Alicia Paz - Bio / Biblio

ALICIA PAZ
Born 1967, Mexico
Lives and works in London

EDUCATION
2006-2008
MA Painting, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom

1999-2000
Goldsmiths College, University  of London, United Kingdom ,“Postgraduate Diploma”

1998
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Maine, USA

1992-1996
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris, France, DNSAP “Distinction”

1985-1989
University of California, Berkeley, USA, B.A. Mass Communications, B.A. Art Practice

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018
Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany

2017
Insel der Puppen, Public sculpture commission, Kunstmuseum Magdeburg, Germany

2016
Laughing Walls, Blyth Gallery, Arts Imperial, Imperial College, London, UK

2015
Garden of FolliesKunstmueseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany

2014
Garden of Follies, Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany

2013
Garden of Follies, Instituto de México & Galerie Dukan, Paris, France

2012
Drawing Now, galerie dukan hourdequin, Paris

2010
Casanova Forever, LAC Narbonne, in association with FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon

2008
Galerie Dukan & Hourdequin, Marseille, France (catalogue)

2007
Unit 2 Gallery, London Metropolitan University, London, UK (publication)

2006
Houldsworth Projects, London, United Kingdom

2005
Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina (catalogue)

2000
Galerie Yvonamor Palix, Paris, France (catalogue)

1998
Yvonamor Palix Gallery, Mexico City

1997
Vidal-St.Phalle Gallery, Paris, France (catalogue)
Casa Lamm Cultural Center, Mexico city, Mexico (catalogue)

1996
Manufacture des Œillets, Ivry, France

1994
Galerie Municipale, Vitry-sur Seine, France (catalogue)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Summer show, Galerie Dukan, Paris, France
Où poser la tête ? [chap.3] – Wo soll mein kopf ruhen?, Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany
Tous, des sang-meles, Musée d´art contemporain du Val-de-Marne MAC/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
Under Influence, Galerie Dukan, Leipzig, Germany

2016
Shelfie, Wimbledon College of Arts, London, UK
The mask and monstrous female identity, Performance research residency, as part of “ACTS RE-ACTS 3”,  Wimbledon Space, Wimbledon College of Arts, London, UK
VON HIER AUS NOCH VIEL WEITER- Skulptur im digitalen Zeitlalter (Sculpture in the Digital Era)
Kunstmuseum unser lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany
ArtificiaHerbert Read Gallery,  Univeristy of the Creative Arts, Canterbury, UK

2015
LAUREATS ! Un choix dans la collection Novembre à Vitry, MAC Créteil, Galerie municipale Jean-Collet, Vitry-sur-Seine, France

2014
MEX PRO Mexico art project, Ex Scuderie del Castello di Miramare, Trieste, Italy 

2013
Volta 9, Galerie Dukan, Basel, Switzerland
“Où est passée la peinture?”, La Halle Roublot, Fontenay-Sous-Bois, France
Masquerade: Be Another, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, Greenwich, UK

2012
Switch, Galerie Van De Weghe, Antwerp
Heute.Spektrum.Malerei, Kunstmuseum Madgeburg, Madgeburg
When Sparks Fly, The Drake Hotel, Toronto
Through the Looking Glass, the Agency Gallery, London

2011
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously, galerie dukan hourdequin, Paris
Round and Round and Round (Part 2), Exhibition drawn from the FRAC IDF Collection, Curated by Xavier Franceschi, Parc culturel de Rentilly, France
Multiverse, Co-curated by Ole Hagen and Akershus Artsenter, Akershus Artcenter, Lillestrøm, Norway
Mail Art at the Memorial, Galeria Progresso , Curated by Pablo Ferretti, Memorial do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil

2009
Multiverse, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London, United Kingdom (catalogue) curated by Ole Hagen
Slow Magic, Contemporary Approaches to Painting, Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, United Kingdom, curated by Sara-Jane Parsons

2008
Permutations, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Valence, France
Jerwood Contemporary Painters, Jerwood Space, London, and Aberystwyth Art Centre, Wales
Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Shoreditch Town Hall, London
Pentimenti, Painting Exhibit, Permanent Gallery, Brighton, curated by Laura Mousavi

2007
Salon 2007- New British painting and works on paper, Curated by F. Fairbairn and S.Kyriacou, 319 Portobello Rd., London
New Life and the Dream Garden,
Curated by BasementArtProject.com, Fieldgate Gallery, London (catalogue)
Celeste Art Prize, Selected by Goldsmiths College Curating MA, London
Tech-Mac-Mayacom,
Frank Lloyd Wright Building, Myounichikan, Ikebukuro, Tokyo
Incheon Biennale,
Incheon, South Korea

