Ronda, Spain, 1974
Lives and works in Madrid

Studies

2004-2008

Faculty of Fine Art Alonso Cano, Phd, Granada, Spain

2004-2005

The Ohio State University, photography, MA, Columbus, Ohio, USA

2001-2003

HISK (Hoger Institute Schone Kunsten,), Antwerp, Belgium

2000-2001

De Pont Atelier, De Pont Museum, Tilburg, Netherlands

1997-2001

Leicester University (UK) and AVB, european culture and art, MA, Tilburg, Netherlands

1992-1997

Faculty of Fine Art Alonso Cano, fine art, BA, Granada, Spain

Grants and awards

2016

Fellowship for Artistic Exellence, OMI residency, NY, USA

2015

Spain´s Public Agency for Cultura Action (AC/E)., 5th Thessaloniki Contemporary Art Biennale, Greece
1st Award Generación, Caja Madrid, Spain

2008

1st Award Young Andalusian Artists Awards. Instituto Andaluz de la Juventud, Spain

2005

Edith Fergus Gilmore Díj, Department of Art, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA

2th Price Young Belgian Artist Awards (Prix de la Jeune Peinture Belge) Palais des Beaux–Arts. Brussels, Belgium

2004

Ministerio de Educación y Cultura Español. Madrid, Spain

2002

Herceg Klára Award

2001

Art Premier. Annual prizes of European artists. Dodrecht, Netherlands

First Prize Young Artist 2001. San Fernando Bank, Spain

2000

Manuel Rivera grant. Diputacion de Granada, Spain
CERA Bank Subsidy for Art Projects. Brussels, Belgium
Artistic Production. Nord Brabant Fonds. Breda, Netherlands.
De Pont Prize. De Pont Museum. Tilburg. The Netherlands
Studentenfinanciering. Scholarship for accomplishment of studies in Holland. Dutch government
Artistic production. Nord Brabant Fonds. Breda, Netherlands
Master in European Arts and Cultures. Fontys Academie. Tilburg, Netherlands

1999

Artslink/APEX studio program

1998

1st Price Jovenes Creadores Malagueños (Young Malaga Artists). Malaga, Spain

1997

Fulbright Fellowship Sculpture Alfonso Ariza. La Rambla, Córdoba, Spain

Solo exhibitions (selection)

2019

Solo show. ADN gallery, Barcelona, Spain.

2018

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy, SPECTA Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Sweet dreams are made of this. Aeroplastics Contemporary-The Chapel, Brussels, Belgium.

2017

Mar Negro, CDAN. Huesca, Spain

2016

Sweet dreams are made of this. El Tanque, Tenerife, Spain

2015

Sweet dreams are made of this. Mauroner gallery, Vienna, Austria

2014

This is not just fucking business. AND gallery. Barcelona, Spain

2013

Luto. Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain
Bilis Negra. MAS. Museo de Bellas Artes de Santander, Santander, Spain

2012

Es Pain. Casal Sorrellic, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Love is in the air (remix). CDA Projects, Istanbul, Turkey
Opening Night. CAC. Contemporary Art Museum, Malaga, Spain

2011

Let’s get Physical. Galería ADN. Barcelona, Spain
I´ve got you under my skin. Aeroplastics Contemporary. Brussels, Belgium

2010

Pena, Penita, Pena. Alvaro Alcazar gallery. Madrid, Spain
Golden Tears. Mario Mauroner gallery. Vienna, Austria

2009

Danzad, danzad, malditos. They shoot horses, don’t they? ADN gallery. Barcelona, Spain
Non si uccidono così anche i cavalli?. Allegra Ravizza gallery, Milan, Italy

2007

A night without sunshine is like night. Aeroplastics Contemporary. Brussels, Belgium

2006

Y Fueron Felices. Sandunga gallery. Granada, Spain
As hard as it can get. Brakke Grond. Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2005

Cataracts. OSU. Hithcock Hall. Columbus, Ohio, USA

2004

Happily Ever After. Kusseneers gallery. Antwerpen, Belgium

2003

Continuará. Caja San Fernando. Itinerante, Spain

2002

Mister Hyde. Palacio de los Condes de Gabia. Diputación de Granada. Granada, Spain

Collective shows (selection)

2019

Picasso and the Exodus. Sweet dreams!! Les Abattoirs Museum. Toulouse, France (cat.)

