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     BIOGRAPHY

     RESUME


 







Education

2009 Master of Fine Arts ( M. F. A. )
( 2006 - 2009 ) Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
art.stonybrook.edu

2005 Studio Art
( 2004 - 2005 ) Randolph College, Lynchburg, VA

2003 Bachelor of Fine Arts ( B. F. A. )
( 2002 - 2003 ) Accademia Albertina Di Belle Arti Di Torino, Torino, Italy
( 1998 - 2002 ) Facultad de Bellas Artes de San Carlos, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
upv.es

1998 Studio Art
( 1991 - 1998 ) Taller de Demetrio Navaridas, Logroño, La Rioja, Spain



Solo Exhibitions

2015 Siete Años Después De Recoger Sus Dientes (Seven Years After I Collected His Teeth)
La Gota de Leche, Logroño, La Rioja, Spain 03 / 17 - 30 / 2015

2011 In My Bedroom
Oasis Gallery, Marquette, MI

2010 Sin Nombre ( Without Name )
The Lab (For Installation + Performance Art), NYC, NY
thelabgallery.com

2008 No te Marches ( Don't Leave )
Lawrence Alloway Memorial Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Sin Nombre ( Without Name )
Lawrence Alloway Memorial Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2006 Verónica y el Hombre Payaso ( Veronica and the Clown Man )
Galería Torre Nueva, Fundación Ibercaja, Zaragoza, Spain

Painting in Volume
Red Mill Gallery, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

2005 The Shape of the Land
Galería Fundación Ibercaja, Logroño, La Rioja, Spain

2003 Mundo Paralelo ( Parallel World )
Galería Ateneo Mercantil, Valencia, Spain



Group Exhibitions

2016 Performance Art Festival
Space Gallery
Bunker Projects, Pittsburgh, PA  Jun / 10 - 11 / 2016
bunkerprojects.org

De Lo Lejano (Of The Distant)
Performance collaboration with Hector Canonge
Performancy Forum
Panoply Performance Lab, New York City, NY  May / 20 / 2016

EOarts Performance Art Series, curated by Kika Espejo
Rabbithole Projects, New York City, NY  May / 13 / 2016
eoarts.com
rabbitholeprojects.com

Six Women: Their Stories, curated by Kristine Granger
Exhibition and artist talk / panel discussion
Besse Gallery and Besse Theater at Bay College, Escanaba, MI  Feb / 29 / 2016 - Apr / 07 /2016

LiVEART.US, curated by Hector Canonge
Performance collaboration with Hector Canonge
Participating artists: Bobby English Jr., Heeran Lee, Honey Jernquist (Honey McMoney), Martha Wilson, Verónica Peña, Jacob Cohen, and Irina Baldini, Dierck Roosen, with Erke Roosen.
Queens Museum, New York City, NY  Feb / 20 / 2016
queensmuseum.org/events/liveart-us

2015 Itinerant 2015 Performance Art Festival NYC, curated by Hector Canonge
Momenta Art Gallery, New York City, NY  Nov / 13 / 2015
momentaart.org

Notes On Performance The E MOTION AL Architecture of the Body, curated by Frances Z. Cooper
Songs for Presidents Gallery, New York City, NY Jul / 25 / 2015

Performeando, curated by Hector Canonge
Month of Performance Art - Berlin
MPA - B, Berlin, Germany  May / 28 - 30 / 2015
mpa-b.org

Collective Becoming: The Urban Caress, curated by Verónica Peña
Month of Performance Art - Berlin
MPA - B, Berlin, Germany May / 28 / 2015
mpa-b.org/28-may-2015
veronicapena.com

The Great American Performance Art Festival
Performeando: "Of Food and Other Pleasures", curated by Hector Canonge

Grace Exhibition Space, New York City, NY Apr / 25 / 2015
grace-exhibition-space.com

Festival Mujeres en el Arte en La Rioja, curated by Susana Baldor
with the participation of artist Esther Ferrer, Spanish National Fine Arts Prize Exhibition
Participation with my solo show Siete Años Después De Recoger Sus Dientes
La Gota De Leche, Logroño, La Rioja, Spain Mar / 17 - 30 / 2015

2014 Performeando, curated by Hector Canonge
Month of Performance Art - Berlin
OKK Gallery, Berlin, Germany 05 / 18 / 2014
kritische-kunst.org

  Performeando, curated by Hector Canonge
Month of Performance Art - Berlin
MPA - B, Berlin, Germany 05 / 16 / 2014
mpa-b.org

