Raúl Eberhard Oyarzun, painter and visual artist. He was born on June 8, 1955 in Valparaiso, Chile.
In 1973 he entered the race in Art History at the Catholic University of Valparaiso. During this period he made an assistantship to Professor Patricio Varas in the chair Psychological Games, which made it the key for further development as a painter.
For nearly twelve years the artist was dedicated to Gestalt therapy in Chile and Buenos Aires, Argentina. In 1979 he worked as a student of painting restoration workshop. The same year, he worked as an illustrator in the newspaper El Mercurio and the Journal of Education, published by the Ministry of Education.
In 1990 he moved to Spain and became part of the artists Sammer Gallery of Madrid, one of the most prestigious galleries pictorial Spanish market. Since his arrival in Madrid the painter exhibits his work in Spain, in Chicago and Miami in the United States and Germany.
Among other activities in Chile, will tell the director of the Gallery La Cumbre de Viña del Mar where he organized a series of creative meetings with musicians, actors, poets, writers and artists, an initiative that ended with a Award which gave him the review of the city of Valparaiso. He has taught courses in art history, human figure, color and pattern in a Design.
His early works were figurative and addressed them as human scenes maternity, couples, homeless, among others. Then it evolved into an abstract language that included graphics and symbolic signs. Theirs is a quest for synthesis via a code and its own iconographic language. Primarily works with oil on canvas or cardboard, also the techniques of watercolor, collage, letterpress pages, proofs, ink and water ink.
In his paintings poured ocher, gray, pink, black, blue and multicolored sparkles, which provide a harmonious and refined the cosmos featuring artists in their work atmosphere.
The artist spoke about his artistic motivations in a fragment called About the Commons, in his book Object-published in early 2001: "We gestate as windows media to talk and create in them to become through our demonstrations in around us, and have endless times what we are, as an eternal mirrors ... never satisfy us is our common need to lead, observe, invent (us), as if there could be contained in a small gesture of time. "
1987 Honorable Mention, National Youth Art Competition, University of Valparaiso, Chile.
1987 Award for the play The Fifth Bridge, Casino de Viña del Mar Viña del Mar, Chile.
1987 Fifth Honorable Mention in the IX National Contest of Young Art, Santiago, Chile.
1989 Scholarship Friends of Art, Santiago, Chile.
Bird Room 1982, Santiago, Chile.
1983 Municipality of Valdivia, Chile.
1987 Praxis Gallery, Santiago, Chile.
1987 Art Center Gallery, Vina del Mar, Chile.
Gallery 1988 South, Punta del Este, Uruguay.
Rubbers Gallery 1988, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Gallery 1989 La Cumbre, Viña del Mar, Chile.
Sammer Gallery 1990, Madrid, Spain
Gallery 1992 E.P. Dusseldorf, Germany.
1993 Calería Routha Radike, Bonn, Germany.
1993 Gallery Lola Melian, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.
1994 The Art Room Sinks. Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.
1995 Table Designed and painted for SWATCH Store in ABC Serrano Shopping Centre, Madrid, Spain.
2001 Presentation of Book-Object in the Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid, Spain.
Prometheus Gallery 1982, Viña del Mar, Chile.
1984 Canadian Embassy, Santiago, Chile.
1985 Canadian Embassy, Santiago, Chile.
1988 Young Art Now, traveling exhibition sponsored by Fundación Andes, Chile.
1988 National Young Artists Competition, University of Valparaiso, Chile.
1988 First National Chart - Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Chile.
1989 traveling exhibition of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Chile, Peru, Colombia and Ecuador.
The Summit Room 1989, Viña del Mar, Chile.
1989 Inauguration of the Building of the Chilean Chamber of Construction, Santiago, Chile.
1989 Dutch Embassy, Santiago, Chile.
The Lantern Room 1990, Valparaiso, Chile.
1990 Art Fair in Chicago, United States.
1991 traveling exhibition by Spain.
1992 Cultural Center Las Rozas. Madrid, Spain.
1992 Art Gallery of the University of Concepción. Chile.
1992 Chilean Painters in Spain. Municipality of Santiago, Chile.
1992 Caixa Galicia, Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
ARCO 1992. Madrid, Spain.
1992 Fair Miami, United States.
Milestone 1993 Fund. Zaragoza, Spain.
Gallery 1993 Gaudí. Madrid, Spain.
ARCO 1994. Madrid, Spain.
1994 Sammer Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
1994 Poster Gallery, Granada, Spain.
1994 Art Corner, La Coruña, Spain.
Sammer Gallery 1995, Segovia, Spain.
ARCO 1996. Stand design SWATCH, Spain.
1996 Chilean Artists in Spain, Living Stables Casa de America, Madrid.
1998 Painting Chilean Bilbao '98 Aritza Gallery, Bilbao, Spain.
Looking to 2004 Neruda, Museo de America, Madrid. Spain.
LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTRE. Photo Documentary of artist Raul Eberhard.
HOUSE OF AMERICA. Chilean artists in Spain. Madrid, 1996.
COLEMAN. CATHERINE. Eberhard: In and Out of the Tradition. Spain, undated.
PROVINCIAL DE GRANADA / EMBASSY OF CHILE / FOUNDATION ANDES. Young Art Now. Texts Pina López Gay, Juan Gabriel Valdés Soublette Jose Olea Male and Marco Antonio de la Parra. Granada, 1991.
EMBASSY OF CHILE IN SPAIN. Chilean Painters in Spain: Muñoz Vera, Eberhard, Bahamonde. Text Matías Díaz Padrón, Ceferino Moreno and Antonio Morales. Santiago: Municipality of Santiago, 1992.
EMBASSY OF CHILE IN SPAIN, Chilean Artists in Spain. Madrid: Foundation Art and Contemporary Authors, 1996.
EMBASSY OF CHILE IN SPAIN. Chile in Spain. Madrid, 2001.
EMBASSY OF CHILE IN SPAIN. Chilean Painters in Spain: Aldo Bahamonde, Raul Eberhard. Madrid: Centro Cultural de las Rozas, 1992.
FOUNDATION ANDES. Raul Eberhard. Santiago, 1988.
GALLERY ARITZA. Chilean Painting Bilbao '98. Bilbao, 1998.
ART GALLERY PRAXIS. By the Sound of Something. Water-Ink Exhibition. Paul Eberhard. Text Romolo Trevigiano Trebbi. Santiago, s / f.
MINISTRY OF EDUCATION / FOUNDATION ANDES. Young Art Now: Books 1988-1989. Santiago.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF CHILE. I National Competition Chart. Travelling Exhibition to Latin America. Awards and Honors awarded by the jury. Santiago, 1988.
MUSEUM OF AMERICA. Image of a centenary. Chilean and Spanish painters illustrate Neruda. Madrid, 2004.
MUSEUM OF AMERICA. TELEPHONE AND FOUNDATION. Contemporary Chilean Painters 2nd. Half of the twentieth century. Madrid, 2005.
FRIENDS ART CORPORATION. Memory 1978-1990. Santiago, 1991.