Marco Duran

Marco Duran was born in San Antonio de Ibarra, a small town in Ecuador, world reknown for its galleries filled with hand carved sculptures. He is a Fine Arts Graduate and is a Sculpture and Modeling Post Graduate from Daniel Reyes, the only high school and Post Graduate College dedicated to the fine arts in Ecuador. He also studied at Universidad Central in Quito where he graduated in Design and Architecture. In NY, he studied Sculpture and Drawing at the Art Students League, and on Friday nights, you can still find him drawing from the live model.

Marco applies his artistic skills when creating Decorative Art for a number of design and sculpture houses.

Marco’s work has been featured in many galleries and form part of a major collection of exhibits.

Education
1990-1994
Sculpture & Drawing Art Students League, New York, NY
1976-1980
Major: Design & Architecture Universidad Central, Quito, Ecuador
1978-1980
Design & Drawing Escuela Opciones Practicas, Quito, Ecuador
1972-1974
Post Graduate: Sculpture & Modeling Colegio de Bellas Artes Daniel Reyes, Ibarra, Ecuador
1968-1972
School of Fine Arts Colegio de Bellas Artes Daniel Reyes, Ibarra, Ecuador
Exhibitions
2007
Something Unexpected Art Gallery, Nyack, NY
2002
Limner Gallery, New York, NY
Bronx River Gallery, Bronx, NY
1998
Right Bank Gallery - Nurture-Art Brooklyn, New York
Centre Space Gallery, Easton, Pennsylvania
Henry de Ford Gallery, Citicorp Building, Queens, New York
1997
Centro Cultural EspaƱol, New York, NY
1996
Ward Nasse Gallery, New York, NY
1995
Washington & Jefferson College, Washington, Pennsylvania
1994
Viva Gallery, New York, NY
Art Students League, New York, NY
1993
Art Students League, New York, NY (Merit Award)
1978
Casa Cultura Ecuatoriana, Quito, Ecuador
Salon Mariano Aguilera, Quito, Ecuador