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Emma Ferguson, M.F.A.


Department of Fine and Performing Arts
Painting


Education

M.F.A. in Painting, Pratt Institute, NY, 1999-2001.
B.A. in Fine Arts in Painting, Universidad Complutense of Madrid, 1988-1994.
Excellence Awards and Delacroix Grant Award, Pratt Institute, NY, 2000 -2001.
Grant from “la Caixa” Fellowship Foundation to study at Pratt Institute, NY, (1999-2001)
VII Landscape Painting Course - Grant from the Painting Department, U.C.M., 1994.

Practice Areas

  • Painting, drawing, photography & mixed media.

Research Interests

  • Visiting speaker in The Artist as an Entrepreneur for the Studio Barcelona: The Artist’s perspective, Visual Art Course, University of New Haven Study Abroad Program, Barcelona, 2018. Speaker in Horizons: Talks & Lectures: “Cómo emprender en el Arte y no morir en el intento”, Caixaforum, Madrid. 2015

  • Visual Arts Workshops, Let’s go creative, Exhibition Roni Horn, La Caixa Fellows Association, Caixaforum, Madrid, 2015. Studio Art Workshops. Art Workshop, Galería Lucia Mendoza, Madrid, 2013. Masquelibros, Artist Book Art Fair, COAM, Madrid, 2012-2014. Creative Inspiration Workshop, Master in Textile and Surfaces Design, Instituto Europeo de Diseño, Madrid, 2009.

  • Teaching Asisstant, IV Cátedra Juan Gris Workshop, invited artist program: Christiane Lohr, and video artists Gary Hill and George Quasha, U.C.M., Madrid.

  • Painting Research at Fundación Olivar de Castillejo, Madrid. 2004-2006.

  • Artist Assistant, Fran Siegel studio, (Margaret Thatcher Projects Gallery), NY, 2000. Studio Artist Assistant of painter Antonio Murado, (Von Lintel Gallery), NY, 2001. Directed Research, with painter Ross Neher, Painting Faculty at Pratt Institute, NY, 2000.Member of La Caixa Fellowship Program, Caixaforum, Madrid.

Publications and Media Placements

Gallery representation

2011- to the present by the Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, London. www.emmaferguson.com

Reviews

Xoowmagazine, Emma Ferguson - Planets at La Neomudejar Art Residency, Madrid, 2013/14.

Lisa Galuer, The original Artist group “6” expands logically (including works of Emma Ferguson), written for the exhibition catalogue, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, July 2000.

Illustrations commissioned by the magazine CLAVES, editions: 190-196, Imágenes en Movimiento I-VIII, October 2009.

Group Exhibitions

2013 The Sketchbook Project, Brooklyn Art Library, NY. 2012 Rina Bowen Gallery 20th Anniversary, Madrid./ 2011 Winter Exhibition Cadogan Contemporary & 2011 Summer Exhibition Cadogan Contemporary Gallery, London./ 2011 Art x Haiti, Fundraising for Haiti, Casa Encendida, Madrid./ 2009 My house has turned into an artwork!, Pelayo 2, (collaboration with artist: Hélèn Picard) Madrid./

2008 Fronteras, Colectivo La Balsa, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife./ 2005 Flat Files, Pierogi 2000, Williamsburg, NY./ 2001 Cheap Art, The Cave, Williamsburg, NY./ 2001 Open Studios, Steuben East Studio, Pratt Institute, NY./ 2000 6x2=13, Williamsburg Art and Historical Center, NY.

Solo Exhibitions

2016 The book of Stains, Masquelibros, Artist Book Fair, Madrid./

2015 Fluid Planets, La Neomudejar, Centro de Artes de Vanguardia, Madrid./ 2010 Galaxies, Galería Rina Bouwen, Madrid./ 2009 Multifaceted Relations, Galería El Mono de la Tinta, Madrid./ 2009 Drawing Abstractions, Centro Cultural Caleidoscopio, Madrid./ 2005 Nature Abstractions I & IIFundación El Olivar de Castillejo, Madrid./ 2001 Thesis Exhibition, Steuben East Gallery, Pratt Institute, NY.