CV

 

 

Arantza Pardo (A Coruña, 1991) is an artist that lives and works in the UK 

 

 

Education

 

Masters Degree in Painting at the University of Porto. Portugal.

Erasmus+ at Sheffield Hallam University. UK.

Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts at the University of Vigo. Spain.

 

 

Selected Solo exhibition

 

2019  The Unknown. Yorkshire Artspace. Persistence Works. Sheffield. UK.


 

Selected Group Exhibitions


2020

Futurecade. Millennium Gallery. Sheffield. UK.

The Harley Open 2020. Nottingham. UK

Um ano depois...Galeria Ap’Arte. Porto. Portugal.

 

2019 

Manchester Contemporary. Sidney & Matilda stand. Manchester. UK.

Una colectiva. Galería Álvaro Alcazar. Madrid. Spain.

Flat + Earth. Curated by Joanna Whittle. Sidney & Matilda Gallery. Sheffield. UK.

Prosaic Mosaic. Bloc Projects. Sheffield. UK.

Medir o tempo e contar o espaço. Curated by Domingos Loureiro and Franchini. Galeria Ap’Arte. Porto. Portugal.

Bethlehem Boys Club III. Sidney & Matilda Gallery. Sheffield. UK

2018   

Masters Salon Painting. Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Antwerp. Belgium.

Platform 18. Curated by Mark Riddington. Millennium Gallery. Sheffield. UK.

Creators of Legends. Curated by Cesar Oropeza and Carlos Arenas. XLVI Festival Internacional Cervantino. Guanajuato. Mexico.

2017   

Culturgal Feira Industrias Culturais. Stand Fundação Bienal de Arte de Cerveira. Pontevedra. Spain.

XIX Bienal international de arte de Cerveira. “Da Pop Arte às Trans-Vanguardas, apropriações da arte popular” Vilanova de Cerveira. Portugal.

Boa Hora. Museu FBAUP. Curated by Francisco Laranjo. Porto. Portugal.

Caóticas Experiencias. Vol. 2. El Halcón Milenario. Vigo. Spain.

Creators of Legends. H.R. Giger Museum. Curated by Cesar Oropeza and Carlos Arenas. Gruyères. Switzerland.

2016 

ANIMALISTA. Representación, Violencias, Respuestas. La Casa Encendida. Curated by Rafael Doctor Roncero. Madrid. Spain.

Hoy es un día cualquiera, a mediados de 2030. Círculo de Bellas Artes. Curated by Colectivo Sur in collaboration with Fernando Castro Flórez. Madrid. Spain.

Creators of Legends. Lourdes Botello Gallery; Biblioteca del Congreso de la Unión; Hell & Heaven Festival. Mexico City. Mexico.

2015 

A paloma muerta. Estudio 22. Curated by Regina Pérez Castillo. Logroño. Spain.

M2M3. Centro Cultural. Villa of Móstoles. Móstoles. Spain.

2014 

Puntos de pintura. Centro Torrente Ballester. Curated by Sara Donoso. Ferrol. Spain.

 

 

Selected Awards and Grants

 

2020

Uncertain Awareness. Festival of the Mind. Sheffield. UK

Shortlisted The Harley Open 2020. Harley Gallery. Nottingham.


2018

FABS (Fine Art Bridge Scheme) at S1 Artspace. Sheffield. UK.

2017

Selected XV Prize Isaac Díaz Pardo Artes Plásticas. A Coruña. Spain.

Selected XIX Bienal international de arte de Cerveira. Vilanova de Cerveira. Portugal.

2016   

Grant ''Perfeccionamiento de Estudios Artísticos´´ Field Fine Arts. (1st place). Deputación de A Coruña. Spain.

Jury Prize IV Bienal de Pintura Xoven Cromática. Fundación Cum Laude. Orense. Spain.

3rd Prize Xuventude Crea. Artes Plásticas. Xunta de Galicia. Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

I Encontro de Artistas Novos 'Cidade da Cultura' de Argentina. Directed by Rafael Doctor Roncero.  Córdoba. Argentina.

I Encuentro de artistas de Castilla y León. Fundación Villalar. Segovia. Directed and curated by Rafael Doctor Roncero. Spain.

2015 

Awarded II Concurso 25 Aniversario da Facultade de Belas Artes de Pontevedra da Universidade de Vigo. Spain.

1st Finalist I Concurso 25 Aniversario da Facultade de Belas Artes de Pontevedra da Universidade de Vigo. Spain.

Selected XVI Premio de Pintura de la Universidad de Murcia. Centro de Arte Palacio Almudí. Murcia. Spain.

Selected in OBRA ABIERTA. Premio de pintura internacional. Caja de Extremadura. Plasencia. Spain.

Finalist XXVIII Emilio Ollero Premio de pintura. Jaén. Spain.

Selected XIII Certame de Artes Plásticas. Deputación de Orense. Spain.

Selected VI Premio de pintura internacional Ramon Portillo. Granada. Spain.

2014 

Awarded 4th Prize Novos Valores. Deputación de Pontevedra. Spain.

Selected 8º Premio Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

 

 

Collaborations Art & Science


2020

Collaboration with Dr. Gareth Phoenix. Commission work for Festival of the Mind 2020. UK

 

2018 

Collaboration with Dr. Victoria Stafford. Commission artwork for Bluedot festival. Soapbox Art and Science. UK

Collaboration with Dr. Daniela Saadeh. Commission artwork for Gravity Fields festival. Soapbox Art and Science. UK

 

 

 

Selected Public Collections 

 

Fundação Bienal de Arte de Cerveira. Vilanova de Cerveira. Portugal.

University of Porto. Portugal.

HR Giger Museum. Gruyères. Switzerland.

Xunta de Galicia. Santiago de Compostela. Spain.

Hospital Alvaro Cunqueiro. Vigo. Spain.

Deputación de A Coruña. Spain.

Museo Deputación de Pontevedra. Spain.

Real Academia de Historia y Arte de San Quirce. Segovia. Spain.

 

 

Selected Publications and Press


2019   Arantza Pardo: «He metido al público dentro de mis cuadros gracias a la realidad virtual» (Click here to read)  

2019   ‘THE UNKNOWN’ by Arantza Pardo. Exposed Magazine. 13.09.19. (Click here to read)

2019   Show explores metaphysical themes through painting. Now Then Magazine. By Sam Gregory. 14.09.19 (Click here to read)

2019   The Unknown. Our Favorite Places. 12.09.19. (Click here to read) 

2018   Publication: European Masters Salon Painting 2018.  ‘‘Arantza Pardo’’. Pages 172 - 175.

2017   Publication: Sobre pintura. ‘‘Arantza Pardo’’. Ed. by Sofia Ponte. Rev. by Domingos Loureiro and Sofia Torres /Pages 136-137.

2015   Publication: Cover and Backcover Galician Encyclopedia. XLVIII Edition.

2014   Donoso, Sara, ‘‘Arantza Pardo’’. 2014/ Puntos de Pintura. Ed. Dardo / Pages 58-61.

 

 

Research publications

 

2018 

Hilma af Klint, presencia y ausencia en el último arte. PAINTING AND RESEARCH. Reflexions beyond Thinking and Practice.

Ed. 1st International Congress on Contemporary European Painting. I2ADS, University of Porto and ICOCEP.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait credit by Chris Saunders. 2019.

Contact

 

info@arantzapardo.com

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