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GERMÁN GÓMEZ

Gijón, Asturias, Spain, 1972.

EDUCATION

2001 Diploma of Advanced Studies in Fine Arts. Complutense University of Madrid.

1998 Degree in Fine Arts, Complutense University of Madrid.

1999 Diploma in Teaching. Complutense University of Madrid.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2019     Identity and intimacy. CentroNiemeyer. Avilés.Spain

2018     Travel notes Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain

2017     Deconstructing Cities Punto Gallery, Valencia, Spain.

2015     Deconstructing cities Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid.

2014     Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, United States.

2013     The gallery Axel Pairon series Condenados y Dibujados Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie. Bielefeld, Germany.

2012     Years 30 at Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid.

2011     Portraits of a newspaper El Museo Gallery. Colombia

2010     Of parents and children. Fernando Pradilla Gallery. Madrid.Spain.

             MAMB. Barranquilla Museum of Modern Art. Colombia

             Art Projects. He paints. London. Fernando Pradilla Gallery. London. United Kingdom

             V Modern and Contemporary Art Fair ArtMadrid. Young Art Project. Germán Gómez presents Eduardo Oquendo. PhotoEspaña. Change of Sense. ONCE Foundation Exhibition Hall. Madrid

2009     El Museo Gallery. Bogotá. Colombia 

             Carlos Woods Gallery. Guatemala. Pilgrimage. Sagunto. Valencia. Spain / PhotoEspaña´09 Room Mate Oscar. Madrid. Spain /Espai Quatre. Casal Solleric. Palma de Mallorca. Spain.

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2019     The Journey to Rome, photographers on scholarship at the Academy of Spain in Rome. Niemeyer Center. Avilés. Spain.

2017     Animal Version, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid.

2016     It's just sex. At Fernando Pradilla Gallery in Madrid

2015     Factoría de Arte y Desarrollo investigates the experiences of masculinity, the construction of identity, social standards and their representation through art.

2014     CentroCentro Cibeles in Madrid, within the framework of the V Biennial of Contemporary Art of the ONCE Foundation

             "Own Itineraries" at the Fernando Pradilla gallery in Madrid.

2013     Sex, lies & Photos Pelaires Gallery in Palma de Mallorca as part of the activities of La Nit de l'Art. 

             Inner Journeys organised by the Maison Particuliére private Art Centre in Brussels.

2012     Estado Crítico, 10 curators 10 artists With the series Condenados. Alterarte Hall, Ourense Campus.

2011     Iberoamerican Contemporary Photography. Museum Gallery. Bogotá, Colombia

             Lenguajes en papel In the Fernando Pradilla Gallery in Madrid.

             Buenos Aires, Argentina SCOPE BASEL. Fernando Pradilla Gallery. Basel, Switzerland

             Kuntsi Museum of Modern Art, Vaasa. Finland. Iberoamerican Contemporary Photography. Projects Space. Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid 

             SP Arte. Fernando Pradilla Gallery. São Paulo. Brazil /MadridFoto. Fernando Pradilla Gallery. Madrid. Spain 

             MACO AREA. Mexico Contemporary Art Fair. Fernando Pradilla Gallery. Mexico

             National Museum of Photography. Copenhagen. Denmark. Centro Cultural de España en México 

             Espacio Iniciarte, Sevilla. III Biennial of Contemporary Art. Fundación Once. Madrid. Spain.

AWARDS

2008     Photographer Revelation PhotoEspaña'08

             IX ABC Prize for Painting and Photography. First consolation prize.

             Finalist. City of Palma Photography Award. Palma de Mallorca.

2006     Selected. I Pilar Citoler International Photography Prize. University of Cordoba.

             Selected. City of Palma Photography Award 2006. Palma de Mallorca.

2005     Selected. 2006 Generation of Caja Madrid

2004     Selected Gregorio Prieto Competition of Caja Madrid.

2003     Selected Concurso Purificación García.

2001     1st National Photography Prize Injuve 2001.

             2nd Prize VI Edition Contest We Are All Different Civil Rights Foundation.

 

GRANTS

2009     Aid for the production of plastic arts in the Community of Madrid. Break point scholarship.

2007     Grant of the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome / Spanish Artist in the XXIV Biennial of Alexandria. Egypt

2004     Honorable Mention. Generation 2005 of Caja Madrid.

 

COLLECTIONS

Reina Sofía National Museum. Madrid. Spain / 21c Museum. Kentucky. USA / Anthony Terrana Collection. Massachusetts. USA / Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Madrid. Spain / Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs. Madrid. Spain / Community of Madrid. Spain / ABC Collection. Madrid. Spain / Fundación Once. Madrid. Spain / Obra Social Caja Madrid. Spain / Civil Rights Foundation. Madrid. Spain / Youth Assembly. Madrid. Spain / Complutense University of Madrid. Spain / Municipality of Leganés. Spain / Caja de Ahorros de Navarra. Spain/Collection Room Mate. Madrid. Spain.

BIBLIOGRAPHY

AVV, On Minded Prints. On Prints Minded, Ed. dx5 Group, Pontevedra, 2011.

GÓMEZ, G., Yo, tú, él, ella, nosotros, nosotras, vosotros, ustedes, ellos y ellas, Exit publicaciones, Madrid, 2009.

PERSONS, T., MALMBORG, E., KOUWENHOUEN, B., New Stories. A New View of Spanish Photography and Video Art, Hatje Cantz, Berlin, 2008.

Germán Gómez - Condenados, Catalogue, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, 2008.

Diccionario de 200 Artistas Imprescindibles, Ed. Comunidad de Madrid, 2007.

VILLA, M., El Arte Emergente en España, Editorial Vaivén, Madrid, 2007.

Germán Gómez - Fichados/Tatuados, Catalogue, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, 2006.

OLIVARES, R., 100 Spanish Photographers, Exit Publicaciones, Madrid, 2005.