Claudia Martínez Garay

Claudia Martínez Garay (Ayacucho, Perú – 1983)

Lives and works between Amsterdam and Lima. She studied at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú in Lima.  Her work deals with the socio-political memory and history of Perú, and its relationship with propaganda, iconography, and official and unofficial visual archives.

Solo exhibitions include: A las revoluciones, como a los árboles, se les reconoce por sus frutos / Revolutions, like trees, are recognized by their fruits. GRIMM, Amsterdam (2019); ¡Kachkaniraqkun! / ¡Somos aún! / ¡We are, still!, Nova Section, Art Basel Miami (2018); I WILL OUTLIVE YOU. GRIMM, New York, (2018); Allá en el caserío, acá en el matorral / There in the homestead, here in the thicket - Claudia Martínez Garay / Arturo Kameya. Ginsberg Gallery, Lima (2018); Land at the End of The Sea - Claudia Martínez Garay / Arturo Kameya at the Peruvian-British Cultural Center Lima (2014); Todos los Perros van al cielo at the Inca Garcilaso Cultural Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Lima (2013); El otro, el mismo at L' Imaginerie Gallery of the Alliance Française, Lima (2012); El Imperio del Sol (2011) and Invisible (2007) at 80m2 Gallery, Lima.


Groups exhibitions include: (Upcoming) Kochi-Muziris Biennial; (Upcoming) A Million Roses for Angela Davis, Museum Albertinum, Dresden; Comissions Grant CIFO Cisnero Fontanals Art Foundation, Museo del Barrio, NY (2019); 21a Bienal de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, Sao Paulo (2019); 16th Istanbul Biennial: The Seventh Continent, Istanbul (2019); 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Yekateringburg, (2019); Yeh Art Gallery St. John’s University, Queens, USA (2019); Aichi Trienniale, Taming Y/Our Passion, Nagoya, Japan (2019); 12th Shanghai Biennale, Proregress—Art in an Age of Historical Ambivalence, Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China (2018); 4th New Museum Triennial, Songs for Sabotage, New Museum, New York, USA (2018); 4th Poligraphic Triennial of San Juan (2015-2016); 12° International Biennial of Cuenca (2014); "Art on the go. Contemporary Art Museum Collection of Lima - MALI" Art Museum of the Republic of Colombia Bank (2013), and Estaçao Pinacoteca Sao Paulo (2011); "The impure and contaminated" Micromuseo, Chile Triennial, Museum of Contemporary Art (2009).

She has received recognitions and grants such as: LOOP Acquisition Award. For the best video presented at LOOP Fair Barcelona, which is acquired and included in the LOOP Collection, lent to the MACBA (2019); Emerging Artist Award - Commission Grant, CIFO Cisnero Fontanals Art Foundation (2018); 3Package Deal. AFK Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst and Bureau Broedplaatsen. Presented by the Coalition: Stedelijk Museum, Rijksakademie and Kunstverein (2018); Van Bijlevelt Fellowship (NL) 2017; Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development - Travel Grant (NL) 2015; First Place in the XIV Passport for an Artist (award of the French Embassy) 2011; Honorable Mention and 2nd place in the First and Second National Painting Competition Central Reserve Bank of Peru 2009 and 2010.

In 2012-13 she had a residency at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris, and in 2016-2017 was invited to the prestigious Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten art residency program (NL).

Her work is part of the following collections: Fundación CIFO (USA/ES); AkzoNobel Art Foundation (NL); AMC Art Collection (NL); LOOP Collection (ES); Fundación Studi e Richerche Benetton (IT); Central Reserve Bank of Peru Collection (PE); MALI - Lima Art Museum (PE); Micromuseo alfondohaysitio (PE); Museo Olho Latino (BR); and several private collections in America, Europe and Asia.

She is represented by GRIMM Gallery (Amsterdam/New York).

EDUCATION / RESIDENCIES

2016 – 2017     Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten. Amsterdam, Netherlands
2012 – 2013     Cité Internationale des Arts. Paris, France
2001 – 2007     BA in Fine Arts with mention in Printmaking. Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020      (Upcoming) Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China.
2019      A las revoluciones, como a los árboles, se les reconoce por sus frutos / Revolutions, like trees,
              are recognized by their fruits. GRIMM Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2018      ¡Kachkaniraqkun! / ¡Somos aún! / ¡We are, still! Nova Section, Art Basel Miami, USA.
2018      I WILL OUTLIVE YOU. GRIMM NY, USA.
2018      Allá en el caserío, acá en el matorral / There in the homestead, here in the thicket. 
              Claudia Martínez Garay / Arturo Kameya. Ginsberg Gallery, Lima.
2014      Land At the End of The Sea. Claudia Martínez Garay / Arturo Kameya.
              Peruvian-British Cultural Center
2013      Todos los perros van al cielo / All Dogs go to Heaven. IV International Printmaking Biennal ICPNA.
              Inca Garcilaso Cultural Center of the Foreign Affair’s Ministry of Peru
2012      El Otro, el Mismo / The Other, The Same. French Alliance Gallery of Miraflores
              La Última Frontera / The Last Frontier. Claudia Martínez / Arturo Kameya / Stefania Polo /
              Gianfranco Piazzini collaborative project. Corriente Alterna Design Gallery
2011      El Imperio del Sol / Empire of the Sun. 80m2 Livia Benavides Gallery
2008      El Cielo puede esperar / Heaven Can Wait. Claudia Martínez Garay / Arturo Kameya. 80mts2 Arte &
              debates Gallery
2007      Invisible. 80mts2 Arte & debates Gallery

