Roberto G. Fernández-Ibáñez was born in Montevideo, Uruguay, in 1955. He studied Chemistry and he is self-taught in Photography. He develops and prints his works using his own techniques and formulas, making unique pieces.
He designs and makes artist’s books that include haiku and prose of his authorship, drawing, calligraphy, photography and mixed media.
He is interested in environment, social changes, the frontier between the real and the imaginary, mythology, symbolism, metaphor as an expressive tool, and the human condition.
To quest, to investigate, to give an aesthetic answer: these are his aims and leitmotivs. He exhibited his work in Uruguay, Argentine, Australia, Paraguay, USA, China, Colombia, France, Spain and The Netherlands.
He was exhibiting artist in Biennial FotoFest 2016 'Changing Circumstances', and Honored Guest at FotoFest '92 Houston, Texas USA. Winner of the International Portfolio Forum Discoveries at the Festival de la Luz in Argentina, in 2004 and in 2014. He was selected for FotoFest International Discoveries in 2007 and in 2015, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. He received First Prize at V Municipal Salon of Arts, Montevideo, Uruguay. He received the Morosoli Award in Arts, Uruguay, in recognition to his artistic trajectory in art and his contribution to Uruguayan Culture.
His work is in collections in Argentine, Brazil, U.S.A., Russia, Peru, Spain, France, Canada, Uruguay, and in the permanent collection of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, U.S.A.
A complete information can be seen in the website www.robertofernandez.com.uy
Roberto Fernández Ibáñez's Projects on LensCulture