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Artist Luis de Mena


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Biography


 
Luis de Mena was born in Madrid in 1961. He arrived with his family to the U.S. in 1998 and lives in Rye, NY. Luis de Mena combines his professional life in New York with his passion for painting. He has been trained in academic realism by studying the techniques of the Spanish and Dutch old masters in depth, under the personal direction of artist Victor Zaldivar. Prior to this, he grew as an artist at L’Atelier Academia de Arte in Madrid, the National Academy of Fine Arts and the Arts Students League in New York.
 
 
Luis de Mena, nació en Madrid en 1961. Llegó con su familia a Estados Unidos en 1998 y vive en Rye, estado de Nueva York. Luis de Mena compagina su vida profesional en la ciudad de Nueva York con la dedicación a su pasión por la pintura. Ha estudiado en profundidad las técnicas de los grandes maestros españoles y holandeses, bajo la dirección personal del artista Víctor Zaldívar. Comenzó su aprendizaje como artista en L'Atelier Academia de Arte en Madrid, National Academy of Fine Arts y  Arts Students League en Nueva York.
 
RECENT EXHIBITIONS & AWARDS 
 
2020: Salmagundi Arts Club. 42nd Annual Exhibition, 2020, Selected Work. New York, NY
2020: NOAPS. National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society 2020 International online Exhibition. Selected Work.
2019: Ridgewood Arts Institute 2019 Annual Non Members Juried Exhibition. Selected Work. Ridgewood, NJ
2019: CSOPA. Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists FaceTime 2019. Selected Work. Bendheim Gallery. Greenwich Arts Council. Greenwich, CT. 
2017: Ridgewood Arts Institute 2017 Annual Non Members Juried Exhibition. Selected Work. Ridgewood, NJ
2016: National Oil and Acrylic Painter's Society. 2016 International Spring Exhibition. Selected Work.
2014: Allied Artists of America 86th Annual Grand Exhibition. Selected Work. New York, NY
2014: Audobon Artists 73rd Annual Exhibition. Selected Work. New York, NY
2014: CSOPA Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists Faces of Winter 2014. Selected Work.  University of Connecticut Stamford [...]

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