NAIA DEL CASTILO ( BILBAO, 1975)

Academical Studies

2014 - Ongoing
PHD writing at Sculpture department. BASQUE COUNTRY UNIVERSITY. FACULTY OF FINE ARTS. Spain.
Title: Analysis of the ways of making sculpture with the photographic image in the XXI century.
Director: Dra. Ana Arnaiz
Program: Investigación y Creación en Arte / INCREA

1999-2000
CHELSEA COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN,London. England. Master in Fine Arts with distinction.

1993-1998
BASQUE COUNTRY UNIVERSITY. FACULTY OF FINE ARTS. Spain. Bachelor´s degree. Majored in Sculpture.

1997-1998
WILLEM DE KOONING COLLEGE OF ROTTERDAM. Holland.
STUDENT EXCHANGE study program with Basque country university.

1996-1997
ACADEMY OF ART AND DESING´S HERTOGENBOSCH.Holland.
ERASMUS study program with Basque country university.

Solo Shows

2015
NAIA DEL CASTILLO. Sala Rekalde, Bilbao.

2014
Flujos.Fundación BilbaoArte, Bilbao..Bilbao
Flujos.Espacio Marzana.Bilbao
*Exhibition funded with the generous support from Basque Govermentat *departamento de educación, política lingüística y cultura del gobierno vasco.

2013
Puertas abiertas Bilbaoarte.Bilbao
*Project done at Bilbaoarte artistic production centre with the Grants for the development of artistic projects. Bilbao.

2012
Desplazamientos.Casa Galeria. México D.F.
*Exhibition funded with the generous support from Etxepare, Basque Institute

2011
Altered perceptions.Ilivetomorrow Gallery. Hong Kong
*Exhibition funded with the generous support from The Ministry of Culture of Spain and El Fondo Asistencial y Cultural de VEGAP.

2010
Desplazamientos.Espacio Marzana. Bilbao
Ir y Volver.Maior Gallery.Palma de Mallorca.Spain

2009
Time After Diamonds. DeSantos Gallery.Houston.USA
Naia del Castillo. MAM Gallery Salzburg.Austria
Matryoshka.Performance.Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente. Segovia. Spain
Selected Works. Naia del Castillo. MAM Gallery. Vienna. Austria

2008
Naia del Castillo. Sala Amós Salvador , Logroño.Spain

2006
Ofrendas y Posesiones , Dels Angels gallery gallery. Barcelona. Spain

2005
ParisPhoto , Distrito4 gallery. Spain guest country. Selected by Rosa Olivares.Paris
Ofrendas y Posesiones , Distrito4 gallery. Madrid.Spain
Traps and Seductions, De Santos Gallery, Houston, Texas. USA
Naia del Castillo. Galería Fucares, Almagro.Spain
El Puente de la Visión. Palacio de Caja Cantabria. Santillana del mar.Spain
Ofrendas y Posesiones. Galería Distrito4, Madrid.Spain

2004
Trampas y Seducción, Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid Community, Madrid, Spain
Naia del Castillo, ARTIUM, Museum of Contemporary Arts of Vitoria , Spain

2003
Sobre la Seducción, Dels Angels gallery. Barcelona, Spain
Naia del Castillo, Van der Voort gallery, Ibiza.Spain

2002
Sobre la Seducción, Bilkin, gallery. Bilbao, Spain
New Art Fair. Barcelona.Spain.
Naia del Castillo, Maria Martín gallery. Madrid.Spain

2001
Atrapados,Dels Angels gallery. Barcelona.Spain
Atrapados, BilbaoArte gallery space. Bilbao.Spain

Group Shows

2016
ArteSantander 2016> Santander.
El Circulo.Bilbaoarte. Bilbao.
Shanghai Art and Design 2016: Trans-Design. West Bund Art Center. Shanghai.China.
Bodegones en el arte.Museo de Santa Cruz de Toledo. Toledo.
Puertas abiertas. Casa de Velazquez. Madrid.
Doce Artistas en el Museo del Prado.Arco 2016.Madrid Por venir. Casa de Velazquez. Madrid.

