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Enrique Martínez Celaya portrait, working in the studio

 

Enrique MartÍnez Celaya

1964 Born in Palos, Cuba
Lives and works in Delray Beach, FL and Los Angeles, CA

Education:
1994 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1994 M.F.A., Painting and Sculpture, University of California, Santa Barbara, California
1989 M.S., Quantum Electronics, University of California, Berkeley, California
1986 B.S., Applied Physics, Electrical Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

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Current Museum Exhibition

Enrique MartÍnez Celaya: The Pearl
SITE Santa Fe
Santa Fe, New Mexico 
13 July - 13 October 2013

 
     
Selected L.A. Louver Exhibitions

Enrique MartÍnez Celaya:
The Hunt's Will

17 November 2012 - 5 January 2013

Enrique MartÍnez Celaya:
Wormwood

Second floor and Skyroom
2 June - 9 July 2011

     

Enrique MartÍnez Celaya:
Daybreak

20 November 2008 - 3 January 2009

 
Group show
Second floor gallery
8 March - 5 April 2008
    → view all past L.A. Louver exhibitions

Selected museum exhibitions

Enrique Martínez Celaya:
TOWER OF SNOW

The State Hermitage Museum
St. Petersburg, Russia
11 July - 21 November 2012
www.hermitagemuseum.org

Enrique MartÍnez Celaya:
Schneebett

Miami Art Museum
14 October 2011 - 1 January 2012

     

An Unfinished Conversation:
Collecting Enrique Martinez Celaya

17 November 2009 - 10 January 2010
Boca Raton Museum of Art
501 Plaza Real,
Boca Raton, FL 33432
www.bocamuseum.org
click to read press release

 

Enrique MartÍnez Celaya: Nomad
2 November 2007 - 13 January 2008
Miami Art Museum
Miami, Florida

     

Against the Grain:
Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection

Included: Ken Price, Sean Scully
The Museum of Modern Art
New York, NY
03 May 2006 - 10 July 2006

 

Los Angeles-Paris, 1955 - 1985
Included: Tony Berlant, David Hockney, Ed Kienholz, John McCracken, Michael C. McMillen, Ken Price, Peter Shelton
Centre Pompidou
Paris, France
08 March 2006 - 17 July 2006

    → view all past museum exhibitions

Whale & Star Press

Whale & Star Press publishes books on art, poetry, art practice, and critical theory. Founded by Enrique Martínez Celaya in 1998, it emerged from and remains responsive to the concerns of the studio. The publishing program, which involves collaboration with scholars, writers, musicians, and artists, includes five series: Artist and Writers, Working Book, Monographs, Whale, and Editions. The titles are promoted and distributed internationally.
www.whaleandstarpress.com

 
     
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Artist's website

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Enrique Martínez Celaya<br>
The Transit, 2012<br>
oil and wax on canvas<br>
108 x 120 in. (274.3 x 304.8 cm)<br>
framed: 110 x 122 3/8 x 2 1/4 in. (279.4 x 310.8 x 5.7 cm) la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya<br>
The Faithful, 2012<br>
oil and wax on canvas<br>
132 x 180 in. (335.3 x 457.2 cm) la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya<br>
The Kingdom and the Stranger, 2012<br>
oil and wax on canvas<br>
92 x 118 in. (233.7 x 299.7 cm)<br>
Framed: 94 x 120 x 2 in. (238.8 x 304.8 x 5.1 cm) la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya<br>
The Tunnel And The Light<br>
(For The Ones Who Hope To Come Out), 2012<br>
oil and wax on canvas<br>
78 x 60 in. (198.1 x 152.4 cm)<br>
framed: 80 x 62 x 2 in. (203.2 x 157.5 x 5.1 cm) la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya<br>
The One Who Has Taken Its Place, 2012<br>
 oil and wax on canvas<br>
78 x 100 in. (198.1 x 254 cm)<br>
framed: 80 x 102 x 2 1/4 in. (203.2 x 259.1 x 5.7 cm) la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya Wormwood la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya Wormwood la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya Wormwood la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya painting, the ice la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya painting, The Castle and the Angel la louver Enrique Martínez Celaya painting, The Wind Over the Poppy Field la louver
 
The Transit

 

 
 
The Faithful

 

 
 
The Kingdom and the Stranger

 

 
 
The Tunnel And The Light
(For The Ones
Who Hope To Come Out)

 

 
 
The One Who Has Taken Its Place

 

 
 
The Gambler

 

 
 
The Faithful Wife

 

 
 
The Grass

 

 
 
The Ice
 
 
 
  
The Castle and the Angel
 
 
 
The Wind Over the Poppy Field
 
Installation photography<br>
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Hunt's Will la louver Installation photography<br>
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Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Hunt's Will la louver Installation photography<br>
Enrique Martínez Celaya: The Hunt's Will
  
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