Enrique Martínez Celaya

Chronologie

1964Born in Havana
1986BS Applied and Engineering Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca
1988MS Quantum Electronics, University of California, Berkeley
1994Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, New York
MFA Painting, University of California, Santa Barbara
1994–2003Associate Professor, Pomona College and Claremont Graduate University, Claremont
2007–2010Visiting Presidential Professor, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
2016–2017The Roth Family Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Dartmouth College, Hanover
since 2017Provost Professor of Humanities and Arts, University of Southern California, Los Angeles
  
Lives and works in Los Angeles.
  

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  
2017Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Gypsy Camp, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
2016One-On-One: Enrique Martínez Celaya – Albert Pinkham Ryder, The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Self and Land, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Self and Sea, Parafin, London
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Small Paintings 1974–2015, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham (Alabama)
2015Enrique Martínez Celaya: Lone Star, L.A. Louver, Venice (California)
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Empires. Land and Empires. Sea, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York
2014Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Seaman’s Crop, Parafin, London
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Burning as It Were a Lamp, Hood Art Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover
Enrique Martínez Celaya: A Wasted Journey. A Half-finished Blaze, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Umeå
2013Enrique Martínez Celaya: Burning as It Were a Lamp, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Pearl, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Concepts and Studies for The Pearl, James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe
2012Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Hunt’s Will, L.A. Louver, Los Angeles
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Tower of Snow, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg and Strandverket Konsthall, Marstrand
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Roadhome, Galleri Andersson/Sandström, Stockholm
Enrique Martínez Celaya: El Cielo de Invierno, Galeria Joan Prats, Barcelona
2011Enrique Martínez Celaya: Schneebett, Miami Art Museum, Miami
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Wormwood, L.A. Louver, Venice (California)
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Cliff, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney
2010Enrique Martínez Celaya: Watercolors, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Open, Simon Lee Gallery, London
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Crossing, Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York
2009Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Palace, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen
Enrique Martínez Celaya: An Unfinished Conversation – Collecting Enrique Martínez Celaya, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton
Enrique Martínez Celaya: An Empty Space, Akira Ikeda Gallery, New York
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Down With Me, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
2008Enrique Martínez Celaya: Daybreak, L.A. Louver, Venice (California)
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Lovely Season, Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney
2007Enrique Martínez Celaya: Nomad, Miami Art Museum, Miami
Enrique Martínez Celaya: For Two Martinson Poems, Poorly Understood, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Six Paintings on the Duration of Exile, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Taura
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Awaiting A Second Plan, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York
2006Enrique Martínez Celaya: Schneebett, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Coming Home, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebrasca, Lincoln
2005Enrique Martínez Celaya: Shore – “Is Today Yesterday?” (Part II), Griffin Contemporary, Santa Monica
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Shore – “Is Today Yesterday?” (Part I), Akira Ikeda Gallery, Berlin
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Works on Paper, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Photographs, Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso
2004Enrique Martínez Celaya: Schneebett, Berliner Philharmonie, Berlin
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Poetry in Process, Colorado University Art Museum, Boulder
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The October Cycle, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Boy (Part III), Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney
2003Enrique Martínez Celaya: The October Cycle, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebrasca, Lincoln
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Recent Paintings, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
2002Enrique Martínez Celaya: The October Cycle, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Santa Monica
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The October Cycle, Danese Gallery, New York
2001Enrique Martínez Celaya 1992–2000, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery – Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, and The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu
2000Enrique Martínez Celaya: Coming Home, Griffin Contemporary, Venice (California)
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Paintings of Mercy, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Pinturas de Merced, Galería Ramis Barquet, Monterrey
1999Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Field, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London
1998Enrique Martínez Celaya: Recent Works, Galerie Bäumler, Regensburg
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Works on Paper and Sculptures, Luigi Marrozzini Gallery, San Juan
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Works on Paper and Sculptures, Griffin Contemporary, Venice (California)
Enrique Martínez Celaya: New Work, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen
1997Enrique Martínez Celaya: Redemption, Burnett Miller Gallery, Santa Monica
1996Enrique Martínez Celaya: Recent Work, Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
1995Enrique Martínez Celaya: Lions of Frosting, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica
1994Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Black Paintings, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara
  

