Grants/Fellowships

2015    Joan Mitchell Foundation Award

2005    Rockefeller Foundation. Bellagio Center, Italy

2002    New York Foundation for the Arts

            Pollock-Krasner Foundation

2001   Creative Capital Foundation

            New York Foundation for the Arts

1994    Premio Navarra. Painting, Pamplona, Spain

1991    Pollock-Krasner Foundation

1988    Prix de Rome. Real Academia de Bellas Artes de España, Rome, Italy

1985    Senyera Print Award. City Council of Valencia, Spain

1984   Alfonso Roig Grant. Government of Valencia, Spain

1983    Grant for Young Artists. Spanish Ministry of Culture, Spain

 
Individual/Selected Exhibitions

2016    “My friends and other animals”, Travesía Cuatro, Madrid, Spain

2015    “Letters from Home: a rendez-vous”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

2014   “Letter of a Traveler”, Galeria Elvira Gonzalez, solo presentation at The

            Armory Show, New York, NY

            “Elena del Rivero”, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY

2013   “Rhapsody” (with Linn Meyers) Gering & Lopez, New York, NY

2011    “Chant”, New Museum, New York, NY

            “cedarliberty” (with Leslie McCleave) State Museum of Albany, NY

             “cedarliberty” (with Leslie McCleave) International Center of Photography. Curated by Carol Squiers, New York

            “Elena del Rivero”, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA

            “Flying Letters”, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, Spain

2010    “Flying letters”, Galeria Senda, Barcelona, Spain

            “A drawing fallen from the sky”, La Conservera, Murcia, Spain

            “Flying letters”*, Espacio AV, Murcia, Spain

2009   “Oeil d’âme”*, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, Spain

2008    “Home Suite”, with BRING LIGHT a sound piece by Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris. The Corcoran Gallery of Art, 

             Washington, D.C.

2007    “At Hand”*, with BRING LIGHT a sound piece by Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris. Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain

2006    “Darling: On Rembrandt”, Galería Elvira González *. Madrid, Spain

             “At Hand”*, with BRING LIGHT a sound piece by Lawrence D. “Butch” Morris. Institut Valenciá d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain

             “L’amour prope. Testimonio de la caverna”. Fundació La Caixa *

             “Broken Cloud”, Galeria Art Nueve, Murcia, Spain

2004    “HELOISE”, Dieu Donne Papermill, New York, NY

            “Nine Broken Letters”, Josee Bienvenue Gallery, New York, NY

            “BROKENCLOUD”, Galería Elvria González, Madrid, Spain

2002    “DOCUMENTACIONES”, Centro Histórico,* Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain

2001    “Sweet Home”, DV, San Sebastián, Spain

            “La Perfecta Casada”, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, Spain

            “[Swi:t] Home, Performance Drawings”, Drawing Center*, New York, NY

            “Las Hilanderas”, Dieu Donné Papermill*, New York, NY

            “Que Tenga Rejas de Bronce”, Window Project. Art in General*, New York, NY

2000    “Entredós”, Dept. Feminist Studies, Universidad Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

            “In Love”, with Tere Recarens. Galería Javier López, Madrid, Spain

1998    “Five Kept Letters…”, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Reina Sofía*, Madrid, Spain

1997    “Letters to the Mother”, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco. CA

            “Letter from the Bride”, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

            “Cartas”. Galeria Javier López, Madrid, Spain

1996    “Cartas”. Espacio Caja-Burgos*. Burgos, Spain

1995    “300 Letters to the Mother, V”, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

            “Elena del Rivero”. Museo de Navarra*, Pamplona, Spain

1993    “With Light”, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

            “Cartas y diarios”, Galeria Elba Benitez. Madrid, Spain

1991    “Elena del Rivero”, Mincher and Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Group/Selected Exhibitions

2016   "Whatever moves between us also moves the world in general", Murray Guy, New York

            "Radical Drawings”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York

            “Scenes with flat objects”, Travesía Cuatro, Guadalajara, México

           “ My father Avoids de Siren’s Songs”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York

            “I Need to Tell You Something: The Lost Art of Letter Writing and Communication Today”, Sun Valley for the Arts, 

             Sun Valley, Idaho.

