Biography

Luis Montoya

EDUCATION

School of Fine Arts of San Fernando, Madrid, Spain, BFA, MFA
Castellblach Foundation Independent Study in Florence, London, New York
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, Post-graduate studies in sculpture

AWARDS

1991 33rd Annual Hortt Memorial Competition, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1986 28th Annual Hortt Memorial Competition, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1976 James J. Akston Foundation Award
1971 Francisco Alcántara Award, Spain

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Art Space Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables, Florida
2016 Culinary Adventures, John H. Surovek Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2014 Caldwell Snyder Gallery, St. Helena, California
2013 Anne Reed Gallery
2012 John Surovek Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2010 Food for Thought, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL
2008 Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
2007 Caldwell Snyder,St. Helena, CA
2007 Habatat Galleries, Tyson’s Corner, VA
2006 Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
2006 Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
2005 Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2005 Eaton Fine Art, West Palm Beach, FL
2004 Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
2004 Hawk Gallery, Columbus, OH
2004 Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2004 Gerald Peters Fine Art, Dallas, TX
2003 Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX
2003 Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL
2002 Pillsbury Peters Fine Art, Dallas, TX
2001 Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2001 Ivo Bouman Kunsthandel b.v., The Hague, The Netherlands
2001 Galerie Guillon-Lafaille, Paris, France
2001 Theo Waddington Gallery, London,England
2001 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2001 Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2000 Galeria Acquavella, Caracas, Venezuela
2000 Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2000 Buschlen Mowatt , Vancouver, BC
1999 Ivo Bouman Kunsthandel b.v., THe Hague, The Netherlands
1999 Galerie Guillon-Lafaille, Paris, France
1999 Solomon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
1999 Theo Waddington Gallery, London, England
1999 Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
1999 Henoch Gallery, New York, NY
1999 Corbino Gallery, Sarasota, FL
1999 Kristy Stubbs Gallery, Dallas, TX
1999 Riley Hawk Galleries, Columbus, OH
1999 Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1998 Corbino Gallery, Sarasota, FL
1998 Arij Gasiunasen Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
1998 Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1998 Albertson-Peterson Gallery, Winter Park, FL
1998 Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
1998 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
1998 Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
1997 Freites-Revilla Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1997 Imago Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
1996 Buschlen-Mowatt, Vancouver, Colombia
1996 Brinkerhoff & Co. Fine Art, Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL
1996 Ron Hall Gallery, Dallas, TX
1996 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
1996 Freites-Revilla Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1994 Russeck/O’Hara Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
1993 Freites-Revilla Gallery, Boca Raton, Florida
1993 The Bird Museum, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
1991 Retrospective, Cultural Center, Stuart, FL
1990 Eastbourne Clark Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL
1985 Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FL
1984 Galleria Novita, Miami, FL
1982 Gallery VII, Boca Raton, FL
1979 Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
1979 Galeria Bryna, Palm Beach, FL
1978 Galeria Altex, Madrid, Spain
1977 Galeria Frontera, Madrid, Spain
1976 Gloria Luria, Miami , FL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 LA Art Show, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
2011 US Artists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2010 American International Fine Art Show, Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2009 Galerie Anne-Moerchen, Hamburg, Germany
2009 Art Miami, Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2008 Rosenbaum Contemporary, Boca Raton, FL
2008 Rarity Gallery, Mykonos, Greece
2008 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2008 “The Secret Garden” at Iveagh Gardens, Solomon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2008 Juan Amiano Galeria de Arte, Pamplona, Spain
