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Category: Sculptures
Condition: On sale
Biography: Agustin Casillas
1921.
The 2 of October of 1921 is born in Salamanca.
1931-1935.
He attends the line drawing classes at the school of Ny B. Arts of San Eloy, being his teacher E. Lozano Lardet (Architect)
1936-1946.
He attends the classes of artistic drawing and sculpture (modeling and emptying) at the School of Arts and Crafts of Salamanca.-Professor: I. Soriano Montagut (Sculptor).
1944-1951.
Art exhibitions of Education and Rest.
He obtained the First Sculpture Prize ("My mother") for two consecutive years: Special Prize ("My father") Provincial Award ("Lidia") and First National Medal ("My sister Jacin") (Madrid)
1947.
Make the Medal for the Bibliographic Exhibition, on the occasion of the IV Centenary of Cervantes (Provincial Council).
1949.
Make the sculptures "The prayer of work" and "Portrait Medallion" for the tomb of the Father (in stone).
1954.
Art Exhibition, "Casino de Salamanca". He won the Salamanca Casino Award for his work "Humility" (Stone).
Make the large format sculpture "Minerva" (stone) .- Rectorate University of Salamanca
1956.
Make the sculpture "The boy on the plane" (in stone).
1960.
National Exhibition "Prints of the Passion". Madrid.
He obtains First Medal for his work "Soledad" (Polychrome red concrete)
1963.
Make the sculptures "Pair of Deer", "Diana Hunter", "Rapture of Europe" and "Woman Lying", for the park of the Alamedilla (Concrete).
1967.
Individual Exhibition of sculpture.-Convent of San Esteban.
Individual Exhibition of sculpture (32 works). Exhibition hall, San Eloy School of Fine Arts.
1968-1969.
Make 11 sculptures (Themes, Musical, Children and Animal) in concrete to life size, for the Paseo de Recoletos de Valladolid.
Make the bas-relief mural (concrete) theme "La Posadera and the Traveler Charro". Hotel Condal.- Salamanca
1969.
Make five masks with the theme "Las Musas del Teatro y de la Música" for the facade of the "Calderón Theater" in Valladolid (Concrete). Missing in recent restoration.
Make two large concrete sculptures of "Musical" and "Floral" themes for the Urbanization "Las Fuentes". Wet (Valladolid)
Make the sculpture "Heart of Jesus". (Red polychrome concrete) for the Sánato of the "Sacred Heart of Jesus". - Valladolid
1971.
Make bas-relief mural (6 square meters) for the cafeteria of the Hotel Regio.-Theme "Exaltation of the Hospitality Charra" (Concrete) .- Sta. Marta de Tormes.
Make bas-relief mural (17 meters in length) for the front of the ticket office of Caja Salamanca (Hormigón) - Subject: Socio-cultural work of the Caja
1972.
He made the large format head "Unamuno" (Concrete) presented on the occasion of the Tribute of Spanish Poets to D. Miguel in the classroom of his name.-University of Salamanca.
Make the bas-relief mural (length 12,25 m.) For the front of the counter of the Cafeteria Miami-Gran Vía- (Concrete) Theme: "Spain conquers Florida".
Make the large format sculpture "Náyade" (black concrete) for the Plaza del Caudillo (Today Constitution Square)
Make the sculpture "Virgin" (Stone) for the Chapel of the Love of God College.- Salamanca.
1973.
Make the size of the "medallion dedicated to Cervantes" in the Plaza Mayor of Salamanca (stone).
Make the sculpture "A mi madre" (black concrete) for his grave.
1974.
Individual Sculpture Exhibition (50 Pieces) in the Palacio de Garci Grande (CajaSalamanca)
Performs the Sculptural Group "Lazarillo de Tormes y el Ciego" (Bronze) .- Ribera del Puente.- Salamanca.
1975.
Make the bas-relief mural (length 21,75 m) allegorical to the city of Bejar and its surroundings, to the front desk of Caja Salamanca office in Béjar.
1976.
Make the sculpture "La Celestina" (Bronze and Granite) costs San Juan de Alcázar, today in the Huerto de Calisto and Melibea.-Salamanca
1977.
Make the large-format sculpture "Christ" (Black Concrete) for the Parish of St. Teresa.-Salamanca.
Performs "The bust of P.Caamaño" (Bronze) for the Salesian College of Mª Auxiliadora.- Salamanca.
1978.
Monographic Exhibition "The woman in the sculpture of Casillas" (45 pieces). Varrón Gallery.- Salamanca
Make the large format sculpture "Chica del Laud" (Red Concrete) for the gardens of the Hotel Regio.- Sta Marta de Tormes.
1979.
Make the sculpture "Busto de Unamuno" (Bronze), tribute of the Casino de Salamanca to D. Miguel.
Make great sculpture "Sower" (Hormgón), MAS-Santa Marta Complex.
Make the bust "Tamborilero Medes" (polychrome red concrete).
1981.
Go to the Exhibition.- Regional Contest, Centenary of Caja Salamanca, San Eloy Room, obtains First Prize of Sculpture "Serrano Salmantino" .- Salamanca.
Individual Exhibition (40 sculptures). Varrón Gallery.- Salamanca
1983.
Portugal. Exhibition Vale de Leao (Figueira de Foz) and Grade Gallery (Aveiro) with the painters Mª Cecilia Martín and Cohén Fusé.
1984.
He brings the sculpture "Man of the country charro" for the First Prize "Paladini" awarded to the ventriloquist Wences Moreno.
He makes the commemorative medal of the bicentennial of San Eloy.
Make the great head "Picasso" for the park of his name.
1985.
