M.A double Master by Research

Art & Archaeology of Ancient Cultures FU & University of Fine Arts Berlin (Germany)

Born in Burgos (Spain), since 2000 lives and works in Germany    

                                         

Biography

2019    Prince’s Foundation of Traditional Arts London (UK): Lapizlazuli (Dr. David Cranswick)

2017    Florence Accademia d'Arte Firenze: Medieval Techniques of Gothic and Renaissance

2016    Oxford University (England): Cultural Anthropology

2014    London Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA): Scenic Art

            Venice Academy for Fine Arts and Media: Gerd Harry Lybke-Christian Ehrentraut

2013/05 Salzburg Academy of Fine Arts (Austria): Class of Norbert Bisky (Painting) and Ai Weiwei (Concept)

2002-08 BERLIN UNIVERSITY M.A. by research: Art (UdK Fine Arts) & Archaeology Ancient Cultures (FU)

            Theatre  Francisco Salinas (Diploma) & Teatro de Marionetas Los Gigantillos

            Paris (France) Lycée Luis Buñuel Neuilly sur Seine

SOLO EXHIBITIONS/ PROJECTS

  

2021   Kyoto (Japan) Gallery Kitano (forthcomming)

2020   Sankt Petersburg (Russia) Blue my mind (may-july)

                                                      Color me blue + Intreview 

2019   Helsinki (Finnland) Villa Eläintarha HIAP Helsinki International Artist Projects

2018   Kenya Noboisho Maasai Reserve: Ammalia Gil-Merino Maasai Mara

2017   Hong Kong (China) Amalia Gil-Merino Gallery AWE•some FENIX CAT

2016   Sydney (Australia) Casula Powerhouse Art Center: Tucohera

           Bali (Indonesia) Foundation Bali Purnati /Yayasan Bali Purnati, Amalia Gil-Merino: Bali, Bali

2015   Sydney (Australia) Casula Powerhouse Art Center: Liverpool at Georges River

2014   Chiang Mai (Thailand) Monfai Cultural Center / Ne’Na Contemporary: Return to paradise

2013   Beijing (China) Red Gate Gallery: Amalia Gil-Merino-Neo Noir AIR CAT

2012   Pisa (Italy) Centro Arte Moderna: Amalia Gil-Merino-The woman and the myth CAT

2010   Hannover (Germany) Spanish Embassy (Consulado General de Espana) Amalia Gil-Merino      

2008   Berlin (Germany) Kulturbrauerei Amalia Gil-Merino

2006   Burgos (Spain) Consulado del Mar Amalia Gil-Merino

2004   Burgos (Spain) Los Gigantillos-Jose Luis Karraskedo Amalia Gil-Merino CAT

2002   Burgos (Spain) Monasterio Las Huelgas Amalia Gil-Merino

2000   Burgos (Spain) Museo las Huelgas: Amalia Gil-Merino CAT

Collaborations/ Scolarships/ Artist in Residence

2018  Kenya Noboisho Maasai Reserve: Ammalia Gil-Merino Maasai Mara

2017  UNESCO World Federation Patras 15th PATRAS ART /Art Symposium Argiri Cultural Center

2016  Bali (Indonesia) Foundation Bali Purnati/ Yayasan Bali Purnati Art Center (Project Bali

2015  Sydney (Australia) Casula Powerhouse Arts Center (Project with artist R. Lee)

2014  Chiang Mai (Thailand), Ne’Na Contemporary/ Monfai Cultural Center Artist in residence

2013  Beijing (China) Red Gate Gallery: Artist in residence

2012  Leipzig (Germany) Bronze im Künstlergut Prösitz Kunstgießerei (with Kim J. Blöß)

2008  Berlin Pergamon Museum Staatliche Museen zur Berlin Kultur Besitz (Internship)

2006  Copenhagen (Denmark) Carsten Niebuhr Institute: Water Representation in Ancient World

          Israel, Ramat Rachel, Jerusalem & Tel Aviv University Artefacts (Excavation research)

2004/05 Berlin Altes Museum: Gesichter des Orients-10000 Jahren Kunst aus Jordanien

 

Collections

 

Haegeumgang MUSEUM- Yukung Art Museum Gyeongnsangnam-do, South Korea

UNESCO World Federation Greece

Museum of Contemporary Art, Artplu (MCA) Shanghai / Nanjing (China)

Foundation Bali Purnati /Yayasan Bali Purnati Bali (Indonesia)

Palazzo Ca'Zanardi Venice (Italy)

UNICEF Italy

Private Collections in Spain, Italy, Germany, London, Shanghai, Nanjing, Hong Kong, Buenos Aires and New York

GROUP Exhibitions selecc.

2021  Ho Chi Minh (Vietnam) Fine Arts Museum (forthcoming)

2020  Kyoto (Japan) Kyoto International (forthcoming)

          South Korea Geoje Haeumgang Theme MUSEUM Atomic Peace 1.9-25.10.2020

          France La Rochelle Les Salon International d'Artes Plastiques 22.10-6.11.2020

          Singapore BeOne Gallery

2019  South Korea, CICA MUSEUM Gimpo-Si Form 2019

          South Korea, Haegeumgang MUSEUM / Yukung Art Museum Gyeongnsangnam-do

          Las Vegas METROPOLITAN Art MUSEUM

          Singapore Shining Light Hwa Chong Cultural Centre

          Karlskrona (Sweden) The Art Dots

          New York Art Exposition (January and March) Artosino Gallery

          Barcelona De Madrid a Barcelona Galleria Cobenna in coop. with Eka & Moor Gallery (Madrid)

