Celis was born in Buenos Aires in 1939.
had many individual and group exhibitions in various parts
of the world, (Latin America, USA, Canada, Europe and Japan).
works can be admired in important private collections in National
and International Museums and Galleries, (Museum of Modern
Art Bs. As., New York, etc). He has been awarded the Order
of the Sun in degree of Comendador by the Peruvian government
public works, murals and sculptures in the University
of Morón, University of Belgrano, Mercedes Benz
(Japan), Boca Juniors Stadium Bs.As., Patio de Madera
(Rosario) and Fortabat Building express his multifacetic
has lectured in schools, institutions and universities
around the continent.
are numerous publications about his work in different languages
in America, Europe, and Japan. There are books about his work
written by Gaston Diehl, Rafael Squirru, Ted Castle, Peter
recently, Pérez Celis illustrated Walt Whitman's "Leaves
of Grass", translated by Jorge Luis Borges and published
by Juarez Editor. Finally, "Pérez Celis"
by Susan C. Larsen and Renato Rita was also published last
year by Planeta.
has obtained prizes and distinctions; among them, the
Prize of the Jury of Montecarlo, and the prize to the
trajectory of A.D.D. and D in Buenos Aires.
participative work with children and the public, the Mega
Exhibition held at the National Library in Buenos Aires
exceeded all expectations.
artist has lived and worked in Buenos Aires, Montevideo, Lima,
Caracas, Paris, New York and is living in Miami at the present