Biography

“Transforming realities.
Crossing horizons. Making way.
Following dreams and painting them”
Lourdes Fisa

Lourdes Fisa is a contemporary visual artist born in Corbera de Llobregat (Barcelona) in 1964. She has lived in United States, Germany and currently resides and works in Manresa (Barcelona). She uses mainly painting and engraving techniques and is especially interested in the handling of techniques and concepts.

She has graduated in Art at the University of Barcelona, specialising in printmaking. She continued her studies in Germany (Hochschule für Bildende Künste, in Braunschweig) and in the United States of America (The School of the Art Institute of Chicago). She also made stays in printmaking workshops in England (Wilkey’s Moor workshop, Ivybridge). Since 1988 when she started exhibiting her works and until the present day she has participated more than forty individual exhibitions and seventy collective exhibitions in diverse institutions and galleries in Spain: Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao, Madrid, Zaragoza, and in other countries such as Portugal, Luxemburg, Holland, France, Italy, Germany, Canada and United States of America. Her works have been awarded several prizes and she exhibits regularly in International Art Fairs. Public and private collections have acquired some of her works.

Lourdes Fisa has a deep knowledge of the medium and the techniques required and uses them with total liberty, transcending consciously the traditional methods. This way she is able to incorporate into her works a series of mixed techniques surpassing the usual use of them. It is as if in her works you can find an artist experimenting and in constant mutation. Her initiation in printmaking marked in her work the importance of the footprint of the engraving process in some of her works, which she later developed around all types of dimensions and supports, including the large formats of earlier works. Her artistic trajectory has always been connected to the relationships of travel, discovery, identity and movement.

From 1997 onwards Lourdes, intrigued by fiber glass – mostly associated with industry and artificiality – transforms this medium into a natural material with a parchment or wax look, without forsaking her work with the more traditional paper medium, which she successfully managed to include with other supporting materials in her “installations”, and are an integral part of her exhibitions from 2004 onwards. These are always related to the space where the works are exhibited, especially her exhibition entitled A10 in the church of La Pietat in the city of Vic (Barcelona) as well as the itinerant exhibition Camins de descoberta, Camões des del Mediterrani in the cities of Luxemburg, Lisbon and Manresa and Atlas at Tinglado 1 in Tarragona more recently. Her interest for the space and the installations establishes a dialogue with the architecture like Transparencies, the work permanently exhibited at the House of Culture Blanca d’Anjou at Hospitalet de l’Infant (Tarragona), built by Carreras Ollé architects.

Each exhibition of her work can be compared to the chapter of a book, of a journey that is always driving forwards to a never ending close. And so does Lourdes Fisa walking with her baggage, full of thoughts, ideas and materials continuously searching a relationship between space and time attempting to explain the universal concepts of the world where we live in.

Lourdes Fisa displays a poetic and passionate work that speaks of contemporary realities, lived and imagined, and transmit utter sensibility towards the human condition.

Lourdes Fisa work can be seen regularly at the Sala Parés in Barcelona.

She opens her own printmaking studio in 2012 in Manresa (Barcelona) and organize monographic workshops.

1991-1992
MFA The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, SAIC, Chicago, USA.

1988-1989
HBK, Hochschule für Bildende Künste of Braunschweig, Germany.

1987
BFA Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Barcelona, UB. Specialized in Printmaking.

1983-1984
Photography at Institut d’Estudis Fotogràfics de Catalunya, Barcelona.

1987
Lithography workshops at Wilkeys’s Moor Workshop, Ivybridge, England.

Erasmus Grant from the European Community to study at the Hochshule für Bildende Künste, Braunshweig in Germany.

Mulltidisciplinary workshop 12 miradas RiverSide with the architect Juan Domingo Santos in Ribeira Sacra impulsed by Mundohr and Galería Vilaseco, Galícia, Spain.

2015 Artist selected of the Cardedeu Art Vigent Project 2015.

2012 Award Donart 2012 organized by the Association of Women’s La Frontissa.

2003 Prize Catalan Encyclopedia for Graphic Works.

1995 First Prize for painting “LXV Competiton/Exhibition of Manresan Artists”.

1994 First Prize for Engravings “XXIII Arts Show for Young Painters” Generalitat de Catalunya, Catalonian Government.

1993 Special Mention at the “VI Engraving Concours”, Burgos.

1990 2nd Prize for Painting, “Begur, a theme for Artists,” Contemporary Art Museum, Begur, (Gerona).

1988 3rd Prize “Sanvisens Painting Concours”, Sitges, (Barcelona).

Selected work for the annual purchasing tenders for the Artistic Patrimony of the University of Barcelona.

2018
AQUA SOBRE ÁGUA, Installation at the Museum do Teatro Romano, Lisboa, Portugal.
El viaje/ Journey, Fundación Merayo, León, Spain.
Atlas, Tinglado 1, Port de Tarragona, Tarragona Harbour, Spain.
Desiderium, Sala Parés, Barcelona.

2017
Blancs, negres i matisos/ Blacks, whites and nuances, l’Arcada Galeria d’Art, Blanes, (Gerona).
Orígens/Origins, Sala de l’Antic Hospital de Pelegrins, Corbera de Llobregat, (Barcelona).

2015-2016
1,2,3 comença el joc/ 1,2,3 The game begins
Museum Arxiu Tomàs Balvey, Cardedeu (Barcelona).
Selected artist for the project Cardedeu with the Art Vigent /Current Art Project.

2015
Llums i ombres/Lights and shadows
Installation to the lobby Born Street, 11, Manresa (Barcelona). Artistic intervention by TAV-CC.

2014
Eingang Haus 11-17/Entrance Hause 11-17
Galeria Artèria, Igualada (Barcelona)
18 inspiracions per minut/18 inspirations for minute, video installation Loop VideoArt, Barcelona.

2013-
Melodies de llum/Melodies of light
Casa LLuvià Col·legi d’Arquitectes Bages-Berguedà, Manresa (Barcelona).
Eutopia
Galeria Vanguardia, Bilbao, Spain.

2012
Obrir pas/To make way
Galeria Trama, Barcelona, Spain.
Cartes a l’Univers/Letters to the Universe
Contemporary Art La Sala, Vilanova i la Geltrú (Barcelona)). Winner Donnart Prize 2012.

2010
Fortaleses/Strengths
Galeria Trama, Barcelona.
Dosmil10/Twothousand10
Galeria Alba Cabrera, Valencia, Spain.

2009
In-kietudes/Restlessness
Galeria Vanguardia, Bilbao, Spain.
La ruta de la seda/The silk route
Galeria Canals, San Cugat del Vallés, (Barcelona), Spain.
En chemin/On the way
Catalan Studies Center, Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris, France.

2008/2009
Camins de descoberta – Camões des del Mediterrani /
Paths of the discoveries – Camões from the Mediterranean
Cultural Center El Casino, Manresa, (Barcelona), Spain.

2008
Camins de descoberta – Camões des del Mediterrani/
Paths of the discoveries – Camões from the Mediterranean
Reservatório Patriarcal do Museu de Agua, Lisbon, Portugal.

2007
Camins de descoberta – Camões des del Mediterrani/
Paths of the discoveries – Camões from the Mediterranean
Camões Institute, Luxembourg. International Project organized
by Centre Català of Luxembourg and Camões Institute.
With the collaboration of Institut Ramon LLull.

2006
El rastro invisible/The invisible trail
BBK Foundation, Bilbao, Spain.
Les 4 estacions/The 4 seasons
Galeria Canals, Sant Cugat del Vallés, (Barcelona), Spain.

2005
Blaus blues/Blues blues
Galeria Alba Cabrera, Valencia, Spain.
Transparencias/Transparencies
Contemporary Art Fair, Valencia, Spain.

2004
A 10 Instalation. Forum de las Culturas
La Pietat Church, Vic (Barcelona), Spain.
Cub-A
Galeria Alba Cabrera, Valencia, Spain.

2002
Luz Interior/Interior Light
New Art, Barceló Hotel Sants, Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona.
Le Salon du Printemps de Montréal 2002, Galeria Llucià Homs, Canadá.

2001
Fragilitats/Fragilities
Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona.
Fragmentacions/Fragmentations
Galeria Horizon, Colera, (Gerona), Spain.

2000
Territori Humà/Human Territory
Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona.

1999
Éxodo/Exodus
Urban Gallery, Zaragoza, Spain.

1998
Travessia/Journey
Caixa Manresa Foundation, Manresa, (Barcelona).
Camins/Paths
Galeria El Carme, Vic, (Barcelona), Spain.
Pas a Pas/Step by Step
Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona.

1997
Orígens/Origins
La Torre Vella, Salou, (Tarragona), Spain.

1996
Large Formats
Fórum Berger Balaguer, Vilafranca del Penedés, (Barcelona), Spain.

1995
Sala Blanquerna, Generalitat de Catalunya, Catalonian Governement, Madrid, Spain.
Caja de Madrid Cultural Center, Barcelona.

1993
Laberints/Labyrinths
Sazama Gallery, Chicago, USA.

1992
Recorreguts/Pathways
Galeria Duna, Barcelona.

1990
Cultural Center, Corbera de Llobregat, (Barcelona), Spain.
Braunschweig
Galeria Miquel Sambró, Barcelona.

1988
Sala d’Art Lola Anglada, Barcelona.

2018
Mímesi e Metafora. Exhibition in homage to Pius Font i Quer and itinerant in Lleida-Barcelona-Manresa-Bolonya (Catalonia-Italy).

