Violeta Bernardo Vázquez

Pseudonym: Violeta
Category: Ceramist and sculptor
Birth Date: 7th October 1953
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He studied Teaching and graduated in the Technical School, specialising in ceramics. She attended courses on ceramics, modelling and sculpture in the Galician Crafts and Design Centre (VI International Course on Contemporary Ceramics), Castelo de Soutomaior, Pontevedra. She carried out the following exhibitions:
Individual exhibitions
2004: Espai Cultural Pere Prune, Barcelona.
2002: Sargadelos Gallery, Monforte; ‘Hogar de Santa María’ Chapel, catalogue, Lugo.
1999: Alfonso IX Hotel, Sarria (Lugo).
1998: ‘La Unión’ Cultural Society; Mª Carmen Rodríguez, Sarria.
Collective exhibitions
2003: ‘Uxío Novoneyra’ Cultural Centre, catalogue, Lugo; Cultural Centre, Sarria (Lugo), catalogue; Almirante Gallery, Lugo; Burela Gallery, Burela (Lugo) and Ramón Mª Aller Museum, Lalín (Pontevedra), catalogue.

 Work & Activities

2003: she was selected in the 6th edition of Laxeiro Biennial in Lalín.
2002: first prize in the 7th edition of the Art Contest at Burela Gallery, Burela (Lugo).
2001: first Sculpture prize at the 28th edition of the Galician Art Biennial (Noite Meiga - Sarria (Lugo) and second Sculpture prize at the sixth edition of the Art Contest at Burela Gallery, Burela (Lugo).
2000: finalist of the Fifth Art Contest, Burela Gallery, Burela (Lugo).
1998: finalist of Cidade de Lugo Sculpture Prize.
1997: finalist of Meigas e Trasgos 27th Biennial, Sarria (Lugo) and finalist in the Fifth Union Fenosa Exhibition, A Coruña.
Public work: Juan Mª López Square, Sarria (Lugo); Meigas e Trasgos Contemporary Art Museum, Sarria (Lugo); City Council of Burela, Burela (Lugo) and Galician Crafts and Design Centre (Lugo).

 Other Interesting Aspects

She has been designing, coordinating and making the floral carpets of the Corpus in Sarria since 1996.