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Education
2015 – 17. Master of Fine Arts in Studio. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA. Sculpture Department.
2011 – 12. BFA studies at The University of Ottawa, Canada.
2010 – 11. BFA studies at the Academie Minerva of Groningen, Netherlands.
2007 – 12. Bachelor of Fine Arts. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

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Scholarships
2015 – 17. Obra Social La Caixa Foundation. Full Graduate Research Fellowship for MFA studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2012. Fundación Banco Santander. UCM International Agreements Scholarship for BFA studies in Canada.
2010 – 11. UCM Fellowship for BFA studies in The Netherlands.

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Solo Exhibitions
(forthcoming) 2021. Art on Paper Art Fair, Brussels. BOZAR, Centre for Fine Arts. LMNO Gallery. Belgium.
2020. In Front of Our Eyes. National Prize Art Nalon /Premio Nacional Art Nalón. Pinacoteca de Langreo Eduardo Úrculo. Asturias, Spain.
2020. Arqueologías Climáticas. Galería Álvaro Alcázar. Madrid, Spain.
2018. Site-Specific Works. Vegas del Horno. Gredos. Spain
2015. Find Your Stone. CEART. Tomás y Valiente Art Center. Fuenlabrada, Spain.
2014. Lluvia. Espacio Hábitat. Madrid, Spain.
2012. Collecting Rain. Gardens of the Superior Engineering Forestry School, UPM, Madrid, Spain.
2011. Atmósfera. Gallerie Minerva, Groningen, The Netherlands.

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Group Exhibitions (selection)
(forthcoming) Fabular un Mundo Diferente. Centro Cultural España. Lima, Perú. Curated by Blanca de la Torre.
2021
Maritima01. Es Baluard Museum. Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Curated by Elena Posokhova.
Agents of Change. LMNO Gallery. Brussels, Belgium.
Six feet of Connection. Back to Our Roots. Ojai Arts Commission/Building Bridges Art Exchange, Los Angeles, USA. Curated by Marisa Caichiolo.
Spoleto 64th Festival dei DueMondi. Windows. Chiostro di San Nicoló. Spoleto, Italy. Curated by Teodora di Robilant.
Limited Edition Art Fair. Boghossian Foundation. LMNO Gallery. Brussels, Belgium.
2020
Biophilia. Asia Culture Center. ACC. Gwangju, South Korea.
ARCO’20 Madrid. Galeria Alvaro Alcazar. Madrid, Spain.
Depictions of Living. Art in Time of Climate Crisis. Curated by Samuel Ivan Roberts and Roshanak Khakban. The Art Pavillion, Mile End. London, United Kingdom.
Librarte. Feria del Libro de Artista de Castilla y Leon. Burgos, Spain.
2019
Tierra. Cielos Abiertos. Arte y procesos extractivos de la Tierra. CDAN Museum. Center For Art & Nature. Curated by Juan Guardiola and Maria Luisa Grau. Huesca, Spain.
Vital Signs, Twisted Oyster. IONION Center for the Arts and Culture. Kefalonia, Greece. Curated by Pia Cruzalegui.
3Piedras. 3 Piedras Foundation, Huesca.
ARCO’19 Madrid. Galeria Alvaro Alcazar. Madrid, Spain.*
Beyond Walk Like a Glacier. CEART. Tomás y Valiente Art Center. Fuenlabrada, Madrid.
2018
Vital Signs, Twisted Oyster. Zhou B Art Center. Curated by Pia Cruzalegui. Chicago, USA.
Circuitos de Artes Pasticas XXVIII . Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial. Gijón, Spain.
Around/Here. Astra, Spoleto. Italy.
Open. BilbaoArte Foundation. Bilbao. Spain.*
ARCO’18. Galería Álvaro Alcázar. Madrid, Spain.*
Circuitos XXVIII. Sala Borrón. Curated by Carlos Delgado. Oviedo, Spain.
Madrid Open Studio V. Spain.
Una Colectiva. Galeria Alvaro Alcazar. Madrid, Spain.*
2017
XXVIII Circuitos de Artes Plásticas Comunidad de Madrid. Sala Arte Joven. Madrid, Spain.*
XVII Contemporary Art Encounters / Encuentros de Arte Contemporáneo. MUA. Museum of the University of Alicante, Spain. Curated by Irene Ballester Buigues.*
MFA Show. Sullivan Galleries. Curated by Julie Rodrigues Widholm. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA.
Devenir Mundo. URG3L. Curated by La Colmena. Madrid, Spain.
Lively Forests / La foresta animada. Galería Álvaro Alcázar. Madrid, Spain.*
Post / Natural. The Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. USA. Curated by Kayla Anderson. *
Biographies of a thing. Hyde Park Art Center. Chicago, USA. Curated by Lan Tuazon.
JustMad ArtFair. La Colmena. COAM, Madrid, Spain.*
2016
Transmorphed Realities: the abdication of the visual realm. Korea Foundation Gallery. Seoul, South Korea. Curated by Iury Lech. *
EXPO CHICAGO. Galería Álvaro Alcázar. Chicago, USA.*
Paratissima Lisboa. Santa Maria Maior, Lisbon, Portugal.
La Colmena II. Espacio URG3L. Madrid, Spain.
Emerging Illinois Artists Triennial. MCAC Brandt Gallery. Curated by Kelly Shindler. Bloomington IL, United States.
Too dark for a light show. Tom Robinson Gallery. Chicago, United States.
2015
De-construcciones. Espacio Hábitat. Madrid, Spain.
2014
Espora | Masquelibros. CaixaForum. Madrid, Spain.
Trisomía en el Uno Tres Cinco. Espacio Hábitat. Madrid, Spain.
2013
Incubarte VI. Museum Centre el Carme, Valencia. Spain.*
Imagen a Dos. UCM. Madrid, Spain.
2012
The Collection, TAKE 5. Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa – IFCO Film Art Centre. Ottawa, Canada.
MilesKm. Bussey Building. London, United Kingdom.
La Galerie du doyen Paradigm[e]. Ottawa, Canada.
The Falldown Gallery. Ottawa, Canada.
Photographic Herbarium. University of Ottawa. Canada.*
2011
de-CONSTRUCTIONS. Gallerie de Stomerij. Groningen, The Netherlands.
Oneminutes. Netherlands Institute for Media Art. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

