FERNANDO SUÁREZ ESCOBAR
In both painting and sculpture, Suárez Escobar's work is deeply based on his own personal history and experiences. He is also known for his ability to seamlessly combine elements of realism and abstract art.
His artwork often evokes a sense of emotion and movement, and his use of color and texture is striking and unique. His sculptures are known for their bold and dynamic forms.
Suarez Escobar is renowned in the art world for his recurring character, Juanita Fortuna, and his abstract artworks have been displayed and sold globally, with a presence in over 40 countries, including Argentina, Singapore, Belgium, France, the USA, the Middle East, Japan, and China. His work has been acclaimed by critics and art lovers and has been featured in numerous galleries and museums. Fernando Suárez Escobar's art reflects his unique perspective and continues to inspire and captivate audiences around the world. Fernando Suarez Escobar is an outstanding artist and a true creative force in the contemporary art world. He has also made his mark in Hollywood, where he has worked for major music and film studios, creating illustrations for album covers as well as murals. His intense dedication to his art and his relentless search for artistic expression continue to make him one of today’s most influential and respected artists.
Characteristic words for Fernando’s artwork:
strength, movement, lightness, amusement, essence, abundance, elegance, and magical detail.
2019-2023 - Exhibition of new paintings in Concave base, in Chez Xefo, Poble Nou Barcelona.
Exhibition in Focus Art Gallery in Sitges, Spain.
2017 - Exhibition in Brussels Art Fair “Acessible Art Faire”, Belgium.
Exhibition in “Galerij Marbes” in Cortrique, Belgium.
Exhibition in “Art Fair Malaga” – International contemporary art-faire – Spain.
2012 - Publish the book ´Juanita Fortuna I” second edition in Portuguese.
2011 - Collective exhibition in the Galerie BRENART, Bruxelles, Belgium.
Opens his own second gallery in Paseo de Gracia 55-57, n.3 and 4, Barcelona, Spain.
2010 - Collective exhibition "Arte para Haití ", in the Museo Diocesano in Barcelona, Spain. Collective exhibition in Mercedez- Benz Center, represented by Mulan Gallery, Singapur.
2009 - Exhibition of sculpture and painting in the Boulevard de los Anticuários, Barcelona, Spain. Exhibition of sculpture in the Espacio Colón Gallery, Valencia, Spain.
Collective exhibition in the Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain.
2008 - Collective exhibition in Art Elysées faire represented by Jean Paul Perrier, Paris, France.
Collective exhibition of sculpture in the Galería Fineart in Barcelona.
Exhibition of original artworks on paper and printings, using a variety of techniques, in the Galerie Forum Lindenthal, Cologne, Germany.
Permanent exhibition in Mulan Gallery, Singapore.
2007 - Set up his own gallery, “Fernando Suárez Galería-Studio”, in Sitges, Barcelona, introducing new artworks in sculpture and concave paintings.
Collective exhibition in the Galería Fineart in Barcelona.
2006 - Exhibition of painting and sculpture in the Galeria Pau d´Arara, Barcelona.
Exhibition of sculpture in the Galeria Ágora, Barcelona.
Collective exhibition of sculpture in the Galeria Gonzalo Olivan, Barcelona.
2005 - Exhibition of painting and sculpture in the Festival of South America, in Corumbá, Mato Grosso do Sul (Brazil).
Exhibition of painting and sculpture in the Museu de Arte Contemporanea – “MARCO” – Campo Grande, M. S. (Brazil).
2004 - Exhibition of sculpture in "Workshops Portas Abiertas", Rio de Janeiro.
Sculptures and murals created for collectors in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
2003 - The Instituto Victor Brecheret was interested in Fernando Suárez´s artworks and began to promote him.
Received an invitation from the Museu Brasileiro de Escultura – “MUBE” in Sao Paulo.
Exhibition painting – horse series - in "Workshops Portas Abiertas", Rio de Janeiro.
2002 - Pilot exhibition for painting and exploring various surfaces in "Workshops Portas Abiertas" Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
2001 - Wrote and illustrated “Juanita Fortuna” Volume 2. Edited the book "Juanita Fortuna" vol.
2000 - Dedicated to an oil paintings series inspired by his sculpture "Juanita Fortuna".
Painting and sculpture exhibition in the Gallery Cândido Portinari, Rio de Janeiro.
1999 - Exhibition of concave paintings in "Workshops Portas Abiertas", Rio de Janeiro.
1998 - Study of the merging of painting, sculpture, and design, combining traditional and contemporary materials.
1997 - Published an illustrated storybook inspired by his last sculpture “Juanita Fortuna”, Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
“Mujer con Manzana” public sculpture in c/Alcalá de Henares, Madrid, Spain.
1996 - Sculptures and paintings were created for collectors in Novo Mexico and Los Angeles (US). Created his sculpture “Juanita Fortuna” for the Museum of outdoor sculpture Alcala de Henares, Madrid.
1995 - Exhibition of painting and sculpture in the Embassy of Colombia, in Brasilia D. F. (Brazil) Created murals in Las Vegas (US). Developed sculptures for Hollywood scenery with art director Eugenio Zanetti, California (US).
1994 - Sculpture exhibition in the J. M. Putot Gallery, Strasbourg (France). Permanent exhibition in the Galería Práxis of Buenos Aires (Argentina).
1993 - Sculpture exhibition in the Galeria Marly Faro, Rio de Janeiro.
Exhibition at the first Expo-Art Barra da Tijuca (gold medal), Rio de Janeiro.
1992 - Sculpture and painting exhibition in the Gallery J. M. Putot, Poligny (France).
Sculpture and painting exhibition in the Centro Cultural Brasil Argentina, in Rio de Janeiro.
1991 - Sculpture exhibition in the Galerie Liehrmann, Liège Belgium.
1990 - Sculpture exhibition in the Galerie Liehrmann, Liège Belgium.
Sculpture exhibition in the Amsa Gallery, Hamburg Germany.
1989 - Sculpture and painting exhibition in the S. H. Root Gallery, Brussels Belgium.
Sculpture exhibition in the Trade d’Art Internationale Lineart-Gent Brucells Belgium.
1988 - Sculptures exhibition in the Hotel Copacabana Palace, Rio de Janeiro.
Sculpture and painting exhibition in Stein et Brigitta Karlgren Gallery, Monaco.
1986 - Painting exhibition in the Galerie L’atelier, in Rio de Janeiro. Sculpture and painting exhibition in the Gallery Unita, in Rio de Janeiro.
1980 - Started a series of painting and sculpture artwork.
1971 - Started studies in the harmony of shape and color; working with a large diversity of materials, in fashion, jewelry, and furniture design. From this varied experience developed techniques in sculpture and painting.