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Jesus Matheus Painting

jesus-matheus-smJesus Matheus was born in Caracas, Venezuela, in 1957. He studied at the Escola de Belas Artes, Universidad Federal de Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (1981) and graduated from Centro de Ensenanza Grafica (1987) Caracas. He has taught Drawing and Printmaking since 1992 at the Instituto Universitario de Estudios Superiores de Artes Plasticas Armando Reveron, now Universidad Nacional Experimental de las Artes (Caracas), from which he also obtained a BFA degree with the thesis “Visual/Manual, a Mode of Making in the Visual Arts” (2012).

Matheus has exhibited extensively in South and North America and inter nationally. His work is part of several public and private collections in Argentina, Austria, Brasil, Mexico, Puerto Rico, the United States, Spain, Switzerland, France and Venezuela. Since 2005, he lives and works in Boston, Massachusetts.

His work is represented by Cecilia de Torres Ltd, NY and Beatriz Gil Gallery, Caracas.