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.
1988 – 1992 UCLA – BA in Fine Art & Linguistics
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)
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