vb Tintoré Manu

vb Tintoré Manu

1964

Born in 1964 in Brussels.
In 2000, he graduated from the Olot School of Fine Arts and began his artistic career as a sculptor and painter.
His work focuses on the human being, his future and his interaction with the environment that surrounds him.
His 10 years of work as an agricultural engineer in various developing countries in Africa and America imbues his work with an overwhelming globality and existentialism.
Currently in Catalonia.

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Extract of 2013 - 2021

- “nude skin” solo exhibition at Pigment Gallery, Barcelona, march 2021
- “nudo orgánico” Collective exhibition at BAT Gallery,Madrid, january 2021
- “Dualidades” Collective exhibition at Pigment Gallery, Barcelona, january 2021
- “23 espines” Instagram Project: Picture “ecografia d’una espina” with Poeltry by Jaume Geli.
- Art projection at the Barcelona Hospital Building - Pigment Gallery
- The Fundació Privada Vila Casas acquires 3 artworks for its Museum- Can Framis - Barcelona
- Duo exhibition - Delen Private Bank and Belgian Gallery - Liège. Belgium
-“Petite nature, una aproximació al detallisme de Joaquim Vayreda”. solo exhibition at Valvi Fondation. Girona
- Amazonia Smart - Biomimisis International Simposium coolaboration. Bolivia
- “les poches pleines de terre, le ciel dans le regard” Joan Miró and Manu vb Tintoré exhibition and catalogue. L’ARC scéne nationale Le Creusot, France (see catalogue) (see carton invitation)
- "Petite Nature" solo exhibition at Belgian Gallery and La Citadelle - Belgium
- Enclos, cet horizon qui nous poursuit, Curatorial project, with Jean François Jans, Tourinnes la Grosse, 53è Fêtes de la St Martin. Belgium. Invited artists: Christophe Terlinden, Karine Marenne & Messieurs Delmotte, Aljosha, Dries Meddens,Philippe Herbet, Patricia Martin, Joëlle Verstraeten. Writer: Eric Brücher (see video)
- "Petite Nature" solo exhibition at N2 Gallery - Barcelona
- "忘却の領土", Art Pro Gala Galeria - Fukuoka, Japan
- Public sculpture "inner fontaine" for Sales de Llierca Hall. Spain
- Jury award at the Festival d'art Contemporain. Citadelle de Namur. Belgian Gallery. Belgium
- Exhibition at Château de la Hulpe. Belgian Gallery. Belgium
- catalogue incorporate at MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art - New York)
- Exhibition of Finalists and Honourable Mention at Torres Garcia Painting Prize. Mataró.
- Exhibition of finalist at A-FAD Prize, Barcelona
- "selection of paintings". Can Ginebreda. Porqueres.
- Several International Fine Art Fairs - Belgium, Germany, Spain, France and USA.
- Catalogue"Territories of oblivion" (96 pag). Art critic M.D. Jiménez-Blanco. Universidad Complutense, Madrid.
- "Territories of oblivion" at Caixa Terrassa Fondation. Terrassa (see video)
- "Frotis" at Gallery Michael Dunev Art Projects. Torroella de Montgrí (see catalogue)
- “Anchors to the earth” – Sculpture for the Celler de Can Roca – Mas Marroch (World First Restaurant 2013-2015) (see video)
- Collective exhibition “I’ll tell you what I dreamt” – Fundació Atrium Artis. Salt, Girona, Spain.
- Collective exhibition – Hélène Sion Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.
- Selection of artworks – Zedes Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.
- First Prize, XIV BBVA Ricard Camí Painting Prize, Barcelona, Spain.
- “En peu de pau”, La Garrotxa Museum, Olot, Sapin.
- Individual exhibition “Territories of oblivion” , paintings and sculptures, Brussel, Belgium.
- Collective exhibition of the finalists of the XIV BBVA Ricard Camí painting prize, Terrassa, Spain.
- Double exhibition “Anchors to the earth” – Leticia, Colombia.
- Individual exhibition “Anchors to the earth”- Museum of La Garrotxa, Olot, Spain.
- Collective exhibition of the finalists of the Contemporary Painting Prize – Fundació Vila Casas, Barcelona, Spain.
- 6th finalist of the Florenze- Shangai International Painting Art Prize 2013.
- Finalist of the Contemporary Painting Prize, Fundació Vila Casas. Barcelona
- Finalist of the Biennal of Contemporary Art of Girona, Spain.
- Sculptural project for the “Interpretation Center for the Amazon Indigenous Cultures", Foundation Heidehof Stinftung and AMASSUNU. (see video)

