1. Claudia Martínez Garay (Ayacucho, Perú – 1983)

    Lives and works in Amsterdam. She studied at the Pontifical University of 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. The medium she uses varies depending on the project, but mostly uses painting and installation.

    Her work has been shown in: "Songs for Sabotage -New Museum Triennial", New Museum, New York (USA) 2018; "Ghost Stories", HMK Hotel Maria Kapel (NL) 2018; 4th Poligraphic Triennial of San Juan (PR) 2015-2016; 12° International Biennial of Cuenca, (EC) 2014; "Art on the go. Contemporary Art Museum Collection of Lima - MALI" Art Museum of the Republic of Colombia Bank (CO) 2013, and Estaçao Pinacoteca Sao Paulo (BR) 2011; "The impure and contaminated" Micromuseo, Chile Triennial, Museum of Contemporary Art (CL) 2009, among others. And has presented several Solo projects such as: "Invisible " at 80mts2 arte&debates Gallery (PE) 2007; "El Cielo puede esperar "/ "Heaven can wait" at 80mts2 arte&debates Gallery (PE) 2008 a collaboration with artist Arturo Kameya, with whom she collaborates on diverse projects up to date; "El Imperio del Sol" / "Empire of the Sun" at 80m2 Gallery (PE) 2011; "El otro, el mismo" / "The other, the same" at L' Imaginerie Gallery of the Alliance Française (PE) 2012; "Todos los Perros van al cielo" / "All dogs go to heaven" at the Inca Garcilaso Cultural Center of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Perú (PE) 2013; "Land at the End of The Sea" Claudia Martínez Garay / Arturo Kameya at the Peruvian-British Cultural Center (PE) 2014. And will present her upcoming solo show "ÑUQA KAUSAKUSAQ QHEPAYKITAPAS" / I WILL OUTLIVE YOU" at GRIMM Gallery, New York, (USA) 2018.

    She has received recognitions and grants such as: 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 Studi e Ricerche Benetton; Museum of the Central Reserve Bank of Peru, Lima Art Museum (MALI); Micromuseo alfondohaysitio and several private collections in America, Europe and Asia.

    She is represented by GRIMM (Amsterdam/New York) and Ginsberg Galería (Lima).

  2. 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

    2019      (Upcoming November) GRIMM AMS, 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           

    2019      (Upcoming) New Comissions of CIFO, Museo del Barrio, NY, USA.
    2019      (Upcoming) Evidencias intangibles. New souvernirs of memoria. Convento de Santo Domingo, Cuzco, Peru.
    2019      (Upcoming) Peruvian Artist's Exhibition at ARCO, Madrid, Spain. 
    2019      (Upcoming) Sincrónicas. Horizontes del arte contemporáneo peruano desde el coleccionismo, Madrid. Spain. 

    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      Trienal Poligráfica de San Juan. Puerto Rico
                  Centro / Lima. Corriente Alterna Gallery
                  Analogías Temporales. Wu Gallery
    2014      12° International Cuenca Biennial. Cuenca, Ecuador
                  ¿Y qué diría el Mar? Asia Golf Club, SURA, Lima, Perú
    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
                  Noche en blanco. Miraflores
    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
                  40 Lotes. ICPNA Gallery San Miguel
                  I National Painting Contest. Museum of the Central Reserve Bank of Perú
                  Fronteras Nómadas. Printmaking in Perú, Chile and Brasil. Peruvian-Japanese Cultural Center
    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

    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)

     RESIDENCIES / WORKSHOPS / TEACHING / COLLABORATIONS

    2016-2017             Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten. Amsterdam, Netherlands
    2012-2013             Cité Internationale des Arts. Paris, France

    2013                       Solarplate. Workshop by Cristina Dueñas
    2006                       Artists Editions in AÁ Studio
    2005                       Lithography and New Techniques. Workshop by Manuel Lau

    2008 -2015             Art teacher. Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP)
    2015                       Art teacher. Corriente Alterna
    2015                       Art teacher. Toulouse Lautrec Institute of Design and Communication

    2012 to date           Collaboration Projects with the artist Gianfranco Piazzini, Stefania Polo and Arturo Kameya
    2008 to date           Collaboration Projects with the artist Arturo Kameya

     

    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
    Ojo Andino - Fundación Studi e Richerche Benetton; Central Reserve Bank of Peru; Lima Art Museum (MALI); Micromuseo alfondohaysitio; Museo Olho Latino (Brasil); Hochschild Collection, Graeme Briggs Collection, and several private collections.