Capa Esculturas, Madrid, Spain

Bust 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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