Festival ¡Viva Villa! Avignon

Biography

Keke Vilabelda (Valência, 1986). Fine Arts Master by Central Saint Martin, London (2011), BA from UPV, Valência (2009). Awarded by the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Valencia (2012), by BMW Ibérica / artistic residency Mario Antolín (2012) and by the Mainel Foundation (2016). He was a resident at Casa Wabi (Oaxaca, MX), Casa Velázquez (Madrid, ES), Campos de Gutiérrez (Medellín, CO), ZonaSeis (Cidade do México, MX) and at Fundación Miró (Mallorca, ES). His work is represented in numerous public and private collections, including this of IVAM (Valência, ES), MOLAA (Long Beach, EUA), CDAN (Huesca, ES), CAAC (Sevilha, ES), Mainel Foundation (Valência, ES) and of the Cargmignac Foundation (Hyères, FR).

Academic Training

  • 2011 MA Fine Arts, Central Saint Martins College of Art & Design (London, UK)
  • 2009 BA, Fine Arts, Facultad de Bellas Artes de San Carlos (Valencia, ES)

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2022 Common Ground, Galeria Karen Huber (CDMX, MX)
  • 2021 Common Ground, w/ Max Radawski, Rodriguez Gallery, Warsaw Gallery Weekend (Warsaw, PL)
  • 2020 Common Ground, Grau Projekt (Melbourne, AU)
  • 2019 Inside & Outside (w/ Sergio Barrera), Set Espai D’Art (Valencia, ES)
  • 2018 Materia Transitoria, Galería Karen Huber (Mexico City, MX)
  • 2018 La Construcción del Hallazgo. Apofenia, (w/ A. Ballardo & F.Pires) , Galería Impakto (Lima, Peru)
  • 2017 Estratos y Sedimentos, Kir Royal Gallery (Madrid, ES)
  • 2017 Overwrite, Project Room, Galería Karen Huber (City of Mexico, MX)
  • 2016 Hueso y Hormigón, Museo del Almudín (Valencia, ES)
  • 2016 Acid-House, Plecto EAC (Medellín, CO)
  • 2016 Flow, Kir Royal Gallery (Valencia, ES)
  • 2015 Brand New Ruins, Rodríguez Gallery (Poznan, PL)
  • 2014 Build-up, Plecto EAC (Medellín, CO)
  • 2013 Build-up, AEA Ademuz Espai D’Art (Valencia, ES)
  • 2013 Mountain Pass, Galería 9 (Valencia, ES)
  • 2012 The Long Voyage w/ Kalo Vicent, Museo de Las Atarazanas (Valencia, ES)
  • 2012 The Inception of Line, Coldharbour London Gallery (London, UK)
  • 2011 WindScreens, Twilight Zone Galerie (Tournai, BE)
  • 2010 Espacios en Transformación, Galería 9 (Valencia, ES)