            “RE-ACTION”, Planta Noble del Casal Solleric, Mallorca, Spain

2015    “Paper Trail: Contemporary prints, drawings and photographs from the collection”, Colby Museum of Art, 

             Waterville, Maine

            “Días de Vinilo: Una historia del diseño gráfico musical”, Museo Patio Herreriano. Curated by Javier Panera, 

             Valladolid, Spain

           “The Suspended Line”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

           “RE-ACTION”, Alonso y Marful work in progress, Museo Barjola, Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spain

2014   “Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists”, UB Anderson Gallery at the University of Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

           “Provisionals”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

           “Tiempos Abiertos: Fondos de la Colección Artium de Álava”, CEART, a collaboration with Domus Artium2002 (DA2), 

            Salamanca, Fuenlabrada-Madrid, Spain

            “Grabados del Taller de Óscar Manesi”, Galería Acanto, Almería, Spain

           “#1: Cartagena, First International Contemporary Art Biennial”, Cartagena de Indias, Colombia

2013    “STILL EM MOVIMENTO: Lição de Pintura”, Paco das Artes, Sao Paolo, Brasil

           “Art=Text=Art”, The Hafnarfjör∂ur Center of Fine Arts, Hafnarfjör∂ur, Iceland

           “Arte y Gastronomía, la cocina y la pintura”, Institut Valenciá d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain

            “Entre Bambalinas”, Institut Valenciá d’Art Modern. Valencia, Spain.

2012    “European Live Art Archive,” University of Girona, Girona, Spain

             “Art=Text=Art”, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

             “Genealogías feministas en el arte espanol, 1960-2010”, MUSAC, León, Spain

             “Identidad femenina en la colección del IVAM”, Museo de Arte Moderno, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011    “Drawn/Taped/Burned”, Katonah Museum of Art* in Katonah, New York

             “Art=Text=Art”, University of Richmond Museums, Richmond, Virginia

             “Resonances: Looking for Mr. McLuhan”, Pratt Galley, New York, NY

             “Figureas de la Exclusion”, Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain

2010    “Courier”*, University Art Museum, University of Albany, Albany, NY

             “Feeling what no longer is”*, A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009    “Heloïse perfundet Omnia Luce”, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain

             “Escultura Española Actual 200-2010”, Museo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain

            “Summer Shortcuts: a Drawing Forecast”, Josee Bienvenue Gallery, NY

            “FEM_09”, Trobada de Performance, Centre Cultural la Mercè, Universitat Girona, Girona, Spain

            “Nueva York: El papel de las últimas Vanguardias”, Museo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain

             Hilos de Modernidad: Tapices y alfombras de la Real Fábrica de Tapices”, Real Fábrica de Tapices, Madrid,

             "Tic-Tac”, ARTIUM de Álava. Alava, Spain

2008    “Nostalgia del Futuro. Homenaje a Renau”, Centro del Carme, Valencia, Spain

             “Linhas, Grelhas, Manchas, Palavras”. Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal. Travels to Museum Wiesbaden

             “Blanco roto”, Galería Elvria González, Madrid, Spain

2007    “What is a Line, Drawings from the Collection of Wynn Kramarsky”, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT

             “Lines, Grids, Stains, Words”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

             “La palabra imaginada. Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain

             “www dot creative-capital dot org”, The Natahn Cummings Foundation, New York, NY

             “A propósito de hombres y mujeres”. Instituto Cervantes, New York, NY and Instituto Cervantes, Chicago, Illinois.

2006    “Entre a palabra e a imaxe”, Fundacion Luis Seoane. Coruna, Spain

             “Threads of Memory”. Dorsky Gallery*, Margaret Mathews-Berenson, New York, NY

             “Katarsia. Garbikuntza errituak”. Bilduma V = Catarsis. Rituales de Purificación. “Colección V”, 

              ARTIUM de Álava. Alava, Spain

2005    “Dating Data’, Josee Bienvenue Gallery, New York, NY

             “Laboratorio de Genero”. Centro Cultural de Espana, Montevido, Uruguay

              “Drawing and painting”, Scott Cook Fine Art. New York, NY

              “Barrocos y Neobarrocos, El Infierno de lo bello”, DA 2 Domus Artium Palacio de Abrantes*, Salamanca, Spain

2004    “Encuentro entre dos colecciones, Arte Portugués y Español de los 90”, Fundaçao de Serralves, Porto, Portugal, 

              La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain

              “El arte dentro del arte”*. Universidad de Cordoba, Fundacion Botin, Cordoba, Spain

             “L’Art de la relacio”, Duoda. Capella de Sant Nicolau, Girona, Spain

             “Don’t call it performance”, Museo del Barrio. New York, NY

             “Don’t call it Performance”, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, Spain       

              “Book As Art”. National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.