2015
Made in Spain.Centro de arte contemporáneo, CAC DE MALAGA.España.
Artea Oinez.Buhardilla de la Sala de Armas de la Ciudadela, Pamplona.

2014
La Imagen Fantástica. Kubo gallery in Kursaal, San Sebastian. El Prado y los artistas contemporaneos.Fine Arts Museum of Bilbao. Somos, sois, eres, soy:4 lecturas de lo humano en la Colección Würth España. Museum Würth. Spain Destellos, deslumbramientos y rupturas: una crónica de la fotografía contemporánea en España. Fundación Telefónica y PHotoEspaña,Madrid
Euskal dirdira Mexikon: resplandor vasco en México. Estudio Loft. México
Buitres, elfos, libelulas, hombres y mujeres. Travelling exhibition.Navarra.

2013
Domestic Territories. Ilivetomorrow gallery. Hong Kong.
Metamorfosis del paisaje. Sala Fundación Caja Vital Kutxa. Vitoria
El Museo del Prado y los artistas contémporaneos.Fundación Francisco Godia.Barcelona.
London Art Fair 2013, Cynthia Corbett Gallery.Business Design Centre, Islington, London.

2012
El Museo del Prado visto por artistas españoles contemporáneos.Institut Valencia d´Art Modern, IVAM.
Young Masters Art Prize 2012. Sphinx Fine Art. London
*Exhibition funded with the generous support from Etxepare Institute
Estaciones. Caja Sur.Cordoba.
Young Masters Art Prize 2012. Gallery 27. London*Exhibition funded with the generous support from Etxepare Institute
Desnudando a Eva. Creadoras del siglo XXI. Rabat Cervantes Institute. Morocco.
Estaciones. Fundacion Bilbaoarte. Bilbao.
Shoes or not shoes.Sons Museum. Belgium.
Zoologia fantastica.Tenerife Espacio de las Artes (TEA).
1 Festival Miradas de Mujeres.La Casa Encendida. Madrid
Ellas. Travelling exhibition. Red Itiner. Madrid Community.
La revolucion de la escultura. CEART. Centro de Arte Tomas y Valiente. Madrid

2011
Desnudando a Eva.Creadoras del siglo XXI. Instituto Cervantes de Varsow.Poland
‘The CHIMERA PAVILION’-Ilivetomorrow Gallery- First Beijing International Design Triennial .Beijing
Desnudando a Eva.Creadoras del siglo XXI. Instituto Cervantes de Cracovia.
Desnudando a Eva.Creadoras del siglo XXI. Muzeul Naţional de Artă Contemporană (MNAC) - Salas Palacio del Parlamento. Bucarest (Rumanía).
ArtBrussels. MAM Gallery. Bruselas.
Ellas creadoras del siglo XX y XXI. Sala Fundación Caja Vital.Vitoria.
El arte desnudo. CEART. Madrid.
Desnudando a Eva.Creadoras del siglo XXI. Instituto Cervantes Berlín.
Arco2011.MAM Galery. Madrid.

2010
Nuevas Historias- A new view of Spanish Photography. National Museum of Photography Den Sorte Diamant, Royal Library, Copenhagen.
Vynt Anys. Galeria Maior.Pollenca
Desnudando a Eva.Creadoras del siglo XXI. Instituto Cervantes Praga.
Dreams. Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art. Salzburg
Desnudando a Eva.Creadoras del siglo XXI. Instituto Cervantes Belgrado
Nuevas Historias- A new view of Spanish Photography. Vassa
Saber estar. Galeria Vault17. Prato.Italia
Estancias, Residencias, Presencias. TEA, Tenerife Espacio de las Artes.
Miradas Singulares, Voces Plurales.Claustro de exposiciones de diputacion de Cadiz
Mulier, Mulieris. MUA. Sala Sempere. Alicante
Arco2010.MAM Galery. Madrid

