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EDUCATION

2012-2014 MFA in Crafts, Jewellery and Corpus, professor Karen Pontoppidan. Ädellab - Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. Stockholm, Sweden.

1999- 2001 BFA in Visual Arts, professor Ricardo Loebell. University of Playa Ancha, Valparaíso. Chile

Graduated with Honours in 2011.

2007-2010 Higher Degree of Fine Arts and Design. Senior Technical of Arts and Design in Artistic Jewellery, professor Ramón Puig Cuyás. Massana School of Arts and Design, Barcelona, Spain.

WORKSHOPS

2013 “In Between”, Iris Bodemer. Stockholm, SE.

2013 "Still Life", Karen Pontoppidan and David Clarke, Stockholm, SE.
2012 “Yellow Workshop, Wearing the World”, Pravu Mazumdar, Damian Skinner. Stockholm, SE. 

2010 “Hate / Love”, Ruudt Peters, Santiago de Chile, CL. 

2006-2007 Techniques skive precious stones, Escola Massana. Barcelona, SP. 

2004-2008 Vitreous Enamel, Escola Massana. Barcelona, SP. 

2003-2004 Fine Jewellery Techniques, JORGC, Official School of Jewellers, Goldsmiths-Silversmiths, Watchmakers and Gemologists of Catalunya, SP.

AiR - ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 

From November 2013 until May 2014. KKV Konstsnärernas Kollektivverkstad i Nacka, Stockholm, Sweden.

AWARDS & GRANTS

2014 Graduate Award, Konstfack Stipendium, Rector Maria Lantz, Stockholm, SE. 

Selected in the Marzee International Graduation Show, Galerie Marzee.

Nijmegen, NL. 

2013 Selected in the Beijing International Jewellery Art Biennale. Millennium

Museum of Contemporary Art. Beijing, China.

2011 Selected in TALENTE 2011, The International Trade Fair for Skilled Trades. Munich, DE.

2010 Invited to be part of ICVEA, International Contemporary Vitreous Enamel Archive, University of West of Bristol, UK.

2010 Selected in the Marzee International Graduation Show, Galerie Marzee.

Nijmegen, NL.

2010 Selected in the Biennale New Traditional Jewellery «True Colors », Sieraad Fair, 

Amsterdam, NL.

2003 Special Prize Jewellery «ARTFAD Award» Capella's FAD, The Arts and Design Promotion of Barcelona, ES.

2001 Scholarship «Academic excellence » Education Ministry. UPLA University, CL.

2000 First Prize « X Annual Art » at the Faculty of Arts at the UPLA University, CL.

1999 Scholarship «Visual Arts Talent » Universidad de Playa Ancha. Valparaiso, CL.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

2015 Public Jewellery Collection, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm. Sweden.

2010 Artistic Fund of Massana School of Art, Craft and Design , Barcelona, SP.

2001 Artistic Fund Department of Visual Arts, Universidad de Playa Ancha, Chile.

WORK EXPERIENCE 

2017 Guest Lecturer, Vitreus Enamel Techniques applied to Jewellery, Intensive course at Jewellery School Claudia Correa, Santiago de Chile, CL

2016 Assistant Designer for Thisispaper Studio. Warsaw. PL

2015 Management of Bórax08001 Jewellery Collective Doing theoretical research, creating and organising lectures, public interventions and exhibitions, as well as organising internally the non profit international Jewellery Collective. 

2005 - Present. Art Jewellery Designer. Experience in creating and producing unique jewellery collections sold internationally. 

2013 Guest Lecturer Enamel Workshop. KKV, Konstsnärernas Kollektivverkstad i Nacka, Stockholm, Sweden. I conducted an intensive technical enamel course during a AiR ( six months Artist in Residence). 

2011- 2013 Freelance Designer, commissioned Jewellery Collections for Casa Batlló Museum Gaudí Barcelona , Spain. 

2005-2007. Freelance Designer, Noventa Grados, Concept Store, San Sebastian Donostia - Spain. Design development of accessories, jewellery and related products.

2003-2007. Sales and Marketing Assistant, MuñozVrandecic S.L Assisting the sales and promotion of the brand, contacting costumers and press during the MFW, PFW and from the main office in Barcelona. Muñoz Vrandecic is a haute couture accessories brand established in Barcelona that present collections 4 times a year during the MFW, PFW. Designs are sold in some of the world’s leading retail boutiques in Paris, New York, London, Milan. 

