Timeline

1972
Born in La Garriga, Barcelona, Spain
1996
BA in Fine Arts/Sculpture, University of Barcelona
1996
Erasmus- European Union Study Program at the Hochschule der Künste Berlin
1996
Honored Prize in the selection of Barcelona for Biennial of European and Mediterranean Young Artists.
1998
MA with Honors in Fine Arts/Multimedia, Freie Klasse and Rebecca Horn Klasse, Hochschule der Künste, Berlin
1998
Arte Joven 98 Award, Instituto de la Juventud, Madrid
1999
Fundación Marcelino Botin, Santander
1999
III Certamen Ártes Plásticas para Jóvenes, Saloni, Castelló
2003
Generación 2004 Award, Caja Madrid, Madrid
2004
The Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, New York
2006
Propuestas ’06 Grant, Fundación Arte y Derecho, Madrid
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Exhibitions

2011
Keeping It Real: An Exhibition in 4 Acts: Act 4- Material Intelligence, Whitechapel Gallery, London
2010
Less World, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2010
More World, Foxy Production, New York, NY (solo)
2010
Veu Entre Línees, Center d’Art La Panera, Lleida
2010
Close Encounters: Acts of Social Imagination, Denison Museum, Granville, OH
2010
Brand X, Galerie Stefan Röpke, Köln
2010
American Spirit, Galerie Crone, Berlin
2010
Revolviendo en la Basura, CDAN, Centro de Arte y Naturaleza, Huesca
2010
Cityscapes, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY
2009
New York Minute, MACRO Future/ Depart Foundation, Rome
2009
Next Wave Art, BAM, Brooklyn, NY
2009
Ooze, Galeria NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona (solo)
2009
Lecturas Transversales: Colección de la Fundación Marcelino Botín, Villa Iris, Santander
2009
Zonas de Riesgo: Colección de Arte Contemporáneo Fundación ”la Caixa”, CaixaForum, Barcelona
2009
Close Encounters II, Nathen Cummings Foundation, New York, NY
2009
The Global Land: Identity and Oblivion, Espacio Enter, Canary Islands
2009
Costa Brava S.XXI, Centre Cultural Caixa de Girona, Girona
2009
Problem Solving (Express Yourself), Uplands Gallery, Melbourne
2008
NY Motion 0.1, Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY
2008
Close Encounters: Facing the Future, American University Museum, Washington D.C.
2008
Order. Desire. Light. An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings. Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2008
El Papel del artista/ Colección Fotocopia Doméstico'08, Madrid
2008
Levantamiento Libertad y Ciudadanía, Centro de Arte, Móstoles
2008
Parangolé. Fragments from the 90’s: Brazil, Portugal, Spain, Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid
2008
Art & Entrepreneurship, Credit Suisse Dubai, traveling to other international venues
2008
The Invisible, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (solo)
2007
what you are, the world is, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
2007
Invaders, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
2007
Saturated Fat, NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona (solo)
2007
Cuestión Xeneracional/Generational Issue, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea CGAC, Santiago de Compostela
2007
Consumption Junction, Canzani Center Gallery at Columbus College of Art and Design, OH
2007
Graphology, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007
Cart [ajena], Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
2007
2nd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
2007
Cart(ajena), Cartagena de las Indias, Colombia
2007
Thermal Comfort, Artnews Projects, Berlin
2006
I Bienal de Arte, Arquitectura y Paisaje de las Islas Canarias, Gobierno de Canarias, Gran Canaria
2006
Please Love Me, Walkers Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
2006
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
2006
Six Degrees of Separation 2: The Inner Workings of Cold Contact, Stux Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Tale of Two Cities, Busan Bienale, Busan
2006
Papel, Galería Casas Riegner, Bogotá
2006
Saturated Fat, Foxy Production, New York, NY (solo)
2006
We the People, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2006
Less World, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (solo)
2006
Fixed and Hazardous Objects, Virginia Commonwealth University Gallery, Richmond, VA (solo)
2006
Les coses més importants, Cercle Cultural CajaMadrid, Barcelona
2006
Las cosas más importantes, 16 Provectos de Arte Español, Arco, Madrid
2005
Barricades, Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid
2005
Mira cómo se mueven, Telefónica, Madrid
2005
Make it now. Sculpture in New York, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
2005
OverAwe, Foxy Production, New York, NY
2004
A Level of Trust. After Kurt Cobain, Galleria More Fools in Town, Torino
2004
Dibujos Hoy, Centro de Arte Contemporaneo CAC, Málaga
2004
Long Term Installations, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
2004
Mediascapes, Centre Cultural de La Caixa, Lleida (travelling in 2005)
2004
Some Exhaust, Lehman Maupin Gallery, New York, NY
2004
Barricades, Galeria NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona
2004
Same, Permanent Collection, Icon South Beach, Miami Beach, FL
2004
The most important things, Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
2004
Generación 2004. La Casa Encendida, Madrid (Cat.)
