Martha Pachon Rodriguez


Martha Pachon Rodriguez

Third Prize

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Martha Pachón Rodríguez was born in Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia, graduated in Fine Arts at the “Surcolombiana” University of Neiva in 1995 and graduated in a Porcelain and Stoneware Specialization at the Art Institute for Ceramics “G. Ballardini” in Faenza.

She began her career as a professor of Art Education in 1990, at the Institute INEM of Neiva, Colombia. Simultaneously, from 1996 to 2000, she taught Sculpture and Design at the “Surcolombiana” University and, from 1997 to 1999, she was professor of Theory of Color and Design in Textiles and Fashion Design at the “Corporación Universitaria “of Neiva, Colombia. Currently, she is a Porcelain Teacher at the Extensive School of Arts adherent to the MIC International Ceramic Museum of Faenza, Italy.

She is member of the IAC International Academy of Ceramics of Geneva and she works as an Assistant Editor for the Italian and International Magazine of Ceramic Art and Culture “LA CERAMICA in Italia e nel mondo”.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016 “Martha Pachón Rodríguez”, SEPIA Gallery, Villefranche de Rouergue, France
2013 “L’Abito della Festa” Martha Pachón Rodríguez, Installations, Gianetti Museum, Saronno, Italy
2012 “Martha Pachon Rodriguez”, Ancienne Poste Gallery, Toucy, France
2012 “Martha Pachon Rodriguez” AbOvo Gallery, Tody, Italy
2011 “Oursins” Atelier Orange, Parcours Céramique Carougeois, Genève, Swizerland.
2010 “Hilos–La terra del fuoco” Porcelain installations, Chapel of S. Croce, Avigliana, Turin, Italy
2010 “The Invisible Garden” Porcelain architectural installations, Chapel of S. Sebastian, Forlì, Italy
2008 “Hilos” Architectural Installations, Banca di Romagna, Faenza, Italy
2006 “Containers and Instruments”, L’Évènement, Vallauris gallery, France
2004 “Objetos Rituales”, Circolo degli Artisti gallery, Faenza, Italy
1996 “Fauna Mítica” Surcolombiana University, Neiva, Colombia

RECENT EXHIBITIONS

2017 «A L’ORIGINE», Terra Viva Gallery, St Quentin La Poterie, France
« EUNIQUE, International Fair for Applied Arts & Design, Karlsruhe, Germany
« Artist in Residence Program Exhibition, Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park, Japan
2016 « Martha Pachón Rodríguez and Victoire Catalans» Midnight Sun Gallery,
Morges, Switzerland
« 50 WOMEN, a celebration of Women’s Contribution to Ceramics » NCECA 2016,
Jazz Museum, Katas Citty, USA
“Autour du bijou” Around the jewelery, « Les Printemps des Potier » Symposium, Bandol, France
Guests Artist, « Shigaraki Cramique Cultural Park, Shigaraki, Jaman
Artist Selected « XXIV eme Biennale Internationale de Vallauris-Création
Contemporaine et Céramique », Vallauris, France
« Mediterranean Column » Installation present at IAC International Academy of
Ceramics General Assembly, Barcelona, Spain
Art Residence « Jingdezhen International Studio » Jingdezhen, China

2015 “More Art of decorating”, Keramikcentrum Tienschuur, Tegelen, Netherland.
“Faenza-Japan”, Sekiguchi Museum, Tokyo, Japan
« Piercing Eyes-Distilled Art Pieces » Stillfried Wien Gallery, New York, USA
«59 Premio Faenza» Contemporary Ceramic Competition, Faenza, Italy
“Scultura Ceramica Contemporanea” Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome,
Italy
“Piercing Eyes/Distilled Art Pieces”, Stillfried Gallery, New York, USA

2014 Artist Selected « XXIIIème Biennale Internationale Création contemporaine et
Céramique Vallauris 2014 », Vallauris, France.
Artist Selected « Westerwald Prize » KeramikMuseum Westerwald,
Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany.
“Mappa Celeste” opening of permanet architectural installation, “Museo Del Territorio”,
Faenza, Italy.
SOFA Chicago, represented by Officine Saffi Gallery, Chicago, United States
Artist Selected “10 th International Ceramic Competition MINO, Japan.
« Moving Objects » 46th General Assembly, International Academy of Ceramics,
Dublin, Ireland.
CONTAF 2014 National Congress of Fire Arts, Conference and demonstration,
Sao Paulo, Brazil
2013 Artist Selected «58 Premio Faenza» Contemporary Ceramic Competition, Faenza,
Italy.
Artist Selected at the XI International Ceramic Biennial, Aveiro, Portugal.

