Berri Art Gallery

Amaya Salazar

Amaya Salazar
  • Recent Important Events

    • Created the award design for the Women Together Awards presented at the United Nations, NY. 2014
    • Selected as the artist to represent the Gala Diner for Women Together in Casa De Campo, Domincan Republic.

    Public Auctions

    2013 District, Santo Domingo, DR. 2012 District, Santo Domingo, DR. 2011 Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach, Ca, Women in Business, Miami, Fl 2010 International Kids Funds auction, Miami, Fl 2009 Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach, Ca. 2008 Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA), Long Beach, Ca. 2007 International Kids Funds auction, Miami, Fl.

    Important Collections

    Admiral Club American Airlines • Banco Central de la Republica Dominicana, Santo Domingo, DR • Banco Popular, Santo Domingo, DR • Bilbao Bizkaia, Kutxa, Bilbao, Spain • BPD International Bank, New York • Caja de Ahorros de Vitoria, Vitoria, Spain. • CLARO, Santo Domingo, DR • Hotel Hilton, Santo Domingo, DR • Iglesia de Santo Toribio, Santo Domingo, DR • Iglesia de San Mauricio, Santo Domingo, DR • Iglesia de Santo Tomas de Aquino, Santo Domingo, DR • Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, DR • The National Museum of Catholic Art and History, New York, NY

    Important Solo Exhibitions

    2014 Art Wynwood 2013New Worlds, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo, DR. 2009 Distant Universes, Galeria Imagen, Panama, Panama, Art Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, Merrill Lynch Arteamericas, Miami, Fl. 2008 Conference: Landscapes and Mother and Child Images in the Work of Amaya Salazar, conference by Marianne de Tolentino in celebration for the 60 years of the State of Israel, Santo Domingo, DR Merrill Lynch Arteamericas, Miami, Fl. 2006 Illuminated Forests, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo, DR Antillean Colors, Sociedad Renovación, Puerto Plata, DR. 2005 Chromatic Fusion for the opening of Arte Berri 2004, 2000, 1997 Galería Imagen, Panamá. 2003 Atlas Art, San Juan, PR. 2002 Exhibition and book signing Amaya Salazar Atmospheres of Light, SD. 1996 La Galería Santander, Miami. 1991 Galería de Arte Nader, retrospective exhibition and book signing, Amaya SD 1990 Galleria d’Arte La Torre, Milan, Italy and itinerary exhibition in the Basque Country. 1987 Itinerary exhibition with Caja Madrid en Barcelona, Madrid and other cities.

    Important Group Exhibitions

    2013 27 Bienal Nacional de Artes Visuales, Invited artist Enginy Art, Enginy Art Online Art from Latin America, Saatchi Online Gallery Enginy Art--Women and Arts, Enginy Art Online Las Otras Meninas, India, Dominican Republic, etc. Art Wynwood, Miami, Fl We are present, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo 2012 Christmas through the view of DR artists, Novocentro, Santo Domingo. Pinta, New York, NY. Arteamericas, Miami, Fl. Art Palm Beach, Palm Beach, Fl. 2011 Impressions, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo Los colores de la danza, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Santo Domingo Echos of monochormatic universes, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo A world in 3D, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo Antillean Rain, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo Arteamericas, Miami, Fl 2010 A world in 3D, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo Nature and Art, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo Arteamericas, Miami, Fl 2009 Confluencias, Arte Berri, Santo Domingo International Holiday Traditions, Historical Society of Washington D.C. Luis Peralta, Chief Curator del Pope John Paul II Cultural Center y Mariavelia Savino, curator del National Museum of Catholic Art and History. Through January 2010 African Influence in Latin American Art curated by Mariavelia Savino and Eduardo Parra. To be exhibited in different institutions throughout the United States. Arteamericas, Miami Fl. 2008 The National Museum of Catholic Art and History, New York, NY and Washington DC 2001 Atlas Galleries, Chicago. 2000 Conference organized by the Smithsonian Center for Latino Initiative. 1996 Maison de l’Amerique Latin, Paris. 1995 Cagnes-Sur-Mer, France. 1994 Invited artist to give the speech for the opening of the II Biennial of Caribbean and Central American Painting, Museo de Arte Moderno, SD, DR 1990 Montecampione, Italy, Musée de Luxembourg, Paris. Other group exhibitions in Israel, Canada, New York, Curazao, etc.

    Art in Public Spaces

    United States Embassy of the Dominican Republic, Dominican artist chosen to decorate the public parts of the house of the US Ambassador. Salcedo, Mural for the region, 2007. Hotel Hilton, Fountain Mural 7m x 3m. Monumento el Obelisco Mural. Iglesia Santo Tomás de Aquino Relief resin and mahogany wood 86 cm x 117 cm. Iglesia de Santo Toribio Christ bronze 230 cm. Iglesia de San Mauricio Christ bronze 160 cm.


    • UNPHU University. 2011 Recognized for her work as an aritst and for her 10 meter mural at the university.
    • UNIBE University. 2012 Recognized for being one of the most talented artists in the Dominican Republic.

    Other Activities

    2006 taught a class on how to paint a mural, organized by the office of the First Lady and Department of Education.

    Selected Book Illustrations

    No Honeyor for Wild Beasts, Alba Cruz-Hacker, 2008. A GIFT OF THANK YOU: the legend of the Virgin of Altagracia, Julia Alvarez. 2006 Las Mariposas, Rosa Francia Esquea, Cover in the magazine Alabanza. 2002 Critical Essays about Dominican Writers from the XX Century, Miguel Collado, Rafael García Romero. 1996. Azar de Lluvia, Roberto Sánchez.


    Among numerous articles and mentions in several books about Dominican art there are two monographs about the artist’s work and a third one is being produced.