Marcelo Villegas

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Born in Rosario, Santa Fe, in 1965.

In 1993 he made his first exhibition in Asociación Amigos del Arte, Rosario. In 1995 he received an Improvement Scholarship, Gobierno de Santa Fe, to work with the Professor Clelia Barroso.
He made individual and collective exhibitions in places like Biblioteca Argentina Dr. Juan Alvarez, Bis Gallery, (2001) Alianza Francesa, J.B. Castagnino Fine Arts Museum, Caraffa Museum (2004), Museum of Contemporary Arts of Rosario, Zavaleta Lab, El Círculo Theatre (2007), Ángel Guido Art-Proyect Gallery (2009), Osde Foundation and many others.

Among the distinctions he received are Painting Prize, Telecom en el Arte, Palais de Glace, Buenos Aires (1995); Scholarship, Culture and Educational Ministry of Holland to work at European Ceramics Work Centre (1996); Mention, Salón de Artes Plásticas Manuel Belgrano, Sívori Museum, Buenos Aires (1996); Second Prize, Salón Diario La Capital (2007). 

His works are found in public and private collections from Argentina, Chile, Spain, France, Switzerland and China.

He lives and works in Rosario.

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