/ Biography

José Luis Pinto. Salamanca, 1974

Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Salamanca, combines teaching in the College and School of Design of Burgos, with creative research in the field of Visual Arts.

SOLO SHOWS: “Encarnaciones”. DA2 Art Center, 2011; “Sobrenatural”. CAB (Caja de Burgos Art Center), 2008 y “La luz que atraviesa cuerpos”. Adora Calvo Art Gallery, 2010. GROUP SHOWS: “Paisajes improbables” , 2012; Zoom In, Zamora’s Biennial, videoart, 2009; BAC! 07 “Babylon”. CCCB. Barcelona, 2007, Art Prize “Miquel Casablancas” 2003 y Caja de Madrid Art Prize “Generación 2001”. 

He has been recognized by various awards and fellowships and her work is included in the collections of the CAB (Caja de Burgos Art Center), the Junta de Castilla y León and the Burgos University. His work has been analyzed by different theorists and art critics in individual and collective publications.

He has also carried out cultural management in cooperation with Contemporary Art Centers such as Espacio Tangente (Burgos) and the Association of Visual Artists of Castilla and León AVACyL.
In 2010 it was included in the “Documentary Archive of Artists of Castilla y Leon” made by the MUSAC (Castilla y León Contemporary Art Museum).

/ Curriculum

FORMAL ART EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Salamanca, (1997).

Graduated in Applied Arts. (molding and casting).

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

2011

“Incarnations”. DA2 Art Center (Domus Artium 2002). Salamanca.

2010

“La luz que atraviesa cuerpos”. Adora Calvo Gallery. Salamanca.

2008

“Supernatural”. CAB (Caja de Burgos Art Center). Burgos.

2007

“Levitate me”. Adora Calvo Gallery. Madrid.

2007

“Rapture”. Espacio menosuno. Madrid.

2006

Photography. “Psycho-images” series. Código UBU. Burgos.

2004

“Psycho-images”. Espacio F. Madrid.

2002

Solo Show. Unamuno Gallery. Salamanca.

2001

“El último combate”. Salamanca Museum.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:

2012

“Paisajes  improbables”, itinerant. Spain and Portugal. Junta de Castilla y León.

2010

MUSAC showroom. “Castilla y León Documentary Artists Archive ”. MUSAC, León

2009

Zamora Biennial. Videoart section ZOOM IN.

2008

“El papel del artista”. Doméstico. Madrid.

2007

BAC! 07 “Babylon”. International Art Festival. Contemporary Art Center. CCCB (Centro de Cultura Contemporánea). Barcelona.

“Gráfica Tangente en Taiwán”. Taiwán.

2005

“Ciudadanias Project”. Foro arte y territorio. G2. Burgos.

“Caballos de Troya”. Espacio Tangente. Burgos. Participación, coordinación y comisariado.

2004

Selected in the Prize of visual arts of de Castilla y león (painting).

“Caballos de Troya”. Palencia.

“Solos en rinocero”. “Espacio rinocero”. Palencia.

“Solsticio”. Espacio “arte-estudio”. Burgos.

2003

Prize of visual arts “Miquel Casablancas” (projects), Barcelona.

Group exhibition of artistic books. “El Pasillo “. Pamplona.

Intervention “ll muestra de intervenciones artísticas en comercios”. Gamonal. Burgos.

Selected in the Prize of visual arts of de Castilla y león (Photography and painting).

“Espacios cotidianos, espacios tangentes”. Installation show. Center of Contemporary Art. Espacio Tangente. Burgos.

Arco de Sta. María. Vanguardia. Burgos. Sculpture.

2002

“Artic. 2002″. “confused times.” Zaragoza.

Intervention “l muestra de intervenciones artísticas en comercios”. Gamonal. Burgos.

Photographic installation. Exhibition at Contemporary Art Center, Espacio Tangente. Burgos.

“A todo tren”. Arlanzón showroom. Burgos.

2001

Selection. Award of Art Caja de Madrid. Generación 2001.

Selection. Award of visual arts of Castilla y León. (Sculpture).

Installation “Top Ghost” . Contemporary Art Center, Espacio Tangente. Burgos.

1999

Selection Award of visual arts of Castilla and León (sculpture).

1998

Selection of two sculptures in the Award of visual arts of Castilla y León.

Intervention ” GRRR ” in a Telefónica’s showcase.

1997

Design and construction of two promotional stands for the  Spain Championships of Athletics, Sports Foundation of Salamanca.

“Encuentro”. Sculpture.  Junta de Castilla y León. León

“Flag of the Art”, Casa de las Conchas. Salamanca.

1996

Photography exhibition in the School of Art of Salamanca.

1995

Group exhibition of drawing in the School of Art of Salamanca.

Selection “Tomás Luis de Victoria”, painting .

Group exhibition of photography. Lazarillo room. Salamanca.

1994

Selection of the Award of visual arts of Castilla and León,(painting).

Selection for the painting exhibition of Caja de Burgos.

 

FELLOWSHIPS & PRIZES:

2008

First prize In the videoart competition ZOOM IN.  Zamora Biennial. Spain.

2004

Prize-acquisition in the award of visual arts of Castilla y León (painting).

2003

Selected in the visual arts Prize “Miquel Casablancas” (projects), Barcelona.

Prize-acquisition in the award of visual arts of Castilla y León.

2002

First prize In the competition for project rooms “Sala Unamuno”. Junta of Castilla y León.

Fellowship. Aids to creation. Junta de Castilla y León.

2001

Fellowship. Aids to creation. Junta de Castilla y León.

1998

Prize-acquisition in the award of visual arts of Castilla y León.

First prize of photography. “San Silvestre salmantina”. Salamanca.

1995

Mention of honor in the Art School photographic award of Salamanca.

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS:

2005

Multidisciplinary exhibition. “Caballos de Troya”. Espacio Tangente, Burgos. Sala Rinocero, Palencia.

COLLECTIONS:

CAB. Contemporary Art Center “Caja de Burgos”.

Junta de Castilla y León.

Burgos University. Spain.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Paisajes improbables by Víctor del Río

Grouo exhibition Paisajes improbables.

Ed. Redes II, Junta de Castilla y León and Teatro Municipal da Guarda. 2012.

Pages 7-14

Identity 2.0. by Javier Duero.

Incarnations, solo show catalog, Da2, Art Center. Salamanca. Spain.

Ed. Fundación Salamanca Ciudad de Cultura. 2011

Pages.  8-12.

Images that bleed by Alberto Martín expósito

Catálogo Exposición individual “Supernatural”, CAB, Art Center. Burgos. Spain.

Ed. Caja de Burgos. 2008

Pages..  4-5.

Heterogeneidades by Javier Hernando Carrasco

Young Art catalog.

Ed. Junta de Castilla y León. 2004

Pages..  2-4.

Jóvenes creadores en un territorio sin fronteras by Javier Hernando Carrasco

Young Art catalog.

Ed. Junta de Castilla y León. 2003

Pages..  6-8.

Visual Arts competition catalog, Miquel Casablancas Prize. 2003

Ed. Ayuntamiento de Barcelona

Catálogo Generación 2001

Ed. Caja Madrid

Texto de Fernando Castro Flórez

Los cauces de la expresión finisecular. Anotaciones al margen de un mapa en construción by Javier Hernando Carrasco

Young Art catalog.

Ed. Junta de Castilla y León. 1999.

Pages..  9-13.

Los cauces de la expresión finisecular by Javier Hernando Carrasco

Young Art catalog.

Ed. Junta de Castilla y León. 1998.

Pages..  6-8.