Artist originally selected by Torrente, Virginia at 2012
This is a 2016 content update.

Maíllo (Madrid 1985 ) graduated in Fine Arts from the Complutense University of Madrid.

Represented by the Ponce + Robles Gallery, in April 2015 he opened the exhibition "Raw Approach" curated by Tiago de Abreu Pinto at the Art Center of Alcobendas Madrid, his first solo exhibition in a museum.

Last summer he enjoyed a residence at Addaya Centre d'Art Contemporani where he opened "Maíllo in Mallorca" curated by Virginia Torrente, his fourth solo exhibition after "Detroit" a two-part project which he opened in his parent gallery and in Arco'14 .
Maíllo has been reviewed in many a publishing, we can underline the following books "2014 / Before leaving. 40 ideas on painting" , by David Barro, and "Spanish Contemporary Art 1992-2013" by Rafael Doctor Roncero.

Is his brief but intense journey, and with some more solo exhibitions like "Mighty Buckaroo " in the Gallery Javier Silva, and "Slight Flow" in the Gallery Jose Robles, Maíllo realizes what is happening out there through painting and its possibilities, understanding painting as a multiforme means.

His work has been exhibited in collective events like Festival Mulafest, Open Studios, the urban art project Betart Calvia, Festival Cultura Inquieta, the College of Spain in Paris and in the Hall of Young Art of the Community of Madrid, and was selected in the XXIIIth edition of Circuitos.

He took part in Arco'13 with the project "Splitting references, embodying strokes" and in the exhibition "Struggling with the Dam Painting!" curated by Juan Ugalde at the ICO Collections Museum in Madrid.

He is part of the Transit platform and the file of creators in Matadero. His work is be found in different private and public collections in Spain, France, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Switzerland and Germany.

Curriculum vitae

MAÍLLO (Madrid 1985) // // 0034 634557038



2008 Bachelor degree in Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid.
2007 Juan Gris Lecture by Juliao Sarmento. UCM.
2004 Workshop with Luis Gordillo, “On the different approaches to what is artisitic”. UCM.


2015 “Enhanced Emptying” Ponce+Robles Gallery. Madrid.
2015 “Raw Approach” Alcobendas Art Center. Madrid
2014 “Maíllo in Mallorca” Addaya Centre de Art Contemporani. Alaró, Mallorca.
2013 “Detroit” Ponce+Robles Gallery. Madrid.
2012 “Migthy Buckaroo” Javier Silva Gallery. Valladolid.
2012 “Slight Flow” José Robles Gallery. Madrid.
2008 “Painting in Paris” Spanish School in Paris, Cité Internationale Universitaire. París.


2015 Summa Contemporary Art Fair. Madrid.
2014 Arco´14. Ponce+Robles Gallery.
2013 Arco´13. José Robles Gallery.
2013 Dúplex. Cur. Sara García & Daniel Silvo. Guadiana´s House 27. OFF ARCO Madrid.
2012 XXIII Circuitos Artes Plásticas. Young Art Room of the Autonomous Region of Madrid.
2012 OpenStudio. Guest artist. Madrid.
2012 Infiltrated Art, Mulafest Festival. IFEMA, Madrid.
2012 “Present (Present)”. Espacio Olivar 14. Madrid.
2011 “Struggling With Damn Paint!” ICO Collections Museum. Madrid.
2011 DEARTE Madrid Fair. Convention Centre. Madrid.
2010 Intransit. Complutense Art Centre. Madrid
2009 “Fuel” Toshiba Space. The night in white. MNCARS Patio. Madrid.
2008 “Glances” Fine Arts School. UCM. Madrid.



2014 Addaya Centre de Art Residency
2010 First Prize at the Frida Kahlo Painting Competition, Rivas Vaciamadrid.
2009 First Prize at the UCM Medical School Painting Competition, Madrid.
2007 First Prize Ciudad de Getafe Painting Competition, Getafe.
2006 First Prize Honda Painting. Madrid.
03/08 Scholarships from the Science and Education Ministry to complete his studies of Fine Arts.



Year Collection.
ICO Foundation.
Spanish School in Paris.
Complutense University of Madrid.
Honda Contemporary Painting Collection.
DeArte Foundation.
Private colletions in Spain, France, Colombia, Mexico, Brazil, Switzerland and Germany.


Represented by: Poce+Robles Gallery, Madrid (www.