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Raul Lopez Garcia (Raul)

Raul Lopez Garcia (Raul)

Mexican visual artist based in Spain and Germany

Biography

Mexico City 1961
From 2007 he has lived in Hamburg and Stuttgart.

2003 - 2006 He moved to Barcelona, where he worked with several art institutions, galleries and artists for international exhibition projects, as well as for culture and art publications.
He participated also in the etching workshop run by Pablo Quert «Prueba de Taller».

2001 - 2002 He lived in Paris, where he worked as an artist in one of the «ateliers» provided by the «Cité Internationale Universitare de Paris». He attended the sculpture workshop run by the «Association pour le Développement de l’Animation Culturelle» ADAC.

1990 - 2000 He went to live permanently in Germany. He attended the art school «Freie Kunstschule Stuttgart», he worked as an artist and graphic designer in Stuttgart and Hamburg and he participated in several international exhibitions.

1975 - 1989 He completed studies as a graphic artist at the «Academia Bernal» in Mexico City and he attended the etching workshop of the «Instituto Cultural Cabañas» in Guadalajara, Mexico. He worked as an artist and graphic designer in various cities in Mexico.

Exhibitions

2015
• »Kunstwerke im Dialog« – Kunsthalle Tübingen – Tübingen, Germany. (group)
• »14th International Syrlin-Artprize 2015« – Verwaltungsgericht – Stuttgart, Germany. (group)
• »Lange Nacht der Museen 2015« – Bestattungshaus Haller – Stuttgart, Germany. (group)

2014
• »Silent Tribal Sounds« – Galerie Dalmau – Tübingen, Germany. (Solo)
• »Muerte Subita« – Galerie 59 Rivoli – Paris, France. (group)
• »ST ART 2014« – Foire d’Art Contemporain – Strasbourg, France. (group)
• »4. Kunst-Boulevard« – Galerie Katapult – Basel, Swizerland. (group)
• »Muerte Subita« – Lieu d'Europe (Conseil européen) – Strasbourg, France. (group)
• »2041. Endlosschleife« – Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart – Stuttgart, Germany. (group)
• »4. internationale Kunstausstellung« – Burg Kalteneck – Holzgerlingen, Germany. (group)

2013
• »Künstlergalerie« – Art Fair Stuttgart – Stuttgart, Germany. (solo)
• »Ciclo« & »Generaciones« (permanent exhibition) - General Consulate of Mexico – Frankfurt, Germany.

2012
• »Naturwunder Mexikos« – General Consulate of Mexico – Frankfurt, Germany. (group)
• »Random Project 2012« – Rich Mix – London, UK. (group)
• »Stimme der Erde, Stimme des Himmels« – VHS – Esslingen, Germany. (group)

2011
• »Miscellaneous« – Galerie Dalmau – Tübingen, Germany. (Solo)
• »Am Nabel der Welt« – General Consulate of Mexico – Frankfurt, Germany. (group)
• »Urbanes Leben« – Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart – Stuttgart, Germany. (group)

2010
• »2nd Bronx Latin American Art Biennial, 2010« – BRONX ART SPACE – Bronx, New York. (group)
• »Kunst und Gesellschaft« – Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart – Stuttgart, Germany. (group)
• »Südamerika in der Lahrensmühle« – Leonberg, Germany. (group)
• »Iberoamerika; Magie, Mythos und Legende«« – Stuttgart Civic Center – Stuttgart, Germany. (group)

2009?• «Signos y Huellas« – Galerie von BÜZ – Minden, Germany. (solo)?• «México Pinta« – Galerie El Pacifico – Stuttgart, Germany. (group)?• «AAF» – Espace Champerret – Paris, France. (group)

2008 ?• «Zeichen und Spuren« – Heyd Gallery – Hildrizhausen, Germany. (solo)?• «Biennial Polylog» – City Hall – Cologne, Germany. (group)

2007?• »Metamorfosis« – Museo del Periodismo y las Artes Gráficas – Guadalajara, México. (solo)?• »Small Rays of Hope« - Gallery Rhonda Schaller – New York, NY. (group)?• »Dia de Muertos« - MPLUSF – Berlin, Germany. (group)?• »Köln-Barcelona« - SIDISPOT – Cologne, Germany. (group)

2006?• «Segni e Tracce« – Apollo Spaziocinema – Milano, Italy. (solo)?• «Figuració 2006-2007« – Galería Tuset – Barcelona, Spain. (group)?• La Galería Arte y Diseño – Málaga, Spain. (group)

2005?• «In Memoriam« – Fundació Catalunya-América – Badalona, Barcelona,   Spain. (solo)?• «Fusiones« – Central Library – Gavà, Barcelona, Spain. (solo)?• «Outside Art» – Inside Art Gallery – Figueras, Spain. (group)?• Hakone Art Festival – Hakone, Japan. (group)?• Galería Pagés – Barcelona, Spain. (group)

