Raúl Díaz



 




Born in Cordoba, Argentina on August 16.
From ages 10 through 12 he studies drawing and painting with private professor Galarza.
Studies painting in the studio of Italian artist Cristiano Czernis.
1975 ¿1976
Takes architecture courses at the Faculty of Architecture and Urbanism at the National University of Cordoba
1977 ¿ 1981
Postpones his studies at the university and works in the fields of Decoration and Architecture
1981 ¿ 1985
Returns to his studies of Architecture at the university and reaches Level 5, when he decides to dedicate himself solely to painting.
1980 ¿ 1981
Takes courses on painting at the Open Studios of the Provincial School of Arts Figueroa Alcorta at Cordoba.
Participates in the Group "The Corner of the Painters" ("El Rincón de Los Pintores")
1984 ¿ 1990
Begins to send his paintings to private and public exhibits,obtaining important recognitions and awards. During this time, he also attends alternatively to several Studios of Fine Art Artists.
It is in this year that he begins to do individual exhibitions and is invited to participate in group exhibits as well.

EXHIBITIONS 2005 2006
2005
Art Miami ¿ Jerald Melberg Gallery Miami Beach ¿EEUU
Galería Kreisler ¿ Madrid ¿ España
Art Palm Beach - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Palm Beach ¿Florida- .EEUU
Art San Francisco - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ San Francisco ¿California .EEUU
Works & Paper - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ N.York .EEUU
ArteAmericas- Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Coconut Grove-Miami-.EEUU
Art Chicago - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Chicago ¿ILL .EEUU
Arte BA - Via Margutta Arte Contemporáneo - Bs As ¿ Argentina
Pan American Gallery - Dallas - Texas EEUU
Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Charlotte - Carolina del Norte - EEUU
Art Santa Fe - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Santa Fe - N.Mexico .EEUU
Arnot Museun ¿ Elmira - NY-EEUU
Museo L. E. Spilimbergo - Unquillo ¿ Córdoba- Argentina
Nexus Modern Art ¿ La Haya ¿ Holanda
Museo Eduardo Sivori - Buenos Aires- Argentina
2006
Art Miami - Miami Beach ¿EEUU
Art Palm Beach - Palm Beach ¿Florida- .EEUU
Art San Francisco - San Francisco ¿California .EEUU
Works & Paper - N.York .EEUU
ArteAmericas- Coconut Grove-Miami-.EEUU
Art Chicago - Chicago ¿ILL .EEUU
Timothy Tew Gallery - Atlanta ¿ EEUU
MOLAA ¿ Museum of Latin american art ¿ Long Beach ¿ California. EEUU

COLLECTVE EXHIBITIONS
1984
Human Rights Salon, Museum Genaro Pérez. -Cordoba-Argentina
Selection of Murals for Holy Week, Municipality of Cordoba. Cordoba -Argentina
Self-Portrait Salon Art Gallery Giaroli. Cordoba-Argentina
Outdoor painting Salon Theater Galleries. Cordoba-Argentina
Corner of Painters ¿ Cordoba- Argentina
1985
Salon National de Painting-Fundación Pro-Art. Cordoba- Argentina
Art in Cordoba- Festive Fair Complex Cordoba. Argentina.
II Juvenile Salon of Painting Dante Alighieri ¿ Italian Institute of Culture.
IV Provincial Salon of Varillas City - Cordoba ¿Argentina.
1986
X National Salon of Cordoba City. Cordoba-Argentina
V Provincial Salon of Varillas City - Cordoba ¿ Argentina.
Art in Cordoba- Festive Fair Complex Cordoba. Argentina
Juvenile Painting Salon ¿ French Alliance. - Argentina
Anniversary National Mortgage Bank Salon -Cordoba ¿ Argentina
1987
XI Salon and National Award Cordoba City - Drawing. -Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Images of the River Suquia, Painting contest Munic.de Cba. -Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Small Format Salon (A.P.A.C.) -Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Art in Cordoba- Festive Fair Complex- Argentina.
1988
Regional Painting Salon, Varillas City-Cordoba.