          Cairo/ Al-Fayyoum (Egypt) UNESCO Cairo/  ARSINOE International Art Forum

2018  South Korea, Haegeumgang MUSEUM / Yukung Art Museum Gyeongnsangnam-do Love Inspiration

          London Chelsea PARALLAX Art Fair with Eka & Moor Gallery

          Brugues (Belgien) International Biennal of Flanders OUD SINT JAN MUSEUM

          Abu Dhabi (UAE) Abu Dhabi Art Fair

          New York (U.S.) ARMORY SHOW with Milano Art Gallery

          Venice (Italy) Scuola Grande della Misericordia (Cannareggio) BIENNALE OF NATIONS/ Tribute to TIZIANO

          Palma de Malorca (Spain) ArtMallorca with Artists of Eka & Moor Gallery

          Madrid (Spain) Artists Eka & Moor Gallery

          Casablanca (Morocco) 1st Casablanca Art Fair

2017  Miami ART BASEL MIAMI BEACH with Vittorio Sgarbi

          Venice (Italy) Palazzo Ca'Zanardi RITUALS-ANIMA MUNDI coll. 57th LA BIENNALE DI VENEZIA

          Patras (Greece) 15th PATRAS ART & UNESCO World Federation Art & Letters of Achaia in Argiri Cultural Center

          Hong Kong (China) The Beauty of the World Gallery AWE•some FENIX CAT

          Shanghai (China): Flying on the Road MUSEUM of CONTEMPORARY ART, Artplu (MCA)

          Barcelona (Spain) MEAM EUROPEAN MUSEUM OF MODERN ART- II Biennale Barcelona CAT

          Buenos Aires (Argentina): ALCHEMIC BODY: Air-Water-Earth-Fire Laura Haber Gallery

          Nanjing (China): Art Nanjing 2017 May CAT

          Madrid (Spain) Exposición collectiva de artistas Eka &Moor Gallery

          Venice (Italy) Palazzo Ca'Zanardi: Liquid Rooms-The Labyrinth

          Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) PORT Commune Art Space, Joy of life CAT

          Venice (Italy) Palazzo Flangini: Contemporary Venice Extended

          Rome (Italy) Galeria Domina Romana, Art Winter

2016  Venice (Italy) Palazzo Flangini: Contemporary Art Venice

          Steyr (Austria) Palais Werndl: Contemporary Art

          Singapore: Gallery AWE•some FENIX

          Florence (Italy): Galleria dell UFFIZI- Palazzo Ximènes-Panciatichi: Artists CAT

          Venice (Italy) Palazzo Ca'Zanardi: BORDERS in FUTURE LANDSCAPES coll. LA BIENNALE Arch.. CAT

2015  Basel (Switzerland) ART BASEL with Gallery Zero

          Sydney (Australia) Project Liverpool Area, Casula Powerhouse Art Center

          London Rag Factory, Mothership issue I    

2013  BIENNALE INTERNAZIONALE DELL’ARTE CONTEMPORANEA Florence Ethics: DNA of Art CAT

          Berlin (Germany) Berliner Liste 2013 (by Infantellina Contemporary)

2012  Florence (Italy) Art Cave Gallery: Amalia Gil-Merino in Art in Travel CAT  

          Leeds (England) Invisible Curators Victorian Corn Exchange: KONNY Redefining the propaganda       

2011  Shanghai Art Fair 2011 Amalia Gil-Merino "Metamorphosis" CAT     

          Berlin AfFAIRS 2011 Amalia Gil-Merino „Apocalypse“  CAT

          New York Gallery: Contemporary German Art with support of German Embassy in New York CAT

          London (UK) Brick Lane Gallery: Open Eyes CAT

          Milazzo (Italy) UNICEF-Arte: A heart for Dafur (Sudan) Auct. CAT

2010  Venice (Italy) Arsenale of Venice: Arte Laguna 2009

2008  Hannover (Germany) Kestner Museum: Archäologie einer unsterblicher Gestalt CAT

2006-5 Berlin Urania Forum: Gilgameš CAT

2004   Berlin FU Lange Nacht der Wissenschaften: Archäologie visuell vermittelt

 

Awards and grants selecc.

2019      ARTEMISIA GENTILESCHI Award, Figlia dell’Arte Barocca Italiana, Apulia (Italy)

2018      Haegeumgang MUSEUM- Yukung Art Museum Gyeongnsangnam-do, South Korea Future Development Award

              PABLO PICASSO Award commemorating the 80th  Anniversary of "Guernica", Teatro Apollo 2018

2018      TRIBUTE TO TIZIAN (Sculpture) Scuola Grande della Misericordia, Cannareggio, Venice

2017      GOYA Gran Teatre del Liceu "Francisco de Goya Award" May 6th Barcelona (Spain)

2017      MILAN Special Prize "New Artistic Realities" Scientific Committee-Vittorio Sgarbi at Dal Verme Theatre

2017      THE WARRIORS OF RIACE Award (Sculpture) VICTOR HUGO Human Rights Recognition Lecce (Italy)

2016      The Best Modern and Contemporary Artists (Stylistic value) Palais Sternberg, Vienna (Austria)

2016      Contemporanei nella città degli UFFIZI Palazzo Ximènes-Panciatichi, Florence (Italy)

2016      MINERVA Intenational Art Award: La Dea di tutte le Arti, Lecce (Italy)

2016      TIEPOLO Premio Internazionale Arte-Milano (significant artistic commitment) Palazzo Clerici Milan (Italy)

2016      LEONARDO International Award (for Universal Artist), Palazzo Borguese (Christie's), Rome (Italy)

2015      I. International Prize MICHELANGELO, Palazzo Cesi, Florence (Italy)

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