Individual Exhibitions – Painting and sculpture
2021 - “Pell nua” at Pigment Gallery. Barcelona.
2019 “Petite nature, una aproximació al detallisme de Joaquim Vayreda”. solo exhibition at Valvi Fondation.
Girona
“les poches pleines de terre, le ciel dans le regard” Joan Miró and Manu vb Tintoré exhibition and
catalogue. L’ARC scéne nationale Le Creusot, France.
2018 “Petite Nature - Recents works” - at Belgian Gallery and Citadelle de Namur, Belgium
"champs ouverts" and "Atmospheric land" at Tourinnes la Grosse, 53è Fêtes de la St Martin. Belgium
"Petite Nature" solo exhibition at N2 Gallery - Barcelona
"忘却の領土 - selection of paintures" - Art Pro GALA Gallery, Fukuoka - JAPAN
2017 "selection of paintures". Can Ginebreda. Porqueres.
2016 "Territories of oblivion" at Caixa Terrassa Fondation. Terrassa
2016 "Frotis" at Michael dunev Art Projects. Torroella de Montgrí
2015 “Territories of oblivion”, painting and sculpture, Brussels, Belgium.“Anchors to the earth” - Leticia,
Colombia.
2013 “Anchors to the earth” - Museum of La Garrotxa, Olot, Spain.
2012 “Anchors to the earth”- Fundació Atrium Artis, Salt, Girona, Spain.
Selection of artworks 2002-2012 Capella Santa Anna, Argelaguer, Spain.
2008-09 “Pneuma” Fundació Vila Casas, Palau Solterrra, Torroella de Montgrí, Spain.
2006 “Habemus pupa”. Fundació Caixa Terrassa, Terrassa, Spain.
2005 Exhibition of sculptures and fotos, Belgium.
2004 “Selection of artworks”, Centre Diagonal Mar, Barcelona, Spain.
“A-tura-T”, Institut de cultura, Olot, Spain.
“Structure nº4, For peace, not for war”, Principal Theatre of Olot, Spain.
2003 "Estructuras transitorias.org" Art Museum of Girona, Catalonia, Spain. (see video)
"Puntos suspensivos", Catalan Studies Center (Sorbonne), Paris, France.
2001 " in-monde", Castagnary Gallery, Paris, France.
" in-monde", S. Dierckx Architecture's Bureau, Belgium.

International Art Fairs

2017
BELGIUM Eurantica (Brussels, Namur)
FRANCE Art Elyssée, Paris , ST-ART European Art Fair, Strasbourg
USA Context Art Fair - Miami
SWITZERLAND WOPART Lugano
GERMANY Affordable Art Fair Hamburg
SPAIN Almodena Fair Madrid
2018
USA AL ART SHOW (Venice, California), Art on Paper (New York city)
FRANCE Art Paris (au Grand palais), Lylle Art Fair
SPAIN Arte Madrid, Feria de ALMONEDA (Madrid)
HOLLAND Kunst Rai Art ,Amsterdam
ZWITZERLAND Frame Art Basel
AUSTRIA Art Bodensee
FRANCE Art Elyssée, Paris
COREA Kiaf Art Seoul
2019
GRAN BRITAIN Draw Art London (Saatchi Gallery)
AUSTRIA Art Bodensee
TURKEY IC contemparary Istanbul
KOREA KIAF Art Seoul
MADRID ESTAMPA Feria de Arte
2020
USA AL ART SHOW , ART ON PAPER - New York city
2021
MADRID ESTAMPA Feria de Arte
SUD KOREA KIAF Art fair
BELGIUM Art Antwerp by Art Brussels
LUXEMBOURG LUXEMBOURG Art Week
Collective paintings and sculptures exhibitions

