+ Born in Ponferrada (León), Spain on 9-07-1976
Bachelor of Fine Arts specializing in Graphic Design and Audiovisual at the University of Salamanca.
+ Photography course taught by the University of Coimbra (Portugal) 1996
+ Photography course taught by Humberto Rivas Imago 99 in Bejar (Salamanca). June 1999.
+ Special Course “Places of Memory”, by Concha Jerez. University of Salamanca. 1999.
+ Special Course “Iconography of Advertising”, by Roman Gubern. University of Salamanca. 1999
+ Film Course “Classic Film – Film Vanguardia”, Valladolid. April 2000.
+ English course in the United States (South Carolina) with a grant from the Ministry of
Education and Science. Summer 1999.
+ Course ‘The exhibition as experiential system’, held in ‘La Casa Encendida’ in January 2005.
+ Assistance ‘interdisciplinary seminar around the idea of movement’, held at ‘La Casa Encendida’ in February 2005.
+ Course on ‘Managing Cultural Exhibition design, concept, installation and assembly’, held in ‘La Casa Encendida’ in March 2005.
GRAPHIC DESIGN EXPERIENCE
+ Graphic designer in the newspaper “La Gaceta” of Salamanca. January / June 2000.
+ Web designer in the business of web design: GPM (multimedia deproyectos Management) in Salamanca, February / March 2001.
+ Graphic designer at the company MAQUI, SL (machinery, equipment and real estate) in Ponferrada (León), April 2001/Marzo 2002.
+ Several works as a freelance:
. Making the cover of the book of poetry “Autonocturnidad” Silvia Zayas, Ed Lethe.
. Making the cover of the book “Hunting the Boreas” by Carlos Camba, Ed Lethe.
. Making design C.D. music group “Malodiablo”.
. Performance of web design “NOMADAX” Awarded by the community of Madrid.
+ Senior graphic designer in the fashion company Pepe Jeans. Madrid. 2002/Marzo2004 June.
Responsible for the graphic design department responsible for conducting the ‘Linebook’, all the drawings of garments, designs, graphics, labels, promotional cards, etc..
+ Art Director at the agency graphic design and advertising ‘Cuaderna Vía’ in Valencia. April 2004 / August 2004. Conducting and managing graphic design projects such as exterior and interior signage of shops, designs brochures, magazine ads and different promotional media such as hangers, labels, pins, stickers, vehicle wraps, corporate identity, posters, billboards road, web design, vector drawing, photo retouching.
+Senior Graphic Designer agency BPMO graphic design and advertising. Madrid. November 2004 / March 2006. Making graphic design projects such as magazine layout mainly advertising and promotional media as different hangers, labels, pins, posters, vector drawing, photo retouching.
+ Several works for the IES (High Secondary School) where I currently work as a teacher of drawing and Head of Department. Making the prospectus of the IES.
EXPERIENCE IN THE WORLD OF PAINTING
+ Own exhibition of several paintings in several exhibitions of painting in the cultural centers of “Fray Luis de Leon” and “La Vaguada” in Madrid. 1996/97.
+ Own exhibition of painting “Meeting Point”, Salamanca. July-August 2000.+ Exposición individual de pintura en la galería Zorrilla de Ponferrada, Enero 2002.
+ Own exhibition of paintings Cultural Salamanca 2002, “Youth Space”. February 2002.
+ Several orders of paint.
+ Selection of the canvas “Nude in Ochre and Toasted” by Art Competition ‘Jaurena Art “. May 2003.
+ Selection of the canvas “Series 0” in the Painting Competition organized by the Culture Department of the City of Majadahonda. June 2003.
+ Own exhibition of paintings in the exhibition hall of the Castle of Puebla de Sanabria (Zamora), July 2003.
+ Jury Painting Contest 2003 Villa de Puebla de Sanabria (Zamora). July 2003.
+ Own exhibition of paintings in Docamar, Madrid. October 2003.
+ Own exhibition of paintings at the University College of Caro, Madrid. March 2004.
+ Selection of the canvas “Ana” in the Young Artists Competition 2004, organized by the Department of Culture, Education, Youth and Sport in Madrid. Exhibited at the exhibition Hall in ‘El Retiro’. October 2004.
+ Own exhibition of painting “El Pollo de Alcalá ‘, in Alcala de Henares (Madrid). May 2012.
+ Collective exhibition of painting and sculpture in Art room of Provincial Delegation in Guadalajara. May 2016.
+Collective exhibition of painting in «La Bienvenida», Alcalá de Henares. September 2018.
+ Own exhibition of painting in Gavín (Huesca), Pyrenees. April 2022.
+ Own exhibition of painting in Biescas (Huesca), Pyrenees. Julio 2022.
OTHER POINTS OF INTEREST
+ Winner of poster competition fairs and festivals of Puebla de Sanabria (Zamora). August 2000.
+ Choosing the sign “Fight Against Xenophobia” by Caja Madrid, and exhibited at the Casa de America in Madrid. June 2001, and now in the Palace of Colomina Valencia.
+ 2 nd Prize Web Page Layout in the Young Artists Competition 2003, organized by the Department of Culture, Education, Youth and Sport in Madrid.
+ 2 nd Prize Web Page Layout in the Young Artists Competition 2004, organized by the Department of Culture, Education, Youth and Sport in Madrid.
+ 2 nd Prize Web Page Layout in the Young Artists Competition 2006, organized by the Department of Culture, Education, Youth and Sport in Madrid. Exhibited at ARCO
+ 1 st Prize in the Nacional Contest of illustrated album «Anabel Méndez» with the album: «Baghdad fátima». June 2016.
+2 nd Prize of Painting in the Real Academy of Fine Arts of Valencia (Spain). May 2019.
Severals Illustrations for books like: «Diccionario de Símbolos y leyendas del Pirineo» of Jose Miguel Navarro and «Un año en el Pirineo» too of Jose Miguel Navarro.
In 2006 I took the position as a professor of drawing High Secondary Education and am currently Professor of Drawing (technical and artistic) and Head of Department at the IES (High Secondary School) in Madrid.