Bailar de arquitectura. Fernán Gómez Center. Madrid, Spain (cat.)

Sin fronteras. “más allá de la imagen”. Colección pública de fotografía Alcobendas, Santander, Spain

Spain is Art, Spanish Embassy, Brussels, Belgium

Black Mirror, Mario Mauroner Gallery, Wien, Austria

2018

A short century: MACBA Collection. MACBA, Barcelona, Spain. (cat.)

XXV años de la Colección Alcobendas. Centro de Arte Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain (cat.)

Proyector. Different locations, Madrid, Spain.

Historia. Miradas de artistas. Club Matador, Madrid, Spain.

Schilling, mark, dollar, euro and… money in art. Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, Austria.

Black Mirror. Mario Mauroner gallery, Salzburg, Austria.

Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin. Forum des images, Centre Pompidou, Le Carreau du Temple, Luminor Hôtel de Ville, Cité internationale des arts. Paris, France.
Sweet Dreams are made of this. Aeroplastics –the chapel, Brussels, Belgium.
Abierto-Abierto. Estudios Los Guayabamos, Guadalajara, México.
Black Disguises. MMSU, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia
Issues of Uncertainty. Ani Molnár Gallery, Budapest, Hungary.

2017

EDGY. International video exhibition. Galerija Umjetnina. Museum of Fine Arts, Split, Horvátország
Private Choice. Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brüsszel, Belgium
Shit, it´s Christmas again (from Jesus to Santa Claus). Gabrielle Maubrie galerie.Párizs, Franciaország
Cartografías Líquidas. Artium, Vitoria Spanyolország
The Raft. Art is (not) Lonely Different locations. Mu.ZEE, Ostende, Belgium
Algo más que palabras. Feria del Libro de Guadalajara. Guadalajara, Mexico
B3. On Desire. Biennial of Moving Image. Frankfurt Main. Germany
Me duele España. Espacio Dörffi, Arrecife, Lanzarote, Spain
Transition. Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, Salzburg, Austria
COMM / ALT / SHIFT. Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, New Jersey, USA
Nuestro deseo es una revolución. Centro Centro, Madrid, Spain
Abstracted # 2. Aeroplastics Contemporary. Brussels, Belgium
The Chapel, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium
React, Peanut Gallery, NY, USA
El borde de la herida. Centro Centro. Madrid, España y CDAN. Huesca, España
To Die Out Laughing. 23rd International Biennial of Humor and Satire in Art, “House of Humor and Satire”, Museum, Gabrovo, Bulgaria
Cartografías Líquidas, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico DF, Mexico

2016

WePorn, Galerie Levy-Deval. Brussels, Belgium (cat)
Pavilion de L’Exile. Paris, France
The Act of Seditio, WhiteBox, NY. New York, USA
PIGS.Galeria Municipal do Porto, Portugal (cat)
Mundos (im)possibles. Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida, Spain
El impacto de lo viejo. Fundación Cajasol. Seville, Spain
Quién es ese hombre? TEA, Tenerife Espacio de las Artes. Tenerife, Spain (cat)
PUNK. MACBA, Barcelona,Spain (cat)
Forever, BuBox, Kortrijk, Belgium
PIGS. Artium. Basque Museum-Center of Contemporary Art. Vitoria, Spain (cat)
Partner/You. Performance/collaboration with choreographer Chantal Yzerman. MUKHA. Antwerp, Belgium
Solo es Sexo. Galería Fernando Pradilla., Madrid, Spain
InterraCtion. Centre dárt de Cugnaux, Toulouse, France