2021 “UNSEEN” Maurice Verbaet Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
“Paris - Barcelona, hsitoria de una galeria” - Pigment Gallery Paris
“EMPORDONESES; UN EXTRANY EN EL SEU HABITAT”. Museu de l’Emporda- l’Escorxador. Figueres
“DUALIDADES” Artist from Pigment Gallery. Barcelona
“BRIN D’HERBE” Works from Manu vb Tintoré and Pierre Alechinsky, Christian Dotremont, Denmark,
Jan Fabre, René Guiette, Lukasz, Pol Mara, Michaël Matthys, Guy Peellaert, Jan Saverys, Tapta, Etienne Van
Doorslaer, Victor Servranckx, André Willequet. Maurice Verbaet Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
2020 “quelque part entre deux lignes” J. Martoranno R.M. de Lucas and M. Tintoré - Belgian Gallery, Namur
2019 Denis Meyers and Manu vb Tintoré at Delen Private Bank and Belgian Gallery. Liège - Belgium
2018 "work in progress", Atrium Artis Fondation, Girona
“Enclos, cet horizon qui nous poursuit” , Tourinnes la Grosse, Belgium
2017 Festival d'Art Contemporain, Citadelle de Namur - Belgium
Exhibition at A-FAD Prize finalists . Edifici D-HUB Barcelona
Exhibition at Torres García Prize Finalists. Mataró
Palau de Casavell, Corçà. Empordà
White Summer 2017- Pals. Empordà
Exhibition at Château de la Hulpe - Belgian Gallery. Belgium
2016 "Redux". Xavier Escribá, Jordi Martorano and Manu vb Tintoré exhibition at Michael Dunev Art Projects.
Torroella de Montgri.
2015 Exhibition of the finalists XIV BBVA Ricard Camí painting prize, Terrassa,
Hélène Sion Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.
Zedes Gallery, Brussels, Belgium.
2014 “En peu de Pau”, La Garrotxa Museum, room 15, Olot, Spain.
2013 Exhibition of the finalists of the Contemporary painting prize of the Vila Casas Foundation, Barcelona,
Contemporary art Biennial of Girona, Spain.
“Estructures transitories”, Politechnique School – University of Girona, Spain.
2012 “Art for Etiopia” at the Cultural House of Girona, Spain.
2010 “autoretrats”. NO+ART3.14 Art Gallery, Girona, Spain
2008 “Laberints”. NO+ART3.14 Art Gallery, Girona. Spain
2007 “De porta a porta”. NO+ART3.14 Art Gallery, Girona. Spain
2006 “Dreamt architecture”. NO+ART3.14 Art Gallery, Girona. Spain
2005 Exhibition of the finalists of the Contemporary sculpture prize of the Vila Casas
Foundation,
2004 Exhibition of sculptures, Headquarters of UGT, Barcelona, Spain.
2002 "Sensacions, sentits, sentiments". Fons d'Art Gallery, Olot, Spain.
Sculptures exhibitions. Léonardo Gallery, Paris, France.
2000 4th French-Catalan Art Biennial, St. Joan les Fonts, Spain.
1999 "Quatre de I 'Eix". Traveling exhibition Olot, Vic, Tarrega and Perpignan.
1998 Small format sculptures exhibition. San José, Costa Rica.
1997 Sculptures exhibition, Ethnological Museum of Limón, Costa Rica.

