Montevideo 1974 The Argentinian artist Ernesto Morales was born in 1974 in Montevideo, Uruguay, and be-gan his career in Buenos Aires where he lived until 2006 and then moved to Europe. After a first period in Paris he established his studio in Italy, initially in Rome and from 2011 in Tu-rin. His artistic career has led him in the last twenty years to carry out exhibitions in museums and art gal-leries in many countries, including the United States, Italy, France, Germany, Spain, Hungary, China, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Argentina. , Brazil, Mexico and Uruguay. He has participated in nu-merous international fairs and between 2009 and 2020 he institutionally represented the Govern-ments of Italy, Argentina and Uruguay with a series of important personal exhibitions held in various museums. In 2019 his retrospective “Mindscapes” was set up in New York at the Consulate General of the Ar-gentine Republic. Education: During the training period in Buenos Aires, in 1999 he obtained the title of Professor of Fine Arts and in 2005 he obtained a Doctorate in Visual Arts from the Universidad de Bellas Artes. From 1999 to 2006 he taught Painting and History of Art at the Universidad de Buenos Aires and held the position of Director of the Ac-ademia de Bellas Artes de Buenos Aires. The artistic research of Ernesto Morales is characterized by a strong commitment aimed at investigat-ing issues related to impermanence, memory and distance through the pictorial elaboration of both elements drawn from nature captured in their symbolic dimension, and dreamlike urban landscapes enveloped by silence of metaphysical atmospheres.