CHRISPAPITA

A Dentist and a Self-taught artist, Christian Escobar, " Chrispapita " in the art world, is passionate about various contemporary artistic movements. As a child, he showed great interest in drawing; from pencil drawings to acrylic on canvas, he developed his own technique and style. Hyperrealism and realism is what he´s best known for, inspired by the human figure and applying features of urban cultures and their relationship with nature and science.

 

Graduating from Francisco Marroquin University in 2009 as Doctor in Dental Surgery he then went on to obtain his Masters Degree in Prosthodontics from Federal University of Santa Catarina, Brazil in 2012; emphasizing on light and color in dentistry. He currently is a professor of human anatomy at the Francisco Marroquin University dental school.

Being intrigued and passionate about dentistry he Founded the 1st journal in Guatemala and El Salvador, where he is Chief Editor and General Director of the Scientific Journal of Dentistry “Al Dente”.

 

History:

 

2004: Bachelor in Science at the Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala

2007: President of the Association of Students of Stomatology of the Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala.

2009: Assistant Professor of the Human Anatomy course, Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala.

2009: Doctor of Dental Surgery at the Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala

2012: Master in Prosthodontics at the Federal University of Santa Catarina (UFSC), Brazil, with emphasis on light and color in dentistry.

2012: Visiting Professor of the Department of Prosthodontics, Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala to teach the class on “Color selection in Dentistry"

2012- present: Professor of the Human Anatomy course, Francisco Marroquin University, Guatemala

2012: Principal Investigator in the scientific article “Clinical evaluation of the influence of lighting conditions in the visual shade selection”. Published in the Journal of Dental Applications, Austin, USA.

2013 - Present: Founder, Chief Editor and General Director of the Scientific Journal of Dentistry “Al Dente ", Guatemala / El Salvador.

2014: Professor at the Graduate Aesthetic Dentistry teaching the course " Color selection in Dentistry " at the University of El Salvador, El Salvador.

 

Exhibitions

Group exhibition, Cappelleschi Gallery, October 2017, Knokke, Belgium.

Anima Mundi, It`s Liquid International Art Festival, September 2017, Venice, Italy.

Conception Art Gallery, Art Frieze Week, New York City, May 2017, USA.

No Limits International Tattoo Expo, New York City, April 2017, USA.

Conception Art Gallery, Art Basel Miami week, Wynwood, December 2016, USA.

Deliria, group exhibition, November 2016, Guatemala City.

Attico Gallery, group exhibition, November 2016, Guatemala City.

Attico Gallery , solo exhibition , April 2016, Guatemala City.

Attico Gallery , group exhibition , December 2015,Guatemala City.

Attico Gallery , solo exhibition , in February 2015, Guatemala City.

Thursday Art , Cultural District Zona Viva , June 2015, Guatemala City.

 

Current Location

Guatemala City, Guatemala.