Group Exhibitions

  • 2022 MATTER – AFFECT, curated by Susana Ventura, NO·NO (Lisbon, PT)
  • 2022 Devolver el Fuego, curated by Mónica Maneiro, CCCCondeduque, Madblue (Madrid, ES)
  • 2022 ARCOmadrid, stand Ponce+Robles (Madrid, ES)
  • 2022 Punto de Destello, curated by Pilz Estrada, Ponce+Robles (Madrid, ES)
  • 2022 MACO, booth Galeria Karen Huber (CDMX, MX)
  • 2021 ARCOmadrid, booth Rodriguez Gallery (Madrid, ES)
  • 2021 Tienda de Memorias, curated by Nicolás Bourriaud, Fundación Casa Wabi Collection (City of Mexico, MX)
  • 2021 Itinérance, Académie des beaux-arts de Paris (Paris, FR)
  • 2021 Artistas de la Casa de Velázquez, École de Beaux-Arts (Nantes, FR)
  • 2020 Festival ¡Viva Villa! Avignon, curated by Cécile Debray, Collection Lambert (Avignon, FR)
  • 2020 Aragon Park, Cosalda (Madrid, ES)
  • 2020 Little Great Paintings, Stephane Simoens (Knokke, BE)
  • 2020 Busy Art Home, Programa Taide (Online)
  • 2020 Works on Paper, Galería Karen Huber (CDMX, MX)
  • 2020 ARTBO Fin de Semana, Pleco Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo (Bogota, CO)
  • 2020 Atelier Velázquez, Galerie Loo&Lou (Paris, FR)
  • 2020 Finalistas Premio Pintura BMW, Teatro Real y Centro Cultural Casa de Vacas (Madrid, ES)
  • 2019 ArtBo, booth Galería Karen Huber (Bogota, BO)
  • 2019 Notebook on Cities, curated by Domenico de Chirico, Rodriguez Gallery (Poznan, PL)
  • 2019 Swab Art Fair, Set Espai D’Art (Barcelona, ES)
  • 2019 Terra, Artbo Fin de Semana, Pleco Espacio de Arte Contemporáneo (Bogota, CO)
  • 2019 MACO Art Fair, booth Galería Karen Huber (CDMX, MX)
  • 2018 Shede Art Center, Opening Exhibition, Shichuan (Chongqing, CH)
  • 2018 7a Bienal Arte Visual, Museo Leopoldo Flores (CDMX, MX)
  • 2018 Estampa, Contemporary Art Fair, booth Rodriguez Gallery (Madrid, ES)
  • 2018 Lima Photo, booth Galería Impakto (Lima, PE)
  • 2018 Mártires de la Conquista, Public Art Projects (CDMX, MX)
  • 2018 Salón Acme, Bodega (CDMX, MX)
  • 2018 BluePrints, Artelli Gallery (Brussels/Antwerp, BE)
  • 2018 Karen Huber Project Room, Galería Karen Huber, Gallery Weekend (CDMX, MX)
  • 2017 INDEX NATURA, CDAN Art and Nature Centre - Beulas Foundation (Huesca, ES)
  • 2017 Estampa, Contemporary Art Fair, booth Kir Royal Gallery (Madrid, ES)
  • 2017 Modern Love Vol.I, Quinto Piso (CDMX, MX)
  • 2017 Salón Acme 2017, Salón ACME (CDMX, MX)
  • 2017 Art Madrid 17. One Project, booth Kir Royal Gallery (Madrid, ES)

Awards

  • 2016 Fundación Mainel Painting Awards, Fundación Mainel (Valencia, ES)
  • 2015 International Paiting Award Guasch Coranty Foundation, Guasch Coranty Foundation (Barcelona, ES)
  • 2013 Virgen de las Viñas Award, 1st Prize, Virgen de las Viñas (Tomelloso, ES)
  • 2013 Prémio de Pintura , Villa de Fuente Álamo (Murcia, ES)
  • 2012 BMW Award, Mario Antolín Grant for painting research (Madrid, ES)
  • 2012 San Carlos Fine Arts Royal Academy Award, 1st Prize (Valencia, ES)
  • 2010 Vila de Pego Award, 1st Prize (Pego, ES)
  • 2009 Manolo Valdés Internacional Art Award, 1st Prize (Altura, ES)
  • 2008 Acquisition Award UPV, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia (Valencia, ES)

Scholarships

  • 2019 Residency Grant, Casa de Velazquez art residency, Académie de France à Madrid (Madrid, ES)
  • 2012 Mario Antolín Grant for painting research, Prémio BMW Ibérica (Madrid, ES)

Artistic Residencies

  • 2019 Residency Grant, Casa de Velazquez art residency, Académie de France à Madrid (Madrid, ES)
  • 2017 Artist Residency, CASA WABI (Puerto Escondido, MX)

Collections

  • BMW Ibérica (ES)
  • IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern (ES)
  • CAAC Cuenca y MideCiant (ES)
  • MOLAA – Museum of Latin American Art (USA)
  • Museu de Fuente Alamo (Murcia, ES)
  • Fondation Carmignac (FR)
  • Fundación Mainel (Valencia, ES)
  • San Carlos Royal Academy of Fine Arts (Valencia, ES)
  • Pego Contemporary Art Museum (Valencia, ES)
  • CDAN Art and Nature Centre - Beulas Foundation (Huesca, ES)
  • Nanjing BaiJia Lake Collection (CN)
  • Diputación de Valencia (ES)
  • San Carlos Fine Arts Royal Academy (ES)
  • Baijia Lake Collection (Nanjing, CH)
  • Artists Fund, UPV Polytechnic University of Valencia (Valencia, ES)
  • Municipality of Lyon (Lyon, FR)
  • Provincial Counsel of Valencia (Valencia, ES)
  • Municipalities of Valdepeñas, Manises, Burjassot, Puzol, Segorbe, Altura, Benissa, Ontinyent and Pego (ES)