COVADONGA SARRAGUA LEYVA

Born in Granada, Spain, Covadonga Leyva studied (MA) painting, drawing and engraving at the Escuela de Bellas Artes in Madrid and Granada. 
 
 
 

2007 Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC, USA

2007  Mural paintings and engravings on aluminum plates for clients throughout Spain

2003 Restoration of old palace in Jerez de la Frontera 
 
 

Solo Exhibitions

2002 Ansorena Gallery, Madrid

1997  Heller Gallery, Madrid

1994  Travelling Exhibition (Instituto Cervantes), Cairo, Alexandria, Damascus, Amman and Beirut

1993 Ansorena Gallery, Madrid

1990 Ansorena Gallery, Madrid

1987 Serrano 5 Art Center, Madrid

1986 Heller Gallery, Madrid

1985 Casa de los Tiros Museum, Granada

1981  Club Urbis, Madrid 
 
 

Group Exhibitions

1997 RENIN, Malaga

1996 Mercedes de Caso, Madrid

1995 Ansorena Gallery, Madrid (portrait exhibition)

1994 Art Miami, Miami, FL, USA

1991 Camilo Jose Cela Tribute, Conde Duque Center, Madrid

1988 Infantas Gallery, Madrid

1988 Sammer Gallery, Madrid

1987 ARCO, Madrid

1986 ARAMBOL, Madrid

1984 Madraza Palace, Granada 
 
 

Portraits

2005 “Froilán”, Grandson of the King and Queen of Spain

2004 Four portraits of Mutua’s presidents

1998 Mrs. Rosa Conde, Official portrait, the Ministers Portrait Gallery of the Spanish Government

1997 Mr. José A. Griñán, Official portrait, the Ministers Portrait Gallery of the Spanish Government

      Mr. José P. Perez, Official portrait, the Ministers Portrait Gallery of the Spanish Government

      Mrs. Cristina Alberdi, Official portrait, the Ministers Portrait Gallery of the Spanish Government

Mrs. Matilde Fernandez, Official portrait, the Ministers Portrait Gallery of the Spanish Government

1996 Mr. Gonzalo Suarez Partierra, Official portrait, the Ministers Portrait Gallery of the Spanish Government 
 
 
 

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Awards

1993 Gold Medal for Contribution to the Plastic Arts, Lounge 21st Century, Palace of Fairs and Congresses of Marbella

1989 First Prize, Drawing, Edition of Aranjuez’s Gardens

1988 First Prize, Drawing, House of the Clock, Town Hall, Madrid

1987 Second Prize, Design, “Gaston y Daniela”

1986 First Prize, Drawing, Town Hall of Tarrangona

1982 First Prize, Watercolor, Town Hall of Madrid 
 
 

Bibliography

1988 Arabic Architecture, Folder of Drawings, Alhambra of Granada Patronage

1985 Pillars of Granada, in collaboration with the School of Architecture and Town Hall of Granada

1984 Graphic designer advertising agency, Clover, Madrid