ESTEBAN URBIETA

Esteban Urbieta (Juchitán, Oaxaca, 1973) visual artist heir to the Zapotec Culture. At an early age, he made his first works in a self-taught way, painting on rusty sheets in the body shop and automotive painting of his father. He studied plastic arts at the School of Fine Arts of the Benito Juárez Autonomous University of Oaxaca, and at the Plastic Arts Workshop "Rufino Tamayo," in the City of Oaxaca. He has been one of the outstanding students of the Shinzaburo Takeda teacher. His creative work includes different techniques: Sculpture, Vitreous Enamel works, Graphics and Canvases intervened with some poets from the state of Oaxaca. He has exhibited in Mexico and abroad individually and collectively. His work has deserved multiple recognitions. In 2017, the magazine Mujeres Shaique distinguished him for his artistic contributions to Oaxaca. In 2005, he was selected at the 4th Biennial of Painting and Sculpture of the Southeast, CONACULTA, Chiapas, Mexico. In 2001, he was a fellow of the State Fund for Culture and the Arts, Oaxaca, Mexico. In 1999, he was selected in the 1st Biennial of Painting and Engraving Paul Gauguin, Autonomous University of Guerrero, Mexico. Coordinates the project "Giants of color”, together with the Suke Association, for the benefit of children affected by the earthquake in Mexico, on September 7, 2017; which consists of workshops on Painting, Engraving, Singing, Poetry and Screening of documentaries.

 

Recent Exhibitions:

2017 | Oaxaca to Miami | Gallery Breuer | Miami Beach, USA.
2017 | Depth of color | Terracotta Gallery | Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico.
2018 | Vitality in Flight | Larimar Gallery  | Oaxaca de Juárez, Mexico

Liberation to life

 

LIBERATION TO LIFE

2018

Oil / ground on canvas

100 x 100 cm

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WHITE IBIS

2017 

Oil on canvas 

150 x 200 cm

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INTERCEDING

2018

Oil / ground on canvas 

100 x 100 cm

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FULL MOON

2017 

Oil on canvas 

100 x 100 cm

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FROND FOR THE HALF DAY

2018

Oil /ground on canvas 

100 x 100 cm

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FLOWER NEST

2016

Oil on canvas 

120 x 60 cm

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S.T.

2017

Oil on canvas 

30 x 30 cm

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HORSE IN THE SEA

2014

Oil / ground on canvas 

150 x 140 cm

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NESTING

2017

Oil on canvas 

120 x 100 cm

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FLIGHT VITALITY

2012

Oil / ground on canvas 

150 x 160 cm

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