Javier Cabo Villaverde


Category: Painter
Birth Date: 2nd November 1960
Birth Place: Santiago de Compostela
Telephone: 981586800

   Cultura
 Curriculum

He took a degree in Fine Arts at Complutense University in Madrid (1985) and in Geography and History (Art History) at Santiago University (1991) and a doctor’s degree in Art History at the same university in 2001. As far as his teaching activity is concerned, he worked as a temporary Professor, teaching Plastic Art Didactics at Santiago University (1988) and as a permanent Professor at the Plastic Art Didactics University School (1989). In August 1985, he was awarded a scholarship of the Faculty of Fine Arts of Complutense University to study landscape painting in Pontevedra.

 Work & Activities

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS
-1992: ‘Sargadelos’ Gallery (Santiago) and ‘Club Financiero Atlántico’ (A Coruña), in collaboration with ‘Trinta’ Gallery (Santiago).
-1993: ‘Minotauro’ Gallery (Santiago).
-1993 - 94: Culture Delegation Gallery (Pontevedra).
-1994: ‘Mundo Creativo’ Gallery (Santiago).
-1995: CaixaVigo Gallery (Vigo).
-1995 - 96: gallery of the City Council of A Coruña.
-1997: ‘Eme-c*’ Gallery (Santiago) and ‘Casa de Galicia’ in Madrid.
-1999: ‘Club Financiero Atlántico’ (A Coruña), in collaboration with ‘Obelisco’ Gallery (A Coruña).
-2000: ‘Eme-c*’ (Santiago).
-2003: ‘Club Financiero Atlántico’ (A Coruña).

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS
-‘Arboreda’ Gallery (‘Hostal de los Reyes Católicos’, Santiago, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001 and 2002)
-1988: ‘Caja de Ahorros de Pontevedra’ Gallery.
-1990: ‘Arte Xoven Galega’ (Vigo) and ‘Trinta’ Gallery (Santiago).
-1991: ‘Citania’ Gallery (Santiago).
-1994: Fondarte (Segovia).
-1995: Spanish Chamber of Commerce (Brussels).
-1996: ‘Egas’ Gallery (Santiago) and ‘Convergencias’ at ‘Club Financiero Atlántico’ (A Coruña).
-1998: ‘Arte Xove Galego 1978 – 1998’, Casa de las Artes (Vigo), Turisport - Semana Verde de Galicia, Silleda and ‘Obelisco’ Gallery (A Coruña).
-1999: ‘Pontevedra con Centroamérica’ (Pontevedra), Euroamerican Gallery (Barcelona) and ‘Hostal de los Reyes Católicos’ (‘Millenium’, an auction of the Red Cross).
-2000: ‘III Exposición Arte e Solidaridade’ (itinerant exhibition), ‘Artistas Composteláns’, ‘Citania’ Gallery (Santiago) and ‘Club Financiero Atlántico’ (A Coruña).
-2001: ‘Club Financiero Atlántico’ (A Coruña), Batik - Art Group (Barcelona) and ‘Arboreda’ in Ferrol (‘Arte sobre papel’).
-2002: ‘Arboreda’ Gallery in Ferrol (‘En torno al mar’) and ‘DeArte’, Spanish Gallery Fair (Madrid).
-2003: ‘DeArte’, Spanish Gallery Fair (Madrid), ‘Arboreda’ Gallery in Ferrol (‘Composiciones’ and ‘La figura y su entorno’), Galician Auditorium, Santiago (‘Botella al Agua’) and ‘XX Supermercado del Arte’ (A Coruña).
-2004: ‘Arboreda’ Gallery in Ferrol (‘Arte Primavera’), ‘Toranto’ Gallery (BCN Art Exhibition, Barcelona), ‘Nave Diez’ Gallery (Valencia) and Araguaney Foundation (‘Lembrando a Dalí’, Santiago).

He was awarded the Drawing Prize (children’s category) at the 16th National Art Contest (National Youth Delegation) (1974) and an extraordinary prize in the 17th edition (1975), the second prize at ‘Arte Xoven Galego’ Contest, organised by El Corte Inglés (Vigo, 1989), an acquisition prize at ‘Isaac Díaz Pardo’ Plastic Art First Contest (County Council of A Coruña, 1989) and accesit at the 9th, 10th and 12th editions of ‘Maestro Mateo’ Contest (Caja Sur Casa de Galicia, Cordoba, 2001, 2002 and 2004).
Besides, he was selected at the second edition of the Young Art Contest in Madrid and the 16th exhibition of the Fine Art Academy of Cadiz (1985); at the third edition of the Young Art Contest in Madrid, the sixth edition of ‘Círculo Catalán’ Contest (Madrid), Goya Painting Contest (Madrid), the fourteenth edition of ‘Caja de Ahorros de Madrid’ Contest and the third edition of ‘Concello de Cambre’ Contest (1986); at the seventh edition of ‘Círculo Catalán’ Contest, the fifteenth edition of ‘Caja de Ahorros de Madrid’ Contest, ‘Deporte en el Arte de Castilla la Mancha’ Second Biennial, Guadalajara, the eighteenth exhibition of the Fine Art Academy of Cadiz, the fourth edition of ‘Concello de Cambre’ Contest, ‘Novissimos’ Second Exhibition of the City Council of Ferrol and ‘Pérez Villaamil’ First Drawing Contest (1987); at the first contest of the Fine Art School of Madrid, the twentieth exhibition of the Fine Art Academy of Cadiz, the eighth edition of ‘Círculo Catalán’ Contest, ‘Blanco y Negro’ Tenth Biennial in Madrid and ‘Pérez Villaamil’ Second Drawing Contest, Ferrol (1988); at the ninth edition of ‘Círculo Catalán’ Contest and Araguaney Second Biennial, Santiago (1989); at ‘Blanco y Negro’ Eleventh Biennial, the third contest of the Fine Art School of Madrid and the tenth edition of ‘Círculo Catalán’ Contest (1990); at the fourth contest of the Fine Art School of Madrid and the eleventh edition of ‘Círculo Catalán’ Contest (1991); at ‘Blanco y Negro’ Twelfth Biennial, the twelfth edition of ‘Círculo Catalán’ Contest and Araguaney Third Biennial (1992); at ‘Blanco y Negro’ Thirteenth Biennial, the 32nd edition of ‘Ejército de Madrid’ Painting Contest and ‘Novos Valores’ Contest, Pontevedra (1994); at ‘Isidro Parga Pondal’ First Contest (1996); at ‘Nelson Zúmel’ Second Contest ( 1998); at the seventh and eighth edition of ‘Maestro Mateo’ Contest (Caja Sur - Casa de Galicia, Cordoba) (1999 and 2000); at ‘Eixo Atlántico de Vigo’ Fifth Biennial (2001); at the Sea Painting Prize, Ferrol and the Fourth Autumn Exhibition of the Fine Art Academy, A Coruña (2002); at the eleventh edition of ‘Maestro Mateo’ Contest, Caja Sur - Casa de Galicia, Cordoba (2003) and the fourteenth edition of ‘Villa de Rota’ Plastic Art Prize and the First Painting and Sport Contest of Ferrol Racing Club Foundation (2004).

 Other Interesting Aspects

His work can be found in art collections of the Xunta de Galicia, the County Council of A Coruña and the City Council of Santiago.