Gonzalo Cao was born in Estribela, Pontevedra in 1956. He is currently the Professor of Painting and Photography at the University of Cuenca.
How is it possible to paint emotion for fifteen years, simply by using two rectangles and one circle, and never jeopardising one’s reputation, and on top of that, to be a master of colour? Here we present a rather controversial mainstay of our gallery.
What is the countryside? - The best school of creation.
What is it to walk? - To learn.
What is it to walk in the countryside? - It is to be part of the greatest source of knowledge and understanding.
What does it mean to teach? - In most cases, it means to open a door, and whoever opens it, doesn’t know where he will end up. To teach is to have the key to that door.
Interview with Gonzalo R. Cao in 2005