Bio

NANO VALDES CABALLERO

Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

EDUCATION

1997 Final award, first classified, Massana Academy, Barcelona, Spain.

Graduated with honors in Sculpture, Massana Academy, Barcelona, Spain.

ART RESIDENCIES AND FELLOWSHIPS

2020/21 Atelier A, Apricale, Italy.

2019 Piramidon, Centre d’art Contemporani, Barcelona, Spain.

2018 Cultureland, Amsterdamm, Holland.

2015 Sommer Atelier, Craemerhuus, Langenthal, Switzerland.

1999 Art Residence, Astérides Cultural Association, Marseille, France.

1998 Art Residence, Tyrone Guthrie Centre, Anaghmakerrig, Ireland.

TEACHING

2006-2007 Professor of Stone Sculptures Techniques, Massana Academy, Barcelona.

2003-2004 Professor of Metal Sculptural Techniques, Massana Academy, Barcelona.

2002 Professor of Sculptural Techniques, Massana Academy, Barcelona, Spain.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021 «Oikos»  Castello di Apricale, Italy

2017 «Hypercope» Wuhr Square, Langenthal, Switzerland

2015 Endless Shapes, Craemerhuus, Langenthal, Switzerland.

2010 «Cumulo», Galleria-Studio 44, Genoa, Italy

2004 «Rothoflex», La Resistencia, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2003 «Buit – Limits», Centre de lectura, Reus, Spain

1997 «Paràmetres per a un paisatge», Capella de Sant Roc, Valls, Spain

1996 «Mar Interior», with Klaus Speis, Barcelona Olympic swimming pools, Spain

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2020 Il respiro dell’arte, Palazzo Ducale, Genova, Italy

>Segrete, Torre Grimaldina, Palazzo Ducale, Genova, Italy.

2018 Kunst am Schlossberg. Melchnau, Switzerland.

2016 Uster Wachst, Eine Utopie in drei akten. Uster, Switzerland

2012 Start, Galleria Studio 44. Genova. Italy

2012 Torno Subito, Public art interventions. Genova. Italy

2011 Genova-Zug, Public art interventions. Zug, Switzerland.

> Kunstpause. Zug, Switzerland.

> En Camino. Interventi in natura. Pyrenees, Spain.

>Pensare il limite: spazio. Performance, with Elisa Brivio. Galleria-Studio 44, Genoa, Italy

2010 Castelli in aria, Lab-Art first prize winner, Galleria-Studio 44, Genoa, Italy.

2007 Art Cologne Palma. with SKL gallery

> Jam Art Mallorca. with SKL gallery

2004 Bcn t’ho Porto, Maus habitos, Oporto, Portugal.

> Premis Ciutat de Palma. Finalist. Casal Solleric. Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

>Elements, Sala H, Vic, Spain.

2002 Entreports, Ligustica Academy Museum, Genoa, Italy.

> Entreports, Espace Peiresc, Toulon, France.

2001 Talgo, Nouvelle Galerie, Grenoble, France.

2000 Échanges, Can Felipa, Barcelona, Spain.

1999 Astérides 99, Friche de la Belle de Mai, Marseille, France.

> Vórtex, Riudarenes, Gerona, Spain.

1998 Al Marge, WitteZaal, Saint Lucas, Gant, Belgique.

1997 Contingut / Contenidor, Salón del Automóvil, Barcelona, Spain.

1996 Indisciplines, La Capella, Barcelona, Spain.

1995 Finalist in the XVI Premis Nacionals d’Arts Plàstiques, Reus, Spain.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2011-2020 Sculpture and artwork in studio, Genoa, Italy.

2010 Man Ray / Leandre Cristòfol, The object of the spirit Dada, exhibition set up

– Museu de L'Empordà, Figueres, Spain.

– Jaume Morera Museum, Hospitalet, Spain.

Lighting project design and implementation of the new Ailanto workshop and sales location.

2009 Agnosia, the movie: Scenography Coordinator.

Ojos de Julia, the movie: Scenography Coordinator.

Bruc, the movie: scenography set up with regards to woodden and metal parts

2008 Spanish Movie, the movie: scenography set up with regards to woodden and metal parts

Biutiful, the movie: scenography set up with regards to woodden parts.

Festival of Asia, Barcelona: audio setting design and implementation.

Forasters, the movie: Scenography Coordinator.

Castells Theatre Scenography Company: realization of sculptures.

Castells Theatre Scenography Company: realization of sculptures

La Masia 1907, TV3 television series: Scenography Coordinator

Das Parfum – Die Geschichte eines Mörders, the movie: scenography set up, Barcelona, Spain.

2006-2008 Sculpture and artwork in studio, Barcelona

2005 Skipper in Snooty Fox sailing boat for the Atlantic ocean crossing.

2004 Collaboration with the Department of Industrial Design Academy in building a Polynesian sailing boat, Massana, Barcelona.

Set up of the exhibition Teoría de Catástrofes, by Salvador Joanpere, Reus Lecture Centre, Reus, Spain.

2002 Soldados de Salamina, the movie: realization of woodden and metal sculptures.

2001 Implementation of the Desmontable La Terraza Bar, awarded by the Architects College of Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

2000 Technical Coordinator for the building and set up of Chema Alvargonzález’ sculptural work, Munich, Germany

1999 – 2005 Sculpture and artwork in studio, Barcelona

Art exhibitions set up.

1995-1996 Technical assistant Sculptor Ramon Gillen-Balmes.

1993-1997 Sailing instructor. Escola municipal de vela, Calvia, Mallorca.

SKILLS

Woodworking, Carpentry, Casting (plaster, polymers, metal) Metalworking, Modeling, Industrial, Scenography and Architecture Design. Art exhibitions set up. Woodenboats restoring

OTHERS

Sailor

LANGUAGES

Spanish (mother tongue)

Catalan (mother tongue)

English (fluent)

Italian (fluent)

French (basic)