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Alvaro Ibañez

Alvaro Ibañez, museum director, patent design company executive, artist. Recipient 1st prize drawing Prismacolor Contest, 1958.

Background

  • Ibañez, Alvaro was born on January 18, 1951 in Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia. Came to the United States, 1981. Son of Epimenio and Maria Delia (Muñoz) Ibañez.

  • Education

    • Fine arts, David Manzur Academy, Bogotá, Colombia, 1972. Structural draftman, ACADITEC, Bogotá, Colombia, 1974.

    Career

    • Elementary teacher German Pena School, Bogotá, Colombia, 1971. With sales department Grolier International, Colombia, 1973-1974. Civil engineering draftsman Administrative Department Community Action, Colombia, 1974-1976.

      General insurance manager Gilabert & Central Intelligence Agency, Santa Marta, Colombia, 1976-1977. Farmer El Roble Ranch, Colombia, 1976-1977. Sales manager Onix Limitada, Bucaramanga, Colombia, 1977-1978.

      Owner, manager Distrisiba Limitada, Colombia, 1977-1980. Sales manager Coramex Andina Limitada, Bogotá, Colombia, 1980-1981. With Radian, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, since 1984, Birch, Stewart, Kolasch & Birch, Falls Church, since 1985, Diversified Technologies, Alexandria, since 1986.

      Founder Sunrise Studio Gallery, Kilmarnock, since 1996, Pennie & Edmonds, Limited liability partnership, Washington, since 1998, A-Ibañez Museum, Kilmarnock, 2006, Aim Abanez Museum, since 2006. Freelance Public Health Center, Bogotá, Colombia, 1971-1974, Guillermo Victorino SA, Bogotá, 1973-1974, Felix A. Clavijo Company, Bogotá, 1973-1975, Metron Publicity, Bucaramanga, Colombia, 1977-1980, Tulio Ramirez, 1980-1981, Fabio Hernandez Salazar, Bogotá, 1980-1981. With Lascaris Design Group International, Washington, 1984.

      Founder A-Ibañez Museum.

    Works

    • One-man shows include Georgetown Streets, Washington, 1981, Sovran Bank Community College, Springfield, Virginia, 1985. Exhibited in group shows at David Manzur Academy, Bogotá, Colombia, 1974, Dicas Fine Arts Center, Bogotá, Colombia, 1979, Santander Industrial University, Bucaramanga, Colombia, 1979, Arlington Center, Virginia, 1982, Falls Church Recreation Park, Virginia, 1982, Latin American Art League, Alexandria, Virginia, 1991, Desfile de las Americas, Washington, 1993, Martin Luther King Memorial Library., Washington, 1994, 96, Art Museum Americans-Organization American States, Washington, 1994, Strathmore Hall Arts Center, North Bethesda, Maryland, 1994, American Telephone & Telegraph Company, Oakton, Virginia, 1994, Washington, 1994, Cultural Mexican Institute, Washington, 1994, Montgomery County Executive Office Building, Rockville, Maryland, 1994, Bell Atlantic, Arlington, Virginia, 1994, Silver Spring, Maryland, 1994, Torpedo Factory Art League, Alexandria, Virginia, 1994, Moscoso Gallery, Washington, 1995, Florida Museum Hispanic and Latin American Art, Miami, 1995, Montgomery County Executive Office Building, Rockville, Maryland, 1995, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Headquarters, Washington, 1995, Pan American Health Organization, Washington, 1995, SED Center, Washington, 1996, (retrospective) Falls Church (Virginia) Recreation Center, 1997, Bell Atlantic Headquarters, Arlington, Virginia, 1997, District of Columbia Arts in the Alley/Georgetown University, Washington, 1998, Moca Gallery, Washington, 1998, Del Ray Artisans, Alexandria, 1998, Barnes & Noble Seven Corners, Falls Church, 1998, Rappahannock Westminster Canterbury, Kilmarnock, Virginia, 2002, Museo Regional Queretaro Mexico, 2005, Sunrise Studio Gllery, 2006, Artomatic, 2007.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Sponsor World Vision, Tacoma, Washington, since 1987, Child Development Center, Falls Church, Virginia, since 1989, Crystal Cathedral, Glandale, California, since 1992, Beverley Hills United Methodist Church, Alexandria, Virginia, 1997, Arts in the Alley Georgetown, District of Columbia, 1998. Member Worldwide Fine Art Promotions, Hispanic Museo Art, Art League, Torpedo Factory.

    Personality

    Interests

    Paint, gardening, music, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Marta Cecilia Arias, December 30, 1971 (divorced December 1991). Children: Carlos Humberto, Alvaro Antonio, Diana Saray, Sandra. Married Denise DeVries, September 6, 1997.

      Children: Elena, Austin, Paul, Delia Denise.
    • father: Epimenio Ibau00f1ez
    • mother: Maria Delia (Muu00f1oz) Ibau00f1ez
    • spouses: Marta Cecilia Arias
    • Denise DeVries
    • children: Carlos Humberto Ibau00f1ez
    • Alvaro Antonio Ibau00f1ez
    • Diana Saray Ibau00f1ez
    • Sandra Ibau00f1ez
    • Elena Ibau00f1ez
    • Austin Ibau00f1ez
    • Paul Ibau00f1ez
    • Delia Denise Ibau00f1ez
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    Born January 18, 1951
    (age 65)
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    • 1972
      David Manzur Academy
    • 1974
      ACADITEC
    • 1971
      Elementary teacher, German Pena School
      Bogota, New Jersey, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      with sales department Grolier Intern, ational
      Colombia
    • 1974 - 1976
      civil engineer, engineering draftsman Administrative Department Community Action
      Colombia
    • 1976 - 1977
      farmer El Roble Ranch
      Colombia
    • 1976 - 1977
      general insurance manager, Gilabert & Central Intelligence Agency
      Santa Marta, Magdalena Department, Colombia
    • 1977 - 1978
      sales manager, Onix Ltda.
      Bucaramanga, Santander, Colombia
    • 1980 - 1981
      sales manager, Coramex Andina Ltda.
      Bogota, New Jersey, United States
    • 1984
      with Radian
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1985
      with Radian
      Birch, Lancashire, United Kingdom
    • 1986
      with Radian
      Alexandria, Al Iskandariyah, Egypt
    • 1996
      founder Sunrise Studio Gallery
      Kilmarnock, Virginia, United States
    • 1998
      founder Sunrise Studio Gallery
      Washington, United States
    • 2006
      founder Sunrise Studio Gallery
      Kilmarnock, Virginia, United States
    • 2006
      founder Sunrise Studio Gallery
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