Born July 9, 1985. 

 

Education

2016        M.F.A. Goldsmiths, University of London

2009       B.F.A. La Cambre, Brussels

2008       M.A. Law, UCL, Louvain-la Neuve and UBA, Argentina

2005       B.A. Law, FUSL, Brussels

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017

Make Yourself Comfortable, Art Contest window, Galeries Rivoli, Brussels - BE

As Long As The Sun Follows Its Course, Musée d'Ixelles, Brussels - BE

Make Yourself Comfortable, Art Brussels, Art Contest, Brussels - BE

 

2014    

Hzarad, Ladestructiondesespacesvides (curated by Iris Lafon), Brussels - BE

 

SeLECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

I had no idea: idea nr. 18, Alteria Art, London - UK

36 nuances de vert, tribute to Bernard Lorge, Project Room, La Cambre, Brussels - BE

Open Studios, The Koppel Project, London - UK

CacotopiaAnnka Kultys, London - UK

 

2016  

Art ContestADAM, Brussels - BE

Make yourself comfortable,  Goldsmiths, University of London, London - UK

Abstract Rendering, Collectionair (curated by Alix Janta-Polczynski, Alteria Art) - online

Sham, Chalton Gallery, London (curated by Ruth Waters and Marianna Echeverri) - UK

No lifeguard on duty, Westwerk (curated by Tony Tremlett and Caroline Elbaor), Hamburg - DE

Médiatine Award Exhibition, La Médiatine, Brussels - BE

 

2015   

Duchamp is innocent,  Chalton Gallery (curated by Helena Lugo), London - UK

I had no idea, Goldsmiths, University of London, London - UK

 

2014   

Seven Girls doing it,  Hangar Arc Center (curated by Charlotte Friling), Brussels - BE

 

2013   

Parallax Scrolling, Galerie 100 Titres (curated by Iris Lafon), Brussels - BE

 

2011   

Travers, exhibition with Eva Kornblum, Project(ion) Room, Brussels - BE

Fermentation Primale, Espace OP (curated by Emmanuelle Indekeu), Brussels - BE

Ongekend, Roodkapje (curated by Annelien Kers), Rotterdam - PB

 

SELECTED PROJECTS/SCREENINGS/PERFORMANCES

2017

Screening of UK-based artists, Ladron Galeria (curated by Javier Calderon), Mexico City - ME

2015

Dessine-moi ton pays, publication of a children's book with Aude de Prelle

2016

Love (without capital): Imagining Relations after UBI, The Showroom, London, UK

2014   

The House, Commission for the Liverpool Park, Brussels - BE

 

AWARDS, GRANTS & RESIDENCIES

2016

Moscow Institute of Contemporary Art, Moscow/Vishny Volochok - RU (founded by Joseph Bakstein)             

Art Contest, Boghossian Foundation - First Prize, ADAM, Brussels - BE (Jury Members: Albert Baronian (Gallery), Liliane De Wachter (MUHKA), Dirk Snauwaert (WIELS), Carine Bienfait (JAP), Catherine Mayeur (Art historian)

ACME Goldsmiths MFA Studio Award (shortlisted), London - UK ( Partnership funded by ACME Studios, Jane Hamlyn and the Artisa Foundation)

diatine Award Competition, Cocof - Second Prize, Brussels - BE (Jury President : Carine Fol, Centrale For Contemporary Art)
 

2015                

Joya: arte+ ecología, Cortijada Los Gazques, Andalusia - ES

Prix Jeune Artiste, Parlement de la Communauté Française (shortlisted), Brussels - BE

 

MONOGRAPHS, SOLO EXHIBITION CATALOGUES & ARTIST BOOKS (PUBLICATIONS)

2014    Would you like to make my portrait? Texts by Olivia Hernaïz, Brussels

2013    Brussels Anti-Demolition Campaign. Texts by Olivia Hernaïz, Brussels

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY (ARTICLES & REVIEWS)

 2017

Goffaux, Pascal. "Expo concert d'Olivia Hernaïz au Musée d'Ixelles", Rtbf.be (September 2017) (radio podcast)

Caltagirone, Sandra. "Make Yourself Comfortable", L'Art Même (numéro 73) : 57  

Mabille Eric. "Olivia Hernaïz. Make Yourself Comfortable", Boombartstic (July 2017) (online)

Goffaux, Pascal. "Mettez-vous à l'aise avec Olivia Hernaïz", Rtbf.be (June 2017) (radio podcast and article)

Haentjens, Elien. "L'artiste du mois: Olivia Hernaïz", Collect AAA (May 2017):18

Khan, Tabish. "The top five exhibition to see in London this week, Fad Magazine" (January 2017) (online)

"Five artists in five weeks for Cacotopia at Annka Kultys starting Jan 10", Aqnb (January 2017) (online

 

2016

Debrocq, Aliénor. “ArtContest soutient l’éclosion des jeunes plasticiens”, Le Soir (December 2016): 33

Lorent, Claude. "Artcontest prime trois femmes", La Libre (December 2016):57 and online

Kalamotusis, Pallas. "Collecting stones with artist Olivia Hernaïz", Inside Collectionair, Journal (June 2016) (online) 

Lorent, Claude. Corne dabondance de jeunes créateurs plasticiens,”  La Libre (March 2016):22

 

2014  

Gangemi, Rosanna.“Seven girls doing it: an art project in Brussels,” Drome magazine (April 2014) (online)

 

2013    

Schug, Sarah. “Opening tonight: Parallax Scrolling group show,” The Word Magazine (May 2013) (online)