Oscar Santis
Since 2008
Works in Chile

Oscar Santis was born in Santiago of Chile on September 22, 1969.
He is a sculptor, painter and noise musician.
He did studies of Architecture in the Universidad Católica de Valparaíso. Simultaneously he worked as assistant at the workshop of the sculptor Claudio Girola.
In 1990 he begins to realize his first sculptures working initially welded bronze and later plexiglass and metal ensembles. In 1998 he does his first individual exhibition.
From a year 2000 he begins to experiment with sounds and music generated by computers, taking part in different groups and forming the netlabel collective Amencoma. His work has been edited by his own label, Biodata, Jacobinodiscos and Pueblo Nuevo.

Individual Exhibitions

1997 “Articulations in two and three dimensions”. Sala de Música, Ciudad Abierta de Ritoque.
1997 “11 paintings and 2 sculptures”. Icaro Gallery, Viña del Mar.
1998 “Ten sculptures and five paintings”. Centro de Extensión de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
2000 “Last paintings”. Bar San Francisco, Valparaiso.
2000 “16 paintings”. Citè Universitaire, Paris.
2001 “Structures”. Vamos a la Red, Viña del Mar.
2002 “Mosaic and Labyrinth”. Oficina Nacional de Aduanas, Valparaíso.
2003 “Grids”. Centro de Promoción de la salud y la Cultura, Quillota.
2005 “First State". Centro de Extrensión Prof. Carlos Hojas, Talca University.
2005 “First State B”. Sala Codar, Reñaca.
2007 “Term”. Sala El Farol. Centro de Extensión, Universidad de Valparaíso.
2009 "Noise Interferences". L'Espace Pictomos, Paris.

Collective Exhibitions

1990 “Open Exhibition”. Casa Central de la Universidad Católica de Valparaíso.
1998 “Painting, Ceramics, Sculpture”. Centro Almendral, San Felipe.
2000 “Extended”. Plaza de Santa Luisa, Congreso Nacional y Plaza Sotomayor, Valparaiso.
2009 "Artes Visuales PUCV. 40 años del Instituto de arte". Sala Viña del Mar, Viña del Mar.

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