Marcos Covelo (Vigo, 1985)

STUDIES & GRANT TRAININGS

-Currently is developing his PhD on -Visual Arts and Creation- in the University of Vigo since 2017.
– Member of the research group DX7´s Faculty of Fine Arts from Pontevedra since 2017. (Spain)
– Journy Grant, into the Grants program of movibility to research members of the University of Vigo. Destination Portugal 2018.
 – Academic excellence award for a new studients of PhD of the University of Vigo, 2017/2018. (Spain)
– ERASMUS intership, Savvy Contemporary. – since 01/07/11 to 01/10/11- Berlin (Germany) 2011
– Master of Arte Contemporáneo, Creación & Investigación, Universidade de Vigo, Pontevedra 2010-2011
– Fine Arts graduate, Facultat de Belles Arts de Barcelona (U.B.) Barcelona 2010
– SÉNECA Grant, Facultade de Belas Artes de Pontevedra. Pontevedra 2010
– Cultural exchange England – China, participant of Media Art&Production – since 01/11/07 until 01/12/07-. Hongzou (China) 2007
– ERASMUS Grant, Coventry University Art&Design. Coventry (U.K.) 2007

RESIDENCIES, ART GRANTS Y PRIZES

2019
– 2º Prize, in the 11º Auditorio de Galicia Awards for young artists. Santiago de Compostela (Spain) 
2018
– University of Vigo´s prize on the section of painting. (Spain)
2017
– Zona ‘C’ prize, awared with the project O rapto de Europa, Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
2014
– Art residency Fundación Bienal de Cerveira 2014 – since 17th of October until 11th of November-, Vilanova de Cerveira (Portugal)
2010
Novos Valores 2010 Award-grant (Special prize of painting José Fernández López), Diputación de Pontevedra (Spain)
2009
– Award VIII Contest of Art, Diputación de Orense
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018
O rapto de Europa, Zona ‘C’ of Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
2015
The answers are blowin’ in the wind, Fundación Rac (Rosón arte contemporáneo), Pontevedra
2014
Ceci n’est pas un mur, Sala Alterarte de Orense, Comisario: Nono Bandera
 
COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS

2019
VIII International Prize of Visual Arts Obra Abierta, Foundation Caja Extremadura-Lieberbank. Plasencia (Spain)

11º Auditorio de Galicia Awards for young artists. Santiago de Compostela (Spain) 
2018
– XXIV Exhibition of Young Art in La Rioja, ESDIR gallery, Logroño (Spain) 
Pintura em três atos, Forum Cultural de Cerveira, Curator: Elisa Noronha, Vilanova de Cerveira (Portugal).
2017
– Award Isaac Díaz Pardo, Deputación da Coruña, A Coruña (Spain)
– Award Mardel Visual Arts, Centro del Carmen de Valencia (Spain)
Un rolo de papel continuo. Curator: Susana Cendán. Sala X de Pontevedra, Sede Afundación -A Coruña- y Sede Afundación -Vigo- (Spain)
2016
Sin Respeto, Combustión Espontánea Gallery, Madrid (Spain)
14º Mostra de Arte Gas Natural Fenosa, en el MAC (Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Gas Natural Fenosa), A Coruña (Spain)
Afinidades Selectivas 9, Colab with Nono Bandera. Casa da Cultura Galega. Vigo (Spain)
9º Prize Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
2015
Alrededor de una pasión, Centro Huarte de Pamplona, curator: Alicia Ventura. Pamplona, (Spain)
2014
8º Prize Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
2012
Afinidades Selectivas 5, Colab with Almudena Fernández Fariña. Casa da Cultura Galega. Vigo (Spain)
Prize Isaac Díaz Pardo, Deputación da Coruña, A Coruña (Spain)
7º Prize Auditorio de Galicia, Santiago de Compostela (Spain)
Friction! Show, Home Base Lab. BerlIn (Germany)
– Festival: NRVP (Nuevas Realidades Video-Políticas).
2011
XVI Bienal de Vilanova de Cerveira, Vilanova de Cerveira (Portugal)
TFM, Fundación Rac. (Fundación Rosón arte contemporáneo) Pontevedra. (Spain)
X Bienal de Lalín Pintor Laxeiro. Lalín (Spain)
2010
Novos Valores 2010. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Pontevedra, Pontevedra (Spain)
IKAS-ART, Bilbao (Spain)
2009
VIII Prize Artes Plásticas, Deputación de Ourense. Ourense (Spain)