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BLANCA NIETO
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Born in Gijón, Spain. Lives in Madrid, Spain.
Fine Arts Degree at the College of Fine Arts UCM, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.
Master in Theory and Practice of Contemporary Fine Arts (MAPC) at UCM, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.


Co-founder and active member of Bonus-Extra from 2006 to 2015. Most artistic activities during that period has been developed under the artists collective.

Solo Exhibitions 
2013
··Bonus-Extra Auction / Galería Liebre, Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
 
2012 
··Furniture Tunning performance / Mula Fest / Galería Liebre, Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Papilas Históricas / Terra Mundi Restaurant / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
2011
··L’Impressionnantisme / Le Flip / Brussels, Belgium. Bonus-Extra.
2010
··Bonus Retrospectar (cat.)/  Sala Borrón / Oviedo, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Les marches vivants / Espacio BRUT / Madrid, Spain. BN+Bonus-Extra.
··Bonus Tableau Vivant /Studio Banana, Nudo Teatro,  La Casa de los Jacintos / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Lolo y Eugenia en los que se pelean se desean / Cabeza de Ratón / Cáceres, Spain. Bonus-Extra. 2009
··Bonus Tableau Vivant / Cabeza de Ratón / Cáceres, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Zanos/ Espacio F / Madrid, Spain.  Bonus-Extra.
2008
··PLAY /Espacio Líquido Gallery / Gijón, Spain.
2007
··A Falta de Pan Buenas son Tortas / Espacio F / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
2005
··De las dimensiones del papel y lo plano del espacio (cat.)/ Fundación Cajastur / Touring exhibitions in Asturias, Spain.
2003
··La Habitación / Cornión Gallery / Gijón, Spain.
··Home (cat.) / Sala Borrón / Oviedo and touring exhibitions in Asturias, Spain.

