RESUME


Juanjo Novella 

Basque Country 1961

Autodidact.

Cultivated painting, sculpture, mural painting and various models of performance in public spaces.

Collaborating campaigns for the improvement of the urban landscape such as:

- beautiful Posat Barcelona Ajuntament de Barcelona

- street art Bilbao City Council

- On the improvement of the urban landscape Vitoria.

Creator of the campaign polita ipiñi Zaitez Eibar in Eibar Gipuzkoa

Chairman of NOVELLA ART CENTER (1994 - 2012) Director from 1994 to 2001

Director of Felix Alsina Bosc, Espai per la non-violence, a forest of sculptures now in the process of working. 

AWARDS

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-Numerous awards in competitions of painting outdoors as a young professional. (25 prizes)

- 1st prize Ertibil 83.

- 1st National Award and project ideas for a mural at Iurreta (Vizcaya)

- 1st. prize in III national painting contest, Santurce.

- 1st. prize ABANTO and CIERBANA painting. 1987 

- Contest Winner in Painting III Sestao.

- selected Sculpture 1st Bizkaiko ARTEA 88.

- 1st prize Red Cross  for painting 88. (State level)

- project awarded in the campaign "street art" 1989.

- Selected for the exhibition of contemporary art "GETXO ART 89."

- It is part of the selection of 12 artists to represent the Basque Country in Osaka (Japan).

- 1 st prize in the competition logo for the Commonwealth of Txorierri.

- 1 st Selected in engraving GURE ARTEA 93.

- 1st. prize Restricted competition  for mural projects Sondika

- 1st. prize competition of ideas and projects in Munguia.

- 1st. prize competition  pediment projects Fronton of Zamudio.

- 1st. prize Restricted competition  for sculpture in Iurreta.

- 1st. Award of the VIII International Art Biennial Etxano AMOREBIETA

- 1st. prize Tourism Award logo contest for Santurtzi

-  selected in IV International Biennial of Alcorcón. Madrid.

- 1st. prize  Restricted competition  for sculpture in Sant Llorenç d'Hortons 2006

-1st prize in competition of public sculpture in Vilanova i la Geltrú 2007- international

-second prize in international contest "ends of the Earth" Cabo rocks, sculpture. 2008 -

- 1st prize given by Government of Navarra for the manufacture of a sculpture with the theme of wine.

- Artist selected international sculpture competition. Orchad Park, Cambridge, England. (2011)

- 1st prize, international public sculpture competition. Donostia / San Sebastian. Spain. (2011)

- 1st Artist awared international sculpture competition. Gateway Art. Nelson. New Zealand. (2011)

- Finalist of international competition at FIU – Frost Museum – MIAMI (2012)

- Finalist of international competition at Oregon university, Bend, Oregon (2012)

- 1st prize, international public sculpture competition. Lubbock, TX, USA. (2013)

- Finalist, international public sculpture competition. Dallas, TX, USA. (2014)

- 1st prize, international public sculpture competition. Boston, MA, USA. (2014)

EXHIBITIONS

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1983

- Santurtziko pintoreak Barakaldon

- Duran Gallery, Madrid - 83 ERTIBIL itinerant "C"

- Kultur Etxea Santurtzi 1984

- Kultur Etxea, Munguia

- CAV., Gernika

- Room Ezkurdi, Durango

- Casino Showroom, Baracaldo 1985

- Year youth international, Bilbao "C"

- House of culture Ortuella

- Municipal Exhibition Hall, Somorrostro "C"

1987

- " Kepa eta Lucianori Omenaldia" Portugalete 1988

- mural projects, Arriaga, Bilbao "C"

1989

- "Twelve painters in Osaka, Osaka (Japan) and Bilbao "C"


1991

- EUROPEAN SHOWS "The city and the medians", Barcelona. "C"

1992

- Opening of the gallery AZ Etxea Kultur. "C"

- Draft European sculpture, Bilbao "C" 1993

- GURE ARTEA, Bilbao, Vitoria, San Sebastian. "C"

1995

-Exhibition Hall Max-Center

1999

-is part of Ezkerraldea plastic and exhibitions

2005

-Gallery Felisa Navarro, Vitoria

2006

-Tribute to Mario Angel Marrodan.

-IV International Biennial of visual arts, Alcorcón - Madrid

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1985

- "Portrait" CAV. Portugalete

1987

- Painting and Sculpture, Sestao "C"

- Sculpture, Muzkiz "C"

- Paint, Lan Kide Aurrezkia, Bermeo "C"

1989

- GETXOARTE "C" 1994

- William Blake, "last work", Sestao

1995

-Art Gallery Max Center "Covered Areas"


2005

-Noon, exhibition of paintings and sculpture Entrambasaguas, Cantabria

2006

-GUGGENHEIM BILBAO MUSEUM sculpture installation reflection Aterpe, small replica of Aterpe Artxanda.

2007

- Territories, Exhibition Hall of Colegio de Abogados in Bilbao.

2012

-Festival Internacional de las Artes. FIA, solo exhibition in Atlantic Statión

PUBLIC ARTWORKS:

ARTWORKS IN PUBLIC HERITAGE

1983

- wallpainting " Herri kirola 1 " Durango

1988

- wallpainting “Hollow Solution 1 " Portugalete

- wallpainting " Hollow Solution 2 " Bilbao

1989

- wallpainting " Herri Kirola 2 " Sondika

- wallpainting "Herri Dantza" Zamudio

- wallpainting " History of Iron " Ortuella

1990

- wallpainting " Hollow Solution 3 " Zamudio

- wallpainting " Hollow Solution 4 " "

- wallpainting " Man in Nature " Gallarta (mortars, painting and stucco)

- wallpainting " Infantile Drawing " Zamudio


1991

- Mural "Zamudio" in the building headquarters of this one Town hall

- Restoration of the Christ in the Church of the Redeemer, Algorta

- Mural in Gallery Bentades, Munguia

- Wall complex in Laboratories of ERT, Sondica

1992

- wallpainting "Stela" Amurrio

- Sculpture " book and door " Honoring to the teacher. Sestao

1993

- Altarpieces in San Félix's basilica of Cantalicio, Ortuella

1994

- Wall complex of rehabilitation in Ortuella (Mortars monogelds and Steel Cut)

- Murals in service area in Janbide, Arrigorriaga.

