BIOGRAPHY

Nuria González Alcaide (b. 1995) is an abstract visual artist from Barcelona, Spain.

She has completed a semester in the Foundation Program in Studio Art by Metàfora Studio Arts (Barcelona, ES), has carried out the FotoCreativaBA Artists Program “FotoComBA” (Buenos Aires, AR), a Master in Graphic Design by ESDESIGN (Barcelona, ES) and the Comisariado de Exposiciones course from Formación al Cuadrado (Madrid, ES), taught by curator Victoria Arribas

She has participated in collective exhibitions in Barcelona, Madrid, Venice, Rome and London, of which the Fondazione Amedeo Modigliani, Uxval Gochez Gallery and Monat Gallery stand out. She has exhibited virtually in Buenos Aires, Jakarta and Berlin, among others.

Nuria has been published by Al-Tiba 9 Contemporary Art in their book A Like Artist, and by Art Reveal Magazine. She has carried out virtual residencies at GlogauAIR (Berlin, DE), WOC (Sofia, BG), i.e. Arts Project (UAE) and Mango (Buenos Aires, AR). She also participated in art fairs with Artist 360 (Madrid, ES), Art3F (Monaco) and The Other Art Fair Virtual Edition (by Saatchi Art).

She is currently represented by Al-Tiba 9 Contemporary Art gallery (Barcelona, ES) on the Artsy platform.

Recently, Nuria has been selected by Duplex Air (Lisbon, PT) to be part as one of the on-site residence artists from April to June 2024.

STATEMENT

Nuria González Alcaide is an abstract visual artist from Barcelona, Spain. She has been travelling during the last three years around Singapore, Indonesia, Thailand and in European countries, experiences that reflect in her work. 

Nuria works with painting and installation. Her intuitive brushstrokes modify while she developes her work, and they mutate into a more defined, precise and translucent shape.

The significance of location is pivotal to Nuria’s artistic methodology. She meticulously documents her surroundings, utilising an online archive of photographs to decipher the nuances of her environment and inform her artistic translation. This deliberate engagement with place serves as a foundation for her creative process.

She is also interested in the personal histories of local people, and likes to discover and share what they might keep silent for most of their lives; she is captivated by people that have a history related to personal trauma, immigration, borders and displacement, and how it has changed their physicality and psychology.

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