National Painting Salon-Foundation Pro-Art. Cordoba ¿ Argentina
National Painting Salon Tucuman City. Argentina
National Painting and Drawing Salon Santa Fe City. Argentina
National Painting and Drawing Salon Province of Entre Rios. Argentina
National Painting Salon Doctor Genaro Pérez- Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Salon Manliba CAYC- Buenos Aires ¿ Argentina
Salon Honorable Chamber of Senators of the Province of Cordoba - Argentina
Exhibit "Portraits of Painters" Gallery Giacomo Lo Bue. Cordoba ¿ Argentina
1989
National Painting Salon-Foundation Pro-Art. Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Salon National de Painting Ciudad de Cordoba. Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Regional Painting Salon, Varillas City-Cordoba-Argentina
Outdoor Painting Salon (U.C.R.) Cordoba Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Provincial Painting Salon Social Bank of Cordoba. Argentina
Exhibit Gallery Giacomo Lo Bue - Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Exhibit "Six Painters" Art Gallery Praxis. Cordoba ¿ Argentina
1990
29 Artists ¿Contemporary Art Center. Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Provincial Painting Salon Manuel Reyna - Cordoba ¿ Argentina
National Painting Salon - Foundation Pro-Art. - Cordoba ¿ Argentina
National Painting Salon Doctor Genaro Pérez- Cordoba ¿ Argentina
1991
Exhibit on the 500 years of America¿s discovery- Museum Caraffa. Cordoba ¿ Argentina
1992
Exhibit on the 500 years of America¿s discovery Museum of Modern Art. Mendoza Argentina
Grand Prize Hugo Pinter- Varillas City - Cordoba.- Argentina
National Painting Salon Manuel Belgrano - Buenos Aires ¿ Argentina
National Drawing Salon Cordoba City. Cordoba ¿ Argentina
National Fund for the Arts-Buenos Aires. ¿ Argentina
Arte B.A.- International Fair of Art Galleries - Gal. de Art Suipacha. Buenos Aires ¿Argentina
1994
Homage to Music - Gallery Hoy en el Art ¿ Buenos Aires¿ Argentina
Art Gallery Praxis ¿ Cordoba ¿ Argentina
National Painting Salon Cordoba City. Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Arte B.A.- International Fair of Art Galleries - Gal. de Art Suipacha. Buenos Aires ¿Argentina
1995
Art Gallery Francisco Vidal - Buenos Aires¿ Argentina
Art Gallery Via Margutta ¿ Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Art Gallery Sonia Levy - Cordoba¿ Argentina
1996
Art Gallery Via Margutta- Cordoba ¿ Argentina
1997
Latin American Art Collection ¿ United Airlines ¿First Class Lounge ¿ Miami Airport ¿ USA.
Contemporary Argentinean Art Palacio Portale -Foundation Simón Patiño ¿ Cochabamba- Bolivia.
Jerald Melberg Gallery - Charlotte, North Carolina- EE.UU
Contemporary Argentinean Art ¿ Salenstein Kunst ¿ Amsterdam ¿ Holland.
Museum Jan Van der Togt - Amtelsveen ¿ Holland.
1998
Art Miami 98 - International Fair of Art Galleries- Jerald Melberg Gallery -
Miami Beach - USA.
Art Palm Beach- International Fair of Art Galleries - Jerald Melberg Gallery -
Bergeim Gallery- Five Argentinean Painters + One Panamanian Sculptor. Palm Beach ¿ Florida - USA.
Works on paper - Jerald Melberg, Gallery - New York - USA.
Lone Star Park at Grand Praierie, Dallas, Texas - Jerald Melberg Gallery
Argentinean Art at the End of the Millennium ¿ Gallery Artspazio - Cordoba ¿ Argentina
Argentinean Art at the End of the Millennium ¿ Gallery Art Actual - -Santiago de Chile ¿Chile
Jerald Melberg- Gallery Charlotte, North Carolina - EE.UU
Jerald Melberg- Gallery Charleston, South Carolina - EE.UU
1999
Art Palm Beach- International Fair of Art Galleries- Jerald Melberg Gallery - Palm Beach ¿ Florida - USA
Works on paper - Jerald Melberg, Gallery - New York - USA.
Jerald Melberg- Gallery Charlotte, North Carolina - EE.UU
Jerald Melberg- Gallery Charleston, South Carolina - EE.UU
I International Art Fair Cordoba ¿ Cabildo Histórico - Cordoba
Fundayt
Artissima International Contemporary Art Fair¿ Torino-Italy
2000
Art Miami - International Fair of Art Galleries- Jerald Melberg Gallery - Miami Beach - USA
Works, on paper - Jerald Melberg, Gallery - New York - USA.
