Biography

Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts from the Polytechnic University of Valencia in 2007, she also studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Lisbon during the 2005-2006 academic year thanks to the Erasmus scholarship.

Master’s Degree in Artistic Production from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, 2011-2012.

She has received several scholarships such as the 3cmcv from the Consortium of Museums of the Valencian Community (2015); the “Habitat Artístic” scholarship from the City Council of Castellón (2012); and collaboration grants with the University of Valencia in the painting department, among others.

Her work is centered around plastic arts, although she also works with different languages ranging from street-art to video-pictorial installations.

The central theme of her most recent work focuses on objects and our relationship with them, the human need to possess and accumulate, reified memories and the passage of time. However, she doesn’t focus on talking about the object itself, but rather views the object as a narrative element.

Since 2003 she has participated in several collective and individual exhibitions in Spain and Portugal. Some of her individual exhibitions include “Grow Up”, in collaboration with the art center of the University of Valencia (2016); “September” at the Las Naves center in Valencia (2014); and “Accumulations and Fetishes” at the Diferença Gallery in Lisbon. And among the collective exhibitions, “Art and Metamorphosis”, which is currently housed at the Convent of Carmen Museum in Valencia (2015); Selecta Suma in “The Shipyards” in Valencia (2014); the Hybrida Art Festival at La Nau (2012); and La Bienal de Coruche (2010).

She has also participated in fairs such as “Marte” in Castellón de la Plana (2015) by the gallery Shiras and Ikas-Art in Bilbao, where she represented the Polytechnic University of Valencia (2011).

Her works of art can be found in private collections in Spain, Portugal, Belgium and the United States, as well as in the art collection of the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the City Council of Castellón and Valencia (Spain).

Statement

Based on my own experience of feeling attached to my possessions, I began to investigate the relationships that people develop with the objects that surround us, the need to hold on to things and the fine line between possession and obsession, being most interested in the line established between what is considered normal and sick behavior, rethinking the parameters that separate one from the other.

From this personal experience, I began addressing the issue in a more general way, focusing mainly on everyday actions as they relate to different ways and reasons for accumulating, ranging from the need to preserve memories to others such as collecting.

Currently, in addition to using the object as the central theme of my work, I also use it as a narrative element to talk about and discuss other topics that interest me.

Attachment, accumulation, fear of emptiness, obsession, the concept of possession and memory are all key words for my art.

I create my art with the emphasis on painting, however I combine it with other techniques such as drawing, screen printing, transfer and even the presence of physical objects, creating installations where the different elements and techniques feed off each other, marking the rhythm of the viewer’s focus. Another characteristic of my pictorial research is the use of what you could call “non-noble” material and techniques, such as notepads, pieces of paper I find from old books, pages, tickets, etc., even intermingling basic techniques that we all learned during our art education to give the piece a sense of ordinariness, luring the spectator in by using familiar elements.