Roque Zelaya Acosta

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Roque Zelaya Acosta was born in 1958 in San Antonio de Flores, Choluteca, Honduras and moved to Tegucigalpa, Honduras in 1976. A self-taught artist, he began his artistic career in 1977. 

Solo Exhibitions

1978 Leticia Oyuela Gallery, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Leo Gallery, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1988 Sanpedrano Cultural Center, San Pedro Sula, Honduras

1992 El Antiguo Paraninfo de la Merced, xxxx, Honduras

1993 Municipal Office of Central District, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1999 Uranga Gallery, Bilbao, Spain

2001 Honduran Institute of Interamerican Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

2006 Museu para la Identidad Nacional MIN, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

 

Group Exhibitions

1977 Editorial New Continent Gallery, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1979 Latinoamericano Institute of Rome, Rome

1980 Honduran Institute of Interamerican Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1983 ONU Madrid Museum, New York

Museum of Modern Art of Latinoamericano, Washington, USA

1984 Miami, Florida, USA

Tauro Inc. Gallery, San Antonio, Texas, USA

1985 Benigno Gomez Gallery, New Jersey, USA

1986 Armas Gallery, Miami, Florida, USA

1988 Honduran Institute of Interamerican Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1990 Honduran Institute of Interamerican Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

The Embassy of Spain, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Fiestas Patrias, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

1991 Clasico Gallery, San Pedro Sula, Honduras

The Anthology of Plastic Arts of Honduras, xxxx

1992 Antiguo Paraninfo de la Merced, xxxx, Honduras

1993 Clasico Gallery, San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Antiguo Paraninfo de la Merced, xxxx, Honduras

1994 Honduran Institute of Interamerican Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

The Embassy of Spain, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Museum of Honduran Man, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

OEA, Washington, USA

San Martin Hotel, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1995 I.H.C.I, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

Clasico Gallery, San Pedro Sula, Honduras

House of Government, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1996 Clasico Gallery, San Pedro Sula, Honduras

1998 Uranga Gallery, Bilboa, Spain

2001 Museum of Art, Kanazawa University, Japan

Botticelli’s Art Gallery, Tegucigalpa

6th Central American Festival of Popular Culture, Antigua, Guatemala

2005 Seoul Museum of Art, South Korea

2006 “Magic Mountains, Mystic Valleys”, GINA Gallery of International Naïve Art, Tel Aviv

 

Prizes

1976 Mention of Honor, Honduran Institute of Tourism, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1977 Mention of Honor, Honduran Brewery, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1981 1st Prize, Honduran Institute of Hispanic Culture, The National Library, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1981 Mention of Honor, ESSO, Honduran Institute of Interamerican Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1982 Gold Medal and Mention of Honor, Sampedrano Cultural Center, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1987 2nd Prize, Honduran Institute of Interamerican Culture, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

1989 3rd Prize, 1st Biennial of Art, National Autonoma University of Honduras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras

 

Bibliography

“El Naif en Honduras”, Leticia de Oyuela, Secreteria de Cultura y Artes, 2007, Tegucigalpa, Honduras