2012 « Contemporary Art Jewels”, Clay to dress, Officine Saffi Gallery, Milan, Italy.
« International Porcelain », Loes&Reinier Gallery, Deventer, Netherland.
Artist Selected to the China Kaolin International Ceramic Exhibition, Jingdezhen,
China.

2011 “Open to Art” International collective exhibition, Officine Saffi Gallery, Milan,
Italy.
Exhibition and Conference “La Céramique Italienne aujourd’hui”, Ravaisou
Gallery and at Jules Vernes Theater, Bandol, France.
Artist invited “Mondes Céramiques” ARGILA 2011, Architectural Installation,
Chapelle des Pénitents Noirs, Aubagne, France.

2010 « Biennale de la Céramique », Andenne, Belgium

2009 “Eros” Maison de la Céramique Contemporaine de Giroussens, France.
« Jeune Céramique Européenne » Musée de la Poterie Méditerranéenne,
St. Quentin-La-Poterie, France.
« Ceramics of Europe-Keramik Europas », KeramikMuseum Westerwald,
Germany.
“CONCRETA”, Pretorio Palace, Certaldo-Florence, Italy
2008 Art Residence, FLICAM, Fule International Ceramic Art Museum, Fuping, China.
2007 “Oggetti della Seduzione” by Anarcod, Terre Rare gallery, Bologna, Italy.
2006 “Cinque Artisti Colombiani” IILA gallery, Istituto Italo-latinoamericano, Roma,
Italy.
2005” Vaselle d’Autore” Centro Congressi, Torgiano-Perugia, Italy.
2004 “Festival Européen des Arts Céramiques, St Quentin la Poterie, France.
« Biennale de la Sculture en Ceramique », Mamer, Luxemburg.
2003 «La Forma tra continuità e innovazione» Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche,
Faenza, Italy.
“Concours Internacional l’Alcora”, Museo Internacional de Cerámica, Alcora, Spain.

AWARDS

2014 Bronze Award “10 th International Ceramic Competition MINO”, Japan.
2013 Silver Award “Kaolin International Competition”, Jingdezhen, China
2012 Second Award “International Contemporary Ceramic Meeting”, Albissola Marina, Italy
2011 First Award “Concurso Internacional de Ceràmica” Valladolid, Spain
2010 First Award “12ème Biennal de la Céramique”, Andenne, Belgium
2008 Bronze Award, “International Ceramic Competition, Mino 2008, Japan.
2007 Third Award, Concorso Internazionale “Ceramica e il corpo umano”, Faenza, Italy.
2007 Honourable Mention, “Concours Internacional de Ceramica L’Alcora”, Spain.
2006 First Award, Concorso Nazionale “Ceramica e il corpo umano”, Faenza, Italy.
2003 Honourable Mention “XXXVI Concorso Internazionale per la ceramica”, Gualdo Tadino, Italy.
2002 First Award, “Istituto d’Arte per la Ceramica Ballardini”, Faenza, Italia.
1999 First Award, “Fomcultura Arte Contemporánea”, Neiva, Colombia.
1998 Sculputure First Award, “Salón Regional de Artistas”, Neiva, Colombia.

JURY
2016 International Ceramic Competition “I Crawling – La pelle divertente”, Faenza, Italy
2012 International Ceramic Competition: “Concurso Internacional de Ceràmica”, Valladolid, Spain
2012 International Ceramic Competition: “Concours Internacional de Ceramica L’Alcora”, Alcora, Spain

WORKS IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

• Bank of Romagna, Contemporary Art Collection, Faenza, Italy
• Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen, Germany
• FLICAM, Fule International Ceramic Art Italian Museum, Fuping –
China.
• Castello di Spezano, International industrial and artistic ceramic collection, Fiorano – Italy.
• MINO International Ceramic Park, International Ceramic Art Collection Japan.
• International Ceramic Museum, Faenza – Italy.
• “Istituto d’Arte per la Ceramica G. Ballardini” Faenza – Italy.
• International Ceramic Museum, Cairo, Egipt.
• Mamer, International Ceramic Collection “Biennale de la Sculpture en Céramique”, Luxembourg.
• «Museo Internacional de Cerámica» L’Alcora, Valencia, Spain.