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SILVIA LERÍN

Silvia Lerin is a visual artist resident in London. Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Polytechnic University of Valencia in 1998.

He has had solo exhibitions in Spain and abroad, stand those in the Gallery La Nave in Valencia and in the Sophien-Edition Gallery in Berlin, where he had solo exhibition every two years and represented his work in several fairs German art. He has recently exhibited at the Prairie Center of the Arts in Peoria, Illinois, USA, as he made his residence there.

Throughout that time he has received numerous awards and scholarships, highlighting the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant New York in 2014, which led her to London, where dedició establish his studio and residence.

His work is exhibited in many museums in Spain and there are numerous works of her in various public spaces and in many private collections both in Spain and abroad.

 

GRANTS AND PRIZES | a selection
2013
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. New York. US. (period grant: 2014)
Residency, Prairie Center of the Arts. Peoria, IL. Aug. 1 – Oct. 31, 2013.
2012
Grant “ Promotion of Contemporary Art “ for exhibition in Mainz (Germany) given by the Spanish
Ministery of Culture.
2011
First Prize. XII National Painting Prize Royal Academy of Fine Arts of San Carlos de
Valencia. Valencia. Spain. *
First Prize. XLII Salon d'Automne Ateneo Mercantil de Valencia Award. Valencia. Spain. *
Grant “ Promotion of Contemporary Art “ for exhibition in Berlin(Germany) given by the Spanish
Ministery of Culture.
2010
First Prize. XI Painting Award Meliana. IMC of Meliana. Valencia. Spain. *
Special Honorary Mention. XLI Awards Alcalá Painting City. Old Hospital
Santa Maria la Rica. Alcala de Henares. Madrid. Spain. *
2009
Pilar Juncosa Grant at the Joan Miro graphic art workshops. Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation.
Mallorca. Spain.
2008
Grant “ Promotion of Contemporary Art “ for exhibition in Berlin (Germany) given by the Spanish
Ministery of Culture.
2007
Prize Acquisition. National Prize ART NALÓN 2007 in Visual Arts. Langreo. Asturias. Spain.
First Prize. 24 Award Cambre. Cambre. Corunna. Spain. *
First Prize. Award XII Council of Cangas - Morrazo No Art. Cangas. Pontevedra. Spain. *
Grant "Alnorte" given by the newspaper El Comercio. Gijón. Spain.
Honorary Mention. Born3, III Call Art Gallery Casaborne. Casaborne Gallery.
Antequera. Malaga. Spain.
2006
First Prize. XI Painting Contest Salvador Soria. Benissa. Alicante. Spain. *
First Prize. 3rd Biennial Painting Association of Friends of Christopher Aguado. Picasso. Valencia.
Spain.*
2005
First Prize. XXIX National Painting Contest Vila de Pego. I hit. Alicante. Spain. *
2002
First Prize. Hosts of Cadi (XXIII Contest Minicuadros). Elda. Alicante. Spain. *
2001
First Prize. XVI Painting Contest Vila de Puçol. Puçol. Valencia. Spain. *
2000
Acquisition Prize. J. Segrelles. XIII National Painting Awards Albaida. Albaida. Valencia.
Spain. *
1999
First Prize. National Painting Award Castellón. Castellón. Spain.
First Prize. II Painting Award Mainel Foundation. Valencia. Spain. *
First Prize. I Contest Manuel Valdes. Height. Castellón. Spain.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS | a selection
2015
Mind the gap. Horizon Gallery. Colera. Girona. Spain
2014
Mind the gap. A-Side B-Side Gallery. London. UK
Fissures. Alicia Rey Gallery. Madrid. Spain
2013
Conversation with the building. Prairie Center of the Arts. Peoria (IL). US
Crisis in concrete. Exhibition Hall. Vincent Ventura School. Valencia. Spain *
2012
Cracks. Sculptures and paintings by Silvia Lerín. Mainz City Hall Gallery. Mainz. germany
Irregular. Ademuz Art Space. Valencia. Spain *
Irregulares.Origen. Municipal Exhibition Hall of Algemesi Liberal Casino. Algemesí. Valencia.
Spain *
2011
Silvia Lerín. Painting and graphics. Sophia - Edition Gallery. Berlin. germany
2010
Not only paper. Ibercaja's Exhibition Hall. Valencia. Spain *
2009
Clefts in the field. Exhibition Hall at the Palau de la Música. Valencia. Spain *
Pielpintura / Paint-Skin. CMAE. Municipal Center for the Arts and Exhibitions. Avilés. Asturias.
Spain *
Clefts. Exhibitions Hall "Center 14". Alicante. Spain *
2008
Silvia Lerín. Painting. Sophia - Edition Gallery. Berlin. germany
45. Cultural Center "Dorado Schools". Langreo. Asturias. Spain *
2007
Silvia Lerín. The CAM Exhibitions Hall Classroom Llotgeta. Valencia. Spain *
45. Exhibition Hall at the College of Architects. Murcia. spain
2006
Art Exhibition 2006 Antoni Botey Gallery. Granollers. Barcelona. spain
2005
Silvia Lerin. The Nave Gallery. Valencia. spain
Silvia Lerín. Painting. Sophia - Edition Gallery. Berlin. germany
2004
Intersecciones. Exhibitions Hall in the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Spain *
2002
Silvia Lerín. Painting. Sophia - Edition Gallery. Berlin. germany
Paint on paint. Cultural Center in Mislata. Mislata. Valencia. Spain *
2001
Recent Work. Club Diario Levante. Valencia. Spain *
1998
Silvia Lerin. Four Gallery. Valencia. spain

