Madrid, Spain.

 

 

Artist Residencies

 

2019    The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut. USA.

2018    “Thread, Artist Residency Program”, Senegal. The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.

2017    Cultureland Artist Residency Program, Amsterdam, Holland.

            Artist in Residence “C. A. V. La Neomudéjar”, Madrid, Spain.

2016    STAR Program Fall 2016, Guttenberg Arts, West New York, USA.

            Finalist Akiyoshidai International Art Village Residence Support Program, trans_2016-2017, Japan.

2012    Malaspina Printmakers, Vancouver, Canada. 

2009    CIEC Foundation, A Coruña, España. Grant for study the VII Master Graphic work.

 

Education

 

2005 - 1997  Architecture (M.Arch.) ETSAM - Escuela Técnica Superior de Arquitectura de Madrid (UPM).

2017             Researcher at Columbia University. New York.

                     Researcher at Thomas J. Watson Library. The Metropolitan Museum of art. New York.

2016             Art and Nature. Ceramic School, Escuela de Cerámica de la Moncloa, Madrid.

2014             Cambridge English Advanced (CAE). The University of Cambridge.

                     Researcher  National Library of Spain, Madrid.

                     Researcher National Contemporary Art Museum Reina Sofía, Spain, Madrid.

2013- 2011   Malaspina Printmaker´s Society, Vancouver, Canada.

2011             Digital Music Production, VIVO, Media Arts Center, Vancouver, Canada.

2010 -2004   Circle Fine Arts Member CBA, Spain, Madrid.

2009             7th Masters Degree in Graphic Art, CIEC Foundation, A Coruña, Spain.

2006             Final Thesis Project: Documentation Center for Contemporary Architecture, Casa de Campo, Madrid, Spain.

 

Teaching and research

         

2019              Professor | Visual Arts. SEK. Universidad Camilo José Cela. 

2017              Workshop | “The Fast and Figurative”. Guttenberg Arts, West New York, USA.

                      Presentation | “Visual structure in Alphabets and musical compositions”. Studio Gronda. Madrid.

                      Chanel Project. Workshop. IED, Istituto Europeo di Design. Madrid.

2014              Presentation | Reflexiones sobre el PFC. CREARQ. University of Architecture, Navarra.                  

                      Workshop | The Process in Architecture project, with Verónica Sánchez Carrera.           

                      Personal Blog about academic research | CuatroEscalones, cuatroescalones.wordpress.com.   

2013              Workshop  | Lithography on Aluminium plate, Malaspina Artist Run Center, Vancouver.    

                      Workshop  | Basics of photo-lithography, Malaspina Artist Run Center, Vancouver, Canada.

2013 - 2011   Art direction of“Arts, Health and Seniors Project, Renfrew, Vancouver.

                      Curate part of “annual Senior´s weekend, Roundhouse, Vancouver.

                      Curate part of AIOM, Artists in our midst, Roundhouse, Vancouver.

2008              Academy Director | CuatroEscalones, with Verónica Sánchez. Madrid, Spain. 

                      Tutorials and Architecture Projects, 

2008 - 2006   Director Artistic Centre “Imbade” focus in the development of Architecture projects.

2005 - 2003   Professor of Architectural Drawings and Projects, Estudio 10, Madrid.

2002 - 1999   Teacher of drawing and painting class, Estudio 10, Madrid

Selected solo exhibitions

2019    “Open Studio” Josef and Anni Albers Foundation. Connecticut. USA.

2017    “Space tuning processes” C. A. V. La Neomudéjar, Madrid, Spain.

            Spiegel im spiegel / Installation, Cultureland, Amsterdam.

2013    “In a Landscape” Malaspina Gallery, Vancouver, Canada. Curator: Justin Muir.

2012    “Open studio” AIOM, Artist in our midst, Vancouver, Canada. Curator: Emmanuelle Renard.

2011    “Óscar Valero, Graphic work” CIEC Foundation, A Coruña, Spain. Curator: Pedro Galilea.

