Elena del Rivero
Born Valencia Spain. Lives in New York since 1991.

Grants/Fellowships/Residencies2020

2019 Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts

2017 Artist-in-Residence, Joan Mitchell Foundation Center, New Orleans

2015 Joan Mitchell Foundation Award

2005 Rockefeller Foundation. Bellagio Center, Italy

2002 New York Foundation for the Arts

2002 Pollock-Krasner Foundation

2001 Creative Capital Foundation

2001 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 EspañaRome, 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 Exhibition

Individual/Selected Exhibitions

2019 “THE END OF THE WORLD,” Travesía Cuatro, Madrid
2017 “MOTHER”, Travesía Cuatro, Guadalajara, México
2016 “My friends and other animals”, Travesía Cuatro, Madrid, Spain
2015 “Letters from Home: a rendez-vous”, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
2014 “Letter of a Traveler”, Galeria Elvira González, 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” International Center of Photography. Curated by Carol Squiers,
“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
2009 “Oeil d’âme”*, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, Spain
2008 “Home Suite”, The Corcoran Gallery of Art Curated by Sarah Newman. Washington, D.C.
2007 “At Hand”*, Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain, curated by Elizabeth Finch
2006 “Darling: On Rembrandt”, Galería Elvira González *. Madrid, Spain
“At Hand”*,Institut Valenciá d’Art Modern. Curated by Elizabeth Finch, 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”, Universidad de Salamanca. Curated by Javier Panera Salamanca, Spain
2001 “Sweet Home”, DV, San Sebastián, Spain
“La Perfecta Casada”, Galería Elvira González, Madrid, Spain
“[Swi:t] Home, Performance Drawings”, Drawing Center*. Curated by Catherine de Zegher
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...”, Reina Sofía*. Curated by Rafael Doctor, Madrid, Spain




Recent Group/Selected Exhibitions

2018 “Seis Creadoras en la Colección” (Elena Asins, Rosa Brun, Àngela de la Cruz, Elena del Rivero,
Cristina Iglesias, Soledad Sevilla), Museo Patio Herreriano, Vallodolid, Spain
“El poder del Arte”, Senate/Reina Sofia, Madrid, curated by João Fernández
“La No Comunidad”, Centro Centro, Madrid, curated by Blanca de la Torre y Ricardo Ramón Jarne
2017 “Mujeres artistas en la Colección”, Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain
“ON VIEW”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York
“Präsent: Zwischen den Zeilen, Kunst in Briefen von Niki de Saint Phalle bis Joseph
Beuys,” Sprengel Musem, Hanover, curated by Alessandra Nappo.
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, curated by Andrés González, Guadalajara, México
“My father Avoids the Siren’s Songs”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, curated by Berta Sichel New York
“I Need to Tell You Something”, 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” Museo Patio Herreriano. Curated by Javier Panera, Valladolid, Spai“
“The Suspended Line”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
“RE-ACTION”, Alonso y Marful work in progress, Museo Barjola, Universidad de Oviedo, Spain
“La Trampa de la sonrisa”, ARTIUM, Vitoria, Spain
“Reflexións”, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea,Spain curator Christina Ferreria Adrade
2014 “Art=Text=Art: Works by Contemporary Artists”, UB Anderson Gallery at the University of Buffalo,
“Provisionals”, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
“Tiempos Abiertos: Fondos de la Colección Artium de Álava”, CEART, a collaboration with Domus
Artium2002 (DA2), Salamanca. Curated by Enrique Martinez Goikoextxea. Fuenlabrada-Madrid,
Spain
“Grabados del Taller de Óscar Manesi”, Galería Acanto, Almería, Spain
“#1: Cartagena, First International Contemporary Art Biennial”. Curated by Berta Sichel, Cartagena
de Indias, Colombia
2013 “STILL EM MOVIMENTO: Lição de Pintura”, Paco das Artes. Curated by Berta Sichel, Sao Paolo,
“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. Curated by Pepa Balsach. Girona, Spain
“Art=Text=Art”, Zimmerli Art Museum. Curated by Elizabeth Schlatter, New Brunswick, NJ
“Genealogías feministas arte espanol, 1960-2010”, MUSAC. Curated by Juan Vicente Aliaga and
Patricia Mayayo, 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. Curated by N. Elizabeth Schlatter with Rachel
Nackman, Richmond, Virginia
“Resonances: Looking for Mr. McLuhan”, Pratt Galley. Curated by Berta Sichel, New York, NY
“Figureas de la Exclusion”, Museo Patio Herreriano. Curated by María Teresa Alario Trigueros,
Valladolid, Spain
2010 “Courier”*, University Art Museum, curated by Corinna Ripps Schaming, Albany, NY
“Feeling what no longer is”*, A.I.R Gallery. Curated by Serra Sabuncuolgu, Brooklyn, NY
2009 “Heloïse perfundet Omnia Luce”, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain
“Escultura Española Actual 2000-2010”, 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”, Madrid, Spain
“Tic-Tac”, ARTIUM de Álava. Araba, Spain
2008 “Nostalgia del Futuro. Homenaje a Renau”, Centro del Carme. Valencia, Spain
“Linhas, Grelhas, Manchas, Palavras”. Museu Serralves. Curated by Christian Rattemeyer, Porto,
Portugal. Travels to Museum Wiesbaden

Collections

American Express. San Francisco, CA
Arkansas Arts Center. Little Rock, AR
Baltimore Museum of Art. Baltimore, MD
Birmingham Museum of Art. Birmingham, AL
Blanton Museum of Art. Austin, TX
Brooklyn Museum. Brooklyn, NY
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 Art Museums. Cambridge, MA
Fundació La Caixa. Barcelona, Spain
Fundación Caja-Burgos. Burgos, Spain
Fundación Coca Cola. Madrid, Spain
Henry Art Gallery. Seattle, WA
Institut Valenciá d’Art Modern – IVAM. Valencia, Spain
Johnson & Johnson Collection. New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, NY
Museo de Pamplona. Navarra, Spain
Museo Nacional Centro Arte Reina Sofía. Madrid, Spain Museo Patio Herreriano. Valladolid, Spain
Museum of Modern Art. New York, NY
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
Williams College Museum of Art. Williamstown, MA
Yale University Art Gallery. New Haven, CT

Selected Publications

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