Itziar Okariz | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa

Born on April 21.


Begins studying fine arts at the Universidad del País Vasco, specializing in sculpture and painting; graduates in 1990.


Receives a subsidy from the provincial government of Guipúzcoa.


Receives a grant from the government of Guipúzcoa. Wins third prize at the XXXIV Certamen de Artistas Noveles de Guipúzcoa in San Sebastián.


Okariz’s work is included in the exhibitions Travessies liminars at La Capella in Barcelona and Anys 90: Distància zero at the Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, also in Barcelona.


Wins first prize for engraving in the Gure Artea competition, sponsored by the Basque government. Exhibits at Area 2-Sala Rekalde in Bilbao. Takes part in the exhibitions Territorios indefinidos at the Museu d’Art Contemporani d’Elx in Elche, Spain, and Otros mundos posibles at Galería Cruce in Madrid.


Galería Espai Lucas in Valencia, Spain, and Galería Antonio de Barnola in Barcelona mount exhibitions of Okariz’s work. Takes part in Érase una vez del minimal al cabaret,70’s-90’s: Programa de vídeos realizados por mujeres , shown at the Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid and later at the Museo Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo in Seville.

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