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JUAN FRANCISCO CASAS RUIZ

La Carolina, Jaén. Spain, 1976.

EDUCATION

1999  Degree in Fine Arts from the University of Granada and National End of Career Award from the Ministry of Education and Science.

2000 Teaching Certificate of the Third Cycle of University Studies at the University of Granada.

2002 Diploma of Research Sufficiency of the Third Cycle of University Studies of the University of Granada./ Doctorate in the Faculty of Fine Arts at the University of Granada.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017 JOMSUITJOM, Solo exhibition in the Cultural Center La Carolina, Spain.

2016 (HE)Artbroken, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, U.S.A./ O(h)Roma(o)Morte, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ SPQR(CA)VITA, Real Academy of Spain, Rome, Italy.

2015 (A)utopic, El Museo Gallery, Bogota, Colombia.

2014 (A)utopic, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

2013 If you don´t give a damn we don´t give a fuck, Seine 51 Gallery, Paris, France. 

2012 Recent Works, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain/ Launching of the Monographic Book Juan Francisco Casas-Drawings, edited by Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Alternative, Seine 51 Gallery, Paris, France.

2011 After(h)ours, Espacio2, El Museo Gallery, Bogota, Colombia./ Docks Art Fair, Solo Project, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Lyon, France.

2010 Foreignaffairs, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2016 It´s just sex, Project Space, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Vera Icon’s False Friends,  Art and Development, Madrid, Spain./ Languages in paper VII, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

2015 SP ARTE, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil./ Colective Exhbition Éros c’est la vie, a3bandas, Project Space, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

2014 SWAB, Positions of Drawings Section, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Barcelona, Spain./ SUMMA Contemporary, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Stranger than fiction, Jonathan LeVine Gallery, New York, U.S.A./ Piretti Art Gallery, Knokkle, Belgium/SP Arte, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 

2013 From madonna to Madonna, (De)construction of the feminity in the contemporary society, DA2 Domus Artium, Salamanca, Spain./ Languages in paper IV, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Drawing Now, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Paris, France./ Summer exhibition, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

2012 Drawing Now, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Paris, France./ 11 years of the Gallery, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ JUSTMIA, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Miami, U.S.A./ Languages in paper III, Fernando Pradilla  Gallery, Madrid, Spain.

2011 Languages of paper II, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Lyon, France´s Memory: 10 Years in Madrid, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ KIAF’11, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Seoul, South Korea./ ArtRio’11, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil./ SP Arte, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ ArteBa, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina./ Cover Girl, La Galerue des Galeries, Paris, France./ Just Mad2, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Art Stage Singapore, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Singapore.

2010 Languages of paper, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ ArteBa, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina./ ArtMadrid, El Museo Gallery, Madrid, Spain./ Scope Basel, Fernando Pradilla Gallery, Basel, Switzerland.

GRANTS

2010 Scholarship from the Colegio de España in Paris, Ministry of Culture. Spain

2007-2008 Scholarship of the Royal Academy of Spain in Rome, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Spanish Agency for International Cooperation.

2000-2004 Scholarship from the Training Plan for Teaching and Research Staff of the Regional Government of Andalusia, Department of Drawing, University of Granada.

1999-2000 Scholarship for Artistic Creation of Paradores de Turismo de España./ Collaboration Grant from the Ministry of Education and Science, Department of Painting, University of Granada. Talens Artistic Creation Grant.

1998-1999 Initiation Scholarship for Research of the Research Plan of the University of Granada, Department of Painting, University of Granada.

COLLECTIONS

Museo ARTIUM, Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria, Spain./ Colección ABC, Madrid./ Colección del Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores./ Colección de la Real Academia de España en Roma./ Colección del Instituto de la Juventud, INJUVE, Madrid./ Colección de Arte de la Junta de Andalucía./ Colección de Arte Caja Granada./ Colección Diputación Provincial de Cádiz./ Colección del Instituto Andaluz de la Juventud, IAJ (Junta de Andalucía), Málaga./ Colección de Dibujo de la Real Academia de Bellas Artes de Granada./ Colección de Arte del Instituto de Estudios Jiennenses, Jaén./ Fondos de Arte de la Fundación de Paradores Nacionales de España, Madrid, Spain./ Fondos de Arte Joven de la Fundación Talens, Barcelona, Spain./ Fondos de Arte de la Universidad de Granada, Spain./ Private collection France, Germany, Gran Bretaña, EE.UU., Netherlands, Mexico, Colombia and Spain.