Mayor (b. Madrid) is a visual artist based in Rotterdam. He was educated as an architect and a visual artist in Madrid, Turin and London. In 2001 he established the office for architecture, urban planning and landscape architecture Casanova+Hernandez Architects in Rotterdam. In parallel he has developed his artistic work, first in Madrid and later in Atelier-Mayor located in Rotterdam.
Mayor’s architectural and artistic work has been exhibited in many museums and art galleries such as: CICA Museum, Korea (2017); ICO Museum, Madrid (2015); Museu Nacional de Soares dos Reis, Porto (2014); Architektur Galerie Berlin (2013); Real Academia de España, Rome (2011); Latin Cultural Centre, Dallas (2011); Instituto Cervantes, Chicago (2011); Nai, Rotterdam (2010, 2007, 2004); La Casa Encendida, Madrid (2010); Columbia University, New York (2009); Arqueria Nuevos Ministerios, Madrid (2008, 2002); Architekturzentrum, Vienna (2007); Magazinni del Sale, Venice (2007); Centrale Bibliotheek, Rotterdam (2007); Kunstmuseum, Stuttgart (2006); Van Nelle Fabriek, Rotterdam (2005); The Hague City Hall, The Hague (2004) and Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona (2004).