GABRIEL RICO

°1980, Lagos de Moreno, Mexico
Lives and works in Guadalajara, Mexico

Education

1999 - 2004
- ITESO (Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Occidente), Guadalajara, Mexico, BA in Architecture

Solo Shows

2019
- The Discipline of the Cave, Aspen Art Museum, curated by Heidi Zuckerman, Aspen, CO

2017
- One Law for the Lion & Ox is Opression, Perrotin, New York 
- PROXIMIDAD (Gabriel Rico and Jeffrey Gibbons), The Power Station, Dallas, TX
- DEAD DEAD LIVE DEAD, curated by Julio Morales, ASU Art Museum, Phoenix, Arizona

2016.
- VIS VIVA, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Ansan-do, South Korea

2015
- B @ V, Ex Convento del Carmen, Guadalajara, Mexico
- ZEA MAYS, curated by Vivana Kuri, MAZ Museo de Arte de Zapopan, Zapopan, Mexico

2014
- CREATIO EX MATERIA, Gallery Cuadro22, Chur, Switzerland
- B @ V, Ex Escuela de Cristo, Aguascalientes, Mexico
- La Cuchara & El Ladrillo, Public libraries Virgilio Barco & El Tintal, Bogota, Colombia
- SUPERPOCICION, The museum of the city, Guadalajara, Mexico

2013
- B @ V, CEART Centro de arte Tomas y Valiente, Madrid, Spain
- B @ V, curated by Guillermo Santamarina and Itala Schmelz, MASIN (Sinaloa Museum of Art), Culiacan, Mexico

2012
- Lo que me da forma... Lo que me contiene, Curro & Poncho Gallery, Guadalajara, Mexico

2011
- Elevando el espacio a la dignidad de atributo de Dios, Gallery Jesus Gallardo at the University of Guanajuato, Mexico

2010
- Todas las formas de arte en una misma entidad, La Vitrina, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Dela IM, Laboratorio CV930, Museum of Arts at the University of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Paisajes Universales No.5, curated by Abraham Cruz Villegas, Wall project at Café Benito Sala Juárez, LARVA, Guadalajara, Mexico

Group Shows

2019
- May You Live In Interesting Times, 58th Venice Biennale, curated by Ralph Rugoff, Venice, Italy (forthcoming)
- Room for Failure, Curated by Omar López-Chahoud, Piero Atchugarry Gallery, Miami, Florida

2018
- Unstable Stillness, Perrotin, Hong Kong, China
- CONFIGURATIONS, IKLAB, curated by Claudia Paetzold, Tulum, Mexico 
- Cycles of Collapsing Progress, curated by Karina El Helou and Anissa Touati, Rashid Karami International, Tripoli, Lebanon
- Mrs. Spring Fragrance, COMA Gallery, Sydney, Australia
- Almost Solid Light: New Work From Mexico, curated by Mario Navarro, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, New York
- Le Sud BB, curated by Anissa Touati, Hangar J1, Marseille, France 
- Rooftop Playground, selection by Constance Breton and Michael Fuchs Gallery, Berlin, Germany
- Supersimetrica, Matadero, Madrid, Spain

2017
- Vecinos, CULT | Aimee Friberg Exhibitions, San Francisco, California
- Kitchen Debate, curated by Paulina Ascencio, Rawson Projects, New York, New York
- Chingaderas Sofisticadas, curated by Esthella Provas and Samantha Glaser, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, California
- Coalescence, curated by Ericka Hirugami, Curator Love, Los Angelas, EUA
- Art Laguna Prize, Nappe Arsenale, Venice, Italy
- The QUEENS falls, curated by Anissa Touati and Marc-Olivier Wahler, Galeria OMR, Mexico City, Mexico
- DIY Fiction, curated by Jeovana Ibarra, Arte Careyes, Costa Careyes, Mexico

2016
- 52 Paisaje reciente, curated by Paulina Ascencio, Calosa Foundation, Irapuato, Mexico
- ¿Como te voy a olvidar?, curated by Peggy Leboeuf and Anissa Touati, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
- The Spring Exhibition 2016, Charlottenborg Fonden, Copenhagen, Denmark
- Fine words butter no parsnips however fine parsnips can butter words, curated by Alejandro Almanza, Present Co., New York, New York
- Reconstrucción, an Abraham Cruzvillegas Project, MAZ Museum, Zapopan, Mexico.

