Gemma Gené

Spanish born, Gemma Gené’s hyperrealistic paintings focus on wrapped objects, foil balloons and oversized every day objects with reflective surfaces. Gené previously obtained an architecture degree at La Salle University in Barcelona, Spain followed by her Masters in advanced architectural design at Columbia University. She now resides in New York working as a full time artist.

Gené previously obtained a degree in architecture at La Salle University in Barcelona, Spain, and expanded her education in Architecture and Fine Art at Escola da Cidade, São Paulo, Brazil and University of California Berkeley. She is an award-winning painter and published illustrator. Gené practice focuses on wrapped objects, foil balloons and other oversized everyday objects. As a hyper realist painter, she is influenced by architectural language and the study of volume and geometry. Gemma Gené’s work has been exhibited  in New York, Palm Beach, Barcelona, Madrid, and Mallorca. 

 

Exhibitions

2021
KICKSTART: A Group Show, Voltz Clarke Gallery, New York, NY

2019
AD Art Show, Mvvo Art, New York, NY

2018
A Few of my Favorite Things, Voltz Clarke Gallery, The Colony, Palm Beach, FL
AD Art Show, Sotheby’s, New York, NY

2017
An evening of Art and Design, Curated by Saatchi Art, MiMa New York
Superfine!, New York, NY

2016
Group show, “Camino a Sefarad”, Madrid
Art Fair, Accessible Art Fair, National Arts Club, NY, November 1-25
Group show, Bombay Artisan Series semi finalist, Rush Arts, NY
Solo Show,”Coses que penso mentre faig gaspatxo” (what I think while I make gazpacho), Palo Alto Fundation, Barcelona
Group exhibition , Curated by Shawn James, The Greenpoint Gallery, NY

2015
Group Film Festival, Elvis Zapp Film Festival, Curated by EZUFF, Spectrum Space, NY
Solo Exhibition, GSAPP FS//SS Noodloo, Curated by Imagination Space, Imagination Space, New York, NY, 2014, Group Project (Gabriel Calatrava, Eileen Chen, Gemma Gené, Dan Luo, Madeeha Merchant, Rashad Palmer, Rebecca Riss, Anna Vander, Margaux Young, Jenny Yuan Lin)

2014
Solo Exhibition, GSAPP FS//SS Noodloo, Curated by Figment, New York, NY, 2014, Group Project (Gabriel Calatrava, Eileen Chen, Gemma Gené, Dan Luo, Madeeha Merchant, Rashad Palmer, Rebecca Riss, Anna Vander, Margaux Young, Jenny Yuan Lin)

2013
Group exhibition, visual arts, Curated by Columbia University, Prentis Hall, New York, NY., 2013.
Group exhibition, AAD GSAPP studio, Curated by Bernard Tschumi, Avery Hall, New York, NY., 2013