 

OTHERS | a selection
2014
Spain NOW. 6th Season of contemporary Art and Culture from Spain. Open Studios and Talk. 7
to 9 Nov. London. UK.
2013
Mural commission (60 x 111 in./ 151 x 282 cm.) in private Apartment . Valencia. Spain.
Conference Lecture at the Vincent Ventura School. Valencia. Spain.
2012
Mural commission in Building V.P.O. Gandía. Valencia. Spain.
2010
Mural commission for two-level parking garage (approx. 16,000 sq. feet). Casino Cirsa of
Valencia, Spain.
Vinyl design for an Institute. El Puig. Valencia. Spain.
2007
Mural commission at the garden of the Pinacoteca Municipal de Langreo. Langreo. Asturias.
Spain.*

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS | a selection
2015
From Centre. The Loud & Western Building. London. UK. Curated by Saturation Point and Slate
Projects. London. UK *
2014
TIAF London. The Rag Factory. London. UK
Open Studios. A-side B-side Gallery. London. UK
2013
Dialogos. Municipal Center of Exhibitions. Elche. Valencia. Spain *
Art Room 2013. Centro del Carmen. Valencia. Spain *
2012
10. Atarazanas women. Valencia. Spain *
XXX Aniversary S.Soria Painting Contest. Benissa. Alicante. Spain *
2011
Art Helsinki 2011. The new House Gallery. Helsinki. Finnland
Encounters. Badisches Kunstforum. Ebringen. Freiburg. germany
Billnäs Bruk. New House Gallery. Billnäs. Finnland
2010
VI Biennial Art Riudebitlles. Buildings from the old city halls. Riudebittlles. Girona. Spain *
2009
09. Gema Llamazares Estío Gallery. Gijón. Asturias. spain
30 Years Minicuadros. Gravina Fine Arts Museum. Alicante. Spain *
2008
Arte Alnorte. Exhibition Hall at the Cajastur Cultural Centre Revillagigedo Palace
Gijón.Asturias.Spain *
2007
Summer Exhibition 2007. Galería Uusitalo. Helsinki. Finnland
2003
New proposals. The Nave Gallery. Valencia. spain
2002
Work, world, creativity. Museum of the City. Valencia. Spain *
2001
10 years Galería Sophia - Edition. Sophia - Edition Gallery. Berlin. germany
2000
Lurking. Antropologic Museum of Madrid. Madrid. Spain *
1999
Women into the new millennium. The Nave Gallery. Valencia. spain
The End of the Beginning. Horizon Gallery. Colera. Girona. Spain
1998
I Meeting Contemporary Art (E.A.C.). Alicante. Spain *

 

