Venancio Martin GonzalezBack to artists
Venancio Martin Gonzalez studied Art and History of Arts at the University of Salamanca and the private Academy of Cibeles in Spain. He is trained as a stone mason and sculptor as well as Photography and Media design.
Vanancio started his artistic career in 1996 as a stone mason and sculptor in Salamanca where he worked on the restoration of the new cathedral in Salamanca - Catedral nueva de Santa Maria del Asedio, located in old town Salamanca, the cathedral is part of the Unesco World Heritage site.
In the following years after this early work he began teaching sculpture in Vallamayor and Salamanca while also exhibiting his Artwork and undertook several commissions also.
In 2007 he moved to the German capital Berlin as a new inspiration and fresh innovation in order to grow further. In this new phase he turned to drawing and painting as his main focus, using Acrylic as the paint medium as well as mixed media large formats. He was involved in 10 exhibitions and Art Fairs in Berlin and other German cities, please see the time line below.
Venancio now lives in Yangon, Myanmar caring for his daughter Olivia and also expanded his Art direction into Photography capturing the beautiful landscape and light he feels is very special in Myanmar.
2005 Workshop: Video-Art, VII Symposium „Audio-Visual Art in Europe“,University of Salamanca.
2004 Sculpturing Seminar, University of Salamanca
2001- 2005 Art history, University of Salamanca
1997- 2003 Private Academy of Arts, Cibeles - Salamanca
1995 -1997 Photo Design And Media Design, F.O.R.E.N C.y.L - Salamanca
1993 -1996 Training in Stone Masonry, Escuela Taller „San Vicente“ - Salamanca
2003 - 2006 Teacher for Sculpturing for the Cities of Villamayor and Salamanca
1998 – 2005 Commissioned Works – Design and Realization of Stone Works: Bar “La Rana”, Bar "Casa Paco”, Bar "Aire Libre“
1998 Restoration – New Cathedral of Salamanca (Catedral Nueva de Santa María del Asedio)
1996 -1999 Freelance Stone Mason, Salamanca
2020 Paintings - Exhibition of Residential Artists of the Atelierhof in Kreuzberg, Berlin
2019 Paintings - Exhibition of Residential Artists of the Atelierhof in Kreuzberg, Berlin
2017 Photografie - Stranger “ Kunst in Kreuzberg „ Berlin
2017 Photografie - Monday Art Salon „Kunst in Kreuzberg“ Berlin
2016 Photografie - Stranger „ Yangon Galerie“ Yangon (Myanmar)
2015 Photografie -Inya Lake „ Yangon Galerie“ Yangon ( Myanmar)
2013 Paintings - Art Fair „KUBOSHOW“, Herne
2013 Painting – “Macht Kunst” Deutsche Bank Art Hall (formerly Deutsche Guggenheim), Berlin
2012 Paintings - The Great Heisenberg, Berlin
2012 Paintings - 48 Hours Neukölln, „Paradies“, Berlin
2011 Paintings - Gallery and Café Cosisuca, Berlin - Germany
2011 Paintings - Exhibition of Residential Artists of the Atelierhof in Kreuzberg, Berlin
2011 Paintings - 48 Hours Neukölln, „Luxury“ , Berlin
2011 Paintings - The Great Heisenberg, Berlin
2011 Paintings - Gallery Sepalika, Klein Breese
2010 Paintings and Drawings - Exhibition “Limbus Europae”, Berlin
1998 Sculptures - Gallery Bar La Rana, Salamanca
1996 Gothic Sculptures - Gallery Unamuno, La Plaza de la Fuente, Salamanca