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EDUCATION


2009 - 2011

MA Fine Art, Slade School of Fine Arts, University College of London, London, England


2006 – 2009

BA (Hons) Fine Art, Drawing and Painting, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland


2006  

Foundation Diploma in Fine Art and Design, Edinburgh Telford College, Edinburgh, Scotland

ERNESTO CÁNOVAS

Born: Barcelona 1971, lives and works in London, England

Catalogues and Publications


2015

Overlapping View, essay by Francesca Gavin, Halcyon Gallery, London, England

From Cocoanut Grove to Soho Nights, essay by Marina La Verghetta, Ernesto Canovas Studio Ltd, London, England


2014

Generation 14, 25 years of Contemporary Art in Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland

An American Trilogy, essay by Jessica Lack, Halcyon Gallery, London, England

Turneresque, essay by Justin Hammond, Halcyon Gallery, London, England


2013

Threadneedle Prize Publication, Mall Galleries, London, England

Ora Prize Publication, Venice, Italy


2011

Saatchi Gallery and Chanel 4 New Sensations 2011, Catalogue publication, 2011, London, England

Land, Touch, Body and Weight: A Two-part Programme of Graduate Research publication, 2011, London, England



2010

Speed, Light, Time, Colour, Scale, Space: A Two-part Programme of Graduate Research publication, London, England

The Catlin Guide 2010, New Artist in the UK, London, England

RSA: NC ( RSA New Contemporaries) publication, Edinburgh, Scotland

ART FAIRS


2015

YIA Art Fair, Le Carreau du Temple, Le Marais, Paris, with Ambacher Contemporary, Paris Art Week, Paris, France

Viennacontemporary Art Fair, Vienna, with Ambacher Contemporary, Vienna Art Week, Vienna, Austria

AB Art Fair 15, Dornbirn/Bodensee, with Ambacher Contemporary, Austria

Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais Paris, with Ambacher Contemporary, Paris, France


2014 

SLICK Art Fair, Paris, with Ambacher Contemporary, Paris, France

Positions-Berlin Art Week, Berlin, Germany


2013

London Art Fair, Solo Projects, London, England


2009  

SCOPE Miami, Florida, USA


2008  

Berliner Liste, Berlin, Germany

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


Soho House Collection, London, England

Paul Smith Limited, London, England

John Mclntyre Conference Centre, Edinburgh University, Edinburgh, Scotland

Awards and Prizes


2014

Invited to take part in the exhibition Generation 14, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

Selected for Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, England

2013

Selected for Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London, England

Shortlisted for the Anthology Prize, Charlie Smith Gallery, London, England


2012

Shorlisted for the Royal Academy Abbey Award, British School of Rome, Rome, Italy

Shortlisted for The Open West Prize, Glostershire, England


2011

Shortlisted for Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4’s New Sensations Prize 2011, London, England


2010

Shortlisted for Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011, London, England

Winner of Stevenson Award for painting 2010, RSA, Edinburgh, Scotland

Selected by the Royal Scottish Academy for RSA New Contemporaries Exhibition, Edinburgh, Scotland

Selected to The Catlin Guide 2010 the 40 most promising new graduate artist in the UK, London, England

Solo Exhibitions (selected)


2015

Alienation Peace, Ambacher Contemporary, Munich, Germany

Overlapping View, Halcyon Gallery, London, England


2014

Turneresque, Halcyon Gallery, London, England

An American Trilogy, Halcyon Gallery, London, England

The New Arrivals, Ambacher Contemporary, Munich, Germany


2013  

Obscure Truth, Patrick Davies Contemporary Art, London Art Fair (Art Projects), London, England

Luxury Decadence, Ambacher Contemporary, Munich, Germany


2012

Another Day at the Office, Ambacher Contemporary, Munich, Germany


2010

South Pacific 1966, Two Windows Project, Berlin, Germany

Milk, Two Sugars Please, Film House, Edinburgh, Scotland


2009

La Conejera, Project room, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Dark Reflections, Studio Art Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland


2008

Solo Exhibition, Studio Art Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Group Exhibitions (selected)


2015

Summer Exhibition, Halcyon Gallery, London, England

Zawahra Alejandro presents during Armory Week, New York, United States

The Art of Creating, Halcyon Gallery, London, England


2014

By Pleasure of Doing, Calle Cerra, San Juan, Puerto Rico, United States

From Cocoanut Grove to Soho Nights, Collaboration with Gracjana Rejmer-Canovas, Paul Smith Mayfair, London, England

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy London, London, England

Landshapes, Gallery Kir Royal Valencia, Spain

Open Dialogues – Generation 14, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland


2013

Threadneedle Prize, Mall Galleries, London, England

Summer Exhibition, Halcyon Gallery, London, England

Essence of Things, with Tom Hackney and Gracjana Rejmer-Canovas, Ambacher Contemporary, Munich, Germany

New British 2013, Summer Exhibition, Lloyds Club, London, England


2012  

Transfigurative, Pariothall Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

Choice White Space, McClure Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

(De)Constructions, Rollo Gallery, London, England

The Open West Prize 2012 Exhibition, Gloucester, England

Candid Berlin, University of Arts in Berlin, Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

The World’s Our Oyster, A.P.T. Gallery,London, England

Per Annum: 12, The Contemporary London, London, England

Prozac Politics, Frameless Gallery, London, England


2011  

New Sensations Prize 2011, Saatchi Gallery and Channel 4, Victoria House, London, England

Slade MA/MFA show, Slade School of Art, London, England

Slade Postgraduate Research 2011, Slade Research Centre, London, England

Plan B, Two Windows Project, Berlin, Germany

Stitch, Art for the Earth Exhibition, The Dairy, London, England


2010

New Contemporaries, Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland

Different Light Here, Le Garage Gallery, London, England

Slade Interim Show, Slade Research Centre, University College London

Fine Art Exhibition, Candid Gallery, London, England

Please Be There Tomorrow, Le Garage Gallery, London

Boxers & Fighters, Two Windows Project, Berlin, Germany

KunstVlaai / Art Pie, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, Holland

Multiplex, ECA, Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

Please be there tomorrow, Le Garage Gallery, London, England


2009  

Winter Salon 2009, Micaëla Gallery, San Francisco, United States

Absolvent group show at Art’s complex part of Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

MA Degree Show, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

Hard Left 2, Merry Karnowsky Gallery, Berlin, Germany