Marta Marcé

Biography | Curriculum Vitae | Statement | Readings

Marta Marcé

(Barcelona, 1972)


1998 - 2000 
MA Painting, Royal College of Art. London

1990 -1995 
Degree Facultad de Bellas Artes. Universidad de Barcelona

Beginning PhD. Universidad de Barcelona. Thesis in progress

January- April 1994 
Erasmus, École Nationale superièure des Beaux-Arts. Paris

January- April 1996 
Erasmus, Hochschule der Kunste. Berlin

Scholarships / Grants

2017 August
Artist in Residnecy in CCA Andratx. Mallorca, Spain

2015 February-March
AECID. Artist in Residency in 'Semillero'. Maracaibo, Venezuela

2008 April–June
Abbey Fellowship / British School at Rome, Italy 

2007 July–September
Artist in Residence / Camden Arts Centre, London, UK 

2004 April–June
International Artist Residency / Arts Council Grant, Kunming, China 

2000 - 2001 
Picker Fellowship. Kingston University, London 

1998 - 2000 
BUNDY - T.I. Group Scholar (MA) RCA, London

1999 (feb) 
Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris

1996 (aug) 
INTERCAMPUS. Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima

1996 (july) 
QUAM Workshop: "Arquitectura imaginada"
With Jordi Colomer. Montesquiu

1995 (dec) 
QUAM Workshop: "La Mónada Nómada"
With Federico Guzmán. Barcelona. 

Dec 1995 - Jan 1996 
Workshop QUAM, in Barcelona and Montesquiu with Federico Guzmán

1995 (summer) 
"Els tallers de Miró". Fundation Pilar i Joan Miró, Mallorca


Government Art Collection 
British Airways Collection
North American Private Collections
English Private Collections
Spanish Private Collections

Selected Group and Solo Shows (SOLO shows marked with *)

SWAB 2021 with Galeria Palmadotze. Barcelona

Meaningful Repetitions. Galeria Palmadotze. Barcelona
SWAB Galeria Palmadotze. Barcelona

SWAB with Galeria Palmadotze. Barcelona

Group Exhibition Exile Landscape. Uue Kunsti Muuseumis, Pärnu, Estonia         *PINTA. Solo presentation. Palma 12 gallery. Miami

Further Reaches I. Galeria Palmadotze. Barcelona

Passages. Riflemaker gallery. London

Further Reaches. Riflemaker gallery. London 
Marta Marce. Tejidos. CCE (Centro Cultural Español). Guatemala

BonArt, group show. Galeria Palmadotze. Barcelona

Public Commission. Bristol Royal Infirmary. Commissioned by Willis Newson. Finished in June 2014. Bristol

Maternity leave.

*Iki. Marta Marce. MasART Gallery. Barcelona
*Punto.Aparte. Al Borde Gallery. Maracaibo, Venezuela
*Flowing (A Series Trajectory). Rilfemaker gallery. London
Conditions of Abstraction. At Rochester Art Gallery. Medway. UK

*Nationless. Solo show. Centrum. Berlin
*IKI. Solo show. Moriarty gallery. Madrid
-Farbvergnugen. Group show. Spielraum. Berlin
*Transition. Bereavement Centre at Guy’s Hospital commissioned by Modus Operandi. London

-‘Reframing’. Curated by Barry Schwabsky at CCA in Andratx, Mallorca
* Pinballing. Wall painting at Royal London Hospital. Commissioned by Vital Arts
- Glass installation at British Embassy in Madrid. Commissioned by the Government Art Collection. Spain
- Back to the Future. Robilant + Voena Gallery. London

- Game Theory. Group show. South London Gallery. London
- Tutti Frutti. British School at Rome’s gallery
- John Moores 25. Walker Art Gallery. Liverpool
- Precious Things. Group show. Highlanes gallery. Ireland
- Ex-Roma II. Group show. APT gallery. London

Encounters. Moriarty Gallery. Madrid
-Slipping Abstraction. Mead Gallery. Warwick. UK
* Puzzling. Palma Dotze. Barcelona. Spain
-Is this abstraction? Wall painting. Camden Arts Centre. London
-Diadem Paintings. Riflemaker Gallery. London

*"Pasajero". Riflemaker Gallery. London
- Nice to meet you. Mark Moore Gallery. LA. USA
- Sensorial Material. Bonhams Gallery. London

*"Jouable". Galeria Moriarty. Madrid
- John Moores 23. National Museums Liverpool. Liverpool 
- Cards. Gallery 39. London 

* Playroom. Riflemaker Gallery. London 
- Coalesce: forum. Palma XII Galeria. Barcelona
New Paintings. Mobile Home Gallery. London
- Artfutures Contemporary Art Society. London

- New British Painting: Part I John Hansard Gallery, Southampton. England
- The Bold & the Beautiful: New Art from London Carnegie Gallery, Hobart. Australia
- The Bold & the Beautiful: New Art from London RMIT Gallery, Melbourne. Australia

