Soledad Córdoba

En el silencio Un lugar secreto Otras

Limbo

In colaboration with Galería Vértice (Oviedo)

 

See Biography

SOLEDAD CÓRDOBA. 1977. Avilés, Asturias.

 

EDUCATION

 

2007      PhD in Fine Arts. Complutense University, Madrid (Spain)

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2012      RASGOS DE ARTE. ESENCIA DEL COLECCIONISMO (Features of Art. Essence of collecting). Cajastur Art Centre, Revillagigedo Palace, Gijón (Spain)

QUE EL DOLOR SEA SOLO UN RECUERDO, (That the pain will be only a memory), II Award of Art Grünenthal, Claustro del Palacio de Pimentel, Valladolid (Spain)

 

2011      ZOOM, Marlborough Gallery, Madrid (Spain)

QUE EL DOLOR SEA SOLO UN RECUERDO (That the pain will be only a memory), II Award of Art Grünenthal, Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid (Spain)

RETRATOS (Portraits), Hartmann Gallery, Barcelona (Spain)

V20, Vértice Gallery, Oviedo (Spain)

UNA HABITACIÓN PROPIA (A room of one’s own), Faculty of Fine Arts, Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)

ARTE CONTEMPORÁNEO ASTURIANO EN LOS FONDOS DEL MUSEO DE BELLAS ARTES DE ASTURIAS, Artistas Nacidos en las Décadas de 1960, 1970 y 1980 (Art contemporary asturian in the funds of the Museum of Fine Arts of Asturias, Artists born in the decades of 1960, 1970 and 1980) Barjola Museum, Gijón (Spain)

WOMEN & WOMEN, Instituto Cervantes of Albuquerque (USA)

MADRID FOTO 3ª International Photography Fair, IFEMA, Madrid, Stand Vértice Gallery and Stand Hartmann Gallery (Spain)

SAWB ART FAIR Stand Hartmann Gallery, Barcelona (Spain)

ESTAMPA 2011 International Contemporary Art Fair, stand Vértice Gallery, IFEMA Madrid (Spain)

ARTE LISBOA 2011 International Contemporary Art Fair, stand Vértice Gallery (Lisbon)

 

2010      WOMEN & WOMEN, Instituto Cervantes of Chicago (USA)

ARTISTAS INVITADAS, Marlborough Gallery Madrid and Barcelona (Spain)

WOMEN & WOMEN, Embassy of Spain in Washington DC, during the Spanish Presidency of European Union. Project curated by Blanca Berlín Gallery (USA)

COLECCIÓN NORTE de Arte Contemporáneo del Gobierno de Cantabria, Biblioteca Central y Archivo Histórico de Cantabria (COLLECTION North of contemporary art of the Government of Cantabria, Central Library and historical archive of Cantabria), Santander (Spain)

ARTE LISBOA 2010 International Contemporary Art Fair, stand Vértice Gallery (Lisbon)

ARTE SANTANDER XIX International Contemporary Art Fair (Santander), stand Vértice Gallery (Spain)

MADRIDFOTO II International Photography Fair (Madrid), stand Vértice Gallery (Spain)

ESPACIO ATLÁNTICO 2010 International Contemporary Art Fair (Vigo) Stand Vértice Gallery (Spain)

 

2009      LOVE ME TENDER, Galerie Van de Weghe, Antwerp (Belgium)

ARTE LISBOA 09 Contemporary Art Fair, stand of Vértice Gallery (Lisbon)

ESTAMPA 09 International Contemporary Art Fair, stand of Blanca Berlín Gallery, Madrid (Spain)

ARTE SANTANDER XVIII International Contemporary Art Fair, stand of Vértice Gallery (Spain)

MADRIDFOTO I International Photography Fair, stand of Vértice Gallery IFEMA Madrid (Spain)

 

2008      ESTAMPA 08, stand of Vértice Gallery (Oviedo) and stand of Casa de Velázquez, Madrid (Spain)

REALIDAD E IRREALIDAD: LA MIRADA DEL ARTISTA (Reality and irreality: the artist look). Yvan Nommick, curator, within the framework of The White Night, organised by Casa de Velázquez, Madrid, (Spain)

ARTE ALNORTE, Cajastur Art Centre, Revillagigedo Palace, Gijón (Spain)

VISIONES URBANAS (Urban visions), ARTESANTANDER 08, stand of Vértice Gallery, Santander (Spain)

 

2007      ART HOLDINGS OF THE GENERAL FOUNDATION OF THE COMPLUTENSE UNIVERSITY OF MADRID, UCM Botanic Garden, Madrid (Spain)

ARTE LISBOA 07 Contemporary Art Fair, stand of Vértice Gallery (Lisbon)

 

2006      VISIÓNICA’06, Vértice Gallery, Oviedo (Spain)

XVIII BIENNIAL EXHIBITION CITY OF ZAMORA, Zamora (Spain)

GROUP EXHIBITION, Vértice Gallery.

