José Luis “Chuchi” Sánchez (b. 1957) - Venezuelan artist naturalized and currently residing in Spain. Throughout a diverse career development, having exerted professions such as architect, museum designer and university professor, Chuchi Sánchez has had an equally diverse career as an artist, for which he has received various acknowledgments - such as the Grand Prize of the Ecuador Biennial in 1992, and an Honorable Mention during the National Sculpture Award of Venezuela in 2017; among others.


2001: Ambulantes. Museo del Oeste Jacobo Borges, Caracas, Venezuela.

2002: La Casa Ideal. Representaciones Alternativas. Antwerp, Belgium.

2017: Cruces y Entrecruces. National Sculpture Award: La Cruz y el Mar. Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. Honorable Mention.

Simulated Fragments of Nature. Umeå Bildmuseet, Sweden - Proposal for an interactive installation.

2017: Individual: Continuous Traces. Lilla Glleriet, Umeå, Sweden.


1992: Grand Prize - Biennial of Quito, Ecuador.

2000: Medal of Honor - Museo del Vidrio, Mexico City, Mexico.

2015: Medal of Honor - Recognition of achievements throughout his professional life, Venezuela.

2017: Honorable Mention - National Sculpture Award, La Cruz y el Mar Contest, Venezuela.

2020: Shortlisted - MOVEMENT International Monumental Sculpture Competition, Malta.

National Award in the category "Design and exhibition assembly" of the XIII Biennial of Architecture of the College of Architects of Venezuela.