Group Exhibitions
2015
·· La Alternativa, Club Matador, Madrid. Curated by Álvaro Alcázar and Mario Padilla.
2013
··Los Titulares, Galería Liebre, Madrid. Bonus-Extra.
··The Imaginary Neighbourhood / 48 Hours Art Festival / Raum E116, Berlin. Bonus-Extra.
··URBLAUB Diferencia Vacacional / curated by Berlinarte / Berlin. . Bonus-Extra.
··Ideas y presupuestos / curated by Martí Manen, Jugada a Tres Bandas event, Galería Liebre / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra. 
··Tableau Vivant 4.0 / JustMad Emerging ArtFair / / stand Galería Liebre, Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Marujas Juveniles / La Palabra Transformada / Carlos Garaicoa Open Studio 8.0, Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
2012
··Visión Pineal - film projection / Asturias' Day. 50º Edition Gijón Film Festival / Gijón, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Marujas Juveniles / Estampa 2012 / stand Galería Liebre, Matadero, Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··'Una obra en busca de empatía' / Sala de Arte Joven Av. América / Madrid, Spain. 
··A mesa puesta / Espacio BRUT / Madrid, Spain.
2011
··'Cuando todo se termine...' #1 Los 7 Pecados Capitales / Optica Festival  Israel 2011 / Cinematheque / Tel Aviv, Sderot, Haifa and Jerusalem , Israel. Bonus-Extra.
··'Cuando todo se termine...' #1 Los 7 Pecados Capitales / Optica Festival  Buenos  Aires 2011. Palace de Glace / Buenos Aires, Argentina. Bonus-Extra.
··Exhibition nº2: Corentin Walravens & Bonus-Extra / Haute Cuisine / Leuven, Belgium. Bonus-Extra.
··Mañana en la Periferia / La Eriza / Madrid, Spain.
2010
··El Trocadero / El Hervidero / Gijón, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Arenas Movedizas.  Cuisine Vivant / La Laboral Centro de Arte /Gijón, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Territorios en Ebullición / El Hervidero, Baluarte de la Candelaria / Cádiz, Spain. Bonus-Extra. 2009
··Art Salamanca 09 (cat.)/ Contemporary Art Fair, Espacio Líquido Gallery stand / Salamanca, Spain.
··Miss World / Optica Festival 2009 / Gijón, Spain.  Bonus-Extra.
··Cinderella / Optica Festival 2009 / Touring exhibition: Buenos Aires, Argentina; París, France; Córdoba, Madrid and Gijón, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Visual Arts 2009 Injuve (cat.) / Círculo de Bellas Artes and Palace de Glace / Madrid, Spain and Buenos Aires, Argentine. 
··Zanos - film projection / Asturias' Day. 46º Edition Gijón Film Festival / Gijón, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
2008
··Nomonotono  / Studio Banana / Madrid, Spain.      
··AlNorte / Revillagigedo Palace / Gijón, Spain.
··ARCO’08 (cat.)/ Ministery of Culture stand / Madrid, Spain.
2007
··Pepita - film projection / Asturias' Day. 45º Edition Gijón Film Festival / Gijón, Spain. Bonus-Extra. 
··Design 2007 Injuve (cat.)/ Círculo de Bellas Artes / Madrid, Spain.
··Playtime / Rojo Máquina / Madrid, Spain.
··Y si no han muerto, todavía están vivos (cat.)/ Museu Municipal Edificio Chiado / Coimbra, Portugal.
··Selfportraits / Nieztche Gallery / Madrid, Spain.
2006 
··Tiempo Irreal / Espacio Líquido Gallery / Gijón, Spain.
2005 
··Estampa 2005 (cat.)/ XIII International Edition and Etching Art Fair / Madrid, Spain.
··Art on paper / Sensxperiment 2005 / Córdoba, Spain.
··Ilusionarte (cat.)/ Sala Borrón, Sala Amadís / Oviedo and Madrid, Spain.
··J´en rêve (cat.)/ Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain / Paris, France.
2004
··La Garde-Robe / Fine Arts: Paris 8 / Paris, France.
··Generación 2004 (cat.)/ La Casa Encendida / Madrid, Spain.
2003
··Cine - urban art / 41st Edition Gijón Film Festival / Gijón, Spain.
··Show room / Wimbledom School of Arts / London, UK.
··The Printworks / Kew Gardens / London, UK.

Grants and Awards 
2012
··CineMad / Selected  videoclip Happy as a Clam / Bonus-Extra. 
2010
··Ráfagas / Miradas 2 / La2 TVE, Spanish Tv. Bonus-Extra.
··Principado de Asturias Art Grant / Asturias, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··VII Rafael Botí Art Biennial Show/Córdoba,  Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Culturaquí Injuve / Asturias, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
2009
··Visual Arts 2009 Injuve Show / Madrid, Spain .   
··Ráfagas / Miradas 2 / La2 TVE, Spanish Tv. Bonus-Extra.
2008
··Fernando Centera  Foundation Show / Guadalajara, Spain.
2007
··Design 2007 Injuve Show / Madrid, Spain.
··Ráfagas / Miradas 2 / La2 TVE, Spanish Tv. Bonus-Extra. 
2006
··UCM  Museo América Show / Madrid, Spain.
2005
··XXXIII Carmen Arocena Etching Award / Madrid, Spain- selected work.
··Ilusionarte Injuve Show / Asturias, Spain.
··Alfonso Ariza Residency / Córdoba, Spain.
··XIII Ángel Andrade Award / Ciudad Real, Spain - selected work.
2004
··Generación 2004 Honorific Mention  / Madrid, Spain.
2003
··AlNorte Grant /Gijón, Spain.
··Wimbledom School of Arts Studies Grant  / London, UK.

Collections
Museo Nacional y Centro de Arte Reina Sofía (MNCARS) / Madrid, Spain.
INJUVE / Asturias, Spain.
Obra Social Cajamadrid / Madrid, Spain.
Fundación U.C.M. / Madrid, Spain.

