Eliel David Pérez Martínez, born 1998, Oaxaca (Mexico).
Pérez Martínez’s paintings follow a line based on the conscious and analytical experimentation of painting. The daily details break down and recompose by changing the iconography of each subject into a simple, but resolved visual composition.
Solo Exhibitions: 2021 “Humo y banderas rotas”, Eliel David Pérez Martínez – Jaime Poblete, curated by Francesco Ozzola and Mónica Pacheco at Satellite Project Space, Florence, Italy; 2020 “Entre rebeldes y armadillos”, curated by Francesco Ozzola at Suburbia Contemporary, Granada, Spain; 2019 “Mutaciones de un viaje”, curated by Casa de la Cultura Oaxaqueña at the Galleria Rufino Tamayo, Oaxaca, Mexico; 2018 “Nuevos caminos para el arte Oaxaqueño” curated by Jorge Valente at the Shinzaburo Takeda Gallery, Oaxaca, Mexico; 2016 “Escenas de Oaxaca” curated by Elias Garcia Vasquez at the Galeria della piazza, El paseo, Tehuacán, Puebla, Mexico. Cigarrillos y café by Jorge Valente at the Galeria Shizaburo Takeda, Oaxaca, Mexico.
Group Exhibitions (selection): 2021 “Urban environments and imaginary spaces”, Suburbia Contemporary, Barcelona, Spain; 2020 “Extraordinario Workshop”, curated by Daniele Capra, Vulcano Agency, Atelier F; Padiglione Antares, Spazio Vega, Mestre, Italy; 2019 “Strumentarium Supernatual”, Sound performance by Nicola Cisternino at the Biennale Educational pavilion, 58th Venice Biennale; “Mai la mia cella si muti in prigione…” Preghiera-Installazione per 11 archi “preparati”, Forte Marghera, Venezia, Italy; “Colectiva de Otoño” curated by Maria Saldaña at Bodega Quetzalli, Oaxaca, Mexico; “Doppel-Gänger”, organized by Elisa Raso, Bolzano, Italy; “Colectiva de Verano” curated by Maria Saldaña, Bodega Quetzalli, Oaxaca, Mexico; “How Clever They Are / Il suono in mostra”, in Udine, Italy; “102ma Collettiva Giovani Artisti” curated by Stefano Coletto at Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa, Venice, Italy.
Fairs: 2020 Artefiera Bologna, digital platform, Suburbia Contemporary; Future Fairs NY, digital platform, Suburbia Contemporary.
Selected residencies and awards: 2021-2022 winner of Fondazione Bevilacqua la Masa Atelier in Venice, Italy; 2021 IN-EDITA 2, artist residency organized by Marina Bastianello Gallery, Galleria Alberta Pane e IKONA Gallery, Forte Marghera, Mestre, Italy; STUDIO, artist residence curated by Matteo Innocenti, Francesco Ozzola, Palazzo Poli, Florence, Italy; 2020 Finalista del Premio Rotary 2020 “Be the difference with art!” organized by Rotary Asolo at Pedemontana del Grappa, Venice, Italy.