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Name: ceramica29

Art: Sculpture

Country: Spain

Birth Date: 1936-03-13

URL: http://www.rosaliariera.com

Contact: ++1-305-2384697


ceramica29 Sculpture Spain

Biography:

About Rosalia Riera 
 
Rosalia Riera was born in Valencia, Spain in 1936. 
 
In 1958 she graduated from the Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, specializing in art restoration from the 14th to 18 C.. She worked for the next two years as an assistant to her mentor, Andres Cillero. 
 
When her husband was transferred to the Canary Islands ,she lived in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria where she worked as an restorer in the Museo Nestor de la Torre to restore part of Torre’s work. 
 
This happened in 1987 , in a informal way, in England. This was in the town Devizes, Wiltshire, in the workshop of Bherta and Lawrence Weeb’s. From that time on she knew that she could apply everything she knew of art clay alone. 
 
She began her affair with the wheel making functional pieces for about a year to learn the habits of clay. Later, she resumed her academic studies where she concentrated on sculpture in ceramics. 
 
She met and worked with ceramist from many countries in Spain as well in England , Venezuela and Miami. Artist included David Leach , Peter Voulkos, Warren Mackenzie, Aldo Grocco , Odette Culas , Cherry Tall, John Mason. 
 
All the while she was in exhibiting in many galleries as well in the plastic arts worlds of Spain, England, France, Italy, Venezuela and the United States. 
 
She was received awards such as: 
3rd.Prize (1st. in Sculpture), Studio 100 Art Club, Homestead, FL., U.S.A. 
Primer Premio. Escultura Cerámica. Galería 3D, Madrid, Spain. 
First Prize. Marble House, South Cobb Arts Alliance, 18th. National Juried 
Art Exhibition, Mableton, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. 
Waldberg’s Award, 64th. Ceramic League, Miami, Florida, U.S.A. 
Award of the Beaumont Art League’s Collection, Beaumont, Texas, U.S.A. 
Milledge’s Award, 53rd.. Ceramic League, Miami, Florida, U.S.A. 
II Premio Nacional de Escultura, Madrid, Spain. 
I Premio Competición por una Escultura, Caracas, Venezuela. 
Notable Work Prize, Museum Center of Arts, Devizes, England. 
Prize International Critic British Craft Center, London, England. 
I Premio XXI Exposición de Escultura Cerámica, Las Palmas,  
Canary Islands, Spain. 
 
She is an active member and a panel instructor in the Ceramic League of Miami. She also a teacher in the Miami Dade Arts Center. Once a week she teaches courses in sculptural ceramics. Also, each week she gathers group of ceramics in her studio to work in more advanced techniques.  
 
Her life is a full-time world of sculptural ceramics. 
 
 
 

Exhibitions:

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS 
 
2004 “ About Love” Gilded Hand Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A. 
1999 “ Calles y Rostros”, Galeria Espacios, Madrid, Spain 
1998 “Caballos”. Galeria “Barro y Fuego” Caracas, Venezuela 
1996 “Mundo Inventado” Galeria Jaimes. Valencia, Spain. 
1994 “ Escultura Ceramica” Sala Adams. Madrid, Spain 
1991 “ Barro Raro”. Galeria Yles. Las Palmas. Canary Island. 
1991 “ XXI Exposicion de Escultura Ceramica” Las Palmas, Canary Islands. 
 
 
RELEVANT GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
 
2009 “ Small Worlds Big Idea” D’Avinci Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A. 
2008 “ Studio 100 Art Gallery, Homestead Art Club,Annual Juried Exhibition.Homestead,Florida, U.S.A. 
2008 “ 57th Annual Exhibition of Ceramic League of Miami, Miami , FloridaU.S.A..  
2008 “ Zu Gallery, Miami , Florida.U.S.A. 
2007 “ South Cobbs Arts Alliance, 20th National Juried Art Exhibition.Mableton, Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. 
2007 “Escultura Ceramica” Galeria 3D ,Madrid, Spain0 
2007 “ 27th Annual National Exhibition, Associated Artist, Franklin Square Gallery, Southport, NC, 
2006 “ 56th Annual Exhibition of Ceramic League of Miami, Miami Florida, U.S.A. 
2006 “ Feats of Clay XVII’ Lincoln Arts, Lincoln, California,U.S.A. 
2005 “Soho International Art Competition &Ehibition.Agora Gallery, New York, New York U.S.A. 
2005 “ The Paradise Tree Gallery”, Homestead, Florida, U.S.A. 
2005 “South Cobb Arts Alliance, 18th. National Juried Art Exhibition.Mableton ,Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A. 
2005 “55th Annual Exhibition of Ceramic League of Miami, Miami ,Florida, U.S.A. 
2004 “Clay National: “Form and Content”. Rockport Center of the Arts, Rockport, Texas, U.S.A. 
2004 “54th Annual Exhibition of Ceramic League of Miami , Miami, Florida, U.s.a. 
2004 “42nd Annual Tri-State National Exhibition, Beaumont Texas, U.S.A. 
2003 “ Artist in Resident Gallery, Coconut Grove, Florida, U.S.A. 
2003 “ 6th Annual Koubeck Center.University of Miami, Florida, U.S.A. 
2003 “Gilded Hand Gallery, Coral Gables, Florida, U.S.A. 
2003 “ Annual Exhibition of Ceramic League of Miami” Miami, Florida, U.S.A. 
2003 “Beaux Arts Festival of Art” Lowe Art Museum. Miami, Florida, U.S.A. 
2002 “ 5th Annual Koubek Center Art Festival” Koubek Center.University of Miami. Florida, U.S.A. 
2001 “Annual Exhibition of Clayspace South” ArtSouth, Homestead, Florida, U.S.A. 
2001 “4th Annual Koubek Center, University of Miami. Florida, U.S.A. 
2000 “ Arte Hispanico” Centro Cultural Hispano –Americano” Madrid, Spain . 
1999 “ XVIII Aniversario Galeria Barro y Fuego” Caracas, Venezuela. 
1999 “Escultura Pequeno Formato” Galeria AzulArte. Caracas, Venezue1a. 
1999 “Encuentro Nacional de escultura. Centro Cultural Hispano-Americano. Madrid, Spain. 
1998 “Salon Nacional de las Artes del Fuego” Valencia, Venezuela. 
1998 “Los Artistas por la Musica” Sala Vinicio Adames. Caracas, Venezuela. 
1998 “Competicion por una Escultura.Universidad Metropolitana Caracas, Venezuela. 
1998 “Animales” Galeria Pequeño Formato. Caracas, Venezuela. 
1997 “14 Propuestas” Galeria Barro y Fuego. Caracas ,Venezuela. 
1997 “ View Points in Ceramic” Museum Center of Arts. Devizes, England. 
1996 “Feria Iberoamericana de Arte”. Caracas, Venezuela. 
1995 “Escultura Ceramica”. Encuentro Nacional de Artes plasticas. Madrid, Spain. 
1995 “ De La Terra”. Galeria Nacional de Arte. Valencia, Spain. 
1994 “Expresion del Barro”. Centro Ceramico. Merida, Spain. 
1993 “19 Ceramistas”. Asociacion Venezolana de las Artes del Fuego”. Caracas, Venezuela. 
1992 “ Materia y Espacio”. Sala Atitlan.Banco de Guatemala. Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala. 
1991 “XXI Exposicion de Escultura”. Las Palmas, Canary Island. 
1990 “Escultura”. Galeria Yles. Las Palmas, Canary Island.  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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