Visual Artist United Kingdom
Bernard Rangel is a self-taught artist and has been painting for more than 40 years. He has lived in 8 different countries and learnt to speak many languages. He has created the art genre Contemporary Tribal Surrealism. This is a fusion of tribal designs and ideas from the past to the present and they "englobe" all peoples.
2019 Royal Art Prize, Pall Mall Galeria, London SW1Y 4UY
2017 Forward into the Future at Hanbury Hall, London E1 6QR. Collective Exhibition at Colorida Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal.
2016 New York City Art Expo, Pier 94. Hartexpo, Barcelona, Spain. Salon Art Shopping at Carrousel du Louvre Oct 21-23 2015 New Artist Fair, Brick Lane London.
2013 IX Florence Biennale, Italy Raw Natural Born Artists, Opening in London
2012 Parallax International Art Fair, London Pages134/5 Art in Vogue International Book on Contemporary Art Regent’s Canal Exhibition at Art Pavilion in Mile End, London
2011 New Way show presented by Braziliality at Made in Brazil, London Exhibition at Off Broadway Cocktail Bar in Hackney, London
2010 Psychedelic Caravan show at Forman’s Smokehouse Gallery, London Psychotropic Daze show at Maverik Showroom, London. Joint exhibition in Amsterdam Whitney Gallery, NYC, USA. Hanse Art Fair in Bremen, Germany.
2009 “Your Imagination” - at TeaSmith Gallery in Spitalfields Market, UK “Dynamic Liquid Explosion”- at Rhythm Factory, Whitechapel, UK Joint exhibition Art in Mind show at The Brick Lane Gallery, UK Art Consultant: Erkenwald Centre, (R&R unit) Dagenham RM82HU
2008 Joint exhibition at the Eaton Terrace Gallery, London, “Catch by the Eye, Save in the Heart” 21/09/08 to 27/09/08. UK July to October exhibition at the 3 Compasses Pub in London. UK Exhibition at the Burlington Club, London, Zodiac Show.
2007 Untitled Artists Art Fair in Chelsea, London, UK. Exhibition at Norwegian-British Chamber of Commerce, London. Cracking Spot collective exhibition of British Artists in India/New Delhi at Vasant Studio and British High Commission and collective exhibition ‘Windows of Hope’ by Sahaj Sankalp Institute.
2006 Exhibition in Mumbai and New Delhi, with workshop for 350 underprivileged children in Mumbai –YMCA in November. Exhibition at the NRI- Chapter in Washington DC-USA in October. 2-month Exhibition Adam Street Members Club, London.
2005 Invited to become a Board Member of the OPGC. Presented a Paper at the 2nd World Congress of the OPGC. 2004 School Suburbs Project, Sao Paulo, Brazil “Value to the Painter While Still Alive”.
2003 Exhibition of Foreign Painters at the Hilton Hotel, São Paulo. Art project with children in Brazilian schools in São Paulo.
2001 Opens studio in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
1999 Three commissioned works for private collector in London, England.
1998 Second Collective of ABAC (Association of Brazilian Art and Culture) in Brazil. 3rd Collective of “ABAC Brazilian Artists in Hanover”, Germany. 4th Collective of “ABAC Brazilian Artists in Rome”, Italy.
1997 Third live painting exhibition “Espaco Cultural do Banco do Banespa”. Commission for private collector of 76 works titled the Karma Sutra
1996 Second live painting exhibition “IX Feira do Desenho e Moveis”, Brazil Bronze Medal in painting glazed ceramics, Sao Paulo, Brazil Special decorative paintings for homes and offices in Sao Paulo. 1992 Opens studio in Embu das Artes, Sao Paulo.
1991 First collective “IV Collectiva da Bahia”, Porto Seguro, Bahia.
1990 First Live painting exhibition “Paradise Hotel”, Porto Seguro, Bahia. 3rd Solo Exhibition “Pousada Estalagem”, Porto Seguro, Bahia.
1989 Second Solo Exhibition “Banco do Brasil”, Porto Seguro, Bahia.
1979 First Solo Exhibition in Dublin, Ireland, in Saint Stephens Arcade.