Bodegas Salentein

Killka Gallery


Killka Gallery opened in 2006, Galería Killka is a space designed to show and offer for sale the works of art of renowned local, national and international artists. Its schedule includes four exhibits per year, one every season.


Molina, Pedra y Cano

13/09/2015 - 29/11/2015

The exhibition “José Luis Molina, Leo Pedra and Mauro Cano” gathers artworks by three artists from Mendoza. It was inaugurated on September 12th 2015 and will be opened untilSunday November 29th 2015.

They all share a deeply existentialist perspective towards mankind, and inquire into human condition, its finitude, vulnerability, emotions, and history; as well as into the way human beings connect with each other, and the intrinsic anguish that goes hand in hand with vital questions.

The exhibition is opened Tuesday through Sundays and Holiday Mondays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Killka-Espacio Salentein.(Route 89, Km 14, Los Árboles, Tunuyán, Mendoza).

Curator: Anabel Simionato /  Museographic work:  Agustina Romero y  Mariano García. For reservations and further information please contact:  arte.killka@mp-wines.comor call +54 02622-429523/27

José Luis Molina

He was born in Guaymallén, Mendoza, Argentina on March 6th, 1960. He studied Fine Arts at the School of Arts of Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, where teachers, Luis Enrique López, Eliana Molinelli, Cristian Delhez and Alberto Musso generously contributed to his training.  He earned a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts with specialization in painting. Since 1990, he has been working as a teacher. He teaches Drawing Class I, as an associate professor, and Painting Workshop I and II as a full professor at the School of Arts and Design of Universidad Nacional de Cuyo.

In 1988, he actively began participating in the local artistic scene and, being an endless seeker of forms, his artworks go from two-dimensional plastic languages ​​to three-dimensional ones, making incursions into digital media.

He has exhibited over a hundred times at museums and art galleries, both locally and abroad. More than a dozen of them are solo exhibits.

His artworks are part of private collections, major institutions and state departments.

Leo Pedra

He was born in the city of Mendoza, Argentina, in 1976. He began his artistic training at the local School of Fine Arts. From 1996 to 1998, he studied at Daniel Bernal’s Art Studio.

Since then, he has participated in group and solo exhibits in Mendoza, Cordoba and Buenos Aires.

In 2012, he began his studies at Visual Arts School of Universidad Nacional de Cuyo.

He develops his work in the field of visual arts in parallel to his literary activity.

From 2001 to 2005, he took part in the production of Bichobolita, a literary magazine containing illustrations and text.

In 2006, he publishedYogurt andI have never been as happy as when I was Goth, by Carbónico Publishing House; and, in 2009, the “Curduroy” stories. Additionally, he took part in the making of Desertikón, an anthology of contemporary poetry and narrative from Mendoza, published by Eloísa Cartonera Publishing House. In 2014, his writings appeared in theAfter the End anthology published by Babeuf Publishing House.

Since 2013 up to this date, he has worked as co-curator at Young Space, apart of theart gallery from Universidad Tecnológica Nacional. 

Mauro Cano

He was born in Mendoza, Argentina, in 1978. Although he studied for a short period at the Fine Arts School of Universidad Nacional de Cuyo, he considers himself a self-taught artist. He has participated in several group and solo exhibits. His artworks are part of private collections all over the world, as well as of art galleries, museums and town halls. He has also been invited to participate in different group and solo exhibits and has won numerous awards and acknowledgments in art galleries.


Killka-Salentein Gallery is the meeting place of art, nature, wine and excellent gastronomy in Bodegas Salentein. Its art space has an important collection of contemporary Argentine and Dutch art of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. In its art gallery, three annual samples of renowned national and international artists are performed. In 2008, Killka was awarded with the gold global award in the category Arts and Culture in the contest Best of the Great Wine Capitals.