Ramon Oviedo  (Dominican, 1927) 

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Ramon Oviedo, Vendedores de Chucherias

 

Ramon Oviedo
Vendedores de Chucherias
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Ramon Oviedo, Prisa en Dos Direcciones (Speed in Two Directions)

 

Ramon Oviedo
Prisa en Dos Direcciones (Speed in Two Directions)
acrylic on canvas

 

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Ramon Oviedo, Composition abstraite

 

Ramon Oviedo
Composition abstraite
oil on canvas

 

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Ramon Oviedo, Untitled

 

Ramon Oviedo
Untitled, 1999
mixed media on paper

 

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1927   Born in Barahona, Dominican Republic
1978   The World Almanac names him as the most important painter from his country
2009   Antonio Ocaña and Mildred Canahuate present at the art gallery Arawak of Santo Domingo en exhibit titled "Oviedo, universo magico" to celebrate the 85th birthday of Ramon Oviedo. The selected paintings were created between 1994-2004 and form part of the Ocaña collection
2007   His mural painting "El nacimiento de la constitucion" is unveiled in the National Congress of the Dominican Republic. The size of this painting is of 195 x 16 inches.
2006   The Ministry of Culture of the Dominican Republic inaugurated on September 6 the "Sala Ramon Oviedo" a space dedicated to art exhibits.
2005   His mural painting "Justice" in unveiled at the "Sala Augusta" of the new building of the Supreme Court of Justice in his native D.R. The size of this is 110 inches in height by 347.5 inches in width (2.79 meters by 8.81 meters)
2004   Commemorating his 80th birthday five major exhibits are organized in Santo Domingo:
1. "The last decade" representing paintings on canvass by Ramon Oviedo at the Centro Cultural de España (Spanish Embassy Cultural Center)
2. "Recent drawings" at the contemporary gallery ElEspacio, with drawings made by Ramon Oviedo in the first months of 2004
3. "Recent paintings" at the contemporary gallery Lyle O. Reitzel with paintings made by Ramon Oviedo in the first months of 2004
4. "Selfportraits" including over twenty selfportraits created by Ramon Oviedo in the last four decades at the French Embassy
5. "Homenage to Oviedo" where several of the best young artists created each a painting inspired by Oviedo's Works at the contemporary gallery Arawak
His sculpture "Absolut Oviedo" is exhibited at Plaza España in Santo Domingo, D.R. as part of the public project "Absolut Generations"
2003   Exhibits a series of small paintings in La Galeria, Santo Domingo, D.R.
Ramon Oviedo is included in the 2004 edition of the Pequeño Larousse, the most important dictionary and enciclopedia in the Spanish language.
Inaugurates at the Fundación Global para la Democracia y el Desarrollo his mural painting "Summum" made in acrilic on canvass. The size of this mural painting is 130 inches in height by 300 inches in width.
2001   Inaugurates a mural of three meters high by twenty meters in length at the Presidential Room in the Secretary of State of the Armed Forces of his native Dominican Republic
Major exhibit at the Chateau Musee Grimaldi in Cagnes sur Mer, France of his paintings from 1994 thru 2000. This exhibit was curated by Cecira Armitano and the entire museum was dedicated to this exhibit.
The Expo Fleur of the French Mediterranean (the most important flower fair in France) promotes this important event with a painting of Ramon Oviedo.
Inaugurates his mural painting titled "Bolivar is America" in the Embassy of the Republic of Venezuela in the Dominican Republic.
Presents his most recent works titled "Oculto Deambulatorio" in the Galeria de Arte Arawak in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. This exhibit was curated by Cecira Armitano.
2000   Presents his new production titled "Traces of the Future" in Artspace/Virginia Miller Galleries in Coral Gables, Florida during the months of February, March and April.
An exhibit of his recent paintings inaugurates the new French Embassy in the Dominican Republic. This exhibit is curated by Cecira Armitano.
Participates in the exhibit "Espaces des Ameriques" along with Lam, Matta, Segui, Cardenas etc., which was first shown in Paris, France at the Maison de Ameriques Latine which will be presented in Haiti, Peru and other latinamerican and caribbean countries. In the Dominican Republic it was presented at the French Embassy and curated by Hellen Lasalle and Cecira Armitano. This exhibit was created by Edouard Glissant as the initial collection for the Musee Martiniquais des Ats des Ameriques
Participates in the collective of latinamerican art in Artspace/Virginia Miller Galleries starting in May.
“Ramon Oviedo, Dominican Master Painter" is presented at the Alice and William Jenkins Gallery of the Crealde School of Arts in Orlando, Florida. This exhibit is curated by Andres Perez, member of the Crealde Gallery Committee.
Presents at the Museum of Modern Art of his country his most recent production titled "Fabula Mutante" (Mutant Tale) from November 2000 thru february 2001