2007 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2006 40 Years: A Dealer’s Collection, Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2005 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2004 Galerie Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France
2004 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2003 SOFA Chicago, Hawk Gallery, Columbus , OH
2003 San Francisco Art Fair, Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2003 ARTPalm Beach, Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL
2002 Art of the 20th Century, New York, NY
2002 San Francisco Art Fair, Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2002 ARTChicago, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2002 ARTPalm Beach, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2002 ARTMiami, Waddinton & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2001 ARTPalm Beach, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2001 FIA, Caracas, Venezuela, Galeria Acquavella, Caracas, Venezuela
2001 ARCO, Madrid, Spain, Galeria Acquavella, Caracas, Venezuela
2001 ARTChicago, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2001 ARTMiami, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2001 ARTPalm Beach, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2000 Toronto Art Fair, Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
2000 Cologne, Germany Art Fair, Ivo Bouman Kunsthandel b.v., The Hague, The Netherlands
2000 Dallas Art Fair, Arij Gasiunasen, Palm Beach, FL
2000 San Francisco Art Fair, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2000 Brussels Art Fair, Ivo Bouman Kunsthandel b.v., The Hague, The Netherlands
2000 ARTChicago, Theo Waddington, London & Boca Raton, FL
2000 ARTPalm Beach, Theo Waddington, London & Boca Raton, FL
2000 ARTPalm Beach, Arij Gasiunasen, Palm Beach, FL
2000 Los Angeles Art Fair, Arij Gasiunasen, Palm Beach, FL
2000 ARTMiami, Theo Waddington, London & Boca Raton, FL
1999 Still Life : Rembrandt to the Millenium, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
1999 To Nourish and Nuture, University of Minnesota Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
1999 FIA, Caracas , Venezuela, represented by Galeria Acquavella
1999 ARTCHICAGO, represented by Theo Waddington, London, England
1999 ARTMIAMI, represented by Theo Waddington, London, England
1999 SOFA New York, represented by Riley Hawk Galleries, Cleveland, OH
1998 Jerald Melberg Galleries, Charleston, SC
1998 SOFA Chicago, represented by Portals Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998 Art Chicago, represented by Theo Waddington, London, England
1998 Vancouver Art Fair, represented by Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1998 Palm Beach Contemporary Art Fair, Theo Waddington Gallery, London, England
1998 USArtists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, represented by Rosenfeld Gallery,
Philadelphia, PA
1997 USArtists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, represented by Rosenfeld Gallery,
Philadelphia, PA
1997 Cerillos Cultural Center, Cerillos, NM
1997 USArtists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, represented by Jerald Melberg Gallery,
Charlotte, NC
1997 Washington DC Art Expo, Represented by Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1997 Singapore International Art Fair, represented by Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1997 Five Sculptors, Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1997 SOFA, Chicago, represented by Portals Gallery, Chicago, IL
1997 Singapore International Fine Arts Fair, represented by Buschlen Mowatt
1996 Corbino Gallery, Sarasota, FL
1996 Seattle Art Fair, Buschlen Mowatt , Vancouver, BC
1996 Lizan-Topps Gallery, Southampton, NY
1996 SOFA, Portals Gallery, Chicago, IL
1996 Ron Hall Gallery, Architectural Arts 1st Annual Sculptural Exhibition, Dallas, TX
1996 Ron Hall Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1996 Cerrillos Cultural Center, Cerrillos, NM
1996 Imago Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
1996 O’Hara Gallery, New York, NY
1995 FIA International, Caracas, Venezuela
1995 Freites -Revilla Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1994 -1996 Freites-Revilla Gallery, Art Miami, Miami, FL
1994 Ron Hall Gallery, Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
1990 Florida Artist’s Series #12, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
1980 Bienalle de Paris, Paris, France
1976 Florida Sculptors, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Miami, FL
1975 Huntington Hartford Museum, New York City Cultural Center
1974 Invitational Sculpture Competition, Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL
1972 International Biennale de Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

