SERRA Joan, ceramics

" Shapes already exist; my work consists in creating the required conditions so that they appear. "


Joan Serra

Biography

1976-1982
School Pau Gargallo.Badalona.(Spain)

Graduate in fine arts and arts graft : main subject : ceramics

1986-2015
Director and teacher of Ixio ceramic school, Mataró, Spain

2000-2015
Person in charge of educational activities in the Museum del Càntir d’Argentona, Spain

2000-2015
Curator of the exhibitions of “ Museu del Càntir d’Argentona “, Barcelona, Spain

Membership F.A.D

ACC Membership Catalan ceramic artist association

Master Artisan, Generalitat of Catalunya.

Member of the International Academy of Ceramic of Geneva.

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Awards

2004
Prix CERCO’04. Cai, Zaragoza. Spain

Honorable mention 24th Edition of the International Competition of

L’Alcora, Castellon, Spain

Prize “Pujol I Bausis”, 13th Ceramic biennale of Esplugues Angelina Alós,

Espulgues, Barcelona, Spain

1st. Prize Competition Ceramic of Quart.Girona, Spain

1st. Honorable Mention. Ceramic National of ceramic in Valladolid, Spain

2006
1st. Prize 26 th Edition of the International Competition of L’Alcora, Castellón, Spain

2010
1st Prize “Céramique 14” Paris, France

2011
Honorable Mention. 9th International Ceramics Competition of Mino, Japan

Prize “Des Grans Amateurs de Carouge”, Geneva, Switzerland

2012
Award best ceramist, Keramisto 2012, Milsbeek, Netherlands

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Selected exhibitions (since 2010)

2015
Galerie Natàlia Ferré, Montblanc, Tarragona, Spain

Tempus Fugit, Nau Gaudí, Mataró, Barcelona, Spain

Maestros de la cerámica y sus escuelas, Madola

Taller Escuela Cerámica de Muel, Zaragoza, Spain

Évolutions Thermiques de la Terre, Centre Céramique Contemporaine,

La Borne, France

Meer Kunst Van Het Decoreren, Kermiekcentrum Tiendschuur, Tegelen, Netherlands

Surtouts and Co, acte I, Galerie Accro Terre, París, France

2014
“Illes de fang,” Calella, Barcelona, Spain

Galerie des Arts de la Terre, Aubagne, France

Galerie Du Don, Le Fel, France

2013
Galerie Puls, Brussels, Belgium

“Best of” Gruppenausstellung Gäste, Gmunden Austria

2012
Galerie Accro Terre, París, France

Black is not Black, Galerie l’artelier céramique, Lausanne, Switzerland

Grenzeloos genieten, Galerie Simone Theelen, Riel, Switzerland

2011
Mille et un bols,

Le Viaduc des Arts, Paris, France

Musée La Piscine, Roubaix, France

Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland

Musée des Beux-arts, Le Chau-de-Fond, Switzerland

Galerie La Célestine, París, France

ACC 25th anniversary, Barcelona, Spain

Artesania Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain

Castell de la Bisbal, Girona, Spain

Saló de pedra, Argentona, Spain

Museu de l’Ebre, Tarragona, Spain

Museu de Lleida Diocesà i Comarcal, Spain

16th International ceramics Biennale, Châteauroux, France

Terrània, Montblanc, Tarragona, Spain

Gallery Peter Kammermann, Carouge, Geneva, Switzerland

8th Salon de la Céramique d’Art Contemporaine, Céramique 14 Paris, France

Més enllà de Cumella, Museu d’Art Contemporani La Sala, Vilanova i la   Geltrú, Barcelona, Spain

2010
“ Cerámica Española para el Siglo XXI.”

NTCRI, Caotun. / Kaushung Museum. / Yingge Ceramics Museum, Taiwan

“ CERCO. Cerámica Contemporánea en España, Institute Cervantes Tokyo, Japan

“ Céramiques contemporaines espagnoles, 12th Biennale of ceramics, Andenne,   Belgium

AIC Paris, Exhibition of International Academy of Ceramics. Cité de la Céramique,   Sèvres, France

7th Salon de la Céramique d’Art Contemporaine. Céramique 14 Paris, France

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