Anthological Exhibition "Casillas 40 years of sculpture" (120 pieces). Palace of the Salina. Delegation of Salamanca.
Make the medallion to the Professor of Sciences "Mario Silva", for the monument to his name in Coimbra (Portugal). Project of his son Mario.
1986.
Make the sculpture, large size "Tamborilero Charro" (Bronze) for the Plaza de Baleares.- Salamanca.
1987.
Inaugural exhibition "Sala Picasso" (32 sculptures) Caja Salamanca.
Model "The bust of the drummer 'El Guinda'" (Polychrome red concrete)
1988-1989.
The sculpture "Salmantina Oferente" (Concrete) ends. Hotel Regio. Santa Marta.
Exhibition Garci Grande Sal. And Gal. Box in Palencia (50 pieces) Salamanca Box.
1990.
He exhibits sculptures with the painter Francisco Rodríguez and the photographer J. Núñez Larraz in the Caja Rural room.- Salamanca.
He makes the sculptures "The rector and the student" and "The student and the harlot" (Concrete). Rector Hotel.- Salamanca.
1991.
Make the bust "Carmen" - The wife - (Polychrome red concrete)
1992.
Inaugural Exhibition "Matriz" Gallery, Lisbon, with painters Domingo Sánchez and Fernando Segovia.
1993.
He exhibits sculptures in the "Século XVII" Gallery in Leiria (Portugal) with the painter Mario Silva.
Individual Exhibition (21 sculptures) Gallery "Artis" .- Salamanca.
Make the large-format sculpture "Fisherman" (Bronze) with concrete base (Total height 5.00 mts) for the monument to the fisherman in Buarcos (Figueira de Foz.-Protugal)
Model "The Head of Torres Villarroel" (Bronze) for La Cueva de Salamanca.
Participates in the exhibition "The ages of man" with his sculpture "Serrano Salmantino" in the Cathedrals of Salamanca.
1994.
Make the sculpture "Picador" (Polychrome Red Concrete) for the Bullfighting Museum of Salamanca.
1995.
Exposition. Itinerant sculptures (50 works) for the cities of Salmanca, Ávila, Soria, Palencia and Cáceres.- Caja Salamanca.
1996.
Make the sculpture dedicated to "Cantaor Rafael Farina" (Bronze) for La Vaguada de la Palma.- Salamanca.
1997.
Models the sculpture "Torero Triunfante" award "Art, knowledge and bulls" Caja Salamanca and Soria Trophy.
Go with his sculptures to the Art Fair "Arcale", with Gallery "Artis", his sculpture "Emigrants", acquired by the CYL Board
1998.
The large format sculpture dedicated to "D. Juan, Prince of Asturias and lord of Salamanca" (Son of the Catholic Monarchs) Bronze and Granite. It is inaugurated in Plaza Peñuelas San Blas. Salamanca.
1999.
He exhibits sculptures in Montemor O Velho (Portugal). "Augusto Pereira" Gallery with the painter Fernando Segovia.
Itinerant Exhibition "Man, time and memory" (65 sculptures) in the cities of Plasencia, Zamora and Trujillo.
Participates in the exhibition "Bullfighting in Spanish painting" with his work "Picador", Exhibition Hall, San Eloy.- Salamanca.
2000.
Participate in the Exhibition "Miradas 2000" Calatrava Seminar. His sculptures "Jesus" and "La Samaritana" are acquired by the bishopric. (Red polychrome concrete).
Make the sculpture bust of "El Viti" (Bronze). Bullring of Peñaranda de Bracamonte.- Salamanca.
Make the sculpture "Trophy of Commerce" (Bronze) for the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Salamanca.
Makes the bust of the businessman Santiago Criado (Bronze) installed in his industrial building of the Polygon "Los Villares" .- Salamanca.
2001
He is honored in the neighborhood of the Rollo-AV Comuneros, together with the Bishop of Salamanca and the General Director of Caja Duero
2002.
It is part of the exhibition of sculptures "Ferrer Blanco Collection" with eight works. S wing of Exhibitions of the Museum of Fine Arts of Samanca.
Individual Exhibition "Past and present" (66 sculptures and 25 drawings) Sala Garci Grande. Duero Box - Salamanca
Inauguration of the bust of painter "Mario Silva" (Bronze). Installed in Praia do Cabedelo. Figueira da Foz. Portugal
2004
Participate in the Exhibition "The work of the land" with two works (stone and alabaster). Faculty of Geography and History.
He is named a preacher of the feasts of the Virgin of the Assumption of La Alberca (Salamanca).
2005
He is honored in La Alberca together with the poet JL Puerto and the pastor of the town for contributing his work to spread the mountain culture.
Contributes with a drawing of Salamanca theme to illustrate the calendar "Plaza mayor 2005" (August) on the 250 anniversary of the main square of Salamanca.
Participates in the exhibition "Murmurs of the stone" themed on the main square with a group of three figures and two bas-reliefs in homage to the stonecutters ("Los Canteros").
Individual Exhibition in the courtyard of the palace of Los Guzmanes (Diputación de León) - 77 sculptures and 20 drawings.- Caja Duero
2006
Inauguration in the Bullring of Peñaranda de Bracamonte (Salamanca) of the Busto de Jerónimo Madrid (Bronze with granite basement), caretaker and curator of the square.
Jerónimo carries in his hands the key to the square, symbol of his work,
2007
Exhibition in the Portuguese city of San Joao de Madeira, as a guest Spanish sculptor, to inaugurate the first international exhibition of plastic arts; contributing two works to the exhibition: "Oceánida" (Hormigón) and "Balista con towel" (Bronze)

