Visual Artist

Maricarmen Felices

Visual Artist - Lima, Peru


Education in Fine Arts

Certificate in Painting from The Pennsylvania Academy of The Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pa, USA (


Awards and Distinctions

2004     The Jimmy Leuders Painting Prize

2003     Linda Lee Altar Awards for Painting

2003     The Silvia S. and Mirion M. Walley Memorial Scholarship

2003     The Hortence E. Cauley Memorial Prize for Drawing

2003     Cuff/Sammak Prize for Abstract Painting 





2010     Galería Cecilia Gonzales Arte Contemporáneo, Lima, Peru



2013     Dialogue of Sound & Vision, audio-visual collaboration with British musician Dee Plume (Robots in Disguise), London, UK.

2013     Illustrations for the book 'And Stood On Red Earth All Round' by Nicholas Johnson (A compendium of texts, includingPelt, Haul Song, The Lard Book, Pine Apple and Show), Etruscan Books, East Sussex, UK. 


Selected Group Exhibitions

2016   minimum<<<MAXIMUM, Interfaces Culturales, Barranco, Lima, Peru

2016 AMAR, Galeria Lucia de la Puente, Lima, Peru                                            

2015   Momemto Pop-Up Gallery (from the archives of Galeria Lucia de la Puente), Lima, Peru

2015     Ceviche Old Street, London, UK

2013    Group Exhibition Artists Represented by Cecilia Gonzalez Arte Contemporaneo, Asia, Lima-Peru

2011     ABSTRACTO, Fundación Euroidiomas, Lima, Peru

2009     Feria de Arte, Arte Clásica, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2009     Collective Exhibition Serigraphy, Galería Enlace, Lima, Peru

2009     Fundación Euroidiomas, Lima, Peru

2008     Bronx Biennial of Latin American Art 2008 , New York USA

2008     Lima in the Bronx, ESAN, Lima, Peru

2004     Museum of American Art, Philadelphia, Pa USA

2004     1301 Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa USA

2003     Arch Street United Methodist Church, Philadelphia, Pa USA

2003     1301 Gallery, Philadelphia Pa USA

2003     Museum of American Art, Philadelphia Pa, USA



2014     Wassaic Artist Residency/The Wassaic Project, NY

2012     Hafod Art, Snowdonia National Park, Wales, UK


Work Experience

2105     British Council Peru, Arts Consultant - Responsible of the participation of British writers invited to Hay Festival Arequipa 2015

2012     FOLi Museo de la Fotografía Lima, Peru: Cultural affairs - Promotion and developmentfor for specific photographic events

2007-2010        Espacio Exhibe Arte Contemporáneo (Art Gallery), Lima-Peru:  Founding Director

2009 – 2010     Instituto Superior de Comunicación y Diseño Toulouse Lautrec, Lima, Peru: Art Teacher - Drawing 1, Drawing 2, Drawing 2D, Drawing 3D

2006     Centro Cultural Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima Peru: DrawingTeacher - "Dibujo: Del Realismo a la Abstracciión" 

2004 – 2005     Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pa USA: Staff Assistant to the first restrospective exhibition of Salvador Dalí

2003 – 2005     Madd Frames, Philadelphia, Pa USA: Assistant framing  designer for Museums, Intitutions and other collections