Gemma Draper

Biografie

2007 - 2009 Master of Fine Arts - Cranbrook Academy of Art, Prof. Iris Eichenberg, Bloomfield Hills, MI. US
seit 2002 Lebt und arbeitet als freie Künstlerin in Barcelona; Lehrtätigkeiten international;
1999 - 2003 Graduation - Plastic Arts and Design, Major: Jewellery, Massana School, Barcelona
1997 - 1999 Artistic Jewellery, Llotja School, Barcelona
1992 - 1997 Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy, Autonomous University of Barcelona
1971 Geboren in Barcelona, Spanien

Einzelausstellungen

2008 parties under bridges, Galerie Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam
2006 cordial changes, Galleria Norsu, Helsinki
2005 bliss-à-bliss, Galeria Al65, Vilanova i la Geltrú Barcelona
2004 aflordepiel, Galeria Alea, Barcelona

Gruppenausstellungen

2008 Hand to Hand, MUDAC, Lausanne; COLLECT, Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Detroit Artists Market Scholarship and Exhibition Program, Cranbrook
2007 SOFA Fair Chicago. (US); Dual Exhibition, Ornamentum Gallery, Hudson, NY. (US); Think Tank 04 Symposium: Gift, Spanish contemporary jewellery, Galeria Rantapaja, Lappeenranta; New concepts, new languages, new gallery, Klimt02 Gallery, Barcelona; New Horizons, Art Gallery Rob Koudijs, Amsterdam (Holland); Giolleria Contemporanea, Oratorio di San Rocco, Padova (Italy); Schmuck '07, 59th International Trade Fair, Munich (Germany)
2006 Francoise van den Bosch Foundation.Contemporaries and young talents, CODA Museum, Apeldoorn; Johalria contemporanea, Pedras e Pêssegos, Porto; BUE-BOG-BCN gestos sobre el cuerpo, CCEBA, Buenos Aires; Group show of work from Barcelona, Galerie Noel Guyomarch, Montréal
2005 BCN, Jewellery Factory, Craft & Design Centre, Manchester, Bluecoat DisplayCentre, Liverpool; 2e.Triennal du Bijoux Contemporain, Musée de l'orfèvrerie, Seneffe; The Nomad Room, Contemporary Jewellery, Intimate Space and Public Domain, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisboa; XVII international jewellery symposium, Turnov
2004 T-shirt , Forvm Ferlandina, Barcelona; la schmuckeria, Galerie 32, Karlsruhe; Sideraden uit Spanje, Galerie Beeld&Aambeeld, Enschelde
2003 Nòmades de la Memòria, Escola Massana al FAD, Barcelona; Peu de reina itinerant: Barcelona, Madrid, León, Buenos Aires; Nachstücke, Gallery Friends of Carlotta, Zürich; Srebrne szkoly, Gallery Sztuki, Legnica
2002 L'ornement est-il toujours un crime?, HÉAA, Ginebra; Natur und Zeit, Deutches Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau

Preise und Stipendien

2008 Robert H. Daisley Memorial, Cranbrook Merit Scholarship; Annual Scholarship Awards & Exhibition, Detroit Artists Market; SNAG Endowment Honorable Mention
2007 Award for artistic research for the project Healing Cuts, Generalitat de Catalunya
2006 - 2007 Artist in Residence, Rantapaja Studio, South Carelia Polytechnic, Lappeenranta (Finland)
2005 Award for artists traveling abroad, Institut Ramon Llull, Generalitat de Catalunya
2003 Scholarship Carta Blanca-Any del disseny for the project The body of this jewel, Diputatión de Barcelona and FAD, Prizes ARTFAD, Jury's special mention
2001 Prizes Enjoia't, First prize-Installation on the body