Manuel Castro

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MANUEL CASTRO MELLADO

Manuel Castro, born in Córdoba in 1944. He has lived in Barcelona since 1952. Artistic studies at La Llotja and the Conservatory of Book Arts (Engraving and Lithography) Barcelona. Scholarship from the Castellblanch Foundation to expand artistic studies in Paris. L’any 1967 begins its participation in group exhibitions. I died in Barcelona on 2020.

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS
1969 Jaimes Room (Barcelona)

1973 Matisse Gallery (Barcelona)
Fort Gallery (Tarragona)
Lo Marraco Gallery (Lleida)

1974 Culture room (Pamplona)
CAMPC Art Room (Córdoba)

1975 Lleonart Gallery (Barcelona)
Alaro Gallery (Sitges)

1976 La Mulassa Gallery (Vilanova i la Geltrú)
Seny Gallery (Barcelona)

1977 Victor Bailo Gallery (Saragossa)
Province Room (Lion)

1978 Joan de Serrallonga Gallery (Barcelona)
Soler Casamada Gallery (Terrace)

1981 El Setze Gallery (Martorell)

1985 Spanish Institute of Culture (Munic, Germany)

1987 Galeria Gráfica 4 (Barcelona)

1989 Duayer Gallery(Madrid)

1991 Palma XII Gallery (Vilafranca del Penedès)

1993 Jordi Barnadas Gallery –Large format engravings– (Barcelona)
Palma XII Gallery -Large format engravings– (Vilafranca del Penedès)

1994 Ferrés i Puig Room, Monk Museum - Painting 1976/1994- (Vilassar de Mar.)

1995 gallery 3 Punts “Figurations” -Painting 1980/1995- (Barcelona)
Caja Madrid Exhibition Hall - Painting and engraving – (Barcelona)

1997 Caja Sur Exhibition Hall(Córdoba)

1998 gallery 3 Punts (Barcelona)
gallery 22 (Igualada, Barcelona)

1999 Jordi Barnadas Gallery(Barcelona)
Cobalt Gallery(Córdoba)
Spai d’Art Gallery (Terrace)

2000 Art gallery 2 thousand 2 (Saragossa)

2001 Jordi Barnadas Gallery(Barcelona)

2002 gallery 22 (Igualada, Barcelona)
Galeria Brigitte Griffault(Montauban, France)

2003 Fundació “Sa Nostra” (Ciutadella and Maó, Balearic Islands)
Blanquerna Bookstore (Madrid)
2004 Fundació “Duero Box” (Medina del Campo and Zamora, Valladolid)
Art and Gastronomy Foundation(Madrid)

2005 Picture Gallery (Valladolid)
Espai G Gallery of Art (Terrace)
gallery 22 (Igualada, Barcelona)

2006 Gallery Extra(Sant Feliu de Guíxols, Girona)
Galeria Brigitte Griffault(Montauban, France)
Fermín Echauri Gallery(Pamplona)
Roberto Resino Gallery (Madrid)

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS
Saló de Maig
Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu i Museu d’Art Modern, Barcelona

Fundació Inglada-Guillot
Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona

Homenatge al poeta J.V. Foix
Barcelona i Museu de l’Empordà, Figueres

Blanco y Negro
Varies edicions, Madrid

“The Art of Enlightenment”
Exposició itinerant dedicada a l’obra de Federico García Lorca
Granada – Londres – París – Roma – Amsterdam – Buenos Aires, etc.
Rodríguez-Acosta Foundation, Granada

Homenatge a Joan Miró
Sala Pelaires i Col·legi d’Arquitectes, Palma de Mallorca

Fons artístic del diari Avui
Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona

VII Bienal del Gravat de Cracòvia
Polonia

“The other reality”
René Metras Gallery, Barcelona

Firart 1990/91/92/93/94
Vilafranca del Penedès

Col·lectiva petits fomats
Palma XII Gallery, Vilafranca del Penedès

Hipermerc’art
Sala Vinçon, Barcelona

Jornades Municipals
La Farga, Hospitalet de Llobregat.

