Jimenez - Colon Collection
Carlos Betancourt
Re-Collections VIII, RED
Edition of 2
Betancourt, Carlos
CARLOS BETANCOURT
C/V


Visual artist
1966 Born in San Juan, Puerto Rico



EDUCATION

1983-85 Miami-Dade Community College

1985-87 Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Associate in Science, Design



SOLO EXHIBIT, selections:

2011
Portrait of a Garden, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, La
Blue Star Art Space, San Antonio, Texas


2009
Carlos Betancourt Re-Collections, Molloy College Art Gallery Long Island, NY
Re-Collections II: Journey into Infinity, J Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida
Lapidus Infinitusc, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, Florida


2008-2006
The Cut-Out Army, Diana Lowenstein Fine Art, Miami, Florida
Carlos Betancourt: Recent Work, Galeria Castellon, Castellon, Spain,
The Hand of the Eye, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, Florida
Untitled 1000, Installation, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida


2005-2003
About the Archaic Substance, Heriard-Cimino Gallery, New Orleans, La
En la Arena Sabrosa II, OMNI-Art, Art Basel Miami
Realm of Secrets, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio


2002
Archaic Substance, Palacio de Espinola, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain
Carlos Betancourt, Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Interventions in Nature, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida
Recent Photographic Works, Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida


2001
Carlos Betancourt: Outdoor Photography Project Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida,
Installation: The Sounds, Symbols Project The American Foundation for the Arts, Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council Grant and Miami-Dade Cultural Affairs, Miami, New Forms Grant Installation, Miami Beach, Florida


2000-1994
New Works by Carlos Betancourt ,Galeria Casa Colon, Miami Beach, Florida
Images of a Heaven: New Works by Carlos Betancourt, St. Thomas University Atrium Gallery, Miami, Florida
Fracturism, Imperfect Utopia Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida
Carlos Betancourt: Assemblages, Coral Snake Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida




GROUP EXHIBITIS, selections

2011
Shooting the Life Fantastic, Heather James Fine Arts, Palm Springs, California
Not the Usual Suspects, Art In Public Places, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, Florida
2010
Recent Acquisitions from the Latin American Collection, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale
Encuentros, espacio tiempo y vida, artworks from the museum permanent collection, Museo de Arte, Ponce Puerto Rico
Good and Plenty, Art Center Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida
Foto Septiembre, Ruiz-Healy Art, San Antonio, Texas
Geografia Humana: Imagenes del Siglo XXI, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico
2009
Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale
Photographic Encounter: Humanity and Nature, The City of San Antonio International Center and Ruiz-Healy Art, Texas,
Museum Collection, San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas,
Third Biennial Photography, Norton Museum, Palm Beach, Florida
Museum Collection, Lowe Museum of Art, Coral Gables, Florida
Jack the Pelican Present, Brooklyn, NY
Smash, Locust Project, Miami, November
Walter Otero Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico



2007 -08
Unbroken Ties, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Photoshopping: MOOLA Collects, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
Political Winter Redux , Molloy College Art Gallery, Long Island, New York
Contemporary Art Auction, Sotheby’s, New York, New York
People and Places, Selection from the Allen Thomas photography Collection, SECCA, Southeastern
Center for Contemporary Art, Salem NC
Gen X: Post-Baby-boomers and the New South, Mobile Museum of Art, Alabama
Miami Accent, Heriard-Chimino Gallery, New Orleans
Jack the Pelican Present, Brooklyn, NY
Aesthetics and Value, Green Gallery, Florida International University, Miami, Florida
The (last) Supper, Miami Art Basel, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Miami, Florida
New Digital Age, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, Florida
Miami Contemporary, Freedom Tower MDCC Gallery, Florida
City Limits: Re-Collections and The Hedge Installation, DLFA, Miami, Florida
Diana Grimberg Gallery, Panama


2006-2005
No Country is an Island, Raritan Valley Community College,Newark, NJ
Sumei Art Center, Newark, NJ
Quadrennial of Dusseldorf , Germany
Au Courant, National Gallery of the Cayman Islands, Grand Cayman, B. W. I.
Retratos: 2000 Years of Latin American Portraits, San Antonio Museum of Art. Organized by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC; and El Museo del Barrio
Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, Florida
Remy Toledo Gallery, New York, New York
Miami Art Central, Miami, Florida
Go Figure! Lowe Art Museum of Art, Coral Gables, Florida
What’s New, Diana Lowenstein Fine Arts, Coral Gables, Florida


