Sonia G Caballero was born in Madrid, Spain, in 1976. Her first contact with painting was in her infancy at the age of seven.
In 1986 she moved to live in Seville for family reasons.
In 1997 She traveled to Japan for the first time and in 1998 she finished my studies in Advertising, Marketing and Art Direction and she moved to Japan to live there.
In 2005 she finished studies in Interior Decoration.
During her trip to Kyoto in 2000 for first time, her artistic vocation began to take shape.
Her works are directly influences by Japanese art, being soaked up in the different traditional techniques of the country, and at the same time developing these cultural techniques .
Her works bear a seal, both personal and universal, with a clear influence of Japanese art and culture, combining visual techniques of Eastern and Western oil painting.
In doing so, she has managed to develop a very original and quite distinctive style, both in painting and Japanese Traditional Lacquer decoration, resulting in its own technique, the “Kourinhaku-oil” and “ Neo-naturalism“ style.
She has developed a genuine pictorial language, gathering in her works rare elements. Her compositions include bright colors combined with precious metals like GOLD, PLATINUM, SILVER, COPPER … revealing a strong influence of Japanese Artists like Ogata Korin, Hokusai, Zeshin and European Artists like Klimt being featured among others.
In her portraits she seeks perfection with photographic image processing. Therefore the most important features are their high concentration of naturalism together with the details.
Teaching experience in art class in Montessori Schools in Japan with children from 3 to 12 years old.”Give children tools and freedom to develop their talent and creativity.”
Since 2017, she has started working in a new project Art & Jewelry with Rose Gold, White Gold, Yellow Gold and Diamonds.
Since 2018 she is working in Coral sculptures with PLATINUM and DIAMONDS in combination with Oil Colors.
She is in continuous Innovation, Creation of New Works and taking New Projects.
With more than 20 years living in Japan and learning in a self-taught way the delicate Japanese art.
A consolidated artist in Japan, with eight collections, all very different. She has exhibited five times in one of the most recognized galleries in Japan, such as the Bunkamura Gallery in Tokyo. Its fifth exhibition, in September 2019 as a celebration of the 30th anniversary of the renowned gallery with an influx of more than 4,000 people in a week.
In 2019, he delivered to the Government of the United Arab Emirates his work “The Year of Tolerance”, a work that currently remains in that country.
“I love creating alternative worlds from my dreams”.
JAPANESE ART and CULTURE
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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 Spanish artist is an accomplished specialist in Japanese painting techniques and the Rinpa style is one of her favourite ones. The Rinpa style developed in the city of Kyoto and reached Edo (today it is known asTokyo, Japan’s capital) where, in addition to the local tastes, a new style came into being with Sakai
Her painting “The Year of Tolerance” is received by the UAE Consul General in Barcelona at a reception at the Real Cercle Artístic of Barcelona. The personal development of Sonia G Caballero in this 2019 has been spectacular. With an exhibition in Japan marked by the success of the influx of people (more than
The exhibition of the Spanish painter “Flowers, Birds, Wind & Moon” took place at the Bunkamura Gallery in Tokyo from September 13th to 19th. “When Japan meets Sonia G Caballero … the amazing world becomes reality. Very Japanese art but very sophisticated with western essence. Lovely Sakura and Wisteria Pink sway in your heart and
Next Friday, September the 13th, the new exhibition of Sonia G Caballero will be inaugurated in the prestigious Bunkamura gallery, in the Shibuya neighborhood, Tokyo. It is the 5th time that Sonia G Caballero exhibits in Bunkamura in the last 4 years, which, by the way, is celebrating this year its thirtieth anniversary in the
The Spanish artist based in Japan the last 20 years of her life also develops personalized art for some of her clients. Sonia G Caballero we have always said that she is not a conventional artist. She has innovated in Japanese painting techniques, creating his own techniques, has reinterpreted oriental art by mixing it with
The Spanish artist tells us about her passion for Feng Sui. Feng Sui is an ancient Chinese philosophical system of Taoist origin based on the conscious and harmonious occupation of space in order to achieve a positive influence on the people who occupy it. In this way attract the favourable energies that help us to