Fernando Maquieira

Ciudad Real, Spain, 1966

His first contact with photography is at age 15 when he starts working as an apprentice-assistant in the studio of Fernando Gordillo, a photographer who belongs to the "School of Madrid" movement.

1992-96, works in the graphic design studio Zen Visual Communication directed by Manuel López Parras and Francisco Udina.

1997, he began to work as a freelance combining photography with graphic design.

February 2001 to date, directs the digital set of Cromotex, a prepress company located at the forefront of research and development of new digital processes, which is allowing it to investigate and deepen the techniques of digital and mixed photography.

Individual exhibitions: 2007 Caja de Burgos Art Center (CAB), Burgos. A selection of the works of the last 5 years curated by Emilio Navarro, director of the center. 2007 "Ánima", Fotoencuentros’07, Murcia. 2006 "Ánima", Casa de Velázquez, Madrid. 2005 "About the Alhambra", Palace of the Counts of Gabia, in collaboration with the José Guerrero center and the Board of the Alhambra and Generalife. Pomegranate. 2005 Photographer selected to exhibit the series "on the Alhambra" at the VIII Edition of the International Biennial of Photography Fotonoviembre 2005, Tenerife. 2004 "Mexique anonyme", the Maison de l´Amérique Latine, Brussels. 2004 "Hidden Mexico" Photomuseum, Zarautz. 2003 "Hidden Mexico" House of Culture of Las Rozas, Madrid. 2003 The Showcase of San Pedro, Madrid. Dissemination on the website www.elescaparatedesanpedro.com. Publications: 2008 "Patagonian Scenarios" T.F editors 2007 Catalog of the exhibition at the Caja de Burgos Art Center (CAB), Burgos. 2007 Catalog of the seventh edition of Fotoencuentros, Ánima collection. Cover and image of the festival. 2007 Catalog "Ruta 40", FotoPress Scholarship 07. La Caixa Foundation 2006 History of the railway, Northern Iron Roads. High speed chapter. The north of Castilla. 2006 Madrid witness, Hon. City of Madrid. 2005 "On the Alhambra", Diputación de Granada and Patronato de la Alhambra and Generalife. 2005 "From Brussels to Rotterdam". Author's book Limited edition of three copies. 2004 "Mexique anonyme", catalog of the exhibition. 2004 Urban Gallery, EntreFotos collection, Blur Ediciones. 2003 Veintedías (Mexico), fourth issue of the “Arte Sobre Papel” collection, curated by Rafael Doctor, AULA-Coydis Publishing House. Scholarships and photographic awards: 2008/09 MAEC Scholarship at the Academy of Spain in Rome for the development of the Fe project. 2007 Second prize www.notodofotofest.com with the "Ánima" 2006 Prize FotoPress 07 grant from the La Caixa Foundation to continue with the Ruta40 project in Argentina. 2006 Scholarship of the House of Velázquez. Ministry of Culture of the French Republic for the development of the Ánima project. 2002 First prize in the PHotoMaratón, PHotoEspaña 2002. 2002 Third prize of the EPSON Digital Image contest, Spanish Royal Photographic Society, Madrid. 2002 Second prize of the photography contest on popular culture, National Museum of Anthropology, for a work on the lives of workers during the uncorking in the Parque de los Alcornocales (Cádiz). Group exhibitions: 2008 biennial "Valencia photographic 08" promoted by MuVIM. Visions of Mexico. 21 photographers 2008 Animals and nature Curated by the Bank Degroof Foundation at the Château de Bousval, Belgium. 2008 Ruta 40 FotoPress 07 itinerant through the art centers of the La Caixa Foundation in Spain. 2008 PHotoEspaña. Collection of the Caja de Burgos Art Center. Prize Circus, Madrid. 2007 Ruta 40, FotoPress 07 Caixa Forum, Barcelona. La Caixa Foundation 2007 Luz Día Collection, Anymus Gallery, Madrid. 2006 Poems photographed, Casa de América, Madrid. 2006 Only Rollei, Nadir Gallery, Madrid and Valencia. 2005 Urbana, Depósito 14 Gallery, Madrid, curated by Mauricio d´Ors. 2005 Street photographs, Marita Segovia Gallery, Madrid. 2005 From Brussels to Rotterdam, VI Edition of EntreFotos, Madrid. 2004 "Intimate Brazil, V Edition of EntreFotos, Madrid. 2003 Street Art with the Urban Gallery collection, II Festival Edition Madrid. 2003 Guest artist, IV Edition of EntreFotos, Madrid. 2002 Moments in the life of man, private collection of Fernando Gordillo , International Biennial of Córdoba, 2001 Phototype, Cromotex, Madrid Cover photo of the catalog Work in collections: National Museum of Anthropology, Madrid Museum of the Alhambra and Generalife, Granada Caja de Burgos Art Center (CAB) Photomuseum , Zarautz, Tenerife Island Photography Center, Antonio P. Martin Collection, Gran Canaria, Cromotex Collection, Madrid.

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