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Domingo Parada Farjat Bolivian- American Artist born in 1941 in Sucre, Bolivia. Studied Art at the Universidad de San Francisco Xavier of Sucre, Bolivia. Attended classes at the Museo de Arte Moderna of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil with Brazilian artist Ivan Serpa.
Considered a pioneer, and one of the most important figures in contemporary art in Bolivia he moved to the U.S in 1966 where he continues his creative career. He has exhibited his work more than one hundred times in Bolivia, Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Chile, Portugal, Dubai, England, Mexico, France, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Hungary, Bulgaria ,Canada, Austria, Greece, Puerto Rico and several states in the U.S. His paintings form part of the private collections in several countries in South America, Europe, the U.S and Asia.
His work also figures in cultural institutions like the Museo Charcas, Sucre, Bolivia, the Museo de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Pan-American Union, Washington D.C., U.S.A., The Phillips Collection, La Paz, Bolivia, El Diario Collection, La Paz, Bolivia, Centro Boliviano-Americano, Cochabamba, Bolivia, Centro Boliviano-Americano, La Paz, Bolivia, Centro Boliviano-Aleman, La Paz, Bolivia and Universidad Tecnica de Oruro, Bolivia, Museum of the Americas, Miami, United States. He represented Bolivia at III Biennale de Arte Americano, Cordoba, Argentina in 1966. He received an Honorary Mention in the 1965 Salon Nacional Phillips, in La Paz, Bolivia.
In 1969 he received an Honorary Mention at the "Art & Soul" Exhibition in Chicago. He also received an Honorary Mention in the 1959 Poster Competition for the 350th anniversary of the Archbishopric of La Plata, Sucre, Bolivia.
He received a First Prize at the 1963 Competition of the School of Medicine, University of San Francisco Xavier, Sucre, Bolivia, and the1964 Gauguin Group of Ceara, for his artistic work in Brazil. In 1969 he received The Davina Wilson Prize at The 15th Annual Exhibition of The Society of Painters in Casein, New York City, U.S.A.
In 1970 he was given The Fabian Zacone Prize by The 29th Annual Exhibition of The Society of Painters and Sculptures of New Jersey, Jersey City, U.S.A. In 1971 he was given the M. J. Kaplan Prize at the 17th Annual Exhibition of The Society of Painters in Casein, New York City, U.S. A.
In 2012 he won the Visual Arts Society Award in the 33rd Annual Mini Works on Paper Exhibition at Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, Alabama.
In 2013 he received Third Prize at the Colorful Compositions Exhibition ,Leading Artists Online Gallery. U.S.A.
He represented the USA in two international art exhibits: “Lisboa International
Contemporary Exhibition” in 2013 at the Meeting Art Gallery, Lisboa, Portugal. And at the“Downtown Chiado 14”in 2014 and “Chiado 17” also at the Meeting Art Gallery, Lisboa, Portugal.
In 2014 he won First Prize at the “35th Annual Mini-Works on Paper”
Exhibit at Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, Alabama.USA.
He received an “Honorable Mention” at the “38th Annual Beverly Arts
Center“ Competition & Exhibition” in 2014.
In 2015 won the Patron Award at the “28th Annual Northern Art Competition”
Nicolet College, Rhinelander, Wisconsin, USA.
2015, “Honorary Mention” International Art Exhibition “ A Tribute to Xavier
Carbonell” , The Museum of the Americas & Heights Arts Studios & Gallery,
Houston ,Texas, USA.
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