Carlos Vignolo


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Carlos Vignolo was born in Montevideo on 4 July 1963. A talented and mainly self-taught artist, as a child he discovered his affinity with tools in his grandfather’s carpenter workshop. Also during his childhood he attended several plastic arts workshops in Montevideo (Maruja Fournier, Quintela-Barrientos), working with materials like leather, wood and ceramics. During the 80’s: first de ...signs and manufacture of surfboards, an initial approach to composite materials. The 90s: Works with composite materials (fiber glass, carbon fiber). He is commissioned by several companies to develop industrial designs (prototypes for industrial machinery parts, models, furniture; also design and development of a motorcycle). 2000: opens his tattoo studio in Montevideo. 2002: he produces his earliest wood carvings and discovers his true passion. He builds his workshop in Montevideo and devotes himself exclusively to sculpture, abandoning all other activities. 2005: sets up a workshop in Haiku, Maui, until 2008. 2008: he moves to José Ignacio and sets up a new workshop there, where he continues to develop his artistic career to this day. EXHIBITION WORK Group 2003: Trench Gallery, La Barra, Punta del Este. 2005: Livewire Café, Lahaina, Maui. 2006: Six Latino Artists in Maui, Paia. 2010: Art Shanghai, China. 2011: American Fine Arts Festival (AFAF), New York. Solo 2004: first solo exhibition, Liga de Fomento de Punta del Este. 2005: Castillo Pittamiglio, Montevideo. 2009: BMW Haus, José Ignacio, Uruguay. 2013: Galería Los Caracoles, José Ignacio, Uruguay. Currently his work is exhibited in art galleries in Uruguay, Argentina, Chile, Brazil and the United States. His sculpture appears in private collections in several countries in the five continents.

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Cod: 59-86.

Título/Title: Swell.
Tamaño/Size: 87 x 5 x 16 cm.

Técnica/Tecnic: Talla en madera, Guayuvira.
Año/Year: 2019.

Cod: 59-203.

Título/Title: Swell.
Tamaño/Size: 95 x 17 x 15 cm.

Técnica/Tecnic: Talla en madera, Acacia negra.
Año/Year: 2019.

Cod: 59-210.

Título/Title: Swell.
Tamaño/Size: 97 x 16 x 5 cm.

Técnica/Tecnic: Talla en madera, Guayuvira.
Año/Year: 2019.

Cod: 59-211.

Título/Title: Nalu.
Tamaño/Size: 65 x 14 x 5 cm.

Técnica/Tecnic: Talla en madera, Guayuvira.
Año/Year: 2019.

Cod: 59-213.

Título/Title: Nalu.
Tamaño/Size: 167 x 30 x 8 cm.

Técnica/Tecnic: Talla en madera, Guayuvira.
Año/Year: 2019.

Cod: 59-217.

Título/Title: Wave.
Tamaño/Size: 61 x 20 cm.

Técnica/Tecnic: Talla en madera, Cerejeira.
Año/Year: 2019.

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