Juan Cuenca is an architect coming from the art world. In 1957, he joined a group of artists to found the so-called Equipo 57 (1957-1965) that held exhibitions in numerous cities of Spain and Europe (Madrid, Paris, Copenhagen, Zurich). His works of art are displayed in important museums and collections (M. Reina Sofía in Madrid; M. Abstract art in Cuenca, IVAN de Valencia; CAAC of Sevilla; ARTIUM of Alava...)
In 1967, the Equipo 57 won the final prize in the Concurso Nacional de Mobiliario (Ministerio de la Vivienda) and also the Delta de Plata Adi Fad 1964 in Barcelona, where they are also exhibited in the Museo del Diseño.
After completing his studies in architecture in Madrid (1964), Juan Cuenca settled in Córdoba in 1967 where he worked on different architecture, sculpture and design-related projects. In these projects the Bauhaus style arises from the attribute of eliminating the barriers between art and design.
He has won several awards from such institutions as the Colegio de Arquitectos de Andalucía, the Colegio de Arquitectos of Sevilla and the Colegio de Arquitectos of Córdoba, including prizes like the first place in furniture design(1993) and the "Europe Nostra 2014" of the European Community.
He has recently exhibited a collection of sculptures at the Gallery Freijo Madrid (2014) and in Córdoba he displayed a collection entitled "Art, architecture and design" in the Vimcorsa Hall of the Town Hall of Cordoba (2016). Juan Cuenca also exhibited at PINTA MIAMI 2016 and is featured in The Ella Fontanais Cisneros Collection.