Biography & contact

Felipe Achondo.

B.1982, Santiago, Chile.
Self Taught artist with complementary sculpture and human anatomy studies in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Statement

I would describe my work as a search for the action of painting, experimentation and recognition of material behavior at the moment of facing a canvas. My main thematic is the process of painting itself, and through this process be able to express the different scenes that I represent.

Oil as a medium allows me to work with many layers and transparencies, and based on constant insistence, many causalities or “errors” are left, and those eventualities for me are what gives life to each piece. Throughout time I’ve learned how to control the behavior of the materials, but always each work has a certain life, so the final piece has a freshness and looseness that is pleasing to the observer, despite that the image displayed somehow is disturbing.

Gallery affiliation

LA SALA Galeria de Arte , Stgo. Chile

Solo Shows

2014. “LAYERS / TRANSPARENT CANVAS” Galeria TRECE, Stgo; Chile, September
2013. “SNAPSHOTS; Abstractrealism”. Galeria TRECE, Stgo; Chile, April
2012. “PORTRAITS”. Centro Experimental “La Casa Rodante”, Stgo; Chile, October
2010. “(IN)DOORS” Galeria TRECE, Stgo; Chile, September

Collective Shows (sellection)

2016. “Los Otros” Museo de Artes Visuales, Stgo. Chile. Octubre
2015. “Voragine” 4 man show Galeria LASALA., September
2015. “VanWardia SCL/NYC” Hotel W, Stgo; Chile, June
2014. “ELBOSQUE” collab show with the photographer Nacho Rojas, Galeria Mundo Sur, Stgo; Chile, March
2012. “Ciclo de Arte Joven” young contemporary artists, Galeria TRECE, Stgo; Chile, September

Art Fairs

2016. “ArtLima” Feria de Arte Contemporaneo de Peru Galeria LA SALA booth, Lima; Peru. April
2015. “Ch.ACO” Feria Chile Arte Contemporaneo. Galeria LA SALA booth, Stgo; Chile, September
2015. ArtStgo Fair. Artist Booth. Stgo. Chile, August
2014. FAXXI Art Fair . Artist Booth. Stgo. Chile, April
2010. “Ch.ACO” Feria Chile Arte Contemporaneo. Galeria TRECE booth, Stgo; Chile, September

Publication (Selection)

Libro Chile Arte Joven , AAL Editions
Studio Visit Art Book #25 curada por Trevor Richardson, Director, Herter Art Gallery,, UMASS, Amherst.
Journal du Design. Montpellier, France.
Ignant, Berlín, Germany.
Catapult art magazine, USA.


Contact

Felipe Achondo Moya
+ 56 9 7909 4830
achondo.m@gmail.com