Joanpere Massana. *1968, Ponts
At the age of 24, Joanpere Massana won the first prize for painting organized by the Autonomous Government of Catalonia. It was a special honour for the artist to be the first to present an individual form of his exhibition Il libro dell´acqua in the PAN (Palazzo delle Arti Napoli) and to publish a book with over 2000 copies. Massana has participated in international fairs and exhibitions. His works range from large-format to small-format installations to drawings, various copper engravings, paintings, sculptures, videos and poetry. In addition to his work as an artist, he is now professor and head of the Sculpture Department at the Tárrega School of Art and Drawing and a member of the Art and Culture Council at the d´Estudis llerdencs Institute in Lérida.