2009
Mil enfoques, un objetivo, Martín Fierro s/n. Madrid
Bilbaoarte New Yorken, The Gabarron Foundation, NYC
Escultura Española Actual 2000-2010.Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Esteban Vicente. Segovia. Comisariado por Francisco Calvo Serraller
ArtSep, Subastas Chrystie´s. Paris
Open Studios ISCP. Brooklyn,NY. USA
Nuevas Historias- A new view of Spanish Photography. Kuntsi Museum.Finlandia
ArtDubai2009.MAM Gallery.Dubai
Arco2009.MAM Gallery/Distrito4 Gallery.Madrid.España
Nuevas Historias- A new view of Spanish Photography. Sternesen Museum.Oslo
ArteFiera 2009.MAM Gallery.Bologna.Italia

2008
Nuevas Historias- A new view of Spanish Photography.Kulturhuset.Stocklom
Recline Bodies/Lied Bodies.Tenerife Museum.TEA
Time to Celebrate.Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art Salzburg
Out of Body. OpenEye Gallery. Liverpool
Extraños en el Paraiso.Contemporary Basque Photography.Cervantes Institute.Tokio.Japan

2007
Extraños en el paraiso. Basque Contemporary Photography. Cervantes Institute. Beijing
Objeto de Réplica.Artium, Museum of Contemporary Arts of Vitoria. Spain
Roma Ancora e Roma. Academia de España en Roma
Festival Fotografia Roma. Temple University
Würth Museum,LaRioja. Spain
BCN:1945-2007:Maeght Fundation. France
A propósito de hombres y mujeres. Cervantes Institute. New York
Twelve Artists in the Prado Museum. Curated by Franciso Calvo Serraller. Prado Museum
Korea Art Fair. Dels Angels Gallery. Korea
Arco07.Distrito4 Gallery , Dels Angels Gallery. Madrid

2006
Art Houston Open House, De Santos Gallery, Houston, Texas. U.S.A
“Take me with you” .Círculo de BBAA.Madrid. Mori Museum, Japan
DFOTO Photography Fair, Museo San Telmo. San Sebastián, Spain
ARCO06, Distrito4 gallery, Dels Angel’s gallery. Madrid

2005
El Puente de la Visión ,Museum of Fine Arts of Santader. Spain
ViennArtFair, Distrito4 gallery. Viena.
DFOTO Photography Fair, Distrito4 gallery. San Sebastián, Spain.
ARCO05, Distrito4 gallery, Dels Angel’s gallery. Madrid.

2004
Meanwhile,Somewhere… Rekalde Space for Contemporary Arts. Bilbao. Spain FIAC 2004. Distrito4 gallery. Paris
Arte Actual, Travesías dominicano & español. Dominican Republic
MACO, Distrito4 gallery, Mexico
FOROSUR, Distrito4 gallery, Cáceres. Spain
DFOTO,Distrito4 gallery, Dels Angels gallery, Bilkin gallery, San Sebastián. Spain
ARCO 2004, Dels Angels gallery, Madrid. Spain

2003
Biennal of Art in Sport ( BIDA ) . Centre of Contemporary Arts of Salamanca. Spain
Undisciplined . MARCO. Museum of Contemporary Art of Vigo. Spain
Woman at Spanish Plasticity. Museum of Pablo Serrano, Zaragoza. Spain

2002
Feria New Art,Barcelona
On land, Festival BAC, Barcelona Arte Contemporaneo, Barcelona.
Fragilities,Festival Printemps. Toulousse
Arcadia in the city. E-Gallery, Londres
Il Peso Virtuale, Galleria En Plain Air, Pinerolo, Italia
Pasión. Diseño Español. Berlín, Viena, Salamanca
ArtFrankfurt´02. Galería Bilkin. Frankfurt
Expoarte, Barcelona
ARCO02 Galería Dels Angels Madrid

