Dinisios Blanco (Dominican, 1953)

 Dominican painter born in San Cristobal, on October 9th, 1953. In    1970, he studied at the Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes (ENBA) then, worked at the Museum of History and Geography of Santo Domingo in 1977. He was professor of drawing at the Art Center Bidó Candido. He also worked at the Museum of Dominican Man. Ffue Cartoonist at the offices of Public Works, working also with the architect Eugenio Perez Montas restoration projects in the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo.

He was Professor of Drawing from 1978 to 1996 in the Art School of the Faculty of Humanities and the Faculty of Architecture at the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD).

Solo Exhibitions: 1978, Auffant Gallery, Santo Domingo, 1984, Casa de Bastidas, (Volunteer of the Museum of Las Casas Reales), Santo Domingo 1987, Jaditte Galleries, New York, USA, 1989, Red Mill Gallery, Johnson, Vermont, USA . UU, 1991, The Embassy Gallery of International Art, Coral Gables, Miami, Fla. USA, Retrospective Exhibition, Museum of Modern Art - MAM-Santo Domingo, 1992, Jaditte Galleries, New York, USA, 1993, The Embassy International Gallery of Art, Coral Gables, Miami, Fla. USA, 1994, Art Gallery Nora, Belgium, Waterfront Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel, Nicholas Art Gallery, Miami, Fla. USA, 1995, New World Gallery, Germany, 1996, Vanity Gallery, Miami, Fla. USA, Barnard-Biderman Fine Art, New York, USA, 1997, The Embassy Gallery of International Art, Coral Gables, Miami, Fla. USA; Museum Modern Art, Santo Domingo, R. D.; Gallery New World, Germany, 1998, The Embassy Gallery of International Art, Coral Gables, Miami, Fla. USA. Collective exhibitions in which he has participated: 1981, III Bienal de Arte, Mexico City, DF, Mexico, 1983, Dominican Art, Gallery Pro-Venezuela, Caracas, Venezuela, 1985, XVIII Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1986, Expo- International Municipal Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel, 1987, Museum of Art and History of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Gallery Praxis International, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1988, Contemporary Latin American Group Expo: Painting and Sculpture, Jaditte Galleries, New York , USA, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992 and 1994, Latin American Art, Sotheby's, New York, USA, 1996, Expo-Collective in the Dominican Embassy in Paris, France. In Santo Domingo: XII, XIV, XV, and XVI National Biennial of Visual Arts, Art Contest, E. Leon Jimenes, Inaugural Exhibition Gallery of Modern Art, Altos de Chavon, La Romana, R. D. Dominican-American Cultural (Instituto Cultural Dominico-Americano) Reserve Bank Competition, Museo de Las Casas Reales, The Chase Manhattan Bank, Metropolitan Bank, Gallery Arawak, Nader Art Gallery, Gallery San Ramon, The Brush Gallery, Gallery Equis in La Romana, Executives Club of Santo Domingo, Casa de Teatro, Paiewonsky Gallery, Gallery Giotto, Hotel Sheraton, Patronato Pro-Motherhood of Our Lady of La Altagracia, Patronato Pro-Cardiology, National Museum of History and Geography, Faculty of Humanities UASD; Expo Seminar - Dominican Identity (UNPHU). Miami Art Fair, Chicago, Illinois, U.S., 1991. Dionisio Blanco, Sowers as the sacred smoke, mixed s / canvas, 50 "X 60", 2005. Collection of Regino Alvarez Art Fair Miami, Fla., USA; Nader Art Gallery, Collective Opening "My Gallery", Chicago, Illinois., USA; Ladies Guild Art Auction, auction to raise funds for the Gallery of Modern Art , Sotheby's Modern and Contemporary Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, 1992, Dominican Painting in Contemporary Israel (GAM), Contemporary Painting, Artists' House Jerusalem, Israel, Latin American Art Exposition and Auction, Sterling Art Gallery, Fla. USA, 1993, Art Fair in Venezuela, Kendall Regional Medical Center, Miami, Fla, USA, Stony Brook University, New York, USA; Ilamit Wizo Art Auction, Miami, Fla. USA, 1994, Miami Art, (Carib Art, Kimberly Gallery, The Embassy Gallery of International Art, Art Gallery and Nader, 1994, 96 Latin American Art Auction, Gallery Fine Art Nader, 1997, Italo-Dominican First Meeting of Contemporary Art, Latin American Institute. Awards and Honors: 1971, First Prize Painting National School of Fine Arts. Santo Domingo, RD, 1972, Honorable Mention in Painting, Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santo Domingo, RD, 1973, First Prize in Painting, Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santo Domingo, RD 1975, Painting Second Prize, National Student Art Competition, sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada in Santo Domingo, RD, 1978, First Prize for Drawing, Annual Competition House of Spain, Santo Domingo, RD, 1984, First National Drawing Award the Sixteenth National Visual Arts Biennial, Santo Domingo, RD, 1986, invited by the Central Institute of Cultural Affairs International Meeting of Artists in Israel, Latin America, Spain and Portugal, 1989, invited by the Foundation of the Colony of Artists New York City in Johnson, Vermont and the Department of State of the United States in the International Visitor Program, 1997, invited by the Istituto Italo-Latinoamericano in Rome to attend the Venice Biennale.