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Born in Oruro, Bolivia in September 1970. Self - Taught. He attended some painting classes at the School of Art, Center for Extramural Studies, at the Catholic University of Chile in 1992.

Selected One Man Shows

2018 Entre Sueños, Merida Romero-Espacio de Arte. La Paz -  Bolivia.
2017 Solo Show,  Rancho Santana Gallery. Tola-Nicaragua.
Negociando con el Tiempo, Museum Simón I. Patiño. Oruro - Bolivia.
Negociando con el Tiempo, Museum Casa Nacional de la Moneda. Potosí - Bolivia.
Negociando con el Tiempo, Museum Casa de la Libertad. Sucre - Bolivia.
2016 Negociando con el Tiempo, National Museum of Art. La Paz - Bolivia
Negociando con el Tiempo, Centro Pedagógico y Cultural Simón I. Patiño. Cochabamba - Bolivia.
Negociando con el Tiempo, Centro Simón I. Patiño. Santa Cruz - Bolivia.
2015 Solo Show,  Edel Gallery. Osaka - Japan.
2014 Beyond Appearance. Articsók Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
2012 Between Dreams, Strata Gallery. Elora - Canada.
Dreams and Temptations, Durham Art Gallery. Durham - Canada.
Altiplano Magico, Colleen Abbott Gallery, Aurora Public Library. Aurora - Canada.
2011 Recent Works, INDEXG Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
Time Messages, Aurora Cultural Centre. Aurora - Canada.
Solo Show, Spence Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
2010 Visions of the Apocalypse, Ex-Convento del Carmen Museum. Guadalajara - Mexico.
Visions of the Apocalypse, Museum of Art of the Leon. Leon - Mexico.
2009 Recent Work, Nota Art Gallery. La Paz - Bolivia.
Magical and Surreal Art, Spence Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
The Last Four Seasons, INDEXG Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
2008 Andean renaissance in the midst of the XXI Century, Metropolitan Museum of Monterrey. Monterrey - Mexico.
Magical Altiplano, Spence Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
2007 An Andean renaissance man in the midst of the XXI Century, St Ambroise Art Gallery. Montreal - Canada.
Virgenes y Arcangeles, ArtDealers Gallery. Monterrey - Mexico.
2006 Escenario de Recuerdos, ArtDealers Gallery.Monterrey - México.
2005 Recent Works, Esther Arias Art Gallery. Barcelona - Spain.
2004 Human Wilderness Kabat Wrobel Gallery, Toronto - Canada.
2003 Of The Series: Altiplano Magico, ArtDealers Gallery. Monterrey - Mexico.
2002 Exploration of Time and Sensuality. Prince Arthur Fine Art Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
2001 Los Colores del Alma, Nota Gallery. La Paz - Bolivia.
2000 Naturaleza Viva, Naturaleza Muerta, National Museum of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.
1998 Allegory to Life and Dead, Gildaro Antezana Gallery of Art. Cochabamba - Bolivia.
1997 Angeles, Arcangeles y Tentaciones, Coorporación Cultural de Las Condes . Santiago - Chile.
1996 Angeles y Demonios, BHN Foundation's Gallery of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.
1994 Entre el cielo y la tierra, BHN Foundation's Gallery of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.
Centre for Contemporary Art, Simón I. Patiño. Cochabamba - Bolivia.
EMUSA Gallery of Art, La Paz - Bolivia.
Art Gallery of the School of Art Oruro - Bolivia.
1991 Spain House. Institute of Iberoamerican Corporation. La Paz - Bolivia.
1990 Arte Sacro, Imagine Gallery. Oruro - Bolivia.

