BIOGRAPHY

C.V.

1987 – Degree in Wood Carving by Escuela de artes Aplicadas y Oficios Artísticos de Las Palmas (Applied Arts and Artistic Trades School in Las Palmas).

1990 – First Prize in 1º Certamen de Artes Plásticas de Puerto de la Luz y Las Palmas. Second Prize of Sculpture in VI Bienal Regional de Arte Villa de Teror.

 

INDIVIDUAL EXPOSITIONS

1992 – OTROS LÍMITES (Other Límits). Exhibited in San Antonio Abad.

1994 – CHARCAL. Exhibited in La Palmita. Campus of University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

1995 – ESPACIO VITAL (Living Space). Exhibited in La Caja de Canarias; La Laguna, Tenerife.

2005 – ESPACIOS FLUIDOS (Fluid Spaces). “Artificios” Art Gallery in Las Palmas.

 

COLLECTIVE EXPOSITIONS

1987 – TALLAS EN MADERA (Wood Carving). Art Gallery of the Cultural Centre of Telde. “V Bienal Regional de Arte”, Teror.

1989 – ESCULTURAS (Sculptures). Exhibited in Multi-porpose building in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria and Casino de Galdar Room.

1990 – VI Bienal Regional de Arte, Teror. LAS FORMAS SIN RAZÓN (The Shapes Without Reason). Canary Press Club. ESCULTURAS POR LA PAZ (Sculptures For Peace). Exhibited in Triana Street.

1991 – ESCULTURAS VII SEMANA CANARIA (Sculptures, 7th Canary Week) Bachelor HighSchool Domingo Rivero, Arucas. ACCIÓN MULTIMEDIA (Multimedia Action) “TELDAORA”. Telde and Las Palmas. LOS TRES EN LA ENCRUCIJADA (Three in the Crossroads) Insular Cultural Center.

1992 – NATURACIÓN,ESCULTURAS POR EL MEDIOAMBIENTE (Sculptures For Environment). ABIERTO 15 TIEMPO (Open 15 time). Castillo de la Luz.

1993 – CASAS DE COLORES 2 (Colored Houses 2). San Juan Square, Telde. BESTIARIO. Antigrafo Room, Agaete. INSINUATIONS. Antenne d’animation; Saint Jean de Luz, France.

1994 – ARTE CUMBRE (Top Art). House Museum, Tejeda.

1995 – EL ESPACIO DEL ARTISTA (Artist’s Space). Architects Association of Santa Cruz de Tenerife. UN RECORRIDO (One Route). Valsendero, Valleseco.

1996 – MILLARES DE EXCUSAS (Thousand Excuses). Insular Cultural Center, Las Palmas.

1997 - MILLARES DE EXCUSAS (Thousand Excuses). Fine Arts Association, Madrid. EFECTO PLACEBO (Placebo Effect). Miller Building; Santa Catalina, Las Palmas. ÚLTIMAS ADQUISICIONES (Last Acquisition). Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM).

1998 – ENTRE SEIS (Between Six). Valsequillo.

1999 – CONVERGENCIAS-DIVERGENCIAS (Convergences-divergences). Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM). ENTRE (Between) Capitanes Generales’  House, La Laguna.

2000 – PRENSAMIENTO. Insular Cultural Center, Las Palmas.

2003 – PIELES (Skins). La Rengenta, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. La Granja, Santa Cruz de Tenerife. LA MIRADA ALREDEDOR (The Look Around).  Exposition Room in the Vice-chancellorship Building in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

2006 – LA VERBENENA DE LOS SENTIDOS (Senses Festival). Espacio C; Santander, Cantabria. PROYECTO NEP 06 (Nep 06 Proyect). Saro Neon Room, artists’ colective exposition in aid of Asociación de Niños Especiales de La Palma (Special Childs Association of La Palma).

2007 – 7.1 DISTORSIONES, DOCUMENTOS, NADERÍAS Y RELATOS. (7.1 Distortions, Documents, Trifles and Tales). Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. CANARIAS CREA (The Canaries Creates). El Tanque de Santa Cruz de Tenerife Cultural Space.

2008 – TRÁNSITOS. LOS TERRITORIOS DE LA REALIDAD (Movements. Territories of Reality). Metropolitan Gallery of UAM, México D.F.. DAK’ART 08. Biennial of Contemporary African Art of Dakar, Senegal.

 

SCULPTURES IN PUBLIC SPACES

CÍRCULO VITAL (Living Circle). Parque de la Palmita, Agaete. HOMENAJE A MIRO MAINOU (Tribute to Miro Mainou). Las Flores Park, Agaete. TARAGUA. León y Joven Square, Telde. PIETDRIAN. Jardines del Pensador (Thinker’s gardens), Campus of University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Tafira. TRAYECTORIAS (Trajectories) Jardines del Pensador (Thinker’s gardens), Campus of University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Tafira.

 

WORKSHOPS

1990 – Current Art, led by the astist Cherna Cobo in Fine Arts Association, Madrid.

1991 – Installation, “The Sculpted Book”, led by Frances Torres in the Insular Cultural Center of Las Palmas.

1993 – Introduction to Calcographic Engarving, led by Ana de la Puente in Casa de Colón in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

1994 – Current Art, led by the artist Carlos Pazos in Casa de Colón in Las Palmas.

2000/2001 - Calcographic Engarving, led by Alfonso Crujera in his own studio.

2006 – Luján Pérez School and 3D in Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno. Computer Graphics and 3D Animation in the firm Factoría Integral del Audiovisual.

  1. Newest Uses, led by Isaki Lacuesta in Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno.

 

PUBLICATIONS

1993 – “BASA” Magazine (July). By Architects Association of the Canaries.

2007 – “SUBLIME” Magazine (february).

 

OTHER ACTIVITIES

1989 – International course “Surrealism Between Old and New World”. Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

1990 – Ceramics Seminar led by Arcadio Blasco in Escuela de Artes Aplicadas (Applied Arts School). Internarional course about “Current of Rationalist Avant-garde” in Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno. “Passage of Aesthetics in 20th Century”, seminar led by Fernando Castro Flores in Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno. Course “New Proposals of Soviet Culture”, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno.

1991 – V International Meeting in the Contemporary Art, Art Fair ARCO, Madrid. Course “Sculputure un 20th Century”, led by Simón Marchan Fiz in Fine Arts Association, Madrid. Course “Artist’s Image in Contemporary Era”, led by Francisco Calvo Serraller in Fine Arts Association, Madrid. International course “Displacements, Aspects of Identity and Culture” in Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno. Course “Canaries, Historic Avant-garde (Art, Literatura and Critics) parts I, II and III” in Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno. Instructor in a curse about ceramics in Doramas High School. Course “Art Africa Today” in Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno. Course “The Wild Eye” organized by Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM). Seminar “Spaces of Resonant and Visual Intervention” led by the Artist Concha Jerez in Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM).

2003 - Book day “Art in Live” Action-Painters and Literature. The Art of thinking with Juan Hidalgo; La Laguna, Valleseco.

2004 – The art of thinking with Cristina R. Court and Florenci Guntin; La Laguna, Valleseco.

 

OTHER DATA

Founder Member of “Asociación Islas Canarias de Artistas Visuales, AICAV” (Canary Islands Association of Visual Artist).