Nacho Zubelzu

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Reinosa, 1966



2016  SetUp Art fair, Bologna, Italy

2015  Diogenes’ tub, Central Library of Cantabria, Santander, Spain

2014  Transhumance, Robayera- Miengo Gallery, Cantabria, Spain

Tubab, Pier Palace of Santander, Spain

Art Santander, Estela Docal Gallery, Santander, Spain

2013  Transhumance, Royal Botanical Garden Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Art Santander, Guillermina Caicoya Gallery, Santander, Spain

2012  Timber-yielding, Suano, Cantabria, Spain

2008-09  From Magic Mountains, Argüeso castle, Cantabria, Spain

2007  Strawberry and Cream, Santander Foundation, Santander, Spain

Timber-yielding, Burgos Foundation, Burgos, Spain

2006   Guadalajara Provincial Council, Spain

2005   White Memory, Náutica Exhibition Centre, Santander, Spain

Eastern Market, Santander, Spain

Timber-yielding, Marqués of Valdecilla Hospital, Santander, Spain

2003  Evelio Gayubo Gallery, Valladolid, Spain

2002   Pilar Mulet Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2001   Didáctica Gallery, San Vicente de la Barquera, Cantabria, Spain

2000   Bridge Vision, Fine Arts Museum, Santander, Spain

Jesús Otero Museum, Santillana del Mar, Spain

1999  The Big House of Reinosa (La Casona), Reinosa, Spain

1998   Culture House of Llanes, Asturias, Spain

1996   Regional Assembly, Santander, Spain



2015 The Light in the Forest, The Glass, Maliaño, Spain

The Light in the Forest, Argüeso castle, Spain

2014  The Light in the Forest, Cervantes Institute Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

The Light in the Forest, Art Beijing, Beijing, China

2009  Art Santander, Guillermina Caicoya Gallery, Oviedo, Spain

2007  Art Santander, Siboney Gallery, Santander, Spain

2006  Barakarte Installation, Barakaldo, Spain

Gregorio Prieto, Madrid Foundation, Madrid, Spain

2003   Celestino Cuevas Way, Siboney Gallery, Santander, Spain

Spain Foundation Sculpture Contest in León, Burgos, Valladolid, Palencia, Spain

2002   V Ciudad de Albacete Biennial Exhibition, Albacete, Spain

Valdepeñas International Art Exhibition, Ciudad Real, Spain

2001   Generation 2001 (Painting category), Madrid Foundation, Spain

X Iberdrola Painting Constest, Provincial Council of Badajoz, Spain

2000   Generation 2000 (Painting and Sculpture categories), Madrid Foundation in    

           Madrid, Barcelona, Seville, Valence and Valladolid, Spain

          A Thousand Dimensions, Santillana del Mar and Comillas, Spain

IX Biennial of Oviedo, Fine Arts Museum, Oviedo, Spain

Simultaneous Glances, Fine Arts Museum of Santander and Luz del Norte Exhibition Hall, Santander, Spain

1999  XXIII Madrid Foundation National Sculpture Contest, Villanueva Palace, Madrid,      Spain

Spain Foundation Award in León, Burgos, Palencia, Valladolid, Spain

1998   VIII Gregorio Prieto National Drawing Contest, Valdepeñas and Madrid, Spain

XXII Madrid Foundation National Sculpture Contest, Madrid, Spain

Cuatro Nuevos Valores, El Cantil Gallery, Santander, Spain

1997-98 Spain Foundation Award in León, Palencia, Zamora, Valladolid, Spain

III Unicaja Visual Arts Contest in Málaga, Sevilla, Cádiz, Spain

1997   El Cantil Gallery, Santander, Spain

VI ART SANTANDER Art Fair, El Cantil Gallery, Santander, Spain

VII Gregorio Prieto National Drawing Contest, Valdepeñas and Madrid, Spain

1996   Santiago Casar Gallery, Santander, Spain

La Fundición Gallery, Deusto, Spain

Contemporary Art Trade Fair. Fine Arts Contest, Vitoria-Arte-Gasteiz, Vitoria, Spain