GROUP EXHIBITIONS           

2020      A Fair Share of Utopia, Nest and CBK Zuidoost, The Netherlands.
2020      THE FACULTY OF SENSING: Thinking With, Through, and by Anton Wilhelm Amo,
              Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany.
2019      Comissions Grant CIFO Cisnero Fontanals Art Foundation, Museo del Barrio, NY, USA.
2019      Evidencias intangibles. New souvernirs of memoria. Convento de Santo Domingo, Cuzco, Peru.
2019      Peruvian Artist's Exhibition at ARCO, Madrid, Spain. 
2019      Sincrónicas. Horizontes del arte contemporáneo peruano desde el coleccionismo, Madrid. Spain. 
2019      21ª Bienal de Arte Contemporânea Sesc_Videobrasil, Brasil.
2019      16th Istanbul Biennial: The Seventh Continent, Turkey.
2019      Immortality - 5th Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art, Yekateringburg, Russia.
2019      Yeh Art Gallery St. John’s University, Queens, USA.
2019      Evidencias intangibles. New souvernirs of memoria, Qorikancha, Cuzco, Perú.
2019      Aichi Trienniale 2019, Taming Y/Our Passion, Nagoya, Japan.
2019      ILACIONES, Timothy Taylor Gallery, New York, USA.
2019      Screening "I Will Outlive you", Sharjah Film Platform, Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE.
2018      12th Shanghai Biennale: ​Proregress - Art in an Age of Historical Ambivalence. Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China.
2018      Estados Migratorios. Spain Cultural Center in Lima, Peru
2018      Screening "I Will Outlive you", Ghost Stories. HMK Hotel Maria Kapel, Hoorn, The Netherlands
2018      Drifting and Dreaming. Tegenboschvanvreden Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2018      Songs for Sabotage. New Museum Triennial. New Museum, New York, USA
2018      Screening "You and me and Everyone we know", Morning!. Milieu, Bern, Switzerland
2017      RijksakademieOPEN 2017. Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
2017      Criminalidad y Criminalización / Criminality and Criminalization. Lima University's Cultural Center
2017      Meta Perspective, Dapiran Art Project Space. The Netherlands
2016      8th International Printmaking Biennial Douro. Portugal
2015      4ta Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan. Puerto Rico
              Centro / Lima. Corriente Alterna Gallery
              Analogías Temporales. Wu Gallery
2014      12° International Cuenca Biennial. Cuenca, Ecuador
2013      [Bogotá] Arte al paso. Colección contemporánea del Museo de Arte de Lima – MALI. /   
              Contemporary Collection of the Lima Art Museum MALI. Republic of 
              Colombia´s Bank Art Museum, Bogotá, Colombia
              XXXIV National Printmaking Salon ICPNA. ICPNA Gallery Lima
2012      Anamnesia- Claudia Martínez Garay / Rudolph Castro / Santiago Quintanilla. 
              Micromuseo alfondohaysitio. Petro Perú Gallery
2011      Pasaporte para un Artista. CCPUCP
              Arte al paso. Colección contemporánea del MALI / Contemporary Collection of the Lima Art 
              Museum MALI. Estaçao Pinacoteca, Sao Paulo, Brasil
              Miradas sin coordenadas. 80mts2 Arte & debates Gallery
              The Last 5 Years. Sala Luis Miroquesada Garland           
              Licencias para narrar. 80m2 Livia Benavides Gallery
2010      Dialogs in the contemporary art collection of MALI. Lima Art Museum MALI
              Planos Divididos: nuevas lecturas a antiguos problemas / Divided Views: new lectures to old 
              problems. III Internacional Bienal of printmaking ICPNA. 80mts2 Arte & debates Gallery
              Serigrafía Urgente. III Internacional Bienal of printmaking ICPNA. ICPNA San Miguel
              P/A Pruebas de Artista. III Internacional Bienal of printmaking ICPNA. ICPNA 
              XXXIII National Printmaking Salon ICPNA. ICPNA Gallery Lima
              II National Painting Contest. Museum of the Central Reserve Bank of Perú
              Espacios Liberados. ICPNA Gallery San Miguel / Museo Olho Latino, Sao Paulo, Brasil             
2009      Lo impuro y lo contaminado III: pulsiones (neo)barrocas en las rutas del Micromuseo.  
              Micromuseo alfondohaysitio. Trienal de Chile. Contemporary art Museum, Chile
              Imaginería de Kiosko y esquina. 80mts2 Arte & debates Gallery
              I National Painting Contest. Museum of the Central Reserve Bank of Perú
2008      A Glance at the Faculty of Arts. Centro Cultural PUCP
              XXXII National Printmaking Salon ICPNA. ICPNA Gallery Lima
              Tribute to Luis Buñuel / The phantom of liberty. Spain Cultural Center
              II Alfa Romeo’s Contest of Painting and Mixed Media finalist´s Works. ARTCO Gallery
              Latinamerican Printmaking. Museu Olho Latino, São Paulo, Brasil
2005      XXXI National Printmaking Salon ICPNA. ICPNA Gallery Lima
              Other molds, other lectures. ICPNA Gallery San Miguel
2004      Printmaking Collective Exhibition. UNIFE Gallery
              A Glance at the Faculty of Art. Centro Cultural PUCP