2015
- The Empty Fox Hole, Hisk, Gent, Belgium
- Fall Out, Whitdel Arts, Detroit, Michigan
- 8th Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale, Korea Ceramic Foundation, Seoul, South Korea
- Map of the New Art, Fundazione Giorgio Cini, Venice, Italy
- Sure, Baby, Mañana, curated by Paulina Ascencio, Arte Careyes, Costa Careyes, Mexico
- Artesano / Artista 3.0, CECUT, Tijuana, Mexico

2014
- Artesano / Artista 3.0, Museum Reyes Meza, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico
- Artesano / Artista 3.0, Museum Caja Real, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
- Leviatán, Museo de Arte Raúl Anguiano (MURA), Guadalajara, Mexico
- Presentando lo irrepresentable, Curro y Poncho, Guadalajara, Mexico

2013
- Artesano / Artista 3.0, curated by Walther Boelsterly, Museum of Popular Arts (MAP), Mexico City, Mexico
- Coup the Ville - Attracted by another level, curated by Stef Van Bellingen, St. Nikklas, Belgium
- Festival de Arte Careyes, curated by Humberto Moro, Galerie La Brignonesca, Mexico
- Tinnitus & fosenos, curated by Viviana Kuri and Carlos Ashida, MAZ Museum of Art Zapopan, Guadalajara, Mexico

2012
- Manifest Aanwezig, Castle Aspremont-Lynden , Oud Rekem, Belgium.
- Play panopticon, SASG (Seoul Art Space Geumcheon), Seoul, South Korea

2011
- Compilación del archivo bastardo, La Galería del Comercio, Mexico City, Mexico
- Don & Látigo, Sala Juarez, LARVA en Guadalajara, Mexico
- Shadowing cities, curated by Fiona Weir and Ans Kanen, Ruimte in beweging, Rotterdam, Netherlands.
- Lightworks, Grimsby Minster, London, United Kingdom.
- Grange Gardens Sculpture Project, GALERIE 8, London, United Kingdom.

2010
- Tenemos tanto tiempo y tan poco que hacer, CAM, Zapopan, Mexico.
- Totem, Tree amigos, Abarrotera Mexicano, Guadalajara, Mexico

2008
- Firulais, curated by Cirstián Silva, Museo de la Ciudad, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Matemática discretas, Tree amigos, Av. Vallarta 1835 Int.2, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Las mujeres de mi padre, curated by Cristián Silva, Museo Raúl Anguiano, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Dios, Tree amigos, Chapultepec 70 depto. 10, Guadalajara, Mexico

2007
- Mexican Modern Art, University of Guanajuato, Mexico
- Sindicato de Hong Kong, curated by Jorge Méndez Blake, Segundo Piso, Guadalajara, Mexico

2006
- Xoconoxtle, Proyecto liga, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Quadrophoniadelayentropicjaicu, Tree amigos, Panteón de Belén,, Guadalajara, Mexico

2005
- Siete en la mira, La casa de la Tía Tina, Mexicali, Mexico
- IX Salón de la Hipermodernidad, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Tree amigos presenta, Gallery teu Lloc, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Lo-tec, Galerry Haus der Kunst, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Natural born killer, Taller colectivo G, Guadalajara, Mexico
- Turista, Interventions to the city, Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

2004
- Invocarte 04, within the activities of the Festival Cervantino at Guanajuato, Mexico

public collections

Arizona Art Museum (ASU), Phoenix, AZ, USA
Associated collection Centro de Arte Tomas & Valiente/Museo Nacional Reina Sofia., Madrid, Spain
FMC (Frans Mesereel Centrum), Kasterlee, Belgium
MASIN (museo de arte de Sinaloa), Culiacan, Mexico
Korean Ceramic Fundation (KOCEF), Seoul, South Korea
 

Awards

2017
- BAR Beirut Art Residency, Lebanon
- ASU Art Museum & CALA Alliance, Pheonix, Arizona

2015
- Young creators anual fellowship PECDA, (Fondo Estatal para la Cultura & las Artes), Jalisco, Mexico
- Annual program of residencies for international artist 2015/2016, Gyeonggi Creation Center, Seoul, Korea

2014
- Bursary for artists, The Ténot Fondation , France
- Proyecta 2014, award for production, Secretary of Culture of the state of Jalisco, Mexico
- Annual residency program for artistic research and production. 2014, Marnay Art, Science & Technology Center (CAMAC) & Ténot Fundation, Marnay sur Seine, France
- Binational Artist Residencies Program 2014, National Fund for Culture and the Arts (FONCA) Mexico & the Ministry of Culture of Colombia., Bogota, Colombia

2013
- Annual Research Residency Program @, Frans Mesereel Centrum., Kasterlee, Belgium

2012
- DMZ Intaernational Peace Residency., Dongguk University, The border area near the DMZ Cheorwon-gun, Gangwon-do., Korea, Republic Of
- Annual residency program of the SASG. 2012, Seoul Art Space Geumcheon, Seoul, Republic Of Korea

2011
- Suport program for production -Anual Award- Prince Claus Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2010
- Young creators anual fellowship, FECA (Fondo Estatal para la Cultura & las Artes), Jalisco, Mexico
- Artis Village , WARP contemporary art plataform, St. Nikklass, Belgium

Artist Talks

2019
IK Lab, Tulum, México