Miguel Soler-Roig  (Barcelona, 1961)

His education has been influenced by the Bauhaus and the new Swiss typographic style. He studied at the Basel School of Design. Subsequently completed a Masters in Fine Arts at Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. For several years has been living and working in New York, and after his return to Spain he continued his studies in photography, completing a Master of Art in Photography at the European Institute of Design in Madrid (IED), and numerous international photography workshops. 

Some of the most prominent spaces where he has shown his work are: RISD Museum of Art, Providence; Venice Arsenale; PhotoEspaña festival, Madrid; Valentin de Madariaga Foundation, Seville; TEA Museum, Tenerife; and Cultural Center of Jesus, Ibiza.

Education 
1983 Schule für Gestaltung, Basel; Basel School of Design (CH) 
1985 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, Providence (USA) 
1987 MFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, Providence (USA)
2010 MA in Photography, European Institute of Design (IED), Madrid (E) 

Selected Solo Exhibitions 

 

2019

The American Great Nude, Kraemer Gallery, Paris

The Photography Show, AIPAD, New York. 

The Room Studio, Barcelona, Out of Silence

 

2018
Flux-Zone, Mexico City, Out of Silence 
The Room Studio, Barcelona, Weightless Waves 

Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Out of Silence
 

2017 
Emma Molina Gallery, Monterrey, The Ruin of Memory

Being 3 Gallery, Beijing, Under the Andalusian Sky 


2016 
Being 3 Gallery, Beijing, Sceneries for Reverie 

Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, The Ruin of Memory 
Blanca Berlin Gallery, Madrid, T
he Ruin of Memory 

2015
Mondo Gallery, Madrid, Logical Ambiguities 
Society for Photographic Education, Cleveland, Ohio, The Ruin of Memory 

2013
Photo España, Madrid, The Great American Nude 

2011 
Galeria Alejandro Sales, Barcelona, Frontiers without Limits 

2010
Missoni, Madrid, Vogue Fashion Night Out 

Selected Group Exhibitions 

 

2019

Venezia Photo. San Servolo.

 

2018

Benaki Museum, Athens Photo Festival, Out of Silence

Cultural Center Jesus, Ibiza, Animals  

2017
Fotonoviembre, Photography Biennial. TEA Museum, Tenerife
Antonio Perez Foundation, Cuenca
Nacional Museum of Photography, Huete

Cultural Center Jesus, Ibiza, Ibicenco II

2016
Paris Photo 2016. J.P. Morgan Chase Collection 

Valentin de Madariaga Foundation, Seville, Under the Andalusian Sky   

Photo London, Blanca Berlin Gallery 
Being3 Gallery, Hudson, NY

Fotofest, Houston 
Cultural Center Jesus, Ibiza, Ibicenco

2015
Lianzhou Foto Festival, China, The Ruin of Memory 
Photo London, Blanca Berlin Gallery 
Zona Maco Foto, Mexico City
Mondo Gallery, Ibiza, Under the Andalusian Sky

Segovia Foto Festival, The Great American Nude 
Arts Libris, Barcelona 

2014
Lianzhou Foto Festival, China, Logical Ambiguities 
Fotofever, Paris, Blanca Berlin Gallery 
Matadero, Madrid, The Great American Nude 
Fotofest, Houston 

2013
PINTA, New York, Blanca Berlin Gallery 
Arte Laguna, Venice Arsenale, Longings 
ABSOLUT Prize, Photo España, Madrid, The Great American Nude 

2012
Blanca Berlin Gallery, Madrid, Look, Feel, Collect, with Joaquim Paiva and Tony Catany 
IED Group Show, Madrid, Stop Suffering 
JustMad Art Fair, Madrid, Frontiers without Limits 
Casa Encendida, Madrid, ”Mutant Books”, Stop Suffering 

2011
Copenhagen Photo Festival 

2010
Madrid Photo, Blanca Berlin Gallery 
Lisbon Art Fair, Blanca Berlin Gallery 

2009
PhotoEspaña Festival, Madrid 

1988 
American Institute of Graphic Arts, New York 

1987 
RISD Museum of Art, Providence 

 

1985 

Schule für Gestaltung, Basel 


Museums  
Benaki Museum, Athens

Royal Artistic Circle, Barcelona   
Luis Carulla Foundation - Vida Rural Museum, Tarragona  

Casa degli Italiani, Barcelona 

Valentin de Madariaga Foundation, Seville  

Cultural Center Jesus, Ibiza

TEA Museum, Tenerife
Nacional Museum of Photography, Huete

Antonio Perez Foundation, Cuenca

RISD Museum of Art, Providence  

                                          
Galleries 
Being 3 Gallery, Beijing 
Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston

Galeria Emma Molina, Monterrey

Flux-Zone, México City
Blanca Berlin, Madrid 

Mondo Galeria, Ibiza 

Awards
2017 Finalist Passporte Prize for Surreal Photography 
2014 Finalist NexoFoto Iberoamerican Photo Prize 2014, Madrid  
2013 Honorable mention Photo España ABSOLUT Prize 2013, Madrid  
2013 Finalist Arte Laguna Art Prize 12.13, MoCA Italy, Venice (IT) 
1987 Award of Excellence “Design for the Public Good 1987,” AIGA, New York  
1986 Gerrit Rietveld Academie Award, ICOGRADA International Conference, Amsterdam  

Works in Collections
JP Morgan Chase Art Collection, New York 
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 
Valentin de Madariaga Foundation, Seville
Trilantic Capital, New York 
Yolanda Santos Collection, Monterrey
Private collections: Barcelona, Beijing, Geneva, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico, Miami, Paris, and Zürich
 
Books and Publications 

Out of Silence, 2018, Madrid
The Great American Nude, (Artist Portfolio) 2015, Madrid  
Sand Dreams, 2014, Madrid  
The Great American Nude, 2013, Madrid  
Arte Laguna Art Prize 12.13, MoCA Italy, 2013, Venice  
Projects, European Master of Fine Art Photography, 2012, IED Madrid  
Stop Suffering, Limited edition artist book, 2012, Madrid  
Fronteras sin Limites, 2011, Madrid  
From Time to Time, 2010, Barcelona  

Bibliography 
Artnet news Partner Content "Atlantis & Posidonia", May 2018, New York
Artnet news Partner Content "Out of Silence", March 2018, New York

Diario de Ibiza, “Ibicencos II”, July 2017, Ibiza 
ABC, “Under the Andalusian Sky”, June 2016, Seville 
La Razón, “The Ruins of Memory”, May 2016, Barcelona 
L’Oeil de la Photographie, “The Ruins of Memory”, March 2016, Paris 
El Periódico de Cataluña, Desnudos en la Alhambra. October 2015, Barcelona 
L’Oeil de la Photographie, “Sous un ciel andalou”, September 2015, Paris 
El Mundo Journal, “Bajo un cielo andaluz”, August 2015, Ibiza  
El Temps Magazine, “Nus encara”, May 2015, Barcelona  
Amante Magazine, Collectors Edition, Gold, June 2014, Madrid  
That’s Life Magazine, January 2014, Madrid       

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Miguel Soler-Roig
visual artist