*Exhibitions with published catalogues.

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Grants and Awards
2019. Madrid Art Funds “Ayudas a la Creación” Madrid. Spain.
2019. Art Nalón National Prize. Certamen Nacional Artes Plásticas Art Nalón. Spain.
2017. Circuitos de Artes Plásticas XXVIII Grant. Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.
2017. Professional Development Award. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. USA.
2017. EAC 2017. XVII Encuentros de Arte Contemporáneo. IAC Spain.
2017. EDES Foundation Sculpture Nominee. School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2016. Dedalus Foundation Sculpture nominee. School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2016. La Colmena. II Artist Program. Spain
2016. Emerging Illinois Artists Triennial. USA
2013. Incubarte VI Adquisition Prize. The Davis Museum.
2013. Incubarte VI Representation Prize. Artnobel.
2012. Photographic Herbarium Project Ottawa. Permanent Collection.
2012. Krabbelmuur. UCM. Acciones Complementarias.
2011. One Minutes Film Festival Art Amsterdam. 1st prize.

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Art Residency programs
(Undergoing). Bois de Fa. LMNO la Conciergerie.
2021. Boghossian Foundation. Brussels, Belgium.
2020. Karstica. La Neomudejar – Arthouse Spain. Cuenca, Spain.
2019. Asia Culture Center, South Korea. International Art Residency Grant.
2019. 3Piedras Foundation. Art&Environment Residency Grant. Huesca, Spain.
2018. BilbaoArte Foundation. Art Residency Production Grant. Bilbao, Spain.
2018. ASTRA Volume I. Spoleto, Italy.
2014. MilesKM. La Rioja, Spain.

