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Horacio Cardozo

Horacio Cardozo was born in Argentina where he studied Architecture and Design at Buenos Aires University and Philosophy at Del Salvador University. His drawing skills and his admiration for fine arts, especially those of the Renaissance period, led him to explore a career in painting since 1987. His oil paintings display a touch of surrealism and express mythical ideas and concepts as well as philosophical themes. His eagerness to understand the inherent relationship between human nature, the universal order and the underlying reality leads him to create images that attempt to explain that which defies reason. His nude and semi-nude series set in a mystic aura are tinted with a subtle beauty. He has participated in many group exhibitions such as the 3rd Young Art Biennale, 1993; the National Senate, Buenos Aires, 1997 and 2000; and in MAC 21, Marbella, Spain, 2000; among others. Since 2002 Horacio has been living in Auckland and Sydney where he works as a Graphic Artist and continues to develop his artistic career.

1990-1996: Bachelor of Industrial Design, Buenos Aires University, Argentina
1987-1990: Philosophy, Del Salvador University, Argentina
1986-1998: Architecture, Buenos University, Argentina

2007: Kohia Art Exhibition, Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand
2007: Affordable Art Sale, Wellington, New Zealand
2007: Artspace 2, Mairangi Art Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
2006: Celebration of Art, Saint Mary's College, Ponsonby, Auckland, New Zealand
2006: Auckland Grammar School Art Exhibition, Auckland, New Zealand
2006: The Original Art Sale, Auckland, New Zealand
2005: The Original Art Sale, Auckland, New Zealand
2000: National Senate, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2000: Norte Arte Argentino Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2000: MAC 21, International Contemporary Art Fair, Marbella, Spain
1997: National Senate, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1996: Fine Arts Gallery, Posadas, Misiones, Argentina
1993: 3rd Young Art Biennale, Buenos Aires, Argentina