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Artist Name

Esteban Amaro

Born: 1987

Hometown: Santiago de Chile

Based in: Santiago de Chile

Esteban Amaro is a visual artist and industrial designer from Santiago de Chile. His works blur the boundaries between art, photography and design; using the techniques of photography, video, painting, sculpture and crossing these processes; presenting, folding and appropriating concepts such as time, space, the 4 elements and immensity, having experimentation, minimalism, contemplation and research at the core; his work presents an hypnotic experience in which embraces both the material and the immaterial, modifying perception, opening the world to the unknown and connecting what we cannot see with our reality.

Esteban is part of the contemporary art gallery ArtStar in New York. Founder and Curator of Minimal Chile. He participates as a collaborator of Ladera Sur and previously was the art director and designer at the photography studio Estudio Fe. He currently works as an independent artist and art director in the interior design firm GOLD. Esteban's work has been a part of exhibitions in the cities of New York, London, Santiago de Chile, Concepción and Valparaíso.

 



Esteban Amaro In The Studio

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More About Esteban Amaro

Question IconWhat inspires you?

The universal questions, landscape, minimalism, art, time, space, hidden knowledge, nature and immensity.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

Sometimes I like to write and others to sketch, I than take those ideas and concepts into the material world with the help of photography, video and sculpture, next I go to certain types of locations to experiment and get new understanding of the works.

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Immersive, Minimal and Contemplative

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Carmen Herrera, Doug Wheeler, Agnes Martin, Richard Serra, Robert Morris, Walter De Maria


Credentials

Education

Universidad Andrés Bello

Chile, 2012

Awards

Finalist in the Young Art Award MAVI 2020

2020

Finalist of the Artespacio Gallery Young Art Award

2020

Editor’s Pick in The Independent Photographer Open Call

2020

First honorable mention in video category Santiago Cultura

2020

Fine Art Nominee in the Fine Art Photography Awards

2020

Honorable Mention in the Monovisions Awards Fine Art

2020

Finalist in the Vitacura Cultura Young Artist Contest

2019

Finalist in the “Death” Photography Contest by WtLF Magazine

2019

Third Place in the Gnomowear Photography Contest

2019

Honorable mention Monochrome Awards Fine Art amateur categor

2019

Finalist of the Palm* Photo Prize 2019

2019

Honorable mention Monochrome Awards Fine Art amateur categor

2018

Honorable mention Monochrome Awards Nature amateur category

2018

First place Enfoque Magazine Chile Extremo instagram award

2017

Finalist of the Young Art Contest University of Valparaíso

2017

Finalist of Ladera Sur “Chile Salvaje” Photography Contest

2016

Exhibitions

Young Art Award MAVI Museo de Artes Visuales

Chile, 2020

Exhibition in the Santiago Cultura Art Contest

Chile, 2020

Palm* Photo Prize 2019 exhibition

United Kingdom, 2019

Exhibition in the Vitacura Cultura Young Art Contest 2019

Chile, 2019

Group Exhibition "Like a Dream" in Photoville 2018

United States of America, 2018

Exhibition of the Young Art Contest University of Valparaíso

Chile, 2017