Gema Rupérez

Born in 1982 in Zaragoza (ES), where she lives and works

 

PROFESSIONAL STUDIES

PhD in Fine Arts in progress, San Carlos University (Valencia)
“Veils, plastics and other lures in contemporary arts. A pictorical approach.”
2008 – Research Diploma (DEA Diploma)
2008 Project: “Plastic Arts ans Contemporary Sculpture. The Seductive Power of Transparency.”
2006-2007 – Research State grant (F.P.I grant ) Research group “Nuevos Procedimientos Creativos” U.P.V.
2005  – Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts. San Carlos University, (Valencia, Spain)
2005 – Teaching Certificate (C.A.P, PGCE equivalent)
2004  – Erasmus Grant, Accademia di Belle Arti Urbino. (Italy)
2017 – Cristina Lucas, Artist Workshop participant. El rayo que no cesa. (Madrid, Spain)
2016 – Rogelio López Cuenca and Elo Vega. Artist Workshop participant. Behind traces of the unconscious city. (Madrid, Spain)
2009 – Juan Ugalde, Artist Workshop participant. Openart (Zaragoza, Spain)
2009 – Chema Madoz, Artist Workshop participant. Cosmoarte (Córdoba, Spain)
2009 – Workshop “Fotopolímeros y transferencia de imágenes” Andalucian Center of Photography (Almería, Spain)
2007 – Cristobal Gabarrón, Artist Workshop participant (Torrrevieja, Spain)
2006 – Jannis Kounellis Workshop attendee, IVAM (Valencia, Spain)


SELECTED GRANTS
 

2018 – Just Mad Grant. Enaire Foundation. Felipa-Manuela, Artist in Residence (Madrid)
2017 – Ramón Acín Grant. (Huesca, Spain)
2012  – Artist in Residence. Kiosko Galería (Bolivia)
2010-2012 – Casa de Velázquez Grant, Artist in Residence (Madrid, Spain)
2011  – Artist in Residence, Nîmes Imperator (Nîmes, France)
2010  – Artist in Residence, Uncastillo Fine Arts Meeting (Zaragoza, Spain)
2008  – Antonio Gala’s Foundation for Young Creators (Cordoba, Spain)
2007  – Proposals 2007-08, Centro 14 (Alicante, Spain)
2007 – Enate Grant (Huesca, Spain)
2006  – Fine Arts Meeting (Málaga, Spain)
2005  – Artistic Meeting “Terra de Sanxenxo” (Pontevedra, Spain)
2005 – Pedro Marco Grant 9th Editon (Valencia, Spain)

 

SELECTED  PRIZES

2017 – 1ST PRIZE X Artistic Creation Contest UNED
2016 – 2nd POSITION. XXVII Art prize Sta. Isabel de Portugal, Diputación Provincial (Zaragoza, Spain)
2014 – 2nd POSITION. 3rd International Emerging Artista Award. (Dubai)
2014 – CALL 2014. Luis Adelantado (Valencia)
2014 – Selected for the visual archive IS THIS SPAIN?
2012 – PRIZE AACA to young artists.
2012 – PRIZE XVIII Bienal Internacional Santa Cruz De La Sierra (Bolivia)
2011 – 1ST PRIZE V Artistic Creation Contest José García Jiménez Foundation (Murcia, Spain)
2010 – 1ST PRIZE Sta. Isabel de Portugal  XXIV Sculpture and iIstallation. Diputación Provincial (Zaragoza, Spain)
2009 – Oevre acquisition. Ibercaja Art Prize (Spain)
2007 – 2nd PRIZE. Plastic Arts Contest. University of Zaragoza (Zaragoza, Spain)
2005 – 1ST PRIZE. Painting Contest “Villa de Puzol” (Valencia, Spain)
2001 – 2nd Painting Prize. Fine Arts Contest in Teruel (Spain)

 

SELECTED  SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 – Democracy is not perfect, Galleria Opere Scelte, Turin
2018 – Missed call. Dörffi Space. (Lanzarote, Spain)
2017 – Hegemonía. A del Arte Gallery (Zaragoza, Spain)
2016 – Máculas. Blank space, University San Jorge (Zaragoza, Spain) *
2015 – Corriente alterna. Twin Gallery (Madrid, Spain) *
2014 – Pan para hoy. (cur. Sergio Sevilla) Corner Space MIZ (Zaragoza, Spain)
2013 – Ausencia convocada. A del Arte Gallery (Zaragoza, Spain)
2012 – Sobre la superficie. Juana Francés exhibition room (Zaragoza, Spain) *
2012 – Sic Transit. Kessler-Battaglia Art Gallery (Valencia)
2011 – Acuerdos tácitos. Numen Gallery (Benevento, Italy)
2011 – Found scenes. Art Core Gallery (Bari, Italy)
2010 – Muselinas de vapor. Escenas de Apolo y Dafne. 4º Espacio exhibition room (Zaragoza, Spain) *
2010 – Serie#1. El Amor y la Locura. “Corner. Kill the author” (curator Clara Piazuelo) Caja Madrid (Zaragoza, Spain) *
2008 – Gema Rupérez. Enate exhibition room. (Huesca, Spain)
2008 – Entretelas. Centro 14 (Alicante, Spain) *
2008 – Efecto invernadero. Calvo i Mayayo Gallery (Zaragoza, Spain)
2006 – Sonsoneta en LA. Town Hall Requena (Valencia, Spain) *
2006 – El contorno de la línea. Kessler-Battaglia Gallery (Valencia, Spain)