2003-2007. Shoe and Accessories Assistant Designer, MuñozVrandecic S.L, Barcelona, Spain. Assisting the design and production of leather shoes, bags and related accessories developing deep knowledge in hand crafted leather products, textiles and all closures and metal adornments.

2000-2002. Assistant Professor of Drawing and Printmaking Techniques. UPLA University Valparaíso, Chile. Teaching together with Professor Claudia Cataldo of the mandatory drawing course at the Department of BFA in Visual Arts. 

Several collections of Unique Jewellery has been sold at the following galleries and concept stores: 

Charon Kransen Arts Gallery, New York, USA. 

SOFA Chicago, New York, Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY . USA.

Art Basel Miami at Red Dot Fair, Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. NY. USA.

Aaron Faber Gallery, New York, USA. 

Velvet Da Vinci Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Marzee Gallery, Nijmegen, Nederland. 

Salón WHITE, Milán, Italy. 

Showroom Romeo, Paris. France.

Comité, Barcelona, Spain.

Noventa Grados, San Sebastián - Donostia, Spain. 

Casa Batlló, Museum, Barcelona, Spain.

Gimeno Joyas y Relojes, Valparaíso, Chile. 

LECTURES/WORKSHOPS

2017 " Vitreous Enamel Techniques applied to Jewellery" Workshop at Jewellery School Claudia Correa, Santiago de Chile, CL

2016 "Creating Community" // Local Hubs of the Contemporary Jewellery World,organised by Current Obsession Magazine, during the Schmuck Jewellery week, at Lost Weekend. Munich, DE. Saturday, February 27th 2016.

2015 "Cooperation, collaboration, new forms of arts", Talking about Borax08001, Lecture Jewellery Conferences organised by Teesside University at MIMA, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, UK.

2014 "Bórax08001, Jewellery Displaced“ Lecture, International Seminar “New Adventures in Jewellery”, HDK School of Design and Craft, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. 

“Performing Jewellery” Lecture, Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Fransisco CA, USA.

AiR Lecture, KKV, Konstsnärernas Kollektivverkstad i Nacka, Stockholm, Sweden.

Workshop: “Enamel Techniques” at KKV, Konstsnärernas Kollektivverkstad i Nacka, Stockholm, Sweden.

2013 “A never ending journey” , Lecture as part of the exhibition “Think Twice; New Latin American Jewellery”. Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design. Tallinn, Estonia. 

2012 "Mobility in contemporary jewellery” Project “Oh My!”. Lecture, MuVIM, Museo de la Illustració i la Modernitat de Valencia,ES.

“Bórax08001” Lecture, Escola Massana. Barcelona, ES.

“Bórax, Qué tienes entre las manos?”Lecture, MuVIM, Valencia , ES

2010 "Art or Jewellery?” Lecture, 4 Cultural Center, El Pulpito. Barcelona, SP.

ORGANISATION · COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

2015 « Project: What Do you Have in Your Hands? Bórax08001 & Friends ». JOYA, Barcelona Jewellery Fair, Barcelona, ES.

2013 « Intervention Bórax08001, Jewellery Displaced Paris ». Art Direction. Circuit Bijoux 2013, France.

2011 « Jewellery Displaced » collective Bórax08001, Art Direction, B-Side Festival Amsterdam. Nederland.

2010 What do you have in your hands? International public interventions of the Collective Bórax08001. Art Direction 

Co-founder & Member of BÓRAX0800, International Jewellery Collective.

Since 2015 Creative Director of Collective Bórax08001. 

SOLO EXHIBITION

2010 « Portable Objects » Renzo Peccenino Foundation, Museum. Valparaíso. CL.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

"Open Space, Mind Maps, positions in contemporary jewellery" Nationalmuseum, Kulturhuset Curated by Dr. Ellen Maurer Zilioli. Stockholm, SE

"Identity Transfer" as part of Smyckekonst 2016, Gallery Sebastian Schildt + Stockholm. SE

2015

«Borax08001, Five Years » Sala Blava, Escola Massana, Off Joya, Barcelona, ES

«Arritmia » Borax08001, Amaranto Gallery, Barcelona, SP.

«Art Palm Beach Fair 2015 » Represented by Gallery Charon Kransen Arts NY. Florida USA.

