Bio

Ima Picó

Born in Valencia (Spain)

EDUCATION
Five years Degree in Fine Arts (Painting Specialism). Polytechnic University of Valencia. Spain. 1990 


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
Perdiendo el tipoMuvim, Valencia, Spain.

2016

3eme Biennale Internationale de Casablanca, Morocco.
2014
Flat Pack Art to MilanoKalpany, Milan. Italy.
The good ListenersRussian Science and Culture Centre, Helsinki. Finland.
Un-foldAsme Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Gabinete de Hygiene, Tapineria, Valencia, Spain 
Plastic-Oh, Art Club Alma del Temple, Valencia, Spain
Un-foldSala Lametro, Valencia, Spain

2013
I Muestra de Arte Contemporáneo ArtevalenciaSala de Exposiciones Melchor Zapata. Benicàssim, Spain
Un-fold. Frame Research 2013, Fabrica de Movimentos, Edificio Axa, Porto, Portugal
Un-fold. A Room, Magito, Helsinki, Finland
Por quién late el corazónKessler Battaglia Gallery. Valencia, Spain
Un-foldKessler Battaglia Gallery. Valencia, Spain
Art to wear/Arte para usar. LaSalita, Valencia, Spain
Un-foldAssociazione Barriera, Turin, Italy
Gabinete de HygieneEspacio V, Valencia, Spain
2012
Grafika. 30 Artists from the Young Spain. Instituto Cervantes, Tolouse. France
SuperGráfika. Estación Diseño Andalucía. Armilla, Granada. Spain
tuberlinpormivalenciaAsme Gallery, Berlin, Germany
tuberlinpormivalenciaLa Mutante, Valencia, Spain

Grafika. 30 Artists from the Young Spain. Instituto Cervantes Argel, Algeria

Common Ground. The Buena Vista Building, Miami Design District. USA
Grafika. 30 Artists from the Young Spain. Mikser House, Belgrado, Serbia
Grafika. 30 Artists from the Young Spain. Instituto Cervantes Belgrado, Serbia

