BIOGRAPHY

 

1988-89

Master in graphic design,  Institute of Polytechnic Studies, Barcelona.

1983-88

Graduated from the faculty of  fine Arts "Sant Jordi", University of Barcelona,

1985

Municipal School of Visual Arts EMAV. Barcelona.

1981-83

Studies in the  painting workshop of Isidre Vicens. Girona

Live and work between Girona and Llambilles. Catalonia

2015

Residence in New York City

2001

Travels to Italy: Bologna, Urbino, Siena, Asissi, Firenze, Roma...

1997

Program "interreg" Toulouse. France

1990

Residence in the University City of Paris. France

1988

Travel to Germany and Poland

Residence in the “ 5th Marynistyczny Ogolnopolski Plener Malarski “ Poland

Invited to participate in the “International Center for graphic research” curated by the artist Jordi Alcaraz, Calella de la Costa. Barcelona

1985

"Foyer d'accueil International Center", FIAP. Paris

2020-21

                        -Kreas grant, to support the artistic creation of the INCERTA VIA project, with Cercle de conversa group. Exhibition in to the House of Culture. Girona

2019

- winner of the VIII painting prize of the Vila Casas Foundation. Barcelona

                                                                         -"Water-mark & traces of wood", Grant for the development of the creative project of contemporary engraving, by  the BÒLIT Center of contemporary Art and Girona City Council. Girona

-Finalist “Eighth  Prize for painting, Torres-García”, Mataró. Barcelona

2012

- “forms in correspondence" winning project for the travelling exhibitions, Diputació de Girona

2010

-  Finalist "Sixth Biennial of Contemporary Art of Girona"

2004

- Finalist, " Francesc Gelabert Prize for the Visual Arts ". City of Palma. Mallorca

2002

-First Prize "National HONDA painting prize ". Municipal  exhibitions Hall, La Garriga. Barcelona

-3rd finalist. "Biennial of Vic". Vic. Barcelona

2001

-Grant for the “Development of Creative Projects and Artistic Research” Ajuntament de Girona

1990

-City Council grant from the Generalitat de Catalunya for the video-installation "la curvatura dels vèrtex” with Adrià Puntí

1988

-Finalist in the “5th  Máximo Ramos Exhibition of Engraving"  Municipal Museum Bello Piñeiro, Ferrol. A Coruña

1985

-Finalist “1st. mostra de la Diputació de Girona”, House of culture. Girona

SELECTED EXHIBITION

2021 

"LA POROSITAT DE LES FORMES"  Espai_Tònic, la Bisbal d'Empordà. Girona

2020

"EL COR OCEÀNIC DE LES COSES" Fundació Vila Casas, Can Framis. Barcelona

    "MARCA D'AIGUA-EMPREMTA DE FUSTA" large format woodcuts. Centre Cultural la Mercè. Girona

2019

"MONÒLITS", el quadern robat gallery. Barcelona

2018

"PLEROMA-UROBOROS", el quadern robat gallery. Barcelona

2016

"EPIFANIES"  Michael Dunev Art Projects. Torroella de Montgrí

2015

"PAINTINGS, /epiphanies, structures, traces..."/ Casa de Cultura. Girona

"EMPREMTA I MEMÒRIA". Canonical of Santa Maria de Vilabertran. Vilabertran
                                             (Curated by Bolit contemporary art Centre  of Girona and  coordinated by the Agency for cultural heritage  of the Generalitat of Catalonia.)

2014

"Jordi Isern-Jordi Martoranno", Espace Riquet. Beziers. France

"DRAWINGS & INKS" Centre cultural Sant Domènec. Peralada

"COSMOGONIES", (prints) Espai U,  Lupusgràfic. Girona

2013-12

 “FORMS IN CORRESPONDENCE" Travelling to:

Casa de Cultura. Lloret de Mar,

Casa de Cultura. Llançà

Casa Saladrigas. Blanes

Sala Benet I Frigola. Hostalric

Casa de la Paraula. Santa Coloma de Farners

Museu Cerdà. Puigcerdà

Museu de l’Església Vella. Castellfollit de la Roca

Castell-Palau. Bisbal d’Empordà

Cloister of the Diputació de Girona. Girona

Can Laporta. La Jonquera

Antic Monestir del Sant Sepulcre de Palera. Beuda

2010

"LA XARXA I EL CENTRE"  Michael Dunev Art Projects . Torroella de Montgrí

 2009

"VERTICAL BRIDGES", Museum of the Mediterranean. Torroella de Montgrí

"PAINTINGS" Àngel Planells Foundation. Blanes

2008

"PAINTINGS" Valvi Foundation. Girona

2006

"CERAMICS & DRAWINGS" Capella de Sant Nicolau. Girona

2003

"LARGE-FORMAT PAINTINGS".  Josep Niebla Foundation. Casavells

2000

"NOTEBOOK OF SCULPTURE" Girona Art Museum. Girona

1997

"LOOK AT THE AIR, TOUCH THE AIR" Espais Foundation , Center of Contemporary Art. Girona

1996

"NODES & ORGANS", Capella de St. Nicolau . Girona

1995

 Sala Municipal d’Exposicions. Girona

"ARTIFACTS" Fontana d'Or. Girona

1994

"PIECE UNIQUE" Joseph Gich Gallery. Palafrugell

1991

 Magenta Gallery. Barcelona

1989

Sebastià Jané Gallery. Girona.

