Paris Haute Couture Week 2017 / collaboration with Hyun Mi Nielsen. Paris, France.July 2017
I had the honour to collaborate for the show of Hyun Mu Nielsen with a selection of pieces for Paris Haute Couture Week / 3rd July 2017.
Photos by: Federico Guendel.
"Vinte e Tres" contemporary jewellery in Iberoamerica. Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes :Lisboa, Portugal.June 2017
My work was selected to represent my country: Costa Rica in the exhibition "Vinte e Tres" contemporary jewellery in Iberoamerica as part of the exhibitions during Lisboa : Ibero american Capital of Culture 2017. Organized by PIN Associação Portuguesa de Joalharia Contemporânea, exhibition held in "Sociedade Nacional de Belas Artes". Lisboa, Portugal.
Bagues, Exposition-Vente. Galerie Bettina Flament. Lille, France.June 2017
A selection of my rings on exhibition at Galerie Bettina Flament : Lille, France.
EUNIQUE, Karlsruhe. Germany.May 2017
Eunique, Karlsruhe 2017. Stand Graduates from the Hochschule Trier / campus Idar-Oberstein: "Die Vier" Catalina Brenes, Denise Ebert, Pia Groh and Julia Obermaier. Munich, Germany.
IHM (Internationale Handwerksmesse). Munich, Germany.March 2017
IHM (Internationale Handwerksmesse) Stand Graduates from the Hochschule Trier / campus Idar-Oberstein: "Die Vier" Catalina Brenes, Denise Ebert, Pia Groh and Julia Obermaier. Munich, Germany.
Talente 2017, Selected participant. IHM Munich, Germany.March 2017
My work was selected for Talente exhibition 2017 at IHM Munich, Germany.
Talente has been in existence since 1980 (in the early days with a different name). It is a high profile competition for young craftspeople, applied artists, makers, artisans, designers and inventor-technicians from all over the world. Age limit is set at 33 years of age (respectively 35 for the technical applications). The participation is only possible one time. Talente is a competition organized by the Handwerkskammer für München und Oberbayern, dept. Fairs and Exhibitions. The department is responsible for the selection.
The aim of Talente is to promote the idea of skills in the designing and technical trades as well as in the applied arts. Contributions shown at Talente have a high standard. They range from undergraduate to masters level. Talente takes place as a special exhibition on one of the major trade fairs in Munich/ Germany in March each year, the International Trade Fair.
BKV Preis finalist. IHM Munich, GermanyMarch 2017
My work was selected as finalist of the Bayerischer Kunstgewerbeverein e.V. / BKV Preis exhibition during IHM Munich, Germany.
Premiere Classe, Jardin des Tuileries. Paris, France.March 2017
Solo stand Catalina Brenes / Contemporary Jewellery at Premiere Classe Tuileries: Paris, France.
Inhorgenta Munich. Germany.February 2017
Inhorgenta Munich 2017. Stand Graduates from the Hochschule Trier / campus Idar-Oberstein: "Die Vier" Catalina Brenes, Denise Ebert, Pia Groh and Julia Obermaier. Munich, Germany.
Solo stand at Premiere Classe, Porte de Versailles. Paris, France.January 2017
Solo stand Catalina Brenes / Contemporary Jewellery at Premiere Classe, Porte de Versailles.
Neuer Schmuck aus Idar-Oberstein im Stadtmuseum Simeonsstift, Trier.November 2016
For 15 years , the department of gemstone and jewellery design of Trier's university of applied science has been presenting their work under the title " Neuer Schmuck aus Idar-Oberstein ", now the 6th exhibition in the series documents the 30 year history of the department. With remarkable works by both students and graduates from the years 2006 until 2016.
I presented a serious of 4 studies and a necklace.
Bijorhca Paris. Solo stand. Paris, France.September 2016
I was selected as "Contemporary Talent of the season" during the Bijorhca fair in Paris. A selection of my work was on show at the "Precious Gallery" selected by Elizabeth Leriche.
Tendence Fair: selected "Talents" solo stand. Frankfurt, Germany.August 2016
I was selected part of the new "Talents" 2016 for the Tendence Fair in Frankfurt Germany. Granted a solo stand.
#Form 2016. Frankfurt, Germany.August 2016
My work was selected for the exhibition : #Form 2016 / Form from Craft and Industry, organized by the Bundesverband Kunsthandwerk e. V. ( German Arts and Crafts Association). Frankfurt, Germany.
"The results of the competition FORM – Form from Crafts and Industry present selected products from the diverse consumer goods on display at Tendence. The products stand out through its innovative form solutions, appropriateness of material usage and workmanship, utility and a convincing overall conception.
