CARLOS BETANCOURT

ARTWORK

Portrait Of A Dream

 

ARTIST BIO

Totems for Love

42-02 RE-COLLECTIONS V, 2008-09

Print on fine art paper ( first one done )

21 x 21 in framed

RESOURCES

CARLOS BETANCOURT

1966 Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
 
 
SOLO EXHIBIT, selections:
2012
Cabinet of Wonders , Venice Projects, Venice, Italy
El Portal, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville Beach, Florida


2011
Portrait of a Garden, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, La
Archaic Substance, Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, Texas
Shooting the Life Fantastic, Heather James Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
 
2009
Carlos Betancourt Re-Collections, Molloy College Art Gallery Long Island, NY
Re-Collections II: Journey into Infinity, J Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida
Lapidus Infinitus, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, Florida
 
2008-2006
The Cut-Out Army, Diana Lowenstein Fine Art, Miami, Florida
Carlos Betancourt: Recent Work ,Galeria Castellon, Castellon, Spain,
The Hand of the Eye, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, Florida
Untitled 1000, Installation, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida
 
2005-2003
About the Archaic Substance, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, La
En la Arena Sabrosa II, OMNI-Art, Miami, Florida
(Gallery Artists) Robert Miller Gallery, NY, NY
Realm of Secrets, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, Texas
 
2002
Archaic Substance, Palacio de Espinola, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain
Carlos Betancourt, Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Interventions in Nature, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida
Recent Photographic Works, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida
 
2001
Carlos Betancourt: Outdoor Photography Project Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida,
Installation: The Sounds, Symbols Project The American Foundation for the Arts, Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council Grant and Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs, Miami, New Forms Grant Installation, Miami Beach, Florida
 
2000-1994
New Works by Carlos Betancourt ,Galeria Casa Colon, Miami Beach, Florida
Images of a Heaven: New Works by Carlos Betancourt, St. Thomas University Atrium Gallery, Miami, Florida
Fracturism, Imperfect Utopia Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida
Carlos Betancourt: Assemblages, Coral Snake Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida
 
GROUP EXHIBITIS, selections
 
2012-2011
Shooting the Life Fantastic, Heather James Gallery, Palm Springs, California
Interconexiones, Museo de Arte, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Pasiones: Margarita Serapion & John Belk Collection, Ponce Museum of Art, Puerto Rico
Identity, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, La
All About Art, Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida (auction)
Portraits from the Permanent Collections, Smithsonian National Gallery, Washington DC
MAM Ball, Cake Atomicos, Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida
(Works from the Permanent Collection) San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
Smash and Grab, Locust Projects, Miami, Florida
Signos Vitales, Nuevas Adquisiciones del Mac, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Puerto Rico, San Juan
Mysterious Object: Portraits of Joan Quinn, Santa Ana College Gallery, Santa Ana, California
Historia Nacional de Fotografia, Instituto de Cultura de Puerto Rico, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Unframed, ACRIA, curated by Vic Muniz, NY, NY
 
2010
(Works from the Permanent Collection), Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida
Museo de Arte de Ponce, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Good and Plenty, Art Center South Florida, Miami Beach, Florida
Ruiz Healy Art, San Antonio, Texas
(Works from the Permanent Collection), San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
 
2009
Photographic Encounter: Humanity and Nature, The City of San Antonio International Center, San Antonio, Texas,
Third Biennial Photography, Norton Museum, Palm Beach, Florida
Photography in the 20th Century, Lowe Museum of Art, Coral Gables, Florida
Jack the Pelican Present, Brooklyn, NY
Smash and Grab, Locust Projects, Miami, Florida
Walter Otero Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Heather James Gallery, Desert Palm, California
Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
 
