© 2020 Jenny Owens

Dublin, Ireland (1983)

Lives & works in Barcelona, Spain.

 

 

- CV -

Education:

  • September 2016 - present.  Advanced Studies in Artistic Production Doctorate, The University of Barcelona. Thesis title: “Stories of the Intangible: Memory and Narrative in Art.” 

  • Masters in Artistic Production and Research, The University of Barcelona (2015 - 2016)

  • Degree in Fine Art, The University of Barcelona (2008 - 2012)

  • Degree in Spanish and Italian, (Language, culture and literature), Trinity College, Dublin (2002 - 2006)

  • Eramus, The University of Bologna, Italy (2003 - 2004)

Individual Exhibition:

2019

  • Traces, Pontarte, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

 

Group shows in preparation:

2020 - In preparation for January. Metanarratives: Barcelona-Marburg, Marburger Kunstverein (Centre of Art and Painting), Germany.

 

2019 - In preparation for December. 10 years of The Arranz Bravo Foundation, Hospitalet, Spain.

Two – person Shows / Group Exhibitions:

2019

  • Eclectic, Tasneem Gallery, Barcelona.

  • Horizon, two-person show with Santiago Vélez, Lokkus Arte Contemporáneo, Medellín, Columbia.

  • Spring / Summer exhibition 2019, Tasneem Gallery Barcelona.

  • Horizon, two-person show with Santiago Vélez, Tasneem Gallery Barcelona.

2018

  • Horizon, two-person show with with Santiago Vélez, Pontarte, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

  • La presencia del presente, Mofuta, Barcelona.

2017

  • Biennial of Contemporary Art JCE (Jeune Création Européenne), Como, Italy. 

  • Biennial of Contemporary Art JCE, Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso Municipal Museum. Amarante, Portugal.

  • The Affordable Art Fair, Brussels. 

  • Biennial of Contemporary Art JCE, Museu de l´Emporda, Figueres, Catalonia.

 

2016

  • Biennial of Contemporary Art JCE, Science and Art center “Bruzis”, Cesis, Latvia.

  • Biennial of Contemporary Art JCE, Hala Stulecia, Wroclaw, Poland.

  • Green in Art, Pontarte, Oranjeplein, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

  • Residencies fic-ProdArt16, The Centre of Contemporary Art, Fabra i Coats, Barcelona.

  • Biennial of Contemporary Art JCE, Kunstbygningen i Vrå, Denmark.

2015

  • Biennial of Contemporary Art JCE, Beffroi de Montrouge, France.

  • Què Dius? Exposición de arte joven catalan, Centro de Iniciativas Culturales de la Universidad de Sevilla.

  • The Affordable Art Fair, Kromhouthal, Amsterdam.

  • ArtLibris, Santa Monica, Barcelona.

  • Guasch Coranty Grant Projects Exhibition, The Exhibition Hall, The University of Barcelona.

  • Latitudes, two-person show with Elisa Murica Artengo, Trama Gallery, Barcelona.

 

2014

  • Describing Architecture: Memory and Place, Assembly House and Powerscourt Town House Centre, Dublin.

  • Opening of Pontarte, Oranjeplein, Maastricht, The Netherlands.

  • Vanishing Points, three-person show with Edgar Ibàñez and Arnau Musach, The Arranz Bravo Foundation, Hospitalet, Spain.

  • Això no és Art, Can Mayne, Alella, Spain.

2013

  • Opening of Pontarte, Can Pufarré, Alella, Spain. 

  • Art<30_2013, Sala Parés and Trama Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Jenny Owens – Candela Torres (Owens-Torres)

  • Patrimonio, Espai VolART, The Vila Casas Foundation, Barcelona, Spain.

2012

  • Sense Títol, The University of Barcelona, Spain.

  • 2012 Art<30_2012, Sala Parés and Trama Gallery, Barcelona, Spain. Itinerary: Faculty of Fine Art UCM, Madrid; The Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) and The University of Seville.

 

2010

  • BIG IDEAS small works, An Clachán Gallery, Gweedore, Co. Donegal, Ireland.

Grants & Awards:

  • Selected artist (Spain) for Biennial of Contemporary Art JCE (Jeune Création Européenne) 2015 – 2017.

  • Guasch Coranty Grant for Artistic Creation. The Guasch Coranty Foundation. (2014-2015)

  • A winner of Art < 30 Painting and Photography Competition in a collective with Candela Torres (Owens – Torres). Sala Parés Gallery and Trama Gallery, Barcelona. (2013)

  • A winner of Art <30 Painting and Photography Competition. Sala Parés Gallery and Trama Gallery. Barcelona. (2012)

Collections / Publications:

  • Sculpture in The Cultural Heritage of The University of Barcelona.

  • Photographs in the art collection of Sabadell Bank.

  • Selected work in Originària. 35 anys de Facultat de Belles Arts. ISBN 9788447538454. Page 127.

  • Selected work in Issue no. 100 of Magyar Lettre Internationale Hungary May 2016. Pages 54 - 55, 117 - 118. http://www.houdini.hu/lettre/Lettre100_2016-tavasz.pdf

 

Residency:

  • Fabra i Coats – Fábrica de Creación, Barcelona. 2016.

Talks / Conferences:

  • November 2018: Participation in the workshop Architecture as a Model: Scales, Experience and Action within the Conference Shared Prototypes Collaborative Artistic Experiences. The Faculty of Fine Art, The University of Barcelona. I presented “Intimate Distances”, a collaborative project with Brazilian-based Graphic Designer Fernando Lima. Through the use of 3D printing, the project explores how art allows us to interconnect places and eliminate their physical distance.

 

  • Abril 2019: Artist Talk to undergraduate students studying Design, Architecture and Education at The Pontifical Bolivarian University, Medellín, Colombia within the course “Urban and Social Photography.”

 

 

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