Artist, painter, designer, creator, writer and entrepreneur born in Madrid. Her work, Fine Art, bears a personal and universal fusion of art and oriental and western Japanese culture. With a clear influence of nature and multiple textures. In her compositions she uses precious metals, Urushi lacquer and diamonds.
With more than 22 years living in Japan. She self-taught the delicate Japanese art. Her life in Japan allowed her to become immersed in the country’s traditional techniques, while developing them. In doing so, she has developed an original and exclusive style, both in painting and using traditional Japanese Urushi lacquer. She created the “Kourinhaku-oil” technique and “Neo-naturalism”.
She is currently the only artist in the world who uses platinum in the Japanese Rinpa school. Her portraits seek perfection in the processing of photographic images. The most significant characteristics are her high concentration of naturalism along with meticulous details in precious metals and oil paintings.
Since 2014, she has extensive teaching experience in art at a Montessori school in Yokohama, Japan, with children aged 3 to 12 years old.
In 2017, she started working on an Art & Jewelry project. This gave rise to her own High Jewelry line, inspired by the DESEOS COLLECTION.
Since 2018, she has been working on coral sculptures with platinum, 24K gold and diamonds in combination with oil colors. She promotes marine reforestation projects committed to the environment.
A consolidated artist in Japan, with eight collections covering different themes. Her work with a distinctive and unique seal, was exhibited at the Spanish Embassy in Tokyo, on the 400th Anniversary of Spain-Japan Bilateral Relations, in 2014. Selected as the artist representing both countries’ fusion.
She has exhibited five times in one of Japan’s most renowned galleries. The Bunkamura Gallery in Tokyo. Where she held her fifth exhibition, on the occasion of the gallery’s thirtieth anniversary, which concluded with an influx of more than 4,000 people in just one week. She has also coincided with exhibitions by artists such as Picasso.
In 2019, selected by the United Arab Emirates Government, she delivered her work THE YEAR OF TOLERANCE. Thiscurrently remains in that country.
In 2020, she published her first book 101 CREATIVE PROJECTS. Vol.I, based on her art projects taught at Montessorischool in Japan.
In 2021, she published her book KOTODAMA言霊. The Heart of Japan, Art and Culture.
In June 2021 she founded the world’s first Montessori Art School for children from 3 to 16 years old.
In 2022 she started an Art & Fashion project in which she works directly on couture garments using traditional Japanese kimono painting techniques, in fusion with her own techniques. She also paints original artworks on bags and accessories from brands such as Hermés…all usingg precious metals. This has led her to win the European Award for Innovation in Fashion and Culture, 2022.
Many of her works are all over the world and some are already in collectors’ hands. Developing new works and developing new projects is a part of Sonia’s continuous innovation.
- For the United Arab Emirates Government, The Year of Tolerance 2019
- European Award for Innovation in Fashion and Culture, 2022
- Alya Award for Professional Excellence, 2022
- Career Achievement Award, Madrid Magazine, 2022
- Nomination for the Prenamo Career Achievement Award, 2022
- Nomination for the Career Achievement Award by the President of the “Diamond Award” and “Maximum Hispanic Pride” awards in Barcelona, 2022
With its singular color harmonies and mysterious aura, DESEOS is at the heart
of the collection designed
by Sonia G Caballero
DESEOS are the fruits of THE TREE Of WISHES
DESEOS are small pieces of artwork like jewels which come together with wishes… The result of meticulous and delicate artwork, leading to a world of peace and connection with the essence and the innermost desires of each. This work has a great power that can clear the mind and the heart.
JAPANESE ART and CULTURE
A WALK THROUGH JAPANESE ART | VOl. I
A book that brings children closer not only to art but also to a philosophy of Japanese life and thought that will help to model the child's personality in terms of respect ,in accordance with the current environmental situation.
The exhibition in Madrid, Casa Club is extended to the month of February
Due to the large number of visitors, the pictorial exhibition will be extended until February 2023 Sonia Caballero presents her new work Red Gold Coral, along with works from her eight collections and the Art & Jewerly and Art & Fashion projects. ART & JEWERLY is a project that began in 2017. The work The
Art & Jewelry , Art & Fashion | Casa Club, Madrid 2022-23
Live a unique experience with art on December 20, to February 2023. The exhibition is extended to the month of February Sonia Caballero presents her new work Red Gold Coral, along with works from her eight collections and the Art & Jewerly and Art & Fashion projects. ART & JEWERLY is a project that began
Career Achievement Award, Madrid Magazine 2022
VIII Edition of Professional Career Awards Madrid Magazine, 2022, took place last 4th at the Wellington Hotel in Madrid. It has been an honor to receive this Career Achievement Award, Madrid Magazine 2022, along with great journalists such as Nieves Herrero and Juanma Romero, opera singers such as Pilar Jurado, and a large
SUITE NIGHT ART
Melia Marbella Banus International collective exhibition 27/ oct /2022 ~ 19.30 ~21:30 Sonia Caballero for the first time in Spain presentation of: ART & JEWERLY is a project that started in 2017. My work “The Tree of Wishes” and its fruit, the high jewellery pieces “Deseos” made by Ernest Oriol Joyeros from
ALYA Professional Excellence Award, 2022
On July 6th took place at The Westin Palace, Madrid, the second edition of the ALYA Award which recognizes individuals who exemplify and excel in one or more of the attributes, reinvention, resilience, social impact, adaptability and sustainability. It has been an honor to receive the Alya Award for Professional Excellence from the Alya Society
European Award for Innovation in Culture and Fashion, 2022
I have recently had the great honor and satisfaction of receiving a new award. Thank you for this new recognition “EUROPEAN AWARD FOR INNOVATION IN CULTURE AND FASHION, 2022”. -Innovation in techniques: Fusion of European and Oriental techniques. Creator of the KOURINHAKUOIL technique. -Innovation in materials, fusion of European materials, oils and Japanese lacquers with