2001
Brighton Icons, St. Bartholomew Church, Brighton
Injuve 2001, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid
Ertibil 2001. Bizkaia
Art in St. MagdaleneChurch, Londres
Arco 2001. Caja Madrid. Generación 2000

2000
Gure Artea 2000. Koldo Mitxelena. San Sebastian British Telecom 5th Art Event. London
London Biennalle 2000. London
Ark 2000, Dilston Grove Gallery. London
Chelsea Final Show. School of Art and Design. London

Grants and residencies

2015
ACADEMIE DE FRANCE A MADRID, CASA DE VELZQUEZ.
FINE ARTS GRANTS, BASQUE GOVERNMENT, Vitoria, Spain.

2014
FINE ARTS GRANTS, BASQUE GOVERNMENT, Vitoria, Spain.
FINE ARTS GRANTS, BASQUE GOVERNMENT, Vitoria, Spain.
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FINE ARTS GRANTS, BASQUE GOVERNMENT, Vitoria, Spain.

2013
FINE ARTS GRANTS, BASQUE GOVERNMENT, Vitoria, Spain.
FUNDACIÓN BILBAOARTE. Bilbao. Spain
Artist residency.

2012
ETXEPARE, BASQUE INSTITUTE, promotion for the arts

2011

FUNDACION ARTE Y DERECHO. XVth scholarship. Madrid
GRANT FOR THE PROMOTION FOR THE SPANISH CONTEMPORARY ART. Year 2011. Ministry of Culture of Spain.

2009

ISCP, INTERNATIONAL STUDIO AND CURATORIAL PROGRAM. NEW YORK CITY.Artist residency. Supported by Bilbaoarte Foundation. Spain

2008

FINE ARTS GRANTS, BASQUE GOVERNMENT, Vitoria, Spain.

2007
SPANISH ACADEMY IN ROME. ROME PRIZE
Artist residency. Supported by Ministry of Foreign Office of Spain.

2005
FUNDACIÓN BILBAOARTE. Bilbao. Spain
Artist residency.

2004
CITÉ INTERNATIONALE DES ARTS, PARIS.
Artist residency. Supported by Injuve. Spain

2002-2003
ARTISTIC CREATION SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS of Biscay Council. Bilbao

2001-2002
ARTISTIC CREATION SCHOLARSHIPS. BBK. Bilbao.

2000
BILBAOARTE creation scholarship. Bilbao.

1999
GENERACION 2000. Fine arts scholarship. Caja Madrid. Madrid.

1998-1999
FUNDACIÓN BILBAOARTE. Bilbao. Spain
Artist residency.

1997-1998
WILLEM DE KOONING COLLEGE OF ROTTERDAM. Holland.
Free student exchange study program with Basque country university.

1996-1997
ACADEMY OF ART AND DESING´S HERTOGENBOSCH.Holland.
Erasmus study program with Basque country university.

Prizes y selections

2012

YOUNG MASTERS ART PRIZE 2012. Shortlisted. Londres.

2010
MUSEUM OF ALICANTE UNIVERSITY.Awarded work for Mulier Mulieris exhibition.

2009

MARQUES VALLE DE TENA. PHOTOGRAPHY AND NATURE INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION. Finalist.

2007
PRADO MUSEUM. Selected by the museum to recreate 2 works of their collection to commemorate the 25 years of the Foundation of Friends of Prado Museum.

2006
GENERACIÓN 2006 CONTEMPORARY ART COMPETITION by Caja Madrid, Madrid.Selected and acquired work.

2005
PHOTOESPAÑA05. FESTIVAL OFF. Madrid.Best exhibition award.
VI AWARDS ABC OF PAINTING AND PHOTOGRAPHY. MADRID.Second award.
XLII FINE ARTS INTERNATIONAL AWARDS OF POLLENÇA. Mallorca.Second award

2003
IXth BIENNIAL OF FINE ARTS OF PAMPLONA. Selected work.
PURIFICACIÓN GARCÍA PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION. Selected work.
ERTIBIL 2003.First Prize Bizkaia.

