Pedro Quesada

Madrid, 1979

Bachelor of Fine Arts at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

School of Arts and Crafts “La Palma”, Madrid.  Specialties:  Drawing and Sculpture.

Drawing Academy "Peña".

 

iINDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS: 

  • La Puerta Gótica – University of Navarra, October, 23rd-November ,13th, 2017, Pamplona.

  • Club 567, November,16th-December, 15th 2015, Madrid.

  • Galería Efímera, August–September 2015, Sotogrande, Cádiz.

  • Galería Marmurán, September,18th–October, 24th, 2015, Alcázar de San Juan, Ciudad Real.

  • Galería Aramart, 2014, Rivas Vaciamadrid, Madrid.

  • Galería Luis Gurriarán, April-May 2015, Madrid.

  • Centro Antonio Machado, January-February 2013, Leganés, Madrid.

  • Galería Marmurán, 2012, Alcázar de San Juan, Ciudad Real.

  • Palacio de los Serrano. Obra Social de Caja de Ávila, 2012, Ávila

  • Espacio Cultural San Martín de Arévalo. Caja de Ávila 2011-2012

  • Piedrahita, Ávila, 2011

  • Casa del Estudiante, Vicerrectorado de alumnos de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, 2010, Madrid.

 

GROUP SHOWS:

  • "Estudio Guerrero",  Fuente El Saz del Jarama, 2018, Madrid

  •  “Un día en casa de Sorolla - Pintores en el jardín”, Museo Sorolla, June 8-24 2018, Madrid

  • “EScultura” - 150 años de Escultura, May, 4th-July ,14, 2018, Centro Cultural San Clemente, Toledo

  • “Castillos y Murallas”, China-Spain Exhibition. Fundación el Instante. March-April 2018,Madrid

  • “Caminos de Seda y Oro”. China-Spain Exhibition. Fundación El Instante, 2018, Madrid

  • Galería Kunstzaal Leo Van Heijningen, March, 24th-April 22nd 2018, The Hague, Netherlands

  • “Refigure” Pulchri Studio May-June 2017, The Hague, Netherlands

  • “Paesaggi e figure del reale” Galleria dell' Incisione, September-November 2017-, Brescia, Italia

  • “Jóvenes Realistas”, Galería Ansorena, November, 3rd-December, 9th, 2016, Madrid

  •  “Castillos y Murallas”. China-España Exhibition, TIAC, Club 567, March 2017, Madrid

  • Galería Castello 4, 2017, Madrid

  • "Estudio Guerrero",  Fuente El Saz del Jarama, 2017, Madrid

  • “La Belleza como Camino” (Sculpture Group Show) - Fundación Las Edades del Hombre, Monasterio de Santa María de Valbuena, 2016, Valladolid.

  • “Jóvenes Realistas”, Galería Ansorena, November, 3rd-December, 9th, 2016, Madrid

  • Gralles Experience, July 2016, Tarragona

  • “Otra Realidad”, Fundación Arcilla, Ateneo de Madrid, April,15-24, 2016, Madrid

  • Colegio de Arquitectos de Madrid (Auction Fundación Cris contra el cáncer), 2016, Madrid.

  • “Realismo en España, 50 Años”,  Galería Ansorena, Sala Baluarte, abril-junio 2016, Tres Cantos-Madrid

  • “Noches en los jardines de España”, Sala Zaida, Fundación Caja Rural de Granada, 10 November-10 December 2016, Granada

  • Club 567, 2016, Madrid.

  • Galería Besada, 2015, Pontevedra

  • Galería Castello 4, 2015, Madrid

  • Colegio Estudio (Subasta para becas de escolaridad), 2015, Madrid.

  • Galería Luis Gurriaran, 2015, Madrid.

  • Galería Armas 51, 4 de December 2014 – 9 de enero 2015, Toledo.

  • Galería Aramart, Rivas-Vaciamadrid, 2014, Madrid.

  • Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo DonostiArtean, Centro Kursaal, 2014, San Sebastián.

  • Universidad de Bellas Artes, 2014, Madrid.

  • “Escultura Urbana” – Fundación Las Edades del Hombre, 2014, Aranda de Duero.

  • Profesores y alumnos  Cátedra Francisco de Goya in Palacio de los Serrano, April 2014, Ávila.

