Gabriela Otero

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Gabriela Adriana Otero
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Born (1973-07-12) July 12, 1973 (age 48)
Buenos Aires
NationalityArgentine
CitizenshipArgentina
Alma materLola Mora
Occupation
  • Plastic artist
  • sculptor

Gabriela Adriana Otero (Buenos Aires, July 12, 1973) is an Argentine plastic artist and sculptor, known for its sculptures. His work traveled around the world to places such as Buenos Aires, Barcelona, London and several cities in England.

Early life

Otero was born in the town of Lugano on July 12, 1973. She began to study art in a small school called "Lola Mora" in honor of the argentine sculptor. There she acquired the title of National Teacher of Drawing. Then she continued her studies at the Prilidiano Pueyrredón school (the main academy in Buenos Aires), successively obtaining the titles of National Professor of Sculpture and Painting.

Initiation

At that time, his artistic training was supported by his work in schools in the City of Buenos Aires, as an art teacher for children.

She was also part of “Hazcruzado” visual experimentation group in multimedia shows where ephemeral scenographies basically created with projections, music and contemporary dance came together. She was also a Professor of Two-Dimensional Plastic at the School of Aesthetics of the Province of Buenos Aires. On the other hand, she participated in skepticism realizations, decoration and props for the Parque de la Costa. She was coordinator of the educational program of "Centro Cultural Borges". In 1993 she served as a professor of sculpture and cultural extension courses at the University of Buenos Aires. She also worked as: Set Designer and Costume Designer for an animation team in Sardinia, Italy.

Beginning of his work

In 2004, she specified the idea of "mini-sculptures", which are a series of miniature sculptures.

“My wish is to reach a sensitive person with a piece who senses the energy of an original”[1]

Exposition

From the mini-sculptures and other sculpture series, Gabriela was selected to exhibit at The Sculpture Park in Surrey where six of her sculptures were acquired. Her work went through various art galleries in England and the Florence Biennale, Italy[2]. Upon returning to hers native country, her work was to be exhibited on several occasions at Arteclasica contemporanea, a contemporary art fair that took place at the Centro Costa Salguero. In 2010 she exhibited at Expotrastiendas[3], an art fair exhibited in the La Rural complex. A year later she was selected for the San Luis Biennial. Otero was also part of auctions by Banco Ciudad on two occasions, and also attended a seminar with the Argentine artist Antonio Pujía.

Awards

Her work led her to be awarded several times by different artistic entities and institutions.

  • Second prize in the "Christmas Nativity Show" organized by the Luis Perlotti Sculpture Museum in 2007.[4]
  • Second prize in the "Salón Primavera" contest organized by the Braque art gallery in 2018.
  • First prize in the "Salón Primavera" contest organized by the Braque art gallery in 2019.
  • Third mention in "Sculptural Nativity scenes" organized by the Luis Perlotti Sculpture Museum in 2019.[5]

References

  1. "About me". Gabriela Otero. Retrieved 2020-10-21.
  2. "Artisti Partecipanti 2003". Florence Biennale (in italiano). Retrieved 2020-10-21.
  3. Arte, Arte Privado,galeria De (2010-09-09). "ARTE PRIVADO en Expotrastiendas 2010". ARTE PRIVADO, galería de arte. Retrieved 2020-10-21.
  4. "Noticias de la Ciudad". www.la-floresta.com.ar. Retrieved 2020-10-20.
  5. wi380165. "PESEBRES ESCULTORICOS | Revista CERAMICA de Argentina" (in español). Retrieved 2020-10-20.

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