Leonor Villagra

Country: Peru

Title:  Tango

Medium: Oil

Size: 35.5 x 28 cm

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Villagra has studied Painting, Art Criticism, Art History, and Art Education at the National School of Fine Arts in Lima, Mural Painting at Boitsfort Fine Arts Academy in Belgium, Painting and Etching at Anderlecht Fine Arts Academy in Belgium, Lithography at the Foundation for Graphic Arts, Masserel Center in Lima, and Economics at University Particular Ricardo Palma in Lima.

She has taught painting at the Children's workshop at Art Center Miraflores, Lima and was a teacher in the painting workshop for immigrants: ASBL "The Cactus", Anderlecht. In 1996, Villagra was the Artistic Director of the Annessens Underground Station's Fresco done with young people. She has created theatrical scenery for plays produced by South-American political refugee women, and painted murals in such divers venues as schools, corporate offices, and public buildings throughout Peru.

Her selected exhibitions include: Gallery Armonía, Lima, (permanent); Gallery Aemén & Even, Grimbergen, (permanent) Terug naar de Bron, National Museum, Lima, 2003; Groep Pelicaen Exhibition, Lier, 2002; Gallery Fayla, Brussels, 2001; Balades Braivoises, Liege, 2001; Hôtel de ville de Vychi, with UFACSI, 2001; Gallery Volvo Gand, Malmo, 2001; Les trois roses Malmo & Sweden, 2001; Gallery Aemén & Even, Grimbergen, 2000; Gallery Aemén & Even, Kiwanis, Zaventem Airport, Abdij, Grimbergen, 2000, Parcours de femmes, Amazone Gallery, Au Sablon Bruselles, 2000; with Groep Pelicaen in Lier's Béguinage, Hôtel de ville de Lyon, 2000; Ligne Couleur Lumiére, Hôtel de ville de Lille sous le haut patrônage de M. P. Maurois, Maire de Lille, 1999; Cultural Shop, Volvo pro Arte, Gand, 1998; and Hedendaagse Grafiek, Senneberg, 1998.
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