National Museum of Sculpture, Valladolid, Spain
Circle of Fine Arts, Madrid, Spain
Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL
The Society of Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL
Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, Green Bay, Wisconsin
Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Art, Racine, WI

SPECIAL COMMISSIONS

2008 Society of the Four Arts
2006 The Muse Award, Palm Beach County Cultural Council
1999 The Society of Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL
1994 Palm Beach International Airport, West Palm Beach, FL
1994 Esperante Building, West Palm Beach, FL
1993 Tokyo/Fuji Art Museum Tokyo, Japan
1991 Sofia University, Tokyo, Japan
1990 Forest Ridge, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1989 Phillips Point, West Palm Beach, FL

Leslie Ortiz

EDUCATION

Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten
Boston University, School for the Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, BFA Magna Cum Laude in sculpture

AWARDS

The F.C.Uriot Prize, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Holland
Awarded tuition and workshop fellowships, and The Laura Goldenberg Memorial Scholarship,
Boston University

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Art Space Virginia Miller Galleries, Coral Gables, Florida
2016 Culinary Adventures, John H. Surovek Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2014 Caldwell Snyder Gallery, St. Helena, California
2013 Anne Reed Gallery
2012 John Surovek Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2010 Food for Thought, Vero Beach Museum of Art, Vero Beach, FL
2008 Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
2007 Caldwell Snyder, St. Helena, CA
2007 Habatat Galleries, Tyson’s Corner, VA
2006 Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
2006 Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, FL
2005 Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2005 Eaton Fine Art, West Palm Beach, FL
2004 Hawk Gallery, Columbus, OH
2004 Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
2004 Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2004 Gerald Peters Fine Art, Dallas, TX
2003 Hooks-Epstein Galleries, Houston, TX
2003 Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL
2002 Pillsbury Peters Fine Art, Dallas, TX
2001 Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2001 Ivo Bouman Kunsthandel b.v., The Hague, The Netherlands
2001 Galerie Guillon-Lafaille, Paris, France
2001 Theo Waddington Gallery, London,England
2001 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2001 Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2000 Galeria Acquavella, Caracas, Venezuela
2000 Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2000 Buschlen Mowatt , Vancouver, BC
1999 Ivo Bouman Kunsthandel b.v., The Hague, The Netherlands
1999 Galerie Guillon-Lafaille, Paris, France
1999 Solomon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
1999 Theo Waddington Gallery, London, England
1999 Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
1999 Henoch Gallery, New York, NY
1999 Corbino Gallery, Sarasota, FL
1999 Kristy Stubbs Gallery, Dallas, TX
1999 Riley Hawk Galleries, Columbus, OH
1999 Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1998 Corbino Gallery, Sarasota, FL
1998 Arij Gasiunasen Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
1998 Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1998 Albertson-Peterson Gallery, Winter Park, FL
1998 Jerald Melberg Gallery, Charlotte, NC
1998 Henoch Gallery, New York, NY
1998 Edgewood Orchard Gallery, Fish Creek, WI
1997 Freites-Revilla Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1997 SOFA, Miami, Florida, represented by Freites-Revilla Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1997 Imago Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
1996 Buschlen-Mowatt, Vancouver, Canada
1996 Brinkerhoff & Co. Fine Art, Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL
1996 Ron Hall Gallery, Dallas, TX
1996 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
1996 Freites-Revilla Gallery, Boca Raton, FL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2012 LA Art Show, LA Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA
2012 Edgewood Orchard Galleries, Fish Creek, Wisconsin
2011 US Artists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Palm Beach Jewelry, Art & Antique Show, Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2010 American International Fine Art Show, Palm Beach County Convention Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2009 Galerie Anne Moerchen, Hamburg, Germany
2009 Art Miami, Caldwell Snyder Gallery, San Francisco, CA and Rosenbaum Contemporary, Boca Raton, FL
2008 Rosenbaum Contemporary, Boca Raton, FL
2008 Rarity Gallery, Mykonos, Greece
