María Esther Barbieri
(Caracas. Distrito Capital 1963 /Resides and works in Naguanagua, Carabobo state)
Graduated as an Industrial Engineer from the University of Carabobo (1987) she has made several studies in the area of the arts, among which stand out: 2002 - 2006 Studies in Pure Art Cultural Extension Center of the José Antonio Páez University, Valencia Carabobo State. Venezuela. Ceramic Technology Fire Art Workshop, with the teacher Cándido Millán, 2006; Diploma of the Arts of Fire, University of Carabobo 2007-2008; Residence Scholarship III Milenio, Spain 2009 and Diploma of Contemporary Art, Universidad Metropolitana, Caracas 2014.
He has made the following individual exhibitions: Intertwined Nature, Eladio Alemán Sucre Cultural Center (2014) Valencia. Codified Reality, Gallery Space 5 (2013) Valencia. Alchemy, Secadero Uno, Hacienda la Trinidad (2013) Caracas. The Hide and Seek of the Forgotten, Cabinet of Drawing and Print (2010) Valencia. Tribute to the Soul, Luis Guevara Moreno Gallery, Dr. Manuel Feo La Cruz Public Library, (2006) Valencia.
As a participant in group exhibitions, the following stand out: Visual Dialogues, Space Gallery 5 (2014) Valencia, Memories of the Collection. Identity of a Museum, Cabinet of the Drawing and of the Print (2014) Valencia. The Line in the Engraving, Cabinet of the Drawing and of the Print (2013) Valencia. Biennial National Exhibition of the Arts of Fire, editions 39,38,37,36,35,34 and 33. Braulio Salazar University Gallery (2013, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006) Valencia. Biennial I National Hall of Drawing and Print. Cabinet of Drawing and Print (2013) Valencia. Grupo Artemusa, 5 editions of Landscape, Passion and Sacred. Black Park Hipolita. Valencia. Arteaméricas Convention Center Miami (2012) Florida. Biennial of Graphic Miniatures Luisa Palacios, editions XIV, XIII and XII. TAG (2011, 2008, 2006) Caracas. Annual Meeting ACAF, Editions XVI, XV, XIV, XIII, XII and XI. Centro Cultural Eladio Alemán Sucre. (2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009) Valencia. VIII Mondial del'Estampe et de la Gravere Originale. Triennale de Chamaliéres (2010) France. From nothing 8. Exhibition Halls of the Castle of Alcalá del Júcar (2009) Spain. Graphic Actuality in Carabobo. Cabinet of Drawing and Print (2006) Valencia.
His work has been worthy of the following awards: Premio Ceramicas Carabobo. 40 National Hall of Fire Arts. Braulio Salazar University Gallery (2015) Valencia. City of Valencia Award. 38 National Hall of Fire Arts. Braulio Salazar University Gallery (2011) Valencia. Prize Institute of the Arts of Image and Space. 36 National Hall of Fire Arts. Braulio Salazar University Gallery (2009) Valencia. General Motors Award of Venezuela. 34 National Hall of Fire Arts. Braulio Salazar University Gallery (2007) Valencia.
Art Carelis Award. First National Edition, Art Gallery Carelis, Maracay July 2015.
His work has been published in Book 500 PRINTS ON CLAY. Larks Ceramics. Paul Andrew Wandles (2013).