Abdón Fernández Torres


Category: Sculptor
Birth Date: In April 1964
Birth Place: O Casar, San Breixo, Beran, Leiro (Ourense)
Telephone: 658339835
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 Curriculum

EDUCATION

1982-83. He studied Industrial Mastery in Vigo.

1987. Course on Oenology, Galicia Oenological Station, Leiro (Ourense).

1991. Course on Viticulture, Galicia Oenological Station, Leiro (Ourense).

1991. He started sculpture as an autodidact. Regarding stonework, he worked at ‘Proxectos en Pedra Natural S.L.’ (1991-93), ‘Manuel Castro’ (1995), ‘Rocas Canarias S.A.’ (1997-99) and ‘Granitos y Piedras Gallegas S.L.’ (2000).

2002. He was awarded the Artisan Card (Consellería de Industria e Comercio) for his activity in the sculpture ‘Artesano en Piedra’.

Since 2004, he has been working as a self-employed person in restoration and rehabilitation projects as well as in decoration of monumental buildings and cultural heritage and development and elaboration of sculptural works.

 Work & Activities

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

2000. Álvaro de las Casas Foundation. Ribadavia (Ourense).

2001. “A Capela”, Leiro (Ourense).

2002. “A Fisga”, Vigo (Pontevedra).

2003. “Chamana”, Carballiño (Ourense).

2004. “Ganapán”, Vigo (Pontevedra).

2005. “O Queixo”, Ourense.

 

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2003. San Clodio Monastery (Os Larfeantes da Ouriza). “Leiro, o Ribeiro”, exhibition in collaboration with Manuel Varela from Moaña (Pontevedra), Laura Rodríguez from Campo Lameiro (Pontevedra), Alberto Fernández from Ourense, Ester Veiga from Beariz (Ourense).

 Other Interesting Aspects

His works can be found in private collections in Tenerife, Ávila, Vigo, Ourense, A Coruña, Bilbao and Hannover (Germany).