Lorena García Mateu

Lorena García Mateu (b. 1983) lives and works in Valencia, Spain. She graduated in 2008 in Fine Art MA in Art Production from the Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain. Lorena’s interests encompass figurative art and nature interpretation, often referring to Art History. Throughout her work — which embraces mainly oil painting — the artist explores the search of colour and its harmony, claiming to arouse atmospheres charged by mystery, movement and uncertainty. García Mateu has participated extensively in solo and group exhibitions across Spain and internationally. Solo shows include: Life is the mistery, Artifact Gallery, New York (2020); La vida silenciosa, Galería Movart, Madrid (2018); Ahora Nosotras II, MARCA, León (2015); Onírica, ArtClub, Caro Hotel, Valencia (2014); Life in Motion, Las Naves Centro de Creación Contemporánea, Valencia (2013); Origen, LEspai, Delegación de Cultura, Torrent (2013); Il Corpo Evocato, Studio Arte Fuori Centro, Roma (2008); Il Corpo Evocato, Accademia di Belle Arti, Maceratta (2007). Group shows include the upcoming duo show with Richard Stone at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London (2020); Arte Aparte XII, Sala La Carolina, Jaén, Spain (2020); Festival de les Arts. Ciutat Vella Oberta, Octubre Centro Cultura Contemporánea, Valencia (2018); Nuevos Nómadas IV, Sala Exposiciones PTS, Granada (2018); Nuevos Nómadas II, Real Alcázar de Sevilla, Sevilla (2018); Nuevos Nómadas I, Museo de Almería, Almería (2016); Festival de les Arts Ciutat Vella Oberta, Casa de Velázquez, Madrid (2016); Poli_zontes. Paisaje contemporáneo, MARCA, León (2016); Project IMAGO MUNDI, MADE IN SPAIN, Fundación Benetton and CAC, Málaga (2016).