Àngels Viladomiu, Barcelona 1961

 

Artist and Doctor of Fine Arts. Associate professor (SHP, Serra Húnter Programme) of the Faculty of Fine Arts and lecturer of the Official Master Degree PRODART, University of Barcelona. She has done guest lecturer stays in Weissensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin.

Main researcher of the I+D Research Project ‘Printed Matter 2’ (2016-18), HAR2015-63952-C3-2-P (Financing entity: MINECO/FEDER). She is member of the consolidated Research Group IMARTE, University of Barcelona.

Since 1989 she has exhibited widely both at home and abroad in group and solo shows including the Miró Foundation in Barcelona; ARTIUM Basque Centre-Museum of Contemporary Art in Vitoria-Gasteiz; Moriarty Gallery Madrid, Fúcares Gallery Madrid, ARCO-Madrid. Her work is represented in several public and private collections, such as the MNCARS, Madrid.

Her research explores the connections between art, landscape, botany and dendrology through interdisciplinary projects. She has published several articles on art, ecology and climate change.

 

UNIVERSITY EDUCATION

1979-85     Studies in Fine Arts. Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona.

1985-86     CAP. Polytechnic University of Barcelona.

1986           Diploma of Fine Arts. Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona.

1986-87     Klasse Prof. Shinkichi Tajiri, Hochschule der Künste, Berlin.

1997-99     Doctoral studies “Sculptural Behaviour: The Articulation of Diversity”. Faculty of Fine Arts, University Barcelona.

2006           Obtained Ph.D, University of Barcelona

2008           Obtained the Extraordinary Doctorate Award for the thesis BAUMKUNST. The tree as object, subjectand                                    experimental territory in contemporary art. Rectorate, University of Barcelona.

 

ARTISTIC WORKS

Solo Exhibitions

1985          Un Gargot en l’Espai (A Scribble in the Space). Espai 10 Joan Miró Foundation. Barcelona. *D.L.B.33.812-1985

1986          Verkohlendes Berlin (Charred Berlin). Space R-89, Hochschule der Künste, Berlin.

1986          Gargots en l’Espai (Scribble in the Space). Sala Capella de Sant Roc. Valls, Tarragona.

1987          Sculpture-Collage. Ateneu l’Artesà de Gràcia, Barce­lona.

1987          Trossos-Intrusos (Intrusive Fragments). Atelier Art school Gallery, Reus, Tarragona. *

1987          Reliefs. Fons d’Art 491, Barcelona.*

1988          Collage-Sculptures. Monographic Biennial 87, Capella de l’Antic Hospital, Barcelona.* D.L.: B-31.662-88

1990          Sommeratellier. Individual stand. Fairground Deutsche Messe AG, Hannover. * D.L. 3-78140293-2

1991          Unwesen. Antonio de Barnola Gallery. Barcelona. *D.L. B-22.257/1991

1992          Unwesen I. Capella de Sant Roc, Valls. Tarrago­na. * D.L T-1.460-91

1995          Infinitos. Moriarty Gallery. Madrid.

1995          Margalida Nigorra private Foundation. Taller S’Hort, Santanyí, Mallorca.

1997-98    Wanderlust. Moriarty Gallery. Madrid.

1997          Natural de Naturals.  Graphic work. Sabadell Caixa Foundation. Sabadell.

1999          Vericuetos (Rouge Track). Fúcares Gallery. Almagro.*

1999-00    Nunca llegarás a Nada . Moriarty Gallery. Madrid.* M-47541-1999

2003          Paisatge Plegat (Folded Landscapes). Graphic work, Eina Private Foundation, Barcelona.

2003          Burmese Letters. Moriarty Gallery. Madrid.*

2004          Volada 1 (Flight1). Denys&von Arend Design Studio. Barcelona.    

2009          Berlinausklappbar (Berlin unfolded). Atellier Langer. Berlin.

2012          Herbarium-Künstler-Friedhof-Friedenau Project (Friedenau-Berlin Herbarium-Artists Cemetery). Berlin.

2013          Biodiversität-Künstlerfriedhof (Biodiversity-Artists cemetery). Fridenau Friedhof, Südwestkorso, Berlin.

2016          Híbrids contemporanis (Contemporary Hybrids). Sala d’exposicions, Facultat de Belles Arts. UB. Barcelona.

2016          Rare Plants (Working sheet, Farrera). Exhibition in context of Realising Potentials: Arts-based sustainability                             science Event. Cloister from Institut d’Estudis Catalans, Barcelona.

 

Art in Public Space

1988          Carnivorous Plants. “Espai Anar i Tornar”, Col·legi Oficial d’Aparelladors i Arqui­tectes Tècnics de Barcelona.

