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MONICA DIXON


Works  
Biography



Was born in 1971 in Marlton, New Jersey, USA. Lives and works in Oviedo, Spain.


Solo exhibitions (selection):

2020
Detained spaces - Guillermina Caicoya Art Projects - Oviedo
At the threshold / Towards light - Borron Art Center - Oviedo  

2019
Lugares comunes - Angel Almeida Art Gallery - Zamora

2018
Scenes from nowhere - MH Art Gallery - Bilbao

2017
Somewhere... Nowhere - Guillermina Caicoya Art Projects - Oviedo

2016
Enyorances i records - Jordi Barnadas Art Gallery - Barcelona
Landscapes - Lönebostället Art Gallery - Simrishamn - Sweden

2015
Ausencia y presencia - Murillo Art Gallery - Oviedo
Homeland - Espacio 36 Art Gallery - Zamora
A Universal Truth - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery - Singapore

2014
Nowhere land - Jordi Barnadas Art Gallery - Barcelona

2013
Espacio Abierto - Octogono Art Gallery - Aviles
Scapes - Patricia Acal Art Gallery - Madrid

2012
Open/Closed Spaces - Espacio 36 Art Gallery - Zamora
La - in quietud del espacio - Murillo Art Gallery - Oviedo

2011
La voz de lo callado - del objeto al espacio - Casa Duro Art Center - Mieres - Asturias

2010
In & Out - Mada Primavesi Art Gallery - Madrid


Group show:

2021
Exhibition Museum of Fine Arts of Asturias
Latest Acquisitions of Asturian Contemporary Art - 2013-2020 - Valey Cultural Center - Piedras Blancas - Avilés - Asturias  
Fred gener del 21 - Barnadas Art Gallery - Barcelona  

2020
Drifts of Imagination. Other Visions of Geometry - Odalys Art Gallery - Madrid  
Art builds. 70 proposals for reflection - Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Asturias - Oviedo  
XXIV International Arts Exhibition Ciudad de Alcázar de San Juan - Alcázar de San Juan Museum - Ciudad Real
L International Painting Contest - Rafael Zabaleta Museum - Quesada - Jaen
XXVIII Centelles Painting Prize - Marco vell' Art Center - Barcelona
XIX Murcia University Painting Prize - Pedro Cano Foundation - Blanca - Murcia

2019
Realism - appearance and reality in Asturian art - The 451 Shop - Oviedo - Asturias  
XIX University of Murcia Painting Prize - Palacio Almudi Art Center - Murcia  
XL Gredos Painting Contest - Real Palacio del Infante don Luis de Borbón de Arenas de San Pedro - Ávila
About women artist - Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos de Asturias - Oviedo  
XXIII International Arts Exhibition "Ciudad de Alcázar de San Juan" - Museo Municipal de Alcázar de San Juan - Ciudad Real  
80 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - La Confianza Art Center - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real
XLII National Painting Contest Casimiro Sainz - La Casona - Reinosa - Cantabria  
Un lugar donde habitar - Showroom Casa de Cultura Pola de Siero - Asturias

2018
Heaven-Earth. Infanta Elena Contemporary Art Museum Collection - Santa Cruz de Toledo Museum
 XXXII Emilio Ollero National Painting Contest - Jaen Art Museum - Jaen
 XIII Biennial Albacete Painting Contest - Albacete Art Museum - Albacete
79 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - La Confianza Art Center - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real
Canyelles National Painting Contest - Canyelles Showroom - Barcelona
Claustro of Casa de la Cultura de Mora - Toledo
Arte que ronda - Exhibition Centre of the Provincial Council - Ciudad Real

2017
XVI Virgen de las Viñas International Painting Contest - Infanta Elena Fine Arts Museum - Ciudad Real
X Badajoz National Painting Contest - Museo de la Ciudad Luis de Morales - Badajoz
Ateneo Iluro Foundation - Mataro - Barcelona
Showroom Auditorium Cangas do Morrazo - Pontevedra
El Rincón Feliz - Barjola Art Museum - Gijón - Asturias

2016
XII Biennial Albacete Painting Contest - Albacete Art Museum - Albacete
77 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - La Confianza Art Center - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real
 Art in the summertime - Espacio 36 - Angel Almeida Art Gallery - Zamora
Casino Lliberal - Algemesi - Valencia

2015
Spanish realism - Barnadas - Huang Art Gallery - Singapore
Entre el cel i la terra - Jordi Barnadas Art Gallery - Barcelona

