Xoan Manuel Guerreiro Vázquez


Pseudonym: Guerreiro
Category: Painter and illustrator
Birth Date: 24th June 1956
Birth Place: Xove (Lugo)
Telephone: 982592874 - 646532684
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 Work & Activities

He took part in many exhibitions. These are some of the most important ones: Presaxio de Ausencias (1999), Galicia e realidade (1996), Pintores galegos na TVG (1998), Ciento y ... postalicas a Federico García Lorca (1998), Realidades (1998), Cercanías (1998), Guieiros (Casa de Galicia, 1998), Imaxes da imaxe (1995), Arte varias, varias artes (1996), Homenaxe a Maruja Mallo (1995), Nove artistas na Madanela (1995), III Encontro de pintores no Barco de Valdeorras (1994), Homenaxe a Elixio, Encontro I y II (1994), XXX artistas galegos (1991), Artistas Plásticos Lucenses (1993) and ALEPH 2 (1997). All these exhibitions were carried out in Lugo, A Coruña, Vigo, Santiago, Pontevedra, Ourense, Madrid, Málaga, Ferrol, Perú, Melilla, Santander, Nueva York,... He also took part in several art shows such as the Atlantic Forum of Contemporary Art and the 21st International Art Show. He has painted a mural for St Bartholomew Church in Xove (Lugo) and another one to pay an homage to Luis Seoane in O Barco de Valdeorras (Ourense).

 Other Interesting Aspects

He was finalist at 'Espasa Calpe' Contest of Story Illustration and got the first prize at 'Lugonova 90' Painting Contest. In 1992, 1993 and 1994, he got a painting scholarship. He made the poster and scenery of the theatre play Blanca Nieves. Su verdadera historia. His biography can be found in the following books: Guerreiro (County Council of Lugo), Enciclopedia Galega, Diccionario de pintores, dibujantes, grabadores y escultores españoles, Galegos, quen é quen na Galicia dos 90, Arte Contemporánea,... He has illustrated the books A fonte da vida longa, Tralas portas do rostro and Ninguén chorou por nós and designed the tittle page of the books: Rosas de luz (Xocaloma) and Agardando que pase algo (Fía na roca).