ABOUT:

Santiago Morilla. Madrid, 1973.
Visual artist, researcher and teacher.
Living between Madrid and Segovia (Spain)

EDUCATION

2016: Currently studying PhD in Fine Arts, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain.
1998: MA “MEDIA Lab” Dept. University of Art and Design, Helsinki.
1998: BA Degree in Fine Arts, Complutense University, Madrid.
1993: 1st and 2nd year of Agricultural Engineering, Politécnica University, Madrid, Spain.

ART GRANTS and AWARDS

2015. Winner of the II Artistic Research and Production Fellowship Espai Rambleta Art Center, Valencia, Spain.
2014. Moving Landscape #2. AIR, Art Program, Lecce, Italy.
2014. Selected artist at Premi Ciutat de Palma Antoni Gelabert d'Arts Visuals 2014, Mallorca.
2013. Winner of the XX Premi Ciutat de Manacor d’Arts Plàstiques 2013. Mallorca, Spain.
2013. Addaya Centro d? Art Contemporani, March 2013. Alaró, Mallorca, Spain.
2011. Gyeonggi Creation Center Grant. International Exchange Program Artist Residence 2011. Seul, South Korea.
2011. CRIDA (Center for Artists Residencies and Exchanges) Palma Espai d'Art Foundation, May-June 2011. Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2009. Grant of the Spanish Royal Academy in Rome, Italy.
2007. Spain's representative at the “Bienal Internacional de Ilustración Bratislava”, Bratislava.
1998. ERASMUS Grant at University of Art and Design, Helsinki.


SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2016. Fundar un Bosque. Fernando Pradilla art Gallery (Sept-Oct) Madrid, Spain.
2015. 39º26’56,8”N 0º23’27.6”W. Espai Rambleta, Contemporary Art Center (Nov.) Valencia, Spain.
2015. Santiago Morilla: ArtWorks 2012-14. THE DRAWING CENTER (May) Soho, New York, U.S.A.
2015. I SEE NOTHING, Museo-iglesia de Santiago, Monsaraz, Trienal del Alentejo, Portugal.
2014. Manual de ortografía equina, Museu d’Història de Manacor, Torre dels Enagistes, Manacor, Spain.
2014. INVISIBLE BATH, Kewenig Art Gallery. ARTPalma Brunch. Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2013. FIN, Fernando Pradilla Art Gallery (Oct-Dec). Madrid, Spain
2013. INDEX FALLS, Solo show at The Marble Museum (May-August). Carrara, Italy.
2012. IN REM VERSO, José Robles Art Gallery (December 2012-January 2013). Madrid, Spain.
2012. Archimedes’ Principle, with Raúl Díaz Reyes, 3+1 Art Gallery (Sept-Oct). Lisbon, Portugal.
2012. Occupying the Overflow, Ángeles Baños Art Gallery (May-June). Badajoz, Spain.
2011. Ornament and Detonation, ABC Museum of Drawing and Illustration (May-Sept). Madrid, Spain.
2010. The limits of landscape, José Robles Art Gallery (October-November). Madrid, Spain.
2010. The renewal mold (wall painting acquisition and solo project), Palazzo Collicola Arti Visive Contemporary Art Museum (October). Spoleto, Italy .
2010. Nidi 03, CO2 Contemporary Art Gallery (September 2010). Rome, Italy.
2010. The accident of painting (site-specific and aerial artwork placed on rooftop), Spanish Royal Academy in Rome (June). Rome, Italy.
2010. Nidi 02 (solo project), Fiera di Roma / Spanish Royal Academy in Rome (May-June). Rome, Italy.
2010. Nidi 01 Fondazione Pastificio Cerere (March - April). Rome, Italy.
2009. El Papa Estornino (site specific work), CURA project room at Cura, Rome, Italy.
2009. Allí donde está la caza, Luis Gaspar Art Gallery (June). Madrid, Spain.
2009. Anthropofungo, Marre Moerel Art&Design Studio (February). Madrid, Spain.
2008. Ovillos, Obra gráfica, Democrazy Drawing Gallery (June). Madrid, Spain.
2006. Carácteres Manchados. SINSENTIDO Gallery (June). Madrid, Spain.