«Palabras, Objetos, Lugares » Instituto Cervantes, Stockholm, Sweden.

2014

« Émaux at This Moment »Contemporary enamel jewellery and objects, curated by Jamie Bennett. Galerie Noel Guyomarc'h, Montreal, Canada.

« A Sense of Place » Ädellab 10 Years Anniversary Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design. Stockholm, Sweden.

« International Graduation Show 2014 » Marzee Gallery, Nijmegen, NL.

« Delirio y Cordura » Velvet da Vinci Gallery, San Fransisco, CA. USA.

« Unravel & Sophisticate » Lamar Dodd School of Arts, University of Georgia, USA.

« Efecto de Enseñanza » Retrospective, 12 Years Academic Engraving Class, UPLA University, Sala Punta Angeles, Valparaíso Chile. 

« Spring Exhibition- Vårutställning » Degree Show, Konstfack, University College of Arts, Crafts and Design Stockholm, SE.

« Skymning » Ggallery, Houston, Texas. USA.

« Function? remains, indications, traces and fragments » School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University, UK.

« Think Twice; New Latin American Jewellery » Arocena Art Museum. Torreón, Mexico. 

2013 

« Beijing International Jewelry Art Biennale ».Millennium Monument Museum of Contemporary Art. Beijing, China.

« Intervention Bórax08001, Jewellery Displaced Paris» . Circuit Bijoux 2013, France. 

« Bórax08001 » Circuit Bijoux Paris, France. 

« Think Twice; New Latin American Jewellery ». Nave Generadores, Parque Fundidora Art Complex, Monterrey, México.

« Delirio y Cordura » Cultural Center of Scuola Italiana, Sala Terracota. Santiago, Chile.

« Think Twice; New Latin American Jewellery ». Estonian Museum of Applied Art and Design. Tallinn, Estonia. 

« Bórax08001 » Goldschmiede Haus, Hanau, Germany.

« ArtPalmBeach Fair » Represented by Charon Kransen Arts NY.

2012

« Art Basel Miami at Red Dot Fair » Represented by Charon Kransen Arts NY.

« SOFA Chicago » Represented by Charon Kransen Arts NY. 19th Sculpture Objects & Functional Art fair. Chicago, USA.

« SOFA New York » Represented by Charon Kransen Arts. 15th Sculpture Objects & Functional Art fair. New York, USA.

« Oh My! » Institut Français, . As part of Melting Point’s events .Valencia, ES.

« Bórax08001 & Viruthiers, Instint Col·lectiu » OCTUBRE Contemporary Cultural Centre of Valencia. As part of “Melting Point”. Valencia, ES.

« Die Renaissance des Emallierens » Galerie Handwerk, schmuck´s week, Munich, DE

« Barcelona, Barcelona » Villa Bengel, Idar- Oberstein, DE.

« Spain’s Jewelry Hotspot. The Massana School in Barcelona » on-line exhibition at 

Crafthause and AJF, Art Jewelry Forum, website.

2011 

« Surface & Substance » International Contemporary Enamel Jewellery, curated by Jessica Turrell, CAA, 

Contemporary Applied Art Gallery, Electrum Gallery London and Ruthin Craft Centre, Art Council of Wales. UK.

« In Line/ In Metal » Aaron Faber Gallery, New York. USA.

« SOFA Chicago » Represented by Aaron Faber Gallery, 18th Sculpture Objects & Functional Art fair. Chicago, USA.

« Jewellery Displaced » collective Bórax08001, B-Side Festival Amsterdam. NL.

« A, B, C . Creative Codes » GAM, Museo Gabriela Mistral. Santiago, CL

« Oh My! Itinerant Project » Curated by Nelly van Oost. FR

« Genial, New Spanish Jewellery » Velvet da Vinci Gallery. San Francisco, CA. USA.

« Think Again: New Latin American Jewellery » Bellevue Art Museum, Seattle. USA.

« Starting Line 2 » Gallery Amaranto Joies, Barcelona. SP.

« TALENTE 2011 » Handwerkskammer fur Munchen und Oberbayern. Munich, DE.

« LOOK » Curated by Ruudt Peters, Caroline van Hoek Gallery. Munich, DE.

« BÓRAX08001 » WCC‐BF, World Craft Council, Mons. BE.

2010 

« Think Again: New Latin American Jewellery », MAD Museum. New York. USA.