  • Galería Marmurán, 2014, Alcázar de San Juan, Ciudad Real

  • “Nuevos Figurativos”, Centro Margarita Nelken, Coslada, October-November 2013, Madrid

  • Exposición internacional de medallas: “Medallistica: Home”, 2013

  • Feria de Arte Contemporáneo de Marbella, 2013.

  • Galería Marmurán, 2013, Alcázar de San Juan, Ciudad Real

  • Feria de Arte FLECHA, 2013, Madrid.

  • Exposición colectiva de pintura, 2011, Perpignan, Francia.

  • Exhibition of sculptural projects of Public Art, Centro cultural José Saramago, 2010, Leganés.

  • “Jóvenes creadores”. 2010, Organised by la Facultad de BBAA y Palacio Los Serrano, Espacio Cultural Caja de Ávila.

  • El Carpio, 2016, Córdoba.

  • Claustro del Corpus Christi, Fundación Antonio Gala, 2016, Córdoba. Drawing Exhibition.

  • Galería Ángeles Penche, 2015, Madrid.

 

PRIZES, MENTIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS:

  • Prize acquisition XIII Biennial of Plastic Arts City of Albacete, 2018

  • First Prize in the Reina Sofía Contest at Casa de Vacas in Madrid, 2018.

  • Prize "Concurso Figurativas 2017", European Museum of Modern Art MEAM and acquisition of the work for the permanent collection.

  • Honorable Mention in the Reina Sofía Contest at Casa de Vacas de Madrid, 2017.

  • First Prize in the Plastic Arts Contest of Melilla, 2017.

  • TIAC Scholarship for workshop with Chinese painters in Espacio Oculto, Madrid, 2017

  • Selected at the Albacete Biennial, 2016

  • Project for "Painting of nature in the Sorolla Museum", 2016

  • Lecture at the exhibition “Realismo” at Galería Ansorena, 2016, Madrid.

  • Creation and placement of bronze sculpture, portrait of "Maria Cristina de Habsburgo", Museum of Gran Canaria, 2015

  • Acquisition of three sculptures by the Foundation "Edades del hombre", 2014

  • Creation and placement of bronze sculpture, portrait of "Paquita Gallego" for Leganés City Council, Madrid, 2013.

  • Scholarship for workshop "Terracotta" taught by Francisco López, 2011.

  • Assistant in the modeling of monumental sculpture of "the woman of Coslada" by Antonio López, 2011.

  • First prize at the Jacinto Higueras sculpture Biennial, 2011.

  • Scholarship for workshop "Plano, recta y espacio" with sculptor and drawer Julio López- Hernández, Courses of El Escorial, 2008.

  • Collaboration in the sculpture of the poet "Washington Irving" by Julio López for La Alhambra, Granada, 2007.

  • One year scholarship with young creators (artists, musicians, painters, writers, sculptors) at the Antonio Gala Foundation in Córdoba, 2003.

  • Honourable Mention in the Medal workshop with Francisco López, 2002-2003.

  • First prize in the Contest for young sculptors of the City Council of Madrid (Municipal Housing Company) for the creation and placement of bronze sculpture in the Plaza del Olivo, Moncloa, Madrid, 2001

 

  • OTHER WORKS:

  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Association of Painters and Sculptors

  • Member of the Advisory Council of the Club de Arte of the 567 Club of Madrid, 2016.

  • Monumental sculpture for Parish of Madrid, 2015.

  • Monumental sculpture for University in Costa Rica, 2015

  • Sculpture creation for the director of the magazine Tendencias del Mercado del arte, 2015.

  • Portrait of collector Iván Igual, 2014.

  • Jury of the sculpture contest Jacinto Higueras, 2013.

  • Sculpture for the Director of Cultural Space Palacio de los Serrano, 2011.

  • Sculpture for the painter Pepe Carretero, 2010.

  • Sculpture for the designer Pascua Ortega, 2008.

  • Sculpture (bas-relief) of President Abraham Lincoln.

  • Assistant to sculptor Tomas Bañuelos for the modeling of monumental sculpture, 2006.

  • Assistant to sculptor Eduardo Soriano for the modeling of monumental sculpture, 2006.

  • Assistant to painter and sculptor Antonio López, 2003-2011.