 Amics de les Arts Gallery. Terrassa.

1988

French Institute. Barcelona

1987

Casa de Cultura les Bernardes. Salt

1986

Sala la Caixa de Pensions. Girona

1984

Sala Fidel Aguilar. Girona

Sala Lola Anglada. Barcelona

 

SELECTED EXHIBITION

2021

fig Bilbao engraving Art fair (Pigment gallery), Palacio Euskalduna, Bilbao

"From Barcelona to París_portrait of gallery", Pigment Gallery. París

Art Paris - Art Fair  (Pigment Gallery) Grand Palais, Champ de Mars, Paris

Art Madrid -Art Fair  (pigment gallery)  galería de Cristal-Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid

“Incerta Via”, Cercle de conversa group. Casa de Cultura. Girona

2020

"Càpsules de confinament". Art i pandèmia a Catalunya. Fundació Vila Casas. Barcelona

"Quelque part entre deux lignes" Mn.Tintoré, R.De Lucas, Jordi Martoranno. Belgian Gallery. Namur. Belgium

2019

"Cinc anys a les trinxeres" (five years in the trenches), el quadern robat Gallery. Barcelona

2018

"Diàlegs amb el misteri", group Cercle de Conversa, Air raid Shelter. Girona

"Work in progress". Homage to Berta Casas. Casa de Cultura Les Bernardes. Salt

2016

"2016 REDUX"  Xavier Escribà, Manu vb Tintoré, Jordi Martoranno. Michael Dunev Art Projects. Torroella de Montgrí

2015

"Director's Cut" Michael Dunev Art Projects. Torroella de Montgrí

"Cercle de conversa" Painting & Sculpture-installation on the occasion of the VI Catalan Parliament of Religions, Ancient Church of Sant Domènec. Girona

2014

"InsideOUT2" Michael Dunev Art Projects. Torroella de Montgrí

"latent color" Contemporary Art Collection, Casa Pastors. Girona

Catalonia's Open Studios ", Santa Monica Centre of Contemporary art. Barcelona

"Director's Cut" Michael Dunev Art Projects. Torroella de Montgrí

2013

"Insideout" Michael DunevArt Projects. Torroella de Montgrí

"Cercle de conversa", Sala d'Art Llotja del Tint. Banyoles

2012

"Director's cut" Michael Dunev Art Projects, Torroella de Montgrí

 2011

 "11 Years of the Honda National Prize for Painting  1999-2010"

Arts Santa Mònica. Barcelona

 Arranz Bravo Foundation. Hospitalet de Llobregat

Sala Municipal d’exposicions. La Garriga

Lleida Public Library. Lleida

2010

"Utopia" Alejandro Sales Gallery . Barcelona

"10 years" Michael Dunev Art Projects. Torroella de Montgrí

"11 Years of the Honda National Prize for Painting 1999-2010 ".  Sant Joan de les Abadesses. Girona

 2009

"Old and Contemporary Woodblock Prints of Artists from Girona" Valvi Foundation. Girona

2007

"International Engraving". Josep Niebla Foundation. Casavells

2006

"Door to Door" Gallery N.O.+ A.R.T. 3.14. Girona

2005

Contemporary Alt Lliç", Museum of History of the City. Girona

1998

"Compact" Espais, Center of contemporary Art Foundation. Girona

1994

     "Five years of Contemporary Art" 50 Proposals to the Municipal Exhibition Halls. Museum of history of the City. Girona

 1992

"Young passports", Sebastià Jané Gallery. Barcelona

1991

"The Curvature of  Vertices", video installation. Municipal Halls. Girona

"Jonctions Art International", International Contemporary Art Fair, Palais des  Expositions. Nice, France

"Twenty-six artists from the Collection of Contemporary Art of Girona", Museum of History of the City. Girona

1990

"Six Spanish Contemporary Painters", Dean Valentgas Gallery. Portland, OR. USA

1989

"Tribute to Carlos Mensa", Sebastià Jané Gallery. Girona

"Art in Action, Barcelona-Boston", Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA. USA

1986

"1st Show Diputació de Girona". Traveling to : Tortosa, Encamp (Andorra), Tarragona, Barcelona, Saló del Tinell

"1st Exhibition of Young New Painting " Expoart Gallery. Girona

Exhibition, Sztuky Gallery Baltycka. Utska. Poland

1982

Municipal Hall of Art. Girona

1981

Sala Cúndaro. Girona

Girona

Girona City Council Contemporary Art fund

Contemporary Art Collection from the city's History Museum

Espais , Center for Contemporary Art Foundation

Valvi, Center for Contemporary Art Foundation

Diputació de Girona, Contemporary Art Collection

Michael Dunev Art Project. Torroella de Montgrí

 

Poland

Baltycka Galeria Sztuky. Utska

 

Barcelona

Fundació Vila Casas

National painting Prize, Honda Greens Collection (Art situations)

Alejandro Sales gallery

 Arthur Ramon Gallery

Sebastià Jané Gallery

Art collection of the Barcelona French Institute

 Caixabanc Contemporary Art collection

 

  New York

The Notre Damme Church N.Y.