2007-08
Photoshopping: MOOLA Collects, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
Political Winter Redux , Molloy College Art Gallery, Long Island, New York
Contemporary Art Auction, Sotheby’s, New York, New York
Unbroken Ties, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
People and Places, Selection from the Allen Thomas photography Collection, SECCA, Southeastern
Center for Contemporary Art, Salem, North Carolina
Gen X: Post-Baby-boomers and the New South, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama
Miami Accent, Heriard-Chimino Gallery, New Orleans, La.
Jack the Pelican Present, Brooklyn, NY
Smash and Grab, Locust Projects, Miami, Florida
Aesthetics and Value, Frost Museum, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
The (last) Supper, Miami Art Basel, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, Florida
New Digital Age, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, Florida
Miami Contemporary, Freedom Tower MDCC Gallery, Miami, Florida
City Limits: Re-Collections and The Hedge Installation, DLFA, Miami, Florida
Diana Grimberg Gallery, Ciudad de Panama, Panama
 
2006-2005
No Country is an Island, Raritan Valley Community College, Sumei Art Center, Newark, NJ
Quadrennial of Dusseldorf , Dusselforf, Germany
Au Courant, National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, B. W. I.
Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits, San Antonio Museum of Art. Organized by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; and El Museo del Barrio; San Antonio, Texas
Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida
Remy Toledo Gallery, NY, NY
Miami Art Central, Miami, Florida
Go Figure! Lowe Art Museum of Art, Coral Gables, Florida
What’s New, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Coral Gables, Florida
 
2004-2002
The Rubin Museum of Art, The Flag Project, NY, NY
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Otros Lares, Galeria Senda, Barcelona, Spain
American Dream, The Ignatian Center for the Arts, Miami, Florida
Gallery Artists, Walter Otero Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Essesncies 8, Universitat da Valencia, Spain
Nepotism, Fort Lauderdale Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Don’t Call it Performance, No Lo llames Performance, Museo del Barrio, NY, NY
Photography, Robert Miller Gallery, NY, NY
Assassins of the Mirror: the Body and the Writing, Walter Otero Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Inside and Out: Contemporary Sculpture, Video and Installations Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida
Miami: Visions of Now, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida
De Cuerpos y Almas, Galeria Carmen De la Guerra, Madrid, Spain
Proyecto Menu, Trans-EAT Art Space, Miami, Florida
Space, Museum of Science, Coconut Grove, Florida
Museo Galeria Banco Santander, San Juan, Puerto Rico
PR '02 : En Ruta, outdoor intervention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Photography, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Contexto, outdoor intervention, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Art Basel, Miami Beach, Florida, Robert Miller Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida
Neutral Zone, Art Basel Special Event - outdoor intervention, Miami, Florida
IV Bienal del Caribe, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Mash IV , Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
Miami Tierra Caliente, Centro Cultural Osvaldo Guayasamín, Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
 
2001-1999
Inside and Out: Contemporary Sculpture, Video and Installations, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida
Re-Connect, ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami Beach, Florida,
25 Powerful Artists in 25 Days New Gallery, University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida
IV Bienal del Caribe, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Departing Perspectives , Espiritu Santo Bank, Miami, Florida
Mash IV , Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
Miami Tierra Caliente, Centro Cultural Osvaldo Guayasamín, Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
61st National Competition of American Painting, The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, Florida
Group Exhibit, Galeria Casa Colon, Merida, Mexico
 
1998-90
Miami Artists Group Show, Conde-Goodman Gallery, Miami, Florida
Lucky 13, South Florida Art Center , Miami Beach, Florida
Art Against Aids VII, Coral Gables, Florida
Miami Right Now, Gallery on One, Sarasota, Florida
Sheets, Helen Cevern Gallery, NY, NY
Five Latin American Artists, HB Starr Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
Fracturism, Arte BA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Who’s Who, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, Florida
In Color, Lohman and Busse Gallery, Dortmund, Germany,
Summer Exhibit, Ambrosino Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida
Sheets, World Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida
Feria del Mueble, Milano, Italy
Miami Artist Series, Coral Snake Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida
 