2014
Jaen Art Museum - Jaen
Showroom Art Center Santiago Hospital - Jaen
XI Biennial Albacete Painting Contest - Albacete Art Museum - Albacete
75 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - La Confianza Art Center - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real
Summer Group Exhibition - Jordi Barnadas Art Gallery - Barcelona
Rafael Zabaleta Museum - Quesada - Jaen
Showroom Auditorium Cangas do Morrazo - Pontevedra
Showroom Castilla-La Mancha Savings Bank Foundation - Cuenca  

2013
The real Barcelona - Barnadas-Huang Art Gallery - Singapore
Temps Suspés - Jordi Barnadas Art Gallery - Barcelona
Showroom La Casona - Reinosa - Cantabria
Alcazar de San Juan Art Museum - Ciudad Real
74 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - La Confianza Art Center - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real
Rafael Zabaleta Museum - Quesada - Jaen
20 x 13 - Murillo Art Gallery - Oviedo - Asturias
Ateneo lluro Foundation - Mataró - Barcelona
Pilar Factory - Motril - Granada
Painting Awards Ciudad de Alcala - Casa de La Entrevista - Alcala de Henares - Madrid
Art for Water - Niemeyer Cultural Center - Avilés - Asturias
Parlamento de La Rioja - Logrono - La Rioja

2012
365 & 12 x 12 Collection - Patricia Acal Art Gallery - Madrid
Jaen Art Museum - Jaen
Gran Teatro de Manzanares - Ciudad Real
73 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - La Confianza Art Center - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real
Rafael Zabaleta Museum - Quesada - Jaen

2011
Lopez-Villasenor Museum - Ciudad Real
72 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - La Confianza Art Center - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real Valdepenas Museum - Ciudad Real
Large and small works of art - Murillo Art Gallery - Oviedo
A summer night's dream - Mada Primavesi Art Gallery - Madrid
XIII Biennial Painting Contest "Gastronomy and Painting" - Alvaro Delgado Showroom - Asturias
Landscapes - Mada Primavesi Art Gallery - Madrid
Rodger Lapelle Galleries - Philadelphia - USA  



Art fairs - few last years:

2020
ArteOviedo - Guillermina Caicoya Art Projects  
Art Karlsruhe - Barnadas Art Gallery

2019
ArtMadrid - MH Art Gallery
JustMadX - Guillermina Caicoya Art Projects

2018
ArteOviedo - Guillermina Caicoya Art Projects
JustLX Lisboa - Guillermina Caicoya Art Projects

2017
ArteOviedo - Guillermina Caicoya Art Projects
AAF Art Fair Hong Kong - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery
AAF Art Fair Brussels - Barnadas Art Gallery

2016
AAF Hampstead - London - Will's Art Warehouse Art Gallery
AAF Art Fair Hong Kong - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery
AAF Art Fair Singapore - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery
Art Fair Brussels - Barnadas Art Gallery

2015
AAF Art Fair Singapore - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery
Feriarte Oviedo - Murillo Art Gallery
AAF Art Fair Seoul - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery
Art Central Hong Kong - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery
ArtMadrid - Patricia Acal Art Gallery

2014
Feriarte Oviedo- Espacio Liquido Art Gallery
Art Expo Malaysia - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery
Art Apart Fair Singapore - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery
Asia Comtemporary Art Show Hong Kong - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery
AAF Art Fair Hong Kong - Barnadas Huang Art Gallery

2013
Miradas de Mujeres Festival - Patricia Acal Art Gallery
Feriarte Oviedo - Murillo Art Gallery


Public collections:

