WILLY PEREZ

Willy was born in 1956 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He started studying arts from an early age with his father, Guillo Pérez.

He has devoted over 30 years to art and educational work. He has 27 solo exhibitions and participated in over 50 group exhibits. He has received many awards in national art competitions. Willy is currently director of the School of Arts Guillo Pérez, founded in 1984. He is a member of the Dominican School of Artists (CODAP).

His works can be found in private collections, galleries and public institutions.
 

STUDIES
• Bachelor of Science and Arts, Colegio Santa Teresita, Sto. Dgo. 1974
• Began studying art with Master Guillo Pérez.
• National School of Fine Arts. 1974-1975, 1986-1989. Sto. Dgo.
• Art Students League of New York, USA. 1978
• Seminar of Plastic Arts at the
Instituto Cultural Dominico-Americano, Sto. Dgo. 1977-1978-1985.
• Candido Bido Art Center, Sto. Dgo. From 1980-1982.
• University of the Third Age, UTE, Graduate of Clinical Psychologist, Sto. Dgo.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1985 Chances Art Gallery Gift Shop, Puerto Plata, first Solo Exhibit.
1987 "Landscapes" Guillo Perez Art Gallery, Sto. Dgo.
1991 "Tropical Landscape", Museum John Perse, Guadeloupe.
1993 "The Color of the Caribbean", Fundora Art Gallery, Miami, USA.
1994 "The Color of the Tropics", Fundora Art Gallery, Key Largo, USA.
         "Miniatures", Santo Domingo y su arte Gallery, Sto. Dgo.
1998 "Marine Biodiversity", Dominican National Aquarium, Sto. Dgo.
2001 Guillo Perez Art Gallery, New Jersey, USA.
2002 Guillo Perez Art Gallery, Hudson Hall, Hotel Holiday, New Jersey, USA.
            
Guillo Pérez Art Gallery, Doral, Miami, USA.
            "Water Universe", Casa Rodrigo de Bastidas, Sto. Dgo.
            
"Imagination", Cuesta Bookstore, Sto. Dgo.
2003 "Sea Universe" Hunting and Fishing Tournament, Cabeza de Toro, Higuey.
2004 "Recent Work", Luzma Art Gallery, Miami, USA.
2005 "Colors of the Caribbean" DLC Gallery, Metro Office Park, Guaynabo, Puerto Rico.
            "Recent Works", The Rose, Ponce, Puerto Rico.
2006 "Landscapes", Guillo Perez Art Gallery, Weston, Florida.
            "Tribute to Life", Del arte, Santiago, Dominican Republic
2007 "From the Earth and Water" Hamaca Hotel, Boca Chica, Dominican Republic
2008 "Water, Life and Earth" Dominican-American Cultural Institute, Sto. Dgo.
            "Antillean Universe", Columbus Centre, Toronto, Canada.
2009 "Willy Perez, 30 years in art" Dominican-American Cultural Institute, Sto. Dgo.
            Itinerant, "Willy Perez, 30 years in art", Guillo Perez Art Gallery, Sto. Dgo.
2010 "Colors of Dreams and Hopes" Dominican-American Cultural Institute, Sto. Dgo.
            "Recent Works" Guillo Pérez Gallery (Galleries Circuit). Sto. Dgo.

2011 “Caribbean Colors” Paterson Museum, NJ.

2013 “Figurative Abstraction, " Dominican-American Cultural Institute, Sto. Dgo.

2014 “Landscapes of Light”, The Collection Gallery, Sto. Dgo.

 

RECENT MAJOR GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2004 “Tropical Universe”, Hyatt Hotel, Miami, USA.
2005 "Hispanic Expression", Hyatt Hotel, Miami, USA.
         "Hispanic Expression", Mila Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida.
2006 "Franz Ureña and Willy Perez" CEDIMAT, Health Plaza, Sto. Dgo.
         "Small Formats" D' Bodden Art Gallery, Sto. Dgo.
         "Ibero-american Artistic Development", The With Gallery, First National Bank

         “Forms and Shapes” One Brickell Square, Miami, Florida
2007 "Rebirth", Rebirth Foundation, Lopez de Haro Bank, Sto. Dgo.
         "Guillo and Willy Pérez" CEDIMAT, National Theatre, Sto. Dgo.
2008 "Small Formats" D' Bodden Art Gallery, Sto. Dgo.
2009 "Dominican Artists Group Exhibit", Guillo Perez Art Gallery, Art Galleries Circuit, Sto. Dgo.
         "Today in Art", Association of Artists, Art Galleries Circuit, Sto. Dgo.
2010 "Two generations",   Linares Plaza, Cabarete, Puerto Plata, D.R.

            Contemporary Latin American Art XIII, Broward Collage, Pembroke Pines, Florida

2011 "Three Generations" Union Restaurant, Haverstraw, NY"3 Generations" Union Restaurant, Harvestraw, NY, with Guillo Perez, Willy, Miguelina, Guillermo III Perez (nov 2011)

2012 “1st Incontro” Associazione Artistico-Culturale, Accademia d”Arte Cilento ed Oltre,  Italy.

2013 “Collective Dominican Artists", Gallery Guillo Perez, Circuit Galleries, Sto. Dgo

Latin-American Artist, Miramar, Florida

          "Today in Art", Association of Artists, Art Galleries Circuit, Sto. Dgo.                                                                     


FUNCTIONS
• Member of CODAP (Dominican School of Artists).
• Director of Guillo Pérez Art School
• Facilitator, Design Career, University of the Third Age.
• Clinical Psychologist
WORKS IN MUSEUMS
• Museum John Perse, Pointe Pitre, Guadaloupe.
• Museum of Tegucigalpa, Honduras
INTERNATIONAL ART FAIRS
2000 "Arts in Santo Domingo", Museum of the Dominican Man.
2005 "Art New York", Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA.
2006 "Art New York", Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA.
2007 "Art New York", Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA.
2008 "Art New York", Jacob Javits Center, New York, USA.
         
"Hispanic Heritage", Miami Convention Center, Miami, USA.

 

 

 

 

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Willy Perez Art Studio

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GROUP EXHIBIT          BARCELONA OCTOBER 2019

"CASITA"  GUILLO PEREZ

OIL ON CANVAS  16X20

$2,500.00

"ESTRUCTURALISMO" 

GUILLO PEREZ  40X50 

OIL ON CANVAS  $9,000.00

"GALLO"  GUILLO PEREZ

OIL ON CANVAS  20X24

$3,500.00

ARTISTIC FUSION  Group Exhibit

Willy Perez at Gala Dinner by Dominican Cultural Association of Yonkers NY 2018

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