Portrait by Valentina Greene. Lake Vichuquén, January 2015.

Biography

Pilita García Esquivel, is a Chilean-Venezuelan visual artist working in Brooklyn, New York. She earned her BFA in painting, at The School of Visual Arts in 1996. Selected exhibitions include: In Chile: Collage, Museo de Arte Moderno Chiloe (2001). In Venezuela: Balance/Fuera de Balance, Jovenes con FIA Caracas (2006), Slideluck Potshow, Museo de Arte Acarigua Araure (2007). In Argentina: Home, Feria de Arte BA, Buenos Aires (2009). In the UK: Ellas, The Art Reach, Nottingham (2011), Reflect/Refract Rich Gallery, London (2008). In Washington: Vista, University of Maryland (2012). In New York: Thesis, Visual Arts Gallery (1996), L Factor, Exit Art (2005), Venezueland, Galeria Galou (2005), P-Loft, Dumbo Arts Festival (2001-2004), All Cut-Up, Roebling Hall (2008), The Art Parade, Deitch Projects (2004), Pinta, Latinamerican Art Fair (2009), Nostalgia, One Art Space (2011), Rowan Sphere, Picture Farm Gallery, Brooklyn (2014). 

She has worked independently in New York in the decorative arts creating murals and window display for clients such as Guggenheim-Asher, Harold Prince and Bloomingdales. She has worked for international artists in various capacities including drafter, painter, sculptor, archivist, manager, videographer, colorist and creative. Artists include Eric Oppenheim (1996), Peter Lazic (1998-1999), Martin Zimmerman (1998-2000), Mia Westerlund-Rosen (1998), Nick Kuszyk  (2008), Ryan McGinness (2007-2008), Cai-Guo Qiang (2008),  Vito Acconci (2008), E.V. Day (2009), Taylor McKimens (2014), Karin Schneider (2015), Jeff Koons (2014-2017).

 

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03 /2014  Greenpointers

03/2014 Artishock

04/2013  Oficina#1

08 / 2012  Paula

11/ 2011  Artishock

07 / 2011  Drawing Center Viewing

04 / 2011  Critica Latinoamericana

10 / 2008  Rich Gallery

11 / 2003  Art Review NYT