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Antonio Cerero was born in Alcalá de Guadaíra in 1966; he develops his artistic work in the field of sculpture together with his job as a volume teacher in the School of Art in Cádiz.

He trained in the faculty of Fine Art in Seville, where he was awarded the scholarship from the Ministry of Education and Science during the 1986-87, 1987-88 and 1988-89 courses. He was also given a collaborative scholarship in the drawing department during the 1989-90 and 1990-91 courses. He had the best student's record in the special field of sculpture in the class of 1986-91. He was a member of the research group "New Sculptural Materials and Processes" and was the honorary collaborator in the subject of Modelling of the Natural from the sculpture and history of the plastic arts department. He also worked as a collaborator in the studio of Sebastian Santos Calero during the period 1990-94.

In 1994, through a public entrance examination contest he was granted a place as a modelling and casting teacher in the Schools of Applied Arts and Artistic Occupations. Since the 1995-96 course he has been the official volume teacher in the School of Art in Cádiz.

His sculptural work is characterised by the combination of a very elaborate technique together with plastic experimentation, where the element of chance is nearly always present, smashing the clay sculptures against the floor thus deforming them, trapping them in presses, or changing the moulds to make new and original shapes. Another common denominator in his most recent work is the introduction of colour as an expressive element. Polychrome is used from a pictorial and present day point of view in which the pure colours highlight the textures and surfaces whilst always respecting the natural quality of the material.

Antonio Cerero is the author of several public works such as the commemorative monument for the Centenary of Las Salesianas of Seville, the monument for the Centenary of the birth of José Mª Gutiérrez de Alba and the Monument for Pan de Alcalá de Guadaíra.

He has had several exhibitions, both solo and group exhibitions, and has won the following awards: second Prize in the XXVIII contest in the Royal Academy of Fine Art in Cádiz, an award from the Vipren foundation in the X plastic arts autumn contest, and the sculpture Award in the XXI “Miguel Sandoval” plastic arts contest.