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Toño Barreiro

(Zamora-1965)

Toño Barreiro, graduate and doctorate in Fine Arts from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, has been developing, since the mid-eighties, a multidisciplinary work where he questions the limits of the pictorial medium, through play with sculptural elements and the rupture of the traditional painting frame. His latest project presenting at Shiras Galeria focuses on objects and their possible changes, turning the simplest reduction into a range of possible representations through a cemented path towards exploration, leading to a series of flexed, articulated and retractable planes. created between the black, red and white planes.

Toño Barreiro has been awarded various awards and scholarships throughout his career. In the last year, it is worth highlighting his second prize at the II Mª Isabel Comenge Biennial, as well as the second prize ex aequo obtained in the Senyera Prize for Visual Arts 2020. To all this is added his collaboration in multiple investigations and publications. In addition, the artist has had numerous individual and group exhibitions, participating in numerous national and international art fairs, including FIAC, Artissima, MACO, MIART, Art Madrid and ESTAMPA, among many others. Added to all this is the great presence of his work in multiple private and public collections, among which are: the MUSAC, Edinburg College of Art, DKV Art and Health Collection, REPSOL, Global Art Collection, etc. Likewise, it also has various publications made by critics of great prestige such as: David Barro, Rafa Martí, Juan Bautista Pérez Peiró, etc.