Wilson Márquez Cifuentes de Pereira

Wilson Márquez Cifuentes de Pereira

Wilson Márquez Cifuentes de Pereira


Creative artist and gallery owner, dedicated to painting in different techniques, sculpture in precious metals, has extensive experience in managing own and other people’s knowledge, to form human collectives with a cooperative objective.

Artist statement

Wilson, Colombia March 19, 1970, began in art at an early age making drawings of nature and stamped with newspaper and oil ink ..

At the age of 12 his love for visiting museums, art galleries and historical sites was born. In his adolescence he made different artistic installations in aluminum, PVC, wood, cardboard and acrylic. Some of those facilities had motor for their movement.

At age 16, he won the first prize in the Luis López de Mesa art contest, from there he started working as an illustrator for his friends and companies in the region. He studied Descriptive Geometry and Mathematics at the INCCA University of Colombia, drawing at the French Colombo Alliance, private drawing and painting classes with outstanding art professors, among whom are the teachers Arturo Lasprilla López and Martha Bibiana Godoy.

He studied sculpture in precious metals at SENA and knowledge management at the University of Salamanca. He designed his own method to study museums in person, using this strategy in several museums in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Chile, Bolivia, Guatemala, the United States, Canada, France and Spain.

In 2001 he won the award for excellence of the Telecommunications Company of Bogotá for the management of knowledge with social equality as the main asset of the organizations.

He has participated in several solo and group exhibitions for non-profit Institutions; also many of his works belong today to private collections in several countries.

His artistic catalog is very varied, since he has developed different techniques; as oil with mineral earth on canvas, acrylic on canvas and wood, brick, stone, quartz powder, gold, silver, platinum, diamonds, emeralds, copper and aluminum. His life project is based on creating human collectives with a cooperative sense to manage knowledge and disseminate art supporting talent.

He is currently based in the City of Barcelona, ??where he has his Studio Gallery and offers all the technological and physical tools to promote artists around the world with an unprecedented business model endorsed by Barcelona Activa.

Outstanding works