Art Education

Stichting de Vrije Academie voor Beeldende Kunst. The Hague, The Netherlands, 1989-1992

Artist in Residence, Dora Dolz Studio.1988-1991, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Solo Exhibitions

Flowers (Drawings). Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência, Lisbon, June 2021

Flowers (Drawings). Ocupart Gallery, Lisbon, June 2021

Mares de China. UtopiaParkway Gallery, Madrid, 2019

The Flowers Series. Drawings. Mao Space, Shanghai, May 2018

M.V. Beijing Years. 2013-2017. The Private Exhibition. Feejang Gallery, Beijing, 2017

The Skin of the Sea. Yuan Museum, Beijing, 2015

Sea PoemsMao Space Shanghai. 2014

Letters and Slates. Astarté Gallery, Madrid, 2011

Poemas Naturales. Cervantes Institute, Belgrade, Serbia, 2010

 Botanical Poems. Utopia Parkway Gallery, Madrid, 2009 (catalogue)

 Blind Flowers. Anni Art Gallery, 798 Art Zone, Beijing, China, 2008

 Haikus Visuales. Ludwig Foundation, Havanna, Cuba, 2007

Gaijin. CASA ASIA , Barcelona, Spain. 2004, (catalogue)

 Anábasis. My Name´s Lolita Gallery. Valencia, 2001, (catalogue)

Careo. Galería My Name´s Lolita. Madrid, 1999

 Manuel Valencia. Caja Madrid Gallery, Madrid. 1996 (catalogue)

Manuel Valencia. Caja Madrid Gallery, Madrid. 1996 (catalogue)


Selected Group Exhibitions

CIGE Art Fair. Miguel Marcos Gallery, Madrid, 2017

First Wuhan Ink Biennial. Wuhan, China, October 2017

ARCO ART FAIRGalería Miguel Marcos. Madrid, 2016

CIGE Art Fair, (Miguel Marcos Art Gallery, Barcelona). Beijing, October 2015

Astarté Art Gallery, Group Show. Ruiloba, Santander, Spain. August 2015

Utopía Parkway Art Gallery, Group Show. Madrid, May 2015

ARCO ART FAIRGalería Miguel Marcos. Madrid, 2015

Arte Lisboa. Galería Astarté. Lisboa, November 2011

Papeles de Asia. CASA ASIA. Casa Decor, Madrid 2011

5th. Book Festival. Librería la Central del Raval. Barcelona. 2011

El Jardín de la Utopía. Galería Edurne. El Escorial. Madrid. Spain, 2010

Châteaux de Sable. NIT NIU, S. Vicenç. Mallorca. Spain, 2003

Autor Retratos. Utopía Parkway Gallery. Madrid, 2002 (catalogue)

Tinto de Verano. My Name´s Lolita Gallery. Valencia, Spain, 2001

Group Exhibition. Creekside Gallery. Park City, Utah (USA), 2000

Opening. Flora Herranz Gallery. Madrid, Spain, 1995

Spring Exhibition 1992. De Vrije Academie. The Hague

Group Exhibition. Groote Kerk. 1991. Voorburg, The Netherlands

Spring Exhibition 1991. De Vrije Academie. The Hague, The Netherlands



FLOWERS. Drawings by Manuel Valencia. Text Menene Gras Balaguer. Purple Roof Editions. Shanghai 2018.

El jardín japonés. Several authors. Tecnos Editions. Madrid 2015.

Diario de Viajes Acelerados -10 años-. Text and drawings by Manuel   Valencia. Editorial Isla Grande. Madrid, 2007

Tintas Comunicantes. Poems by José Luís Gallero, drawings by Manuel Valencia. Colección Coda. Madrid, 2006

Diario de Viajes Acelerados. Text and drawings by Manuel Valencia. Colección Utopía. Galería Utopia Parkway. Madrid, 2003



Islados: Liminal Crossings – Yi Ling Mao, February 2015

Spanish envoy links East, West with art – Chen Hui Yan, Shanghai Daily – November 2014

Landscape of Mind, Valencia’s Paintings – Huang Du


Other publications

ADArchitectural Digest – 安邸AD – May, 2017