AWARDS EXHIBITIONS | a selection
2015
XV Meeting Contemporary Art (EAC). MUA. Museum of the University of Alicante. Alicante.
Spain *
2013
74 International Exhibition "Arts of Valdepeñas". Valdepeñas Municipal Museum.
Valdepenas. Real city. Spain *
2012
Art Biennale 2012. Modern Art Museum of Tarragona. Tarragona. Spain. *
XIII Painting Award Hall of Plastic Arts of the University of Murcia. Art Center Palace
Almudí. Murcia. Spain. *
2011
72 International Exhibition "Arts of Valdepeñas". Valdepeñas Municipal Museum.
Valdepenas. Real city. Spain. *
2010
XII Painting Award Honda La Garriga 10. Municipal Exhibition Hall. La Garriga. Barcelona. Spain*
71 International Exhibition "Arts of Valdepeñas". Valdepeñas Municipal Museum.
Valdepenas. Real city. Spain. *
2009
XI Painting Award Honda La Garriga 09. Municipal Exhibition Hall. La Garriga. Barcelona. Spain.*
XII Painting Award Terras de Iria 09. Convento del Carmen. Padrón. Corunna. Spain. *
2008
X Show Union Fenosa. Museum of Contemporary Art Union Fenosa. Corunna. Spain. *
X Painting Awards Honda – La Garriga 08. Barcelona. Spain. *
2006
Managers Award VII. The Nave Gallery. Valencia. Spain. *
2004
VIII Show Union Fenosa. MACUF. Corunna. Spain. *
Bancaja Prize XXXII. Sala La Muralla. IVAM. Valencia. Spain. *
2003
11 Contest Contest. Gallart. Vizcaya. Spain. *
Young Creators Contest 2003. Vaults room. Madrid. Spain. *
2002
Generation 2002-Prize Caja Madrid. American home. Madrid. Spain. *
Young Artists Competition. Museum of the City. Madrid. Spain. *
2001
Awards Young 2001. Museum of the Education & Culture Ministery. Madrid. Spain. *
9th Contest Contest. Gallart. Vizcaya. Spain.
2000
Bancaja Award XXVII. Sala La Muralla. IVAM. Valencia. Spain. *
II Painting Award Honda La Garriga. Barcelona. Spain. *
IV Award José Malvar for New Talents. Santiago de Compostela. Spain. *
Young Creators Contest 2000. Casa de Vacas. Madrid. Spain. *
1999
IV Prize City of Burriana. The Mercy Center. Burriana. Castellón. Spain. *
1997
XXIV Award Bancaja. Bancaja Foundation. Valencia. Spain. *

 

ART WORKS IN MUSEUMS AND FOUNDATIONS
Maria Jose Jove Foundation. A Coruña. Spain
Contemporary Art Museum in Pego. Caught. Alicante. spain
Mainfirstbank. London. United Kingdom
Bancaja Foundation. Valencia. Spain
Mainel Foundation. Valencia. Spain
Diaz Caneja Foundation. Palencia. Spain
Instituto Juan Gil-Albert. Alicante. spain
San Carlos Royal Academy of Fine Arts. Valencia. Spain.
Juan Gil Albert Institution. Alicante. Spain
Art Collection of the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Valencia. Spain
Art Collection of Caja Rural de Torrente. Valencia. spain
Club Diario Levante. Valencia. spain
Sparkasse Mainz. Mainz. germany
Town Art Pinacotec in Langreo. Asturias. Spain
Council of Cangas do Morrazo. Pontevedra. spain
Council of Cambre. Corunna. spain
Art Collection of Ibercaja. Zaragoza. Spain
Art Collection of Ibercaja. Valencia. Spain
Art Collection of O.A.M. de Valencia. Valencia. Spain
Cityhalls of: Height and Castellón (in Castellón). spain
Cityhall of: Albaida Mislata, Meliana Picasso and Puçol (in Valencia). spain
Cityhalls of: Benissa, Torrevieja and Alicante (in Alicante). spain
Cityhall of: Cambrils (in Tarragona). Spain
Clínica Baviera. Saragossa. spain
Clínica Baviera. Valencia. spain
Ateneo Mercantil de Valencia. Valencia. spain
FVO (Foundation Vallès Oriental). Granollers. Barcelona. spain
Casino Cirsa. Valencia. Spain
* with edited catalog

 

