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Javier Lopez Barbosa

Born in Monterey Mexico and influenced by the colors of the region Javier has lived in New Mexico with his family and shown on Canyon Road for over 25 years. Self-taught he developed an unusual painting technique that has made him one of the most popular abstract painters in the U.S.

SOLO EXHIBITIONs

1995-2011 Fifteen One Man Shows, Canyon Road Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM. 2018 Tansey Gallery, Santa Fe NM 2017 "Evolution", Waxlander Gallery, Santa Fe NM. 2016 "Santa Fe to Charlotte", Elder Gallery, Charlotte NC. "Lyrical Expression", Waxlander Gallery, Santa Fe NM. 2015 "Joy", Waxlander Gallery, Santa Fe NM. 2014 Mark White Fine Art, Santa Fe NM. 2013 Mark White Fine Art, Santa Fe NM. Mark White Contemporary 2010 Elder Art Gallery, Charlotte, NC. 2008 Elder Art Gallery, Charlotte, NC. 2004 Elder Art Gallery, Charlotte, NC. 2001 Terrapin Chelsea Art Gallery, New York, NY. 1993 El Taller Gallery, Santa Fe, NM.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 Marigold Arts, Santa Fe NM 2017 "Come Curious", Elder Gallery of Contemporary Art, Charlotte, NC. 2016 "Art’s Holiday Celebration", Mirada Fine Art, Indian Hills, CO. 2015 "Connection", Mirada Fine Art, Indian Hills, CO. "Color Alive", Waxlander Gallery, Santa Fe NM. 2013 "Seven Degrees of Abstraction", Elder Gallery Charlotte NC. Murray Covens Contemporary Grand Opening, Dallas, TX. 2012 Canyon Road Contemporary Art, Santa Fe NM. Elder Gallery Grand Opening, Charlotte NC. 2011 "Ten Years of Great Art", Elder Gallery, Charlotte NC. "Abstraction Volume 2", Elder Gallery, Charlotte NC. 2010 Symphony Guild of Charlotte’s Designer House. 2008 "Fire and Ice", Canyon Road Contemporary Art Santa Fe, NM. Cameron Gallery Dallas, TX. Turchin Center for the Visual Arts Charlotte, NC. 2007 Elder Art Gallery Charlotte, NC 2000 National Juried Landscape Invitational, Canyon Road Contemporary, Santa Fe NM. 1998 "Group Figurative Show", Canyon Road Contemporary Art Santa Fe, NM. Javier has been widely published, including the Albuquerque Journal, Art in America, The New Mexican, Pasatiempo, the SantFean, Art News, and SouthWest Art.