EXPOSITIONS

Hill Center Galleries, Washington, D.C., Solo Exhibit "Search for Home", January 5 - February 26, 2017.  

Strathmore Mansion, Bethesda Maryland, "La Vie en Bleu" 26th Annual Juried Exhibition, January 7- February 19, 2017.

Fondo de Cultura Economica FCE, Lima, Peru, Solo Exhibit "Buscando el Centro: Pinturas de Marité Vidales" March 18 - April 6, 2015. 

      

Galeria de Arte Ryoichi Jinnai, Centro Cultural Peruano Japones, Lima Peru, "Salón de Primavera ASPAP 2014" October 7-25, 2014.  Entry "Sacsayhuaman".

Embassy of Costa Rica, Lima Peru, "Cotidiarte: de los Artistas Costarricenses Jose Alejandro Herrera y Marité Vidales", September 2014.  

41 Anniversary ASPAP Joint Exhibition (Asociación Peruana de Artistas Plásticos), Universidad Femenina del Sagrado Corazón UNIFE, Lima, Peru, June 13- July 3, 2014. Entry "Fruits of Nature".

Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, Montpelier Juried Art Exhibit, March- April 2013, Entry "Alas Abiertas".

 

ArtDC Gallery at the Lustine Center, Arts District, Hyattsville, Maryland, Joint Exhibit "On the Surface" October 20 - November 4, 2012.

 

 

Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland, Patuxent Art League Juried Art Exhibit, December 4-28, 2011. 

ArtDC Gallery at the Lustine Center, Arts District, Hyattsville, Maryland, Joint Exhibit "Caminos, CAMINANTE: A Path as We Travel" October 7 - 30, 2011.  Read Sentinel Newspaper Article written by Dana Amihere on October 27, 2011.

Marcatus Creative Art Market, The Yards, Washington, D.C., "The Nest Series" June 5, 2011.

 

Gala Theatre, Washington D.C., Solo Exhibit "La Candida Eréndira" February 3 - 27, 2011.

Prince George's Arts Council, Hyattsville, Maryland. Joint Exhibit "The Love of Artistic Expressions" September 15 - October 15, 2010.

Design Studio Art Gallery, Hyattsville Art District, Hyattsville, Maryland. Joint exhibit "Latinic" September 16 - October 15, 2010.

Galeria Arte Costarricense (GAC), Tres Rios, Costa Rica, Joint Exhibit "Reencuentro", July - September 2010.

  

 

Design Studio Art Gallery, Artdc.com, and Cheryl Edwards Studio, Hyattsville Art District, Hyattsville, Maryland. Joint exhibit "Lust" February 14 - March 3, 2010.

   

Montpelier Arts Center, Laurel, Maryland, "Paper: A Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper"  November 5 - 29, 2009.

Design Studio Art Gallery, Hyattsville, Maryland, "Expressions: Tell Me Your Dreams and Cuban Pop Art, projects by Marité Vidales and Ric Garcia". October 2009.

Community Ministries of Rockville, Rockville, Maryland, "Tell Me Your Dreams: An Impression of Immigrants' Hopes, works by Marité Vidales". August 23 - 27, 2009.  Solo exhibition.

    

Design Studio Art Gallery, Hyattsville, Maryland, "Impressions of Colors and Symbols works by Marité Vidales". June 7 - 30, 2009. Solo exhibition.

Prince George's Art Council "Gone Green" Exhibit, Lowe House Office Building, Annapolis, Maryland. January - April 2009

OAS Staff Arts Group, Eighth and Ninth Annual Art Exhibits, Washington, D.C. September 2007 and September 2008.

The Embassy of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, Washington, D.C. Solo Exhibition. "Petra: Colors of Time", November 13 - November 30, 2006.  Solo exhibition.

The Arts for Theology and Ministry Program, The Washington Theological Union, Washington, D.C. "Canticle of Creation", January 5 - March 3, 2006.

International Visions-The Gallery, Washington, D.C. "International Small Works Competition", December 9, 2005 - January 14, 2006.

Edison Place Gallery, Washington, D.C. "YWCA VOICES Art Exhibit", September 6 - October 21, 2005.

(Karlisima and Marité)

The Learning Center Gallery, Landover, Maryland. "Selected Paintings by Emily Conover, Tinam Valk, and Marité Vidales", July 8 - August 30, 2005.