2004
Civilization is overrated, Foxy Production, New York; Project Spaces at Art Chicago, Chicago, IL (solo)
2003
The Paper Scultpture Show. Sculpture Center/Cabinet Magazine, Long Island City, NY
2003
Tekhne. Ancestral Techniques and Contemporary Practices in The SUROWorkshop of Tlaquepaque.Curator: Patrick Charpenel. The Buena Vista Building, Miami
2003
Ester Partegàs, Hollowmess, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, New York (solo)
2003
Yo recuerdo, Fundación NMAC, Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz.(Cat.)(solo)
2003
Nosotros tenemos razón, La Casa Encendida, Madrid. (Cat.)(solo)
2003
Dreams are stronger than nightmares and vice versa Centre d’Art Santa Mónica, Barcelona (solo)
2003
Proyectos Especiales, Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
2003
Re:LAX, DCKT Contemporary, New York
2003
Samesation, Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, Texas.(solo)
2003
Everyday feels like Sunday, Casas Riegner Gallery, Miami, FL
2003
Street Level, The Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2003
Yours Truly, Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
2003
TransEat, FoodCultureMuseum, Miami, FL
2003
Tekhne: Ancestral Techniques and Contemporary Practices in the SURO workshop of Tlaquepaque, The Buena Vista Bldg, Miami Design District, Miami, FL
2003
Harlem Postcards,The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
2003
World Speak Less Dumb, Uplands Gallery, Melbourne
2003
Stand By. Listos para actuar, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico D.F.
2003
Not to scale, Dorsky Curatorial Program, Long Island City, NY
2002
Art for living again, Galeria Estrany-de la Mota, Barcelona
2002
Americas Remixed, Fabrica del Vapore, Milan
2002
Yo Recuerdo, Montenmedio Arte Contemporáneo, Cádiz, Spain
2002
Nosotros tenemos razón, La Casa Encendida, Madrid (solo)
2002
The Passions of the Good Citizen, apexart curatorial program, New York, NY
2002
View Finder, Arnolfini, Bristol, Great Britain. (Cat.)
2002
Narrando espacios, tiempos, historias....., XXVII Bienal de Arte de Pontevedra, Pontevedra. (Cat.)
2002
Outer City/Inner Space, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, NY
2002
40 Jahre: Fluxus ind die Folgen, Kunstsommer Wiesbaden 2002, Kulturamt Wiesbaden, Germany. (Cat.)
2001
Temporary Residents, Metro Tech Center, Brooklyn, NY (Cat.)
2001
The good, the bad and the ugly: a Spaghetti Western, cur. by Devon Dikeou, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Colorado. (Cat.)
2001
to from from at across to in from. The centerless feeling, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York;
Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid (solo)
2001
Formas del Exilio, Galería Claramunt, Barcelona
2001
Twisted, Aaron America, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Hospitality a Constructed World Project, Foxy Production, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Paper, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
2001
Surplus, Centro Cultural de España en Lima, Perú
2001
Brooklyn!, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL
2001
Ester Partegàs/Laura Torrado, Galería Trinta, Santiago de Compostela
2001
Counter II, AVCO, London
2000
Itinerarios 99-00, Fundación Marcelino Botín, Santander
2000
Generación 2000, Real Jardin Botánico, Cajamadrid (travelling), Spain
2000
Inter/Zona. Arts Visuals i Creació a Barcelona, La Virreina, Barcelona
2000
Escenarios, Instituto de la Juventud, Madrid, 2000
2000
Figured Out, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY
2000
Puntos de Encuentro, Cruce, Madrid
2000
Anywhere But Here, Artists’ Space, New York, NY
2000
from one fleeting wish to another, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York (solo)
2000
Ads, Logos and Videotapes, Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid
2000
Search for Art 2000, Area Bovisa/Mandarina Duck, Milano
1999
And on a lighter note…, Venetia Kapernekas Fine Arts, New York, NY
1999
Babel, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY
1999
Happy Holidays, Star 67, Brooklyn, NY
1999
Club, Arts & Lounge, Museu de Granollers, Barcelona
1999
Keep Fit/Be Happy, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Siesta Over. Spanish Art in the late 90’s, Sideshow 195 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1998
Cartes a Milena. Visions de Futur, Can Palauet, Mataró, Barcelona
1998
Arte Joven 98, MEAC, Museo Español de Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid
1998
So lost...., Kunstruimte Gallery, Berlin. (solo)
1998
Why do I feel sometimes so lost?, DFN Gallery Project Room, New York, NY (solo)
1998
So lost…, Kunstruimte Galerie, Berlin (solo)
1996
Fissures, La Capella, Barcelona (solo)
1996
Biennial of European and Mediterranean Young Artists, Balmes 21, Galeria de la Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona
1996
Lento, Galería Gingko, Madrid
1996
La Capella at Transmission, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow