José María Lugilde

Pseudonym: Lugi
Category: Painter
Birth Place: Lugo


He studied Drawing and Painting at the Technical School of 'Bolaño Rivadeneira' Foundation (Lugo) and 'Protec' School of Arts in Sâo Paulo (Brazil).

 Work & Activities

He carried out collective exhibitions in Lugo (1966, 1980, 1993, 1994, 1998 and 1999) and Brazil (1969, 1970, 1971, 1974 and 1976). He also carried out individual exhibitions in Brazil (1975, 1976, 1977), Lugo (1978, 1979, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1993), A Coruña (1980, 1994), Santiago (1980, 1985, 1987), Foz (1988, 1991), Madrid, Ourense, Pontevedra, Vigo, Santander, Oviedo, Salamanca, Zamora, Ponferrada, Pontedeume, Monforte de Lemos, A Toxa, Vigo, Viveiro...

 Other Interesting Aspects

He got the following prizes and decorations: silver medal (Salâo de Artes G.M.E.C., Brazil, 1968); gold medal (Salâo de Artes G.M.E.C., Brazil, 1970); bronze medal ('Taubaté' Gallery, Brazil, 1976); honourable medal (I Salâo de Artes Plásticas de Itú, Brazil, 1976) and 'Meigas e Trasgos' Biennial Prize (Sarria, 1980). In 1990 and 1991, he got a subsidy by the 'Consellería de Cultura e Xuventude' (Xunta de Galicia). In 1992, he participated as member of the panel at 'Meigas e Trasgos' Biennial, Sarria. He was invited to the charitable art auction Brazil-USA and was the initiator of the Culture Square in Sâo José. He carried out two exhibitions in the 11 and 13 channels of Sâo Paolo TV. He is a member of the Associations of Plastic Artists of the UNESCO. His works can be found in several museums and private collections in France, Mexico, Brazil, Spain, Argentina and the USA.