Exhibit Homage to Lino E. Spilimbergo ¿Museum Spilimbergo- Unquillo - Cordoba- Argentina.
Art Twente Fair International ¿ Expocenter - Nexus Modern Art ¿ Hengelo ¿ Germany.
Kunst Rai Fair International ¿ Nexus Modern Art ¿ Amsterdam Holland
Jerald Melberg- Gallery Charlotte, North Carolina - EE.UU
Jerald Melberg- Gallery Charleston, South Carolina - EE.UU
II International Art Fair Cordoba ¿ Sheraton Hotel ¿ Cordoba
Dubuque Museum of Art , Dubuque, Iowa
2001
Art Miami 2001 Theo Waddington Gallery ¿ Miami USA
Works On Paper - Jerald Melberg, Gallery - New York - USA.
Jerald Melberg- Gallery Charlotte, North Carolina - EE.UU
Jerald Melberg- Gallery Charleston, South Carolina - EE.UU
Art San Francisco 2001 Waddington & Tribby Gallery ¿ San Francisco- CA-USA
Art Toronto 2001 Waddington & Tribby Gallery ¿ Toronto- Canada.
2002
Art Twente Fair International ¿ Expocenter - Nexus Modern Art ¿ Hengelo ¿Germany
Jerald Melberg- Gallery Charlotte, Norte Carolina - EE.UU
2003
Museum Caraffa - Cordoba Argentina
Kunst Rai Fair International ¿ Nexus Modern Art ¿ Amsterdam - Holland
Argentina Pinta Bien - Museum Caraffa - Cordoba - Argentina
Art Santa FE - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ New Mexico -.USA
2004
Argentina Pinta Bien - Museum Caraffa - Cordoba - Argentina
Argentina Pinta Bien - Centro Cultural Recoleta - Buenos Aires - Argentina
Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿Charlotte ¿ NC -USA
One-Hundred Years, One-Hundred Artists ¿ Museum Caraffa ¿ Cordoba - Argentina
Art Santa FE - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ New Mexico -.USA

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITS
1987
Art Gallery Giaroli- Cordoba.-Argentina
Fine Art Artists Association - Rio Cuarto City - Cba. Argentina
1991
Suipacha Art Gallery - Buenos Aires -Argentina
1992
Suipacha Art Gallery - Buenos Aires ¿Argentina
1993
Art B.A.- International Fair of Art Galleries - Suipacha Art Gallery Buenos Aires ¿Argentina.
1994
Suipacha Art Gallery - Buenos Aires - Argentina.
1995
Art B.A.- International Fair of Art Galleries - Suipacha Art Gallery Buenos Aires ¿ Argentina.
1996
Conference Press Room, Presidency of the Nation. Inauguration by President of the Nation -Buenos Aires-Argentina
Art B.A.- International Fair of Art Galleries ¿ Art Gallery Via Margutta. Buenos Aires ¿ Argentina.
Museum Doctor Genaro Pérez- Cordoba -Argentina
Art Gallery Via Margutta. Cordoba ¿Argentina
1997
Art Miami International Fair of Art Galleries ¿ Art Gallery Via Margutta. Miami Beach ¿ USA.
Art B.A.- International Fair of Art Galleries ¿ Art Gallery Via Margutta. Buenos Aires -Argentina.
Jerald Melberg Gallery - Charlotte, North Carolina - USA
1998
Art Miami - International Fair of Art Galleries ¿ Art Gallery Via Margutta. USA
Arte BA - International Fair of Art Galleries - Bs. As. - Argentina
1999
Art Miami International Fair of Art Galleries ¿ Art Gallery Via Margutta. Miami Beach - USA
Arte BA - International Fair of Art Galleries - Bs. As. - Argentina
Nexus Modern Art ¿ La Haya ¿ Holland
Over Studio ¿ Roberto Rossi -Torino- Italy.
2000
Art Miami Art Gallery Via Margutta ¿ Miami Beach - USA
Exhibition Homage to Lino E. Spilimbergo ¿Museum Spilimbergo- Unquillo- Cordoba-Argentina.