ART FAIRS (SELECTION)

2016. ESTAMPA / Matadero Madrid. Fernando Pradilla Art Galley, Madrid, Spain.
2016. APERARTE. Palazzo Forti, DATA BASE, Carrara, Italy.
2016. OTRA PUTA FERIA MÁS, MAD 16. Galería 6+1, Madrid, Spain.
2015. SUMMA Art Fair 2015. Fernando Pradilla Art Galley, Madrid, Spain.
2015. PALMAPHOTO 2015: “PAISATGES EMPÍRICS”. Espacio Comerciants de Núvols, Addaya Centre D'art Contemporani, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2014. MIA&D ART FAIR SINGAPORE, International Photography and Design FAIR. Duomo Gallery + DATABASE Carrara (October) Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.
2014. JUSTMAD(5), Contemporary Art Fair, Fernando Pradilla art Galley, Madrid, Spain.
2013. TRIENAL NO ALENTEJO. Evora-Lisboa-Monsaraz (Abril-Octubre), Portugal.
2013. ARCO 2013, Paddle 8 Stand. Madrid, Spain.
2012. JUST MAD MIAMI, José Robles Art Gallery, USA.
2012. JUSTMAD(4), Contemporary Art Fair. José Robles Art Gallery. Madrid, Spain.
2011. JUSTMAD(3) Contemporary Art Fair. José Robles Art Gallery. Madrid, Spain.
2010. StEP09. Museum of Science and Technology. CO2 Contemporary Art Gallery. Milan, Italy.
2010. ACCADEMIA DELLE ACCADEMIE, Road to Contemporany Art, Roma, Italy.
2010. FIERA DI ROMA / SOLO PROJECT. Royal Academy of Spain in Rome. Roma, Italy.

COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2016. MAPAMUNDISTAS_ El diccionario. Ciudadela, Sala de Armas (Oct-Nov), Pamplona, Spain.
2015. EL LLANO SIGUE EN LLAMAS, 17 actions of resistance to the revolution. Festival of Contemporary Art in Saltillo, Coahuila (October) and MUCA ROMA, Mexico DF (November), Mexico.
2015. UNDERDOG, Herrero de Tejada Contemporary Art Gallery (October-November). Madrid, Spain.
2015. FINAL. SC Gallery (March), Bilbao, Spain.
2015. Premi Ciutat de Palma Antoni Gelabert d'Arts Visuals 2014. Casal Solleric (January-February), Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2014. With Small Words, VIENA Kunsthalle ·WUK· Vienna Art Week, (Nov-December) Vienna, Austria.
2014. Lenguajes en papel V, Fernando Pradilla art Gallery, (December-January) Madrid, Spain.
2014. TWIN GALLERY 2014-2015, Twin Gallery (September), Madrid, Spain.
2014. TIEMPO DE PROGRESO, Museo Barjola (July to September), Gijón, Spain.
2014. COLLAGE (a3 Bandas) Twin Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
2014. EL PAISAJE ORTOPÉDICO, Twin Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
2014. Lenguajes en papel IV, Fernando Pradilla art Gallery, Madrid, Spain.
2013. HIGH SOCIETY. Pelaires Centro Cultural Contemporáneo. Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2013. MARCA ESPAÑA. Europe Creative Center ECC. Berlin, Germany.
2013. Viva Collections on Tour. Video Art VIVA Festival, Lázaro Galdiano Museum. Madrid, Spain.
2013. Ante nuestros ojos. Screen LOOP-Barcelona Festival of video art, Spain.
2013. Fotocopia Europea. Photo Festival. Reggio Emila, Italy.
2013. Me, Myself and I. V Pilar y Andrés Centenera Jaraba Contemporary Drawing Contest. Sala La Lonja, MATADERO Madrid, Spain.
2013. #SomosGunter, GUNTER Gallery. Madrid, Spain
2013. Gabinete de Curiosidades. PAC & Galería de Arte Pilar Cubillo. Spain.
2013. DIN A33, Louis 21 Art Gallery (January). Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2012. In to the space. Jeong Mungyu Museum. Ansan, South Korea.
2012. Tracey Moberly: Tweet Me Up!, TATE MODERN (The Tanks), London, England.
2012. Viva Collections on Tour. Video Art VIVA Festival, Caixa Forum Museum, Madrid, Spain.
2012. Extrarradio, Mustang Art Gallery & Espacio Crea. Elche, Alicante, Spain.
2011. Landscapes. Gyeonggi Creation Center. Seoul, South Korea.
2011. Aventuras de líneas. Galería Eva Ruiz. Comisario Juan Manuel Bonet. Madrid, Spain.
2011. Wet Paint. Louis 21 Art Gallery. Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2011. CRIDA Open-day, Palma Espai d?Art Foundation. Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
2010. Agita. Artmbassy Art Gallery. Berlin, Germany.
2010. El Jardín de la Buena Dicha. Intervention in Plaza de la Luna during “The White night”, Madrid, Spain.
2010. Transit. Final Show. Royal Academy of Spain in Rome. Roma, Italy.
2010. The Vagabond can?t draw. Spazi Aperti, Accademia di Romania, Roma, Italy.
2010. 20eventi: Arte Contemporanea en Sabina, Italy.
2010. CIRCO: Videoarte en CUBA: First Exhibition of Video Creation in Havana. Cuba.
2009. CLONE Exhibition. Montana Gallery, Seville Spain.
2008. INK 01. Internacional Illustration Rally 2008. Bilbao, Spain.
2006. Blood, Sweat & Tires, Part 1. Servicio-Ejecutivo ART Gallery, Brooklyn, USA.
2006. Blood, Sweat & Tires, Part 2. NETWORK ART Gallery, Los Angeles, USA.
2004. Tras La Trastienda. Following behind the scenes. Círculo de Bellas Artes. Madrid, Spain.
2004. Thinking about the meaning of life. Krakowski Festiwal Filmowy, Cervantesa Instytut, Warsaw, Poland.
2003. 2o Festival EDICIÓN Madrid, Palacio de las Tentaciones, Madrid, Spain.
2001. COMPUTERLOVE, Maison du Spectacle, Brussels Royaume de Belgique, Belgium.
1999. Avatar affair. Teckne Museum for Interaction. Taideteollinen Korkeakoulu, Helsinki, Finland.


