Mareo Rodriguez

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Mareo Rodriguez

“Matter is condensed light"

My work explores the strength of the topography and natural territory, conceived as an energy living mantle constantly moving; Epidermal stratification wrought by time, with a telluric language emerging, pressing, gravitating, revealing through the landscape.

I seek to cover different scales within my artistic approach, from the massiveness of the mountains and rocks, through its decanting process and fragmentation up to the stone as the basic unit.

I am interested in the matter as condensation of light and its process of transformation and expansion of energy over time, releasing weight to return to the origin.

 

BIO

 

 

1981  Mexico City.  Raised in Medellín, Colombia and based in Barcelona, Spain.

 

EDUCATION

 

 

2013  Master in Fine Arts. UNA. Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2007  Master in Design. ELISAVA. Barcelona, Spain.

2006  Fine art course at Bournemouth Arts Institute, UK.

2004  Bachelor degree in Architecture at U.P.B. Medellín, Colombia.

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2019  STONES.  JLS Gallery. CDMX, Mexico.

 

2019  BLACK DESERT.  Madison Gallery. San Diego, Cal. USA

 

2018  EXPANSION. E3 Arte contemporánea. Brescia, Italy.

 

2018  EXPANSION. JLSGallery. CDMX, Mexico.

 

2017  EXPANSION. Opera Gallery. Barcelona, Spain.

 

2017  SCAPES.  Cage Gallery. Barcelona, Spain.

 

2016  ESTAMPOS HECHOS POLVO.  Centre civic Urgell. Barcelona, Spain.

 

2015  MATERIA FUGIT.  Casa Italia. Barcelona, Spain.

 

2015  ESTAMOS HECHOS POLVO.  Nomad Gallery Berlin, Germany.

 

2014  PIELES DESIERTAS.  Hotel Charlee. Medellín, Colombia.

 

2014  PIELES DESIERTAS. Centro cultural Borges. Buenos aires, Argentina,

 

2010  TOPOGRAFIAS INTERMITENTES.  Suramericana. Medellín, Colombia

2004  FUERZAS DE LA NATURALEZA. C. Colombo Americano. Medellín, Colombia.

MAIN GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

 

2021  ARTVERONA.  E3 gallery. Italy

2021  ART MADRID.  Artburo. Spain

2020  ARTVERONA Fair Digital.  E3 gallery. Italy

2020  PINTA Miami Fair Digital.  GBG gallery. USA

2020  PRAISE OF THE DARK.  Macadam Gallery. Brussels, Belgium

2020  ARTEFIERA Bologna.  E3 gallery. Italy

2020  ART PALM SPRINGS.  Madison Gallery. USA

2020  ART PALM BEACH.  GBG arts. USA

2019  STRINGS.  Whitenoise gallery. Rome Italy

2019  ARTEFIERA Bologna.  E3 gallery. Italy

2018  ARTVERONA Fair.  E3 gallery. Italy

2018  Subasta Grupo de los 16.  CDMX, Mexico

2018  AUTENTICA Fair.  Ivy Node- Verona, Italy

2018  TERRRITORIAL LINES.  Benjamin Eck Gallery- Munich, Germany

2018  LA ART SHOW.  Rofa Projects. USA.

2017  ART CONTEXT Miami.  Rofa Projects. USA

2017  ART TORONTO.  Rofa Projects. Canada.

2017  ART MARBELLA.  Rofa Projects, Spain.

2016  ART MED.  Imaginart Gallery. Colombia

2016  GEOMETRIAS VARIABLES.  Imaginart Gallery. Barcelona, Spain

2008  ARTEXPO.  NYC, USA

2006  Bournemouth Arts Institute. England, UK

SPECIAL PROJECTS

 

 

2019  WE ARE.  Installation for SIAF Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival. Emirates.

 

2018  CARRE LATIN.  Palais Royal in Paris, France

 

2018  DESERT SKINS.  Installation for SIAF Sharjah Islamic Arts Festival. Emirates

 

2018  VIAGGIO.  Art installation in Palazzo Ferrero. Biella, Italy.

 

2017  BECOME BECOME.  Art residency at Arebyte Gallery. London, UK

 

2016  EMERGING TOPOGRAPHIES.  Land art sculpture, Biella, Italy.

 

PUBLICATIONS

 

 

2021  EXIT Book.  Ludvig Rage. Austria.

 

2020  MATTER IS CONDENSED LIGHT Book.  Spain.

 

2018  EXPANSION Book.  Vanillaedizioni and E3 contemporanea. Italy

 

2018  CIRCUITOS DEL ARTE Latinoamerica.  Arte al Límite. Chile

 

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

 

His work has been acquired by private collectors in United States, Canada, Mexico, Venezuela, Colombia, Panama, Peru, Argentina, Italy, Spain, France, England, Emirates, Austria, Switzerland, Japan and Singapur.

 

 

Featured collections:

 

 

Gerry Bonetti

 

Margot & Dennis Knight

 

Bruno Tropeano

 

Juan Zepeda

 

 

 

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