DarĆ­o Basso

DarĆ­o Alvarez Basso (Caracas/ Venezuela, 1966) lives and works in Madrid.

1985-86
Studies contemporary art at the CĆ­rculo de Bellas Artes in Madrid. Lessons by: DarĆ­o Villalba, J. Guinovart, Eduardo Arroyo, Guillermo PĆ©rez Villalta, Frederic Amat.

1993
New School of visual arts, New York.

1997-98
Workshops of Contemporary Art at the Centro Galego de Arte Contemporaneo. With: Jannis Kounellis and Tony Cragg.

Grants, prizes and scholarships

1987
Pensionados Scholarship, IX Pontevedra Biennial, Pontevedra (ES).

1988
Prize Muestra de Arte Joven, Madrid (ES).

1989
Santa Lucia Painting Contest, Madrid (ES).
Academia EspaƱola en Roma, Stipendium des Aussenministeriums, Rome (IT).

1991
CitƩ des Artistes, scholarship, Paris (FR).

1992
Fulbright Stipendium, Spanish-North American Committee, New York (USA). 

1994
Ojo CrĆ­tico Awards, Radio Nacional de EspaƱa, Madrid (ES). 

2001
JuliĆ”n Trincado Prize, VII Mostra UniĆ³n Fenosa, A CoruƱa (ES).
Work Acquisition, Generation 2001, Caja Madrid, Madrid (ES).

2002
IV ABC Painting Awards, Madrid (ES).
III International Painting Contest 2002, Royal Premier Hotels, Torremolinos (ES).
II International Contemporary Painting Contest, Wellington Foundation, Madrid (ES).

2003
International Painting Contest, Council of ValdepeƱas (ES).

2004
International Painting Awards of ValdepeƱas, Council of ValdepeƱas (ES).

2006
VI SalĆ³n de Outono de Pintura, Galician Royal Academy of Fine Arts (ES).

2008
1er Premio de Pintura Jesus BƔrcenas, Ayuntamiento de ValdepeƱas (ES).
1er Premio Honda de Pintura Ayuntamiento de La Garriga Barcelona (ES).

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