Ferreiro Badia is a Spanish sculptor who lives in Galicia, in northern Spain. He has dedicated his life to art and is married to the also sculptor Docha Rioboo. Senior Technician in Plastic Arts and Design by the School of... Read More
Ferreiro Badia is a Spanish sculptor who lives in Galicia, in northern Spain. He has dedicated his life to art and is married to the also sculptor Docha Rioboo.
Senior Technician in Plastic Arts and Design by the School of Art and Superior of CRBC of Valladolid, Spain (1968), is specialist in sculpture and art medals. He was awarded the Tomás Francisco Prieto Prize from the Spanish Royal Mint, a prize which shares with Chirino, Chillida or Antonio López, among others. Member of the FIDEM, International Art Medal Federation, and the American Numismatic Association.
Among the awards received include the National Prize from the Spanish National Museum of Sculpture, the Purchase Prize from the Sculpture by the Sea exhibition in Australia, the Soho Sculpture Prize in London, UK, or the Honorable Mention from the 4th International Biennial of Medal in Portugal.
Ferreiro Badia has held 50 individual exhibitions and 75 joint exhibitions, both in Spain and abroad. His work has been displayed in Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uruguay, and the USA.
The recognition of the quality of his work and the artistic career of this artist has led to his inclusion in various museums and institutions such as the Spanish National Museum of Sculpture, the Royal Spanish Mint, the Morgan Lovell Collection in United Kingdom, the Kunstwerk Carlshütte in Germany, or the Town of Cottesloe Sculpture Collection in Australia.
Ferreiro Badia has also carried out a large number of public works. We can highlight, among others, the monument to Simon Bolivar (A Coruña), Castelao (Gardens of Méndez Núñez, A Coruña), Pablo Iglesias (A Coruña), Torrente Ballester (University Campus, Ferrol), or the monument to Camilo José Cela (Padron).