2015

Andante Giocoso. Mario Mauroner gallery, Viena, Austria
Dark Ages. Aeroplastics Contemporary. Brussels, Belgium
TIME is love 8. International video art program. Itinerary for different countries
From Madonna to Madonna. M100. Centro Cultural Matucana. Santiago, Chile
El llano en llamas. Festival de Arte Cotemporaneo de Saltillo, Mexico
PUNK. Sus rastros en el arte contemporáneo. Artium. Vitoria (Cat)
5th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art. State Museum of Contemporary Art, Greece (cat)
Les Mondes Inverses. B.P.S. 22, Charleroi, Belgium.(cat)
Nel Mezzo del Mezzo. Palazzo Riso, Contemporary Art Museum of Sicil, Italy
The Trick in the Smile. Artium collection. Artium, Vitoria, Spain.(cat)
Cine X. Me gusta Mirar. M100. Centro Cultural Matucana 100. Santigo, Chile
Tomorrow Today “It´s Money Jim, but not as we know it”. Mario Mauroner gallery, Vienna, Austria
Imago Mundi. Luciano Benetton Collection. Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy
Éros c’est la vie. Javier Lopez gallery. Madrid, Spain
Wild Open Space/ Les moissons de la cité. Grand Curtius, Liege, Belgium
Icône(s). Maison Particulière, Bruselas, Bélgica (cat)
PUNK. CA2M, Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Mostoles, Madrid. Curated by David G. Torres.(cat)
Flatlander. Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, Colorado, USA
Engagements: collectionner /partager. Musée Sainte-Croix, Poitiers, France

2014

The Remarkable Lightness of Being. Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels, Belgium.
Neighbours II. CAC, Contemporary Art Museo Malaga, Spain.
Relatos de Bellas Cosas Falsas. Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain.
Tiempo de progreso, Museo Barjola. Gijón, Spain.
BB6. Bucharest International Biennal for Contemporary Art, Bucarest, Romania.
V Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo Fundación ONCE. Centro Centro, Madrid.
Fernelmont Contemporary Art Festival. Fernelmont, Belgium.
Partner/You. Collaboration with choreographer Chantal Yzermans. Extra City, Antwerp, Belgium.
Flatland. The Guadalupe Cultural Art Center, San Antonio, Texas, USA.
Colonia Apócrifa. MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain.
50 years of Hell. Art Elite vs Power Elite. Positive Propaganda Art Space, Munich, Germany.
Confirmación de la Alternatica. Tendido 11, Plaza de toros de las Ventas de Madrid.

2013

Inner Journeys. Maison Particulière, Bruselas, Belgium (cat)
Relats de Belles coses falses, Lo Pati, Centre d’Art de les Terres de l’Ebre, Spain
De Madonna a Madonna. DA2, Domus Artium, Salamanca, Spain (cat)
Din A33. Galería Louis 21, Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Matar al Mensajero. Galería Fernando Pradilla, Madrid, Spain
Viaje de vuelta a Flandes. La Naval, Cartagena, Murcia, Spain

2012

Nuevas Adquisiones 2009-2012. Centro de Arte Alcobendas. Madrid, Spain
SChriftuur/Scripture. De Bond museum, Brugge, Belgium
Die Erfindung des Jenseits. Residenzgalerie Salzburg, Mario Mauroner gallery, Salzburg, Austria
Mundos Propios. Fundación Madariaga (Sevilla) y CAF (Almeria), Spain
Intersections on paper. Galería Sherin Najjar. Berlin, Germany
GOLD. Exposición colectiva. Belvedere Palace ,Vienna, Austria (cat)
Knives for dark nights. Iselp, Brussels, Belgium (cat)
Struggle(s). Maison Particulière art center. Brussels, Belgium (cat)

2011

Humanos: acciones, historia y fotografía. Centro de arte Alcobendas, Madrid, Spain (cat)
Espiritu de época. MIAC. Museo Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo. Lanzarote, Spain (cat)
Space collection.Halle aux Viandes. Liege. ´T Brandweer. Masstricht, The Netherlands