2006
Sardanapale Syndrom, Enrique Marty, Rina Banerjee, Alicia Paz,
Galerie Dukan & Hourdequin, Marseilles, France
John Moores 24, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool  Biennial, selectors Tracy Emin, Peter Blake
Artists for Life, Salon Salomon Rothschild, Paris, France
Another Product
, Cornerhouse, Manchester
Psychoplastie,  Maison des Arts de Créteil, France

2005
Painting Unperfect, Gordon Cheung, Peter Lamb, Justin Mortimer, Alicia Paz, Houldsworth Gallery, London
Pilot, 100 curators nominate 100 artists, Farmiloe building, London

2004
3D, Samuel Choisy, Andreas Hirsch, Alicia Paz
,  Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal
Du Corps à l’Image,
Fondation d’Art Contemporain Daniel &Florence Guerlain,  France
EAST International, Norwich, England. Selectors: Neo Rauch, Gerd Harry Lybke
Mind the Gap, Sponsored by British Council, Triangle Trust, Marseille
Draw_drawing, Gallery 32, London
Caution, Uneven Surfaces, Temporary Contemporary, London, curated by A. Gross, J. Wu
The Deconstructed Landscape, Art House, McAllen, Texas, USA
Réécritures,
curated by Lycée Galilée / FRAC Ile de France,  Cergy St. Christophe, France

2003
Phillipe Fretz, Alicia Paz, Anne-Marie Pécheur, Galerie Athanor, Marseille
Speedy Gonzales is German, Playing with Stereotypes, U. of Hertfordshire, England (catalogue) Curated by Alejandro Pintado
Objet/Reflexion
, Lycee Galilee; Cergy-St. Christophe; curated by FRAC Ile de France
Visiones, work by four Mexican artists, College Albert Chatelet, Douai, France
L’Enjeu du Jeu, Yvonamor Palix Gallery, Paris, France, curated by Rémy Marlot
Nth art, Exhibit.001, OLS & CO, London, England

2002
L’Ame des objets, l’Esprit des choses, Château Borély, Marseilles, France
Des beaux lendemains, Yvonamor Palix Gallery, Paris, France
Mogador, Instituto Cervantes, Manchester, England; curated by Itzel Vargas
Recent Graduates, AAF and Inside Space, Selfridges, London; curated by Maria von Kohler

2001
Visiting Artists Open Studio, Gasworks, London, England
Flor y Canto, Mexican Cultural Center, Washington D.C., Los Angeles, CA (travelling exhibit)

2000
Comme par enchantement ! Centre d’Art Contemporain de Saint Priest, France
Continental Shift-Laboratorium
,  Ludwig Forum , Aachen, Germany (catalogue)
London Biennale, curated by David Medalla: collaborative project/website “Missing”- with artists Jota Castro, Carmela Uranga
Tamayo Museum Biennial, Oaxaca, Mexico (catalogue)

1999
ZAC 99, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France. Collaboration directed by «Bureau d’Etudes » and Jota Castro (catalogue)
Nous nous sommes tant aimés…, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Paris (catalogue)
Vivre Paris, D. des Affaires Culturelles de la Ville de Paris, Espace Electra, Paris (catalogue)
Peindre la Peinture, Hanlim Museum & Centre Culturel  Français de Séoul, Korea (catalogue)
Sous la grisaille de Mexico, La Capella, Barcelona, Spain & Passage de Retz, Paris

1998
Tamayo Museum Biennale, Oaxaca,  Mexico (catalogue)
Out of Portrait
, Yvonamor Palix Gallery, Paris, France

1997
Optimiste, Salle du Carreau, Cergy Pontoise, France. Curated by Ken Lum
Election, Maison de l’Amérique Latine, Paris, France
Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France
Salon de Montrouge , France (catalogue)
Eclats, une proposition de Frank Lamy, L’Atelier Parisien,  Paris, France
Figures et Paysages, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch, and Manufacture des Œillets, Ivry, France (catalogue)

1995
Cimaises sans frontières, Visart, Conseil Economique et Social, Paris, France

1994
Autour d’un format, Centre d’Art Contemporain de Mont de Marsan, France
Salon de Montrouge, France (catalogue)

1993
Salon de Vitry-sur-Seine, France

1992
Museum of Monterrey Biennale, Monterrey, Mexico (catalogue)
Nouveaux Regards Mexicains, Centre Culturel Mexicain, Paris, France
Parvi pour l’Art Contemporain
, SPADEM, Paris, France

