Artist Profile: Raul Rodriguez
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Raul Rodriguez, La Laguna, Canary islands, Spain, 1982.
He studied Fine Art at the University of La Laguna, Spain, specializing in design and illustration. He has completed a master of 2D film animation at La casa animada film animation school. He ended his studies and professional training at “Academia di Belle Arti di Brera” in Milan in photography and videocreation.
He has won international awards like Emergencias 2.0 for emerging artist of La Casa Encendida and obra social Caja Madrid with his famous series of photographs “Placeres cotidianos”. 2010
He has arranged several exhibitions of painting-illustration, photography and video creation in Spain and Italy in Aperitivos visuales gallery (Tenerife), Pechakucha night Tenerife, Espacio Valverde Gallery (Madrid), La cápsula, arte comrpimido gallery (Madrid), Espacio Tres en suma (Madrid), Espacio La Mutante (Valencia), La sala de Blas, espacio de arte contemporáneo (Málaga), Royal hotel (Barcelona), I loft Valencia gallery (Valencia) Arci Sciguerain Milan (Italy), and Local project art gallery (Long Island City, New York City).
He has published his artwork in various journals and theoric, art and design magazines as the academic magazine “La página” of La pagina ediciones, Canariascreativa magazine, Puticlub visual magazine, La provincia journal and the academic magazine of Guadalajara from mexico magazine Lapiz-cero magazine and creacionjoven.com.
He worked as a studio photography assistant for publications and international brands of fashion industry as Golden Lady, Scervino street, Viktor magazine and the magazine Vogue Italia.
He is currently preparing several international art projects, one of those is a free interpretation of the novel”Chiquinho” by Baltasar Lopes from Cape Verde and other social project in Bovisa, a neighborhood from Milan.