GUILLERMO LORCA

Guillermo Lorca García-Huidobro (Santiago, 1984) began at the age of 16 his artistic training with the Chilean painter Sergio Montero and in 2002 he participated in collective exhibitions at the National Fine Arts Hall. Then he studied a degree in Arts at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, a career he leaves to seek his own training.

After to paint his first big Mural ( 4 x 42 m ) got his first solo exhibition (Matthei Gallery, 2007) and then he has the opportunity to spend a season as an apprentice and assistant in the workshop of Norwegian artist Odd Nerdrum in Norway(2007).

In 2008 he returns to Chile and, among other projects and collective exhibitions prepares his second solo exhibition in the Sala de Arte CCU (2010). Simultaneously he made several large-format portraits for the Baquedano Metro Station in Santiago (2009-2010), which made him the youngest painter to exhibit his work in the Metro.

At the beginning of 2012, he held his third solo exhibition at the gallery Hilario Galguera (DF, Mexico), a place that stands out as a representative of important foreign artists such as Damien Hirst and Gottfried Helnwein. The gallery invites you to participate in MACO Zone in 2011 and 2012.

2014 inaugurates its fourth individual exhibition in the National Museum of Beautiful Arts being also the youngest painter in exposing individually in this institution The exhibition had a strong media coverage and a massive influx of public and media.

In 2015 has an exhibition with Odd Nerdrum and some other artists in MEAM Museum, Barcelona. In 2016 meet the renowned historian and curator Edward Lucie-Smith who are making a book of his work. It would be ready for the year 2017.


Currently, Guillermo Lorca works in Santiago de Chile and will prepare projects around the world.

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GUILLERMO LORCA

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GUILLERMO LORCA

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