Born in 1942 in Santiago, Chile, Carmengloria Morales moved to Italy in 1953. She lived in Milan (1953-60), Rome (1961-76) and then again in Milan, with long stints in both London and New York. Between 1969 and 1989 she taught Painting in the art schools of both Italian cities.
She started exhibiting in Rome in 1965. In 1973 she participated in the Rome Quadriennale and in 1977 was invited to Documenta 6 in Kassel. In the 1970s Morales participated in the most important exhibitions dedicated to Analytic Painting and New Painting including Un futuro possibile – Nuova Pittura, Palazzo dei Diamanti, Ferrara (1973); Bilder ohne Bilder, Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn (1977) and Abstraction Analytique – Fractures du monochrome aujourd’hui en Europe, ARC 2 – Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1978). Morales lives and works in Sermugnano near the town of Viterbo.
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