Contemporary Surrealist Artworks by Gabriela Farnell
Gabriela Farnell is a self-taught contemporary artist hailing from Lanús, Argentina.
She has exhibited her work in important cultural spaces across Buenos Aires, including Manzana de las Luces, Recoleta Cultural Center, Borges Cultural Center, Historic Cabildo of Buenos Aires and the National Library, among numerous others.
Gabriela has also exhibited her works in a wide range of international galleries, including Rio de Janeiro, Punta del Este, Acapulco, Tijuana, Guadalajara, New York, Tucson, Miami, Romania, Hong Kong, Spain and the UK.
Her work was chosen as one among a number of featured artists displayed at the Ibero-American Encyclopedia of Contemporary Artists in late 2003. This exhibit was curated by New York’s City University for the Queensborough Community College Art Gallery.
Farnell’s works have received more than twenty awards and citations, both in Argentina and in international competitions held across Mexico and Spain.
Some of her featured awards include:
- 1st Prize in Drawing – Gallery Core Award – 1997
- Gallery of the Americas – Drawing Award – Cultural Center El Quijote – 2000
- Art Pintura Galería Mariette Mention – 2002
- Special Mention in Drawing at the I Interdisciplinary Visual Arts Biennial of Mercosur – 2004
- House of Colomos – Center for Art and Culture, Mexico – 2004
- Accesit Drawing, II International Arts Competition “Aires de Cordoba” Cordoba, Spain – 2004
In 2014, Gabriela exhibited her work in a gallery in Córdoba in the Spanish region of Andalusia. Titled “Art 4” this exhibit was held from February 16 to 27.
Her work has also been featured at the event Mirá Art Fair at Buenos Aires’ Recoleta Cultural Center in Argentina. This event was held from 23 to April 27 in 2014.
Meanwhile, in May 2014, her works were exhibited at The Bladousse in Buenos Aires trendy Palermo district as part of the Gallery Nights. This exhibition was produced in collaboration with the Art and Life of Martin Coronado, the B.A. Cultural Association and the Art Space Exus Natur in Gerona, Spain.
In late 2014, she was one of the artists selected for the Second International Art Biennial of Argentina. This major art exhibition and event took place in the Centro Cultural Borges of Buenos Aires between October 3 to October 10 in 2014. During this event, her work El Portal was awarded special recognition in this exhibition.
Most recently, in 2015, Gabriela’s works were included as part of the Fair of Contemporary Art La Plata in Ciudad de La Plata, Buenos Aires-Argentina (March 2015). Her pieces were also incorporated at the traditional fair Artexpo New York in New York, USA in April 2015.