2013 YANS & RETO ( Young And Not Stupid & Radical Even Though Old )
Anthology Film Archives, NYC, NY 10 / 06 / 2013
anthologyfilmarchives.org

MFA Alumni Exhibition
SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY 09 / 04 / 2013 - 10 / 04 /2013

Corporeal Discomforts. Verónica Peña, Suka Off, Jeremiah Barber, and Bradley Tsalyuk
Rapid Pulse International Performance Art Festival
Nightingale Theatre Defibrillator Performance Art Gallery, Chicago, IL 06 / 06 / 2013
dfbrl8r.org

III Jornadas Internacionales de Arte de Acción del Pumarejo ( JIAAP III )
Galería Weber-Lutgen, Sevilla, Spain 02 / 8-10 / 2013

Diaspora. Exhibition juried by Laura Kruger, curator at Hebrew Union College Museum
Exhibition held in conjunction with the College Art Association Conference ( C. A. A. ).
Presented by Women’s Caucus Art and Jewish Women's Art Network
New Century Artists Gallery, NYC, NY 02 / 5-16 / 2013
conference.collegeart.org/2013/events

2012 Approach
Lexington Art League, Lexington, KY
lexingtonartleague.org

Launch. Curated by FRESH Art Long Island
Experimental participatory performance Amongst Strangers
89 North Music Venue, Patchogue, NY

Savoir-Faire 2012
The fourth annual performance series featuring women artists
Performer for The Black Dress, by Vernita N'Cognita
SOHO20 Chelsea Gallery, NYC, NY
soho20gallery.com

2011 Hit The Lights. Curated by FRESH Art Long Island
Experimental participatory performance Wall
Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

YANS & RETO ( Young And Not Stupid & Radical Even Though Old )
Anthology Film Archives, NYC, NY

8th Busan International Video Art Festival
Art Space Bandee, Busan, South Korea

Contra la Intolerancia (Against Intolerance)
Emerging and established artists from Spain exhibit together against the intolerance
Drawing international itinerant exhibition curated by art critic Joaquín Pujol Grau
Auditori Barradas, L’Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain

Wish You Were Here
10th Annual Benefit Postcard Show
A.I.R. Gallery, NYC, NY
airgallery.org

2010 Spain Art Fest' 10
Times Square, NYC, NY
vimeo.com/16988366

Spain in the City: Young Spanish Artists Exhibit at the Gabarrón Foundation
Gabarrón Foundation, NYC, NY
gabarronfoundation.org

No Territory (Anarcho Art Lab)
The Living Theater, NYC, NY

2009 A Book About Death
Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

13th DUMBO Art Under The Bridge Festival
DAC, Brooklyn, NY

MFA Alumni Exhibition
SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
Mirror Organism (Anarcho Art Lab)
The Living Theater, NYC, NY

Recherche
SAC Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Seriously, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition
The University Art Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2008 Project Blow-Up
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY

Art Student Exhibition 2008
ISE Cultural Foundation, NYC, NY

Who is Asia America? Curated by Sunita S. Mukhi, Verónica Peña, and Jennifer Iacona
Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook, NY

2007 VI Premio de Pintura de Utebo (VI Painting Prize of Utebo)
Centro Cultural Mariano Mesonada-Museo Orus, Utebo, Zaragoza, Spain

You Might Be Art, Performance I Love You Too
Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook, NY

Art Student Exhibition 2007
ISE Cultural Foundation, NYC, NY

Time Between Moments and Memories
Austin Furtak-Cole and Verónica Peña
Lawrence Alloway Memorial Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Contra la Intolerancia (Against Intolerance)
International itinerant group exhibition curated by Joaquín Pujol Grau
Salás de Pallars Art Fair, Lleida, Spain

Art Healing Space IV: Reinterpretations, Performance Healing Time
Charles B. Wang Center, Stony Brook, NY

Play It As It Lays
Lawrence Alloway Memorial Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

College Art Association New York Area M.F.A. Exhibition
Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, NYC, NY

Smocks, Layers, and Liars
Lawrence Alloway Memorial Gallery, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2006 Cento Anni di Lavoro, Gruppo di Arte Internazionale
S.P.I.-C.G.I.L., Torino, Italy

2005 Mostra di Pittura, Gruppo di Arte Internazionale
S.P.I.-C.G.I.L., Collegno, Italy

Temple
Curated by Demetrio Navaridas
Fundación Caja Rioja, Logroño, LaRioja, Spain

