Fernando Villena

 

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Curriculum Vitae

 

Bilbao 1974.

 

EDUCATION (selection):

 

2002 Summer Studio Residency Program. School of Visual Arts, New York.

Exploring multimedia. School of Visual Arts, New York.

Painting workshop. School of Visual Arts, New York.

2001 Graduated in Fine arts by the University of the Basque Country - E.H.U.

 

WORKSHOPS (selection):

 

2011 Expanded silk-screen printing: from paper to silk-screen printing. Bilbao Arte.

Director: Pilar Valdivieso.

Guest Master: Christian Walter.

2009 Imanol Marrodán. Bilbao Arte Foundation.

2008 Fernando Castro Florez. Bilbao Arte Foundation.

2007 Andoni Euba. Bilbao Arte Foundation.

Bruce Mclean. Bilbao Arte Foundation.

2005 Soledad Sevilla. Bilbao Arte Foundation.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selection):

 

2013 Sala Rekalde, Bilbao.

2011 Central Utah Art Center, Utah, USA.

2010 Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery, Bilbao.

2009 Ysabel Pinyol Gallery. Barcelona.

2008 Museum of San Juan, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

“Pabellón de Mixtos”, La Citadelle, Pamplona.

2007 Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery, Bilbao.

2005 Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery, Bilbao.

2002 Exhibition at the Gallery of the Provincial Delegation of Education and Culture of Albacete.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selection):

 

2011 Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery, Bilbao.

Open Studios, Bilbao Arte Foundation.

2010 XII Biennal of Visual Arts “Ciudad de Pamplona”.

2009 “ The Hispanic Heritage” International Immigrants Foundation. Nueva York.

San Pedro Museum, Puebla, México.

Arco 2009, Madrid Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery.

2008 “Hermosas Miniaturas” ARWI Foundation, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

XI Biennal of Visual Arts “Ciudad de Pamplona”.

“Bilbao pasarela del Mundo” Museum of Sacred Art Bilbao.

ARCO 2008. Madrid. Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery.

2007 Open Studios, Bilbao Arte Foundation.

"Referencias" Monastery of Veruela, Vera de Moncayo, Zaragoza.

ARCO 2007, Madrid. Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery.

International Art Meeting and Exhibition, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez.

2006 "Color, line and form". Gallery 31 North, Glen Gardner, New Jersey.

Ertibil 2006. Sala Rekalde, Bilbao.

Summer Invitational. Walter Wickiser Gallery, New York.

ARCO 2006, Madrid. Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery.

2005 ARCO 2005, Madrid. Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery.

2004 Group exhibition, Windsor Kulturgintza Gallery, Bilbao.

2003 Bike Art 2003, Courthouse Gallery, Anthology Film File, New York.

2002 Open Studio Summer Residency Program, Visual School of Arts, New York.

2000 "Entreplantas, Arte en niveles" Andalusian Institute of the Youth, Malaga.

 

AWARDS (selection):

 

2011 Artist in residence. Birch Creek Residency, Utah, USA.

Artist in residence. Bilbao Arte Foundation.

2010 Visual Arts Grant. County Council of Bizkaia.

Selected XII Biennal of Visual Arts "Ciudad de Pamplona".  La Citadelle, Pamplona

2009 Visual Arts Grant. County Council of Bizkaia.

2008 Visual Arts Grant. County Council of Bizkaia.

Scholarship of help to the International mobility of artists and scientists. Spanish state department       

of foreign matters and cooperation.

         Selected XI Biennal of Visual Arts "Ciudad de Pamplona". , La Citadelle, Pamplona.

2007 Artist in Residence. Rogaland Kunstsenter, Stavanger, Norway.

Artist in Residence. Foundation Bilbao Arte.

2006 Selected Ertibil 2006, County Council of Bizkaia.

 

COLLECTIONS:

 

County Council of Bizkaia.

Coca - Cola Foundation, Spain.

Bilbao Arte Foundation.

Diverse private collections.