ARTIST BOOKS

• Morilla, Santiago, “Manual de Ortografía Equina”. Ajuntament de Manacor, Departament de Cultura, Madrid, 2014.
• Morilla, Santiago, “Un aviso a Navegantes”, Artist-book. Retrovisor Publishing, Madrid, 2012.
• Morilla, Santiago, “Ornamento y Detonación”. Museo ABC y TF. Editores, Madrid 2011.
• Morilla, Santiago, “Los límites del paisaje”, Artist-book. Retrovisor Publishing, Madrid, 2010.
• Morilla, Santiago, “Nidi”, Artist-book. Cura Publishing, Roma, 2010.
• Morilla, Santiago, Obra gráfica, Catalog. Luis Gaspar Art Gallery Ed, Madrid, 2009.
• Morilla, Santiago, “Primera Línea de Playa”, Madrid: Blur, 2007.
• Morilla, Santiago, Papel, papel o tijera, (ñ)shots, Madrid: Blur, 2006.
• Morilla, Santiago y Orsenna, Erik, Tidings from the isle of flight, Paris: Ed. Stock, 2005.


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

• Gyeonggi Cultural Fundation & Gyeonggi Creation Center, Seoul, South Korea.
• GMoMA, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, South Korea.
• Palazzo Collicola Arte Visive Museum Permanent Collection, Spoleto, Italy.
• ABC Museum of Drawing and Illustration, Madrid, Spain.
• Museo del Marmo, Carrara, Italy.
• Spanish Royal Academy in Rome, Italy.
• PALMA SPAI d’ART, Palma de Mallorca, Spain.
• Ajuntament de Manacor, Mallorca, Spain.
• TAIK, University of Art and Design Helsinki Collection, Finland
• Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain.
• CO2 Contemporary Art Gallery Collection, Rome, Italy.
• Emilio Pi y Helena Fernandino VIDEO Art Collection, Spain
• Pilar y Andrés Centenera Jaraba Contemporary Drawing Foundation, Spain
• CO2 Contemporary Art Gallery, Roma, Italy.
• Viva Collections on Tour, Contemporary VIDEO Art Collection, Spain.
• SCARPIA Contemporary Art Collection, El Carpio, Córdoba, Spain.