Arte BA 2000 - Gallery Via Margutta- Buenos Aires ¿ Argentina
Martorelli ¿ Gasser¿Contemporary Art -Cordoba-Argentina
Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿Charleston- South Carolina¿USA
Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Charlotte -North Carolina¿ USA
2001
Art Miami Art Gallery Via Margutta ¿ Miami USA
Waddington & Tribby Gallery - Boca Raton USA:
Arte BA - International Fair of Art Galleries - Gallery Via Margutta- Bs As Argentina
Waddington & Tribby Gallery - Palm Beach USA:
2002
Art Miami Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Miami Beach ¿USA ¿ Presentation of a 225 page book on the artist¿s work
Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Charlotte ¿ NC. ¿ USA
Honoring Máxima ¿ Pulchri Studio La Haya - Holland
Arte BA 2002 - Gallery Via Margutta-Nexus Modern Art - Bs As ¿ Argentina
Via Margutta Contemporary Art. Cordoba ¿Argentina
2003
Art Miami 2003 Via Margutta Contemporary Art¿ Miami Beach -USA
Art San Francisco 03 - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ San Francisco -California.USA
Works & Paper 03 - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ New York .USA
Art Forum - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Palm Beach - USA
ArteAmericas- Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Coconut Grove-Miami-.USA
Art Chicago 03 ¿ Via Margutta Contemporary Art¿ Chicago-Ill-USA
Art Chicago 03 - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Chicago ¿ILL .USA
Timothy Tew Gallery - Atlanta ¿ USA
Arte BA 2003 - Via Margutta Contemporary Art - Bs As ¿ Argentina
Gallery de Art Via Margutta. Cordoba ¿Argentina
2004
Art Miami 2004 Via Margutta Contemporary Art¿ Miami Beach -USA
Art San Francisco 04 - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ San Francisco -California.USA
Works & Paper 04 - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ N.York .USA
ArteAmericas- Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Coconut Grove-Miami-.USA
Art Chicago 04 ¿ Via Margutta Contemporary Art¿ Chicago-Ill-USA
Art Chicago 04 - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ Chicago ¿ILL .USA
Arte BA 2004 - Via Margutta Contemporary Art - Bs As ¿ Argentina
Art Gallery Via Margutta. Buenos Aires ¿Argentina
Art Santa FE - Jerald Melberg Gallery ¿ New Mexico -.USA
Museum Lino E Spilimbergo - Unquillo - Cordoba - Argentina
PRINCIPAL AWARDS OBTAINED
1984
Mention Contest of Stains Ciudad de Cordoba
Prize Selection Holy Week Mural Contest. Cordoba
1985
Third Place Prize Outdoor Painting Galleries of the Theater.
1986
Mention al Envío Salon Aniversario Banco Hipotecario.
1987
Second Place Prize XI National Salon and Award Ciudad de Cordoba
First Place Prize National Scholarship in Painting - National Trust for the Arts.
Third Prize Images of the River Suquia. Cordoba Municipality
Honorable Mention Regional Salon of Las Varillas.
1988
First Prize III Annual Painting Salon Chamber of Senates of the Province of
Cordoba.
Second Place Prize XI Salon and Prize of Cordoba City,
National Painting Salon Doctor Genaro Pérez.
Mention Regional Salon of Las Varillas.
1989
Second Place Prize of Outdoor Painting (U.C.R.)
Mention Provincial Salon of Las Varillas.
1990
Grand Honorary Prize, National Painting Salon Foundation Pro-Art.
First Place Prize National Painting Salon Doctor Genaro Pérez.
Third Place Prize Provincial Painting Salon Manuel Reyna-Cordoba.
1991
First Place Grand Prize Hugo Pinter, Provincial Salon City of Las Varillas-Cba.
1992
First Place Prize Provincial Salon City of Villa Maria,Cordoba.
1993
Honorable Mention, National Salon City of Cordoba.
1994
Special Jury Mention, XVIII Salon and Award Cordoba City.
His artworks are now mainly in collections in Argentina, USA and Holland. Also in France, Spain, Italy, England, Israel, Panama, Brazil, Puerto Rico, Belgium, Bolivia, Uruguay, Colombia and Chile.

Raul Díaz lives and works in Unquillo ¿ Cordoba, Argentina.