Fermín Ceballos

Artwork

Still from Accioun para Buonarroti, 2015. Video Performance.
Still from Accioun para Buonarroti, 2015. Video Performance.
Still from Accioun para Buonarroti, 2015. Video Performance.
Still from Accioun para Buonarroti, 2015. Video Performance.
Cruz y ficcioon, 2014.  Asphalt and acrylic on canvas.
Cruz y ficcioon, 2014. Asphalt and acrylic on canvas.
Ataduras, 2014,  92 x 70 in, Asphalt and acrylic on canvas.
Ataduras, 2014, 92 x 70 in, Asphalt and acrylic on canvas.

Artistic Statement

Artistic Statement

As an artist I don’t seek anything, rather feel many things persecute me, ideas haunt me and an uncontrollable need inevitably leads me to do things I do, as a vital instinct.
I’m introspective and contemplative, there is a sense of solitude, stasis, silence and sobriety in my art. 
I like to reflect psychological and emotional aspects of human condition from a personal and even intimate context.

Bio - CV

Fermín Ceballos (b. 1978, Dominican Republic) is a multidisciplinary artist who works primarily in painting, performance, and sculpture. He studied at the National School of Fine Art in Santo Domingo, where he did his post-graduate studies in drawing, and later studied ceramics in Talleres Igneri. 

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His first solo exhibition, Presence, was in 2002 at the Arwak Gallery in Santo Domingo. In 2003, he was selected for the Absolut Public Art Project Santo Domingo. He worked with Sayuri Guzmán on the curatorial project Arte Abierto in 2005. He presented the exhibition Perturbación at the Centro Cultural de España Santo Domingo in 2012. 

In 2014, Ceballos was an artist in residence at Altos de Chavón School of Design in the Dominican Republic. He will attend the Berlin residency from April – June, 2016.