2016
Abstractions, Galeria Trama, Barcelona.

2015
Collective Artèria, Galeria Artèria, Igualada (Barcelona).
Sala d’exposicions Antic Hospital de Pelegrins of Corbera de Llobregat (Barcelona).
Pluralidad. Galeria Alba Cabrera, Valencia, Spain.

2013
Art Copenhaguen, Dinamarca, Sala Parés.
Summer group exhibition, Galeria Trama, Barcelona.
8ªedició Premi de Belles Arts St. Jordi dels Països Catalans, tridimensional work, Bellpuig (Lérida), Spain.

2012
The spirit of Barcelona, Messum’s Gallery, London.

2011
The spirit of Barcelona, Messum’s Gallery, London.
Cercle Artístic of Manresa in the Night of Museums.

2010
Space 2, Galeria Trama, Barcelona, Spain.
Arte Santander, 19th International Contemporary Art Fair, Galeria Trama, Spain.
Art Madrid, Contemporary Art Fair, Galeria Alba Cabrera, Spain.

2009
Eros+ismes: Art in the Autumn, Tinglado 4, Tarragona Harbour, itinerant to the Contemporary Art Center La Sala, Vilanova i la Geltrú, (Barcelona), Spain.
Punt i seguit/Stop and Following
Galeria Marga A. Sennacheribbo, Barcelona, Spain.

2008
Art Madrid, Contemporary Art Fair, Galeria Alba Cabrera, Valencia, Spain.

2007
10th Ricard Camí Painting Prize, Caixa Terrasa, (Barcelona), Spain.
De porta a porta/From door to door, Galeria No+Art, Gerona, Spain.
Sopa d’ artistes, Galeria Rua X d’Art, Manresa, (Barcelona), Spain.

2006
Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona, Spain.
La Velocitat i la Calma/The velocity and the Calm, Galeria No+Art, Gerona, Spain.
Art Madrid. Contemporary and Modern Art Salon. Galeria Alba Cabrera, Spain.

2003
Contemporary Catalan Engravings, Art-Expo, Barcelona, Spain.
Arte y Enfermedades Mentales/Art and mental illnesses ,Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona.
Galeria El Carme, Vic, (Barcelona), Spain.

2002
2nd Prize for Pictorial Research. La Torre Vella, Salou (Tarragona), Spain.

2001
TempVs FVgit, Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona, Spain.
El viaje/The Voyage, Iberian-American Cooperation Spanish Cultural Center, Miami, USA.
El Viaje/The Voyage, Galeria La Rama, Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic).

2000
Caligraphy versus Typography, Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona.
PAN-Amsterdam Art Fair, Holland. Plusgalleries Amberes, Belgium.
Artíssima – Contemporary Art Fair. Galeria Llucià Homs, Turin, Italy.
1st Salou Prize for Pictorial Art, La Torre Vella, Salou (Tarragona), Spain.
Gènere i Gèneres/Types and Genders, Contemporary Art Show. Installation at the District Museum of Manresa and itinerant at the Leather Museum, Vic, (Barcelona), Spain.
Art at the Hotel, Contemporary Art Fair, Valencia, Spain.

1999
New Art Fair, Barceló Sans Hotel, Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona, Spain.
Urban Gallery, Zaragoza, Spain.
The end of the beginning, Galeria Horizon, Colera, (Gerona), Spain.
3rd Art Biennal Barcelona Football Club Centenary, Barcelona, Spain.

1998Prospectus Gallery, Chicago, USA.
Art-Expo, Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona, Spain.

1997Galeria Llucià Homs, Barcelona, Spain.
5th Ricard Cami Prize for Painting, Terrassa, Spain.

1996
4th International Biennale for Engraving, Julio Prieto Nespereira Prize, Caixa Orense, Spain.
38th Prize for Young Painters, Sala Parés, Barcelona, Spain.
Galeria Caligrama, Barcelona, Spain.
100 exlibris spanischer Kunstler – Hommage an Walter Benjamin. Itinerant in Catalonia and Germany.

1995
Vantage Point- Abstraction, Jan Cicero Gallery , Chicago, USA.
Galeria Duna, Barcelona, Spain.
Monotipos/Monotypes, Galeria Contrast, Barcelona, Spain.

1994
ART 1994 CHICAGO: The New Pier Show, Sazama Gallery, Chicago.
13.a Mostra d’Arts Plàstiques per a joves, Generalitat de Catalunya- Itinerant in Catalonia.
Gallery artists, Sazama Gallery, Chicago, USA.
Graphic works in homage to Pablo Neruda, Galeria Duna, Barcelona, Spain.