World Bank, Washington, D.C. "Landscapes of Costa Rica: The Visions of Rojas-Alfaro, Vidales and Villalobos", July - October 2004.

(Jorge, Marité and Alejandro)

Target Gallery, Torpedo Factory Art Center, Alexandria, Virginia, "Lush Scenes from Costa Rica", July 5-August 12, 2001.

White Columns Gallery, New York City, "Women of the World: A Global Collection of Art" curated by Claudia DeMonte.  June 9-July 15, 2000.

International Monetary Fund, Washington, D.C. June 1998.

Martin Luther King Memorial Library, Washington, D.C. "Encuentros: A Multimedia Exhibition of Latin American and Caribbean Art"  Acrylic Painting "Casa en San Juaquin de Flores"  October 1 – 27, 1997.

Pan American Health Organization, Washington, D.C., The Fourth Annual Art Exhibit/Auction "Art for Life – Hope for our Children"   Acrylic Painting "Pottery". October, 1997.

Irazú Art Gallery, Columbia, Maryland, "Threading Memories" Collective Exposition, Acrylic Paintings. June-August, 1997

Montpelier Art Center, Laurel Maryland, Collective Portrait Exposition, Acrylic Painting "Raquel" January – February, 1996.

Irazú Art Gallery, Columbia, Maryland, Second Annual "Latin American Legacy" Collective Exposition, Acrylic Paintings. September 15 – October 28, 1995.

Irazú Art Gallery, Columbia, Maryland, "Latin American Legacy" Collective Exposition, Acrylic Paintings. September 15 – October 29, 1994.

Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany, "Kunst aus Costa Rica" Collective Exposition of Art of Costa Rica which traveled to seven German cities. Oil Painting "Bosque Noche", August 1992 – October 1993.

Bausch & Lomb Art Gallery of Garrett Community College, McHenry, Maryland. "Contemporary Costa Rican Women Artists", Collective. Oil Paintings. September 21 – October 15, 1992.

Organization of American States, Washington, D.C. Oil Paintings: "pre-Columbian Pottery". December 18 - 22, 1989.  Solo Exhibition.

Galeria del Instituto Nacional de Seguros, San Jose, Costa Rica, Collective. Oil Painting honoring bicentennial of French Revolution, March-April, 1989. 

Galeria Publicidad Siboney, San Jose, Costa Rica. Collective. Oil Paintings. October-December 1988.

Galeria de Arte Jose Figueres, Banco Popular, San Jose, Costa Rica. Oil Paintings, "Oleo" January 28-February 17, 1988.  Solo Exhibition.

Graduation Workshop, School of Fine Arts, University of Costa Rica, San Jose, Costa Rica. Collective. Oil Paintings. December, 1987. 

Biblioteca Nacional (National Library), San Jose, Costa Rica. Collective. Watercolors. January- February 1987. 

Galeria Sophia Wanamaker, Centro Cultural Costaricense Norteamericano, San Jose, Costa Rica. Collective. 5th Annual "Fausto Pacheco" Contest, Awarded Honorable Mention for Oil Painting "Neighborhood". 1985. 

School of Fine Arts, University of Costa Rica. Collective. Oil Paintings. 1984.

 
EDUCATION

Course: History of Peruvian Art, 3rd Program, Biblioteca Nacional de Peru, Lima, Peru, 70 hours, January - February 2014

Course: Introduction to Art Exhibit Curatorship, Gabriela Germaná Roquez (instructor), Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, MAC, Lima, Peru, 20 hours, January- February 2014

Bachelor of Fine Arts. University of Costa Rica. San Jose, Costa Rica. 1987 

Graphic Arts. Universidad Autonoma de Centro America (U.A.C.A.), Colegio San Agustin. San Jose, Costa Rica. 1981-1983.

 
EMPLOYMENT

Art Juror. "39 Concurso Internacional de Dibujo y Pintura Infantil Cooperativa Pacífico" Lima, Peru, July 2014

Mural Artist. August-October 1988. Museo Nacional (National Museum), San Jose, Costa Rica.

Art Teacher. March-December 1988. Instituto Cultura Hispanica, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Exposition Guide. May-July 1988. Lahner & Saenz Corp. San Jose, Costa Rica.

 
PERSONAL

Born: 1963, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Studio and residence: Beltsville, Maryland, USA - Tel./Fax (301) 937-0470

U.S. Citizen.