Biography

Born in Montevideo,  April 7, 1955

Darius son of Ignacio and Juana Libya

Attends Malvin Experimental School. Neighborhood in which he lives for 30 years. Secondary performed in the Liceo Elbio Fernández.

He spends his summers in Barra de Maldonado, for his father's family is originally from San Carlos.

In 1976 he married Maria de Lourdes with whom he has four children, Ignacio, Rodrigo, María Inés and Jose Ignacio

Its formation is self-taught, with a strong family influence. His father, lover of painting, amateur painter, wake up in the passion for painting with a rich art library and a critical always useful and successful, encourages his son to paint, encouraging in this regard taking him to museums and galleries and will supply materials. His uncle José Zuloaga excellent draftsman, watercolorist and painter is another important influence. On the one hand his father in the theoretical and practical his uncle Ignacio formed in childhood and adolescence.

His father and uncle, founders of Walmer furniture, which started in the office of cartoonist furniture and interiors; profession for 17 years becomes your livelihood. A few years later his father sold the furniture and design founded another company in which they work intensely for years.

At the end of the 70's Ignacio began painting in a systematic way.

Some painters like Jorge Paez Vilaró, Américo Exposito among others, see their work and encouraged it to continue painting.

In 1993 he held his first exhibition in Montevideo Gallery Anibal Quesada. While I continue with his work planner in parallel, each time pint. In 1999, supported by friends, collectors and the invaluable support of his wife and children, is installed in the barrra Maldonado place not to leave more.

Performs numerous group and solo exhibitions.

 

Artist CV

     2014     250th anniversary of the birth of Artigas" Cuartel de Dragones, Maldonado

     2013     One Hundred Years of La Barra

     2012     Muestra Atelier Zuloaga, Muestar Bicentenario 1811- 2011

                  Muestra Galeria Imperilae, Edificio Imperiale Torre 1 

                  Muestra Showroom Edificio ONE 

                  Muestra en Showroom Edificio Selenza 

                  Muestra Café Tribunales

                  Muetra Palacio Legislativo

     2011     Muestra Universidad Politécnica y Artística del Paraguay

                  Muestra Paraná Country Club, Ciudad del Este

                  Disertación Universidad Politécnica y Artística del Paraguay 

                  Muestra Bolsa de Valores de Montevideo

                  Muestra Bolsa de Comercio de MontevideoMuestra Rara Avis, Teatro Solís

                  Muestra 6280 Gallery

                  Muestra Café tribunales

                  Presencia en la Edicion del Bicentenario de la Revista "Transformación Estado Democracia", Presidencia de la Republica.

     2010     Muestra Discount Bank, Punta del Este, Uruguay

                  Realización de murales, Cannes, Francia

     2009     Muestra en sede central Amex, Punta del Este, Uruguay 

                  Arte Rosario, Abiad Producciones, Santa Fe, Argentina

     2008     Muestra New Generation Ibero Art, Emiratos Palace Hotel, Abu Dhabi, Emiratos Arabes Unidos

     2007     Muestra “Focus” Espacio Cultural El Tranvía, San Pablo, Brasil (Declarada de interes general por la Intendencia Municipal de                             Maldonado)

                  Muestra en el Consulado Uruguayo, San Pablo, Brasil 

                  Muestra Reserva Cultural, San Pablo, Brasil

                  Muestra Abu Dhabi y Dubai, Emiratos Arabes Unidos

     2006     Espacio Cultural El Tranvía, San Pablo

     2005     Muestra Aniversario de la Independencia de Uruguay El Tranvía Cultural, San Pablo, Brasil 

                  Muestra individual, presentada por Edgar y Roberta Von Scholosssberg, en RVS Fine Arts 

                  Gallery South Hampton, Nueva York, USA

     2004     Feria de Arte y Antigüedades en “Hebraica” San Pablo, Brasil 

                  Galería Bita Art Lofts, San Pablo, Brasil

                  Espacio Cultural El Tranvía, San Pablo 

                  Galeria Bolsa de Arte, Porto Alegre

                  V Exposición de Artes Plásticas Brasil/Uruguay, en Homenaje a Carlos Páez Vilaró

                  Memorial de América Latina, San Pablo

                  Feria de Arte, Apeu, Punta Carretas, Montevideo 

                  Arteuy Fine Arts Gallery, Montevideo 

     2001 - 2002     Muestra Colectiva “Interacidades” itinerante en los países del MERCOSUR

     2001     Muestra Colectiva “Uruguay País de Artistas” en Porto Alegre,Bahía, Río de Janeiro, San Pablo y Brasilia

     1997     Country Club, Punta del Este, Uruguay 

                  Sala Vaz Ferreira, MEC 

     1994     Museo de Arte Americano, Maldonado, Uruguay

     1993     Galería Montevideo, Quesada 

                  Mezza Fine Arts Gallery, Miami , USA

     1990     Taller en Casa Zuloaga, Bvar. España 2228, Montevideo 


 

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