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Artist Name

Nando Alvarez

Born: 1975

Hometown: Tomiño

Based in: Tomiño

Studies:
-Graduated in History of Art, Santiago de Compostela University. 1994-1999
-Sculpture Mastery, Mestre Mateo Arts School, Santiago de Compostela.  1999-2001

Competitions and Symposiums:
More than 95 International Workshops, Competitions and Sculpture Symposiums in 27 different countries.

Last 5 years examples:
-”Mongolian Art” International Sculpture Symposium. August 2023. Mongolia.
-Uchinuki Sculpture Project in Saijo. April, 2023. Japan
-Tuwaiq International Sculpture Symposium. Riyadh. Saudi Arabia. 2021.
-LihPao International Sculpture Biennial Awards. Taiwan, 2021. (1st. Prize).
-China Beichuan Yuqiang International Sculpture Exhibition. Chengdu, China. 2021.
-Silk Road Dream Meeting Sculpture Competition. China 2020. (Gold Medal).
-Wood Varna Sculpture Symposium. December 2019. Bulgaria.
-Sculpture Park Exhibition in Minqin. July 2019. China
-International Sculpture Symposium in Cavriglia, may 2019. Italy.
-Fuzhou Binhai International Sculpture Exhibition 2019. Fujian, China.(Excellent Prize)
-Donghai University “Art with us”, Int. Sculpture Symposium. November 2018. Taiwan
-Design and realization of the Luxury Suite 311, colaboration work with Liliya Pobornikova. Ice Hotel, Sweden.
-Arte na Foresta. Wood Sculpture Symposium. Leiria. Portugal.
-2018 International Sculpture Symposium of the Kingdom of Morocco.
-Wood World Day, 2018. Siem Riap. Cambodia.
-Jimo International Sculpture Symposium. November, 2017. Shandong, China.
-Tonghe County International Sculpture Symposium. September, 2017. Heilongjiang, China.
-Changchun 2017 International Sculpture Exhibition. Jilin, China.
-2017 International Sculpture Festival in Hualien, Taiwan.
-International Sculpture Symposium in Bento Gonçalves. November, 2016. Brasil.
-Changsha International Sculpture Festival. September-October 2016. China.

 



Nando Alvarez In The Studio

Studio in Tomiño, Spain. Working marble or wood in different sizes. Experience packaging and sending sculptures worldwide.

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More About Nando Alvarez

Question IconWhat inspires you?

Most of my pieces are inspired by elements of Nature without a specific form, such as water, wind, fire, etc... They are elements that occur in a state of continuous transformation, and I try to represent that movement and dynamism in my sculptures.

Question IconDescribe your creative process.

I make sculpture with different materials, marble, wood, bronze, steel... and I try to adapt my ideas and my style to the characterisitics of each materia.

Question IconWhat are 3 words that best describe your work?

Movement, Balance, Abstraction.

Question IconWho are some artists that have influenced your work?

Chillida, Oteiza, Arp.

Question IconWhat is the most important tool when creating your work?

Chisel.

Question IconWhat is the best piece of advice you have been given?

Search the inspiration working.

Question IconWhere do you go for inspiration?

To the Seaside.


Credentials

Education

Mestre Mateo Arts School. Santiago de Compostela.

Spain, 2001

Santiago de Compostela University.

Spain, 2000

Awards

LihPao International Sculpture Biennial Awards. 1st Prize

2021

Lingang New Area Urban Sculpture Competition. 3rd. Prize

2021

Silk Road Dream Meeting Sculpture Competition. Gold Medal

2020

Dapeng International Sculpture Exhibition. 3rd Prize

2020

Changshuo Cup International Sculpture Awards. Bronze Medal.

2014

International Sculpture Symposium in O Grove. 1st Prize.

2011

Fines International Sculpture Symposium. 2nd Prize.

2011

Exhibitions

-”Mongolian Art” International Sculpture Symposium.

Mongolia, 2023

-Maritime Silk Road International Art Exhibition. Fuzhou.

China, 2023

9th Silk Road International Art Festival. Xian

China, 2023

Exhibition in Espacio Beny Gallery

Spain, 2022