 

2005      OTRAS MENINAS (Other Meninas). Exhibition organised by Women Together Foundation. Cajastur Cultural Centre. Revillagigedo Palace, Gijón (Spain).

05’ VILAFRANCA CONTEMPORÀNIA OF PHOTOGRAPHY, Sicart Gallery, Vilafranca del Penedès, Barcelona (Spain)

EFECTOS ESPECIALES (Special Effects), Exhibition of the First Workshop Juan Gris Chair, guest artist Jannis Kounellis, Faculty of Fine Arts, Complutense University, Madrid (Spain).

Prize winning works in the IV International Competition of Visual Arts, Ourense County Council (Spain).

LA BELLEZA DE LA OSCURIDAD (The beauty of darkness) Puerta Cinergia, Programa en la Frontera, city hall of Zaragoza (Spain)

ARCO’05, stand of Vértice Gallery.

ARTE LISBOA 05  Contemporary Art Fair, stand of Vértice Gallery, Lisbon.

ARTE SANTANDER 05, International Contemporary Art Fair, Santander (Spain) Stand of Vértice Gallery.

YOUNG VISUAL ARTS AWARD 2004, General Foundation of the Complutense University, Moncloa Cultural Centre, Madrid (Spain)

NATURALEZA MUERTA EN EL TIEMPO (Still life in the time), curated by Rosa Perales, Palace of Storks, Military government of the monumental city of Cáceres (Spain).

 

2004      PISTILOS Y PÉTALOS. SEXUALIDAD, SEDUCCIÓN, ERÓTICA Y ENGAÑO (Pistils and petals: Sexuality, seduction, eroticism and deception) The Platform, Flors 2004. Fundació Espais d’Art Contemporari de Girona (Spain)

CONTRASTES (Contrasts) Historical Building of Oviedo University (Spain)

ARCO’04, Stand of Vértice Gallery.

ARTE LISBOA 04  Contemporary Art Fair, stand of Vértice Gallery, Lisbon.

ARTE SANTANDER 04, International Contemporary Art Fair, Santander (Spain) Stand of Vértice Gallery.

GENERATIONS 2004, Caja Madrid Awards. Selected in Photography category.

 

2003      YOUNG AWARD 2003 IN VISUAL ARTS, General Foundation of Complutense University, Cultural Centre of Moncloa, Madrid (Spain).

XXXIV LUARCA INTERNATIONAL ARTS AWARD, Valdés Council (Asturias, Spain)

TERRITORI DEL CORPO E DELLA MENTE, Pinacoteca Comunale Carlo Contini, Oristano, (Italy)

EMERGENCIES, Carmen de la Guerra Gallery. OFF Section of PHOTOESPAÑA2003, Madrid (Spain)

ARTE LISBOA 03 Contemporary Art Fair, stand of Vértice Gallery, Lisbon.

ARTE SANTANDER 03 International Contemporary Art Fair, Santander (Spain) Stand of Vértice Gallery.

YOUNG CREATORS AWARD 2003, Madrid City Council. Cultural Centre Conde Duque, Madrid (Spain)

GENERATIONS 2003, Caja Madrid Awards. Travelling exhibition in Spain and Portugal.

 

2002      OTRAS MENINAS (Other Meninas). Kubo Hall. Kutxaespacio of Art. Exhibition organised by Women Together Foundation. Donostia (Spain)

TEMPTATIONS FAIR. Madrid Edition. Blanca Soto Gallery, Madrid (Spain). Espacio Líquido Gallery, Gijón (Spain)

HETEROGENESIS. Espacio Líquido Gallery, Gijón (Spain)

OTROS HÁBITOS. OTRAS MIRADAS (Other habits. Other looks), Amadis Hall, Madrid (Spain) Within the framework of PHOTOESPAÑA2002, a co-production of Injuve. Travelling exhibition in Spain.

ARTE SANTANDER 02 International Contemporary Art Fair, Santander (Spain) Stand of Espacio Líquido Gallery.