SOLO CATALOGS | a selection
catalog CRISIS IN CONCRETE, edited by the Escola de persones Adultes Vicent Ventura .
2013.Translation spanish – english (Legal deposit : V-1420-2013)
Irregular catalog, edited by the Publications Service and the University of Valencia. 2012.
Spanish (Legal deposit : V-1286-2012 / I.S.B.N 978-84-370-8853-3)
IRREGULARES.ORIGEN catalog, edited by the Department of Culture of the City Algemesí.
2012.Catalán
PAPER NOT ONLY catalog, edited by Obra Social Ibercaja.2010. Spanish (Legal deposit: Z-1.284-
10)
IN THE MATTER CREVASSES catalog, edited by OAM Palau de la Música.
2009.Translation spanish – german. (Legal deposit : V-4479-2009 / I.S.B.N 978-84-692-7434-7)
catalog PAINT-SKIN, edited by the Cityhall of Avilés. 2009. Translation spanish – english (Legal
deposit : AS-5808/09)
catalog HENDIDURAS, edited by the Young Department of the Cityhall of Alicante. 2009. Spanish
catalog ” 45º “, edited by the Young Department of the Cityhall of Langreo. 2007. Translation
spanish – german. (Legal deposit : AS-3498/07)
catalog SILVIA LERÍN, edited by the Obra social de la CAM.2007. Translation spanish – german.
(Legal deposit : A-1104-2007)
catalog INTERSECCIONES, edited by the Polytechnic University of Valencia. 2004. Translation
Spanish – german. (Legal deposit : V-3602-2004 / I.S.B.N 84-9705-620-5)
PAINT PAINT catalog, edited by the Department of Culture of the City of
Mislata.2002. Translation spanish – german.
RECENT WORKS catalog, edited by the Club Diario Levante and the Directorate General of
Woman. Valencia. 2001. Translation spanish - german.
GROUP CATALOGS | a selection
MEET COMPETITION XV catalog CONTEMPORARY ART [EAC] (pag.64-67), edited
Alicantino by the Institute of Culture "Juan GilAlbert" and the Museum of the University of
Alicante. 2015. Translation Spanish – Catalan – English. (ISBN: 978-84-7784 690-1-
Legal Deposit: 351-2015)
Catalog XXX ANNIVERSARY OF PAINTING COMPETITION S.SORIA (pag.106-107), edited by the
Regidoria of Culture of the City of Benissa. 2012. Translation Spanish - Catalan. (Legal
deposit: A 803-2012)
catalog TRABAJO,MUNDO,CREATIVIDAD/WORK,WORLD,CREATIVITY (page 164-165), edited by
Mainel the Foundation of Valencia. Valencia. 2002. Translation Spanish -
English. (Legal deposit : MU-1766-2002 / I.S.B.N 84-95947-00-5)

 

PRESS & REVIEW ARTICLES | a selection
GENERAL NEWSPAPER. 17/11/12 "Large-scale geometrically." Kerstin Hoffmann. (German)
BADISH NEWSPAPER. 27/07/11 "edges and fighting." Ulrike Düwell. (German)
I RAISED. POSTSCRIPT. 22/01/10 "Silvia Lerin. Clefts in the field. Painting and sculpture".
Isabel Perez. (Spanish)
NEW SPAIN. 25/11/09 "Festín Pictorial". Jaime Luis Martín. (Spanish)
La Voz de Asturias. 28/09/07 "Art against the wall." Carlos Mier. (Spanish)
I RAISED. POSTSCRIPT. 17/06/05 "The apex of the contrast. Silvia Lerin ". Armando Pilato (Spanish)
THE WORLD. Valencia. 27/06/05 "Silvia Lerin exhibits in the gallery La Nave his paintings full of
subtlety of color. " Saves Torres (Spanish)
EPOCA journal. Ed. Com. Valenciana. No. 27. October 2004 "Intersections". Jose Enrique March.
(Spanish)
THE REASON. Ed. Valencia. 06.10.01 Interview. Rebeca Bucho. (Spanish)
I RAISED. 05/26/01 "The contemplative gaze of Silvia Lerin". Mary Thomas. (Spanish)
I RAISED. POSTSCRIPT. 10/06/98 "Young abstractions-Silvia Lerin". Antonio Galiana. (Spanish)