Selected Group Shows

2018 "Ciclo" with José Ortega. Sheldon Rose Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
Arte en las Calles, Fundación Rozas-Botrán. Ciudad de Guatemala - Guatemala.
2017 Aqua , International Art Fair. Miami - USA.AFF Singapore,  Art Fair. Singapore.
The Artist Project Toronto, Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place. Toronto - Canada.
AFF Hong Kong,  Art Fair. Hong Kong - China.
AFF Battersea,  Art Fair. London - England.
AFF New York, Art Fair. New York - USA.Juannio , Exhibition and Auction, National Museum of Modern Art Carlos Merida. Guatemala City - Guatemala.
2016 The Artist Project Toronto, Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place. Toronto - Canada.
Art Wynwood, International Art Fair. Miami - USA.
Art Palm Beach, International Art Fair of Contemporary Art. Palm Beach-USA.
AFF New York, Art Fair, The tunnel Chelsea. New York - USA.
AFF Battersea, International Art Fair. London - England.
Juannio , Exhibition and Auction, National Museum of  Art Carlos Merida, Guatemala City - Guatemala.
AFF Hong Kong, International Art Fair. Hong Kong - China.
2015 Aqua, International Art Fair. Miami - USA.
Art San Diego, International Art Fair. San Diego - USA.
AFF New York, International Art Fair, New York - USA.
AFF Hampstead International Art Fair. London - England.
Scope Basel, International Art Fair. Basel - Switzerland.AFF Hong Kong, International Art Fair. Hong Kong - China.
The Artist Project Toronto, Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place. Toronto - Canada.
Ispirazione Divino, Articsok Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
2014 Juannio. Exhibition and Auction. National Museum of Modern Art. Carlos Merida. Guatemala City - Guatemala.
Love Art fair. International Art fair. Toronto - Canada.
Wings, Group Show. GF Contemporary. Santa Fe - USA.
International Art. Club Alpino Chipinque.
ArtDealers Galeria. Monterrey - Mexico
The Artist Project Toronto. Better Living Centre. Exhibition Place. Toronto - Canada.
Art Palm Becah. International Art Fair. Palm Beach County Convention Center. Palm Beach - USA.
Art Cartagena. International Art fair. Cartagena - Colombia.
Miami International At Fair. Downtown aboard Sea Fair. Miami - USA.
Aqua, International Art Fair. Miami - USA
2013 Surrealism for the 21st Century Group Show. Articsók Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
Daegu Art fair. International Art Fair Exco Daegu - Korea.
Art San Diego Contemporary Art Fair. Balboa Park Activity Center. San Diego - USA.
Art Toront, Toronto International Art Fair. Metro Toronto Convention Center. Toronto - Canada.
Houston Fine Art Fair. George R. Brown Convention Center. Houston TX -  USA.
Michael Hudock & Marcelo Suaznabar, GF Contemporary. Santa Fe - USA.
Just a dream, Earls Court Gallery. Hamilton - Canada.
Juannio Exhibition and Auction. National Museum of Modern Art. Carlos Merida Guatemala City - Guatemala.
Artshow Busan. International Art Fair. Busan - South Korea.
Imagine, Latin American Arts Pilot Project. Latin American Heritage Month. Toronto - Canada.
The Artist Project Toronto. Better Living Centre. Exhibition Place. Toronto - Canada.
Art Wynwood. International Art Fair. Miami - USA.Art Palm Beach , Palm Beach Convention Center. Palm Beach - USA
National Society of Fine Arts, Carrousel Du Louvre, Canadian Delegation. Paris - France.
2012 National Society of Fine Arts, Carrousel Du Louvre, Canadian Delegation. Paris - France.
Small Works, GF Contemporary Art Gallery. Santa Fe - USA.
Aqua International Art Fair, Aqua Hotel. Miami - USA
Affordable Art Fair Seattle, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. Seattle - USA.
Virgenes y Arcangeles, Club Alpino Chipinque. Monterrey - Mexico.
Art Toronto, Toronto International Art Fair. Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto - Canada
Emerging Directors Art Fair Ultra, Spiral Garden. Osaka - Japan
AFF Affordable Art Fair New York, The Tunnel Chelsea. New York - USA.