             “Bellas Artes en el Siglo XX”, Atarazanas, Valencia, Spain

             “Fine Lines”, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

2003   “Newer Genres: Twenty Years of Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios” Jane

             Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

           “Don’t call it performance”, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia*, Madrid, Spain

           “Elena del Rivero: [Swi:t] Home”, Folio case by Rutgers Center for Innovation Print and Paper, 

             New Brunswick, NJ

            “Il Raconto del Filo: Ricamo e Cucito nell’Arte Contemporanea”, MART*, Rovereto, Italy

             “Miradas Complices”, CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

             “Personal Perspectives: The Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper Fellowship Exhibition”, 

              Mason Gross School of the Arts Galleries, New Brunswick, NJ

             “In the Making”, Gallery at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

             “Systems Now: A survey of recent systematic art”*. Elvehjem Museum of Art. Madison, WI

2002    “Entre Líneas”*. Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain

            “Microwave”, Josee Bienvenue/Christinerose Gallery, New York, NY

            “Gótico… pero Exótico”*, ARTIUM, Vitoria, Spain

            “Contemporary American Paper Artists: An Invitational Exhibition”, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

            “CONT-ACT (2) Percepcion”, Galeria Palma12, Barcelona, Spain

            “La Colección II. Arte en España desde 1960 hasta las actulidad = Il Bilduma”. ARTIUM de Álava. Alava, Spain

2001    “By Hand: Patterns, Precision, and Repetition in Contemporary Drawing”, University Museum*, 

              California State University, Long Beach, CA

            “Between Text and Textiles”, 123 Watts Gallery *, New York, NY

            “Spitting Image: Myth and Creation of Feminine Identity”, University of Connecticut, Stamford, CT

            “Rags to Riches: 25 Years of Paper Art from Dieu Donné”. Milwaukee Art Museum*

2000    “Microwave two”, 123 Watts Gallery*, New York, NY

             “Paper Trail, The Rutgers Summerfest 2000”, New Brunswick, NJ

            “Greater New York”* P.S.1 and Museum of Modern Art, P.S.1, New York, NY

            “M’escrius una Carta”, Museo Arte Contemporáneo*, Girona, Spain

1999    “Die Kunst der Linie Moglichkeiten des Graphischen”*, Landesgalerie Oberosterreich, Linz, Austria

             “Drawing is another kind of language”* The Parrish Museum, Water Mill, NY

            “At the Curve of the World”. Track 16*, Santa Monica, CA

            “Drawn to Scale”*, Wynn Kramarsky Space & Dieu Donné, New York, NY

             “All Dressed in White”, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY

             “Zeichnen ist eine andere Art von Sprache. Neure amerikanische Zeichnungen aus einer New Yorker. 

              Privatsammlung”* Akademie der Kunste, Berlin,

              “Cómo nos vemos; Imágenes y arquetipos femeninos”. Círculo Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain

1998    “Zeichnen ist eine andere Art von Sprache.. Neure amerikanische Zeichnungen aus einer New Yorker, 

              Privatsammlung”*, Kunstmuseum Winterthur

             “ II Salón Refactario”, Galería Buades, Madrid, Spain

             “Interlacings: The Craft of Contemporary Art”*, Whitney Museum. Stamford CT

            “New Museum’s 21st Anniversary Benefit Gala”*, New York, NY

            “Gothic Distress, Trans Hudson Gallery”. New York, NY

            “Original Scale”*, APEX. New York, NY

             “Cómo nos vemos: Imágenes y arquetipos femeninos”*.  Centre Tecla Sala. Barcelona, Spain

1997    “Drawing is Another Kind of Language: Recent American Drawings from a New York Private Collection”*, 

             Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

             “Group show”, Anthony Meier Fine Arts. San Francisco, CA

             “New Work: Drawings Today”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

             “The Poetics of Obsession”, Linda Kirkland Gallery, New York, NY

               “Text & Identity: 12 Women/12 Artists”*, S.U.N.Y. Stony Brook, NY

               “Raó I Sensibilitá”*, Fundació “La Caixa,” Barcelona, Spain

1996    “25th Anniversary”, John Weber Gallery, New York, NY

            “Elena del Rivero”, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York and Cologne

            “To Live is to Leave Traces”*, Instituto Cultural Cabaña, Guadalajara, Mexico

            “Repetition of Form”. Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, NY

1995    “Peninsulares”*, Módulo, Lisbon. Portugal.

