Bio

rinaldo álvarez
1971, Luarca – Asturias – Spain

 

 Work experience

2013

Teacher at “Massana Permanent” 2013-course: “El viaje y el objeto” New technologies applied to art jewellery.          [Barcelona-Spain]

Technician of the 3d Jewelry Design department at a Jewelry Factory – [Gijón, Asturias]

2012

Technician of the 3d Jewelry Design department at a Jewelry Factory – [Gijón, Asturias]

Teacher at “Massana Permanent”2012- course: “El viaje y el objeto” New technologies applied to art jewellery.          [Barcelona-Spain]

2001

Teacher of the silversmithing Workshop “A Veiga”

[Vegadeo, Asturias]

since 1994

Independent designer and  bench jeweller

 

Education

2015

-Rhinoceros 5.0  A.R.T. [Authoriced Rhino Trainer].

-ZBrush Certified Expert User.

-ZBrush Jewelry Techniques.

2010
Workshops with Prof. Deganit Schocken (Israel), and Prof. Ruudt Peters
[Amsterdam]
3D Cad/Cam Jewelery Design course- Rhinoceros

2009

Intensive course at Alchimia With Prof. Manfred Bischoff. Supported by Cajastur Grant for Artists
[Florence, Italy]

2008

Workshops with Prof. Ramón Puig Cuyás, Mary Ishikawa, Doris Maninger

1991-93

European Institute of Gemology and Jewellery
[Asturias, Spain]

 

Group Exhibitions

2016

-A Tribute to Manfred Bischoff- @ 3 Stations-Welserstrasse-15  Munich – Germany.

2014

-Multiple Exposures- @ Museum of Art and Design [MAD] New York – U.S.A.

2012

-Jewelbook exhibition – WCC-Bf Gallery  [Anciens Abattoirs] Mons –Belgium.

-Singular.es –  @ Cervantes Institut [Casablanca,Fez,Rabat,Tetuán and Tánger-Morocco; NewDelhi-India]

2011

Genial! New Jewelry from Spain @ Velvet da Vinci Gallery[San Francisco CA-USA]

Contemporary Asturian Art in the funds of the  Fine Art Museum of Asturias @Barjola Museum
[Gijón, Spain]

SCHMUCK 2011 juried by: Dr. Rüdiguer Joppien
[Handwerksmesse, Munich. Germany]

2010

18 Positionen zurzeitgenössischen Schmuck-und Geratgestaltung @Deutsches Goldschmiedehaus
[Hanau, Germany]

Orechini @Mangold Gallery
[Leipzig, Germany]

Patrimoine culturel, artisanat et modes de vie @Centre International de Conférences du Caire
[The Cairo, Egypt]

European Prize for Applied Arts 2009 at EUNIQUE 2010
[Karlsruhe, Germany]

Singular.es-Artesanía española para el Siglo XXI @Centro Regional de Artes Tradicionais
[Oporto, Portugal]

Singular.es-Artesanía española para el Siglo XXI @Institut National des Métiers d’Art
[Paris-France]

Made in Japain @Spanish Embassy in Tokyo (Tokyo Designer’s Week)
[Tokyo, Japan]

Pezzi di Luna-2 @Cultural Centre of Maribor
[Slovenia]

2009

Holownia’09 @Teatr Modrzejewskiej
[Poland]

The secret @Amaranto Gallery
[Barcelona]

European Price of Applied Arts @W.C.C.-Bf.
[Mons, Belgium]

Porno @Johan S. Gallery
[Helsinki, Finland]

Il bijou nel tempo e la recerca orafa contemporanea @Museo del Bijou di Casalmaggiore. Curated by Giampaolo Babetto
[Italy]

The Design Circus @Circle of Fine Arts
[Madrid, Spain]

2008

Filo Rosso @Museo d’Arte Moderna Ugo Cará
[Muggia, Trieste. Italy]

New play in Art Curated by Dr. Ellen Maurer Ziliolli
[Brescia, Italy]

Winter Exhibition @Alea Gallery
[Barcelona]

2007

Design and Handcraft II @Exhibitions and Congress Palace
[Santiago de Compostela, Galicia. Spain]

 

Solo Exhibitions

2010

Arbitrary locations @As Quintas Exhibition Hall
[La Caridad, Asturias. Spain]

2009

Recovered beauty,wet cookies
[Vegadeo, Asturias. Spain]

 

Awards / Grants / Artist in Residence

2011

Finalist for the Herbert Hofmann Price – Schmuck’11 exhibition [Munich] 

 2009

Finalist of the European price of Applied Arts
[Belgium]

Cajastur Grant for Artists
[Spain]

Lectures/Forums/Round Tables

2016

-ALTERA 2017 Congress of Art and Jewelry- @ Cultural and Social Action Centre of Caja Cantabria :CASYC [Santander, Spain]

2014

-IV Congress of Design and Communication- @ Design and Innovation University School :ESNE [Oviedo, Spain]

 

Public Collections

2009

Museum of Fine Arts of Asturias
[Oviedo, Spain]

City Council of Vegadeo
[Asturias, Spain]

 

Private Collections

2008 / 2010

Various international private collectors
[Amsterdam,U.S.A.,Spain]

 

Books

2012

Jewel book – by Stichtingkunstboek [Belgium]

2011

Contemporary Jewelry Art – by CYPI Publishers [London/Hong Kong]

2010

Siete maestros de la pastelería moderna española / Seven masters of modern spanish pãtisserie
Grupo Vilbo Editions.

The workbench guide to Jewelry Techniques by Anastasia Young. Quarto Publishing
[London]

Dallo sguardo curioso alle competenze” Museo del Bijou di Casalmaggiore
[Italy]

2009

The Compendium Finale”Darling Publications
[New York / Cologne]

Contemporary Art at the Fine Arts Museum of Asturias 1950-2009