1995

- Complex wall sculpture in The Vineyards, Santurtzi., Acrylic and sculpture of steel.

1996

- Murals realized concerning dionisios in the former Warehouses of D. Cosme Palaces

1997

- Sculpture in bronze honoring to the "Dantzari Dantza" Iurreta

1999

- Sculpture in steel ATE_ZUBIA in the Plaza Zubiondo, Amorebieta.

2000

-"Polaris" escultúra of steel of 40.000 kgr. A part installed in Santurtzi's maritime walk and other one immersed in the sea by a period of 1 year to be rescued and installed in another top of the mentioned maritime walk in 2001.

- Wall complex in Etxebarri, Municipal Fronton.


2001

-Design a campaign: " Eibar Become Handsome " " Eibar Polita Jar Zaitez! " For the integral improvement of the image and Eibar's urban landscape. Consisting of the production of multiple plastic actions in the mentioned locality.

- Accomplishment of a mural in Güenes's square

- Accomplishment of a wall complex in columns of highway A68 to his step along Miravalles

- Accomplishment of three big murals in Eibar product of the first phase of the campaign " Eibar become handsome "

-Wall complex in Gallery Santa Clara in portugalete

-Sculpture Installation of " bucle " in the Plaza of Cruces Baracaldo

-Wall paintings in the bussines center of Santa Clara Portugalete.

2002

- Sculpture Installation of " Honoring to the woman Sanvicentera " in San Vicente Raspeig Alicante

-Sculpture " Stairs to the sky " in steel cut Baracaldo

-Sculpture " The Fingerprint " in steel Gijon

-2 ª Eibar's phase become handsome with three new murals of big dimensions.

-Sculpture Production of the project monument to the Father Eusebio Arzelai

-Study of the third phase of " Eibar become handsome " to realize in 2003

2003

-Gona, sculpture Corten steel cut, Baracaldo

-"Pareja" sculpture in polished bronze, Baracaldo

- " Nascent Sun " sculpture of great format in steel to the carbon, Avilés

- study for monument the Father Don Marcelo Gangoiti

- Two big murals in Eibar inside the campaign " Eibar become handsome "


2004

- Monument to don Marcelo Gangoiti.

-Several Studies and projects of public art in Spain

2005

- Antzaren Potzua, sculpture in bronze, Sopelana

-Wall painting in underground step in Zaldibar

- Design and production of signal urban, Ordino Andorra

-Project accomplishment Aterpe, Bilbao

2006

-Aterpe's production, great sculpture of steel in Artxanda's high place, Bilbao

-Pampol's production, great sculpture of steel in Sant Llorenç d'Hortons, Barcelona.

2007

- "Coral" sculpture in painted steel in Santoña - Cantabria.

- installation of a sculpture in the square Vermoon in Algeciras

- installation of " Perplex Magritte " polychrome sculpture in Pradejón - La Rioja.

- integral design and execution of " Espai per not violence " forest of sculptures that will be realized between 2007 and 2013, at present already have realized three actions inside the forest.

- " Gurasoeen Etxea " sculpture placed in the Maritime Walk of the Benedicta, Sestao - Biscay.

- installation of sculpture in Vilanova i the Geltrú, Plaça of les Casernes.

- realizes a Mural in Eibar. Street Ubitxa. Campaign: " Eibar become handsome "

- installation of "ZUTIK" sculpture in steel in park of sculptures of the Grove, Trapagaran – Biscay

2008

- " Door to the sea " sculpture in Painted steel Maritime Walk of Almeria.

- “ Arch”, sculpture in steel in Torrejón de Ardoz

- Rosa Blanca, sculpture in Painted steel in Torrejón de Ardoz., Madrid

- Tower, sculpture in steel, rewarded by the Government of Navarre, Corella, Navarre.

2009

- Ostoa, great sculpture in steel in Leioa, Biscay - regulatory Advice of the Txakolí

- The Emprenta del's Temps - Termens - great sculpture in steel - Lleida

2010

- OGNARUD, sculpture in steel painted white, in Durango, Bizcaia

- DURANGO, inside ADISS Simposium, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

- Hoja-la , sculpture of steel, Asan-Si, Korea.

2011

-Block, large sculpture placed on roundabout in Alicante, Spain.

-Urte Haietan, sculpture placed in Aiete Palace´s garden. Donostia / San Sebastian, Spain.

-Cipres Truncado, sculpture placed on Montjuic, Barcelona, Spain.

2012

-Nau Mai Ki Toku Ahuru Mowai - ( WELCOME TO MY SAFE HOME, TO MY SHELTERED HAVEN )

Large steel sculpture placed on Neale Park, Nelson Gateway, New Zealand.

2013

-GINKO , steel sculpture. Qing Tao – China

- Six medium size sculptures to the private collection of H.H. Sheick Muhamad Bin Zayed Al Nayan, Abu Dhabi Prince Crown . UAE

-FOUNTAIN , large steel sculpture placed on Petroleum Research Building. Texas Tech University – LUBBOCK, TX

2014

- Complex of 7 medium sculptures private collection Abu Dhabi UAE

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