« New Traditional Jewellery » SIERAAD Fair, Amsterdam. The Nederland / Villa Bengel, Idar‐ Oberstain, DE. MMKA, Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, NL.

« Marzee International Graduation Show » Gallery Marzee, Nijmegen, NL.

« Initial Project » Escola Massana. Barcelona. SP.

« Cairo Forum 2010 » Economic Development & Cultural Heritage, Arts &Crafts. EG. 

« From the womb to Print » women printmakers, Serena University, CL.

« Creative Connection » Escola Massana 80 years, Handicraft Center of Catalonia, SP.

2009 

« Carles Codina and three student of Escola Massana » Ceppi Gallery, Santiago.CL.

2008 

« Les Joies del Liceu » Teatro Liceu, Barcelona. SP.

« Students of the Department of Artistic Jewellery » Annual Student Show, Escola 

Massana. Barcelona. SP.

2004 « Artivismos, Ciudad y Micropolítica », Festival La Frontera, Zaragoza, SP.

2003 « ARTFAD Awards » Capella's FAD, Barcelona. SP.

2002 « Ebent02 » International Performance Festival. CCCB, Barcelona. SP.

First meeting of Latin American Performance Artists » Valparaíso, CL-SP.

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS & PRESS

2016

« NEW NECKLACES », Promopress Publishers, page 143.  Barcelona, SP. 

« LA NUEVA GENERACIÓN DE ORFEBRES » Magazine YA, Anniversary Edition,  El Mercurio de Santiago, National Chilean Newspaper, Chile, October 25th. 

« JOYERÍA CONTEMPORÁNEA DESDE LA PERSPECTIVA DE CAROLINA GIMENO » Interview featured at MODA.CL by journalist Teresa Hinostroza, Chile, April 29th. 

« INTERVIEW FEATURED AT VISTE LA CALLE »  by journalist Ignacia Inostroza, Chile, April 18th. 

« SMYCKEN SOM SNIPPOR, SNOPPAR OCH SAGOR » DN Dagens Nyheter, National Swedish Newspaper, Sweden,  March 27th. 

« UTVALT: TIO EXEMPEL PÅ VILD SMYCKESKONST » SVD, Svenska Dagblådet, National Swedish Newspaper, Sweden.

« OPEN SPACE, MIND MAPS. Positions in Contemporary Jewellery » , Editor: Nationalmuseum Stockholm, texts by Ellen Maurer Ziliol and Inger Wästberg. Arnoldsche Art Publishers. Germany. 

« IDENTITY TRANSFER », Catalog, Exhibition at Sebastian Schildt + Gallery, Stockholm, SE.

2014

« ÉCLAT, Masters of New Jewelry Design» Promopress Publishers. page 84-85. Barcelona, SP.

« Arte Portátil » Casas magazine, Issue September, page 36-37. CL

« Arte al Cuerpo» featured at MasDeco magazine, Chilean National Newspaper “La Segunda”, page 58-59. Saturday 21st of June 2014. CL.

« Marzee International Graduation Show 2014 » Catalogue of the exhibition , Gallery MARZEE. Nijmegen, NL

2013 « Jewellery Designer Profile » Featured at the issue of July, VOGUE UK magazine. 

« Técnicas del Metal », Aula de Joyería. Parramón Publishers, Spain.

2012 « Push Jewellery, 30 artist exploring the bounderies of jewelry »  Larks Books, USA.

“Trasladarse una inyección al prosceso creativo” Orfebre Magazine Nº6 , Santiago de Chile.

2011 « Surface & Substance »  International Contemporary Enamel Jewellery, CataloguePublished by Ruthin Craft Centre. Art Council of Wales. UK.

« TALENTE 2011 » Catalogue. The International Trade Fair for Skilled Trades, Münich, Germany. DE.

World One International Watch and Jewellery Journal » Magazine. March 2011, DE. 

BÓRAX08001 » Catalogue of the exhibition at World Craft Council, Ed. WCC‐BF. Mons, BE.

« Marzee International Graduation Show 2010 » Catalogue of the exhibition , Gallery MARZEE. Nijmegen, NL.

2006 « Esta chica es una Joya » Featured at magazine “Tendencies”, Spanish National newspaper El Mundo, published on Friday 5th of May, Barcelona, SP.

2005 « Confront your icon » About Action and Performance Art.Ed ESN‐CITRUS‐Ex Teresa. CL.