Job Profiles
Since 2006 works in  Factum Arte as a graphic designer, digital colour and printing area professional, and production-coordination of some projects.  
Working in art productions for: Grayson Perry, Carlos Garaicoa, Louise Bourgeois, Marc Quinn amongst others. 
Designing art catalogues for 'Diverse Maniere. Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess',exhibition at Sir John Soane Museum, 'Penelope's Labour' exhibition at Fondazione Giorgio Cini, 'Unconformity and Entropy: Greyman Cries' about Anish Kapoor , 'Barceló' for La Caixa,  'Joan Miró. Histoire d’une Statuette',  'Editing Originality' and 'Boris Savelev. 31 Years' for Betty Guereta Gallery.
As part of the team in conservation projects:  'SchwittersShitta' facsimile of Kurt Schwitters, Leonardo's 'The Last Supper' facsimile for Peter Greenaway, 'The Wedding at Cana' facsimile of Veronese, 'Tutankhamun' facsimile of the egyptian tomb.

Illustration published books
2010    'Lucas y Lola en el supermercado', children book / Sobremesa Publisher.
2009    'Lola & Pixel in divine computing', comic fanzine / Bonus-Extra Publisher.
2006    'Un mundo de colores', children book / Thule Publisher.

Illustrations works 
2014    'Amarca', videoclip de animación de la canción de Pumuky.
2013    'Radiant Bath' drawing animations for a promotional video for Alfonso Reverón.
2012    Drawing animations for promotional video for Galería Liebre. Bonus-Extra. 
2012    'The Owl & the Pussycat' videoclip animation and drawing for Nathaniel Robin Mann.
2012    Drawings for the Chico-Trópico Music Festival / Matadero / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
2011    Urban painting exterior door  at ABGLORIA, bookshop & gallery / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
2011    Illustration for vjing at the play 'Nuevo Catch de Impro' by Impromadrid Teatro.
2008    Illustration roll for the play 'Liliput Cabaret' by 'Liliput Cabaret Company.

Design and production
2015    Thesis book design 'Encuentros de Pamplona 1972', by Clara Saña.
2013    'Radiant Bath' website and visit cards for Alfonso Reverón.  
2012    CD digipack design and drawings for the videoclip 'Happy as a Clam' by The Clams / Spain. Bonus-Extra.
2012    Scenographic design and production for 'Teatruras' / theatre play directed and produced by Impromadrid Teatro / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
2011   Book slipcase design and production / for 'Objetivo Fisahara' of Masasam / Spain. Bonus- Extra.

Live Performance and Vj with Bonus-Extra
2015
·· Vj Bonus-Extra, motion graphics for the show 'Luces, Clams, Acción' of The Clams, music band. Bonus-Extra.
2014
··TagJam, Tagtool (live animation tool) and jazz jam live, Nave 73, Madrid. Bonus-Extra.
··Viernes Extra, live performance at Liebre Gallery, Madrid, last friday of several months. Bonus-Extra.
2012
··Furniture Tunning performance / Mula Fest / Galería Liebre, Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Motion graphics for the theatre dance 'Las Variaciones de Goldberg' /Teatros del Canal / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
·· Motion graphics for the performance 'Bonus versus Extra' /ESCAPE International Art Performance Festival, at BLO Ateliers, and MPA-B (Month of Performance Art), at Liebig12, Berlin, Germany. Bonus-Extra.
2011
··Live performance 'Bonus-Extra meets WOHLGEMUTH' / Wohlgemuth Clothes Shop / Berlin, Germany. Bonus-Extra.
··Vj mapping + drawing ' Abuyabuya meets Bonus-Extra' / La Casa de los Jacintos / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Vj + drawing performance 'Jornada de Reflexión '/ Café Moderno / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.
··Vj + drawing performance 'Psico-Zoo' / Pepa Tencha, organizer Piovra / Madrid, Spain. Bonus-Extra.