Itinerarios/Itineraries/Itinéraires, Celebración Cultural del Idioma Español / Cultural Celebration of the Spanish Language Glendon Gallery, Glendon College, York University. Toronto - Canada.
Danse Macabre, Strata Gallery. Elora - Canada.
Houston Fine Art Fair, Relian Center. Houston TX - USA.
Art San Diego, Contemporary At Fair Balboa Park Activity Center. San Diego - USA.
Art Santa Fe, International Art Fair. Santa Fe Convention Center. Santa Fe - USA.
W.I.L.D. Wake Induced Lucid Dreaming, The Bartlett Gallery. Alton - Canada.
Art Naples Contemporary Art Fair, Naples International Pavilion. Naples - USA
Directors Choice, Projects Gallery. Miami - USA
The Artist Project, Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place. Toronto - Canada.
Out of the back, Earls Court Gallery. Hamilton - Canada.
Los Colores de Latinoamerica Sunfest, The Arts Project Gallery. London - Canada.
AAF Affordable Art Fair Los Angeles, Los Angeles - USA.
2011 Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto - Canada.
Red Dot Art Fair, Wynwood Art District. Miami - USA.
AAF Affordable Art fair New York. New York - USA.
Little treasures big regards, Projects Gallery. Philadelphia - USA.
Art Naples International Art Fair. Naples - USA.The Artist Project, Queen Elizabeth Building, Exhibition Place. Toronto - Canada.
Miami International Art Fair, Miami Beach Convention Center. Miami - USA.
2010 Red Dot, International Art Fair, Wynwood Art District. Miami - USA.
Last In, Bezpala Brown Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
Transeuntes del Tiempo, with Jaime Jose, Club Alpino Chipinque. Monterrey - Mexico.
AAF The Fall Affordable Art Fair New York. New York - USA.
Cosmos, Pickles and Crisp Aprons, Susan Kristjansson Gallery. Sarnia - Canada.
Vanguard, Earls Court Gallery. Hamilton - Canada.
Los Pintores, Spence Gallery. Toronto - CanadaColores de Latinoamerica, Sun Fest. The Arts Project. London - Canada.
7th Timeraiser. The Distillery District. Toronto - Canada.
The Artist Project, Queen Elizabeth Building , Exhibition Place. Toronto - Canada.
2009 Genesis 28.11.09. Chalk Farm Gallery. Santa Fe - USA
The Artist Project Toronto, The Liberty Grand. Toronto - Canada.
Salon 3, Propeller Centre for the Visual Arts. Toronto - Canada.
2008 Dialogo, Nota Art Gallery. La Paz - Bolivia.
Arwi, International Art Fair. San Juan - Puerto Rico.
Casa de Cultura of Reynosa. Reynosa - Mexico.
Cruz Roja Mexicana, Banamex Centre. Nuevo Leon. Monterrey - Mexico.
New Artist Group Show, Plan B Gallery. Washington DC - USA.
Space -Vision, Lurie Art Galleries. Miami - USA.
2007 XXX Anniversary show Cruz Roja Mexicana, Banamex Centre. Nuevo Leon.  Monterrey - Mexico.
Arte Nuevo, National Museum of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.10 Pieces by 10 Artist, Spence Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
Gallery Group Show, Plan B Gallery. Washington DC - USA.Giant Steps, St - Ambroise Art Gallery. Montreal - Canada .
2006 Imagine other Ways, Spence Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
Artistes Latino - Americains D' ici et d' ailleurs, St - Ambroise Art Gallery. Montreal - Canada.
In Collaboration with Martin Kletzel - Contemporary Art.TIAFAIR, Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto - Canada.
Grand Opening, Jason Duval The Sussex Studio Art Gallery. Ottawa - Canada.Giants Steeps, St-Ambroise Art Gallery. Montreal - Canada.
2005 Art Miami, International Art Fair. Miami Beach Convention Centre. Miami - USA
Latinoamerica 2005, Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
TIAFAIR, Toronto Internacional Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto - Canada.
2004 Little Treasures, Mittica Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
Das Kleine Format – Minimal Art, Hollfeld Museum. Hollfeld - Germany.
Alienation, juried art exhibition Arts Festival of Peace Salvador Allende, Deleon White Art Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
Square Foot, AWOL Art Gallery, Toronto - Canada.
Art Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Convention Center, Philadelphia - USA.
