Pedro Bueno Salto


Category: Painter
Birth Date: 29th November 1952
Birth Place: A Coruña
Telephone: 981914600 - 981222671
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 Curriculum

He is an autodidact and started his exhibitions in 1978: ‘Hogar Juvenil’, Noia (A Coruña), A Coruña City Council and Nautical Club of Portosín. That same year he was awarded the second prize (Concello de Cambre Painting Contest) with his work ‘Tres versiones para una plancha’. Together with Gancedo, José Luis Vasconcellos, Ramón Manzano, Nito D’avila, Xosé Cobas, etc... In 1984, he founded ‘Desnivel’, carrying out several cultural events all around different Galician cities. In March 1984, he edited the art magazine with the same name of the group, mainly promoted by Francisco Rojas. In 1986, he began to teach Drawing at the Salesiano School in A Coruña. From 1987 to 1989, he collaborated as a drawer in the economy supplement for ‘La Voz de Galicia’. In 1998, he gave conferences about art at Someso Secondary School (A Coruña) and one year later, he was included in ‘Gran Enciclopedia Gallega’. In 2001, he made the poster for ‘La verbena de la paloma’. In 2002, he was included in ‘Diccionario de Pintores y Escultores españoles del siglo XX’. Together with José Luis López Vasconcellos and Folgueira, he founded ‘Mamoa’ in 2003 and was included in ‘Guía de Artistas de Galicia’ (Xunta de Galicia). He also collaborated as a commentator for the art magazine ‘Arte Galicia siglo XXI’ and in 2005, he began to paint ‘Marenostrum’, posters for the facade of the Sea Club in San Amaro.
A Coruña County Council invited him to take part in the ‘I Encuentro con la Pintura’, celebrated at Pazo de Mariñán, where he met artists such as Alfonso Costa, Carpo, Dorda, Babío Sabio, Noemí Otamendi, Jaime Galdeano, Patinha, Manuel Romero, Cobas, Manuel Gandullo... and poets such as Carlos Pereira, Xulio Valcarce and Eva Veiga. In September of that same year, he finished the mural paintings for the Sea Club.

 Work & Activities

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:
1978: Hogar Juvenil, Noia (A Coruña), A Coruña City Council and Nautical of Portosín.
1979: Brétema Gallery (A Coruña) and Tractoría Fratelli (A Coruña).
1980: Lyceum (Ourense), Caixa Galicia (A Coruña) and Club Lar, As Pontes (A Coruña).
1981: Artists Association (A Coruña) and BCI (Lugo).
1982: Sementeira Gallery, Noia (A Coruña).
1983: Tractoría Fratelli (A Coruña).
1985: Bellas Artes Gallery (León).
1986: Artists Association (A Coruña).
1993: Arte Imagen Gallery (A Coruña).
1994: Casino del Atlántico (A Coruña) and Lyceum, Noia (A Coruña).
1995: B.B.V. Vigo (Pontevedra).
1996: Casino del Atlántico (A Coruña) and Casa Charry, Oleiros (A Coruña).
1997: Café de Carlos (A Coruña).
1998: C.M. Gallery, San Amaro (A Coruña) and Obelisco Gallery (A Coruña).
1999: Casa de Galicia, Xunta de Galicia (Madrid), José Lorenzo Gallery (Santiago de Compostela) and Cultural Centre, Ribeira (2000).
2000: Palacio Municipal (A Coruña) and Casino del Atlántico (A Coruña).
2001. Coliseo Noela Gallery, Noia (A Coruña) and Hotel Meliá, María Pita (A Coruña).
2002. ‘Amigos de los Museos de Galicia’, Casa del Libro (Vigo) and La Campana Gallery (Santiago de Compostela).
2005. Casino del Atlántico (A Coruña) and ‘Lucía Torres’ Gallery, Santa Cruz (A Coruña).

