Juan José Cambre

(Buenos Aires, Argentina, 1948)

He graduated as an architect in 1974 from the Universidad de Buenos Aires. He attended the workshop of Luis Felipe Noé and in 1976 he made his first individual exhibition in the gallery Lirolay. In 1981, he obtained the first prize of Salón Municipal Manuel Belgranoand a scholarship to radicare in New York during the following year. In the 80's he participated in the group La Nueva Imagen with whom he was part of the argentine representation to the Biennial of San Pablo in 1985. In 1993, he received the First Prize Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat.

In 1993, he was comissioned to paint murals for 19 branches of the Credit Lyonnais Bank. He was part of Fundación PROA as a vocal and is vice president of the NGO Estación Pringles. He has also worked in the scenography of numerous plays and operas as well as art director in the film El cielo del centauro by Hugo Santiago. In 2008 he presented the book Cambre, a compilation of his works to date by Editions Vasari. In 2016 was included in the selection of artists that integrates the book Vitamin P3 editions Phaidon.

Among his main solo exhibitions are: Fiesta, galería Dot Fiftyone, Miami, 2019; Mano de obra, Colección Amalia Lacroze de Fortabat, 2017; Un bárbaro en las sierras, Prisma KH, 2015; Desde el paisaje, Museo Caraffa, Ciudad de Córdoba y Museo Castagnino-MACRO, Rosario, 2014; Azul, Museo López Claro, Azul, 2013; Cromática, MACBA, 2013; Secesión, Galería Vasari, 2012; Novum Ovum, Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, 2012; Cambre 2010/2012, Museo de Olavarría; 2012; Espectadores de la Laguna, Centro Cultural Recoleta, 2008; Hogar Collection Gallery, Brooklyn, 2005; Fondo Nacional de las Artes, 2003; El hombre invisible: veinticuatro estudios de color, Centro Cultural Recoleta, 2001; Fundación Federico J. Klemm, 2000; Casa de la Cultura Argentina en Milan, 1997; Galería Jacobo Karpio, San José de Costa Rica, 1991; Galería Adriana Rosenberg, 1988; Galería Alberto Elía, 1981; Voy, Galería Arte Nuevo, 1977; Galería ArteMúltiple, 1976; Galería Lirolay, 1976.

His works are part of numerous national and international collections.

He lives and works in Buenos Aires.