Enrique Martinez Celaya, Biography

Born 1964 in Cuba. Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS AND EDUCATION


2017–present
▹ Provost Professor of Humanities and Arts, University of Southern California

2016–2017
▹ Roth Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Dartmouth College

2014–present
▹ Montgomery Fellow, Dartmouth College

2007–2010
▹ Visiting Presidential Professor, University of Nebraska

1994–2003
▹ Associate Professor, Pomona College and Claremont Graduate University

1994
▹ MFA, University of California, Santa Barbara
▹ Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture

1988
▹ MS, University of California, Berkeley

1986
▹ BS, Cornell University

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2022
▹ Hispanic Society Museum & Library, New York
▹ Fisher Museum of Art, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
▹ Miles McEnery Gallery, New York
The Fire of Heaven: Enrique Martínez Celaya and Robinson Jeffers, Monterey Museum of      Art, Monterey, California
The Rose Garden, UTA Artist Space, Los Angeles, California
The Fire of Heaven: Enrique Martínez Celaya and Robinson Jeffers, Edward L. Doheny Jr. Memorial Library, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California

2021
▹ The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California
▹ Galerie Judin, Berlin, Germany
▹ Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
▹ Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain

2019
▹ Blain|Southern, London, United Kingdom
▹ 13th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba
▹ Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2018
▹ Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm, Sweden

2017
▹ Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
▹ Galerie Judin, Berlin, Germany
▹ Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, Florida

2016
One-on-One: Enrique Martínez Celaya/ Albert Pinkham Ryder, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
▹ Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Small Paintings: 1974- 2015, Birmingham, Alabama
▹ Parafin, London, UK
▹ Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

2015
▹ Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
▹ L.A. Louver, Lonestar, Venice, California

2014
▹ Hood Art Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
A Wasted Journey, A Half-finished Blaze, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå, Sweden
▹ Parafin, The Seaman’s Crop, London, UK

2013
▹ Strandverket Konsthall, The Tower of Snow, Marstrand, Sweden
▹ SITE Santa Fe, The Pearl, Santa Fe, New Mexico
▹ Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Burning as It Were a Lamp, Miami, Florida

2012
▹ The State Hermitage Museum, The Tower of Snow, St. Petersburg, Russia
▹ L.A. Louver, The Hunt’s Will, Venice, California
▹ Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Roadhome, Stockholm, Sweden
▹ Galería Joan Prats, El cielo de invierno, Barcelona, Spain

2011
▹ Miami Art Museum, Schneebett, Miami, Florida
▹ L.A. Louver Gallery, Wormwood, Venice, California
▹ Liverpool Street Gallery, The Cliff, Sydney, Australia

2010
▹ Simon Lee Gallery, The Open, London, UK
▹ Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, The Crossing, New York
▹ Baldwin Gallery, The Palace, Aspen, Colorado

2009
▹ Akira Ikeda Gallery, New York
▹ Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
▹ Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

2008
▹ L.A. Louver, Daybreak, Venice, California
▹ Liverpool Street Gallery, The Lovely Season, Sydney, Australia

2007
▹ Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida
▹ Akira Ikeda Gallery, Taura, Japan
▹ John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California
▹ Sara Meltzer Gallery, Awaiting a second plan, New York, New York

2006
▹ Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
▹ Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska

2005
▹ Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California
▹ Brauer Museum of Art, Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Photographs, Valparaiso, Indiana
▹ Akira Ikeda Gallery, Berlin, Germany
▹ Griffin Contemporary, Santa Monica, California

2004
▹ Berliner Philharmonie, Schneebett, Berlin, Germany
▹ Colorado University Art Museum, Poetry in Process, Boulder, Colorado
▹ Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, The October Cycle, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

2003
▹ John Berggruen Gallery, Recent Paintings, San Francisco, California
▹ Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, The October Cycle, Lincoln, Nebraska

2002
▹ Massachusetts College of Art, Enrique Martínez Celaya: 1992-2000, Boston, Massachusetts
▹ Griffin, Santa Monica, California
▹ Danese Gallery, New York, New York

2001
▹ The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Enrique Martínez Celaya: 1992- 2000, Honolulu, Hawaii
▹ The Orange County Museum of Art, Enrique Martínez Celaya: 1992- 2000, Newport Beach, California
▹ Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

2000
▹ Griffin, Coming Home, Venice, California
▹ Rena Bransten Gallery, Paintings of Mercy, San Francisco, California
▹ Galería Ramis Barquet, Pinturas de merced, Monterrey, Mexico

1999
▹ Andrew Mummery Gallery (at St. Pancras Chambers), London, United Kingdom

1998
▹ Galerie Bäumler, Regensburg, Germany
▹ Luigi Marrozzini Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico
▹ Griffin, Venice, California
▹ Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado

1997
▹ Burnett Miller Gallery, Redemption, Santa Monica, California

1996
▹ Bronx Museum of the Arts, Recent Work, Bronx, New York

1995
▹ Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Lions of Frosting, Santa Monica, California

1994
▹ University Art Museum, University of California, Black Paintings, Santa Barbara, California

 

SELECTED COLLECTIONS


Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California

The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut

The Olbricht Collection, Berlin, Germany

Pérez Art Museum Miami, Florida

he Wieland Collection, Smyrna, Georgia

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, Arizona

UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library Special Collections, Los Angeles, California

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Germany

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

The Graduate Center, City University of New York, New York

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Strandverket Konsthallen, Marstrand, Sweden

Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, California

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California

San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California

The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska

Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina

Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina

The Colorado Collection, Boulder, Colorado

Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, Colorado

US Bank, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington

Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida

The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Neues Stadtmuseum der Stadt Landsberg/Lech, Germany

Figge Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa

The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York

Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney, Nebraska

Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, California

Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso, Indiana

 

SELECTED HONORS AND FELLOWSHIPS


Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities Fellow, University of Southern California, 2017

Montgomery Fellow, Dartmouth College, 2014

Cecil and Ida Green Honors Chair, Texas Christian University, 2014

Knight Foundation Grant, 2013

Visiting Presidential Professor, University of Nebraska, 2007-2010

National Artist Award, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, 2007

California Community Foundation Fellowship, J. Paul Getty Trust Fund

for the Visual Arts, 2001

Young Talent Award, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1998

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