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Guillermo Peñalver

(Tarragona, 1982)

Guillermo Peñalver graduated in 2009 in Fine Arts from the UCM-CES Felipe II de Aranjuez, specialising in visual arts. Peñalver interprets the natural as a drive that takes hold of the human being, whether by desire or illness.

His work has been exhibited in different venues nationwide, including two of his solo exhibitions at the Centro de Arte de Alcobendas, in 2014, and his 2016 exhibition, Blanco sobre fondo blanco at the Galería Gema Llamazares, curated by Óscar Alonso Molina. In 2014 he was selected for the FocusAbengoa Prize.

His work has been present in fairs such as SWAB Barcelona, selected by Óscar Alonso Molina, and in Open Studio in 2013; in the editions of JUSTMAD6, 2015, and JustMAD7, 2016 and Marbella Art Fair in 2015 and 2016. In 2016, he participated in the drawing exhibition curated by Mónica Álvarez Careaga at the Today Museum in Beijing and in Dibujos literarios en el Cuarto Real in Granada curated by Concha Hermano. In 2017 represented by the gallery Gema Llamazares he participated in Drawing Room and Estampa, more recently he has participated in Arte Santander with his solo project Escenas y otros detalles.

His latest solo exhibition Autorretrato en Interior, curated by Óscar Alonso Molina, was on view until 8 October as part of the Conexiones programme of the ABC Museum.