Personal Achievement Award

Posted by adminNY on August 05, 2014

in the eighties is set in Miami (Florida) incorporating into his work the autobiographical figure of a lone swimmer. Since 1988, exhibits regularly in U.S. cities (Seattle, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Miami) and other countries: Munich, Essen, Dusseldorf, Tokyo, Toronto, Caracas, Panama and Buenos Aires (1986, 1987 and 1989). In 2002 he participated in the exhibition Latin American Artists in Florida at the Palazzo Mediceo of Seravezza in Tuscany, Italy. He received the Award of Merit from Hortt Memorial Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale and the Personal Achievement Award from the State of Florida of MDA. He participated in several international art fairs (Art Miami, Arteam ricas Artfair, BA Art, Red Dot Artfair, TIAF, etc.) and in the exhibition Paradise Lost (Paradise Lost) in the Lowe Art Museum at the University of Miami (University of Miami).In 1995 he was commissioned by the Department of Art in Public Places (Metro-Dade Art in Public Places) for an installation in the government headquarters in Miami in tribute to George Armitage, a pioneer for the rights of the disabled. His works are part of public and private collections. Works auctioned at Christie’s in New York were included in the book Latin American Art at Auction by Susan Theran. Sebastian Spreng works in oil on textured canvas using layers of transparent pigments, mostly arranged in small format polyptychs. The music indicates a strong influence on his work and several exhibitions have been entirely based on musical structures: the series Liederkreis (Song cycle) (2007, 2008), Ring Landscapes (inspired by The Ring of the Nibelung by Richard Wagner) (2005) , Sinfonietta (1992), Impromptus (1992), Chamber Music (1995, 1996, 2004) and Reverberations (Reverberations) (1999). His works have public and private collections in America, Europe and Asia.In 2009 his work Daphne was chosen to be included in the book Speak for the Trees together 70 international artists, including Christo, David Hockney, Yoko Ono, April Gornik, Zadok Ben-David .

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