This phrase by Nikola Tesla, selected by Fernando Renes to title his exhibition, immediately alludes to his own energy and work dynamics, qualities that he keeps alive in the creative and interpretive action present in the set of pieces that make up his artistic proposal.
For this exhibition, two sets of works have been selected in which drawing, the written word and the use of color as tools of expression are a constant. Present both in the works that are supported on paper, as in the compositions built with glazed tiles, they stimulate different relationships between the spectator and the artist, overcoming the simple recognition of language to create the plastic fact together. The sample is completed by two animations for which Renes has made use of his experience in videography, but always on the basis of drawing.
Fernando Renes born in Covarrubias (Burgos), 1970. He lives and works between Bilbao and Covarrubias. Graduated in Fine Arts and with a Master in Research and Creation in Art, he has participated in numerous group exhibitions and different calls for artistic confrontation. He has around twenty individual exhibitions, presented in cities in Spain and the United States, and his work has earned him, among other recognitions, the BilbaoArte Foundation (2018), AECID at the Spanish Academy in Rome (2013), ENDESA scholarships. for the plastic arts, Museum of Teruel (2005), MUSAC for contemporary plastic creation (2003 - Museum of contemporary art of Castilla y León), Fundación Marcelino Botín de Artes Plásticas, Santander (2002); as well as the Third Prize 14th Mostra Fenosa, A Coruña (2016), Cereza de Oro from the Villa de Covarrubias (2009) and the “Francisco de Goya” Painting Prize from the Villa de Madrid (2008).
His work is present in the following public and private collections: MUSAC Museum of Contemporary Art of Castilla y León, León; CAB Caja de Burgos Art Center, Burgos; Banco Central Hispano, Madrid; Junta de Castilla y León, Valladolid; Marcelino Botín Foundation, Santander; Center d'Art La Panera, Lleida; Queens Museum of Art, New York; Teruel Museum, Teruel; ENDESA Foundation, Madrid; Circa XX Collection, Zaragoza; Caja Madrid Foundation, Madrid; La Naval, Cartagena; INJUVE, Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, Madrid; AECID, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Madrid; Accademia di Spagna in Rome; Gas Natural Fenosa Museum of Contemporary Spanish Art, A Coruña; MAC Genalguacil, Malaga; BilbaoArte Fundazioa Foundation, Bilbao; Federico García Lorca Foundation, Granada.
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