About the artist

Luis Mesquita / CharruArt / “Art from my Heart”

Born in 1977 in Montevideo, Uruguay

Self-taught

Personal Interests:

- Painting (acrylic on canvas), Visionary Art and Primitivism

- Contemporary Art, Assemblage and Sculptures created from recycled wood, as well as pieces of wood collected from beaches and rivers

- Ceramics, Modelling, and Painting in enamel

- Urban Art and Murals

- Theater and the Performing Arts

- Artistic Makeup

- Plastic expression and Workshops

Education​

2017 Ceramics Workshop "Hand-Building with Dee" at The Ceramic League of Miami ​

2015 Ceramics Workshop with Carlos Barrientos in TALLER BARRIENTOS- Montevideo​

2013 Basis timmeren (Basic carpentry) Openbare Avondleergangen Aruba ​

2012 Workshop Technique in acrylic on wood with Maria Onni Aruba​

Exhibiciones

2017 Group Exhibitions,"La Cumparsita"Filmore Miami Beach at Jackie Gleason​

2016 2016 TWELVE / 12th Uruguayan Art Exhibition in Miami,King High Park en el 7025 W Flagler St., Miami​

2015 Group Exhibitions, Driftwood Assemblages. Presents live art in Startbocks ,Paseo Herencia,Aruba​

2015 ​ Art exhibitions @t Paseo Arte Sano (Ciudad VIEJA),Montevideo​

2015 "BIRDS "​ Art exhibitions @t LA FONDA Restaurant (Ciudad VIEJA),Montevideo,Uruguay. ​

2015 "HeArt "​ Art exhibitions @t Kitchen Table by White (Blue Residences),Aruba​

2014 Green Aruba where Europe meets the Americas ,Group Exhibitions Driftwood Assemblages & Sculptures. Presents live art, Renaissance Convention Center, Aruba.​

2014 Group Exhibitions in ¨White Restaurant¨ at Blue Residences,Aruba​

2014 Group Exhibitions in Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival ,Renaissance Convention Center, Aruba.​

2014 "Artlantis"​ Art exhibitions Driftwood Assemblages & Sculptures. Presents live art & exhibition, Ritz Carlton Hotel.​

2014 ‘The Aruba’s Crafty Hands Easter Weekend Shopping Spree’ Playa Linda Beach Resort, Aruba.​

2014 Grandmother moon project, Mural. North Aruba.​

2013 Founding member of the A. ®.UBA Foundation (United Artisans & Recognized By Aruba)​

2013 "Aruba Handy Craft"​ Fort Zoutman Museo Historico Arubano​

2013 "Seyo Nacional di Cultura Aruba"​ Departamento di Cultura Aruba​

2013 Group Exhibitions in Caribbean Sea Jazz Festival Renaissance Convention Center, Aruba..​

2013 The Tree of Life project, Mural. North Aruba.​

2013 Group Exhibitions in Aruba Wine, Food and Art Festival Westin Aruba Art Gallery​

2013 "Iguana"​ Puppet Workshop with Bernd Ogrodnik Muchila Creativo Aruba​

2013 "Fishes"​ Art exhibitions Driftwood Assemblages Westin Aruba Art Gallery​

2012 "Taita Inti "​ project, Mural. Savaneta Aruba.​

2012 "Sacred Mask " Art exhibitions and sale, The Tree House.​