Bolivian Actuality Paintings. Hamburg - Germany.
D' un Ocean A L'Autre, Galerie D'Avignon Contemporary Fine Art. Montreal - Canada.
TIAFAIR, Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto - Canada.
Recent Works, Kabat Wrobel Art Gallery. Toronto - Canada.
Latinoamerica, Etobicoke Civic Centre Art Gallery. Toronto - Canada
2003 Sueños, Fantasias y Realidades, ArtDealers Art Gallery. Monterrey - México.
Small Works, Roberto Martin Arte Contemporáneo Art Gallery. Buenos Aires - Argentina.
TIAFAIR, Toronto International Art Fair, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Toronto - Canada.
III International Contest SIART 2003, National Museum of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.
Arts Festival of Peace , Salvador Allende The Great Hall. Toronto - Canada.
2002 Le Monde Surrealist of Marcelo Suaznabar and Tom Gray, Galerie d'Art Contemporains. Montreal - Canada.
Bolivia One Selection , Museo del Barro. Asunción - Paraguay.
Miami International Art Fair, Miami Convention Center. Miami - USA.
Le Cri Muet, The Mansion of the Culture. Montreal - Canada.
10 World Artists Show, Gallery Virtual. Noosa Gallery. Sidney - Australia
2001 Contemporary Bolivian Art, Dresden Bank. Hamburg - Germany.
Bolivia One Selection, National Museum of Art. Santiago - Chile.
Object Art, Nota Art Gallery. La Paz - Bolivia.
Second International Contest of Art. National Museum of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.
Art Miami, Miami International Art Fair. Convention Center. Miami - USA.
Contemporary Art, Taipinquiri Art Gallery. La Paz - Bolivia.
Young Artist Agreement Andres Bello, Sofia Imber Museum. Caracas - Venezuela.
Object Art Nota Art Gallery. La Paz - Bolivia.
Bolivia One Selection, Center of Contemporary Art. Simon I. Patiño. Cochabamba - Bolivia.
Second National Contest, Cecilio Guzman de Rojas. House of Culture. Potosi - Bolivia.
Les Ameriques du Sur au Nord, Center of Art Baie Saint Paul. Quebec - Canada.
Action Contemporary Latin American Graphics, Museum of Latin American Art. Long Beach. California - USA.
Le Cri Muet, Center of Art. Baie Saint Paul. Quebec - Canada.
The Small Works, DP Fong Galleries. San Jose California - USA.
2000 The Portrait, DP Fong Galleries. San Jose California - USA.
Young Artists Agreement, Andres Bello. Bogotá - Colombia. and National Museum of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.
Art Young, International Art Fair. Buenos Aires - Argentina.
Bolivian Contemporary Art, Museo del Barro. Asunción - Paraguay.
EncontrArte, Latin - American House. Milan - Italy.
1999 II Mercosur Art Biennial, Porto Alegre. Porto Allegre - Brazil.
First International Contest of Art SIART 99, National Museum of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.
ItinerArt, Itinerant Art Exhibition. La Paz - Cochabamba - Sucre - Santa Cruz - Bolivia.
1998 Identities, Emergent young artists from South America and Caribbean. International Development Bank. Passage de Retz. Paris - France.
Bolivian And Chilean Artists, Culture House. Arica - Chile.
1997 XI Culture House Art Biennial, Raul Otero Raiche. Santa Cruz - Bolivia.
III Drawing Contest BHN Foundation, Art Gallery. La Paz - Bolivia.
1996 Three Artists Moscoso Gallery. Washington DC - USA.
Bolivian Cultural Weekend in Peru, National of Art Museum. Lima - Peru.
1995 The Nude, BHN Foundation's Gallery of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.
XIII International Young Artist Symposium, Center of Art. Baie Saint-Paul. Quebec - Canada.
Contemporary Archangels from Bolivia, Arte Unico Gallery. La Paz - Bolivia.
1994 Bolivia New Art, Mapocho Cultural Center. Santiago - Chile.
Six Artist from Oruro, Taipinquiri Art Gallery. La Paz - Bolivia.
1993 Four Young Artist BHN, Foundation's Gallery of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.
1992 Centre Cultural Las Condes Cultural Corporación. Santiago - Chile.
Center for Intramural Studies, Catholic University of Chile. Santiago - Chile.
1990 Cultural House. Oruro - Bolivia.
1988 House of Culture, Oruro - Bolivia.
Imagine Gallery. Oruro - Bolivia