1993
X de X a Joan Miró, Galeria Canals, Sant Cugat del Valles, (Barcelona), Spain.
Gallery 2, Chicago, USA.
Summer Salon, Sazama Gallery, Chicago, USA.

1992
2nd International Biennale for Engraving, Julio Prieto Nespereira Prize, Caixa Ourense, Spain.

1991
Europa im Ex-Libris, Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum, Nuremberg, Germany.

1990 9th Internationale Grafik Ausstellung, Frechen, Germany.

1989
Beaux-Arts University, Bandung, Indonesia.
1st Triennale of Sabadell Engraving, Beaux-Arts Academy, Sabadell, Spain.
Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Braunschweig, Germany.
4th Biennale Concours for Young Painters, Galeria Anquins, Reus (Tarragona), Spain.

1988
6th Show of Catalan Contemporary Art, itinerant in Catalonia.
“Plastic Arts for Young Artists – 6th Show”, Sala Lola Anglada, Barcelona, Spain.
30th Prize for Young Painters, Sala Parés, Barcelona, Spain.
Sala Agora 3, Sitges, (Barcelona), Spain.

1987
29th Prize for Young Painters, Sala Parés, Barcelona, Spain.
2nd Art Biennale Barcelona Football Club, at the old Born Market, Barcelona, Spain.

1986
28th Prize for Young Painters, Sala Parés, Barcelona, Spain.
6th edition of Cadaqués International Mini Print, itinerant in Catalonia, Andorra and USA.

Joan Flasch Artist’s Book Collection, Chicago, USA.
Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel, Germany.
H.B.K. Arts University of Braunschweig, Germany.
Collection Foundation Vila Casas, Barcelona.
Collection Enciclópedia Catalana, Barcelona.
Collection MasterCard, Madrid.
Collection BBK Fundazioa Foundation of Bilbao.
Collection Testimoni, la Caixa , Barcelona.
Consortium Zona Franca, Barcelona.
Centre d’Etudes Catalanes Université de Paris-Sorbonne-Paris IV.
Contemporary  Printmaking Dept of the National Library, Madrid.
Manresa Town Hall, Manresa (Barcelona).
Collection Williams & Zevnik, P.C., Chicago, USA.
Barcelona Council, Barcelona.
Corbera de Llobregat Town Hall, (Barcelona.
University of Barcelona.

Texts Press:

[2018] Casalé, Ramon: “A journey through time”, La nueve musas, digital Magazine. Art, science and humanities. July 8th,2018.    
[2018] Palá, Isabel: “Interviewing Lourdes Fisa, Mitja llimona”, digital education and cultura, April 12th, 2018.
[2018] Ayala, Montserrat: “Interviewing Lourdes Fisa”, UManresa, January 31, 2018.
[2017] Paz, Susana: “Blanca d’Anjou inspires the work of Lourdes Fisa”, Regió7 newspaper, December 9th, 2017.
[2017] Casalé, Ramon: Lourdes Fisa. “The Art of travel“, arqnou, espai d’art, setembre 2017.
[2017] Solernou, Aleix: “Lourdes Fisa opens de doors of her workshop to exhibit the work of the students”, Regió 7 newspaper, August 30, 2017.
[2016] Paz, Susana: “A language for everyone”, Regió7 newspaper, September 10th, 2016.
[2016] Casalé, Ramon: “Lourdes Fisa at the Museum Arxiu Tomàs Balvey”, Bonart Magazine, nº 172, February- March, April, 2016.
[2015] Paz, Susana: “Fisa explores the limits of the game”, Regió7, November 5th, 2015
[2015] “The Museum Arxiu Tomàs Balvey hostes the painting of Lourdes Fisa”, Bonart Magazine, October, 2015.
[2014] Casalé, Ramon: “Lourdes Fisa at the Galeria Artèria” Bonart Magazine, nº 167 October- November, 2014.
[2014] Paz, Susana: Report: “Lourdes Fisa revisits her Berlin Wall”. Regió7 newspaper, October 14th, 2014.
[2013] Press Room: “The artist Lourdes Fisa exhibits her work in glass in the exhibition Melodies of Light”. Vítrea Magazine, October 2013
[2013] Casalé, Ramon: “Lourdes Fisa exhibits at the Torre Lluvià, headquarters of the architects’s association Col·legi d’Arquitectes de Manresa”. Bonart Magazine, October-November,2013.
[2013] Basagaña, Laura:: “The purity of the colors according to Lourdes Fisa, in the Casa Lluvià”, Núvol, the digital of Culture, September 28th, 2013.
[2013] Mata i Riu, Toni: “Lourdes Fisa lights the hidden light of Casa LLuvià”. Regió7 newspaper, September 13th, 2013.
[2013] Mata i Riu, Toni: “The artist Lourdes Fisa appropriates the Casa Lluvià with an exhibition that wants the complicity of light”, Regió7 newspaper, September 12th, 2013.
[2013] Jódar, Carles: “Spectacular exhibition of Lourdes Fisa in the modernist Casa Lluvià in Manresa”. La Vanguardia newspaper, September 7th, 2103.
[2012] Press Room: “Lourdes Fisa, at the Contemporary Cultural Center La Sala. The artist won Donart 12 Prize”. Diari de Vilanova newspaper, March 9th, 2012.
[2012] Torras, Joan: “Lourdes Fisa opens her studio and offers artistic workshops”, La Vanguardia newspaper. Manresa-Bages, June 30th, 2012.
[2010] Palau, Maria: “From Fragility to Strength”, L’Avui newspaper, Presència Magazine. No. 1995, May 2010.
[2010] Mata i Riu, Toni: ““Lourdes Fisa brings her fiber glass works to the Galeria Trama in Barcelona”, Regió7, April 24th , 2010.
[2010] Press Room: “The enigmatic language of Lourdes Fisa returns to Valencia”, El Temps newspaper, 2010.
[2010] Press Room: “The good”. Exhibition in Gallery Alba Cabrera, 2010.
[2009] Documental: Lourdes Fisa , La Vanguardia newspaper, Culture supplement, Pages 16-17, January 21st, 2009.
[2009] Casalé, Ramon: ”Lourdes Fisa, Travels and Dreams”, Bonart Magazine, No 11, January, 2009.
[2009] Mata i Riu, Toni: “: “The Silk Route, Lourdes Fisa’s restlessness and Interests” Regió 7 newspaper, June 12th, 2010.
[2009] Palau, Maria: ““The rescue of the Silk Route. Lourdes Fisa in Sant Cugat”, l’Avui, magazine Presència from 28th of August to 3rd September, 2009
[2008] Gastao, Ana Marqués: ““Camões water painted from the Mediterraneum onwards”, Diário de Noticias, April 23th , 2008.
[2008] CCL, Centre Català in Luxemburg: “Exhibition of Lourdes Fisa in Lisbon », August 28th, 2008
