Xosé Carlos Valle Pérez

Pseudonym: Valle
Category: Researcher and writer
Birth Date: 25th November 1953
Birth Place: Pontevedra

-Doctor's degree in Art History. -Director of Pontevedra's Museum. -Director of the 'Archaeological and artistic catalogue in Galicia' ('Pedro Barrié de la Maza' Foundation). -Director of Rosalía de Castro's house-museum in Padrón. -Member of the 'Museo do Pobo Galego' Foundation, the Galician Centre of Contemporary Art and the National Archaeological Museum. -President of the Spanish Confederation of Centres for Local Studies. -Member of the Galician Academy of Fine Arts 'Nuestra Señora del Rosario'. -Correspondent of the Academy of History, 'San Fernando' Fine Arts and National Academy of Fine Arts in Portugal. -President of the Choral Society of Pontevedra. -Member of the panel for the Journalism Prize 'Julio Camba'.

 Work & Activities

He was commissioner of the following exhibitions: -'Santiago de Compostela: 1000 anos de Peregrinación europea', celebrated in Gante - Belgium, within the framework of Europalia-85. -'O Pórtico da Gloria e o seu tempo'. Santiago, 1988. -'Galicia no Tempo', Santiago, 1991. -'Imaxes da Arte en Galicia', Lisbon, 1991. -Biennial of Arts in Pontevedra (editions 1992, 1994, 1996 and 1998). -'O camiño de Santiago desde o aire', A Coruña, 1993. -'Do Tardogótico ó Manierismo: As relacións artísticas entre Galicia e Portugal', A Coruña, 1995. -'Arturo Souto', A Coruña, 1997. -'Arte de Císter en Portugal e Galicia', Lisbon, 1998 - A Coruña, 1999.

 Other Interesting Aspects

He is a member of several scientific institutions such as 'Padre Sarmiento' Institute of Galician Studies, Centre Européen de Recherches sur les Congrégations et Ordres Religieux (CERCOR), Centre of Jacobean Studies and Galaico-Minhoto Cultural Institute. He gave many lectures both in Spain and abroad and took part in many publications about themes of his speciality.