Self-Portrait in Flames, 1999.
Linocut by Félix Angel.

Meet the Curator

Félix Angel, curator of the IDB's Cultural Center, is an artist and author who was already well-known in his native Colombia before coming to the United States in 1977. Since then he has been a familiar figure in the Washington, D.C. art scene, both as an independent artist and also as a curator.

Angel has presented more than 80 one-person exhibits in Latin America and the United States, and has participated in more than 250 group exhibits in the Western Hemisphere and Europe. He has received three international awards. Among his written works are a novel and a compilation of criticism and interviews of artists from the Colombian city of Medellín.

Angel has a degree in architecture from the National University of Colombia, Medellín campus.

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