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Biography

1998

His work was exhibited during the 27th “Anniversary Ball Auction” in Los Angeles, California.

1999

He participated to the “Viva” project with an exhibition at the Village at Ed Gould Plaza in Los Angeles.

He also organized an exhibition called “Night of Hope” in the “House of Blues”, Los Angeles, California.

2001

His work was the hit of “Latin Style,” the welcome party for the 1st Annual Latin Grammy’s – LA

2002

He received rave reviews for his one-man art shows at the Dragon Gallery in Nyack, New York and in Amagansett in the Hamptons, New York.

2003

Filiberto was honoured as “Best New Artist of the Year” in Los Angeles by “Padres Contra el Cancer” during “El Sueño de Esperanza” with commendations from US Vice President Dick Cheney and other notables.

As a member of the Society of Artist Painters his work could be seen during two years at the Desert Art Centre of Palm Springs.

2005

In May, his solo exhibition “Susurro Edenico“ took place at the fashion and art space “L-7 Set“ in Madrid, Spain, for which he conceded an interview to the “Radio Nacional Exterior de España“.

In July, he designed the set for a new production of the opera “La Bohème“, under the patronage of the Jovellanos theatre of Gijón and several of his paintings were displayed at the Tioda art gallery of Gijón, Spain.

In September, he participated to the 6th edition of the “Independent Art Fair” of Madrid (FAIM).

2006

In February, his art could be seen for the first time in Belgium during a solo exhibition at the Espac’ Art gallery of Mons, for which he received rave reviews from the local press.

A solo exhibition was inaugurated in June at the Mexican Embassy to Belgium, Luxembourg and the European Union, in Brussels.

In July, he participated to the design of another opera set, La Traviata, which was programmed by the aforementioned theatre Jovellanos, and repeated at the Opera of Vigo, Spain, in March 2007.

From December till February 2007, several of his paintings were on display at the K-Galerie of the Bavarian capital, Munich, Germany.

2007

In January, he participated to “Station Antwerp”, a fascinating exhibition combining trend-setting fashion brands and art in the shunting station of Antwerp, Belgium, which fitted within the first edition of the Benelux fashion week.

In May, his work was displayed during a solo exhibition at the Artipasta gallery of downtown Brussels.

In July, he contributed to the set design of Rigoletto, for the Jovellanos theatre of Gijón, Spain.

From November till March 2008, part of his “Black and White” collection was exposed for the very first time in Europe with some of his most breathtaking flowers during a collective exhibition at “Annother Art Gallery” in Aartselaar close to Antwerp, Belgium.

2008

In June, important parts of his collections were simultaneously on display at the Corinna Steiner Gallery of Vienna, Austria and the Star Gallery of Böblingen near Stuttgart, Germany.

2009

From January till February, solo exhibition at the Gallery “El Pacifico” in Stuttgart, Germany

In March, Exhibition at the Gallery Steiner – Art & Wine of downtown Vienna, Austria.

In August, Filiberto works in cooperation with the Gallery Angerer of Vomperbach near Schwaz in Tirol,Austria.

From October to December – Solo exhibition in the Mexican Cultutal Institute of the Mexican Embassy in Vienna, Austria

2010 

In May, group exhibition in the Gallery “Art Présent” in downtown Paris, France

From May to July, solo exhibition at the gallery “Art Café 26” of Williamsburg, VA , USA.

From September to November 2010, group exhibition “Latin America, Magic, Myths and Legends“, organized in the City Hall of Stuttgart, Germany, during the first Ibero-American Cultural days of the city .

2011

In May and June Solo exhibition in the Julio Cortázar gallery of the « Casa Blů » in Prague, Czech Republic

In June – August, group exhibition « México – En el ombligo del Mundo » at the General Consulate of Mexico in Frankfurt , Germany

– From the 1st to the 10th of September, group exhibition ARTRA 2011 at the “atelier Z” of the cultural centre “Christiane Peugeot” in Paris, France

– From the 1st to the 15th of October, DIALOG 2011, a group exhibition organized by the Kalina gallery at the « Kapuzinerstadl » of the city of Deggendorf in Bavaria, Germany.

– From the 8th of October to the 7th of November, « Viva México », a group exhibition organized by curator Adelinda Allegretti at the ATA hotel in Varese, Italy, under the patronage of the Mexican Embassy in Rome and its Consulate in Milan.

– From the 9th to the 11th of December, “Kunst & Living” in the exhibition center AHOY in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

2012

 From the 13th to the 15th of January, he participated to «Art Event» at the convention centre of Namur in Belgium

From the 16th of March until the 13th of April, solo exhibition at the Coghen Art Gallery of Brussels, Belgium

In May, he participated to “Kunst in Weert“, an art event organised by fellow artist Lilian Creemers in the city of Weert, in the Southern part of the Netherlands.

From April until June – Guest artist of the Global Art gallery in Tongeren, Belgium

Artist of the month June at the Kalina gallery of Regen near Deggendorf, Bavaria, Germany

From July to September – “Mexico, land of natural wonders” – 2nd collective exhibition of Mexican visual artists & photographers, and foreign artists friends of Mexico at the General Consulate of Mexico In Frankfurt, Germany

Berliner Liste 2012, fair for contemporary art at the MUMA in Berlin, Germany.

