Beatriz Olabarrieta was born in Bilbao, Spain.

Lives and works in Berlin.

EDUCATION

2007 MA Sculpture, Royal College of Art, London
2004 BA (Hons) Sculpture, Wimbledon School of Art, London

2002 BA (Hons) Philosophy. Universidad de Deusto. Bilbao, Spain

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021

Coyote, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain (upcoming)


2020

Medium, Centro Centro, Madrid, Spain. Cur. Rafael Barber Cortell


2019

Stay twice, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany
Faces, Espai 13, Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain. Cur. Marc Navarro
Opening times Commission http://otdac.org (upcoming)


2018

Askthedust, BloomProjects, Museum of Contemporary Art of SantaBarbara, California, USA. cur. Alexandra Terry

New Clear Family, Frankfurt Am Main, Berlin


2017

Meeting With a Double Agent, Syntax, Lisbon
The Only Way Out is In, The Sunday Painter, London
Clever to Follow Goat, Antoine Levi, Paris
Book! don ́t tell me what to do, Parallel Oaxaca, Mexico City

 

2016  

DUMBBELLS, Saturdays Live, Serpentine Galleries, London
Pocketful, Platform Artist in Residence, Site Gallery, Sheffield

 

2015

Cosmic Clap, MOT International, London
Plot Bunny, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland Cur. By George Vasey

 

2014

Diagonal Z Jeans, Parallel Oaxaca, Oaxaca
Shifty Show, Cell Project Space, London
Pandora (two-person show) Casado Santapau,Madrid

 

2013

Ever Curve the weather, solo presentation with Mot International at Opening section, Arco, Madrid

 

2012

Scene 10 : What happens when all characters leave the stage, cur. by FormContent for the 7th Liverpool Biennal at Royal Standard, Liverpool
Motor Motor, Praxis Programme, Artium Museum, Vitoria
Foliage, MOT International, Brussels

 

2011

Inarticulado como esa planta que flota, Trayecto Gallery, Vitoria

 

2010

Artist Of The Day, Flowers Gallery, London

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020

Silenzio, Giorgio Galotti, Italy (upcoming)
The waserman kids, Et Al. San Francisco, CA
Counter Acts, Lethaby Gallery, London, UK

 

2019

Self preservation with or without applause, Primary, Miami 2019 The fountain show, Sun-DY, London, Uk

One night Stand, horse and pony, Berlin, Germany

 

2018

Freedom of purpose i, ViS, Hamburg, Germany

Les Bains Douches in Alençon, Normandy, France

Don't come in, Winterfeldtstrasse, Berlin

 Los Algoritmos suaves, Centre del Carme, Valencia

All The Beast, Antoine Levi, Paris
Under Over Through, Rita Urso, Milan

 

2017

Leaning Tower of Pisa, DXIX Projects, Los Angeles

¿PARA QUÉ?, Parque Galeria, Mexico City

Brace Brace, Percy Street. Cur. by Mark Barker and Angharad Davies), London
Assorted Paper, The Sunday Painter, London

 

2016  

All Over, Studio Leigh, London
Speaking in tongues, Helicotrema, Centrale Fies, Italy

 

2015

The boys the girls and the political, Lisson Gallery, London, cur. Hana Noorali and Lynton Talbot 2015 Sculpture in 4 parts, Grimmuseum, Berlin (Screening curated by Tatiana Echeverri Fernandez) 2015 Dirty Wellness, L’Atelier-KSR, Berlin. cur. Francesca Zedtwitz-Arnim and Liam Tickner

LAST NIGHT, cur. by Attilia Fattori Franchini for Parallel Oaxaca at Material Art Fair, Mexico city

 

2014

Paradigm Store, Howick Place, London
Have to Hand, by my Hand, oh Handyman, Flood, Dublin

 

2013

X-Operative, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge

The Fresh Air Collection, Space, London
Young London, V22, London
Jerwood Drawing Prize 2013, Jerwood Space, London
Landmark Seizures, Aid & Abet, Cambridge
Perdiendo los Papeles, Adora Calvo Gallery, Spain

 

2012

Accidental Purpose, Quad, Derby
Sleeping Upright, Nottingham New Contemporary, Nottingham
Swollen Jungle, Union Gallery, London (with Gorka Mohamed and David Ferrando Giraut)

 

2011

Hospitalarios, Sala Amárica, Vitoria-Gasteiz
At Home With The Ludskis, Rio Cinema, London
Horizon Hypnotique, French Riviera 1988, London

 

2010

2010 Project, MOT International, London
Fourth Way, 242 Cambridge Heath Road, London
Echo, Sequence #2, Koraalberg Projects, Antwerp
Stand Up, 70 County Street; Cul de sac, London

 

2008

Otro Espacio Gallery, Valencia
Incursiones/Excursiones, Trayecto Gallery, Spain

 

2007

Sonic Circuits Festival, Washington DC

 

2006

Blink, Gasworks, London, cur. by Saskia Olde-Wolbers, Haluk Akace and Nav HAQ

Amor de Maquina, Espacio Abisal, Bilbao
Max 10, Newlyn Art Gallery, Newlyn, UK

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

2019 Acción Cultural Española, Spain
2017 EMMA at Syntax, Lisbon
2016 Back to front space, Primary, Nottingham
2016 Joanna Drew Travel Bursary Award, UK
2015 Platform Artist in Residence, Site Gallery, Sheffield
2015 Arts Council Funding, UK
2014 Residency at Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City
2011 So Shape Like Roosters (collaborative project with Jenifer Evans), Eremuak Research Funding, Spain

2010 Residency Smart Project Space, Amsterdam
2009 Residency Grant, Fundacion Bilbaoarte, Bilbao
2008 EP Residency, Hoyeswerda, Germany
2007 Artist in Residence, Parco delle Madonie, Palermo
2006 Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris
2005-07 Funding for Master Studies abroad, Education dep., Basque Goverment, Spain