Teruhiro Ando (Zentsuji, Japan, 1962)
Teruhiro Ando is a Japanese artist who has lived in Spain since 1992.
The painting of Teruhiro Ando questions the reality of perception and amazes the viewer with the illusion that produces the trompe l'oeil.
He’s earned several national and international awards among which we can highlight the BMW Painting Prize in 2008, granted by Queen Sofia, the Valdepeñas International Fine Arts Exhibition Prize in 2012, the Focus-Abengoa International Contemporary Painting Prize in 2013 and the Salon d'Automne in Madrid 2014.
His work is nowadays part of collections such as the National Library in Madrid, the National Contemporary Art Museum in Ljubljana, the Contemporary Art Museum CEART in Madrid, the Municipal Museum in Valdepeñas, as well as collections from foundations like UNED, Focus-Abengoa, BMW or Wellington among others.
In 2013 he was appointed corresponding member of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts and Historical Sciences in Toledo.