Bio

Joan Saló was born in Igualada (Spain) in 1983 . He currently lives and works between Barcelona and Berlin.

He graduated in Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona in 2006 and furthered his education at the Academia di Belle Arti of Bologna. His work has been shown in several solo and group exhibitions.

Solo projects include: “Black Matter”, Taubert Contemporary, Berlin, Germany (2020); “In Ascolto” in dialogue with a work of Giorgio Morandi, Maurizio Caldirola Gallery, Monza, Italy (2018); “Hic-Stans”, N2 Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2016); “Nunc-Stans”, Maurizio Caldirola Gallery, Monza, Italy (2015); “Quidquid latine dictum sit, altum videtur”, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain (2014); “Monadism”, MAG, Elche, Spain (2011).

Group exhibitions include: “Le Lucky”, HVW8 Gallery, Berlin, Germany (2019); “Between the Lines”, Michele Mariaud Gallery, NYC, USA (2017); “Above and Below”, Galerie Derouillon, Paris, France (2015); “Entangled”, Vesselroom project, Berlin, Germany (2014); “XV International Call”, Luis Adelantado Gallery, Valencia, Spain (2013); “Autumn reception”, Carmichael Gallery, NYC, USA (2012).

Furthermore, he received different awards and mentions as: Honor Mention Award, Liquitex Price, London, UK (2015); Finalist in “Premio Lissone”, Lissone, Italy (2014); Shortlisted in “100 Painters of Tomorrow Book”, London, UK (2013); Finalist in the Catalan Contemporary Art Biennial (2012); Finalist in Guasch Coranty International Painting Prize, Barcelona, Spain (2008).

He also has participated in the CCA Andratx Residency Program in Andratx, Mallorca, Spain (2018).