Biography

ROBERTO LOMBANA


Roberto Lombana, Bogota, Colombia, 1977, lives and works in Bogota.

His photographic work is executed with a creative use of fish eye lenses .In the last twelve years he has explored urban and natural landscapes developing a unique visual language. Conceptually speaking his work is the result of two defined areas: One has to do with his interest in Magic and the other with Contemporary Reality.

In 2017 he gained an honorable mention at “The 77th International photographic salon of Japan” and he was selected “Art Olympia 2nd International Open Art Competition” in Tokyo, with acquisition of his work by the Living National Treasure Museum, of Yugawara, Japan.

In 2018 he has been invited to participate at “The 74th Art Festival Genten” organized by The Japanese Contemporary Artists Association, in The National Art Center of Tokyo and The Municipal Museum of Fine Art of Osaka in which he participated with three of his artworks. One of these artworks was granted the award of the “debutante Artwork” of 2018. He was also invited to participate at “The 23rd Art Mirai International exhibition” at The National Art Center of Tokyo in Japan.


CURRICULUM VITAE


Roberto Lombana, march 8th, 1977, Bogota, Colombia.

AWARDS

2018

  • “Debutante Artwork price” of 2018, “The 74th Art Festival Genten”, The National Art Center of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.

2017

  • Honorable Mention at “The 77th International photographic salón of Japan”, 2017, Tokyo, Japan.
  • Selected at “Art Olympia 2017, 2nd International Open Art Competition”, Tokyo, Japan with adquisition of his work by the Living National Treasure Museum, Yugawara, Japan.

2008

  • Selected  at Premio Fernando Botero “Lugares de inspiración” Bogota, Colombia.

2007

  • Selected  at Premio Fernando Botero “Centenario” Bogota, Colombia.

 

ART FAIRS

2018

  • SCOPE, Galería otros 360 grados, New York, United States.

2017

  • Startup Art Fair, San Francisco, United States.
  • Feria del Millón, Bogota, Colombia.
  • Barcu, Galería Otros 360 grados, Bogota, Colombia.

2015

  • Art Totonto, Galeria Baobab, Toronto, Canada.
  • Barcu, Galeria Baobab, Bogota, Colombia.
  • FIAAM, Art Nouveau Gallery, Maracaibo, Venezuela.
  • Houston Fine Art, Art Nouveau Gallery, Houston, United States.
  • Start art fair @ Saatchi Gallery – Mas Arte Contemporáneo Galería, London, United Kingdom.

2014

  • Start art fair @ Saatchi Gallery – Mas Arte Contemporáneo Galería, London, United Kingdom.
  • Art Lima, Casa Cuadrada Galería, Lima, Perú.
  • FIA XXIII, Art Nouveau Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Houston Fine Art, Art Nouveau Gallery, Houston, United States.

2013

  • Art Miami, Art Nouveau Gallery, Miami, United States.
  • Odeon, Montealegre Galería de arte, Bogota, Colombia

2012

  • Sincronía, Bogotá, Colombia.
  • FIA, Galería Casa Cuadrada , Caracas, Venezuela.
  • Just Mad, Galería Casa Cuadrada, Madrid, Spain.

2011

  • Odeon, Un cuarto de arte galería, Bogota, Colombia.

 

INDIVIDUAL SHOWS

2015

  • “Mandalas” Galería Baobab, Bogota, Colombia.

2013

  • “Four Dimensions” Art Nouveau Gallery, Miami, United States.

2012

  • “Arquitectura imposible” Galeria Casa Cuadrada, Bogota, Colombia.

2011

  • “Arquitectura imposible” Galería un cuarto de arte, Bogotá, Colombia.

2010

  • “Lugares de inspiración” Biblioteca pública Virgilio Barco, Bogota, Colombia.
  • “Lugares de inspiración” Biblioteca pública El Tunal, Bogota, Colombia.
  • “Lugares de inspiración” Biblioteca pública El Tintal, Bogota, Colombia.

2008

  • “Lugares de inspiración” Art Room galería, Bogotá, Colombia.

 

COLLECTIVE SHOWS

2018

  • “The 74th Art Genten” The National Art Center of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
  • “23Th Art Mirai international Art Exhibition” The National Art Center of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan.
  • “The 74th Art Genten” Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts,  Osaka, Japan.

2017

  • “ARCOT, Artistas Colombianos en Tokio”, Instituto Cervantes, Tokyo, Japan.

2016

  • “Colombia 360” Otros 360 grados galería, Bogota, Colombia.
  • “Art Fashion Colombia” Parque Guápulo, Quito, Ecuador.

 2009

  • Cámara de comercio de Bogotá, Chapinero, “Foto zona” Bogota, Colombia.
  • Museo de Arte de la Universidad Nacional de Colombia  “Love is in the air” Bogota, Colombia.
  • Triennale di Architecture di Firenze, “Segni d’ordine nello spazio” Florence, Italy.

 

STUDIES

2006

  • Magister en Administración de Empresas, Universidad de los Andes, Bogota, Colombia.

2003

  • Classic etching course, Scoula Internazionalle di Grafica d´Arte “Il Bisonte”, Florence, Italy.

2000

  • Bachelor of Arts, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, United States.