             “INTART” (with Jaime Palacios). New York, NY

            “Options: Divergent Visions”. John Weber Gallery, New York, NY

            “Human/Nature”*, The New Museum* Benefit Auction, New York, NY

            “Parpalló 15/41”, Cultural la Beneficenia, Valencia, Spain

             “Johannesburg Biennale”*. The African Museum. Johannesburg, South Africa

1994    “Salón de los 16”*, Museum of Contemporary Art. Madrid, Spain

             “El Color de Los Sueños”*. Galería Jorge Mara. Madrid, Spain

1992    “America Discovers Spain I”*, Spanish Institute. New York, NY

            “Group show”, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY

            “Madrid the 80's”*, Community of Madrid, Madrid, Spain

* catalog

 

Collections

American Express. San Francisco, CA

Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Birmingahm Museum of Art, Alabama

Centro de fotografīa Universidad de Salamanca. Salamanca, Spain

Centro Galego de Arte Contemporáneo - CGAC. Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo - Artium Vitoria, Spain

Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME

Colección Fernandez Ordóñez, San Sebastian, Spain

Collection Nordstern Versichtunsen AG. Cologne, Germany

Dieu Donné PaperMill. New York,NY

Fogg Art Museum. Harvard University Art Museums, Harvard, MA

Fundació La Caixa. Barcelona, Spain

Fundación Caja-Burgos, Burgos, Spain

Fundación Coca Cola. Madrid. Spain

Institut Valenciá d’Art Modern - IVAM, Valencia, Spain

Johnson & Johnson collection, New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Museo de Pamplona. Navarra, Spain

Museo Nacional Centro Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

Museo Patio Herreriano. Valladolid, Spain

Museum of Modern Art, New York

National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

Pollock Gallery at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Sackner Archive of Concrete and Visual Poetry, Miami, FL

Sarah-Ann and Werner H. Kramarsky, New York, NY

Spanish Academy of Fine Arts. Rome, Italy

Vanderbilt University of Fine Arts, Nashville, TN

Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT

 

Publications

Genealogías feministas en el arte español: 1960-2010, published by MUSAC, edited by Juan Vicente Aliaga and Patricia Mayayo, essays by Assumpta Bassas Vila, Olga Fernández López, Isabel Tejeda Martín and Rocío de la Villa, 2013

Heloïse Perfundent Omnia Luce, published by University of Barcelona, essays by Assumpta Bassas Vila and María Milagros Rivera, 2013

Elena del Rivero: Flying Letters, La Conservera, Ceutí, Murcia, published by TF Editors, essays by John Yau, Jose Ma Parreño, Joana Masó, 2010

La Relacio, published by Duoda, Unviersity of Barcelona, essays by Assumpta Bassas Vila, Maria Milagros Rivera and Bea Espejo

Elena del Rivero: Home Suite, brochure published by The Corcoran Gallery of Art, essay by Sarah Newman, 2008
Darling, published by Galería Elvira González, Madrid, essays by Kara Vander Weg and Elena del Rivero, 2006

Elena del Rivero: At Hand, published by Institut Valenciá d’Art Modern and Patio Herreriano, essays by Elizabeth Finch, Olga Fernández, Mina Takahashi, Pepa Balsach and Linda Yablonsky, 2006


Elena del Rivero, published by University of Salamanca, Spain, essays by Javier Panera, Juan Antonio Ramírez, María José Balsach, Jonathan Brown, Elizabeth Finch, Quico Rivas and María Milagros Rivera, 2002

Performance Drawings, published by The Drawing Center, New York, essay by Elizabeth Finch, 2001

From My Cell, brochure published by Art in General, essay by Ana Rossetti

[Swi:t] Home, published by Creative Capital, essay by Linda Yablonsky
At The Curve of The World at Track 16 Gallery, published by Smart Art Press, Los Angeles, essays by Linda Yablonsky, 1999

Elena del Rivero. Espacio UNO, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reína Sofía, essay by Assumpta Bassas Vila, 1999

Elena del Rivero: Cartas y cárceles, Espais Centre d’Art Contemporani, essay by María José Balsach, 1994

Elena del Rivero: La Aurora, Anselmo Alvarez Galería de Arte, essays by María José Balsach and Miguel Fernández-Cid, 1990

Elena del Rivero: Gambito de Dama, Fundació Caixa de Pensions Valencia, Spain, essay by Horacio Fernández, 1989

Elena del Rivero: Geometría de la Memoria. Galería Mar Estrada, essay by Francisco Jarauta, 1987