Private and Public collections

His works are in Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, Mexico, Costa Rica, Colombia, Brazil, Australia, Japan and the USA.
Collection of the National Archives, The White House, Washington, the USA.
Vila Casas Fondation for Can Framis Museum, Barcelona
Private collection Pierre Paulin, France
General Foundation for Contemporary Art Council, Fukuoka, Japan
Private Collection H. Figallo, Miami, USA.
Private Collection B. Morrison, Miami, USA.
Private Collection. Chicago. USA
Private Collection at Bank BBVA - Catalonia.
Private collection Valvi Fondation, Catalonia
Private collection Alexia Bertand, Belgium
Private collection Farrow, Melbourne, Australia.
Private collection Sebastiao Aires de Abreu, Brazil.
Collection Cultural House of the Deputation of Girona, Spain.
Private collection UGT, Catalonia, Spain.
Private collection Caixa Terrassa Foundation, Catalonia, Spain.
Private collection van der Borght, Waterloo, Belgium.
Private collection Roth, Dusseldorf, Germany.
Private collection Meeùs Foundation, Belgium.
Private collection Niesten, Tourinnes la Grosse, Belgium.
Private collection Houtin, La Celles les Bordes, France.

Public and corporative commissions

2017 Public sculpture "inner fontaine" for Sales de llierca Hall. Spain
Music CD Cover design "inners landscapes" . Dani Jane. Spain
Book cover graphic design « perles noirs ». Margot Vanbert. Edit. Les 3 lezards. Paris- France
Logo desing for Fundació Planeta Biomimético. Colombia.
2016 PhD cover "Probing biological interactions one molecule at time" - Ineke Brouwer. Universitat
Amsterdam
2016 Book cover graphic design « contes erotiques » and "Lucia". Margot Vanbert. Edit. Les 3 lezards. Paris-
France
2015 “Anchors to the earth” – sculpture for the “Celler de Can Roca”, Mas Marroch Gardens, World best
restaurant 2013-2015, Girona, Spain.
2014 Book cover graphic design “Círculo visioso” , "contes erotiques" and "Lucia parchemin". Margot María
Vanbert. France.
2014 Sculptural project for the “Centre d'Interpretació de les Cultures Indigènes Amazòniques,
Departament de l'Amazones, Found. Heidehof Stinftung, AMASSUNU and Gobernación del
Departamento del Amazonas.Colombia.
2014 Book cover graphic design ”Nouvelles du front” Margot Vanbert. Edit.ACCOR-UNESCO, France.
2012-13 Sculpture for the Architectural Prize “The Blue House”. Future Generations Foundation, Belgium.
2012 Graphic design for the poetry book “Vitrail de plomb”. Margot Vanbert, France
2011 Creation of the corporative image of the enterprise “Sortim”, Spain.
2010-11 Book cover graphic design of the publications for “les 3 lézards” Association, Paris, France.
2009 Book cover graphic design “Abuelita”, Margot Vanbert. Edit. Baudelaire, France
2007 “Roundabout” - Cover sheet painting for Molecular Cell Magazine. Cell Press, Cambridge. USA
2006-2008 “Life suite nº1”- Preliminary art projectforthe University of Louvain. Belgium
2004 Hielos Torné y Cia SL, Barcelona, Spain.
Vanhamand Cy, Lawyers Chamber, Belgium.
2003 “ Mille Alliance” management audit Company, Paris, France.
Sébastien Dierckx Architecture Studio, Belgium
2000 Serial sculpture for the Catalan Government, Department of Education, Catalonia, Spain.
1998 Nativity sculpture for the city of Tordera, Catalonia, Spain.