2002
ERTIBIL 2002. Bizkaia.Selected work.

2000
GURE ARTEA 2000. Selected work.

1999
CERTAMEN VITORIA-ARTE-GASTEIZ 1999, Vitoria,Selected work.
ESCULTURA XXVI PREMIO BANCAIXA, Valencia, Accesit Prize
ERTIBIL 1999 Bizkaia.Selected work.

1998
X BIENAL DE CERAMICA DE ESPLUGES, Angelina Alós. Cataluña.Selected work.

1997
MULTIPLES DE ESCULTURA para la UPV, Bizkaia. First Prize

Artpieces at collections

ABC collection. Spain
Alicia Koplowitz collection. Spain
BBK. Spain
BBVA. Spain
Bancaixa Fundation, Valencia. Spain
Business Institute. Spain
Caja de Burgos. Spain
Caja Madrid Fundation. Spain
Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo,CA2M
Cervantes institution. Spain
Cityhall of Bilbao. Spain
Contemporary Art Center of Málaga. CAC. Spain
Focus Abengoa Fundation. Spain
Injuve. Spain
IVAM. Spain
La Caixa Fundation. Spain
Los Bragales collection.Spain
Madrid Comunity. Spain
Maison Europeene de la Photographie. Paris
Mallin Colection.
MCARS.Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Reina Sofia Spain
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation. Spain
ARTIUM Museum of Contemporay Arts. Vitoria. Spain
TEA Museum of Contemporay Arts of Tenerife. Spain
Museum of Fine Arts of Houston. USA
Museum of Contemporay Arts Esteban Vicente.Segovia. Spain
Museum of Fine Arts of Santander. Spain
Museum of Pollença.Mallorca. Spain
Museo SONS. Belgium
Prado Museum. Spain
Museum Würth. La Rioja. Spain
Ordoñez Falcón Fundation. Spain
Sports Council. Spain
Torreal,SA. Spain
University of Basque Country. Spain

Teaching and talks

2017
MASTER PHOTOESPAÑA / ESCUELA PIC.A. Master class at Centro de Arte Alcobendas,Madrid. GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO. Department of Education, Spain.Learning Through Art Program.Teaching Artist. / From october to July.

2016
UNIVERSITY OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY . Associate teaching position.2016/2017.FINE ARTS SCHOOL. Sculpture department.
El círculo.BILBAOARTE ART CENTER. Bilbao.Invited speaker.
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO. Department of Education, Spain.Learning Through Art Program.Teaching Artist. / From october to July.
FINE ARTS MUSEUM BILBAO. Department of Education and Cultural Action (DEAC). Bilbao. Spain. Teaching Artist.

2015
MUSEO GUGGENHEIM BILBAO. Departamento de Educacion. Aprendiendo a traves del Arte. Artista/profesor.De octubre a junio.
MUSEO DE BBAA DE BILBAO. Departamento de Educacion y acción cultural (DEAC). Bilbao. Taller de artista.
SALA REKALDE. Bilbao Taller de artista dirigido a alumnos de la facultad de Bellas Artes de la Universidad del Pais Vasco.
Facultad de Bellas Artes del Pais vasco. ARTISTAS HABLANDO EN PRIMERA PERSONA. Conferencia.

2014
MUSEO GUGGENHEIM BILBAO. Departamento de Educacion. Aprendiendo a traves del Arte. Artista/profesor.De octubre a junio.
MUSEO DE BBAA DE BILBAO. Departamento de Educacion y acción cultural (DEAC). Bilbao. Taller de artista.

2013
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO. Department of Education, Spain.Learning Through Art Program.Teaching Artist. / From october to July.
FINE ARTS MUSEUM BILBAO. Department of Education and Cultural Action (DEAC). Bilbao. Spain. Teaching Artist.
Una cosa entre otras cosas ARTELEKU. San sebastian.Talk at the short course:Feminist art productions: Knowledge processes and relations between generations. 23 / july / 2013.
El museo del Prado y los artistas contemporaneos.FUNDACION FRANCISCO GODIA. Barcelona. Ponencia. 23 / abril / 2013.