AWARDS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES   
2013
Artiste de l’année Champagne Nicolas Feuillatte


2009
University Research Fund, University of Teesside, Middlesbrough, United Kingdom


2008
Jerwood Contemporary Painter’s Exhibition, London, United Kingdom
Neville Burston Award, Royal College of Art, London, United Kingdom
British Council Grants to Artists

2006
Arts Council England- Research and Development Grant

2005
British Council Grants to Artists
Ambassade de France en Argentine, Support of Exhibition Project

2002
Triangle France, Artist’s Residency, La Friche de la Belle de Mai, Marseilles, France
Cité Internationale des Arts,  Artist’s Residency, Paris, France
Shortlisted by Sadie Coles Gallery for the Guardian/Observer Award, UK

2001
Gasworks Artist’s Residency, London, England
Grant Awarded by « Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes »(FONCA), Mexico

1999
Study Grant awarded by  “Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes” (FONCA), Mexico
“Delfina Studio Trust Residency Award”, London, England
«Full Fellowship Award » Vermont Studio Center, USA

1998
Publication grant awarded by ENSB-A Paris, France
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Fellowship, Maine, USA

1997
Prix de la Fondation Roger Bataille, France
Prix de la Ville de Valognes, Normandy, France (catalogue)
“Aide à la Première Exposition”, “Délégation aux Arts Plastiques”, France
“Aide au Projet”, “Direction des Affaires Culturelles de la Ville de Paris”, France

1996
Cité Internationale des Arts-artist’s residency, Paris, France

1995
Erasmus scholarship, Hochschule der Kunste, Berlin, Germany
Prix Perrier Jouët: artist’s residency in Epernay, France
Prix de Peinture Louis-Vuitton-Moët Hennessy: artist’s residency in New-York City

1993
Prix de Peinture Talens, Paris, France
Harriet Hale Woolley Foundation Scholarship, USA
Prix spécial du Concours d’Art International Schlumberger, France (catalogue)
Prix de la Ville de Vitry-sur-Seine, France

1991
Premier Prix de Peinture, Maison des Arts, Evreux, France

COLLECTIONS
APT, Mexico City
Cerès Museum, France

Colección Costantini, Malba Museum, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Corporations: Lafuma, Schlumberger
Hanlim Museum, Taejon, Korea

City of Vitry-sur-Seine, France
City of Valognes, France
“Fond Municipal d’Art Contemporain”, City of Paris, France
FRAC Ile-de-France
FRAC Languédoc-Roussillon
Kunstmuseum unser lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Germany 

ARTICLES AND REVIEWS
Robert Clark , “Slow Magic” Guardian Preview in the Guardian "Preview", p. 31,  15 august ,2009 

“Stars of Tomorrow”, Artists and Illustrators, June 2008 Issue, 2008
“Conversation Pieces- Alison Green talks to Alicia Paz”, publication accompanying solo exhibit at Unit 2 Gallery, London Metropolitan University, London, 2007
JJ Charlesworth, Alicia Paz, Unit 2 Gallery, Time Out London Reviews, May 16-22, 2007
Anne Malherbe, Paris Art,  « Hybridations»,  June, 2006
Anne Malherbe, « Je revais d’un autre Monde » Art Press, December issue, 2006 
Harry Kampianne, Art Actuel, 2005
Blanca Gonzales Rosas,  “Mercado, internacionalizacion y porder”, ProcesoMay, 2004 

Andrea Mason, “East International 2004”, a-n Magazine, September, 2004
George Szirtes, “East International 2004”, Modern Painters, vol.17, no. 3, Autumn, 2004
Valérie Paillé, «Attention au Fosé» ZéroDeux à Marseille, Revue d’Actualité Artistique N° 2, 2004
Ian Collins, « Painting comes Out of the Cold », Eastern Daily Press, Saturday, July 3rd, 2004
Interview with Carolina Robino, « Speedy Gonzales is German », BBC World Service, Feb, 2003
« Trans-barroso, 15 Latin-American Artists in London », L. Boix, Russell Press, London, 2002