RECOGNITIONS / GRANTS

2019                     LOOP Acquisition Award. For the best artist video presented at LOOP Fair Barcelona,
                             which is acquired and included in the LOOP Collection, lent to the MACBA.
2018                     Emerging Artist Award - Commission Grant, CIFO
                             Cisnero Fontanals Art Foundation
2018                     3Package Deal. AFK Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst and Bureau Broedplaatsen.
                             
Presented by the Coalition: Stedelijk Museum, Rijksakademie and Kunstverein.
2017                     Van Bijlevelt Fellowship, Van Bijleveltstichting.
2016-2017            Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten residency program.
2015                     Prince Claus Fund for Culture and Development Ticket Grant. Prince Claus Fund
2011                     First Prize. XIV National Art Contest Passport for an Artist. French Alliance of Lima
2010                     Second Prize. II National Painting Contest. Central Reserve Bank of Peru
2008                     Critic’s Prize. Art Faculty, Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP)
                             Second Prize. Alfa Romeo de Pintura y Técnica Mixta. ARTCO Gallery
                             Honorable Mention. I National Painting Contest. Central Reserve Bank of Peru
2005 to 2007        Adolfo Winternitz Prize. Pontifical Catholic University of Peru (PUCP)


TEXTS


Perú Arte Contemporáneo (Contemporary Art Perú)
Curaduría del Libro a cargo de Gustavo Buntinx. Arte al Límite, Chile, 2015
Perú Al Límite. 40 artistas Peruanos. Arte al Límite, Chile, 2015
Colección Hochschild (Hochschild Collection), Colección Hochschild, Lima,  2014
OJO ANDINO PERÚ Peruvian Contemporary Artists. Luciano Benetton Collection, Italia, 2014
El Frontón: Demasiado pronto / Demasiado tarde (El Frontón: Too son / too late)
. MicroMuseo alfondohaysitio e IEP, Lima,  2014
Poéticas del duelo: ensayos sobre arte, memoria y violencia política en el Perú (Poetics of Grief: Essays about art, memory and political violence in Perú). Victor Vich. IEP, 2014
Arte Contemporáneo. Colección Museo de Arte de Lima (Contemporary Art. Lima’s Art Museum Collection). Museo de Arte de Lima. MALI. Lima, 2013
4 Bienal de Grabado ICPNA (4 International Printmaking Biennial ICPNA). Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano. Lima, 2013
Anamnesia. Retornos fantasmáticos de la violencia (Anamnesis. Fantasmatic Returns of violence).   MicroMuseo alfondohaysitio y PetroPerú, 2012
¿Y qué si la democracia ocurre? (¿What if democracy happens?). 80mts2 Livia Benavides, Ediciones Delmasacá, Lima, 2012
Arte al paso. Colección contemporánea del Museo de Arte de Lima (Art on the go. Contemporary Art Collection Lima Art Museum). MALI, Lima, 2011
3 Bienal de Grabado ICPNA (4 International Printmaking Biennial ICPNA). Instituto Cultural Peruano Norteamericano, Lima, 2010
Lo impuro y lo contaminado III: pulsiones (neo)barrocas en las rutas del Micromuseo. (Impure and Contaminated). Gustavo Buntinx. Trienal de Chile, 2009
Memoria (Memory). Revista Domingo N°544. Diario La República, 2008
Memoria (Memory). Revista sobre Cultura, Democracia y Derechos Humanos. N°3. IDEHPUCP Instituto de Democracia y Derechos Humanos de la Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Lima, 2008


COLLECTIONS


Fundación CIFO (USA/ES); AkzoNobel Art Foundation (NL); AMC Art Collection (NL); LOOP Collection (ES); Fundación Studi e Richerche Benetton (IT); Central Reserve Bank of Peru Collection (PE); MALI - Lima Art Museum (PE); Micromuseo alfondohaysitio (PE); Museo Olho Latino (BR); and several private collections in America, Europe and Asia.