- Audio Arts Magazine. Volume 20 n4. Featuring Documenta 11 & artists like Christian Boltanski, W. Tillmanns, Larry Poons and Jules Olitski. London
- England our England Carnaby St. London
- ArtAid 2002, Bloomberg Space. London
- Ways of seeing Blains Fine Art. London
- The Bold & the Beautiful Mile End Pavilions. London
- Miller Durazo Gallery. Los Angeles. USA
- Cross Currents Raids Project Gallery. L.A. USA 

- Inside Space at Selfridges. London
- Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston. London
- Jerwood Painting Prize. London (catalogue)
- Gallery of Modern Art. Glasgow
* (two person show): 
Marta Marcé: Recent Work
and Sigmar Polke: Music of Unknown Origin
Milton Keynes Gallery. Milton Keynes
- Palma Dotze Gallery. Barcelona

- Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2000, Milton Keynes Gallery, 
Botanical Gardens, Edinburgh and Cornerhouse, Manchester (catalogue) 
Para un cubo preparado Box 23, Barcelona
- Assembly Project, Jubilee St, London, (catalogue)
- Group show, Hockney Gallery, RCA, London
- Degree show, RCA Galleries, London (catalogue) 

- Group show, Howie Street, RCA, London
- Raw Gallery, London

- AIDS Awareness week, RCA, London
- Interim Show, RCA, London

- Allém da Água Con Fede Guzmán, MEIAC - Badajoz

- SBC, Smith's Galleries (catalogue), London
* Solo Show, Área Space, Barcelona 
Stop War! Rijeka Biennale, Croatia 
- Galería Manel Mayoral (catalogue), Barcelona

- Galerie Gauche, Paris


-Wimbledon College of Art. Senior Lecturer Painting.University Arts London

-Slade School, University College London
-Ruskin School of Drawing, University of Oxford
-Royal Academy of Arts. London 

-Slade School, University College. London
-Royal Academy of Arts. London
-Central St. Martins, College of Art & Design. London

-Royal College of Art. London
-Wimbledon School of Art. Lecturer in Painting. London
-University of Gloucestershire

-Royal College of Art. London
-Wimbledon School of Art. Lecturer in Painting. London
-University of Gloucestershire

-Chelsea School of Art. London
-Winchester School of Art. Winchester

-Kingston University. London


- Marta Marce. 'Surt de Casa' interview 2020.
Marta Marce. ‘The Week’. Time Out. London 16th Aug 2015
- ‘Arte Espanyol. Capital Berlin’ by Lara Sanchez. EL Pais. 18
th Feb 2014.

- Conversation with STUDIO VISITS by Isabel Manaro. Feb 2014 >

- New Elements of Abstract Art’ by Bob Nicks. Phaidon, Oct 2009

- Selected Exhibitions. ART WORLD. Issue 6. August/ September 2008
- Derwent May. Times 2. THe Times. 5th August 2008
- Conxa Rodriguez. "Dues artistes, una ciutat". Avui newspaper. 9th February 2008
- Begoña Arce. "Emergentes: Marta Marce". El Periodico de Catalunya. 10th Dec 2007

- Fisun Guner. "Marta Marce". Interview for ART WORLD. Oct/Nov 2007
- Helen Sumpter. "In the Studio Marta Marce". TIme Out. 15th Aug 2007
- Waldemar Januszczak. "Smart, tarty and Urban". Sunday Times Culture. 18th Feb 2007
- "The painting show". THe Independent. 27th Jan 2007
- David Vincent. "Slipping Abstraction". Metro Magazine. 12th Jan 2007
- Julie Chamberlain. "Five ways". Coventry Telegraph. 19th Jan 2007
- Louise Cohen. "How to live". THe Times. 10th Feb 2007
- Cover. Sunday Times Magazine. 9th Jan 2005
- "Marta Marce". Art Review. TIME OUT. 13-20th Oct 2004
- "Marta Marce". Art Review. TIME OUT. April 28th- May 5th 2004
- “A Winning Combination” ARTREVIEW June 2001
- “Hidden Artists” SAAB Magazine 3/2001- “Marta Marcé: Recent Work” AN Magazine May 2001
- Darwent, Charles. “The art prizes we could do without”
The Independent on Sunday 6th May 2001
- Darwent, Charles “Art Review” Metro Life 4th May 2001
- Alberge, Dalya “New Spanish artist shortlisted for prize”
The Times 2nd May 2001
- Gemma de Cruz “Marta Marcé” ARTREVIEW May 2001
- Previews, England East ARTREVIEW May 2001
- Lynton, Norbert “Jerwood Painting Prize 2001” Catalogue, May 2001
- Gili, Jaime "Plataformas y trampolines" LAPIZ, nº 169-170, February 2001
- Craddock, Sacha et al. Catalogue New Contemporaries 2000, MK G, 2000
- Louise Coysh “New Contemporaries 2000” AN Magazine August 2000
- Jevons, Rich "Platform for emerging artists". AN Magazine July 2000
- Dorment, Richard "From wit to witlessness" The Daily Telegraph 27/6/2000
- Jones, Jonathan "I've seen the future and it links" The Guardian 20/6/2000
- Jones, Jonathan "Art: It’s a funny old game" The Guardian 8/6/2000
- Lack, Jessica "New Obsessions" Tate Magazine London, Summer 2000

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