Delia Cabral is an artist, curator, international arts dealer, event producer, and gallery owner. As the founder of  DCA Fine Art, she has gained attention for mounting dynamic, risk-taking shows including mixed media by Tony Brown, video installation by Bill Viola protegé Robert Drummond, and original surf and skateboards by legendary Dogtown artist Jeff Ho. In 2003 Cabral pioneered Live Draw!™, a hugely popular event that features diverse artists drawing nude models in front of a live public audience. As an events producer, Cabral has raised money and awareness for a variety of community issues including human rights, women’s advocacy, at-risk youth, homelessness, and others.

Education

1988 – 1992          UCLA – BA in Fine Art & Linguistics

Accomplishments

2010 – Present    Travel Documentarian
Extensively documenting travels throughout the world through writing, photographing and collecting artifacts for exhibitions.
“Buying and selling of Memories” is an ongoing series. Countries documented include Morocco, Syria, Egypt, Turkey and the United Kingdom.

2009 – Present   DCA STYLE
Founder and partner for design company the creates one of a kind original designs for hotels , business and residential interiors (example below)
Shangri-la Hotel

2003 – Present   Creator / Producer of Live Draw! ™

2003 – Present   Consultant

  • Advising collectors on art acquisition
  • Attending art fairs on behalf of collectors
  • Advising and assisting artists in breaking into international markets
  • Brokering sales between artists and collectors

2009                     Partnered with Peter Frank, Seni gallery for Malaysian art, Matahati collective
2002 – 2008      Founded, directed, and served as senior curator at DCA Fine Art Gallery, Venice and Santa Monica, CA
2003 – 2005      Director/curator, Amora Museum, London
2000 – 2001      Art dealer in Ireland, produced group shows of Irish artists in Los Angeles