[2008] Lujan, Oriol: ““Lourdes Fisa brings to Lisbon an exhibition combining poetry and navigation”, Regió7 newspaper, april 19th, 2008
[2008] “. Interview: “The art of Lourdes Fisa expresses thoughts”, L’Avancada Magazine, No. 86, page 20, May, 2008.
[2008] Lujan, Oriol: “Lourdes Fisa works invade the Casino Cultural Center”, Regió7 newspaper, November 22nd, 2008.
[2008] Cadena, Josep Mª: ““Lourdes Fisa travels through ideas”, El Periódico newspaper , Exit nº 100 Supplement, 5th to 11th December,2006.
[2008] Mata i Riu, Toni: “The creator must always demand reflexion and capacity towards his work”. Interview with Lourdes Fisa, Artist. Regió7 newspaper, December 23rd, 2008.
[2008] Capdevila, Llorenç: “Prophets at home”, Regió 7 newspaper, December 13th, 2008
[2008] CCL, The Centre Català in Luxemburg: “I.C homenageia poeta dos Lusíadas no dia Camões ”. Installation of Lourdes Fisa in Instituto Camões, 2008
[2008] Sardans, Jordi: “The painter Lourdes Fisa exhibits at the Casino Cultural Center” El Pou de la Gallina magazine, N0. 237, pages 32-33, November 2008.
[2008] Bassols, M: “To be discovered”, Osona Comarca, December12th, 2008.
[2007] Blaya, Carles: “A work of art that tells the whole has no interest” Regió7 newspaper , The Sunday Interview, Bages, January21st, 2010.
[2007] Press Room: “Human Capital, made in Corbera”, L’Avançada Magazine, No. 84. December 2007
[2006] ACN Press Room: “Lourdes Fisa presents today The 4 Seasons at the Galeria Canals”. Messancugat, April 4th, 2006.
[2006] Cadena, Josep Mª: “Lourdes Fisa finds a contemporary sense in The 4 Seasons, El Periódico newspaper, 21st to 23rd April, 2006.
[2006] Press Room: “Double exhibition of the artist Lourdes Fisa, in Sant Cugat and Bilbao”, Regió7 newspaper, 2006.
[2006] Redondo, M:” I want to suggest other worlds, each of them with its own experience” Lourdes Fisa explains, Deia newspaper, Bilbao, May 24th, 2006.
[2006] Carrera, G.:” Lourdes Fisa exhibits in Bilbao her fiber glass poems”, El Correo de Vizcaya newspaper, 2006.
[2006] Press Room:” The artist Lourdes Fisa shows The Invisible Trail work”, Iberia Universal newspaper, year 2, No, 298, June 5th,2006.
[2006] Berro, Irune: “Lourdes Fisa artista kataluniarrak teknika askotako obrak jarri ditu BBKen Bilboko aretoan”, Berria newspaper, Bilbao, page.43, May 24th, 2006.
[2005] Parra-Duhalde, Christian: “Lourdes Fisa. Galería Alba Cabrera. Fiber and geometry of spirit”. Levante, El mercantil valenciano newspaper, October 21st, 2005.
[2004] J.V.: “Lourdes Fisa opens the Pietat church as an art exhibitions space”, El Fòrum, Osona 2004 in and Ripollés, El 19, independent daily of Osona and Ripollés, May 7th,2004
[2004] Cadena, Josep Mª: “A spiritual visual song”, El Periódico newspaper, July 9th, 2004.
[2004] Sitjes, Fina: “A 10: the aesthetics of the spirit”. Regió7 newspaper , Idees. 2004.
[2004] Camps, Gemma. “More than 10.000 people have already visited A 10 in Vic, the work of Lourdes Fisa”, Regió7 newspaper, September 21, 2004 .
[2004] Press Room: “Reflections within spiritual songs”, Presència Magazine, El Punt Avui newspaper, 17th to 23rd, September, 2004.
[2004] Sitjes, Fina: “A meeting between matter and spirit”, El Punt newspaper, November 2nd, 2004.
[2004] Press Room: L’albergueria, Centre de Difusió Cultural del Bisbat de Vic “Exhibition A 10”, May-October, 2004.
[2004] Press Room: “Exhibition at the Galeria Alba Cabrera”, El Micalet, January 17th, 2004.
[2004] Press Room: “Kultur” Temps d’Art, Costa Blanca Nachrichten, Nr. 1050, Januay 30rd, 2004.
[2004] Press Room: “Lourdes Fisa exhibites in Valencia”, Regió7 newspaper, February 6, 2004.
[2004] Sardans, Jordi: “Interviewing Lourdes Fisa Saladrigas”. El Pou de la gallina Magazine, nº 194, pages 37 to 40, December, 2004.