108 companies from 18 countries accepted Frankfurt Messe’s
invitation to submit their newly developed works and products for consideration for acceptance in FORM 2016. A jury of renowned experts selected around 216 objects from 69 exhibitors, honoring them with a certificate of excellence.
FORM 2016 gives industrial buyers and journalists the opportunity to
gain an overview of the latest trends and newest developments on
display at Tendence" (Bundesverband Kunsthandwerk e. V.).
"30th Marzee International Graduate Show 2016". Marzee Gallery. Nijmegen, Netherlands.August 2016
A selection of my MFA work was selected for the 30th Marzee Graduation Show on Gallery Marzee. Where this work won the Marzee Graduate Prize 2016.
"A tribute to Manfred Bischoff", Schmuck 2016. Munich, Germany.February 2016
43 former students pay homage.
SIERAAD 2014. International Art Jewellery Fair. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.November 2014
Some picture of my solo Stand at SIERAAD 2014.
"Cartas a Pia" La Basilica Galeria. Barcelona, Spain.July 2014
Solo show at the beautiful gallery La Basilica Galeria Temporary Exhibitions in Barcelona, Spain. An exhibition dedicated to Pia, my most honest work I've ever made. Thank you Piotr. Text of the exhibition at News.
"Duplicata" International Earrings Exhibition. Galerie Noel Guyomarc'h. Montréal, Canada.April 2014
I was invited to take place in an earring exhibition by Galerie Noel Guyomarc'h with a selection of earrings. The show then travel to Velvet da Vinci Gallery in San Francisco for "The Earring Show 2". It was a great honor to be among very talented jewellers.
"Blossom" La Basilica Galeria. Barcelona, Spain.April 2014
One of my brooches in resin and natural pigments was part of "Blossom" - Treasures of La Basilica Galeria.
"Per Domani - Oggetti e gioielli", Oh my blue. Venice, Italy.April 2014
Solo show at the beautiful gallery Oh my blue in Venice, Italy. I presented a series of sculptures and my latest jewellery.
"Lujuria de la memoria" Art flow Art Gallery, Avenida Escazu. San Jose, Costa Rica.March 2014
I had the honor to exhibit my work in a very important art gallery in my country, Costa Rica, among great artists.
2014 Inhorgenta. Munich, GermanyFebruary 2014
Some pictures of my solo stand at Inhorgenta Munich 2014, Germany.
SIERAAD 2013. International Art Jewellery Fair. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.November 2013
Some picture of my solo Stand at SIERAAD 2013.
2013 Beijing International Jewellery Art BiennaleSeptember 2013
Representing Costa Rica at the 2013 Beijing International Art Biennale.
Fantastici! Contemporary Italian Jewellery. Putti Gallery. Riga, Latvia.September 2013
A selection of my work presented during the "Fantastici" exhibition at Putti Gallery.
Fuorisalone 2013. Yuriko Gioielli presents contemporary jewellery exhibition: "Respiro" by Catalina Brenes. Milan, Italy.April 2013
Solo Exhibition during the Fiorisalone 2013 at Yuriko Gioielli. Milan, Italy.
Christmas Jewellery Fair. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.December 2012
A selection of my works presented during Christmas Jewellery Fair at Lloyd Hotel & Cultural Embassy. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
SIERAAD 2012, International Art Jewellery Fair. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.November 2012
My solo Stand at SIERAAD 2012.
Design Miami/ Basel. Basel, Switzerland.June 2012
A selection of my works presented by Gallery Antonella Villanova at Design Miami/ Basel.
Collect, The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects. London, UK.May 2012
A selection of my work presented at Collect by Gallery Antonella Villanova.
Art First. Bologna, ItaliaJanuary 2012
A selection of works presented by gallery "Antonella Villanova" during Art First at "Galleria Alessandro Bagnai" stand. Bologna, Italy.
"Morfosis". 2011. Alea Gallery. Barcelona, Spain.June 2011
Exhibition with Martina Pont at "Alea Gallery". Barcelona, Spain.
Collect. The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects. London, United Kingdom.May 2011
A selection of my works presented by gallery "Antonella Villanova" during 2011 Collect, International art fair for Contemporary Jewellery.
"Artornamento". Alternatives Gallery. Rome, ItalySeptember 2010
A selection of my work presented during "Artornamento" at Alternatives Gallery.
Joya. Setmana de la Joieria Contemporània de Barcelona. Barcelona, Spain.September 2010
A selection of my work presented in the stand of "Alchimia, School of Contemporary Jewellery".
"Spring" exhibition at Galerie Sophie Lachaert. Tielrode, Belgium.April 2010
A selection of my work presented during "Spring" exhibition at Galerie Sophie Lachaert.
Inhorgenta. Munich, GermanyFebruary 2010
A selection of my work presented as part of the 3rd year in "Alchimia, School of Contemporary Jewellery".