1999   Participates as special invited guest in the XXI National Biennal of Plastic Arts in the Museum of Modern Art of the D.R.
Exhibits in the Museo de las Americas in San Juan, Puerto Rico, as a special invited guest, in the colective exhibit "Una vision pictorica de la Hispaniola".
The Galleria degli Uffizi of Florence, Italy includes a self portrait of him in their collection for the "Galleria del Ritratti d'Artista"
Participates as special invited guest in the exhibit of dominican painters in the Museum of Modern Art in Cartagena, Colombia.
“Recent selfportraits" is presented at the galeria Arawak of Santo Domingo, D.R.
The Foundation Ramon Oviedo, Inc. is created.
Participates as special invited guest in the exhibit "Latin American and Caribbean Art" presented at UNESCO, Paris, France.
Participates with five paintings in an exhibit in homage to Oswaldo Guayasmin at the Centro de la Cultura Ecuatoriana in the D.R.
Participates in an exhibit of Latin American Masters in Artspace/Virginia Miller Galleries, Miami, Florida.
Participates in a colective of Latin American Masters at the Maison de la Amerique Latine in Paris, France along with Wifredo Lam, Roberto Matta and others.
Participates as special invited guest with an individual of recent paintings in the Summit of Heads of State and Governement of 78 countries of the ACP (Atlantic, Caribbean and Pacific) held on november 25 and 26 in the Dominican Republic.
1998   Participates as special invited guest in the exhibit "Interpretation of the Precolombian Culture in the Caribbean Contemporary Art" held at the Museum of Man in the D.R.
“Evolutionary Persistence of Form in Matter" is exhibited during four months in Artspace/Virginia Miller Galleries, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
Participates by special invitation at the Biennal of Cumana in Venezuela
Participates by special invitation at the Cagnes Sur Mer Festival of International Painting in France.
Participates by special invitation in the exhibit "Contemporary Art of the Dominican Republic and Haiti" at the Institut de Cooperation Franco Caraibe of Guadalupe.
Inaugurates his mural "Turbulencia Milenaria" at the Customs headquarters of Haina, D.R.
Participates in colective at the Galeria of Altos de Chavon in La Romana, organized by Sylvia Conde Art Gallery.
Participates in the Autumn Salon in Paris, France in an exhibit of Dominican Art
1997   Participates as special invited guest in the Festival of Visual Arts in the Museum of Modern Art of the D.R.
Participates in the exhibit "Mistery and Misticism in Dominican Art" presented in the Interamerican Development Bank in Washington D.C.
“Evolutionary Persistence of Form in Matter", representing the paintings of the last five years, is exhibited in Ecuador, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic
Presents an exhibit of recent drawings at the Galeria Arawak, D. R.
1996   Inaugurates his mural "Raices" at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo, D.R.
1995   Inaugurates a mural at the international airport of Puerto Plata, D.R.
1992   Inaugurates his mural "Cultura Petrificada" at the headquarters of the UNESCO building in Paris, France
Participates by special invitation at the Biennal of Cuenca, Ecuador
1989   Participates by special invitation at the Biennal of Sao Paolo, Brazil
1988   His second retrospective is held at the Museum of Modern Art of the D.R., with over 800 art pieces exhibited
The second monography on him is published
A documentary film of his paintings is made
1987   Inaugurates his mural "Simfonia Tropical" at the Bank BHD, Dominican Republic
Inaugurates his mural "Lucha Eterna" in a private institution in the D.R.
1986   Inaugurates a mural at the Museum of Natural History of the Dominican Republic
1984   The National Museum of Nicaragua acquires one of his paintings
Exhibits at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Panama
Participates by special invitation in the Biennal of Havana, Cuba
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Panama acquires one of his paintings
Inaugurates a mural in the headquarters of the Central Bank of the Dominican Republic
His painting "Crucifixion Siglo XX" is acquired by the House of the Americas in Havana, Cuba
1982   Inaugurates his mural "Mamamerica" at the headquarters of the Organization of American States in Washington D.C.
1981   Participates as special guest at the Cagnes Sur Mer Festival in France
1980   Participates by special invitation of the Domeq Institute, in the Second Biennal of Ibero-America
1978   Participates by invitaion made by Camilo Jose Cela in the homage to Joan Miro on his 85th birthdate in Palma de Mayorca, Spain
1977   Realizes his first retrospective exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art of the Dominican Republic
1976   Participates in an exhibit organized by the Panamerican Union in Washington D.C.
1972   Participates and was awarded a prize at the Sao Paolo Biennal in Brazil