LVII Visual Arts National Exhibition, Valdepeñas, Spain

XX Madrid Foundation Sculpture National Contest, Madrid, Spain

Villa Iris, Marcelino Botín Foundation, Santander, Spain

1995  XIII Pénagos Award, Mapfre Vida Foundation, Madrid, Spain



2015   Second Prize, “Fine Arts of Cantabria Government”, Santander, Spain

2011   First Prize,  “Cabuérniga Rural Cultures Research”, Cabezón de la Sal, Spain

2005   Second Prize, “Antonio del Rincón”, Provincial Council of Guadalajara, Spain 

2004   First Prize Fine Arts, “Best Artist from Cantabria”, Cantabria Regional Government, Spain

First Prize, “Antonio Revelles Drawing Contest”, Colmenar Viejo, Spain

Honorable Mention, “Alcaluz Drawing Prize”, Antonio López Museum, Tomelloso, Spain

Honorable Mention, “V Diario de León Painting Award”, Spain

2003   Finalist II, “Josep Amat Drawing International Biennial”, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Girona, Spain

2002   Honorable Mention,  “Spain Foundation Painting Award”, Spain

2002   Acquisition of Artwork, “Fine Arts International Exhibition”, Valdepeñas, Spain

2001  First Prize II, “Lino Casimiro Iborra Art Contest”, Santoña, Spain

Honorable Mention, “Gutierrez Solana Art Contest”, Cantabria Regional Government, Spain

1999  “Visual Arts Grant”, Cantabria Regional Government, Spain

Third Prize, “Jesús Otero Sculpture Contest”, Cantabria Regional Government 

First Prize, “XXII Casimiro Sainz Art Contest”, Reinosa, Spain       

Second Prize, “Painting Contest Circle of Leasure of Torrelavega”, Spain

1998  Honorable Mention, “XXI Casimiro Sainz Art Contest”, Reinosa, Spain

1994  Second Prize, “Antonio López Award”, Tomelloso, Spain 

First Prize, “Antonio del Rincón Drawing Contest”, Guadalajara, Spain

1991   First Prize, “Sculpture and Painting Contest”, Reinosa, Spain



2011  VI International Ornithological Tourism Fair Exhibition (FIO), Extremadura, Spain

2010   II International Strait of Gibraltar Birds Exhibition, Tarifa, Spain

2009   Guided visits with English Ornithologists in Cantabrian Mountains, Spain         

IV International Ornithological Tourism Fair Exhibition (FIO), Extremadura, Spain

2008   Guided visits with English Ornithologists in Rutland-Water, United Kingdom

I International Strait of Gibraltar Bird Fair Exhibition, Tarifa, Spain

2007 Publication of the collection Hair and Feather: Animals from the Cantabrian Mountains

British Bird watching Fair Exhibition, Rutland Water, United Kingdom

2006 Publication and illustration of the book Cantabrian Bear, Cantabria Foundation

2005 Illustration of the guidebook Birds of Guadalajara

2004 Romanesque Country Publications 20 Romanesque churches



2014   Travel Journal, “Drawing in Gambia”, Africa

2012   Naturalist drawings and field notes, “From Altamira to Doñana”, UIMP, Seville, Spain

2010  Naturalist drawings and field notes, “From Altamira to Magdalena”, UIMP, Santander, Spain

2009  “Field Notebook Illustration", University of Cantabria, Spain



2014 The Lit Cave, Finalist of the Goya Awards for Best Short Documentary

Transhumance, Documentary, Spain

TUBAB, Documentary, Gambia, Africa

2013  Performance Casyc Up, Raúl Lucio Photography Exhibition, Santander, Spain

Castillo de Argüeso performance, Rabel Biennial, Cantabria, Spain

2012  Transit, Performance in Alto Campoo, Cantabria, Spain

2009   Field Notebook Illustration, University of Cantabria, Spain