Xosé Artiaga Barreira


Pseudonym: Xosé Artiaga
Category: Painter
Birth Date: 10th July 1955
Birth Place: Mondoñedo (Lugo)
Telephone: 606000700
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   Cultura
 Curriculum

He teaches Plastic Art at the Secondary School of Iturralde (Madrid). He collaborated with articles and illustrations in several newspapers such as ‘Diario 16’, ‘El Progreso’, ‘Faro de Vigo’, ‘El Correo Gallego’, ‘Galicia Terra Única’, ‘Monfadal’... and made illustrations for poetry books.

 Work & Activities

-1986: ‘Sargadelos’ Gallery (Santiago de Compostela); ‘1990’, itinerant; ‘Galicia: chove sobre mollado’, Palacio Magdalena (Santander) and ‘Dezasete Pintores de Lugo’, itinerant, Buenos Aires (Argentina).
-1987: Casa da Parra (Santiago); ‘Durán Loriga’ Gallery (A Coruña) and 9th National Art Biennial (Pontevedra).
-1988: ‘Columela’ Gallery (Madrid).
-1989: ‘Revisión dunha década 1978/1988’ (Santiago de Compostela), itinerant.
-1990: ‘Emilio Navarro’ (Madrid); Second Cultural Biennial, La Rioja (acquisition of work) (Logroño); ‘En la arena’, Galería ‘Emilio Navarro’ (Madrid) and ‘IV Premios Constitución de Pintura’ (acquisition of work).
-1991: ‘Cuarenta grados a la sombra’, ‘Emilio Navarro’ Gallery (Madrid) and ‘XI Salón de los 16’, Palacio Velázquez, Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (Madrid).
-1992: ‘Delpasaje’ Gallery (Valladolid); ‘XI ARCO’, ‘Emilio Navarro’ Gallery (Madrid); EXPO-92, Galician Pavillion (Sevilla); ‘Chicago International Art Exposition’, ‘Emilio Navarro’ Gallery (USA); ‘Art 23' 92’, ‘Emilio Navarro’ Gallery (Basel) and ‘Créations 92 – Espagne’, Maison des Arts Georges Pompidou, Cajarc (France).
-1993: XII ARCO, ‘Emilio Navarro’ Gallery (Madrid); ‘Trazos e camiños’, itinerant and third edition of ‘Ciudad de Alcorcón’ National Contest (acquisition of work).
-1994: ‘Ultreia’, itinerant.
-1996: ‘Mondoñedo: máis preto’, itinerant.
-1997: ‘Galicia 1900-1990’, Hospital da Caridade (Ferrol); ‘Galicia hoy’, Barrié de la Maza Foundation (A Coruña) and Galicia exterior’, Estación Marítima (Vigo).
-2000: ‘Bacelos’ Gallery (Vigo) and ‘Novas adquisicións CGAC’ (Santiago de Compostela).
-2002: ‘Trans’, Lugo’s Museum.
-2003: ‘Marea negra’, itinerant.
-2004: ‘Ars Moenia’, itinerant and ‘Excéntrico’, Lugo’s Museum.

 Other Interesting Aspects

Part of his work can be found in the City Council of Mondoñedo, Xunta de Galicia Collection, Cultural Rioja (Logroño), ‘Banco de España’ Collection (Madrid), Junta de Extremadura Collection, ‘Comisionado del V Centenario de Galicia’ Collection, Comunidad de Madrid, City Council of Alcorcón and Contemporary Art Galician Centre (CGAC) (Santiago de Compostela).
Besides, he made mural paintings for the Xunta de Galicia in public buildings of Lugo, Viveiro and Xermade.