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS:
1978: ‘Concello de Cambre’ First Painting Contest (A Coruña) and Adro Gallery.
1980: Mondoñedo City Council (Lugo) and Araguaney Hotel, Santiago (A Coruña).
1982: ‘7º Salón de Arte Celta’, Lorraine (France).
1984: Caixa Galicia (A Coruña) and several exhibitions with ‘Desnivel’.
1985: ‘Homenaxe A Catro Figuras Galegas’, Delegación de Cultura, ‘Desnivel’ and Araguaney Foundation (Santiago Compostela - A Coruña).
1986: Association of Artists (A Coruña) and ‘Concello de Cambre’ Third Painting Contest (A Coruña).
1989: ‘Homenaxe á Maternidade’, Estación Marítima (A Coruña).
1990. Association of Artists (A Coruña) and ‘Concello de Cambre’ Seventh Painting Contest (A Coruña).
1991: ‘Concello de Cambre’ Eight Painting Contest (A Coruña).
1993: Carlos Maside Museum, O Castro, Sada (A Coruña), ‘Isaac Díaz Pardo’ Third Art Contest and Estación Marítima (A Coruña).
1994: ‘Deporte Para Todos’ (Poster Contest), Estación Marítima (A Coruña) and several villages in A Coruña.
1995: Arte Imagen Gallery (A Coruña) and Mª Pita Hotel (A Coruña).
1996: First Autumn Saloon, ‘Nosa Señora do Rosario’ Galician Art Academy, ‘Supermercado del Arte’, Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones (A Coruña), ‘Maestro Mateo’ Painting Contest (Córdoba) and ’Bello Piñeiro’ Painting Contest.
1997: Sporting Club Casino (A Coruña), American Prints, Palacio de Congresos (A Coruña), American Prints (Madrid) and ‘50 pintores Galegos’, Obelisco Gallery.
1998: Nike Association, American Prints (Bilbao), Second Autumn Saloon, ‘Nosa Señora do Rosario’ Galician Art Academy (A Coruña), Obelisco Gallery (A Coruña) and Alameda Gallery (Vigo).
1999: Cruz Roja, ‘Pontevedra con Centroamérica’, Niké Association (A Coruña), Alameda Gallery (Vigo), ‘XX Certamen de Pintura Villa de Olmedo’ (Valladolid) and Cultural Centre, Vite (Santiago de Compostela).
2000: Nike Association, Christmas collective exhibition, Centro Financiero Atlántico and American Prints, Vigo (Pontevedra).
2002: Trebellar Gallery (A Coruña) and ‘La Campana’ Gallery (Santiago de Compostela).
2003: Trebellar Gallery, Plaza de María Pita (A Coruña), ‘Expourense’, Salón Gallego de Gastronomía, ‘Costa da Morte - Horizonte de Vida’, Hostal de los Reyes Católicos (Santiago) and Casino del Atlántico (A Coruña).
2004: Club Financiero Atlántico (A Coruña).
2006: ‘IMMAGINA’ 7th International Art Fair, Reggio Emilia (Italy).

 Other Interesting Aspects

PRIZES:
1980. ‘Cidade de Mondoñedo’ Second Painting Biennial (first prize) and finalist at Araguaney Foundation Art Contest.
1993. Isaac Díaz Pardo Third Contest (acquisition).
1994. Selected work at ‘Deporte para todos’ (Poster Contest), organized by A Coruña County Council.
1996. He was awarded the first prize at Bello Piñeiro Seventh Painting Contest and was selected at the First Autumn Saloon of ‘Nosa Sª do Rosario’ Galician Art Academy. He was selected in Cordoba at ‘Mestre Mateo’ Contest with his work ‘David’.
1998. He participates in the Second Painting Autumn Saloon of ‘Nª Sª do Rosario’ Galician Academy with his work ‘Entre choqueiros y peliqueiros’ (finalist).
1999. ‘Certamen de Pintura Rápida Villa de Olmedo’ (honourable mention).
2002. ‘XX Certamen de Pintura Rápida Cidade de Lugo’ (second prize) and ‘Vila de Cedeira’ Painting Contest (second prize).
Web page: www.pedrobuenosalto.com