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About Vilma Villaverde

1942    Born in  Buenos Aires, Argentina

Member of the International Academy of Ceramic,  Geneve,  Switzerland

Cultural Ambassador of the National University, Misiones, Argentina

Teaching at the School of Fine Arts in Oberá, National University of Misiones, Argentina and her workshop

2004    M.A.(Art Education) in Nat. University of Misiones, Misiones, Argentina
1961    B.A. in School of Fine Arts “Prilidiano Pueyrredón”, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Studied Ceramics with Mireya Baglietto, Sculpture with Ramón Castejón and Leo Tavella.

Selected International Solo Exhibitions
2012     Meet the Free Soul, Clayarch Gimhae Museum, Korea
2009     Silences, Lopez Claro Art Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2008     A life with the Clay, Hangyanglin Gallery, Paju, Korea
2007     Freedom in Autumn, Mino Museum, Gifu, Japan
2006     35 Years with the Clay, Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1999      Vilma Villaverde, De Santi Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1998      Vilma Villaverde, Capella of Santa María, Lugo, Spain
1998      Vilma Villaverde, Sargadelos  Gallery, Vigo, Spain
1995      Vilma Villaverde, J. C. Riedel Gallery, Paris, France
1993      Voutat Gallery, Geneve, Switzerland
1992      Vilma Villaverde, J. C. Riedel Gallery, Paris, France
1992      Shinkansen Gallery, Hiroshima, Japan

Selected International Exhibitions and Competitions
2012     3rd. Symposium Zibo International Ceramics Artists Association, Uttarayan Foundation,                                Vadodara, India
2012     4th Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei
2009     International Macsabal, Zibo, China
2008     8th International Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan
2008     2nd Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei
2005     7th International Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan
2004     1st Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taipei
2002     6th International Competition of Ceramics, Mino, Japan
2002     International Conference Exhibition, Foshan, China  
2001     Kyounggi World Ceramic Biennale, Icheon, Korea
1994     Vallauris Ceramic Biennale, Vallauris, France 
1993     First Acquisition Prize in Ceramics, National Competition, Buenos Aires, Argentina
              (obtained life annuity by the government )
1992     Fletcher Challenge International Competition, Auckland, New Zealand
1991     International Competition of Ceramic, Museum of Faenza, Italy
1971     International Competition of Ceramic, Museum of Faenza, Italy

Selected Prizes
2005     First Level, Macsabal Festival, Zibo Art  Museum, China
2005     Honorable Mention, 7th International Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan
2004     Special Judge’s Award, 1st Taiwan Ceramics Biennale, Taiwan
2003     Honourary Grand Acquisition Prize, National Competition of Fine Arts, Argentina
2002     Special Judge’s Award, 6th International Ceramics Competition, Mino, Japan
1998     Special Prize of the Jury, Ceramic Competition of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
1997     Gospík Acquisition Prize, 5th Triennial of Small Ceramics, Zagreb, Croatia
1997     1st Acquisition Prize, New Ceramics and CAAC, San Martin Cultural Centre, Buenos Aires,                          Argentina
1997     1st Acquisition Prize, 74th National Exhibition Santa Fe, Prov. Santa Fe, Argentina
1996     1st Acquisition Prize, LXXXV National Exhibition of Fine Arts & Sculpture, Buenos Aires,                              Argentina
1993     Honourary Grand Acquisition Prize, XI National Competition of Ceramics, Buenos Aires,                                Argentina
1992     Merit Diploma to Ceramics Speciality, Konex Foundation,  Buenos Aires, Argentina

Selected Museum Collections

2008     Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan
2006     Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA, USA.
2004     Mino Ceramics Museum, Gifu, Japan.

2004     Taipei County Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan. 
2003     Palais of Glaze,  Buenos Aires, Argentina
2002     Shiwan Ceramic Museum, Foshan, Guangdon, China
2002     Museum of Art Lopez Claro, Azul, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2001     International Contemporary Ceramic Center, Icheon, Korea
1997     Contemporary Art Museum, Sargadelos, Spain
1997     Rosa Galisteo Museum, Santa Fe, Argentina
1996     Museo Castagnino National Museum of Fine Arts, Rosario, Santa Fe, Argentina
1996     National Museum of Fine Arts, El Cairo, Egypt.
1992     Barro de America Collection, CONAC, Caracas, Venezuela
1991     Eduardo Sívori  Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1988     Royal Patronage of Sargadelos, Lugo, Spain
1987     Museum of Ceramics, Barcelona, Spain
1986     Provincial Museum of Fine Arts, La Plata city, Argentina
1985     Palais of Glaze, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1979     Palais of Glaze, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1975     Museum of Arts, Río Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

Selected International Activities


2013     3rd. International Gölcük Ceramic Symposium, Kocaeli University, Gölcük, Turkia.

2013     2nd International Meeting in the National University of Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

2012     Organizer, International Session of Contemporary Ceramics, Buenos Aires, Argentina

           (since 2003)

2012     Organizer, ACIA International Ceramics, Buenos Aires and Oberá, Argentina
2012     Author, Book “Leo Tavella – Laburador del Arte”, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2011     Invited, Contemporary Arts & Crafts International Studio, Jilin College of the Arts, Changchun,                    China
2011     Invited, International Woodfire Festival Exhibitionv& International Fair, Zibo City, China
2011     Invited, 1st  Meeting EIC, 1º Encontro Internacional de Ceramistas, University of Sao Paulo,                        Brazil
2010     Invited, International Ceramic Forum and Exhibition, Qingdao Contemporary Art Museum, Zibo,                China
2010     Invited, Workshop & Conference in MIC International Museum of Ceramics, Carlo Zauli                                Museum, Faenza, Italy
2010     Invited, Making two Selected Ceramic Works for the Opera House Theatre, Guangzhou, China
2010     Invited, Workshop and Conference, 3rd  National Congress of Ceramics, Alfredo Andersen                          Museum, Curitiba, Brazil
2009     Organizer, 1st International Tile Exhibition Argentina & Korea, Suwon, Korea
2008     Organizer, Latin American Ceramic Artists Exchange Program, Fule Int. Ceramics Art Museums,                  Fuping, China
2008     Invited, International Ceramics Forum, Zibo City, China.
2007     Invited, Vº Symposium International Arts-Music-Poem, Camaguey, Cuba
2007     Organizer, Argentine Symposium, Sanbao, Jingdezhen, China
2007     Invited, Symposium Ancient Nanfeng Kiln, Foshan, China
2007     Invited, Air Program Artist in Residence-TSOOC, Tajimi,  Japan
2003     Organizer, 1st International Session of Contemporary Ceramics, Buenos Aires and Oberá,                            Argentina
2003     Invited, 39º International Symposium, Boleslawiec, Poland
2002     Invited, International Conference, Foshan, China  
2001     Invited, International Seminar of Contemporary Ceramics, Icheon, Korea
2001     Invited, International Ceramics Symposium, Izmir, Turkey


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