Gabby Villalba
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At home and away from

Venezuelan living in Australia. Many years of experience working within the advertising industry in Caracas, Venezuela. One half of Kayapa Creative Studio. Co-Founder of B-SIDE Creative Space. Northern Beaches Sydney.

Professional fields

Concept Development, Branding, Editorial Design, Logotypes, Social Media, Photography, Videos.

studies

  • Digital Photography (Levels I and II). "Francisco Blanco" Taller de Fotografía. Workshops. 2011.
  • Photography. "Roberto Mata" Taller de Fotografía. Workshops. 2007-2010.
  • Creative Meeting “Carlos Eduardo Frías”. Workshop. Caracas, Venezuela. 2006.
  • Creative Environment. Workshop. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. 1994.
  • 1st Seminar: This is Advertising. Workshop. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. 1993.
  • The Creative Fiber. Workshop. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. 1993.
  • Introduction to Total Quality. Workshop. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. 1993.
  • Market Research. Workshop. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. 8 Hours. 1993.
  • Marketing Seminar and Audiovisual Projection A.N.D.A. Workshop. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. 1993.
  • Graduated as Superior Technician in Advertising. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. 1993.

ExperiencE

  • Co-Founder B-SIDE Creative Space, Sydney, Australia. 2016
  • Co-Founder Kayapa Creative Studio. Art Director. Sydney, Australia. 2013-2016
  • Enginext Corporation. Corporate Image Advisor. Freelance. Houston, TX. 2010-Present
  • CVG Edelca. Art Director. Freelance. Caracas, Venezuela. 1997-2011. 
  • Global Link Comunicaciones. Art Director. Caracas, Venezuela. 2001-2010.
  • Laboratorios Wyeth. Art Director. Freelance. Caracas, Venezuela. 2000-2005. 
  • Mercedes Vásquez & Asociados. Jr. Art Director. Caracas, Venezuela. 1997-2000.
  • John Descamps Advertising. Graphic Designer. Caracas, Venezuela. 1997.
  • 21 Publicidad. Graphic Designer. Lecherías, Venezuela. 1996-1997
  • Freelance Graphic Designer. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. 1995.
  • Proll Publicidad, C.A. Graphic Designer. Lecherías, Venezuela. 1994-1995.
  • Cosmos, C.A. Graphic Designer. Lecherías, Venezuela. 1993-1994
  • Producciones Amazonas. Internship. Art Department. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. 1992-1993.

Exhibitions

  • "Get Ready NB, Photography Edition". Group exhibition. Brookvale. May. 2016
  • "Flying Path". Group exhibition. Curve Gallery. Newcastle. Feb. 2016
  • "After Dark". Group exhibition. The Tent Gallery, Newtown. The Sydney Fringe. Sydney, Sept. 2014.
  • Impossible Online Gallery. "More than 101 Ways". The Impossible Project. 2013.
  •  “Detalles”. Group exhibition. Mesa Creativa. Caracas, Nov. 2011.
  • Sculpture collaboration “Contra la Pared”. Hatillarte. Caracas, Oct. 2011.
  •  “El lenguaje de los Pasos”. Group Exhibition. Mesa Creativa. Caracas, Sep. 2011.
  • Photography collaboration on M-Lon's “Arrived” art exhibition. The Lunch Box Gallery. Miami, Apr. 2011.
  • “18 Ojos”. Group Exhibition. "Francisco Blanco" Photography Workshop. Caracas, Mar. 2011.
  • “Objet d'art”. Group Exhibition. "Roberto Mata" Photography Workshop. Caracas, Nov. 2010.

EDITORIAL DESIGN

  • “Sörököntö y Otros Cuentos”. Utamoton Pantonü Collection. CVG EDELCA.
  • “Guía Pedagógica Pemón”. CVG EDELCA, National Department of Education and Indigenous Communities.
  • “Guía Pedagógica Dhe’cwana/Ye’kwana. Unicef, National Department of Education and Indigenous Communities.
  • "Guía Pedagógica Warao”. Statoil, National Department of Education and Indigenous Communities.
  •  “Pemonton Pantonü. Historias del Pueblo Pemón". Econatura. The Nature Conservancy.
  • “Historia del Vicariato del Caroní” Vol. 1 & 2. CVG EDELCA.
  •  “Los Cantos de mis Abuelos”. CVG EDELCA.

AWARDS

  • Honourable Mention - Photography. Warringah Art Prize 2015. Sydney, Australia.
  •  National's Book Awards 2004/2005 - In tandem with Creative Director Raúl Salerno - “Sörököntö y Otros Cuentos”. Non comercial book edited by CVG Edelca. Caracas, Venezuela.