ALBERT PINYA

Albert Pinya lives and works in Palma, he is an enfant terrible. Pinyas’s poetic is simple, energetic and dynamic. Through the use of drawing, painting, sculpture and installation he creates an imaginary full of figures and colours ... the Pinya’s Universe. He takes inspiration from movies, TV series and cartoons to make his art works. In 2016, Pinya won the Medal of Honor BMW Award and the Arco Madrid Prize from the Spanish Association of Critics. In 2007 he received the First Prize of the Art Jove, Illes Balears program and was selected by the Italian curator Achille Bonito Oliva to be part of the exhibition No more going on, The game's on, at the Vostell-Malpartida Museum, Cáceres, Spain. In 2008, he started to work internationally exhibiting in Europe, China and United States of America.
Recently, he has participated in exhibitions such as Towards a new paradigm at the Pelaires Contemporary Cultural Center (Palma de Mallorca, Spain); Hybridizations: the ghost of painting curated by Susana Sanz in the White Box in Beijing, China; Recent Works curated by Gianluca Ranzi at the MAC-Museum of Contemporary Art of Lissone, Monza, Italy; Micrografts (Bypass) curated by Tolo Cañellas at Es Baluard Museum of Contemporary Art, Palma de Mallorca, Spain; Seen and not seen in Baleares curated by Lorena Martínez de Corral in Matadero, Madrid, Spain; Lost in Chaos curated by Rossella Farinotti at the Palazzo delle Stelline, Milan, Italy; Proud to be a painter curated by Alberto Zanchetta at the gallery Allegra Ravizza, Lugano, Switzerland. He was a special guest artist at the 19th edition of the Hausacher Leselenz Poetry Fsacher Leselenz Poetry Festival curated by the poet José F. A. Oliver, Hausach, Germany in 2016.