San Juan, Puerto Rico
About Carlos Davila Rinaldi:
Presently living and working in Puerto Rico. In 1979 participated in the GLCA Apprenticeship program in NY with Robert Stackhouse and Louis Liberman. Graduated from DePauw University in 1980 with a Liberal Arts degree. Showed at Galeria Luigi Marrozzini until the mid 90's, where he presented 4 individual shows that positioned him within the local art scene. In 1990 was selected for the traveling exhibit: New Art from Puerto Rico organized by the Springfield Art Museum. Painting Professor at Escuela de Artes Plasticas in San Juan for 2 years in the late 90's. In May 2012 presented a mid-career survey "Only Essence Remains" at the Museo de Ballaja in Old San Juan; curated by William Stover. Has exhibited locally and internationally on many ocasions as well as being included in various major private and public collections, including the Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR), the Ponce Museum and the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de PR (MAC). In recent years has participated in various international art fairs including SCOPE and PhotoMiami. His work oscillates between colorful abstractions and figurative work that often indulges in social issues found in his native Puerto Rico.
- DePauw University, BA with Art Major - Greencastle, Indiana,1980