COMMISIONS ( public and private) selections:
GLASSTRESS, Venice Projects, Berengo Studio; Murano glass sculpture, Venice and Murano, Italy
Miami Art Museum; “Atomic Cakes”, site specific installation, Miami, Florida
Miami-Dade Art in Public Places Trust; Public Art commission for Metrozoo, “Still Zoo”, outdoor sculpture, Homestead, Florida
Let them Feel Pink! Absolut Outrageous Awarehouse; Site specific sculpture, Miami, Florida
University of Pittsburg Press; “ City of a Hundred Fire”, artwork for book cover, USA and International
Neiman Marcus; limited edition scarf from original artworks, San Antonio, Texas
Celebrity Cruises Ship - Reflections of The Seas; site specific wall and ceiling murals, sculptural elements and sound, installed in Pappemberg, Germany, International
Barneys NY; limited edition swimwear from original artworks, Miami, Florida and NY, NY
Miami-Dade Art in Public Places Trust; Public Art commission for Miami International Airport, large scale marble wall sculpture, Miami, Florida
Celebrity Cruises Ship – Equinox: site specific photographic artwork , International
La Comunidad for Art Basel; “The Cut-Out Army”, site specific installation, Miami, Florida
Starwood, St Regis; limited edition artwork reproduction print, Miami, Florida
Sagamore Hotel; “Daca Bagua”, site specific large-scale outdoor photographic artwork, Miami Beach, Florida
Bass Museum of Art; “Untitled 1000 with Souvenier,site specific large-scale outdoor photographic artwork
International Press, Tigertail Productions; A South Florida Poetry Annual, “Untitled, after September”, artwork for book cover, Miami, Florida
BBH of London;“ Re-Collections”, site specific installation, Doral, Florida
Arte Publico de Puerto Rico; Public Art site specific outdoor sculpture ( awarded not executed), San Juan, Puerto Rico
National Museum Association; “Spiral Hand”, Bass Museum of Art, limited edition artwork reproduction on t-shirts, Miami, Florida
Ediciones Vertigo; Las Practicas de la Carne, “Self Portrait with letter to Aracoel”, artwork for book cover, International
Royal Caribbean Cruses - Oasis Ship; “A Flock of Seagulls”, site specific large scale sculpture, installed in Turku, Finland, International
Celebrity Crusie Ship – Solstice; “Magic Garden”, site specific large scale sculpture, installed in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, International
Royal Caribbean - Oasis of the Seas; “Magic Trees”, 1.5 ton bronze trees sculpture, , installed in Turku, Finland, International
Royal Caribbean - Allure of the Seas; “Enchanted Trees”, 3 ton bronze trees sculpture, , installed in Turku, Finland. International
 
AWARDS, selections:
Stars of Design 2010, Visual Arts
National Endowment for the Arts Grant, in collaboration with Florida International
University Art Museum
Art Walks Grant, City of Delray, Florida
Florida Individual Artist Fellowship, Honorable Recipient
Florida Department of State Millennium Cultural Recognition Award
Dade County Cultural Affairs New Forms Grant
City of Miami Beach Arts Council Grant
The American Foundation for the Arts Grant
Chivas Regal Order of Distinction Visual Arts Award
The Digital Age: New Media Art Competition Award, Art Center South Florida
Miami Dade Community College Hall of Fame
 
PUBLIC COLLECTIONS, selections:
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY
The National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
The Frost Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida
McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas
Ponce Museum of Art, Ponce, Puerto Rico
Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida
Essencies Collecio Olor Visual Ernesto Ventos, Barcelona, Spain
Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California ( promised gift, private collector)
 
Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Gran Canaria, Spain
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Gulf Coast Museum, Largo, Florida; Museum of Latin American Art Long Beach, Ca
MOLAA, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
Miami-Dade Community Foundation, Miami, Florida
Recent Acquisitions: Art Bank Collection, Miami, Florida
Museo de Arte, Puerto Rico


ART FAIRS, selections:
Art Platform -Los Angeles, California
Art Paris, Paris, France
Art Basel – Miami, Florida
Scope – The Hamptons, NY; Miami, Florida; NY, NY; Basel, Switzerland
Arco - Madrid, Spain
Art Dallas -Texas
Art Houston - Texas
Art Platform -Los Angeles, California
Pulse – Miami, Florida; NY, NY
Art Chicago - Illinois
Circa - San Juan, Puerto Rico
Art Bologna - Italy
Art Dubai -United Arab Emirates
MACO Art Fair - Mexico City, Mexico
 
EDUCATION
1983-85 Miami-Dade Community College
1985-87 Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Associate in Science, Design

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