1989          Climbing Plants. “Art-Acció”. Mercat de les Flors, Municipal Theatre, Barcelona. * D.L. B.7.735-89

1991          Terra ferma. Museum Roser’s  building facade, 0 Art Biennial Lleida.* D.L. B-14.769-91

1991          Poison Soluble.  “Cittadelle in Festa” Cittade­lle Calvi. Corsica.

1992          Invisible Walls. Party wall C/Jaén . ­“Tretze Setis, Espais per l’Art a Gràcia”. Barcelona.

1997          Natural de Naturals. “Sculpture Garden Cycle”, Sabadell Caixa Foundation Gardens.

 

Group exhibitions

1985          Biennal  d’Art  Jove Mediterrani. Casa de la Caritat, Barcelona. *D.L. B-38.470

1985          IV Saló de Tardor. Saló del Tinell, Barcelona. * ISBN:84-7609-060    D.L.:B.36478-85

1985          Biennal d’Art. Modern Art Museum from Tarragona.* D.L.: T.2.602-85

1986          Barcelona-Braunschweig. European Fine Arts Faculties. Foundation Joan Miró, Barcelona.*D.L. B17 956-1986

1987          Young Art Show‑87. Ministerio de Cultura. Circulo de Bellas Artes Madrid.*D.L.M-20.954-87 ISBN84-50560101

1987          Biennal‑87.Produccions Culturals Juvenils de l’Europa Mediterrània. Casa de la Caritat, Barce­lona.

                   * D.L. B.34457-87  ISBN 7609-199-0

1987          Barcelona-Braunschweig. Hochschule für Bildende Künste Gallery Braunschweig Germany.*D.L.B17956-1986

1987          Biennal d’Art de Tarragona. Art Museum, Tarragona. *D.L. T.2.523-87

1988          Nauxers d’Abril. Dau al Set Gallery, Barcelona.* D.L. B- 13.483-88

1988          Del sòl al mur. 7 escultors. Àngels de la Mota Gallery, Barcelona.

1988          Monogràfiques-Biennal 87. Capella de l’Antic Hospital, Barcelona.*

1988          Biennale'88. Produzioni Culturali Giovanili dell’Eu­ropa Mediterranea, Ufficio Biennale Comune di Bologna.Italy

1989          Col·lecció Testimoni 1988‑89. Caixa de Pensions Barcelona. DLB. 45.508-88

1989          Cinc artistes de Barcelona. Gallery “Le Cargo”. Maison de la Culture, Grenoble.*

1989          Tajiri-Students-Mail-Art-Exhibition. HDK, Berlín.*

1989          Paradisos  Imaginaris. Espais. Contemporary Art Center, Girona.* D.P.: Gi94-1987

1990          Sextine. Regard sur la sculpture à Barcelone. Maison de la Culture d’Amiens, França.*

1990          Group exhibition. Àngels de la Motta Gallery, Barcelona.

1991          Biennal d’Art. Capella de Sant Roc, Valls.* D.L. T-71-91

1991          12 Saló d’Art Plàstiques. Baix Camp. Centre de Lectura, Reus.* D.L. T-2432-91

1992          Tres artistes de Barcelona. Van Rijsbergen Gallery. Rotterdam.*

1992          Biennal d’Art de Tarragona. Art Museum, Tarragona*

1993          Afscheid van de Westersingel. Gallery artists. Van Rijsbergen Gallery. Rotterdam.

1993          Gent d’Eina. Carles Taché Gallery . Barcelona.

1993          Mont-Art 93. Art & Ecology. Can Xerracan. Barcelona.

1993-94    Bibliofília Transformista. Espai U.B.Balmes21. Barcelona, Lisboa, Castellò, Lleida.*

1995          Por al buit. Carles Poy Gallery. Barcelona.

1995          Art i recerca 491. U.B.Balmes21. Barcelona.*

1995          My Bloody Valentine. The Real art Foundation, Barcelona.

1996          ARCO’96. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid. ISBN: 8489423075

1996          Variacions per la igualtat. SOS Racisme. Sala Pia Almoina. Barcelona. * B-32.658-96

1997          ARCO’97. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid. ISBN:8482150626

1998          ARCO’98. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid. ISBN: 848215088X

1998          29 Galleries. Gallery Cavecanem. Sevilla.

1998          30 Eines 1967-1997. Foundation Eina Art Fund. Centre d’Art Santa Mònica. Barcelona.*D.L.B 23992-1998

1999          ARCO’99. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid.

2000          ARCO’00. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema Madrid.

2000          Gabinete de Papel  IV. Fúcares Gallery. Almagro.

2000          Foundation Eina Art Fund , Centre Cultural Torre Vella, Salou.

2001          ARCO’01. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid.                                          

2002          ARCO’02. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid.

2003          ARCO’03. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid.

2003          Testimoni Collection. Palace Almudí, Murcia.     

2004          ARCO’04. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid.

2005          ARCO’05. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid.

2006          Volada (Series 3). Private Collection Giera. Berlín

2006          ARCO’06. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid.

2007          ARCO’07. Moriarty Gallery. Ifema, Madrid.

2009          Berlin Tagebuch. Private Collection. Berlín

2010          Ars Itineris. El viaje en el arte contemporáneo. ARTIUM. Centro-Museu Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo.