            “Alphabets”, Myravidal Art show, Madrid, Spain. Curator: Erika Gómez.

            “El arquetipo del paisaje”,  Al Artis, Madrid, Spain.

2010    “You were leaving”, Círculo Mulier, Madrid, Spain.

           

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2019   1_54 Contemporary African art Fair. Thread. Londres. 

            Muestra de gráfica española contemporánea. San Stefano Gallery. Sofia. Bulgaria

2018    Open Studio in Shirin Salehi studio. Madrid, Spain.

            IX International Engraving award Atlante, Arts Foundations. A Coruña. Spain.

2016    Made here Fall 2016. Residency Program work. Guttenberg Arts, New Jersey, EEUU.

            Variations of art and nature. Escuela Cerámica la Moncloa. Arganzuela. Madrid, España

2014    The Collection and the National Printmaking Prizes, Madrid.

            8th Jesús Núñez International Award of Graphic Art, CIEC Foundation.

            International Award of Engraving FIG Bilbao 2013, Sala Ondare, Bilbao.

            14th José Caballero Engraving Contest, Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain

2013    XX National Engraving Awards, Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engraving, Spain

            CT-International Print Biennale, Canada, Cuba.

2012    ”Maps and Flags“ at the Landesamt für Vermessung und Geoinformation, Munich, German

            7th Jesús Núñez International Award of Graphic Art, CIEC Foundation,

            12th José Caballero Engraving Contest, Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain

            Okanagan Print Triennial 2012. Kelowna Art Gallery.

            40th International Print Award “Carmen Arozena 2012”

        19th National Engraving Awards, Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engraving.

2011   The Space in Between, Atta Glanz, Vancouver

           “Palabras de ida y vuelta” Masdearte, ARCO, International Contemporary Art Fair, Madrid

            XVIII National Engraving Awards, Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engraving, 

            6th Jesús Núñez International Award of Graphic Art, CIEC Foundation, Betanzos.

2010    Contemporary Print Scene in Spain, Shanghai Express, Shanghai, China

            11th José Caballero Engraving Contest, Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain

            5th Jesús Núñez International Award of Graphic Art, CIEC Foundation, Betanzos, Spain

            “Dos orillas” Iberoamerican Contemporary Engraving Exhibition, Madrid, Spain

            5th Ciudad de Orduña Engraving Competition, Orduña, Basque

            2nd Atlante Engraving Award, Engraving Arts Foundation-Museum, A Coruña, Spain

            17th National Engraving Awards, Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engraving,

2009    4th Jesús Núñez International Award for Graphic Art, CIEC Foundation, Betanzos, Spain

            Group exhibition of the Circle of Fine Arts Associates, Madrid, Spain

2008    Travelling exhibition of the Circuit of Young Artists from Madrid, Spain

 

Awards, Honourable Mentions, and Scholarships

 

2019    Invitation | The Bauhaus kitchen project. Fundación Mies Van der Rohe. Barcelona.

            Invitation for the Residency at The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut, USA

2018    Prize “IX Atlante de Grabado 2018”, Fundación Museo de Artes, A Coruña.
2017    Grant for the Artist Residence e Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, “Tread, Senegal”.

            Grant for the Artist Residency Cultureland AIR Program, Amsterdam, Holland.

2016    Artist Residency grant for STAR Program Fall 2016, Guttenberg Arts, New Jersey, USA.

            Selected for participating in IX Bienal SIART Boliva 2016, Ver con los oídos, poéticas de las temporalidades.           

            Participation Grant for IV Congress of Architecture: Change of climate. Pamplona, Spain.

2015    Marfa Grant, Outsiders Art Foundation, Texas, Madrid
            Selected for “PROCESS ROOM” V Edition, Madrid Art Process, Astarté Gallery. Madrid. 

2014    Selected for Beyond Arting Platform 2014, Spain.

2013    Prize: ”Corzón S.L.”, XX National Engraving Awards, Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engraving.