2008 “The Secret Garden” at Iveagh Gardens, Solomon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2008 Juan Amiano Galeria de Arte, Pamplona, Spain
2008 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2007 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2006 40 Years: A Dealer’s Collection, Gavllery Henoch, New York, NY
2005 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2004 Gallery Henoch, New York, NY
2004 Galerie Guillon-Laffaille, Paris, France
2003 SOFA Chicago, Hawk Gallery, Columbus, OH
2003 San Francisco Art Fair, Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2003 ARTPalm Beach, Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, Boca Raton, FL
2002 Art of the 20th Century, New York, NY
2002 San Francisco Art Fair, Caldwell Snyder, San Francisco, CA
2002 ARTChicago, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2002 ARTPalm Beach, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2002 ARTMiami, Waddinton & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2001 ARTPalm Beach, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2001 FIA, Caracas, Venezuela, Galeria Acquavella, Caracas, Venezuela
2001 ARCO, Madrid, Spain, Galeria Acquavella, Caracas, Venezuela
2001 ARTChicago, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2001 ARTMiami, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2001 ARTPalm Beach, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2000 Toronto Art Fair, Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
2000 Cologne, Germany Art Fair, Ivo Bouman Kunsthandel b.v., The Hague, The Netherlands
2000 Dallas Art Fair, Arij Gasiunasen, Palm Beach, FL
2000 San Francisco Art Fair, Waddington & Tribby, Boca Raton, FL
2000 Brussels Art Fair, Ivo Bouman Kunsthandel b.v., The Hague, The Netherlands
2000 ARTChicago, Theo Waddington, London & Boca Raton, FL
2000 ARTPalm Beach, Theo Waddington, London & Boca Raton, FL
2000 ARTPalm Beach, Arij Gasiunasen, Palm Beach, FL
2000 Los Angeles Art Fair, Arij Gasiunasen, Palm Beach, FL
2000 ARTMiami, Theo Waddington, London & Boca Raton, FL
1999 Still Life : Rembrandt to the Millenium, The Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
1999 To Nourish and Nuture, University of Minnesota Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
1999 FIA, Caracas , Venezuela, represented by Galeria Acquavella
1999 ARTCHICAGO, represented by Theo Waddington, London, England
1999 Palm Beach Contemporary Art Fair, Theo Waddington Gallery, London, England
1999 ARTMIAMI, represented by Theo Waddington, London, England
1999 SOFA New York, represented by Riley Hawk Galleries, Cleveland, OH
1998 Jerald Melberg Galleries, Charleston, SC
1998 SOFA Chicago, represented by Portals Gallery, Chicago, IL
1998 ARTCHICAGO, represented by Theo Waddington, London, England
1998 Vancouver Art Fair, represented by Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1998 Palm Beach Contemporary Art Fair, Theo Waddington Gallery, London, England
1998 USArtists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, represented by Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia,
PA
1997 USArtists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, represented by Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia,
PA
1997 USArtists, Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, represented by Jerald Melberg Gallery,
Charlotte, NC
1997 Washington DC Art Expo, Represented by Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver,
1997 Singapore International Art Fair, represented by Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1997 Five Sculptors, Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1996 Seattle Art Fair, represented by Buschlen Mowatt, Vancouver, BC
1996 Corbino Gallery, Sarasota, FL
1996 Art Miami, Freites-Revilla Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1996 Lizan – Topps Gallery, Southampton, NY
1996 SOFA, Portals Gallery, Chicago, IL
1996 Ron Hall Gallery, Architectural Arts 1st Annual Sculptural Exhibition, Dallas, TX
1996 Ron Hall Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1996 Imago Gallery, Palm Springs, CA
1996 O’Hara Gallery, New York, NY
1995 Freites-Revilla Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
1995 FIA International, Caracas, Venezuela
1994 Esperante Sculpture Center, West Palm Beach, FL
1992 For the Love of Art, Palm Beach Community College, Lake Worth, FL
1991 Reflexiones, Hispanic Cultural Society, West Palm Beach, FL
1988 Montoya Art Studios, West Palm Beach, FL
1983 The Aula, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, Holland
1983 Arti, Amsterdam, Holland
1980 Broekhoven, Amsterdam, Holland
1979 Kriterion, Amsterdam, Holland

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Society of the Four Arts, Palm Beach, FL
Weidner Center for the Performing Arts, Green Bay, Wisconsin

SPECIAL COMMISSIONS

2008 Society of the Four Arts
2006 The Muse Award, Palm Beach County Cultural Council