“Three of the Penedès”
Palma XII Gallery, Vilafranca del Penedès (1991)

Obra Gràfica
Palma XII Gallery, Vilafranca del Penedès (1991)

Painting
Conjuntament amb Andrada, Resino i Sevillano
Duayer Gallery, Madrid (1991)

“Painters for '92”
Córdoba (1991)

International Biennial of Engraving 1991/92/94
Orense

Art – Quitectures
Palma XII Gallery, Vilafranca del Penedès (1991)

Josep Rivera International Engraving Biennial 1991/93
Finalist (Xàtiva)

226 Th. Summer Exhibition
Royal Academy, London (1994)

Ibizagrafic ’94
XIII Bienal, Eivissa

Contemporary Printart, Nagoya ’95
Itinerant per Japó i Espanya

Las Comun“Arts”
Theater of the Sea, -Seven- France

Galeria Brigitte Griffault 1995/96/97/98
Montauban, France

gallery 3 Punts 1995/96/97/98
Barcelona

Col·lectiva Nadal 1999/2000/01/02/03/04/05
Jordi Barnadas Gallery, Barcelona

Espai G Gallery of Art 2003/04/05/06
Barcelona

PARTICIPATION IN INTERNATIONAL FAIRS
(personal exhibitions with art galleries or individually)

1976 Artexpo, Palau d’Alfons XIII of Barcelona (Painting)
1982 Arteder, Bilbao (Drawing)
Arteder, Bilbao (Engraving)
1986 Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany (graphic and original work)
1987 Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany (graphic and original work)
1988 Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany (graphic and original work)
1989 Frankfurt Book Fair, Germany (graphic and original work)
Lineart / Gent, Ghent -Belgium- (Painting)
1990 Lineart / Gent, Ghent -Belgium- Presentat per la Galeria Alain Blondel
de París.
1991 Graphic / Art, International Engraving Fair - Palma XII Gallery- Barcelona
1992 Graphic / Art, International Engraving Fair (Barcelona Provincial Council)
1993 II Paper Show of Catalonia - Gelida, Barcelona- (Engraving)
1997 Artexpo –Galeria 3 Punts- (Barcelona)
1998 Artexpo –Galeria 3 Punts- (Barcelona)
2000 Artexpo - Jordi Barnadas Gallery- (Barcelona)
2001 De Arte - Jordi Barnadas Gallery- (Madrid)
2003 Artexpo - Jordi Barnadas Gallery- (Barcelona)
2004 Art Fair - Jordi Barnadas Gallery- (Milan)
2005 Art Fair - Jordi Barnadas Gallery- (Strasbourg)
Art Fair - Jordi Barnadas Gallery- (Milan)
2006 Art Fair - Jordi Barnadas Gallery- (Strasbourg)
Art Fair - Jordi Barnadas Gallery- (Milan)

AWARDS

1966 city ​​Hall of Barcelona (Barcelona)
1969 Castellblanch Foundation Grant(Paris)
1970 Alfred Sisquella - Sala Parés- (Barcelona)
1971 Joan Serra - Sala Parés- (Barcelona)
Silver Medal - National Drawing Award- (Manresa)
1973 University of Granada, Rodríguez-Acosta Foundation
1977 1r. Painting Prize “Miquel Carbonell” (Molins de Rei)
1991 2n Engraving Award“Carmen Arozena” –Tórculo Gallery- (Madrid)
1993 1r. International Engraving Award(Cebreros, Ávila)
1994 Finalist in the 2nd Engraving Biennial of Játiva
1996 Acquisition Award at the 1st Alcoi Biennial.

EDICIONES
1980 “The rocks and the sea, the Blue”, by Salvador Espriu (Bibliophile Edition)
Etchings - together with J. Serra Mestres.

1989 “White voracity”, of Angel Custodi.
Several editions in etching, lithography and screen printing.

WORK A
• Work in US collections, Germany, Swiss, Italy, France, Spain, etc.
• National intaglio, Madrid
• Cabinet of Geneva Prints, Swiss
• Museum of the Island Council of La Palma, Canary Islands
• University of Heidelberg, Germany
• Barcelona University, Barcelona
• Library of Catalonia, Barcelona
• Museum of Contemporary Art, Vilacasas Foundation, Torroella de Montgrí, Girona
• La Caixa Collection, Barcelona

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