Love Letters. Harley Gallery, Welbeck, Nottinghamshire, UK

Grafika. 30 Artistas de la España Joven. Centro de Historias. Zaragoza, Spain
Supergrafika. Finestra Estudio. Zaragoza, Spain
Grafika. 30 Artists from the Young Spain. Instituto Cervantes Sofia, Bulgaria 
Overlapping memoriesQuart Jove, Quart de Poblet, Valencia. Spain
Overlapping memoriesSPACE Gallery, Pittsburgh. U.S.A
2011
Grafika. 30 Artistas de la España Joven. Sede del Instituto Cervantes, Madrid. Spain
Artistainvitartista. Villa Eugenia Cultural Centre. Godella, Spain
Cartografías de la Creatividad. Centro de Desarrollo de las Artes Visuales de la Habana, Cuba
Grafika. 30 Artists from the Young Spain. Instituto Cervantes, Burdeos, France
AA2A Artists in Residency Exhibition. Manchester Metropolitan University. UK
Keeping afloatStudio 75. London, UK
Exhibition FGV Collection. Lametro, Valencia, Spain
Grafika. 30 Artists from the Young Spain. Villa Audi. Beirout, Lebanon
Ospite inatteso. Tamargo Films. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Grafika. 30 Artists from the Young Spain. Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts. Amman, Jordania
2010
Cartografías de la Creatividad. Museo de Arte Moderno de Santo Domingo. Dominican Republic
S.LOW. One day exhibition. (S.LOW Projekt). 91mQ Art Project Space. Berlin. Germany
Artista Invita Artista. Spazio Museale di Palazzo Tornielli, Ameno. Italy.
Common Ground exhibition 2010A & I Gallery. Los Angeles, California
universal shipping box Berlin. projektraum schwarz. Berlin. Germany
Interventions, Sede Balcarce, CCEBA, Centro Cultural de España en Buenos Aires. Argentina
universal shipping box Buenos Aires. Jardin Luminoso Gallery. Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cartografías de la creatividad. Cien por cien valencianos. Centro del Carmen. Valencia. Spain
Heavy Duty. Encuentros transmigratorios entre artistas de Nueva York, Valencia y Paris. Sala Quart Jove. Quart de Poblet. (Valencia). Spain
2009
Transfer Lounge. Spain-U.S.A artists’ exchange. Forja ArteContemporáneo, Valencia, Spain
Transfer Lounge. Spain-U.S.A artists’ exchange. SPACE, Pittsburgh, USA
Irresistible District. Namastic Art Collective. Building Number 5 of Suvilahti area. Helsinki. Finland
Heavy Duty. Encuentros transmigatorios entre artistas de Nueva York, Valencia y Paris. Fondation Argentine, Cité Internationale Universitaire, Paris, France
Heavy Duty. Encuentros transmigatorios entre artistas de Nueva York, Valencia y Paris. La Zona Red Hook Gallery, New York, USA.
Beautiful Freak. Forja ArteContemporáneo. Valencia. Spain.
Prospero’s Library. Accademia di Belle Arti. Palazzo Vanasco. Catania. Italy.
2008
Screening Program. International Forum Art Tech Media Cordoba-08. Spain.
Common Ground Collection Touring Exhibition. Haun Tie Art Museum. Beijing, China.
127th Annual Royal Ulster Academy Exhibition. Titanic Drawing Offices. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Swap/Vaihto. Finnish-English artists’ exchange. The Cable Factory. Puristamo Gallery. Helsinki. Finland.
Swap/Vaihto. Finnish-English artists’ exchange. Bureau Gallery. Salford. UK
Out of Time. Axel Lapp projects. Berlin. Germany.
The immaterial body. Huuto Gallery. Helsinki. Finland.
2007
The Family. Spanish-Finnish artists’ exchange. Maa Tila Gallery. Helsinki. Finland.
The Family. Spanish-Finnish artists’ exchange. Nunes gallery and Art and Design gallery. Helsinki. Finland.
Prosperos’ Library, Moscow Open Book Fair. Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia.
The Family. Spanish-Finnish artists’ exchange. La Sala Naranja. Valencia. Spain.
Things we might have missed. Golden Thread Gallery. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Intersections: Japan-Northern Ireland artists’ exchange. Queen Street Studios. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
2006 
Desafíos. Kanazawa Citizen’s Art Centre. Kanazawa. Japan.
Intersections: Japan-Northern Ireland artists’ exchange. Youkobo Art Space. Tokyo. Japan.
From Belfast with love. Dunedin Fringe Festival. New Zealand.
Through our eyes: Belfast/New York Exchange. The Painting Centre. New York. USA.
Art in Evolution. Espacio Carmen. Valencia. Spain.
Digital Art Studio Showreel. Queen Street Studios. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Art Wave Exhibition. Belfast City Hall. Northen Ireland.
2005
Plot.@rt.europa. Museo Laboratorio di Arte Contemporanea, Roma. Italy.
Plot.@rt.europa. Castello. Centro Internazionale per l’Arte Contemporanea. Genazzano, Italy.
Observatori. 6th Festival of Artistic Investigation. Cuidad Artes y Ciencias. Valencia. Spain.
Plot.@rt.europa. Blanca Soto Gallery. Madrid. Spain.
Summer Exhibition. Engine Room Gallery. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Complementos y Artificios. Club Playboy Valencia. Spain.
No topless bathing. 20 Northern Ireland based artists. La Sala Naranja Gallery. Valencia. Spain.
Obra reciente. La Sala Naranja Gallery. Valencia. Spain.
Post-Patético. La Sala Naranja Gallery. Valencia. Spain.
2004 
Telégrafo. Four Northern Ireland based artists at Formiguer Gallery. Castellón. Spain.
Colonización: a Northern Irish-Mexican artist Exchange. Fábrica de Imágenes, Morelia. Mexico.
Things we did and didn’t do: a Northern Irish and Mexican artist Exchange. Arttank Gallery and Queen Street Studios Gallery. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Artists Group Exhibition. Engine Room Gallery. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Diez años, diez. Lae.SFERAZUL. Sala Parpalló. Valencia. Spain.
The Figure and the Face. Orleans House Gallery. Twickenham. UK.
The Art of Love. Arndean Gallery. London. UK.
2003 
Labyrinth of Light. Zone Zero 10th anniversary. Centro Nacional de las Artes. Mexico D.F.
Objectified. The Queen Street Studios Gallery. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Séisear Ban (Six Women). An Gailearí. Ceardlann na gCroisbhealach. Fál Carrach.Donegal. Ireland.
Traditions: The Blessing and The Curse. Woman Made Gallery. Chicago. 
Digitalis 2, The Spiritual in Digital Art. Evergreen Cultural Centre. British Columbia. Canada. 
2002 
Pixxelpoint. International Computer Art Festival. Nova Gorica, Slovenia.
Artistas Esfera. Palacio de Echeveste. Valencia. Spain.
1999 
Partida de Damas. San Pio V, Museo de Bellas Artes. Valencia. Spain.
Nos Mudamos. Lae.sferazul Gallery. Valencia. Spain.
Lengua de Trapo. Catalyst Arts, Belfast. Northern Ireland.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012
Enviro 001, A Room, Magito, Helsinki, Finland
Use Hammer To Break Glass. The Holden Cafe Gallery. Manchester Metropolitan University, England
2011
Ludus. Mural Intervention. Gnomo. Valencia, Spain
2010
Advertise Here_ Leeds College of Arts. Leeds, England
2009
splash!!! Sala Lametro, Valencia, Spain
Stickers. projektraum schwarz. Berlin. Germany
Overflow. Milton Keynes Contemporary – WHITEWALL. Milton Keynes. England
Saturation. Solo show. Aula CAM La Llotgeta. Valencia. Spain.
2008
Work in Progress. Borland Gallery. Salford University. Salford. UK.
Mapping the Surface. Arsloca. Gandía. Spain.
2005 
Sense of Displacement. Engine Room Gallery. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
2004
Seducere. The Queen Street Studios Gallery. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Seducere. Lae.SFERAZUL. Gallery. Valencia. Spain.
1995 
Fragilidad. Lae.SFERAZUL. Gallery. Valencia. Spain.
Domésticos. Casa de la Cultura de Mislata. Valencia. Spain.
1994 
Dibujos y esculturas. Institut de la Dona. Valencia. Spain.
Esta misma parte. Purgatori Gallery. Valencia. Spain.

TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2000 
En el Umbral. Collaboration project with Ruth Jones. Lae.SFERAZUL. Valencia. Spain.
1997 
Galería de Muñecas. Dirección General de la Mujer. Castellón. Spain.
1994 
El ojo ajeno. Sala de Exposiciones del Ayuntamiento. Alicante. Spain.
1993 
Dos ideas distintas por diferentes miradas. J. Municipal “Ciutat Vella”. Valencia. Spain.

 

RESIDENCIES
2012
Art Residency at A Room, in Magito, Helsinki, Finland
2011
Art&research residency at Studio XX. Montreal, Canada
2010-2011
Selected for the Artists Access to Art Colleges Scheme, (hosted by Manchester Metropolitan University)
2010
Art Residency at Sarai, Programme of the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS). New Delhi. India
2008
Art residency at the Cable Factory, Puristamo. Swap/Vaihto. Finnish-English artists’ exchange. Helsinki. Finland.
2007-2008
Selected for the Artists Access to Art Colleges Scheme, (hosted by Salford University)
Resident artist at the Estonian Artists Association. Tallinn. Estonia.
2006
Art Residency. DAS, Digital Art Studios. Queen Street Studios. Belfast. Northern Ireland.
Artist resident at Queen’s Street Studios. Belfast. Northern Ireland. 2003-2006
2005
Art Residency. Arthouse Tacheles. Berlin. Germany.
Art Residency. Youkobo Art Space. Tokyo. Japan.
2000
Art Residency. The Curfew Tower Cushendall, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.
1993 
Quincena de Montesquiu. Art residence. Barcelona. Spain

COLLECTIONS
Consorcio de Museos, Valencia, Spain
Arts Council of Northern Ireland.
‘In you we trust’ Northern Ireland.
Edgar Neville Municipal Gallery, Spain.
Private collections in Spain and Ireland.