2012    Work selected II European lithography days ”Maps and Flags“, Munich, German

            Work selected for 7th Jesús Núñez International Award of Graphic Art, CIEC Foundation, Spain.

            Selected to participate in Okanagan Print Triennial 2012. Kelowna Art Gallery.

            Work selected in the 19th National Engraving Awards, Spanish Museum of Contemporary Engraving.

            Work selected in 40th International Print Award “Carmen Arozena 2012”

2011    Prize: ”Maria de Salamanca”, XVIII National Engraving Awards.

            Work selected for the 6th Jesús Núñez International Award of Graphic Art.

2010    Second prize in the 5th Ciudad de Orduña Engraving Competition, Basque Country.

            Work selected in the 11th José Caballero Engraving Contest, Madrid.

             Work selected in the 17th National Engraving Awards, Spanish Museum of Contemporary Engraving.

            Work selected for 2nd ATLANTE Engraving Award, Engraving Arts Foundation-Museum.

            Scholarship for the Xylography module of the Master's Degree in Graphic Art, CIEC.

2009    Scholarship for the Lithography module of the Master's Degree on Graphic Art, CIEC.

            Work selected for the 4th Jesús Núñez International Award of Graphic Art.

2008    Acts rewarded in the Circuit of Young Artists 2008, Madrid.

 

Cooperation with another artist

 

2016    Collaboration with the artist Shirin Salehi, construction a minimum dimensions library

            based on silence (Work in progress). Spain-Iran.

2012    Collaboration with Emmanuelle Renard, series “writings”, Vancouver, Canada. 

            Research about writing as a mechanical act, generating a structural system of abstract codes.

 

Architecture

 

2013 - 2011   Renovation Architectural Project for the Artistic run center Malaspina, Vancouver,

2008 - 2006   Part of the team of the architectural studio “Batache”, Madrid.

                      Design for the exhibit Tafibra, Foundation Serralves, Oporto.

2006 - 2005   Part of the team of the architectural studio ATP, Madrid.

2001 - 2000   Part of the team of the architectural studio NB-35, Madrid.

 

Internet publications

 

            Personal Web | www.oscarvalero.org
            Personal Blog | CuatroEscalones | https://procesodeproyecto.wordpress.com/
            Josef and Anni Albers Foundation | https://albersfoundation.org/about-us/residencies/2019/

            Thread. Senegal | http://thread-senegal.org/oscar-valero

            La Neomudéjar | http://www.laneomudejar.com/oscar-valero-procesos-de-afinacion-del-espacio/

            Radio interview, WSMS Radio Lincoln Center, NYC | https://soundcloud.com/wsms-fm/oscar-valero-visual-music
            Cultureland. Amsterdam | http://cultureland.nl/oscar-valero-saez/

            Star Program | http://www.guttenbergarts.org/new-gallery-5/

            Madrid art Process | http://www.madridartprocess.com/convocatoria-arte-contemporaneo-process-room/295-oscar-valero-process-room-2015

            Malaspina Printmakers | http://blog.malaspinaprintmakers.com/exhibitions/in-a-landscape/

            In a landscape | http://www.wherevent.com/detail/Malaspina-Printmakers-Society-In-a-Landscape            

            XX Premios Nacionales de Grabado | http://www.mgec.es/wp/category/xx-premios-nacionales-del-grabado/    

            Circuito de jóvenes artístas 2008, Madrid | http://www.torrelodones.es/images/archivos/juventud/2011/Catalogo_Circuito_08.pd

 

Selected Public and private Collections

 

The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Connecticut, USA.

Cultureland Foundation, Amsterdam.
Museo C. A. V. La Neomudéjar, Madrid, Spain

Guttenberg Arts, West New York, USA.

Simon Fraser University, SFU, Vancouver, Canada.

Fundación CIEC, Betanzos, A Coruña, Spain.

Fundación Museo de Artes, A Coruña, Spain.

Malaspina Printmakers Society, Vancouver, Canada.

Museum of Spanish Contemporary Engraving MGEC, Málaga, Spain.

Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain.

 

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