XII VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION, “SPACE ODYSSEY”, Municipal House of Culture of Avilés, Borrón Hall, Regional Ministry of Youth, Oviedo and travelling exhibition in Spain.

 

2001      CIRCUITS OF VISUAL ARTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY, Madrid. Travelling exhibition in Spain.

ALTERNATIVE ART EXHIBITION. Antiguo Instituto Cultural Centre, Gijón (Spain)

EUROPEAN ENCOUNTERS WITH YOUNG ART, Teruel (Spain) Curator: Francisco Crabiffosse.

YOUNG CREATORS AWARD 2001, Madrid City Council (Spain)

FINE ARTS STUDENTS. Collado Villalba Cultural Centre, Madrid (Spain)

 

2000      FLUIDOS (Fluids), (Video-Creation and Video-Installation). Juan Manuel Lumbreras Art Gallery, Bilbao (Spain)

MIRADAS (Looks) Hall of Fine Arts Faculty of Madrid, Complutense University, Madrid (Spain)

 

1999      MIRADAS (Looks) Hall of Fine Arts Faculty of Madrid, Complutense University, Madrid (Spain)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2012      CUERPO, LUGAR SILENCIO 2001-2012 (Body, Place, Silence 2001-2012),

Centro Niemeyer, Avilés (Spain)

 

2011      EN EL SILENCIO (In silence), Vértice Gallery, Oviedo (Spain)

 

2010      UN LUGAR SECRETO (A secret place), Blanca Berlín Gallery. Madrid (Spain)

2008      UN LUGAR SECRETO (A secret place), Vértice Gallery. Oviedo (Spain)

 

2007      EXTENSIONES – ANCLAJES (Extensions – Anchors), curated by Francisco Crabiffosse, Laboral Art Centre and Industrial Creation, Gijón (Spain).

 

2006      INGRÁVIDA (Weighless), Juana Francés Exhibition Hall, Zaragoza City Council (Spain)

 

2004      PRIZE-WINNING ARTISTS, XXXIV INTERNATIONAL ARTS AWARD OF LUARCA. RIDEA, Toreno Palace, Oviedo (Spain). Álvaro Delgado Hall, Luarca (Spain)

 

2003      SOLEDAD CÓRDOBA, Vértice Gallery, Oviedo (Spain)

LLOCS DE PAS, VIII Season of Interventions in the Hall, Social and Cultural Centre of La Caixa Foundation, Lleida (Spain). Curated by Xavier Antich.

UN LUGAR PARA SER (A place to be), Blanca Soto Gallery, Madrid (Spain)

 

2002      SOLEDAD CÓRDOBA, PHOTOESPAÑA 2002, Official Section, Minerva Exhibition Hall, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid (Spain).

SOLEDAD CÓRDOBA, Espacio Líquido Gallery, Gijón (Spain)

SOLEDAD CÓRDOBA, Local Culture House, Avilés (Spain)

 

2001      SOLEDAD CÓRDOBA, Garaje Regium Gallery, Madrid (Spain)

SOLEDAD CÓRDOBA, Exhibition Hall of the Avenida de America Young Art Centre, Madrid (Spain)

 

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

 

2005      YOUNG AWARD 2004 -First Prize Visual Arts, General Foundation of Complutense University, Madrid (Spain)

 

2003      YOUNG AWARD 2003 IN VISUAL ARTS, Finalist and Acquisition Award, General Foundation of Complutense University, Madrid (Spain)

XXXIV LUARCA NATIONAL ARTS AWARD – First Prize, Valdés Council

(Asturias, Spain)

YOUNG CREATORS AWARD 2003, First Prize in Photography, Madrid City

Council (Spain)

 

2002      YOUNG CREATORS AWARD 2002 – Honourable Mention, Photography, Madrid City Council (Spain)

XII VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION, “Space Odyssey”, First Prize in Photography, Regional Ministry of Education and Culture, Government of the Principality of Asturias (Spain)

 

2001      EL CULTURAL AWARD (El Mundo newspaper), First Prize in Photography

YOUNG CREATORS AWARD 2001- Honourable Mention, Photography, Madrid

City Council (Spain)

 

2000      YOUNG ART AWARD, Recipient, Avenida de América Young Art Centre, Government of Madrid (Spain)

 

 

SCHOLAR SHIP

 

2012      FORMARTE SCHOLARSHIPS, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport of Spain, Spanish College in the Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris (Paris, France)

2010      AID FOR THE PROMOTION OF ART CONTEMPORARY SPANISH, General direction of Fine Arts and Cultural property Ministry of Culture, Government of Spain.

