Born in 1977 Quito, Ecuador
Lives and work in Miami, FL

Education
1995-99 The Cooper Union, New York, NY
1992-95 New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL

Honors
2015 Exhibeo’s Rebirth & Renewal Art Competition, 2nd Place Prize with Featured Review
2014 Colors of Humanity Landscapes Show, 2nd Place Prize Winner
2013 Creative Quarterly 100 Best of 2014, Fine Arts Winner, published in Annual
2013 Irreversible Magazine Competition, Winner, published in winter issue
2013 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, exhibited at SCOPE, National Finalist
2013 Creative Quarterly, Winner, published in issue #33
2012 Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, included in short film documentary and exhibited at SCOPE, National Finalist
2011 Creative Quarterly, Winner, published in issue #26
2011 Aesthetica, Shortlist, work included in Aesthetica Creative Works Annual
2011 Arts Districts Competition Winner, work featured in Dec/Jan issue
2011 Manifest Gallery, work included in 1st Painting Annual
2010 Best of Show-Fredric Snitzer, New*Art, Armory Art Center
2007 My Art Space, NY, NY Competition, Finalist
2003 Art Dept International, Modern Art Finalist
1998 Gameworks/World Studio Foundation, Visual Art Grant
1995 The Cooper Union, Full-tuition Scholarship


Selected Exhibitions

2016 Audacious: Contemporary Artists Speak Out Denver Art Museum, CO
2016 Dirt: Yuta Suelo Udongo Te F.A.U. Ritter Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
2015 New Familiar The Brayer Galley, Ventura, CA
2015 VII Latin American Art Exhibit AOTA at Pfizer, New York, NY
2015 All-Media Biennial Art & Culture/Hollywood, FL
2014 Turning Tides: Art Basel Showcase Hotel Victor South Beach, Miami Beach, FL(solo)
2014 Sea Rising Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2014 Latin Views Biennial Alexey von Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CN
2014 Abracadabra Art & Culture Center of Hollywood, FL
2013 SCOPE Miami Beach Artisan Finale, Miami Beach, FL
2013 Irreversible Winners Gallery 2014, Hollywood, FL
2013 Water Rites GUILD-Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL
2013 Dirt, Yuta Suelo Udongo Te Spear Building, Miami, FL
2013 Affordable Art Fair NYC - Tache Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Jovan Karlo Villalba Recent Works, Project Fine Art, Ft. Lauderdale, FL
2013 Terra Incognita A.D. Gallery at The University of NC, Pembroke, NC
2012 SCOPE Miami Artisan Series, Miami, FL
2012 Out of Site Fred Snitzer at CasaLin, Miami, FL
2012 GUILD: Puro Coral Gables Museum, Coral Gables, FL
2012 A Midsummer Night's Dream II Warehouse Alternative Space, Miami, FL
2012 Transitional Dwellings Tache Gallery, NYC, NY (solo)
2012 Everything Changes Robert Lange Studios, Charleston, SC
2012 NYC Affordable Art Fair Tache Gallery, NYC, NY
2011 Tomorrow Stars Verge Art Fair, Miami, FL
2011 "Paint Works" National Arts Club, NYC, NY
2011 Been Around the Block Christopher Miro Gallery, Miami, FL
2011 I love you so... National Arts Club, NYC, NY
2011 All-Media Biennial Art & Culture/Hollywood, FL
2010 Artbitch Calix Gustav Gallery, Miami, FL
2010 Verge Art Fair-Artformz Miami Beach, FL
2010 Natural Selection Coconut Grove Gallery, Miami, FL
2010 NewArt Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2010 Latin Views Biennial 5 Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT
2010 New Beginnings Demossa Gallery, Laguna Beach, CA
2010 Young Blood: New Wave ArtSeen Gallery, Miami, FL
2010 The Passing Calix Gustav Gallery, Miami, FL
2010 Storm Submergedart Gallery, Newark, NJ
2010 The Rite of Spring Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Paint Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2010 The Group Show 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Art for Haiti Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
2009 Young Blood ArtSeen Gallery, Miami, FL
2009 QI4 Biennial Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
2008 Latin Views Biennial Schlippe Gallery, Groton, CT
2008 Jovan Villalba: Premonitions Tria Gallery, NYC, NY (solo)
2007 Deviant Behavior Artformz Gallery, Miami, FL
2006 Latin Views Biennial Mystic Art Center, Mystic, CN
2006 The Studio Visit Exit Art, NYC, NY
2005 Basel: Visages & Secrets Mazieres Gallery, Miami, FL
2005 Exit Biennial II: Traffic Exit Art, NYC, NY
2004 CDG Show Gerard Gallery, Marina Del Rey, CA
2004 Transitions SoNo Gallery, NYC, NY (solo)
2004 Bino-scapes Berlinerkunst Project, Berlin, Germany
2003 Beyond the Skin SoNo Gallery, NYC, NY
2003 Entity Paula Barr Gallery, NYC, NY
2003 Wet Paint Office Ops Gallery Space, Brooklyn, NY
2002 Primer Salon de Arte Cubano SoNo Gallery, NYC, NY
1999 3000 Chairs New York Design Center, NYC, NY

Collections

Ricardo Pau Llosa Latin American Art Collection

Denver Art Museum Permanent Collection

Miami-Dade Public Schools Permanent Collection 

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