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Jose Manuel Ballester | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa
1983

Receives the Primer Premio de Dibujo Antonio del Rincón, awarded by the provincial government of Guadalajara, Spain.

1984

Completes a fine arts degree at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.
Wins second place in drawing at the 51 Salón de Otoño at the Centro Cultural de la Villa de Madrid.

1985

Receives first prize in drawing in the II Certamen de Artes Plásticas de la Comunidad de Madrid at the Centro Cultural Casa del Reloj in Madrid.

1987

Wins the Primer Premio de Pintura Ciudad de Alcalá in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid.

1988

Receives an honorable mention at the IX Bienal de Pintura Ciudad de Zamora; the work he presents in the exhibition is purchased by the regional government of Castile and León.
Has his first solo exhibition at Teatro Albéniz in Madrid.

1989

Receives a grant to attend the XXIII Université Internationale d’Été, organized by the Institut National de la Jeunesse in Paris.
Receives first prize at the III Bienal de Pintura de Murcia; the work he presents in the exhibition is purchased by the regional government of Murcia.

1990

Exhibits at the Fundación Colegio del Rey, Capilla del Oidor in Alcalá de Henares, Madrid; and Sala Imagen, Caja San Fernando in Seville.

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