 

2008      CASA DE VELÁZQUEZ SCHOLARSHIP FOR ARTISTS, French Ministry of

Higher Education and Research.

 

2006      CAJASTUR SCHOLARSHIP FOR ARTISTS 2006 (Spain)

 

2005      HYMAN KREITMAN RESEARCH CENTRE AT TATE BRITAIN (London, Great Britain) – Pre-doctoral Scholarship, Complutense University of Madrid.

2002      PRE-DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP IN SPAIN, Research Training Program (2002-2006), Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)

ALNORTE SCHOLARSHIP (Asturias Information Daily Newspaper), for Novel Exhibition Projects.

GOVERNMENT OF THE PRINCIPALITY OF ASTURIAS REGIONAL SCHOLARSHIP, Ministry of Education and Culture, Hangar Visual Artists-in-Residence Program (Centre de produció d’arts visuals i multimédia), Barcelona (Spain)

 

2001      COLLABORATION SCHOLARSHIP MINISTRY OF EDUCATION, Culture and Sports (2000-2001). Painting Department, Fine Arts Faculty, Complutense University of Madrid (Spain)

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Fine Arts Museum of Asturias, Oviedo (Spain), Valdés Council, Asturias (Spain), Foundation of Complutense University, Madrid (Spain). Olor Visual Collection, Barcelona (Spain). North Collection Cantabria Government (Spain). Kiss FM Collection. Cajastur Collection. Artfairs Collection. INJUVE Collection.

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY (selection of texts in catalogues and press articles)

 

  • ·         BLAS, Susana, Lo que dice la boca de la sombra, Ingrávida, Zaragoza, Ayuntamiento de Zaragoza, Área de Educación y Acción Sociales Especializados, 2006, Cat. Exp.
  • ·         CALLEJO, Miriam, Soledad Córdoba, Arte y Parte 99 (2012): 87
  • ·         CASTRO FLÓREZ, Fernando, Especulaciones en torno a la obra de Soledad Córdoba, Un lugar secreto, Oviedo, Galería Vértice, 2008, Cat. Exp.
  • ·         CÓRDOBA, Soledad, Cuerpo, lugar, silencio en VV.AA., “Soledad Córdoba, Cuerpo, Lugar, Silencio. 2001 – 2012”, Ed. Gestión de Infraestructuras Culturales, Turísticas y Deportivas del Principado de Asturias, Asturias 2012.
  • ·         CRABIFFOSSE, Francisco, Un vistazo al momento actual del arte en Asturias, Extensiones-Anclajes. Proyectos site-specific en diversos puntos de la geografía asturiana, Gijón, LABoral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, 2007, Cat. Exp.
  • ·      GOMEZ, Adrian, Female focus on femenine. Albuquerque Journal. Sunday, January 30, 2011.
  • ·         HONTORIA, Javier, Soledad Córdoba, El Cultural, El Mundo, Madrid, I/V/2003, p. 27.
  • ·         JIMÉNEZ, José, Construir historias, Descubrir el Arte, n. 51 (2003): 102.
  • ·         MERAYO, Paché, Soledad Córdoba crea Un Lugar Secreto para profundizar en su espacio íntimo, La Voz de Avilés, Asturias, 25/IV/2008, p. 65.
  • ·         RODRÍGUEZ, Ángel Antonio, Nuevas realidades, ABCD las artes y las letras, 24/V/2008, p. 43.
    • ·         VV.AA., Soledad Córdoba, Cuerpo, Lugar, Silencio. 2001 – 2012. Edita Gestión de Infraestructuras Culturales, Turísticas y Deportivas del Principado de Asturias, Asturias 2012.
    • ·         VALLE, Agustín, La imagen más bella está siempre a mis espaldas, Otros Hábitos otras miradas, Madrid, Sala Amadís, InJuve, 2002, pp. 38-41, Cat. Exp.
    • ·         VOZMEDIANO, Elena, Soledad Córdoba, series animadas, El Cultural, El Mundo, Madrid, 25/VII/2001, p. 31.
    • ·         ZARZA, Víctor, El Cuerpo Soñado, Soledad Córdoba. Premio Ayuntamiento de Valdés, XXXIV Certamen Nacional de Arte de Luarca, Asturias, Ayuntamiento de Valdés, Gobierno del Principado de Asturias y CajAstur, 2004, Cat. Exp.