Selected Monographs

  
2016Enrique Martínez Celaya: Small Paintings 1974–2015. Edited by Eve Sinaiko. Text by Lisa Tamiris Becker. Exh. cat. Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts, Birmingham (Alabama). Birmingham (Alabama): Abroms-Engel Institute for Visual Arts
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Work and Documents 1990–2015. Edited by Tessa Blumenberg and David Chickey. Texts by Daniel A. Siedell, Matthew Biro, Peter Boswell, Michael W. Darling, John Felstiner, Ivan Gaskell, Thomas McEvilley, Charles Merewether, Frances K. Pohl, Mary Rakow, Michael Slenske and Abigail Solomon-Godeau. Santa Fe: Radius Books
2014Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Tower of Snow. Text by Carlos Eire. With a Conversation between Jeremy Mikolajczak and Enrique Martínez Celaya. Miami: Miami Dade College and Whale and Star Press
2013Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Pearl. Edited by David Chickey. Text by Irene Hofmann. Exh. cat. SITE Sante Fe, Sante Fe. Santa Fe: Radius Books
2012Enrique Martínez Celaya: Working Methods – Métodos de trabajo. Texts by Matthew Biro and Mary Rakow. With a Conversation between Leo A. Harrington, Mary Rakow and Enrique Martínez Celaya. Barcelona: Polígrafa
2010Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Palace. Exh. cat. Baldwin Gallery, Aspen. Aspen: Baldwin Gallery
2009An Unfinished Conversation: Collecting Enrique Martínez Celaya. Edited by Martin Brest and Boca Raton Museum of Art. Texts by Martin Brest, Wendy Blazier and Daniel A. Siedell. Exh. cat. Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton. Boca Raton: Boca Raton Museum of Art
2008Enrique Martínez Celaya: Daybreak. Text by Enrique Martínez Celaya. Exh. cat. L.A. Louver, Venice (California). Venice (California): L.A. Louver
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Lovely Season. With a Conversation between Thomas Hoveling and Enrique Martínez Celaya. Exh. cat. Liverpool Street Gallery, Sydney. Sydney: Liverpool Street Gallery
2007Enrique Martínez Celaya: Nomad. Text by Peter Boswell. Exh. cat. Miami Art Museum, Miami. Delray Beach: Whale and Star Press
2006Enrique Martínez Celaya: Early Work. Edited by Daniel A. Siedell. Texts by Thomas McEvilley, Christian Williams and John Felstiner. Delray Beach: Whale and Star Press
2004Enrique Martínez Celaya: Poetry in Process. Text by Lisa Tamiris Becker. Exh. cat. Colorado University Art Museum – University of Colorado, Boulder. Boulder: Colorado University Art Museum – University of Colorado
2003Enrique Martínez Celaya: The October Cycle 2000–2002. Edited by Daniel A. Siedell. Exh. cat. Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Sculpture Garden and Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale. Lincoln and Seattle: Marquand Books and Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Sculpture Garden and Museum of Art
Enrique Martínez Celaya: All the Field Is Ours. Text by Thomas McEvilley. Exh. cat. Griffin Contemporary, Santa Monica. Santa Monica: Griffin Contemporary
2001Enrique Martínez Celaya 1992–2000. Edited by David Minnery. Texts by Georgianna M. Lagoria, James Jensen, Charles Merewether, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Rosanna Albertini, Judson J. Emerick, Arden Reed, Colette Dartnall, and Enrique Martínez Celaya. With a Conversation between Howard N. Fox and Enrique Martínez Celaya. Exh. cat. Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery – Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, and The Contemporary Museum, Honululu. Köln: Wienand
2000Enrique Martínez Celaya: Pictures of Mercy. Drafts of a Landscape. Text by Charles Merewether. Exh. cat. Galeria Ramis Barquet, New York. New York: Galeria Ramis Barquet
1999Unbroken Poetry: The Work of Enrique Martínez Celaya. Edited by Anne Trueblood Brodzky. With a Conversation between Amnon Yariv, Donald Baechler and Enrique Martínez Celaya. Exh. cat. Griffin Contemporary, Venice (California) and The St. Pancras Chambers Building – Andrew Mummery Gallery, London. Venice (California): Whale and Star Press
1998Enrique Martínez Celaya: Works on Paper and Sculptures. Exh. cat. Luigi Marrozzini Gallery, San Juan and Griffin Contemporary, Venice (California). San Juan and Venice (California): Luigi Marrozzini Gallery and Griffin Contemporary
Enrique Martínez Celaya: Berlin. The Fragility of Nearness. Texts by Peter Frank, Abigail Solomon-Godeau, M.A. Greenstein and Enrique Martínez Celaya. Exh. cat. Griffin Contemporary, Venice (California). Venice (California): William Griffin Editions
1996Enrique Martínez Celaya. Text by Charles A. Riley. Exh. cat. Tricia Collins-Grand Salon, New York. New York: Tricia Collins-Grand Salon
1995Enrique Martínez Celaya: Paintings from 1994 and 1995. Texts by Frances Pohl and Tricia Collins. Exh. cat. Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica. Santa Monica: Dorothy Goldeen Gallery
1994Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Black Paintings. Poems and Visual Works. Exh. cat. University Art Museum, Santa Barbara. Santa Barbara: University Art Museum
  

Selected Books by the Artist

  
2015On Art and Mindfulness: Notes from the Anderson Ranch. Culver City: Whale and Star Press
2010Collected Writings and Interviews 1990–2010. Introductions by Klaus Ottmann and James B. Milliken. Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press
The Nebraska Lectures 2007–2010. Introduction by James B. Milliken. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press
2009The Blog. Bad Time for Poetry. Delray Beach: Whale and Star Press
1998Berlin. Photographs and Poems. Introduction by Stephen Cohen. Exh. cat. Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles. Los Angeles: Stephen Cohen Gallery and William Griffin Editions
  

Selected Honors and Awards

  
2016The Roth Family Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Dartmouth College, Hanover
2014Montgomery Fellow, Dartmouth College, Hanover
Cecil H. and Ida Green Honors Chair, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth
2013Knight Foundation Grant, John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Miami
2007National Artist Award, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village
2001California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Artists, J. Paul Getty Trust Fund for the Visual Arts, Los Angeles
1998Young Talent Award, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
  

Selected Collections

  
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock
Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton
Brauer Museum of Art, Valparaiso
CU Art Museum, University of Colorado, Boulder
Denver Art Museum, Denver
Figge Art Museum, Davenport
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover
Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection – School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Museum of Nebraska Art, Kearney
Neues Stadtmuseum, Landsberg am Lech
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale
Oakland Museum of California, Oakland
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs
Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, Miami
Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami
Pizzuti Collection, Columbus
Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont
Portland Art Museum, Portland
San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego
Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Strandverket Konsthall, Marstrand
The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York
The Contemporary Museum of Honolulu, Honolulu
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro
Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York