Julio Nieto was born in 1964 in Durango, Vizcaya, Spain.
He obtains his bachelor’s degree at the Institute of Iurreta, formed as an industrial master, he begins to develop a self-taught artistic training.
He made his first exhibitions in the Basque Country and at the age of 22 he moved to Tenerife where she lives since then. With a clear multidisciplinary vocation, he develops his creations combining poetry and performance with matter fields as sculpture, installation and design.
Exhibiting permanently in various spaces in Tenerife, he is also involved in various art exhibitions in Madrid, Basque Country, Miami, Germany, France and Italy and his large-scale works have been displayed in public squares in a number of cities.
METAL SKIN is his latest itinerant exhibition created for the exteriors.
His public artworks are in several places around the Canary Islands, his installations and performances took places in different venues such as La Recova, Fairground, packaging Art or Cultural Space TANK,etc.
He won Puerto de la Cruz Honorary Distinction in 2009 for his artistic work and he was chosen to represent Canary Islands at Expo 2008 in Zaragoza.
Among his multimedia shows, the KOKRAM is one of the more relevant and it is produced by the Cultural Department of the Canary Government and developed in the international space “TANK”. GAROE is the ultimate creation designed to represent the Canary Islands in the last Expo Zaragoza. His sculpture installations are usually accompanied with performances.
He was awarded by the Government of the Canary Islands for his design. Garoé won also a Replica Award for the scenic scenery arts.
Julio creates also stages for many events and for theatrical productions.
He made final Design Art for various public and private schools.
2016 KAMASUTRA DEL AIRE, Aljibe Room, TENERIFE, SPAIN
2013- 2015 Garden Installation at VILLA DEL ARTE, BARCELONA, SPAIN
2015 KAMASUTRA DEL AIRE, LA PALMA, SPAIN
“PIEL DE METAL” City Square, SAN FERNANDO DE LOS REYES. MADRID, SPAIN
2014 INSTALATION“LO LLEVO BIEN” , SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE, SPAIN
2013 MUSEO DIOCESANO of BARCELONA “PIEL DE METAL”, SPAIN
2012 FLEMING GALLERY “KAMASUTRA DEL AIRE”, PUERTO DE LA CRUZ, SPAIN
2011 “PIEL DE METAL ARTE.CALLE” LAS PALMAS DE GRAN CANARIA, ARUCAS , SPAIN
“PIEL” CASA DE LA CULTURA CHANA. LA OROTAVA , SPAIN
2010 “PIEL DE METAL ARTE.CALLE” SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE,SAUZAL,GRANADILLA,LA
PALMA,ICOD, LOS REALEJOS, ADEJE , SPAIN
2009 GALERY COLLBLANC. PIEL DE METAL , CASTELLON , SPAIN
GALLERY CASA EFE-SERRANO. “PIEL DE METAL 2” , SOUND INSTALLATION. MURCIA , SPAIN
MAAC CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM OF LOS ANGELES, USA
SOUND INSTALLATION “PIEL DE METAL 2” TUREGANO. SEGOVIA , SPAIN
2008 AUDITORIO OF ORENSE. “PIEL DE METAL 2” SOUND INSTALLATION, ORENSE , SPAIN
2004 CAJA CANARIAS ART ROOM. “PIEL DE METAL”.SOUND INSTALLATION. LA LAGUNA , SPAIN
CAJA CANARIAS ART ROOM. “PIEL DE METAL”. SOUND INSTALLATION. PUERTO DE LA
CRUZ , SPAIN
2003 SCULPTURE INSTALLATION SANTA CRUZ IBEROAMERICAN FAIR , SANTA CRUZ ,SPAIN
1999 ART ROOM AÑEPA LA OROTAVA , SPAIN
1998 GALERY LOOM.MUNICH, GERMANY
… more than 50 past exhibitions
2016 La Musa de Adeje. Gallery. Tenerife , SPAIN
2015 Villa del Arte Gallery Amsterdam , Holland
Villa del Arte Gallery Barcelona, SPAIN
2014 Villa del Arte Gallery Barcelona, SPAIN
Fair of KARLSRUHE. Germany
2013 FIRE L.A Art Show in Florida, EEUU, with “VILLA DEL ARTE” , USA
2012 FIRE Art Hamptons, in New York EEUU with “VILLA DEL ARTE” , USA
FIRE Art MIAMI EEUU with “VILLA DEL ARTE” , USA
2011 CRISTINA CHACON Gallery. MIAMI, USA
ETXEBARRIA Gallery “COLECTIVA AUTORES CANARIOS” , TENERIFE , SPAIN
2010 MAC Room “AIRE” TENERIFE , SPAIN
2008 MIDEA. Art Festival. PUERTO DE LA CRUZ , SPAIN
2006 MIDEA. Art Festival. PUERTO DE LA CRUZ , SPAIN
2005 KUNSTVEREIN SCHLOSS GONDELSHEIM. Germany
2004 GALERIA COLLINS. LONDON, UK
2004 CASINA POMPEIANA. NAPLES, Italy
GALERIA COLLINS. SANTA CRUZ DE TENERIFE , SPAIN
2003 INSTALACION DE ESCULTURA EN LA FERIA DE GALERIAS ESPAÑOLAS. DeARTE
PALACIO DE CONGRESOS Y EXPOSICIONES. MADRID
… More tan 20 past exhibitions
Public art and design around Canary Islands
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