Prizes and competitions
2018 Second finalist at Vila Casas Foundation Contemporary sculpture Prize, Barcelona, Spain
2017 Jury Prize at the Festival d'art Contemporain. Citadelle de Namur. Belgium
Honourable Mention at Torres Garcia Painting Prize. Mataró.
Finalist at A-FAD Prize, Barcelona
2015 First Prize of XIV BBVA Ricard Camí painting prize, Spain
2013 Finalist at Vila Casas Foundation Contemporary painting prize, Barcelona, Spain.
6th finalist of Florenza-Shangai International Painting Art Prize
Finalist of the Contemporary art Biennial of Girona, Spain
2006 First Prize of the UGT Sculpture Prize. Catalan Countries. Spain
2004 Second prize of the UGT Sculpture Prize. Catalan Countries. Spain
2000 First prize of the Ice Sculpture Competition of the School of Architecture. International
University of Catalonia, Barcelona, Spain.
1999 First prize "Cristal d'Or de les Neus". Snow sculptures Andorra.
1999 Selected to represent the Premis Nacionals de I 'Ensenyament de les Arts, Catalonia, Spain.
1998 Win the competition to represent Costa Rica in the II InternationalMonumental Sculpture
Symposium, Targua group, Costa Rica.

Education

1998-- 2002 Title of Superior Technician in Fine Arts and Design. Art School of Olot, Major in sculpture.
Catalonia, Spain.
1998 Collaborates with the Belgian sculptor Léon de Pas for the "Wallon cock", emblem of the
Wallon town halls. Belgium.
1997 Sculpture classes in the Fine Art Department of the University of Costa Rica, Costa Rica.
1982 - 1987 Agronomist Engineer from the University of Louvain la Neuve. Belgium.

Publications, selected articles, reviews and interviews (clic on to see more)
- Interview to Manu vb Tintoré about exhibition “les poches pleines de terre, le ciel dans le regard”
 Joan Miró and Manu vb Tintoré catalogue “les poches pleines de terre, le ciel dans le regard” (87 pag.).
Curator: Laure Goedert and Art critic M.D. Jiménez-Blanco. Universidad Complutense, Madrid. L’ARC scéne nationale le Creusot. france 2019
- ARTE, CULTURA Y BIOMIMESIS, “rio abajo, rio arriba”. publicaciones del Congreso Internacional de Biomimesis.
- Bibliografie incorporate at MET (Metropolitan Musseum of Nova York) found.
- First Prize of XIV BBVA Ricard Camí painting prize catalogue, 2015
- Catalogue"Territories of oblivion" (96 pag). Art critic M.D. Jiménez-Blanco. Universidad Complutense, Madrid.
- “Anchors to the earth” – sculpture for the “Celler de Can Roca”, Mas Marroch Gardens" at Smartbuilding.city revue. 2015,
- “Gestionar l’atzar”, Eudald Camps, Art Critic, Diari de Girona, desember 2012.
- -"territories of oblivion" - Diari de terrassa, divendres 23 de setembe 2016
- "frotis" at Michael Dunev Art Projects. August 2016
- " The poetic topography of Manu vb Tintoré" by Eudald Camps - Diari de Girona, Nov 2012.
- “àncores a la terra". TV Olot. Interview. Setembre 2013, Spain.
- “roundabout”, front cover of Int’l Sciences Magazine “Molecular Cell”. Cell Press,Novembre 2007, Cambridge, USA.
- “Habemus pupa”. Fundació Caixa Terrassa, Diari de terrassa, 2016
- “La maison coquillage”, Ida Jacobs. Architecture and art magazine “Villa”, nº 67, 1st sem. 2004. Ed. EDER s.a. Belgium.
- “Manu Tintoré, recerca plàstica i inquietud vital”, Mirella Guillaumes. Bon Art, nº49, nov. 2003, Spain.
- “Estructures transitòries.org, escultures Manu VB Tintoré”, Laia Rocamora. Papers d’art, nº 85, 2n trim. 2003. Spain.
- “Capricis de la biologia”, Eudald Camps. Newspapers Art Supplement, Diari de Girona, 24 oct. 2003, Spain.
- “Escultura – Manu vb Tintoré”. Newspapers social and cultural supplement, DVD, nº 5. Ed. PlanetaDVD.com, Spain.
- “A-tura-t, mira imira-t. TV Olot. Interview. Setembre 2004, Spain.
- "Transitory structures" at Art Museum of Girona. Video of exhibition. 2003
- "Manu vb Tintoré" Workshop interview. 2003

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