Personal information

 

Born in 1964 in Brussels, Belgium .

Postgraduate in 2000 by the Escola d’Art d’Olot, he started his artistic career as a sculptor and painter. All his work is tied to the idea of the human being, its future and relation with the environment that surrounds it. Ten years of work as an international agriculture engineer for ONU in diverse developing countries of Africa and America impregnate his artwork with both an overwhelming globality and existentialism.

Nowadays, he lives in Catalonia near Barcelona.

Represented by: Fundació Atrium Artis  /  Miquel Alzueta Gallery / Belgian Gallery / N2 Gallery / En Blanco Gallery (M´


Extract of 2013 - 2018

 

- "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

                  

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

 

Collective paintings and sculptures exhibitions

 

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, Spain.

                           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, Catalonia, Spain.

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.

private collection Pierre Paulin, France

General Foundation for Contemporary Art Council, Fukuoka, Japan

Private Cllection H. Figallo, Miami, USA.

Private Collection B. Morrison, Miami, USA.

Private Collection. Chicago. USA

Private Collection at Bank BBVA - 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

 

2017                                  Jury award at the Festival d'art Contemporain. Citadelle de Namur. Belgian Gallery. 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.

 

Publications

 

- Bibliografie at MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art), New york

-  Catalogue"Territories of oblivion" (96 pag). Art critic M.D. Jiménez-Blanco. Universidad Complutense, Madrid.

- “Gestionar l’atzar”, Eudald Camps, Art Critic, Diari de Girona, desember 2012.

- “roundabout”, front cover of Int’l Sciences Magazine “Molecular Cell”. Cell Press, Novembre2007, Cambridge, USA.

- “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 labiologia”, 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. Planeta DVD.com, Spain.

  - “A-tura-t, mira   imira-t. TV Olot. Interview. Setembre2004, Spain.

  

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.

 

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