Manolo González


Born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (1965). He started his studies in Fine Arts (1984) at the Central University of Barcelona, leaving them soon to devote himself to plastic arts in a self-taught way, taking as reference all the great masters of sculpture, from the remote author of the Venus de Willendorf, passing through the classics, even contemporary teachers. He begins to exhibit from an early date, in 1982 at the age of seventeen. With “Hedone”, the first work made of metal mesh, which took place at the CIC (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, 1995) and at the Guimerá Space (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 1996), it is consolidated in the local sculptural panorama of Canary Islands. In 1998 he made the first exhibition with professional gallery, Saro León, with which he maintains professional Hes. With this gallery he has exhibited at international events such as ARCO Madrid, VII Biennial of Havana 2000, at the MACO, Museum of Contemporary Art of Oaxaca (Mexico) 2004, Art Basel Miami Beach 2007 (USA), ARTMadrid 2011, JustMadrid 2012, KIAF 2012 Seoul and in association with Bom Gallery of Seoul, Korea. It has works in the public collections, of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Maphre-Guanarteme Foundation (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria), CAAM, Leganés Sculpture Museum (Madrid), Royal Canarian Academy of Fine Arts, and private collection in Spain, Mexico, Korea, and considerable number of works public in different municipalities of the island of Gran Canaria, Tenerife, Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), and a large number of works in private collections.