top of page

b. Extremadura, Spain

Work Experience:


2020-2023  Art Project Leader at New Rhythms For Glasgow.

2021  Art tutor for the Venus Collective- online project


2020  Founded new unincorporated association SENSORIAL –Sensory Art &Active Learning

2019  Bandstand Project -New Rhythms for Glasgow

2018  Art Tutor at Down Syndrome Scotland and Autism Awareness workshops for Create program  (children and teenager with disabilities). Project Ability.

2018  Piano art at Gartnavel Hospital. Glasgow.

2018  Art Tutor for ´Walk Tall´. Fostering Network.  Glasgow.

2017  Art Tutor at Creative Connection program for Impact Arts, working with teenagers and young adults with learning disabilities.

2017  Art Tutor for elderly people. Glasgow Life. Glasgow

2015-2016  Project coordinator of Be Arty Be Healthy, funded by the NHS  and based at Craigmillar Community Arts Centre, Edinburgh. Main project was: `The knitted Body´.

2015  Working with community groups creating artwork for Christmas Parade, Bridgeman Arts. 

2014  Art Tutor at ´Friend and Family Fun´ & ´Nursery´ Workshops . Project Ability .

from 2014  Art Tutor for Platform, working with community groups and after-school clubs. Also collaborating as an artist and art tutor for the East End Carnivals, Glasgow.

2013-2018   Art Tutor for the Happy Club (Healthy Active Promotion of Positive Youngsters), a group run    by parents of children with additional support needs meeting twice a week in the East End of Glasgow.

2013/2014  Art Tutor for Aspire and Create (maternity cover) Project Ability.  Glasgow.

from 2012   Writing / researching for a blog `Experiences in Outsider Art´

2012   Shadowing job. Granted by Grundtvig programme (second time), which is part of the European Commission’s Lifelong Learning Programme. Visit  to Project Ability, Glasgow.

2011  Shadowing job. Granted by Grundtving. Exchange with Vaalijala Rehabilitation Centre for people with disabilities. Pieksamaki, Finland.

2011  Art tutor/assistant for artist Belén Sanchez. Debajo del Sombrero, Madrid, Spain.                             

2005-2009  Secondary School Teacher. Subjects: Arts, Visual Language and Technical Drawing. Albeniz,

Alpedrete & Julio Verne Secondary Schools. Madrid , Spain.

2005  Exhibition Guide for “Cubism and its surroundings' Telefónica Foundation. Madrid.

Art Exhibitions

2023 'Paradise Works' with Al Gow.  Glasgow Project Room, Trongate 103.

2022 'The Chain: Resilience, Growth, Connection and Migration'. Glasgow Print Studios

2018 'GSA Degree Show 2018´ Tontine Building.

2018 'After Taste´ Interim Show. Glasgow.

2016 'How to eat a cactus fruit´. Project Café.

2016  Winter: part of the Christmas Show. GPS

2015  Summer: part of the Shed Collective. St. John Church, Edinburgh

2015  Spring: Showcase of collaboration with Jonathan McKinstry. Project Ability, Glasgow

2014 `Perceptions´ an exhibition by Sense Scotland, Glasgow.

2009 `Summer Works´ Solo exhibition ATA Gallery. San Francisco, EEUU.

2007 `AluZinaciones´ Solo exhibition San Jorge Centre. Cáceres. Catalogo


2005 `By-Pass II´ Sala Cobalto. Collaboration with artist María Parejo. Córdoba.

2004 `By-Pass I´ Dos Gardenias. Collaboration with artist María Parejo. Madrid.

2002 `Generación 2002´. Touring exhibition. Curator: Olivia María Rubio     

2002 `Generación XXI´ Caja Duero. Touring exhibition. Curator: Rosa Perales.

2001 `6+26´ Curator  Rosa Perales.  Diputación de Cáceres.

1999  Solo exhibition. Catalogo edited by Extremadura Government. Badajoz

1998 `4ºPrograma Pépinières' Unión Fraternelle des  Metallurgistes, Paris.

1997 `Hollow Head´ selected  for Mariano Benlliure Award. Madrid, Spain.

1996 `US 4 YOU´ Crawford Art Gallery. Cork, Ireland. Catalogo edited by Instituto Cervantes

and Cork City Council.

Grants and residencies:

2023  Glasgow Project Room. Trongate 103.

2015  Art in the Gart. Collaboration with Jonathan McKinstry. Gartnavell Hospital.

2014  Research Room. Collaboration with Jonathan McKinstry. Project Ability.

2010  Valparaiso Foundation. Artist in residence. Mojacar, Spain.

2007  Fellowship Artistic Creation Francisco de Zurbaran. Extremadura Government.

1996  Fellowship PÉPINIÈRES European Association. National Sculpture Factory. Cork, Ireland

1993  Printmaking workshop. Complutense University. Sevilla, Spain.

Higher Education:

2018  Master of Research in Creative Practice. GSofA, Glasgow, Scotland.

1999  Phd courses (Contemporary Art). Castilla la Mancha University.Cuenca, Spain

1998  CAP (Teacher Training Certificate, equivalent to Secondary Teaching Qualification in U.K.)

Complutense University. Madrid, Spain.

1994  Bachelor of Fine Arts –Sculpture- (Comparable to British Bachelor–Honours- Degree Standard  Complutense University. Madrid, Spain.


2019  ‘From Seclusion To Openness: Collaboration And Networks In Outsider Art’. ‘Label – A Brief Description Given For Purpose Of Identification’. Copyright Simon McAuley. Publication facilitated by Project Ability, Glasgow 2019

2018  ‘Identifying Simply as Artist’. ‘Inside Outer/Side Out Inner’ Copyright Simon McAuley. Publication facilitated by Project Ability, Glasgow 2018


bottom of page