MIGUEL SOLER-ROIG

Miguel Soler-Roig / 

His education has been influenced by the Bauhaus and the new Swiss typographic style. He studied at the Basel School of Design. Subsequently completed a Masters in Fine Arts at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. For several years has been living and working in New York, and after his return to Spain he continued his studies in photography, completing a Master of Art in Photography at the European Institute of Design in Madrid (IED), and numerous international photography workshops. 

Some of the most prominent spaces where he has shown his work are: RISD Museum of Art, Providence; Venice Arsenale; PhotoEspaña festival, Madrid; Valentin de Madariaga Foundation, Seville; TEA Museum, Tenerife; and Cultural Center of Jesus, Ibiza.

Education

1983 Schule für Gestaltung, Basel; Basel School of Design (CH) 
1985 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, Providence (USA) 
1987 MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, Providence (USA)
2010 MA in Photography, European Institute of Design (IED), Madrid (E) 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018
Flux-Zone, Mexico City, Out of Silence
The Room Studio, Barcelona, Weightless Waves
Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Out of Silence

2017
Emma Molina Gallery, Monterrey, The Ruin of Memory
Being 3 Gallery, Beijing, Under the Andalusian Sky

2016
Being 3 Gallery, Beijing, Sceneries for Reverie
Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, The Ruin of Memory
Blanca Berlin Gallery, Madrid, The Ruin of Memory

2015
Mondo Gallery, Madrid, Logical Ambiguities
Society for Photographic Education, Cleveland, Ohio, The Ruin of Memory

2013
Photo España, Madrid, The Great American Nude

2011
Galeria Alejandro Sales, Barcelona, Frontiers without Limits

2010
Missoni, Madrid, Vogue Fashion Night Out
Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Benaki Museum, Athens Photo Festival, Out of Silence
Cultural Center Jesus, Ibiza, Animals  

2017
Fotonoviembre, Photography Biennial. TEA Museum, Tenerife
Antonio Perez Foundation, Cuenca
Nacional Museum of Photography, Huete
Cultural Center Jesus, Ibiza, Ibicenco II

2016
Paris Photo 2016. J.P. Morgan Chase Collection
Valentin de Madariaga Foundation, Seville, Under the Andalusian Sky   
Photo London, Blanca Berlin Gallery
Being3 Gallery, Hudson, NY
Fotofest, Houston
Cultural Center Jesus, Ibiza, Ibicenco

2015
Lianzhou Foto Festival, China, The Ruin of Memory
Photo London, Blanca Berlin Gallery
Zona Maco Foto, Mexico City
Mondo Gallery, Ibiza, Under the Andalusian Sky
Segovia Foto Festival, The Great American Nude
Arts Libris, Barcelona

2014
Lianzhou Foto Festival, China, Logical Ambiguities
Fotofever, Paris, Blanca Berlin Gallery
Matadero, Madrid, The Great American Nude
Fotofest, Houston

2013
PINTA, New York, Blanca Berlin Gallery
Arte Laguna, Venice Arsenale, Longings
ABSOLUT Prize, Photo España, Madrid, The Great American Nude

2012
Blanca Berlin Gallery, Madrid, Look, Feel, Collect, with Joaquim Paiva and Tony Catany
IED Group Show, Madrid, Stop Suffering
JustMad Art Fair, Madrid, Frontiers without Limits
Casa Encendida, Madrid, ”Mutants Books”, Stop Suffering

2011
Copenhagen Photo Festival

2010
Madrid Photo, Blanca Berlin Gallery
Lisbon Art Fair, Blanca Berlin Gallery

2009
PhotoEspaña Festival, Madrid

1988
American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York

1987
RISD Museum of Art, Providence

1985
Schule für Gestaltung, Basel

Museums

 Benaki Museum, Athens
Royal Artistic Circle, Barcelona   
Luis Carulla Foundation - Vida Rural Museum, Tarragona  
Casa degli Italiani, Barcelona
Valentin de Madariaga Foundation, Seville  
Cultural Center Jesus, Ibiza
TEA Museum, Tenerife
Nacional Museum of Photography, Huete
Antonio Perez Foundation, Cuenca
RISD Museum of Art, Providence  

Galleries

Being 3 Gallery, Beijing
Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston
Galeria Emma Molina, Monterrey
Flux-Zone, México City
Blanca Berlin, Madrid
Mondo Galeria, Ibiza

Awards: 

2017 Finalist Passporte Prize for Surreal Photography
2014 Finalist NexoFoto Iberoamerican Photo Prize 2014, Madrid  
2013 Honorable mention Photo España ABSOLUT Prize 2013, Madrid  
2013 Finalist Arte Laguna Art Prize 12.13, MoCA Italy, Venice (IT) 
1987 Award of Excellence “Design for the Public Good 1987,” AIGA, New York  
1986 Gerrit Rietveld Academie Award, ICOGRADA International Conference, Amsterdam  

Works in Collections: 

JP Morgan Chase Art Collection, New York
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Valentin de Madariaga Foundation, Seville
Trilantic Capital, New York
Yolanda Santos Collection, Monterrey
Private collections: Barcelona, Beijing, Geneva, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico, Miami, Paris, and Zürich

Books and Publications

Out of Silence, 2018, Madrid
The Great American Nude, (Artist Portfolio) 2015, Madrid  
Sand Dreams, 2014, Madrid  
The Great American Nude, 2013, Madrid  
Arte Laguna Art Prize 12.13, MoCA Italy, 2013, Venice  
Projects, European Master of Fine Art Photography, 2012, IED Madrid  
Stop Suffering, Limited edition artist book, 2012, Madrid  
Fronteras sin Limites, 2011, Madrid  
From Time to Time, 2010, Barcelona  

Bibliography

Artnet news Partner Content "Atlantis & Posidonia", May 2018, New York
Artnet news Partner Content "Out of Silence", March 2018, New York

Diario de Ibiza, “Ibicencos II”, July 2017, Ibiza
ABC, “Under the Andalusian Sky”, June 2016, Seville
La Razón, “The Ruins of Memory”, May 2016, Barcelona
L’Oeil de la Photographie, “The Ruins of Memory”, March 2016, Paris
El Periódico de Cataluña, Desnudos en la Alhambra. October 2015, Barcelona
L’Oeil de la Photographie, “Sous un ciel andalou”, September 2015, Paris
El Mundo Journal, “Bajo un cielo andaluz”, August 2015, Ibiza  
El Temps Magazine, “Nus encara”, May 2015, Barcelona  
Amante Magazine, Collectors Edition, Gold, June 2014, Madrid  
That’s Life Magazine, January 2014, Madrid