Juan Dolhare is a painter from Buenos Aires, Argentina. He utilizes composition, color, and juxtaposition to explore public, political, and religious themes. Many of his works use symbolism to represent pressing societal issues.
Dolhare was the first-ever graduate of the National University of the Arts (UNA) in Buenos Aires, formerly known as the highly-recognized Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes. He has participated in numerous collective and solo shows in Argentina and the United States. In 2015, Dolhare was invited by the prestigious Centro Cultural Recoleta in Buenos Aires to have a solo show curated by Rodrigo Alonso, one of Latin America’s most influential curators. His work can be found in private collections in Argentina, Spain, Nigeria, Scotland, and the United States. Dolhare has been serving as a faculty member of UNA teaching drawing and painting since 2006.
Juan Dolhare’s artist residency is generously supported by the Windgate Charitable Fund.