Capa Esculturas, Madrid, Spain

In the Hammock by Manuel Mateo Cuenca

Manuel Mateo Cuenca Biography

This exceptional European sculptor was born in Cuenca, Spain in 1951.

In addition to his sculpture-making, he is also a Professor of Woodwork at the School of Applied Arts in Madrid.

Manuel Mateo has been exhibiting since 1971.

A select list of his exhibits is as follows:

Galeria Tolmo, Toledo, Spain

Sala Goya, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid.

The Metal in Art, Valencia, 1975

LIII International Fair, Valencia T omas Francisco Prieto Award, Madrid, 1979, 80, 81, 84

Francisco Alcantara Award, Circulo de BB.AA, Madrid

Dionis Bennasar Gallery, Madrid

Amongst the various awards received by this artist are:

1974: Gold Medal, XVIII National Exposition of Sculpture,

Premio Julio Antonio Award, Tarragona,

Gold Medal, XXXV National Exposition of Fine Arts, Mostoles, Madrid.

1980: Ministry of Culture Scholarship, Madrid.

His works are held in the following public and private collections:

Cuenca Museum, Spain.

Spanish Ministry of Culture, Madrid.

Ros Uriguen, Rodriguez de Ribera, Conde Marti, Beltran Rexach, Cases Larosa, Garcia Garcia, and Lara Fernandez.

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