2004-2002
The Rubin Museum of Art, The Flag Project, New York
Robert Miller Gallery, New York
Otros Lares, Galeria Senda, Barcelona, Spain
American Dream, The Ignatian Center for the Arts, Miami, Florida
Gallery Artists, Walter Otero Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Essesncies 8, Universitat da Valencia, Spain
Nepotism, Fort Lauderdale Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Don’t Call it Performance, No Lo llames Performance, Museo del Barrio, New York
Photography, Robert Miller Gallery, NY
Assassins of the Mirror: the Body and the Writing, Walter Otero Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Inside and Out: Contemporary Sculpture, Video and Installations Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach,
Miami: Visions of Now, J. Johnson Gallery, Jacksonville, Florida
De Cuerpos y Almas, Galeria Carmen De la Guerra, Madrid, Spain
Proyecto Menu, Trans-EAT Art Space, Miami, Florida
Space, Museum of Science, Coconut Grove, Florida
Museo Galeria Banco Santander, San Juan, Puerto Rico
PR '02 : En Ruta, outdoor intervention, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Photography, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art
Contexto, outdoor intervention, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Art Basel, Miami Beach, Florida, Robert Miller Gallery
Neutral Zone, Art Basel Special Event - outdoor intervention, Miami, Florida
IV Bienal del Caribe, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Mash IV , Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
Miami Tierra Caliente, Centro Cultural Osvaldo Guayasamín, Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic


2001-1999
Inside and Out: Contemporary Sculpture, Video and Installations, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida
Re-Connect, ArtCenter/South Florida, Miami Beach, Florida,
25 Powerful Artists in 25 Days New Gallery, University of Miami, C. G. Florida
IV Bienal del Caribe, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Departing Perspectives , Espiritu Santo Bank, Miami, Florida
Mash IV , Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
Miami Tierra Caliente, Centro Cultural Osvaldo Guayasamín, Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
61st National Competition of American Painting, The Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach
Group Exhibit, Galeria Casa Colon, Merida, Mexico


1998-90
Miami Artists Group Show, Conde-Goodman Gallery, Miami, Florida
Lucky 13, South Florida Art Center , Miami Beach, Florida
Art Against Aids VII, Coral Gables, Florida
Miami Right Now, Gallery on One, Sarasota, Florida
Sheets, Helen Cevern Gallery, New York
Five Latin American Artists, HB Starr Gallery, Palm Beach,
Fracturism, Arte BA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Who’s Who, South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, Florida
In Color, Lohman and Busse Gallery, Dortmund, Germany,
Summer Exhibit, Ambrosino Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida
The Cuban Museum, Miami, Florida
Sheets, World Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida
Feria del Mueble, Milano, Italy
Duet in the Sun, Galaxy Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida
Miami Artist Series , Coral Snake Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida



PUBLIC COLLECTIONS, selections:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
The Frost Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida
Miami Art Museum, Florida
Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida
Essencies Collecio Olor Visual Ernesto Ventos, Barcelona, Spain
Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables, Florida
Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Gran Canaria, Spain
San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Gulf Coast Museum, Largo, Florida; Museum of Latin American Art Long Beach, Ca
MOLAA, Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, California
Miami-Dade Community Foundation, Miami, Florida
Recent Acquisitions: Art Bank Collection, Miami, Florida



ART FAIRS, selections:

Art Basel – Miami, Florida
Scope – The Hamptons, NY; Miami, Florida; NY, NY; Basel, Switzerland
Arco - Madrid, Spain
Pulse – Miami, Florida; NY, NY
Art Chicago - Illinois
Circa - San Juan, Puerto Rico
Art Bologna , Italy
Art Dubai -United Arab Emirates
MACO Art Fair, Mexico City, Mexico


AWARDS, selections:

National Endowment for the Arts Grant, in collaboration with Florida International University Art Museum
Art Walks Grant, City of Delray, Florida
DCOTA. Design Awards, Artist of the year
Florida Individual Artist Fellowship, Honorable Recipient
Florida Department of State Millennium Cultural Recognition Award
Dade County Cultural Affairs New Forms Grant
City of Miami Beach Arts Council Grant
Chivas Regal Order of Distinction Visual Arts Award
The Digital Age: New Media Art Competition Award, Art Center South Florida
Miami Dade Community College Hall of Fame


COMMISIONS ( public and private) selections:

Miami-Dade Art in Public Places Trust – Metrozoo, “Still Zoo”, outdoor sculpture; site specific commision
University of Pittsburg Press, “ City of a Hundred Fire”, artwork for book cover
Miami-Dade Art in Public Plaes Trust – Miami International Airport, large scale marble wall sculpture; site specific commision
La Comunidad for Art Basel, “The Cut-Out Army”, indoor installation; site specific commision
Sagamore Hotel, “Daca Bagua”, large-scale outdoor artwork commision
Bass Museum of Art, “Untitled 1000 with Souvenier, large-scale outdoor artwork; site specific commision
International Press, Tigertail Productions, A South Florida Poetry Annual, “Untitled, after September”, artwork for book cover
BBH of London: “ Re-Collections”, ephimeral installation
Arte Publico de Puerto Rico, outdoor sculpture; site specific commision
National Museum Association, “Spiral Hand”, Bass Museum of Art, artwork for t-shirt commision
Ediciones Vertigo, Las Practicas de la Carne, “Self Portrait with letter to Aracoel”, artwork for book cover
Royal Caribbean - Oasis Ship: “A Flock of Seagulls”, 100ft high aluminum and stainless steel sculpture; site specific commision
Starwood - artwork commision
Celebrity Cruise Ship – Equinox ship: artwork commision
Celebrity Crusie Ship - Solstice ship: “Magic Garden”, outdoor sculpture; site specific commision
Royal Caribbean - Oasis ship: “Magic Trees”, 1.5 ton bronze trees sculpture; site specific commision
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