Daniel Orson Ybarra was born 1957 in Montevideo, Uruguay. He lives and works between Geneva and Barcelona.
Uruguayan-Swiss contemporary artist known for colourful paintings and ability to master the light and transparency in his works. Works are based on the observation of nature and on the juxtaposition of images (paintings, drawings, collages, assemblages, installations and photographs). He shares time between his studios in Geneva, Spain and South America. Works are displayed in museums, public and private collections worldwide. Co-Founder, Abanico Foundation, an organization focused on creativity and creation of multidisciplinary and intercultural exchange projects since 1991.