2004?• «5nturas« – Galería Marc Sabata – Barcelona, Spain. (solo)?• Forum 2004 Barcelona – Barcelona, Spain. (group) ?• Worldwide Itinerant ART exhibition – ACNUR, UNO Committee. (group)?• I Bienal Internacional de Barcelona, «Japó l’art actual» – CASA BATLLÓ – Barcelona, Spain. (group)?• II Salón Internacional Acea’s, Petit Format – Barcelona, Spain. (group)

2003 ?• «Art by 7» – Galería Mehr Licht – San Juan, Puerto Rico. (group)

2002?• «Destinos» – Itinerant exhibition in various centers of the UNIVERSIDAD   DE GUADALAJARA Jalisco, México. (solo)?• «A louer« – Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris – Paris, France. (group)?• «3éme Salon International des Rencontres Picturales» – Mairie du XIX arr - Paris, France. (group)?• «In Memoriam» Latin American Art Museum – Miami, USA. (group)?• Galeria Mehr Licht – San Juan, Puerto Rico. (group)

2001?• «Destinos: Dualidad Humana y Urbana« – Centro Cultural Casa Vallarta – Guadalajara, México. (solo)

2000?• «Presenze Urbane« – Rapsodia / Spazio d’arte – Milano, Italy. (solo)

1999?• «Raúl a Milano« – Apollo Spaziocinema – Milano, Italy. (solo)?• «Contemporary Artists» Haus der Wirtschaft und Industrie –   Düsseldorf, Germany. (group)?• «Artesanos Art Gallery – Miami, USA. (group)

1998 ?• «Open-Air-Gallery ‘98» – Minden, Germany. (group)?• «Chiapas» Mail Art – GALERIA AEBU – Montevideo, Uruguay. (group)

Announcements

PRIZES AND SELECTED WORKS

• Audience award – Syrlin International 2014 – Stuttgart, D
• First prize to the best in show – Small Rays of Hope - Gallery Rhonda   Schaller Studio – New York, NY, USA.
• First prize to the best foreign artist – II Salón internacional de Artes   plásticas y visuales ACEA’S - Barcelona, Spain.
• Selected artwork - XXI Premi de Pintura Cinquè Internacional - Cercle   de Belles Arts de Lleida – Lérida, Spain.
• Selected artwork – III Prize National Painting Julio Quesada –   Crevillent, Alicante, Spain.
• Selected artwork – «Marimbistas» – For the publication: Escuela Rural y Organización Comunitaria published by: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México – UNAM. Luisa Paré/Elena Lazos Chavero.
• Selected artwork – «Mi Ciudad» – For the cinema poster of the film   «Ciudades Oscuras» by Alta Vista Films – Directed by Fernando   Sariñana.
• Selected artwork – «3 easy ways and the right choice» – For the   publication: «Revista Mexicana de Sociología» published by: Universidad   Nacional Autónoma de México – UNAM. Publication 3/2001.

ARTWORKS IN MUSEUMS AND INSTITUTIONS

• Museo del Periodismo y Artes Gráficas - Guadalajara, Mexico.
• Regierungspräsidium Tübingen - Stuttgart, Germany.
• Regierungspräsidium Stuttgart - Stuttgart, Germany.
• Casa Museo Javier de la Rosa – Las Palmas, Canarias, Spain.
• CCCV – Universidad De Guadalajara – Mexico.
• UNHCR – Acnur – Uno Spanish Committee.
• Fundació Catalunya-Amèrica – Badalona-Barcelona, Spain.
• Cercle de Belles Arts Lleida – Catalunya, Spain.

Publications

PUBLICATIONS IN ART CATALOGUES [selection]

- FIGURACIÓ 2006-2007 – Galería Tuset – Barcelona, Spain.
- QUARTET – 2005 – HAKONE ART FESTIVAL – Hakone, Japan.
- GUIA DE ARTE – 2004 – Barcelona, Spain.
- ARTIST WINDOW –1998 and 1999 – Bremen, Germany.
- NETMAIL – Yearbook 1998 – Minden, Germany.

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Freya Kazemi (Freya)

Freya Kazemi wrote on March 07, 2013 15:49:

Wow ! You are so creative ,art is in your blood .Very artistic !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

angela rohde (angelarohde)

angela rohde wrote on October 23, 2012 23:47:

Dear Raul, thank you very much!

Gianfranco Ferlazzo (Pittore)

Gianfranco Ferlazzo wrote on October 08, 2012 11:25:

Hi Raul ,a BIG thank you!!!:)))