2010

That´s all Folks. Stadshallen, Brugge, Belgium (cat)
Kontroversen. Kunst Haus Wien. Museum Hundertwasser. Vienna, Austria (cat)
Cinema X: I like to watch. Canada Contemporary Art Museum. Montreal, Canada. (cat)
Parcour Saint Germain. Collaboration with Sonia Rykiel. Paris, France (cat)
Presente Perfecto. Centro Cultural Caja Granada.Granada, Spain
Tardor de l’art festival. Adn gallery, Barcelona, Spain (cat)
After Post. Mas alla de la fotografía. Espacio Iniciarte. Junta de Andalucía. Sevilla, Spain (cat)
Dreams. Mario Mauroner gallery. Salzburg, Austria
Artium Collection. Based on real events. Artium Contemporary Art Museum, Vitoria, Spain (cat)
El Pensamiento en la Boca. Salas Vimcorsa. CajaSol Bank. Córdoba, Spain (cat)
La Palabra Visual. Sala Puerta Nueva. Córdoba, Spain (cat)

2009

How innocent is that? Pavilion Unicredi. Bucharest Biennale. Bucarest, Romania
JERK OFF. Festival des Cultures Alternatives. Paris, France
IIª Muestra de Videarte Andaluz SURVIDEOVISIONES. Espacio Iniciarte, Sevilla, Spain(cat)
Eutopía 09. IIª Muestra de Videarte Andaluz. Filmoteca de Andalucía. Córdoba, Spain (cat)
Scarpia. Proyectos en espacios públicos. El Carpio, Córdoba, Spain
ALTERARTE. Festival de Arte Emergente. Museo Arqueológico. Murcia, Spain
Fuori Nonluego. Novalis Contemporary Art. Turin, Italy (cat)
Colección de fotografía Alcobendas. Centro Andaluz de la Fotografía. Almería, Spai. (cat)
Procesos del Paisaje. Sala de exposiciones Caja Sol. Jerez, Spain. Itinerante (cat)

2008

The Trickster. Art Extra Gallery. Johannesburgo, South Africa
Generación 2008. Caja Madrid. La Casa Encendida. Madrid, Spain. Itinerante (cat)
Now or Die. Spac Collection. Hotel de Vielle Lieja. Belgium
Espejos del alma. El retrato fotográfico en la España de nuestros días. Itinerante
Red Itiner. Concejalía de Cultura de la Comunidad de Madrid. Madrid, Spain (cat)
Premios Unicaja. Palacio Episcopal. Málaga, Spain (cat)
The No problem show. Colectiva. First floor gallery. Amberes, Belgium
Inicial 08. Selección de obras colección Iniciarte. Junta de Andalucía. Espacio Iniciarte. Sevilla, Spain
Rock my Religion. Museo Domus Artium. Salamanca, Spain (cat)
Deadly Serious. Festival de Arte Contemporáneo “Printemps de Septembre”. Exprmntl Gallery. Toulouse, France
Uit-thuis-eten. Artistas españoles en Holanda. Embajada Española. La Haya, Netherlands (cat)
Certamen Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. Itinerante. Junta de Andalucía. Sevilla, Spain (cat)

Art fairs

2019

ARCOmadrid, booth of Ani Molnár Gallery

2018

Artissima, Turin, Italy, booth of Ani Molnár Gallery

Art Market Budapest, booth of Ani Molnár Gallery

Works in public collections

ARTIUM. Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo. Álava, Spain.
MACBA. Barcelona, Spain.
Foundation Francès. Senlis, France.
ARTER. Istanbul, Turkey.
CAC. Centro de Arte Contemporáneo. Malaga , Spain.
Maison Particuliere Art Center. Brussels, Belgium.
MAS. Santander, Spain.
Museum Biedermann. Donaueschingen, Germany.
Ministerio de Cultura de España, Spain.
Progress Art, Saudi Arabia.
Caja Madrid Collection, Spain.
National Belgium Bank. Belgium.
21c Museum, USA.
DKV Collection, Spain.
Colección de fotografía de Alcobendas, Spain.
Iniciarte. Junta de Andalucía, Spain.
MAK. Vienna, Austria.
CAC. Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo. Sevilla, Spain.
Frans Masereel Centrum. Belgium.
Caja Sol. Sevilla, Spain.
Fondazione Benetton. Italy.
Diputación de Huelva, Spain.
Diputación de Málaga, Spain.
Ayuntamiento de Málaga, Spain.
IAJ. Instituto Andaluz de la Juventud, Spain.
Space Collection. Belgium.
Unicaja Bank Collection, Spain.