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JORDI ALFARO

Exhibitions

  • 2012   Sopa Fine Arts, "Verge" Solo Exhibition, Kelowna, BC
    2012   Mysteria Gallery, “Pulse”, Solo Exhibition, Regina, SK
  • 2011   Thousand Miles Apart Conference*, Winnipeg, MB
  • 2010   Thousand Miles Apart Conference*, Red Deer, AB
  • 2009   “All I Want For Christmas…”, Sopa Fine Arts*, Kelowna, BC
  • 2007   “Stem and Sentinel”, Sopa Fine Arts*, (with S. Hunston), Kelowna, BC
  • 2005   “Raison D’Etre”, Art Gallery of Sudbury, (3 person show), Sudbury, ON
  • 2004   “A Mix, Menagerie & Cornucopia”, Outworks Gallery*, Winnipeg, MB
    2004   Roy G. Biv Gallery, (3 person show), Columbus, OH, USA
  • 2003   “Art in the Garden”, American Craft Gallery*, Cleveland, OH, USA
  • 2002   “Inusual”, Centro Catalana Artesania*, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2001   “Jordi Alfaro” Helen Glass Ctr, University of Manitoba, Solo Exhibition
    2001   “Expo Art”, Recinto Ferrial de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • 1998   “Nuevos Travajos”, Sala Municipal, Santa Perpetua, Spain
  • 1982   “Dibujo-Escultura”, Sala de Biblioteque Municipal, Benidor, Spain
  • 1981   “Jordi Alfaro: Escultura”, El Pasaje, Sevilla, Spain

Invited Artist

  • 2010 - 2012 Visiting Artist in Residence, University of Regina, Regina, SK
  • 2008 Visiting Artist in Residence, Concordia University, Montreal, QC
  • 2005 Summer Workshop Artist, Art Gallery of Sudbury, Sudbury, ON
  • 2004 Artist in Residence, White Mountain Academy of the Arts, Elliot Lake, ON
    2004 Artist in Residence, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
    2004 Workshop and Lecturer, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Indiana, PA, USA
  • 2003 Visiting Instructor: Large Scale Ceramics, Ohio University, Athens, OH, USA
  • 2001 Artist in Residence, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
  • 1995 Lecturer, Wood Kiln Construction, Fundacion Artigas, Gallifa, Spain
  • 1993 Lecturer, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Professional Experience

  • 2011   Public Commission “The Meeting”, President’s Collection, University of Regina, Regina, SK

  • 2010   Private Commission, Fresh Fruit & Architecture, Montreal, QC
      • Designed & constructed ceramic sculpture for interior project

  • 2000-2005  Owner & operator, Galeria Estudio, Barcelona, Spain
      • Facilitated &  worked with visiting international artists in studio

  • 1993-2006  Consultant, Barry Flanagan Studio, Ibiza, Spain
      • Contracted as consultant & studio technician regarding ceramic processes & materials

  • 1982-2006  Owner & operator, Estudio Santa Perpetua, Santa Perpetua, Spain
      • Production & sales of ceramic ware
      • Ceramic Instructor
      • Facilitated & worked with visiting international artists

  • 1986-2006          Technical Assistant, Fundacio Artigas, Gallifa, Spain
      • Worked & consulted on small & large-scale projects including:
        • Tile mural, Cairo, Egypt,
        • Public artwork, London, England
        • Sculptures for the Miro Foundation, Majorca, Spain

  • 1997, 1998  Artist’s Assistant, Ramin Verhoeckx, Barcelona, Spain

  • 1995, 1998  Artist’s Studio Technician, Ana Corbero, Barcelona, Spain

Selected Permanent Collections

  • Anna Ho, USA
  • Barry Flanagan, Spain
  • Elsa Peretti, Elsa Peretti Foundation, Spain
  • Helen Glass Centre, University of Manitoba, Canada
  • Joe Bova, USA
  • Jordi Artigau, Spain
  • President’s Collection, University of Regina, Canada
  • Xavier Vega & Ester Luesma, Spain

Publications

  • 2011 “Mancha by Jordi Alfaro”, www.mocoloco.com, Aug 9, 2011
  • 2010 “A Bathroom Happening”, Montreal Gazette, Montreal, QC, Apr 8, 2010
  • 2002 “Jordi Alfaro”, Ceramica, Madrid, Spain. No. 82, 2002
  • 2000 “Jordi Alfaro”, Revista Arte, Barcelona, Spain, Spring 2000
  • 1983 “Jordi Alfaro y sus Ceramica”, Periodico de Benidorm, Spain. Jul 18, 1983

Education

1976 - Apprentice to Lluis Clapes

1975 - Escuela La Bisbal, La Bisbal, Spain

1974 - Escuela Manisses, Barcelona, Spain

Citizenship

Spanish Citizen
Canadian Permanent Resident

   
 
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