Biography

Mireia Guitart 

Mireia Guitart is a visual artist from Barcelona. She moved to London after graduating with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from the University of Barcelona. Her work has a strong emphasis on collaboration with other disciplines and uses photography as her main medium. Mireia has exhibited her work widely, with exhibitions in the UK, Germany and Spain. She also works as a facilitator of workshops and activities for children on a freelance basis at the Tate and the British Museum.

Solo exhibitions:

2010   Irrepressible, SGDP Gallery, King’s College London.

2006   It’s not me that’s crying, Nolias Gallery, London (catalog)

 1999   Apaga y Vamonos. Casal de joves Sant Feliu de Llobregat, Barcelona.

Group exhibitions:

2012  Artistes COLBACAT 2012, Col.legi Official Disseny Grafic de Catalunya, Barcelona

           A Catalan Weekend, curated by SinFinCinema, Rich Mix, London

           What art does? Was Macht Kunst?, The Library and VHS Langenhagen, Germany 

           Postcards from the Edge. A Benefit for Visual AIDS. Cheim and Reid Gallery, New York.

2011   Summer Art Mart, The Gardens, Peckham Rye, London

            Bicentenary Open Exhibition,  Dulwich Picture Gallery, London.

            Photo Collective Exhibitions,  curated by Susan Johnson Mumford , Rooftop Gallery Soho, London.

2010   SOUP is Touched. Tate LiverpoolIndependents Festival. 6th Liverpool Biennale.

           Homeless Gallery, Dilston Grove, London.

           Photo-Open Extra. Rich Mix, Mezzanine Gallery. London.

           Photo-Open, Photomonth. East London Photography Festival, Old Truman Brewery.

2009   Regeneration, SGDP Gallery, King’s College London,

            This House, Institute of Psychiatry Gallery, King’s College London.

2008   Read me,  Havant Arts Centre, Havant, UK. (catalog)

            Holton Lee Competitve exhibition, Faith House Gallery, Poole, UK (catalog)

2007   M.A.D. art, Drury Lane Gallery, Brick Lane, September 2007

            Annual Open, Café Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London.

2006   Permanent exhibition. Management Centre. University of Leicester, UK.

            Annual Open, Café Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London.

2005   Made 05, Morley Gallery, London, May 2005

2003   Things which may appear, The Empire Gallery, Bethnal Green,  London.

2002   Annual Open, Café Gallery Projects, Southwark Park, London.

2001   Open Studios 2001, Larnaka Works, London.

01 Art Group, Intrusion, The Round Chapel, Hackney, London.

Film:

Voice over actor in The Apologist (2001), a film by Peter Bromley

Thou Art (2011), Location Stills Photography. Film produced by Olivia Sagan University of the Arts, funded by Arts Council of England.

Awards:

Grant for the Arts Award (Individual) September 2006.  Arts Council of England.

Collections:

University of Leicester, King’s College London, private collections.

Publications: 

It’s not me that’s crying featured in A prospectus for arts and health.  Arts Council of England.  Department of Health. 2007.  ISBN: 97807287190.

Slices of Life featured in Visual cortexes: Brain art competition shows off neuroscience’s aesthetic side. Scientific American. July 2011.

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