María Villacorta is a multidisciplinary artist who works between Madrid and Santander. She graduated in 2014 in Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid and was awarded the specialty of sculpture by the Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera... Read More
is a multidisciplinary artist who works between Madrid and Santander. She graduated
in 2014 in Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid and was awarded
the specialty of sculpture by the Accademia delle Belle Arti di Brera in Milan,
for which she received the Botín Foundation University Grant.
after participating in the project "The Walkers" of architect and
artist José Luis Zúñiga at Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo, they
collaborate on multiples projects such architecture, design, sculpture and
In summer 2011 she
studied at Central Saint Martins College of Arts and participated in the “Nudage”
International Independent Design Meeting in Santander. She has exhibited in
Milan and held several artistic residencies with Zúñiga in Bologna and Modica
(Italy) and in Bogotá and Cúcuta (Colombia), where they not only held numerous
exhibitions, but also conferences, workshops and urban interventions.
2014-18 she has realized art, space and sustainability projects and has made
several individual and collective exhibitions in Cantabria (Spain). In 2016
Villacorta and Zúñiga were invited as artists in residence in Stockholm
(Sweden) by the TellusArt Foundation. Her latest exhibition "Medium"
in the Cultural Space Los Arenales of Santander was welcomed with great success
because of the innovative curatorship and display. Her work is part of numerous
institutional and private collections of art. In 2019 she and Zúñiga are
invited to participate in the BienalSur of Contemporary Art and currently both
are designing a floating architecture project for the
arts and technology that will soon see the light.
WHO I AM
Contemporary and independent artist engaged with nature and human values through art and design.