Sofía Tornero


She was born in Abarán, Murcia in 1976.

Sculptor by training at the School of Art of Murcia, she begins her career with the First Prize of Murcia Youth Sculpture 97. From that moment she has garnered important awards and selections in various national competitions among which include, Impuls’ART 2011 ( Murcia), V National Floating Sculpture Competition Laguna del Duero (Valladolid), II Biennial of the Arts of Buñol (Valencia), X National Sculpture Competition of Oropesa del Mar (Castellón).

She currently has 20 years of work and dedication, since he finished her studies at the E.A. Murcia. Her individual exhibitions are numerous, among which include “Sofía Tornero” in the Regional Museum of Modern Art (MURAM) Cartagena, Murcia, being the youngest artist to exhibit in a Museum of Modern Art of the National network.

Numerous collective exhibitions throughout the Spanish geography such as Jaén Museum, National Library of Spain (Madrid), Archaeological Museum of Murcia (MAM), Palacio Almudí Murcia, Pedro Cano Blanca Foundation (Murcia), Granada FIARTE, AADK Spain Blanca, Santander ( Athenaeum and Real tennis club), Madrid, Tarragona, Girona, Toledo, Salamanca, Oviedo, Burgos, Logroño, Guadalajara, Alicante, Zaragoza, Cordoba, Almeria, Barcelona, ​​Valencia, Cádiz … And other international ones in Havana -Cuba, Paris , Mérida -Mexico, Kabbah -Tanger, Carrara -Italy, Essen -Germany, London, Trento-Italy.

In 2013, she is recognized as a promising Spaniard, under 45 years old, in the prestigious economy and art magazine “Capital” (position 72, 125 total).

At the international level, she has represented her country and region with the selection at the XIII International Outdoor Sculpture Symposium in Carrara, Italy and has been selected by the Athenaeum Museum of Contemporary Art of Yucatan in Mérida, Mexico, with the open-air exhibition in Paseo Montejo “Sculptural Brotherhoods Mexico-Spain“. Participated in the Contemporary Art Ruhr Fair (C.A.R.) die innovative Kunstmesse, in Essen (Germany). Selected in “ArtWorks open 2016″ Barbican art group trust, London. Being the only Spanish candidated selected among more than 500 entries. Selection HUMAN RIGHTS? # H2O | curated by Roberto Ronca. AIAPI | Unesco Official partner. Fondazione Opera Campana Dei Caduti. Rovereto TN. ITALY Its most emblematic work is the “Punto de Encuentro” Sculptural Group which is located in the main hall of the New Mula Courts in Murcia, a work commissioned by the Ministry of Justice.