Rutgers University - Camden - NJ - USA
Oviedo City Hall Art Collection - SP
Caja Rural Art Collection - Savings Bank - Asturias - SP
Jesus Barcenas Electric Company Art Collection - Ciudad Real - SP
Padron City Hall Art Collection - La Coruña - SP
Junta de Comunidades de Castilla- La Mancha Art Collection - SP
Jaleo Restaurant Art Collection - Cosmopolitan Resort - Las Vegas - USA
Pola de Siero City Hall Art Collection - Asturias - SP
S.C. "La Oturense"Art Collection - Asturias - SP
Valdepenas Fine Arts Museum - Ciudad Real - SP
Manzanares City Hall Art Collection - Ciudad Real
Miguelturra City Hall Art Collection - Ciudad Real - SP
Cambre City Hall Art Collection - La Coruna - SP
Lluis Bassat Contemporary Art Collection - Mataró - Barcelona - SP
Cueros y Derivados Piedra - Art Collection - Asturias - SP
Algemesí City Hall Art Collection - Valencia - SP
Diputacion of Ciudad Real Art Collection - Ciudad Real - SP
Mataro City Hall Art Collection - Mataro - Barcelona - SP
Conservas y Frigoríficos del Morrazo Art Collection - Pontevedra - SP
Infanta Elena Contemporay Arts Museum - Ciudad Real - SP
Navia City Hall Art Collection - Asturias - SP
Industrias Metálicas Anro Art Collection - Tomelloso - Ciudad Real - SP
Caja Rural - Savings Bank Foundation Art Collection - SP
Fuente Alamo of Murcia Arts Museum - Murcia - SP
Tartaros Cantos Art Collection - Toledo - SP
Asturias Museum of Fine Arts Collection - Asturias - SP


Private collections:

Spain, USA, Portugal, Venezuela, Argentina, Luxembourg, France, Singapore, Dubai (UAE), Hong Kong, Denmark, China, Philippines, South Korea, Belgium, United Kingdom, Malaysia, Mexico, Germany


Education:

Bachelor of Fine Arts and Painting - Rutgers University - USA
Drawing studies - Fleischer School Of Art in Philadelphia - USA


Awards (selection):

Acquisition Prize XIX - Virgen de las Viñas International Painting Contest Tomelloso - Ciudad Real -
Honorable Mention - XXIV International Painting Contest - Ciudad de Alcazar - Alcazar de San Juan - Ciudad Real - SP
Honorable Mention - Centelles Award - Barcelona - SP
1st Prize - XLVIII International Painting Contest - Villa de Fuente Álamo of Murcia - SP
Honorable Mention - XL Gredos Painting Contest - Ávila - SP
Honorable Mention - XXIII International Painting Contest - Alcazar de San Juan - Ciudad Real - SP
Caja Rural Foundation Prize - L Luarca National Painting Contest - Asturias - SP
Acquisition Prize - XVII Virgen de las Viñas International Painting Contest Tomelloso - Ciudad Real
Acquisition Prize - XVI Biennial Painting Contest Gastronomy and Painting - Asturias - SP
2nd Prize - XVI Virgen de las Viñas International Painting Contest Tomelloso - Ciudad Real - SP
1st Prize - VII Torres-Garcia - Mataro City Painting Award - Mataro - Barcelona - SP
Acquisition Prize - XXII Art Biennial No Morrazo - Pontevedra - SP
Diputacion Ciudad Real Award - 77 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real
1st Prize - XXI National Painting Contest Ciutat d'Algemesí - Valencia - SP
Honorable Mention - XXI Art Biennial No Morrazo - Pontevedra - SP
Acquisition Prize - XIV Biennial Painting Contest "Gastronomy and Painting" - Asturias - SP
1st Accesit - XIX National Painting Contest - Ciutat d'Algemesí - Valencia
Honorable Mention - XXXVI Casimiro Sainz National Painting Contest - Reinosa - Cantabria - SP
2nd Prize - XXIX Cambre National Painting Contest - La Coruna - SP
2nd Prize - XXXIV Carta Puebla National Painting Contest - Miguelturra - Ciudad Real - SP
1st Prize - XXXVI Manzanares City Hall National Painting Contest - Manzanares - Ciudad Real - SP
Acquisition Prize - 73 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real - SP
Valdepenas City Hall Award - 72 Valdepenas International Arts Exhibition - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real
Acquisition Prize - XIII Biennial Painting Contest Gastronomy and Painting - Asturias - SP
1st Prize - VI National Contemporary Painting Contest Casimiro Baragana - Asturias - SP
Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha Awar - XXXV Manzanares City Hall National Painting Contest - SP
Juror's Special Mention - X National Biennial Painting Contest Villa de Norena - Asturias - SP
2nd Prize-winner - XIII Terras de Iria Painting Award - Padron - La Coruna - SP
Honorable Mention - Painting II Jesus Barcenas International Painting Contest - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real - SP
Acquisition Prize - Jesus Barcenas International Painting Contest - Valdepenas - Ciudad Real - SP
Stedman Art Award - New Jersey - USA
Mary Jane Kelleher Wille Memorial Prize in Visual Arts - New Jersey - USA