I Certamen de Pintura Tío Mateo
Bodegas José Estévez, Cádiz, Spain

Torino, Gruppo di Arte Internazionale
Curated by Verónica Peña
Fundación Ibercaja, Logroño, La Rioja, Spain

2004 Arnedo 2004
Cervantes Theater, Arnedo, La Rioja, Spain

Connections. Possible Cartographies in Cuenca
Curated by the Sculpture Department of the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the Sculpture Department
of the University of Castilla de la Mancha
Fundación Antonio Saura, Cuenca, Spain

Pittori Europei a Torino. Mostra di Arte Contemporanea, Gruppo di Arte Internazionale
Círculo Cultural Lucano Giustino Fortunato, Torino, Italy

2003 Expo Arte 2003-2004
Calahorra Art Museum, Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain

III Red, Blue, Yellow
Curated by Carmen Grau
Polytechnic University of Valencia, Sala de Exposiciones UPV, Valencia, Spain

I Certamen de Pintura Marca (First Marca Painting Contest)
Casa de América, Madrid, Spain

I Certamen de Pintura Marca (First Marca Painting Contest)
El Corte Inglés Paseo de la Castellana, Madrid, Spain

Dipingere Torino, Sguardi dal Mondo, Gruppo di Arte Internazionale
Villa Amoretti Library, Torino, Italy

XI Certamen Muestra Artística de Arnedo
Cervantes Theater, Arnedo, La Rioja, Spain

VII Certamen Nacional de Pintura Fundación Cruzcampo Ciudad de Calahorra
Calahorra Museum, Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain
Marqués de San Nicolás Museum, Briones, La Rioja, Spain
Museum of La Rioja, Logroño, La Rioja, Spain
Semana Santa Museum of the Hospital of Santiago, Úbeda, Jaén, Spain
Amaia Cultural Center, Irún, País Vasco, Spain
Kursaal Exhibition Center, Guipúzcoa, País Vasco, Spain

La Mole
Curated by the Painting Department of the Albert’s School of Fine Arts
Accademia Albertina delle Belle Arti, Torino, Italy

Public, Private, Metropolitan Relations
MA Cultural Association, Torino, Italy

2002 Red, Yellow, Blue
Ca Revolta, Valencia, Spain

IoEspongo 2002-2003, VI Rassegna di Giovani Artisti Emergenti in Concorso
Torino, Italy

Expo Arte 2002-2003
Calahorra Museum, Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain

Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Etching
El Portalet, Valencia, Spain

Movimiento en la Universidad (Movement at the University)
Galería Ateneo Mercantil, Valencia, Spain

2001 Illusion and Simulation in Painting
Ca Revolta, Valencia, Spain

Etching
Ca Revolta, Valencia, Spain



Grants & Fellowships

2014 Beca Taller Tiempo-Cuerpo-Espacio impartido por Nieves Correa y Abel Loureda
MatsuCreación, Madrid, Spain 08 / 21-24 / 2014
matsuestudio.com

2009 Tuition Scholarship
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Teaching Assistanship
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2008 Nominated for the Thayer Fellowship in the Arts and the Patricia Kerr Ross Award

Nominated for the Dedalus Foundation Grant

Tuition Scholarship
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Teaching Assistanship
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2007 Tuition Scholarship
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Teaching Assistanship
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2006 Tuition Scholarship
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Teaching Assistanship
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

Vermont Studio Center Fellowship
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

2005 Tuition Scholarship
Randolph - Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, Virginia

Teaching Assistantship
Randolph - Macon Woman’s College, Lynchburg, Virginia

2004 UCM Fellowship, artist Juan Genovés painting workshop
San Lorenzo de El Escorial, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spain

2002 Sócrates - Erasmus Grant
Accademia Albertina Di Belle Arti Di Torino, Torino, Italy



Awards

2009 Selected, Drawing. Procurement Office Art Collaboration
Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY

2007 Selected, Painting. VI Premio de Pintura de Utebo
Centro Cultural Mariano Mesonada - Museo Orus, Utebo, Zaragoza, Spain

2005 Selected, Painting. I Concurso de Pintura Tío Mateo
Bodegas José Estévez, Cádiz, Spain

2004 First Prize, Painting. Arnedo 2004
Teatro Cervantes, La Rioja, Spain

2003 Honorable Mention, Painting. Expo Arte 03 - 04
Museo de Calahorra, Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain

