MELVIN MARTÍNEZ

TRABAJOS SELECCIONADOS

 

  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez
  • Melvin Martinez “Martinez Shop”
  • Melvin Martinez
  • Melvin Martinez
  • Melvin Martinez
  • Melvin Martinez
  • Melvin Martinez
  • Melvin Martinez
  • Melvin Martinez
  • Melvin Martinez

 

Curriculum Vitae

Descargar CV

 

MELVIN MARTÍNEZ

Nació en 1976 en San Juan, PR , vive y trabaja entre San Juan de Puerto Rico y Méjico.

EDUCACIÓN

2005 School of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting, San Juan, Puerto Rico.

En 2005 ganó el Premio de Pintura de Castellón y fichó por la galería Yvon Lambert de Nueva York, donde ha expuesto regularmente.
Ha expuesto individualmente así mismo en la David Castillo Gallery de Miami, Flying Circus Gallery de Mexico DF y la Brand New Gallery de Milán.

Ha expuesto en colectivas entre otros en el Espai de Castellón, CAAM de Las Palmas, Wolfsonian Museum de Miami, el Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico (MAPR), Laguna Beach Museum entre otros y su obra figura en importantes colecciones como la The Rubell Collection y De la Cruz Collection entre otras.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

“Martinez Shop”. Madrid XF proyectos. Madrid. España

2013

All Inclusive!, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
Mucho Gustó, Casa Mauuad, Mexico City, Mexico

2011

The Material, Trailer Park Projects, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2010

Melvin Martinez, Flying Circus Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

2008

Melvin Martinez: Demo-Gracias, Wolfsonian Museum, Miami Beach, FL 2007 Fresh Paint, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Melvin Martinez, Cultural Institute of National Gallery of Art, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Melvin Martinez, Alcorcon Art Center, Madrid, Spain

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

There Was No Joy in the Brilliance of Sunshine, Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago, IL Material Art Fair, Efrain Lopez Gallery, Mexico City, MX

2015

God Save the Queen, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Leon, Spain [BUT] THREE’S A CROWD, Efrain Lopez Gallery, Chicago,

IL ÍNTIMOS EXTRAÑOS – LA POLÍTICA COMO CELEBRIDAD | LA CELEBRIDAD COMO POLÍTICA, Matucana 100, Chile
“2159 Miles” Off site Project. Brand New Gallery, Milano, Italy.

2014

Calibán, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, PR

2013

Puerta al Paisaje, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, San Juan, PR
On Painting: Prácticas pictóricas actuales… más allá de la pintura o más acá, Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain

2012

Dark Flow Lurking, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

2011

Global Caribbean, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Juan, Puerto Rico

2010

Spirit of an Epoch, Museum of International Contemporary Art, Lanzarote, Spain Group Show, Flying Circus Gallery, Mexico
Global Caribbean, Musee International Des Arts Modestes, Sete, France

2009

Global Caribbean, Haitian Cultural Art Center, Miami, FL
Group Show, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France.

2008

Nature Morte, Rohrer Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA
Expanded Painting, Space Other Gallery, Boston, MA
En Sus Marcas, Cultural Institute, Puerto Rico

2006

Tribute to Cezanne, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, NY
Group Exhibition, Alcorcon Art Center, Madrid, Spain
Kitsch Utopia, 2006 Quadriennale, Dusseldorf, Germany

2005

Graduate Exhibition for School of Fine Arts, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Museum of the
Americas, Denver, CO VI National Prize of Fine Arts, Museum of Contemporary Art Puerto Rico Espai D’Art Contemporani, Castellón, Spain 1620WChicagoAveSuite304Chicago,IL,60622 2006 International Association of Art Critics Prize for Outstanding Representation of Puerto Rico
2005 Castellón County Council Painting Prize, Spain

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

“Watchlist Artist: Melvin Martinez,” Art Slant Miami, November 2, 2013. Antawan, Byrd. Art Cities of the Future: 21st-Century Avant-Gardes. Australia: Phaidon, 2013. Alvarez Lezama, Manuel. “The Way In – Contemporary Art in Puerto Rico.” Arte Al Dia, No. 140, November 2012. Stain, David Joshua, “Hot new things to do in Puerto Rico,” CNN, April 2012. Schwabsky, Barry, “Material Sensations and the Artificial Flesh of Color,” Art Pulse, 2011. Schwendener, Martha, “Melvin Martinez at Fresh Paint,” The New York Times, June 22, 2007. Robinson, Walter, “Puerto Rican Sun,” Artnet, April 12, 2007. Panera, Javier, “Melvin Matinez: Painting as libidinal mechanism,” Art.es, No. 17, September 2006. “Melvin Martinez: Kitsch, cosmography and frost,” Art Premium, Vol. 3, March 2006. “Melvin Martinez: Awarded 60,000 Euros, First place at Second Annual Castellon International Painting Prize,” Tema Celeste, February 2006. “Wonderland/El Pais de las Maravillas, Certamen Internacional de Pintura de Castellon,” Arte.es, #12, Feburary 2006. Schwabsky, Barry, “When is a painting not a painting?” Modern Painters, December 2005. “Painting Prize Winner,” Art Nexus, December 2005. “Un lio con la pintura en Castellon,” El Pais, Spain, November 20, 2005. “Puertorican Artist Melvin Martinez wins painting prize,” Levantate, Valencia, October 2005. “More than 200 paintings competed,” El Periodico Mediterraneo, October 8, 2005. Pau-Llosa, Ricardo, “Melvin Martinez,” Arte al Dia Internacional, May 2005.

 

COLECCIONES

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland Museo de Bellas Artes, Castellón, Spain

Espai D’Art Contemporani, Castellón, Spain

Museum Collection Lambert, Avignon,

France Museum of Ponce, Puerto Rico

Museum of Contemporary Art, Puertto Rico

Valencia Arte Contemporáneo, Valencia, Spain

Harn Museum of Art, University of Florida, Gainesville,

FL Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

The Rubell Family Collection

Carlos & Rosa de la Cruz Collection

1620WChicagoAveSuite304Chicago,IL,60622