Elba Damast

Country: Venezuela
 

Title:  Heart of the House

Medium: Wood, window screen, acrylic, 2000 figures of baked dough, plaster epoxy, sound, light

Size: 11' x 12' x 9'





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Damast studied at the Ramon Zapata School of Theatre and Literature in Valencia, Venezuela from 1961 to 63. Then she attended the School of Plastic Arts, Arturo Michelena, Valencia, Venezuela where she recieved her BFA in 1964 and her MFA in 1966.

Her selected solo exhibitions include: Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC, 1995; Joel Kessler Fine Art, Miami Beach, Florida, 1995; Robin Hutchins Gallery, Orange, New Jersey, 1994; Olson Fine Art, Brussels, Belgium, 1994; Piaza de Armas and Casa de la Alcaldia, San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1993; Museum of Contemporary Art, Panama City Panama, 1993; Museo del Hombre Hondureño, Tegucigalpa, Honduras, 1993; Morante Gallery, New York, 1992; Museum Patronato Pro-patrimonio Cultural, San Salvador, El Salvador, 1992; and Galeria de Arte Ascado, Valencia, Venezuela, 1992.

Her selected group exhibitions include: Vista Gallery, New York, 1995; Latin American Women Artists, 1915-1995, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1995; House Sweet House, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey, 1994; Latin Women Artists, Americas Gallery, New York, 1994; 5th Biennial of Havana, Havana, Cuba; Fia, Galaria de Arte Ascaso, Valencia, Venezuela, 1994; Latin Americans Against Aids, White Hall Gallery, New York, 1994; and El Espiritu del Arte Latinoamericano, Valanti Gallery, San Jose, Costa Rica, 1993.
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