ARANHA, Internacional Award Winner Canadian/ Ecuadorian, Painter, Sculptor, Installer, with a long and outstanding professional artistic career, and an extensive list of solo and group exhibitions, having the honor of receiving various awards and nominationsfrom many of these institutions, amongst the most recent ones: Global Art Award Finalist, Dubai - Excellence Award at theHaegeumgang Theme Museum, Busan, South Korea - World Directory Awards, Florence Italy- ATIM Top 60 Masters of Contemporary Art 2018, Museumof Art and Design, New York City- Outstanding World Wide Contribution to the Arts and Culture Award by the Ecuadorian Government, Toronto, Canada . - “The Metropolitan Empire Prize” American Folk Art Museum, New York City, US - International Prize AndreaMantegna, Moltova, Italy -“Environmental Art Award” The Haegeumgan Theme Museum, South Korea - ATIM, “60 Top Masters of Contemporary Art 2017”, Auditorium Al Duomo in Florence, Italy.
Amongst the most important exhibitions: YukYung Art Museum, South Korea - Hua Chong Cultural Centre, Singapore- Gallery STEINER, Vienna, Austria- Rio Gallery III, New York City, US- Artusiasm Gallery, Canada- The Haegeumgang Teme Museum , Goje, South Korea - Metropolitan Video Art Exhibition, American Folk Art Museum, New York, US - Hwain Art Gallery, South Korea - Fusos Art, Alte Museum, Portugal -Cultural Centre, Ayamonte, Andalucía Spain- Mantova Internazionale Biennale of Contemporary Art, Francesco GonzagaMuseum, Moltova, Italy- Milreu Roman Ruins Museum, Algarve, Portugal– Art Tour Internationa Exhibition, Auditorium Al Duomo, Florence, Italy - Art of The America’s , Ottawa, Canada- Art Auction at The AGO Museum, Toronto, Canada - Dominican Man Museum, SantoDomingo, Republica Dominicana – Opera House, Cairo Egypt- Royal Ontario Museum ROM, Toronto, Canada. -Museum Casa de la Cultura Ecuatoriana, Ecuador - Institutional Museum, Barranquilla, Colombia - L' Espacio Latinoamericano, Bruxelles, Belgique – Anta Gallery,Madrid, Spain - Hittite Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada- Marignan Saif Gallery, Hamra sector, Beirut, Lebanon - Ayuntamiento Velez-Rubio, Andalucia, Spain - Phillips Johnson House, Berlin Germany - Christian Siret Galerie, Jardin du Palais Royale, Paris France - Paises Ibero-Americanos, Art Gallery, Portugal - “Mc Michael Art Gallery” Kleimburg, Canadá.
Aranha’s art work can be found in permanent collections in Museums such as the: YukYung Art Museum, South Korea- Haegeumgan Theme Museum, South Korea - Opera House in Cairo, Egypt- The Dominican Man Museum, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - Museum Casa dela Cultura Ecuatoriana, Ecuador- Museo Confamiliar, Colombia, Ayuntamiento de Velez-Rubio, Andalucía, España, just to name a few.