« El arte que viene, The Art to come », Ed. Paco Barragan, Spain, 2002
Frank Lamy, « Peinture, La Galaxie Française », Beaux-arts Magazine, August  issue N°219, 2002
Pablo San Roman, « La pintora Mexicana Alicia Paz », Agence France-Presse, 30 Oct., 2002 
«Gasworks goes international»  a-n Magazine, February, 2001
Cecilia Diego, Reforma, 2001
Interview with Héctor Riazuelo, BBC World Service, March, 2001
« Arte Ba » (article illustration) Art Nexus, July-September, N° 41, 2001
Vogue España, « Latin American Artists at the FIAC »(article illustration) November issue, 2001
Summer Preview- « Continental Shift » Artforum XXXVIII N° 9, p.73 May, 2000
Karim Ghaddab, « Nous nous sommes tant aimés », Artpress N°255,  p. 88 March, 2000
Laurie Attias, « Alicia Paz », Art News, Summer Issue, 2000
Phillipe Piguet, « Alicia Paz », L’Oeil Magazine, May, 2000
Frank Lamy, « Alicia Paz », Tribeca Magazine, May, 2000
Pablo San Roman, « Alicia Paz », Agence France-Presse,  March, 2000
Gabriel Leroux, « Alicia Paz », Le Journal des Expositions, March, 2000
Howard Rombough, « Alicia Paz » Voyager Magazine, March, 2000
Cristine Frèrot, « Continental Shift, Viaje Entre las Culturas », Art Nexus, Oct.-Dec. N° 38, 2000
Ma.Elena Noval, «Diez Años de Vanguardia, Bienal Rufino Tamayo», Arena-Excélsior, 24/09, 2000 
“Critic’s choice”-“Vivre Paris” Time Out, Paris, March, 1999
Florence Maillet, “Jeunes artistes de Mexico- au delà de la grisaille”, Beaux-Arts, N°184 Sept., 1999
Philippe Dagen, “Une FIAC entre apocalypse et jubilation”, Le Monde, 16 September, 1999
Cristine Frérot/ Sheila Lerner “Art Latino-Américain”, Supplément FIAC 1999, September, 1999
Virginia Bautista, Reforma, December, 1999
José Manuel Springer,  « Paris bien vale una feria », Art-vance, 3 October, 1999  
Yves Michaud, “Yves Michaud présente Alicia Paz, peintre”, Connaissance des Arts, April N° 549, 1998
Bertrand Leclair, “Will Self-Primate Matters” (article illustration) Art Press, Dec. N°241, 1998 
Cristine Frérot, “Alicia Paz”, Art Nexus, July-September N°25, 1997
Véronique Bourouet-Aubertot, “Quand Alicia n’est pas là, les poupées peignent”, Beaux-Arts Magazine,  January N° 152
, 1997

Françoise Ayxendri, “Dans les règles de l’art”, ELLE,  1 December N° 2709, 1997
Philippe Dagen,”Alicia Paz”, Le Monde, 9 February, 1997
Pablo San Roman, “Mexicana  se hace un hueco en  Paris”, Agence France-Presse, 25 Feb., 1997
Henri-François Débailleux, “Alicia Paz”, Libération, 21 February, 1997
 Jean-Louis Pinte, “Une séduction réductrice”, Figaroscope, 19 February, 1997
Jean-Louis Pradel/ Alicia Paz, “La France, riche d’une tradition moderniste” L’Evènement du Jeudi17 April, N° 650, 1997
Jean-Luc Chalumeau “Exercices de Style”, Verso- Art et Lettres,  April, N° 6, 1997
 Laurent Boudier, “Alicia Paz”, Télérama-Paris 1  March N° 2459, 1997
Frank Lamy, “La Peinture Ventriloque”, Verso- Art et Lettres October, N° 8, 1997
Frank Lamy, “Alicia Paz”, Le Journal des Expositions, March, N° 43, 1997
 Chiara Donn, “A Napoli un secolo di passione”, Arte, April N° 284, 1997
Stéphane Doré, “Alicia Paz”, Le Journal des Expositions, April N° 35, 1996
Eduardo Camacho Suarez, “Canasta Cultural”, Excélsior31 December, 1996

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Uwe Gellner, Dr. Annegret Laabs, and Jeannette Louie,  The Garden of Follies, Kunstmuseum Magdeburg / Verlag für moderne Kunst GmbH, Vienna, 2016
Heute.Spektrum.Malerei, 
Kunstmueseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen, Herausgegeben von Annegret Laabs und Uwe Gellner, Magdeburg, Germany, 2013 

