Collection: FELIX ROYETT

Biography

He was born in the town of Bachaquero, Zulia State Venezuela on October 29, 1949, in an oil field. Son of Mercedes Rodríguez and Félix Ramón Royett, natives of Margarita Nueva Esparta State, both emigrated  to Zulia in search of better job opportunities. At age 7, his mother left him in charge of an aunt in the Libertad neighborhood of Ciudad Ojeda, where he entered Colegio Andrés Bello. During this stage, he was involved in a common rural and ordinary environment of the agricultural period that still predominated in that city. At approximately 11 years of age, he moved with his mother to the city of Maracaibo where the primary education stage ended between the Cosme González and Delia Huerta schools.

1979 Return to Maracaibo. Make an exhibition in the Gallery Julio Arraga directed by Professor Rossi where he remained for 6 months. In October he decided to go to London. This city, despite the architectural majesty does not cause great emotion and in that same year I visited the TATE Gallery. On October 29, his birthday, an Air France plane took him to Paris and when he arrived at the Charles de Gaulle Airport, he took a taxi and a piece of paper with the address Rué de Ritcher, residence of Edinson Parra was given to him. With this, he moved to the Rue de Bercy where Parra had his workshop. Royett settled in a small hotel in the Rue de Austerlis. He also enrolled in the French Alliance to start a French course and meets Architect Zuliano Danilo Andrade who takes him to meet Professor Víctor Fuenmayor. In his house he met Silvia Abudei with whom he established a friendship. Together they visit in that opportunity, the Exhibition of Pablo Picasso in the Grand Palais that impresses him enormously becoming a faithful admirer of his work.

1980 He enrolled in the Atelier 17 of William Stanley Hayter on the Rue Didot, his first contact with an engraving workshop in Paris. He suffers from intoxication that makes it impossible for him to work and study; thanks to Silvia Abudei, he managed to overcome the crisis. With it he settled in the Grande Truanderie. Visited the Salvador Dalí exhibition at the George Pompidue Museum "La Carmesse Heroica". Returned to Venezuela in April to apply for the Student Visa. He returned to Paris to continue his studies. With Silvia they moved to the Rue de Karon in Malakoff. They assassinated John Lennon, a situation that caused great anguish. Participated in the "November in Vitry" Exhibition in the Prix de la Ville di Vitry Hall, with the play "The Beings of the Jungle", which is named to the City prize. He received an invitation from Gastón Diehl and the North American painter Hug Weis to participate in the Salon de Mayo.

1978
Won the San Cristóbal Municipal Prize.
He moves to Bogotá Colombia.
Participate in the August Salon at the Museum of Modern Art

1981 May stayed at grand Palais. Paris. (His work is acquired by the National Fund for Contemporary Art.

1982
Exhibits in the Hall of May.
At the Espace Pierre Cardin in Paris.
He received an invitation from Gastón Diehl to participate in the Exhibition "3 Venezuelan Artists in Paris: Quilici, Pizzani and Royett". Organized by the Embassy of Venezuela in France
For the Second Time Exhibits at the Prix de la Ville di Vitry Hall.
He moves to 79 Rue de Charonne.
Culminates the relationship with Silvia Abudei. Travel to Amsterdam Holland to study the Rembrandt Recorder.
He obtains the Scholarship for Artist Gran Mariscal de Ayacucho.
Participates in the exhibition "Latin America" at the Grand Palais.

1987
He is selected to participate in the International Engravings Biennial at the Museum of Modern Art in Ljubljana Yugoslavia.
Participates in the "Drawing and Figuration" Exhibition at the Venezuelan Embassy in Paris.

1988

Acquisition of works by the Ralli Foundation. Museum of Latin American Art Punta del Este Uruguay.

1989

This year he continues his participation in important international exhibitions such as "Prints with a Point 89" at the Center Gallery in Bristol Great Britain.
Exhibition of Engravings "Stanvager" Franco-Norwegian Cultural Center in Norwegian.
His works produce so much artistic concern that they cross the barriers of the unimaginable and receive positive reviews and invitations to exhibit in Seoul, Taegu, Masan, Chejchu and Cor

1991

XXIII International Painting Festival. Is one of the representatives of Venezuela.

1999

8th Edition of the Ibero-American Art Fair

2000

Receives an Invitation from Mr. Juan Ruiz at the Vela de Coro Venezuela to exhibit at his gallery in Caracas.

2002
Participate in the Autumn Salon. Latin America Art Museum, Miami Florida.

2011

VIII International Fair of Art and Antiques of Maracaibo. (FIAAM) Art Center of Maracaibo Lía Bermúdez.

2016

XII International Fair of Art and Antiques of Maracaibo Venezuela Art Center of Maracaibo Lia Bermúdez.

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