                   Vitoria-Gasteiz.* ISBN: 978-84-92827-76-3

2013          Mail Art Project/Exhibition, The Red MAG3 Vienna. Austria.

2013          Botanica Radical. FemArt, Mostra d’art de dones. Ca la Dona, Barcelona.

2013          Principios activos. DA2, Domus Artium. Salamanca.

2014          theRED 2014. Lisi Haemmerle Gallery. Bregenz, Austria

2014          CAPS.A. bloc in progress. (virtual exhibition) www.blocinprogress.org

2014          theRED. Ruse Art Gallery, Ruse, Bulgaria

2015          Capella de Sant Roc. 30 anys d’art contemporani a Valls. Museu de Valls, Spain.

2016          theRED_archive (expanded). Vebrikus Kunsthalle Schaffhausen, Switzerland

2016          Miradas cómplices. Fundación Coca-Cola. Museo Municipal de Algeciras. Spain.

2016          Cartell de Sant Jordi de la Universitat de Barcelona. Presentació a l’aula Ramon i Cajal de l’Edifici Històric la                            Universitat de Barcelona. (on-line exhibition)

Artworks in Public Collections

Collection of Reina Sofía National Art Museum, Madrid.

Art Collection Coritel.

Coca-Cola Collection. Foundation Coca-Cola. DA2 Center of Contemporary Art, Salamanca.

Testimoni Collection. La Caixa Foundation. Barcelona.

Art Fund from Eina Private Foundation. Barcelona.

 

Artist in Residence/ Scholarships / Prizes

1985          Honorary Mention.  XXIII Julio Antonio Prize for Sculpture. Art Biennale. Tarragona

1987          Runner up for the XXIV Julio Antonio Prize for Sculpture. Art Biennale. Tarragona.

1988-89    Visual Arts Grant. Department of Culture. Direcció General Patrimoni Artístic. Generalitat de Catalunya.

1990          First Prize Guasch-Coranty 1990. Art Biennale. Ciutat de Valls Foundation.

1990          Resident Artist. Sommer Atelier. Junge Kunst in Europa,  Klinkhardt& Biermann. Hannover.

                   Funding bodies: Ministerio de Cultura, Madrid; Instituto de la Juventud, Área Artes Plásticas, Madrid;                                         Generalitat de Catalunya Departament de Cultura, Barcelona; Commerzbank AG, DresdnerBank.

1991          Resident Artist. U Sveqliu Calvese Cultural Association,  Municipality de Calvi. Córcega.

1991-92    Scholarship. Creation and formation of Female Entrepreneurs: Creame Programme. CEDEL, Centro de                                     Estudios de Desarrollo Económico Local. Ministerio de Cultura/ Ministerio Trabajo y Seguridad Social.

1995          Resident Artist. Taller S’Hort, Santanyi . Margalida Nigorra Private Foundation, Mallorca.

2008          Extraordinary Doctorate Award for the thesis BAUMKUNST. The tree as object, subject and experimental                                  territory in contemporary art. Rectorate, University of Barcelona.

2014/15    Resident Artist in Centre d’Art i Natura de Farrera (CAN), Pallars Subirà, Catalan Pyrenees,

                   Grant to the Research and creation.

 

Artistic Teaching

1990-1992         Academic Tutor. Winchester School of Art (Sucursal de Barcelona), University of Southampton.

1991-2009         Collaborator on cultural and teaching programme of the EINA Private Foundation.

1991-1994         Collaborating professor Advanced Diploma Eina. EINA Privat School of Art and Design.

1994-2005         Collaborator Professor Privat University. Design Degree.  EINA, Centre Universitari de Disseny i Art.                                            (Attached to the University Autonoma de Barcelona).

2001-2005         Assistant Professor. Sculpture Departament, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona, UB.

2005-2008         Member of the Dean team, Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona, UB.

2005-2007         Full time Collaborating Professor. Sculpture Departament, Faculty of Fine Arts, UB.

2007-2012         Tenured Track Lecturer. Sculpture Departament, Faculty of Fine Arts, UB.

2012-2014         Tenured Track Associate Professor. Sculpture Departament, Faculty of Fine Arts, UB

2014-                  Associate Professor (Serra Hunter Programme) Department of Design and Visual Arts, Faculty of Fine Arts.

 

Visiting Professor

2004                 Visual Communication Department. Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin.

2005/07           Fine Art Department. Fakultät Gestaltung, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

2008                 Interdisciplinary Project “Kreative Existenzen”. Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin.

2008                 Fine Art Studies. Alanus, University of Arts and Social Sciences, Alfter/Bonn.

2009                 Fine Arts/Communication Arts. Braunschweig University of Art, Braunschweig.

2009                 Semester Cooperation Project. B/B. Die Stadt als Text. Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin.

2010/14           Sculpture Department. Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin.

2012                 Visual Communication Department .Weissensee Kunsthochschule Berlin.

2016                 Accademia di Belle Arti di Napoli, Napoli.

2016                 Research Semester. Fakultät Gestaltung, Bauhaus-Universität Weimar.

2016                 Fine Art Studies. Alanus, University of Arts and Social Sciences, Alfter/Bonn.

2017                 Accademia di Belle Arti di Venezia, Venezia.

© 2014 by Àngels Viladomiu Canela.