 Michael Moorcock and Ole HagenMultiverse Expanded, Exhibition Catalogue, Curator: Ole Hagen, Published by Akershus Kunstsenter, Lillestrøm, Norway, 2011 
Maria Fusco, “The Mechanical Copula”, for Casanova Forever, FRAC Languédoc-Roussillon, 2010
JJ Charlesworth ,“Unfinished Subjects”, retrospective catalogue; Dukan& Hourdequin Gal., Paris, France, FRAC Languédoc-Roussillon, 2009
“Multiverse” publication accompanying group exhibition, Danielle Arnaud Gallery, London, UK, 2009
Voyage Sentimental: Déplacements Dans l’Art Contemporain, Platform Regroupement des Fonds régionaux d’art contemporain, Liénart Editions, 2009
Dorothee Deyries-Henry, 
Permutations, 40 Artistes 01 musée videExhibition catalogue, 86 pages, Published by Musee de Valence, France, 2008
Jerwood Contemporary Painters,
Exhibition catalogue, Jerwood Charitable Foundation, London, UK, 2008
Arte Contemporáneo, Donaciones y adquisiciones
, MALBA FUNDACION COSTANTINI, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2007
JJ Charlesworth, New Life and the Dream Garden, catalogue essay, 
Fieldgate Gallery and BasementArtProject.com, London, UK, 2007
Knocking on the door
, 2007 International Incheon Women Artists’ Biennale, Exhibition catalogue, Incheon Culture and Arts Center, Printed by Incheon Metropolitan City, South Korea, 2007
Lili Momoko Nagai and Kounosuke Kawakami, 
Tech-Mac-Mayacom, exhibition catalogue, published by Lil*k, Tokyo, Japan, 2007
Alicia Paz, New and Recent Paintings, 
Exhibition brochure, Unit 2 Gallery, London Metropolitan University, UK, 2007
John Moores 24
 Exhibition Catalogue, Liverpool Biennial, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, UK, 2006
Andrew Hunt, Alicia Paz, Exhibition Catalogue, 
Ruth Benzacar Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2005

Du corps à l’image, Collection du Fonds régional d’art contemporain d’Ile-de-France, Exhibition catalogue, Fondation d’Art Contemporain Daniel et Florence Guerlain, Published by FRAC Ile–de-France, 2004
EAST International 2004, Exhibition Catalogue, Published by Norwich Gallery, UK, 2004
Frank Lamy and Nuno Ramalho, 3D, Alicia Paz, Andreas Hirsch, Samuel Choisy, Exhibition catalogue, Published by Maus Habitos, Porto, Portugal, 2004
Paco Barragán, 
El arte que viene, the art to come, Published by Subastas Siglo XXI, Madrid, Spain, 2002

Pablo Bronstein, Melina Berkenwald and Néstor Perlonguer
Trans-barroso, 15 Latin-American Artists in LondonEdited by Leonardo Boix, Russell Press Ltd., 2002

Delfina studio trust: residents and guest artists 1996-2001,
2001

Wolfgang Becker, 
Continental Shift, Exhibition catalogue, 
Ludwig Forum Aachen, Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht,Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Museum of Liège, Belgium, 2000

Alicia Paz,
Seeing is (Dis)believing, exhibition catalogue, published by Espace d’Art Yvonamor Palix, edited by Al Dante, Paris, France, 2000

Alfred Pacquement, 
Nous nous sommes tant aimésExhibition catalogue, Published by ENSBA, Paris, France, 1999

Vivre Paris, rencontre avec 30 artistes latino-américains, Exhibition catalogue, Fondation Electricité de France, Éditions des Musées de la Ville de Paris, Actes Sud, 1999

Peindre la Peinture
Exhibition catalogue, Daelim Foundation of Culture, Editor: Hanlim Museum, 1999

X Bienal de Pintura Rufino Tamayo
Exhibition catalogue, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufino Tamayo, Published by Fundacion Olga y Rufino Tamayo, Mexico, 1998

Figures et Paysages
, Exhibition catalogue, CRAC Alsace, Published by FRAC Ile-de-France, 1997

Cuando el cuadro se pinta… Alicia Paz
, exhibition catalogue, published by Casa Lamm Centro de Cultura, Mexico City, Mexico, 1997

Yves Michaud, 
Alicia Paz, Exhibition catalogue, Published by Galerie Vidal St.Phalle, Délégation aux Arts Plastiques, and DAC of Paris, France, 1997

Jean Fouace, 
Prix Jean-Francois Millet 1997, exhibition catalogue, published by SIAP, Municipalité de Valognes, France, 1997

Alicia Paz: exposition des lauréats de Novembre à Vitry 1993, published by Galerie Municipale, Vitry-sur-Seine, France, 1993
Primera Biennal Monterrey 1992, exhibition catalogue, published by Museo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico, 1992