Gonzalo Borondo (Valladolid, 1989) is among the most internationally recognized urban artists. His unique public interventions are visible all over the world, while he has exhibited in personal shows in Rome, Madrid, Paris and London and participated in numerous street art festivals such as Urban Nation (Berlin, 2016), Mural Social Club (Kiev, 2016), Muro_Festival de Arte Urbana LX 2016 (Lisbon, 2016) and Outdoor festival (Rome, 2012).
Grown up in Segovia, he later moved to Madrid where he strengthened his relationship with graffiti. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Madrid and in Rome. In Madrid, he met the painter Jose Garcia Herranz who introduced him to the Old masters of painting. Mixing installation and graffiti Borondo approaches street art and the public space with an innovative way. The artist has developed his own artistic language experimenting with different techniques, such as oil painting, charcoal and tempera and using a variety of supports: from hay bales, to windows, to large-scale facades. Today he is widely famous for his unique glass scratching technique. Borondo, a true painter of our time, approaches his subjects, often human figures, with an expressionistic, powerful and poetical way. In 2018 the artists exhibited ‘Non Plus Ultra’, an exhibition in collaboration with the MACRO, where the public was able to witness the creative process of Gonzalo Borondo, who screen printed on fifty-two glass plates.