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Works in Museums or Institutions
School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection. USA.
Asia Culture Center. Gwangju, South Korea.
CDAN, Indoc. Centro De Arte y Naturaleza. Spain.
The Davis Museum. Spain.
The One Minutes Foundation, Amsterdam. Netherlands.
Yale University. Haas Library Special Collection. USA.
BilbaoArte Foundation. Spain.
Harvard University Fine Arts library. Artist’s Book Collection. USA.
Swarthmore College Library. Special Collection. USA.
University of Ottawa, Canada. Photographic Herbarium. Canada.
City Council of Langreo, Pinacoteca Eduardo Úrculo. Asturias, Spain.
University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kohler Library Artists Book Collection. USA.
University of California San Diego. Geisel Library Special Collection. USA.
The Museum of Modern Art / Franklin Furnace / Artist Book Collection. USA. (currently indexing)
Pratt institute / FF Artist’s Book Collection. USA. (currently indexing)

 

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Imparted Symposia, Seminars and Conferences
2021. II International Forum. HerbArt: art and science at confluence. Roots and Seeds XXI. Universitat de Barcelona & Institut Botànic de Barcelona. Symposium.
2020. Sostenibilidad (o no tanta) en la Creación Artísitica y sus Instituciones. University Complutense of Madrid. Symposium.
2020. Karstica. Laneomudejar X BuildingBridges Foundation L.A. Conference.
2019. Edible Geology. Asia Culture Center. South Korea. Conference.
2018. Technofossils of the Anthropocene. BilbaoArte Foundation. Conference.
2018. Ethics for Making in the Anthropocene. La Colmena. Seminar.
2018. Walking in Geologic Time. Cultura Comunidad de Madrid. Workshop.
2017. Truth Climate Now. Conversations on Art and Science. School of the Art Institute, Chicago. Symposium Panelist.
2016. Sculpture Dialogues. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Conference.
2015. Intercambiador Acart, AIR program. Madrid. Spain. Visiting artist. Conference
2013. Academie Minerva of Groningen, Netherlands. Invited Artist. Conference.

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Publications and interviews
2021. Ki Culture. Sustainable practices in art-making: An interview with Miguel Sbastida.
2021. VAST Art Magazine. Issue 2. International Visual Art and Photography Magazine.
2021. We Are Our Environment. Interview by Manuela Klekx with Miguel Sbastida for Gallery Viewer.
2020. Covid-19 & Mother Earth’s day. Journal of Negative and No Positive Results. JNNPR. Co-authored by scientist Francisco J Sanchez Muniz and Miguel Sbastida.
2020. In Front of Our Eyes. Art Nalon National Prize. Catalogue essay by Blanca de la Torre.
2020. Desatados Radio3. Radio Nacional de España. Video interview.
2020. Slow Violence. Artist Book.
2019. 16/19. Asia Culture Center Korea.
2018. Antennae. The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture. Issue #43.
2018. Emergency INDEX. Annual Document of Performance Practice. Volume 7.
2018. Artnobel Contemporary Art Magazine Review. Issue 12.
2018. The Blue Notebook Journal. Issue 12, no. II. University of West England, Bristol.
2018. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Sculpture Catalogue 2017-18.
2018. ARCO en Atmosfera. Radio3, RNE. Atmósfera. Radio interview.
2017. Walk Like a Glacier Book. Chicago, USA.
2017. Let me be an object that screams. On Jennifer Huang. Gallery 400. Chicago, USA.
2016. Artnobel Contemporary Art Magazine Review. Issue 6.
2013. Fluido Rosa. Radio3, RNE. Incubarte VI. Radio Interview.

 

Bibliography
In Front of Our Eyes. Art Nalón National Prize. Catalogue essay by Blanca de la Torre. 2020.
Tierra. Cielos Abiertos. Arte y Procesos Extractivos. CDAN Museum. Huesca, Spain. Catalogue essay by Juan Guardiola. 2019.
BilbaoArte Open. BilbaoArte Foundation. Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. 2018.
XXVIII Circuitos de Artes Plásticas de la Comunidad de Madrid. Catalogue essay by Carlos Delgado Mayordomo. 2017.
XVII Encuentros de Arte Contemporáneo. EAC. Catalogue essay by Irene Ballester Buigues. 2017.

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