From September until October – “Stimme der Erde, Stimme des Himmels” (Voice of the Earth, Voice of Heaven), group exhibition of Latin American artists organized during the Ibero-American Cultural Festival of Esslingen-Stuttgart-Tübingen, Germany.

From the 13th till the 28th of October, international group exhibition organised by “Global Art” in the beguinage church of Tongeren, Belgium

From the 22nd to the 25th of November 2012, works of Filiberto were on display at the Artists’ Gallery of Southern Germany’s biggest creative fair – “Kreativ & Bastelwelt” – in Stuttgart.

 On Thursday, the 27th of December 2012, the municipal government of Cintalapa (Chiapas, Mexico), headed by its President Antonio Valdez Meza, expressed his gratitude to Filiberto for having excelled and contributed to the high reputation of Cintalapa in the state of Chiapas, in the Mexican Federation and far outside the borders of Mexico.

2013

 From the 438 artworks submitted this year for the Art Prize organised by the Cultural Foundation of the Karlsruhe Savings Bank (Germany), the jury retained Filiberto’s diptych titled “Sentimientos” as one of the 72 best works selected for the 36th Art Prize exhibition of the cultural foundation of the Bank, which was this year themed “Between Spaces“ and took place from March to April.

– In April, he participated to the 3rd edition of “Kunst in Weert“, an Art Event during which works of more than 50 artists were displayed along an interesting Art route crossing the entire city of Weert, in the South of the Netherlands.

– Selected artworks of Filiberto were on display at the “Lê Art Gallery” of Groningen, in the Netherlands, from June to August 2013.

– In July, he joined a group of 10 fellow artists from Belgium and the Netherlands for “Kunst In De Kerk” (Art in de Church); a group exhibition in the beguinage church of the city of Tongeren, in the Belgian province of Limburg.

– From July to September, Filiberto participated for the third consecutive year to the collective exposition of Mexican visual artists and photographers, and foreign artists friends of Mexico, organized by the Consulate General of Mexico in Frankfurt under the theme Mexico: A Journey Through History

– In August, he participated to the 2nd International Global Art exposition in Tongeren, Belgium.

From October to November, he participated to a group exhibition at the cultural center “de Velinx” in the city of Tongeren, Belgium.

Mid-October, he participated to the international art fair of Zurich (Art Zürich), Switzerland, with the Kalina gallery from Regen in Bavaria, Germany.

In November he participated to the 20th edition of Art Taipei in Taiwan, with the LDX Artodrome Gallery from Berlin.

2014

– Solo exhibition „When the winter gets tired“ in the General Consulate of Mexico in Frankfurt am Main

– 37th Price exhibition of the Cultural Foundation of the Karlsruhe Savings Bank

– Group exposition “Artistes du Monde” in Monaco, under the patronage of HSH Prince Albert II.

– Art Beijing 2014, China

– Group exhibition in the belfry of the city hall of Nieuwpoort, on the Belgian North Sea coast.

– Global Art gallery in Tongeren, Belgium

– Group exhibition in the Daelenbroeck Castle in Herkenbosch, The Netherlands

SPECTRUM Miami Art Fair, in the frame of «Miami Art Week» and «Art Basel Miami»

2015

– 14th International SYRLIN Art Prize exhibition, Stuttgart, Germany

– Group exposition “GEGENSÄTZE” , Stuttgart , Germany

– Group exposition “NUDES & SENSUALITY”, Global Art Gallery, Tongeren, Belgium

6th Art Fair of Baden-Württemberg, Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart , Germany

– Solo exhibition “MOMENTS OF NATURE”, Kalina Gallery, Regen, Germany

– 5th International Art Exhibition “ARTISTES DU MONDE” under the patronage of Mrs Marina Picasso, Cannes, France.

 „CONSONANCIAS – DISONANCIAS“ – A group exhibition in the frame of the 6th Latin American Week of the city of Frankfurt am Main, Germany

“125 VARIATIONS ON VAN GOGH” – exhibition of the 125 best artworks nominated for the Van Gogh Art Prize in the Breda’s Museum, The Netherlands

2016

– 39th Art Prize exhibition of the Cultural Foundation of the Karlsruhe Savings Bank, Karlsruhe, Germany

Home & Decoration Fair, Mandelieu la Napoule – France

– „KÖRPERPHANTASIEN“ – juried group exhibition at the Kunstwerk Gallery of Stuttgart – Fellbach, Germany

Global Art Gallery, Tongeren , Belgium – group exhibition

– 6th International Art exhibition “ARTISTES DU MONDE” under the patronage of Ms Marina Picasso, Cannes, France.

Dutch National Art Days, Rotterdam AHOY, The Netherlands

– Artbox Project Miami, SPECTRUM Miami, USA

2017

7th Art Fair of Baden-Württemberg, Haus der Wirtschaft, Stuttgart, Germany

– Group exhibition “MEMORIES, LIGHT & SHADOW” in the Global Art Gallery of Tongeren in Belgium

– Group Exhibition “SENSUALITY” in the Global Art Gallery of Tongeren in Belgium

Filiberto Montesinos lives today in Stuttgart, Germany. He is member of the German Federal Association of Visual Artists (BBK), and the Association of Visual Artists from Württemberg (VBKW).  Many testimonies about his work and collaborations can be found searching with “Filiberto Montesinos” on Google.