Nelson Munares

Nelson Munares

Los Angeles, CA, US

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Architect. Experience in Interior Design and Exhibition Design. 



PRIVATE PRACTICE, Palm Springs, Los Angeles, Lima, Interior Designer, Exhibition Designer

Interior and Furniture Design; Exhibition Design and Consultancy for cultural institutions and art galleries; Set Design
Featured Clients:
PERU´S MINISTRY OF CULTURE: Design of two exhibits for the XIII International Book Fair (FILBO) at Bogota, Colombia and Lighting Design for the 2015 Presidential Summit Photo Exhibition in Lima
SERPAR (LIMA PARK SERVICES AGENCY): Juror for the design of 4 exhibits
PERUVIAN LITERATURE CENTER: Exhibition Design for literature exhibitions
PROYECTO AMIL (Art Gallery): Exhibition Design for contemporary art shows
UNIVERSITY OF LIMA: Set design for dance shows.

Jan 2001 - Dec 2017

Lima Museum of Art - MALI (, Lima, PE, Head of the Exhibition Design Department

Design of MALI´s exhibits as a memeber of the Exhibition Design Team. Featured shows: Richard Tuttle, Theo Jansen.

Jan 2016 - Jan 2017

Lima Museum of Art - MALI, Los Angeles, Exhibition Designer

Design of MALI´s Permanent Exhibition (15,000 sq ft) and 30 temporary shows.
Featured Exhibits: Martin Creed, Wolfgang Tillmans, Marcel Odenbach.

Jul 2012 - Dec 2015

Bravo Arquitectos, Lima, PE, Concept Designer

Interior and Furniture Design for housing, retail and restaurants.

Jan 2011 - Dec 2011

Gonzalo Benavides Architects (, Lima, PE, Project Manager

Project Management for house remodelings and Exhibition Design for the Minerals Museum MADC (

Jan 2009 - Dec 2009


ArtCenter College of Design, Pasadena, CA, US, Rhino

Jul 2018 - Aug 2018

Ricardo Palma University, Lima, PE, Bachelors, Architecture

Aug 1993 - Dec 1999


Memorial Site, Architectural Competition, 2nd Place

Second place in the architectural competition juried by Rafael Moneo and Kenneth Frampton.


Remodeling of the Spanish Cultural Center Architectural Competition, 2nd Place


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