[2004] Fontdevila, Oriol : “Lourdes Fisa’s baggage”, Q Artistic Creative and Cultural Patrimony, No.1 Edited by Manresa’s District Museum, February 2004.
[2003]  Press Room: “Lourdes Fisa wins award” L’Avançada magazine, No, 65, Edited by the Corbera de LLobregat Town Hall, December 23rd, 2003
[2003] Press Room:“Lourdes Fisa wins the Enciclopedia Catalana prize for graphic works” , Avui newspaper, October 8th, 2003.
[2002] Mataró, Aleix: “New Art, ideas in transit”. ABC newspaper, Novembre 29th, 2002.
[2002] Costa, Anna: ““The abstract painter Lourdes Fisa takes part today in “En Camp contrari” on TV3”, Regió7 newspaper, November 13th, 2002.
[2002] Savall, Cristina: “Mini art galleries in a hotel”, El Periódico newspaper, Barcelona, November 23rd, 2002.
[2001] BufIll, Juan: “Lourdes Fisa- Fragilities”, La Vanguardia newspaper, November 30th, 2001.
[2001]Cadena, Josep Mª: “Lourdes Fisa and the fiber strength”, El Periódico newspaper, Barcelona, November 27th, 2001.
[2000] Bufill, Juan: “The support as paint”, La Vanguardia newspaper, Barcelona, March 3th, 2000.
[2000] Cadena, Josep Mª: “Human glass fiber. Creativity and experimentation”, El Periódico newspaper, Barcelona, March 24th, 2000.
[2000] Vidal, Jaume: “Glances”. ARTS, el País newspaper, March, 23th, 2000.
[2000] B.J.: “Lourdes Fisa. Human territory”, El Mundo newspaper, March 14th, 2000
[1999] H.L. “Urban Gallery. Lourdes Fisa” Diari Heraldo de Aragón, 24 de Juny de 1999.
[1998] [1998] Cadena, Josep Mª: ““Lourdes Fisa at the Galería Llucià Homs”, El Periódico newspaper, March 3rd, 1998
[1998] Miralles, Francesc: “A board of ideas and feelings”, La Vanguardia newspaper, March 6th, 1998.
[1998] València, Susana: “”Fundació Caixa Manresa opens the artistic season with an exhibition of Lourdes Fisa”. Regió7 newspaper, Agost 28th, 1998.
[1998] Vidal, Jaume: ” Ways and stays”. ARTS, periódico El País, 3 de Septiembre de 1998.
[1998] Cadena, Josep Mª: ” Crossing through the underworld of a travelling artist”. El Periódico newspaper, Barcelona, September 4th, 1998.
[1998] Miralles, Francesc: “Own voice to maturity”, La Vanguardia newspaper, Barcelona, September 11th, 1998.
[1998] Press Room: “Lourdes Fisa opens the exhibition season of the Foundation”, Endavant Magazine Nº 8 edited by Caixa Manresa, 1998.
[1996] Estrada, Rius: ”The artist Lourdes Fisa exhibits from today at the Fòrum Berger-Balaguer, El 3 de Vuit newspaper, February 23rd, 1996
[1995] Cadena, Josep Mª: “Exhibition Caja de Madrid”, El Periódico newspaper, October 24th, 1995.
[1995] Castaño, Adolfo: “Restless Lourdes Fisa”. ABC Cultural newspaper. nº 216, Madrid, December 22nd, 1995.
[1995] Press Room: “Mapping work by the artist Lourdes Fisa”. El punto de las Artes newspaper, Madrid, December 8th, 1995.
[1994] Reyes, Ana Maria: “Art 1994 Chicago. The New Pier Show” , Art Nexus magazine, No. 14, page 92, 1994.
[1993] McCracken, David: “ Lourdes Fisa at the Sazama Gallery”, Chicago Tribune, October 15th ,1993.
[1993] The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Exhibitions & Events, Chicago, gener, 1993.
[1993] Artner, Alan: Chicago Tribune, October 15th ,1993.
[1992] Cadena, Josep Mª: “Lourdes Fisa at the Galeria Duna”, El Periódico newspaper , Barcelona, July 7th ,1992.
[1990] Cadena, Josep Mª: “ Lourdes Fisa at the Galeria Miquel Sambro”, El Periódico newspaper, Barcelona, April 17th , 1990.
[1990] Miralles, Francesc: “Lourdes Fisa exhibits at the Galeria Miquel Sambró”, La Vanguardia newspaper, Barcelona, May18th ,1990.
[1990] Stadtlander, Karin: “The engravings of Lourdes Fisa” Batik magazine, No.104, pages 57 and 58, 1990.