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND ART EVENTS

2018 – Evolucionarios. Enaire Foundation. Cervantes Institute (Madrid)*
2018 – SUPERVIVIENTES. (cur. Elena Fraj) Juana Francés exhibition room (Zaragoza)*
2018 – JUSTMAD. Stand 1. A del Arte Gallery (Madrid, Spain)*
2017 – Biennial Miquel Navarro. Social commitment in the visual arts(Valencia)*
2017 – ARTESANTANDER, soloproject Missed call, stand 20. A del Arte Gallery (Santander, Spain)*
2017 – Círculo de tiza. Imágenes y voces que interrogan (cur. Chus Tudelilla), Goya and Saura exhibition room, Paraninfo. Universidad de Zaragoza*
2016 – Todos los ojos en Bolivia / Ten years of artistic residencies Kiosko. Simón Patiño Cultural Center (St. Cruz, Bolvia)
2016 – Héroes y antihéroes. Festival Symphonos, Conde Duque Cultural Center (Madrid, Spain)
2016 – Dos camiinos-Deux routes. (cur. Latamuda) Casa de Velázquez (Madrid)
2016 – ART LIMA. City Art Proyects (CAP) Twin Gallery
2016 – Empoderadas (cur. Nerea Ubieto) Juana Francés exhibition room (Zaragoza)*
2015 – L.O.T. Lack of transmission. (cur. Claudia Piepenbrock) North End Studios (Detroit, EEUU), China Town, Yam Lau (Toronto, Canadá)
2015 – Ilustrísima, drawing room and illustration Ilustrísima 2015, Museo ABC (Madrid, Spain)
2015 – ESTAMPA, stand Twin Gallery, Matadero, (Madrid)
2015 – 1915-2015, una relectura del siglo, Festival Symphonos, Conde Duque Cultural Center (Madrid, Spain)
2014 – I miserabili. (curator Giuliana Ippolito) Museum MADRE (Nápoles, Italy)
2014 – Oro azul. (curator Desireé Orús) Ambiental Ebro Center (Zaragoza, Spain)
2012 – Candelaria (curator Eduardo Ribera). Museum of Contemporary Art (Santa Cruz, Bolivia)
2012 – Una obra en busca de empatía (curator Emma Brasó). Sala de Arte Joven exhibition room (Madrid, Spain)
2012 – Non c’è abbastanza passato da andare a visitare (cur. Valeria Raho). ARTcore (Bari, Italia)
2011 – Itinérence deux. Artists in Residence Casa de Velázquez. Espace Évolution Pierre Cardin (Paris, France)
2011 – Lo que me pasa a mí. AranaPoveda Gallery (Madrid, Spain)
2011 – Estampa, Stand Casa de Velázquez (Madrid, Spain)
2011 – Itinerancia II. Artists in Residence Casa de Velázquez. Círculo de Bellas Artes (Madrid, Spain)
2011 – Zaragoza. Visión emocional de una ciudad. Museum La Lonja (Zaragoza, Spain)
2011 – Artists in Residence Casa de Velázquez, Museum ABC (Madrid, Spain)
2010 – Diálogos I. María Ortega y Gema Rupérez. Pepe Rebollo Gallery (Zaragoza, Spain)
2009 – La Paz. Museum Nagasaki Prefectural (Nagasaki,Japón)
2009 – Carpio Diem 28-F2009. El Carpio (Córdoba, Spain)
2009 – Salvados por el arte. Artist’s books. Cervantes Institute (Palermo, Italy)
2008 – MujereSI. City Museum (Valencia, Spain)

 

WORK IN MUSEUMS AND COLLECTIONS
Citoler Foundation
UNED. Ramón J.Sender Foundation
Casa Velázquez (Madrid)
Nagasaki Prefectural Museum (Japan)
Jose García Jiménez Foundation (Murcia)
Aymto. Saragossa
Ibercaja
Antonio Gala Foundation. (Cordova)
Center 14. (Alicante)
Genalguacil Museum. (Malaga)
Zaragoza’s University
Polytechnic university of Valencia
Provincial Council of Zaragoza
Enate Collection (Huesca)

 

* Edtited catalogue