The Salamanca City Council publishes the artistic calendar for 2008 that incorporates drawings by twelve artists with the theme "Monuments of Salamanca", contributing for the month of October the work "Torre del Clavero with charra and student" (Ink drawings).
2008
New edition of the artistic calendar of the City of Salamanca for 2009, in this case the theme is "The River Tormes" contributing for the month of October, his work "Lazarillo de Tormes y el Ciego" (Ink Drawing).

Presentation in the Salamanca Casino of the book "Illustrious Neighbors of Salamanca" by the writer Francisco Blanco Prieto, of which the neighbor Agustín Casillas Osado is a part.
2009
Inauguration in the exhibition hall "La Salina" of the Diputación de Salamanca of the exhibition "Casillas, Salmantinas Identities", promoted by the Institute of the identities of the Diputación. The exhibition consists of exempt and low relief sculptures and drawings on Salamanca themes, with more than 80 works. Of the thousands of visitors to the exhibition, the following stand out: A group of blind people from ONCE, guided in their visit by the Author, a representation of sculpture students from the Art School of Salamanca with their teacher, who followed the words of the exhibitor attentively and a group of the Cultural Association "Tierno Galván" of Santa Mata de Tormes who carefully visited the exhibition guided by the Sculptor.

The sculpture "Náyade" (Concrete) is removed from the Constitution Square that will be remodeled. It was placed in this square (before the Caudillo) in the year 1972.
2010
He is invited by the Cultural Association "Tierno Galván" to give a talk at his headquarters about the trajectory of his sculptural work, with the contribution of some of his sculptures.
With this Cultural Association he makes an itinerant visit to the most emblematic places where his sculptural work is located.
After the reform of the Constitution Square and by decision of the municipal artistic technical commission, the sculpture "Náyade" will return to this square in a bronze replica, after the original concrete piece has been restored.
2011
Performs for the Association "Salamanca on the Via de la Plata-Camino de Santiago" the drawing "Peregrino Andariego" (titna and colored pencil) that appears on the banner at the entrance of the Pilgrim's Hostel in Salamanca.
For this reason he receives a tribute from this Association, which names him as Honorary Member.

The Cultural Association "Tierno Galván" appreciates the approach to his sculptural work selflessly and recognition of his collaboration with her, in a tribute dinner, being named honorary partner of the Association.
The sculpture "Náyade" cast in bronze returns to its place of orientation, The Constitution Square.
The original "Naiad" of concrete, restored, is located in the Plaza del Alto del Rollo in the area of ​​its source with water jets.

Make the drawing for the cover of the special supplement of the newspaper "El Adelanto" of Salamanca, of the December 31, on the occasion of the 75 anniversary of the death of Miguel de Unamuno (Bronze) located in the classroom of Unamuno of the University of Salamanca.
2011
Performs for the Association "Salamanca on the Via de la Plata-Camino de Santiago" the drawing "Peregrino Andariego" (titna and colored pencil) that appears on the banner at the entrance of the Pilgrim's Hostel in Salamanca.
For this reason he receives a tribute from this Association, which names him as Honorary Member.

The Cultural Association "Tierno Galván" appreciates the approach to his sculptural work selflessly and recognition of his collaboration with her, in a tribute dinner, being named honorary partner of the Association.
The sculpture "Náyade" cast in bronze returns to its place of orientation, The Constitution Square.
The original "Naiad" of concrete, restored, is located in the Plaza del Alto del Rollo in the area of ​​its source with water jets.

Make the drawing for the cover of the special supplement of the newspaper "El Adelanto" of Salamanca, of the December 31, on the occasion of the 75 anniversary of the death of Miguel de Unamuno (Bronze) located in the classroom of Unamuno of the University of Salamanca.
2012
The Casino de Salamanca pays tribute to Unamuno on the occasion of the 75 anniversary of his death, with the relocation of the bust of D. Miguel, made in the year 1979 by Agustín Casillas in the place where the gathering was in which he participated.
2015 City Gold Medal

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Website: http://www.agustincasillas.com/
Participation Date: November 22 2019