2012
Naia del Castillo.UNIVERSIDAD IBEROAMERICANA.Mexico D.F.Invited speaker. 4 December 2012
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO, Department of Education, Spain.Learning Through Art Program.Teaching Artist. / From october to July.
FINE ARTS MUSEUM BILBAO. Department of Education and Cultural Action (DEAC). Bilbao. Spain.Teaching Artist. / July 2011 / January 2012 / May 2012.Studio: Workshop.
Portartits IV.BILBAOARTE ART CENTER. Bilbao.Invited speaker . 8 June 2012.
YUAN ZE UNIVERSITY. DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN. Chungli, Taiwan.YZU Creative Art Workshop.Visiting Professor / May 2012. Studio: Workshop
Notes about nature. YUAN ZE UNIVERSITY. DEPARTMENT OF ART & DESIGN. Taiwan.Invited speaker. 5 May 2012

2011
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO, Department of Education, Spain.Learning Through Art Program.Teaching Artist. / From october to July.
FINE ARTS MUSEUM BILBAO. Department of Education and Cultural Action (DEAC). Bilbao. Spain. Teaching Artist.
SALA REKALDE EXHIBITION SPACE.Visiting Professor / March 2011 Studio: Workshop
Displacements.ART AND NATURE CONGRESS. SALA AMARICA. Vitora. Spain.Invited speaker. 9 November 2011.
Altered Perceptions GAFA. GUANGZHOU ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS. Guangzhou. Invited speaker. 19 October 2011
Work from 2000 to 2011. CAFA. The Central Academy of Fine Arts. Beijing. Invited speaker.

2010
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO, Department of Education, Spain.Learning Through Art Program.Teaching Artist. / From october to July.
The unmonmental in Public Art STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT NEW PALTZ.Contributor to performance-lecture curated by Rena Leinberger.
Processes UNIVERSITY OF SEVILLE. DEPARTMENT OF ART HISTORY, Spain. Invited speaker. 11 March 2010.

2009
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO, Department of Education, Spain.Learning Through Art Program.Teaching Artist. / From october to July.
UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA - FACULTY OF FINE ARTS. Spain. Visiting Professor / June 2009.Studio: Workshop
Everything seems unlimited. UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA – FACULTY OF FINE ARTS. Spain.Invited speaker. 20 April 2009

2008
GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO, Department of Education, Spain.Learning Through Art Program.Teaching Artist. / From october to July.
Everything seems unlimited UNIVERSITY OF BARCELONA – FACULTY OF FINE ARTS. Spain.Invited speaker.
Tramps, seductions and posessions. MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS OF SANTANDER, Spain.Invited speaker.
Tramps, seductions and posessions. OPEN EYE GALLERY, Liverpool, United Kingdom. Invited speaker.
III EPSON DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION, Madrid.Competition Juror.r
GENERATION GUGGENHEIM MUSEUM BILBAO. Photography Competition. Competition Juror

2007
Eritis sicut dei , Saint Barbara, the selection and the process. PRADO MUSEUM, Madrid. Spain.Invited speaker.

2006
BURGOS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN. Spain.Visiting Professor / December 2006Studio: Workshop
Tranformation of the body.BURGOS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN. Spain.Invited speaker

2005
L’ECOLE D’ART APPLIQUÉ OF VEVEY, School of Photography,Visiting Professor / May 2005.Studio: Workshop
Tranformation of the body. SALA RECALDE – CONTEMPORARY ART CENTER. Bilbao.Spain. Invited speaker

2004
LA MUJER ARTISTA EN EL AMBITO INTERNACIONAL. TROCONIZ FOUNDATION, Bilbao, Spain.Invited speaker
Sculpture and photography. The instant and the eternity.ARTIUM, MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART OF VITORIA. Spain. Invited speaker