Selected, Painting. Primer Concurso de Pintura MARCA
Casa Americana, Madrid, Spain

Selected, Painting. XI Concurso Muestra Artística Ciudad de Arnedo
Teatro Cervantes, Arnedo, La Rioja, Spain

Selected, Painting. VII Certamen Nacional de Pintura Fundación Cruzcampo Ciudad de Calahorra
Museo de Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain

2002 Selected, Painting. IoEspongo 2002-2003, 6ª Rassegna di Giovani Artisti Emergenti in Concorso
Torino, Italy

Selected, Painting. Expo Arte 2002 - 2003
Museo de Calahorra, Calahorra, La Rioja, Spain



Collaborations

2005 Berlind Symposium, Maier Museum of Art
Translator of artist Pablo Soria
March 2005, Lynchburg, Virginia

2004 II Concurso de Pintura al Aire Libre Rincones Arnedanos
Jury member
Arnedo, La Rioja, Spain



Publications & Interviews

2016 "Verónica Peña, Lunares, ITINERANT Performance Art Festival, NYC, 2015. Photo: Hector Canonge," Queens Museum, 2016. http://www.queensmuseum.org/events/liveart-us
website publication

2014 PERFORMEANDO, A REVIEW BY PHILIP KEVIN BREHSE
Performeando, curated by Hector Canonge
Month of Performance Art - Berlin
OKK Gallery, Berlin, Germany  May / 18 / 2014
read review

2011 NUEVA YORK, CUNY TV Episode # 93
NUEVA YORK, is CUNY TV's Emmy-award winning Spanish-language series
June 2, 2011, New York
watch episode

2010 "TIMES SQUARE MUESTRA LA NUEVA CARA DE LA CULTURA ESPAÑOLA"
( "TIMES SQUARE SHOWS THE NEW FACE OF SPANISH CULTURE" )
Article. Newspaper EL PAÍS. EL PAÍS is one of the main national newspapers of Spain
October 7, 2010
read article

ROUND TRIP NY # 5
Interview by Eva Mendoza Chandas
October 2010, New York
read interview

"SPAIN IN THE CITY"
Interview. Castilla y Leon Television ( CYLTV )
March 2010, New York
watch interview

"THE GABARRON FOUNDATION AT THE ARMORY SHOW 2010"
Catalogue. Contains a review of my work by the art historian and critic Donald Kuspit
Ed. Alto Duero, March 2010
Dep. Legal: MU-434-2010

2007 “MI VIDA ÍNTIMA CONTINÚA SIENDO LA BASE DE MI OBRA”
Interview. Newspaper Ventana de La Rioja: back cover
September 2007, La Rioja, Spain

2005 “TEMPLE. 25 AÑOS NAVARIDAS TALLER ESTUDIO"
Catalogue
Dep. Legal: LR-25-2005
ISBN: 84-89740-57-7

2004 “CONEXIONES. CARTOGRAFÍAS POSIBLES EN CUENCA”
Catalogue
Dep. Legal: CU-361-2004
ISBN: 84-608-0237-X

2003 “ROJO, AZUL, AMARILLO III” ( “RED, BLUE, YELLOW III” )
Catalogue, edited by Universidad Politécnica de Valencia
Dep. Legal: V-4852-2003
ISBN: 84-9705-496-2

“I CERTAMEN DE PINTURA DEPORTIVA MARCA”
MINISTERIO DE EDUCACIÓN, CULTURA Y DEPORTE DE ESPAÑA
Catalogue, Madrid, 2003
Dep. Legal: M-51720-2003

“VIII CERTAMEN NACIONAL DE PINTURA FUNDACIÓN CRUZCAMPO CIUDAD DE CALAHORRA”
Catalogue, 2003
Dep. Legal: LR-248-2003

2002
“LA UNIVERSIDAD SE MUEVE”
Catalogue, 2002
ISBN: 84-9705-202-1



Collections

Gabarron Foundation, NYC, NY
gabarronfoundation.org

Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY
stonybrook.edu

Fundación Ibercaja, Logroño, La Rioja, Spain
ibercaja.es

Fundación Ibercaja, Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain
ibercaja.es

Ayuntamiento de Arnedo, Arnedo, La Rioja, Spain
arnedo.com

Accademia Albertina Di Belle Arti Di Torino, Torino, Italy

Ateneo Mercantil, Valencia, Spain

Private collectors