Awards and Distinctions

2018 Honorific mention, Rozas-Botrán Foundation. Guatemala City - Guatemala.
2017 Distinction of the Concejo Departamental de Culturas de Oruro. Oruro - Bolivia.
Distinction given by  the Asociación de Artistas Plásticos Bolivia, ABAP Bolivia. Oruro - Bolivia.
Distinction given by the Instituto Superior de Bellas Artes. Oruro - Bolivia.
Distinction given by the Mesa Redonda Panamericana Oruro. Oruro - Bolivia
2016  Medal Pedro Domingo Murillo in the grade of Civic Honour given by the Honorable Concejo Municipal de La Paz. La Paz - Bolivia.
2011 3rd Price Lemon Competition, The Artist Project Toronto. Toronto - Canada.
Ontario Arts Council, Exhibition Assistance. Ontario - Canada.
2010 2nd Price Queen Competition, The Artist Project Toronto. Toronto - Canada.
2009 Exhibition Assistance, Ontario Arts Council. Ontario - Canada.
2008 Visual Artist Mid-Career Grand, Ontario Arts Council. Ontario - Canada.
2002 Best in Drawing Art FOCUS, Toronto Metro Hall. Toronto - Canada.
1999 Special mention given by the National Museum of Art in the International contest SIART 99. La Paz - Bolivia.
1996 Distinction given by Mesa Redonda Pan-American. Oruro - Bolivia.
First Medal Artist given by DIDEJU. Oruro - Bolivia
Honorary Diploma given by Center for Extramural Studies, Catholic University. Santiago - Chile.
Chamber of Commerce of Oruro. Oruro - Bolivia.
Honorary Diploma given by Government. La Paz - Bolivia.

Collections

  • National Museum of Art. La Paz - Bolivia
  • Center of Art Baie Saint Paul. Quebec - Canada .
  • Ralli Contemporary Museum of Art. Punta del Este - Uruguay.
  • Ralli Contemporary Museum of Art. Santiago - Chile.
  • Simon I Patiño Center of Contemporary Art. Cochabamba - Bolivia.
  • Sayego & Pardon Collection. Miami-USA.And private collections in Bolivia, Canada, Chile, United States, Spain, Japan, France, Poland, Argentine, Germany, Korea, Panama, Brazil, England, Switzerland, Colombia, Mexico y Venezuela.

Books

  • Marcelo Suaznabar "Pinturas/ Painting 1994 - 2010" Text by: Alicia Szmukler. Spanish/English. Edited by SFT EDICIONES imagen. Buenos Aires - Argentina. MCRL Overseas Printing Inc. Toronto - Canada. 130 pages. hard cover full color 12x9 In. 118 illustrations Printed in Chine.
  • "La Ciudad Imaginaria" Text by: Alicia Szmukler Un Analisis Psicológico de la Pintura Contemporánea en Bolivia. La Paz-Bolivia/PIEB/ SINERGIA 1998
  • "ARTE a Contemporary Latin Expression" Casa & Estilo. Linda International Publishing inc. Miami-USA. 270 pages . Hard cover. Full color. Printed in Italy.
  • "Enciclopedia Iberoamericana de Artistas Plásticos Contemporáneos" NAPSA QCC Art Gallery Queenborough Community College The City University of New York - USA. Printed in Spain. 2004.
  • "Negociando con el Tiempo", Catalogue produce by the National Museum of Art. La Paz - Bolivia.