PILAR VIVIENTE

Professor Ph.D. at the Faculty of Fine Arts, UMH. in Altea, España

PILAR VIVIENTE

Professor Ph.D. at the Faculty of Fine Arts, UMH. in Altea, España

Maria Pilar Viviente Solé - 1958 Spanish | Mixed Media Multidisciplinary Artist. Painter, Visual Artist, Pianist-Composer, Writer.

She is a multidisciplinary artist belonging to the "reflective generation" that came to prominence in Spain towards the end of the 80s and beginning of the 90s. Awarded with the Award for the Best National Degree (1987) and the FPI Dissertation Research Fellowship (1988-1992), she has received numerous awards and grants. Doctor from the University of Barcelona (1993) and InSEA member (UNESCO), she is lecturer and doctoral advisor at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Altea Campus, University Miguel Hernandez - UMH, Elche, Spain, since 1998, where she has taught Drawing and Photography and has directed doctoral theses. She has been Director of the Drawing Area (7 years) and International Relation Office (2 years).

She has published hundreds of articles and essays both national and international: daily newspapers as Grupo Noticias; magazines as Arte Omega, La Brecha, Km 0, El Temps d'Art, Socialist Factor; academic journals as Arte, Individuo y Sociedad, Reencuentro: Análisis de problemas universitarios, Visual Culture & Gender, UMH Sapiens; exbibition catalogs and proceedings books, among others. Also she has curated several artshows.

From 1985 till now she has put on over a hundred national and international exhibitions in galleries and museums, taking part in Biennales and Fairs. Her work is represented in important Museums as MACBA and Private and Public Collections all over the world, and is currently on sale at the following ART GALLERIES: MAEGHT, Paris. JORGE ALCOLEA, Madrid. THE KLAUS KRAMER LTD. CONTEMPORARY ART. Contempera, Schiphol-Rijk Amsterdam. ART ETERNE, New Delhi. CORTABITARTE, Soria. SOUTHFIELDS GALLERY, London.

COLLECTIONS (Selection)
MACBA Museo d'Art Contemporani, Barcelona. Hotel Arts Barcelona. IEC Institut d'Estudis Catalans, Barcelona. The Progressive Corporation Collection, New York. Fundation Satsuma, Paris. Fundación Fernando el Católico, Zaragoza. MGEC Museo del Grabado Español Contemporáneo, Marbella. CAI, Zaragoza. Ministerio de Cultura, Madrid. Venusberg Museum, Frankfurt. Universidad de Barcelona. Universidad de Zaragoza. Universidad Miguel Hernández, Elche.

At the moment she is the Spanish Contributor Editor of Socialist Factor, an international monthly English magazine. Also she is Agent of Peace, WOMAN of ACTION and VOW Ambassador.