Osvaldo Ferreyra


    • Male
    • Drawer
    • Illustrator
    • Painter
    • Collage
    • Mixed media
    • Abstract expressionist




    About the artist

    Osvaldo Ferreyra Centurion: Plastic Artist, Architect and Teacher. His references were teachers or professors and plastic artist Luis Alberto Solari, Aida Ferreyra, also Gustavo Alamon. He made his first works in the 70s; in the early 80 publishes hundreds of drawings and illustrations in various media and publications, being characterized by the satirical, humorous, critical and cartoonish reality a dictatorship Uruguay in drawing.

    Taught at the Arts Workshop UNO in 70'para then give way to three decades of teaching in Project Workshop of the Faculty of Architecture of the University of the Republic. Was Director of Promotion and Cultural Action of the Government of Montevideo from 2001 to 2005. He was Director of the publication of Art and Architecture "Arquimagen". He has been Jury of several national and international competitions, columnisata of Art and Architecture in various media and lecturer on these topics.

    Exhibited at Gallery Place your Fray Bentos (1973), in Montevideo in group shows at Conventual (1979), Uruguayan Cinematheque (1986), Cabildo de Montevideo (1991) and space Exhibition MEC (Ministry of Education and culture, 2004) and the exhibition space Voglio in 2015 with his solo show "fresh Paint". Outside in group shows in Cordoba with Quino as a curator (R.Argentina 1986) and traveling exhibition "El Norte seen from the South and South seen from the North" was curated by Paolo Portoghesi in 1991 (Rome, San Pablo, Montevideo, Buenos Aires and Santiago de Chile).


    His beginnings were concentrated on drawing, while in the last years painting has focused its activity preferably acrylic and mixed techniques.