Curriculum Yelitza Diaz

STUDIES
-Fine Art (4 years): School of Fine Arts "Arturo Michelena" . Valencia-Carabobo, Venezuela. 1991-95. 
- Teacher’s Complement. Experimental Pedagogical University (UPEL). San Carlos - Cojedes.1995 -96.

- Fine Arts (Ceramic) University of Carabobo, Valencia 2008-09
COURSES
- Methodology for Teaching Visual Arts. National Art Gallery and Art Museum "Sofia Imber" Caracas-Venezuela, 1993.

-Ceramic Workshop, Level I and II. School of Fire Arts "Candido Millan". Caracas. 1994 and 1995.

-Extra-pictorial - Techniques Workshop. CREA Workshop, Central Park. Caracas. National Council of Culture (CONAC). 1995.

- English as a Second Language. Starkweather Education Center. Plymouth, Michigan. USA. (1 year) 1999-2000.

- Socio - Cultural Animation workshop. National Council of Culture (CONAC) and Educational Zone of Tinaquillo - Cojedes, Venezuela. (1 year) 2001.
- Children's Creativity workshop. Research materials Workshop for art paint application. Art Education workshop.  pedagogical Training Workshop for Creative Kids. CONAC. Cojedes State, Among others.
-Diploma in Fire Arts (ceramic). University of Carabobo, Valencia. (1 Year) 2008-09
-English as a Second Language Sullivan Center, Greenville, South Carolina, USA. (2 years) 2013 - 2015
 PARTICIPATION-COMPETITIONS: (after 2000)
• 9th Annual "Fine Art & Fine Craft Show" (Ninth annual " Show of Fine Arts and Crafts) Michigan. Year: 2000.
• Competition of the National Fire Arts. University Gallery "Braulio Salazar" Valencia. 2003-2018.

 

AWARDS

• Autor winner of the Seal of Tinaquillo City. (City’s symbol) Cojedes, Venezuela, 1993.
• Annual Award "Enriqueta Salazar del Valle" for the most outstanding students. School of Arts Arturo Michelena. Valencia, Carabobo. 1993.
• Recognition Button "Tinaquillo City" in its unique kind. Delivered by the mayor of the city, 1999.
• Recognition for good academic performance "Starkweather Education Center". Plymouth, Michigan. USA  2000.
• Recognition in the XXX Fire Arts Competition. Carabobo Fire Arts Association (ACAF). University Gallery "Braulio Salazar" Valencia, 2003.
• First Prize. Fine Art National Baseball Competition, Baseball Museum. Valencia, 2008.
• First Prize. National Exhibition of Fine Art "Demetrio Silva" San Carlos – Cojedes, 2008.
• First three-dimensional award. National Competition "Juan Lovera", Caracas. 2008.
• Award “Mayor's Naguanagua”.  Fire Arts Competition, University Gallery “Braulio Salazar”. Valencia-Carabobo 2008

   National Fine Art and Letters Competition. Contest:  Museum of Contemporary Art "Sofia Imber" and National Art Gallery. Caracas. 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008

• Award “Ceramics Carabobo”. Fire Arts Competition, University Gallery “Braulio Salazar”. Valencia - Carabobo. 2010.

-Best of Show, “David Vandiver memorial award”. 40th annual Juried Exhibition, Anderson Art Center. SC. 2015.

-Purchase Award. “Amy & Don Chapman”, 40th annual Juried Exhibition, Anderson Art Center. SC. 2015.

• Honorable Mention. 3rd Annual Juried Exhibition. Spartanburg city, South Carolina. USA, 2015.

• Honorable Mention. ArtFlow, Salkehatchie Arts Center. Allendale, South Carolina, USA. 2015.

•1st prize. Juried Show, Mayor City of Greer. Carolina del Sur. USA 2016.

• Sheila & King, Purchase Award. 41st Annual Juried Show Anderson Arts Center, 2016.

• Second prize. Juried Small Works Exhibition, Guild Gallery, Greenville, SC. 2016.

-1st prize, 2017 Public Art Trail. Cultural Affairs – City of Mauldin. Big Sculpture ubicated in Mauldin Cultural Center, 101 East Butler Road, Mauldin SC 29662.

-Honor mention. 6th annual Juried Exhibition, Spartanburg Library 2018. SC.

-Honor Mention. CraftHiltonHead2018, Art League’s 6th National Juried Fine Arts Craft Guild Exhibition.

-Purchase award. 44th Annual Juried Show 2019. Anderson Art Center, SC.

-1st Prize. 10th annual Flat Out Under Pressure (FOUP), Metropolitan Art Council (MAC), South Carolina 2019.

REPRESENTED FOR:

  • Ugallery, California, USA.

  • Art Cellar Gallery, Greenville - South Carolina, USA

  • Artelista Gallery, Madrid - Spain.

  • Poseidon Gallery. Margarita, Venezuela.

  • Se Habla Arte Gallery, Valencia, Venezuela                                                                 Who is Yelitza Diaz..? see here.

  • Baseball Museum, particular collection. Valencia- Carabobo, Venezuela.

  • Carabobo Ceramics CA. particular collection. Valencia- Carabobo.

  • Alcaldía de Valencia (Mayor). Particular collection. Valencia- Carabobo.

JOBS:

  • Professor of art history, secondary schools, Ministry of Education, Tinaquillo. 1993 - 1998

  • Professor of artistic education, middle schools, Ministry of Education, Tinaquillo. 1996 - 1999

  • Cultural promoter, Mayor of the city of Tinaquillo state Cojedes Venezuela. 1992 - 2006

Tinaquillo, Valencia, Venezuela. Mauldin, Greenville, South Carolina, United States. 

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