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Francisco Reina


Francisco Reina
Sevilla, Spain
1979

EDUCATION

2008
• MA in Photography at EFTI, Madrid.
2003
• BA in Fine Arts by the University of Fine Arts of Sevilla, Spain.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
• "EXTRAÑA", AJG Gallery, Sevilla, Spain.
• "The World Below", CAS, Sevilla, Spain.
2012
• "UNDER THE THICK VEIL" at Cokkie Snoei Gallery, Rotterdam.
• “Altered States through The Art of Power”+ Speech + Workshop for "Proyecto Trocadero", Caracas, Venezuela.
2011
“Masters of the lie” at AJG Gallery, Sevilla, Spain.
2009
• "Hope...The Defeat of the Centuries" at EFTI, Madrid, Spain.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
New Spanish Photography_Visions beyond borders. KJCC New York.
2013
• Casa/Arte Fair, Madrid, Spain.
• Young Photographers at GUP, inside the exhibition program of Unseen Photo Fair, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
SWAB Photo Fair with AJG Gallery, Barcelona, Spain.
Noorderlicht Fotofestival 2013, "To Have and Have Not", The Netherlands.
• Fotofestival Naarden 2013, "The Fence", The Netherlands.
• "As Tears Go By" at Cokkie Snoei Gallery, Rotterdam.
2012
• "QUE VIENEN LOS BÁRBAROS" at the Centre of Arts in Sevilla (CAS), commissioned by Ignacio Tovar and Sema D´Acosta.
"Segunda Mirada", AJG Gallery, Sevilla, Spain.
• XXIII Edition of the “Certamen Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo Ciudad de Utrera", Sevilla, Spain.
• “EFTI Azotea Circulo de Bellas Artes”, Madrid, Spain.
2011
“Mecánicas del olvido”, at Sala Siglo XXI in the Museum of Huelva in Spain. Featuring my work along with Matías Costa, Maleonn and Janneke van Leeuwen.
• “Altered States” at FOLEY Gallery, New York.
“The Other Side”, at AJG Gallery, Sevilla, Spain.
“Popview 2011”, at Noorderlicht Gallery in Groningen, The Netherlands.
2010
• Art Fair ESTAMPA 2010, Galería Cero, Madrid, Spain.
• Art Fair ARTE SANTANDER 2010, Spain.
• "VIII Purificación Gracía Photography Award" at Fundación Bilbao Arte Fundazioa, Bilbao, Spain.
• "VIII Purificación García Photography Award" at Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain.
• “EXTERIOR/INTERIOR” at Centro Cultural Galileo. Commissioned by Ciuco Gutierrez, Madrid, Spain.
“GUPmagazine nº23" at STREETLAB, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Featuring my work with Andreas Weinand, Annie Hoogendoorn, Danielle van Ark and Graham Smith.
2009
• ARCO Art Fair with ABC Art Award, Madrid, Spain.
• “VII Purificación García Photography Award” at Palacio de Revillagigedo, Gijón, Spain.
• “VII Purificación García Photography Award” at Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain.
"Nuevas miradas de la Fotografía", French Institute of Madrid, Spain.
• "Promenades Photographique Festival", Vendôme, France.
2008
• "Estilo Segunda Modernización/2nd Modstyle" at the Andalusian Contemporary Art Centre in Sevilla, Spain.
• “35th Bancaja Awards for Painting, Sculpture and Digital Art” at the exhibition space “La Muralla” in the IVAM Museum of Valencia, Spain.
• “Internacional Master in Photography Selection” at the exhibition space “Altamira” in the Alcorcón Centre of Arts in Madrid, Spain.
2007
• "Acua 2007" at Meca Mediterráneo Art Centre, Almería, Spain.

AWARDS

2013
Studio Yagüe Prize at Casa/Arte Fair 2013, Madrid
2012
• Selected artist for the book “NEW Dutch Photography Talent 2012”, The Netherlands.
• Selected artist at the XXIII Edition of the “Certamen Nacional de Arte Contemporáneo Ciudad de Utrera".
• Selected artist at the Art Takes Times Square Billboard 2012, New York.
2011
• Selected artista for "The Summer Show Project", Foley Gallery, New York.
2010
• Nominated for the LEX VAN ROSSEN AWARD, Groningen, The Netherlands.
• Selected artist for Portfolio Review at“El Pati de la Llotja” in the International Photography Festival and Visual Arts of LLeida, Spain.
• Selected Portfolio for GUP Magazine#23, International Guide for Unique Photography, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
• Finalist at the “VIII Purificación García Photography Award”, Madrid, Spain.
2009
• Iniciarte Art Grant ´09
• Honorific Mention at the X Art Award “ABC”.
• Finalist at the “VII Purificación García Photography Award”, Madrid, Spain.
• Selected work at the “AENA Foundation” Photography Award 2009.
• Finalist at “Fotoactivate´09”, VICE Magazine.
2008
• “Future Award 2008” at EFTI.
• First Award of Digital Art at the “35th Bancaja Awards for Painting, Sculpture and Digital Art”.
• Finalist at the 1st Photography Award “Marqués Valle de Tena”.
• Iniciarte Art Grant ´08
2007
• Iniciarte Art Grant ´07.
• Roberto Villagraz Grant for a Master in Photography at EFTI Academy in Madrid.

PUBLICATIONS

2014
• "Inventario" Issue 09 "Everything is a Project"
• "Beaux Arts" Issue September 2014
2013
Vrij Nederland, Fotografie Special.
2012
• “NEW Dutch Photography Talent 2012”, published by X-Publishers and GUP Magazine.
• ESQUIRE Rusia, Nº74, with the serie "The Art of Power". -->LINK
• “La imagen como fábrica. Fotografía contemporánea en Andalucía” by Juan-Ramón Barbancho. Published by The Centre of Andalusian Studies.
• “Stand_By_012. Guía de la fotografía andaluza actual”, by Sema D´Acosta. Published by Fundación Valentín de Madariaga.
2011
• CACAO Magazine #5, Cover.
• CACAO Magazine #4.
• Group exhibition catalog “Mecánicas del Olvido”, Museum of Huelva.
• Group exhibition catalog “The Other Side” AJG Gallery, Sevilla.
• Solo exhibition catalog “Masters of the Lie” AJG Gallery, Sevilla.
2010
• GUP Magazine#23, International Guide for Unique Photography. -->LINK
• Exhibition catalog “VIII Purificación García Photography Award”.
2009
• Arto! Magazine, nº10, Season II.
• 10x15 Fanzine, "I love Parole".---->LINK
• Exhibition catalog “AENA Foundation” Photography Award 2009.
• Exhibition catalog “VII Purificación García Photography Award”.
2008
• Exhibition catalog “35th Bancaja Awards for Painting, Sculpture and Digital Art”.
• Exhibition catalog “2nd Modstyle”. Andalusian Contemporary Art.

WORK IN COLLECTIONS

• Pilar Citoler Collection.
• Bancaja Collection.
• Diputación de Huelva Art Collection.
• Private Collection.