Texts of catalogs and publications

Bosch, Glòria: “The game as a journey of discovery” Exhibition 1,2,3 comença el joc/ 1,2,3 the game begins. Museum Arxiu Tomàs Balvey, Cardedeu 2015-2016.
Blanch, Teresa: “Cardedeu amb l’Art Vigent” Exhibition 1,2,3 comença el joc/1,2,3 the game begins. Museum Arxiu Tomàs Balvey, Cardedeu 2015-2016.
Casalé, Ramon: “A journey through time” Exhibition Eingang Haus 11- 17, Galería Artèria, Igualada, 2014.
Casalé, Ramon: “Inspirations”, Galería Trama, Barcelona, 2014.
Lacuesta, Raquel: “Light melodies” Exhibition Melodies de llum, Casa Lluvià, Colegio de Arquitectos, Manresa 2013.
Calmet, Joan/ Masana, Enric.:“Light melodies” Exhibition Melodies de llum, Casa Lluvià, Colegio de Arquitectos, Manresa 2013.
Miralles, Francesc: “Uncertain times. Painting of hope”. Exhibition Obrir pas/Make way, Galería Trama, 2012.
The spirit of Barcelona. Messum’s Gallery, Londres, 2012.
The spirit of Barcelona. Messum’s Gallery, Londres 2011.
Bonet, Pilar: “Las musas inquietantes”. Exposición Fortaleses/Strengths, Galería Trama, Barcelona, 2010.  
Sitjes, Fina: “Dos mil 10”. Exposición en Galería Alba Cabrera, Valencia 2010.
Fisa, Lourdes: “XX Joan Vilanova Prize for Engraving and Drawing” – Catalogue presentation text, Manresa 2010.
Eros+ismes. Lourdes Fisa. Galería Canals. Association Art Catalunya. Port of Tarragona Contemporary Art Center La Sala, fall Art 2009.
Casalé, Ramon: “Lourdes Fisa. Rediscovered thoughts» Exhibition “Punt i seguit”, Barcelona, 2009.
Casalé, Ramón: “Lourdes Fisa – The trajectory of art”. Catalan Studies Center. Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris, 2009.
Bosch, Glòria: “To navigate is about crossing horizons”. Exhibition Camins de descoberta. Camões des del Mediterrani Luxemburg-Lisboa-Manresa 2008.
Turró, Mateu: “Discovery paths. Camões from the Mediterranean” Exhibition Camins de descoberta. Camões des del Mediterrani” Luxembourg-Lisbon-Manresa 2008.
Gastao Marqués, Ana : “Poema Terra-roma. Artist Lourdes Fisa”. Egoísta magazine, nº 36, Portugal, September 2008.
Sitjes, Fina: “Camins de descoberta. Camões des del Mediterrani”. Exhibition Cultural Center El Casino, Manresa 2008.
Bosch, Glòria: “Lourdes Fisa. The trail of the invisible”. A talk beween Glòria Bosch and Lourdes Fisa. Exhibition El rastro invisible, Fundación BBK, Bilbao 2006.
Fisa, Lourdes: “About the Invisible Trail”. Exhibition El rastro invisible, Fundación BBK, Bilbao 2006.
Aula de Cultura de BBK: “ The Invisible Trail”, Bilbao, May to June, 2006.
Sitjes, Fina: “Blaus Blues: a sea of blue that swings to the rhythm of blues”. Galería Alba Cabrera , Valencia 2005.
Duarte, Carles: “The Temple”. A10. Spiritual Songs, La Pietat church, Vic, 2004-2005.
L’Albergueria, Cultural Diffusion Center, Vic’s Bishopric, “A-10 Exhibition”, May to October 2004.
Miralles, Francesc: “Del imaginario al recuerdo”. Exhibition Cub-A, Galería Alba Cabrera, Valencia, January-February 2004.
Le Salon du Printemps, Montreal 2002. Lourdes Fisa. Llucià Homs. Copec. Generalitat de Catalunya, 2002.
Homs, Llucià: “A look to the fragility” Text for the catalogue “Fragilitats”, Galería Llucià Homs, Barcelona, 2001.
Centro Cultural Español de Cooperación Iberoamericana: El viaje. Artists of the Galería Art Al Rec, Miami. January-February 2001.
Camps, Teresa: “Gènere i Gèneres” exhibition. District Museum of Manresa and Leather Museum of Vic, 2000.
Borras, Mª Lluïsa: “The pleasure of giving”. Text for the catalogue of the “Pas a pas” exhibition, Galería Llucià Homs, Barcelona 1998.
Bufill, Juan: “Travessia”, Caixa Manresa Foundation, Manresa 1998.
Miralles, Francesc: “The City as Uncertainty”, Caja de Madrid Cultural Center, Barcelona 199.
Borràs, Mª LLuïsa: “The City as Poetry”. Blanquerna Catalogue Collection. Generalitat de Catalunya, Madrid 1995.
Miralles, Francesc: « X de X a Joan Miró. Lourdes Fisa ». Artists homage to Joan Miró on the centennial anniversary of his birth. Laberint d’ Art Collection No.9, 1993.
Loescher, Robert J: “Recorreguts”, Galeria Duna, Barcelona, June 1992.
Loescher, Robert J: “ Connective Journeys” Exhibition Laberints, Chicago, September-October 1993.
Fontbona, Francesc: “Braunschweig”, Galería Miquel Sambró, Barcelona. Published by Miquel de Serrallonga, spring 1990.
Schulz, Karl: “Braunschweig”, Galería Miquel Sambró, Barcelona. Published by Miquel de Serrallonga, spring 1990.
“Diccionari Ràfols” de Artistas de Cataluña y Baleares: 20th Century, Vol. 5, page 253.

STATEMENT

“…I am interested in Art as a medium of knowledge and communication in order to express concepts of space and time”.

“My artistic career has always been continuous, while developing a work based on experimentation with the materials, a hybrid of different disciplines and supports. I am interested in mixing techniques and concepts, and then in achieving their union. My work stands for a process of introspection, based on memory and the lived experience. It is the result of a passionate search regarding material, its processing and the significance it might transmit. I use to employ mixed painting-techniques, printing and graphic techniques, drawing, fiberglass, etched glass and the manipulation of different materials. When using the technique of collage, I bring movement and volume into the composition through gesture, texture and colour. “With the rest of the habitual techniques, the inclusion of different coats or layers of material, shades, the “grattage” (scratching or scraping), or fiberglass with its transparencies and light effects, she creates a dynamic work that seeks new visual proposals)” (from the text “Lourdes Fisa. The poetry of Art” by Ramon Casalé).

Travel, discovery, identity, movement, displacements from one place to the other, transformation, the passage of time – they are all constant concepts in my work, and they speak to us of freedom, light and enthusiasm where the idea, like a fountain of inspiration acquires a leading role. I think that Art is able to contribute light, poetry and humanity to our lives and our environment”.

Lourdes Fisa

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