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Paül Patricio Ordonez was born in Santa Cruz, one of the Galapagos Islands in 1993, and moved at an early age to the Andean city of Cuenca, Ecuador. At the age of 13, Paül started attending expositions and working in his parent’s furniture business. This influenced his decision to pursue a career in the arts, and the design and manufacture of furniture. At 16, Paül established a workshop with other students at his college, where he produced various works, including vases, lamps, bars and paintings made in acrylic.

First exhibiting at the Museo Manuel Agustin Landivar at 8 years old, Paül has refined his skills studying Fine Arts and Furniture Design at RMIT in Melbourne, and subsequently completing a semester in Industrial design in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Paul has previously run his own Design Atelier (studio) in Cuenca, Ecuador, where most of his current exhibitions draw inspiration from.

Today Paül lives in Canberra, where he studies Industrial Design while working as a freelance designer. He defines himself as a both a furniture designer and a visual artist, experimenting with textiles, stone, resins, plastics and wood. He also works with pastels, watercolours and acrylics to create surrealist inspired imagery as well as still life and landscape paintings. Paül now aims to specialise in creating objects inspired by nature, through the use of emerging digital technologies.

Education

University of Palermo (UP) (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Bachelor of Industrial Design, Started February March 2016

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University)
Associate Degree in Furniture Design /
Foundation Studies in Art, Design and Architecture 2015

Exhibitions

2016 "Day of the Dead " Ainslie, Gorman Arts Centre
2015 "Between the Lines" Fringe Furniture, Melbourne
2014 "Foundation Exhibition" RMIT, Melbourne
2012 "Momentos de Osio" Cuenca, Ecuador Matisse Furniture Store
2009 "Kenya " Guayaquil , Ecuador, Palacio de Crisal Guayaquil
2001 "Amigos de la Naturaleza" Cuenca, Ecuador Museum Manuel Agustin Landivar.

Press

Diseño de un paragüero | Umbrella Holder: http://fido.palermo.edu/servicios_dyc/blog/docentes/detalle_tp.php?id_docente=3569&id_blog=33139

Influences

Cubism, Surrealism, Pop Art, Post-Impressionism and Symbolism

Nature | My Dad | Björk | Guayasamin | Dalí | El Greco | Alexander Mcqueen

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