Marta Prieto


Category: Artist
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 Curriculum

Marta Prieto combines her activity as an artist with her job at UMU Studio, dedicated to architecture and design. She founded the studio in 2002 together with the architect Óscar López Alba.

 Work & Activities

ARTISTIC CURRICULUM 1992. Mention and acquisition of work at “I Certamen Ciudad de Lugo”. 1993. Collective exhibition organized by Lugo County Council (Paris). 1995. “Poco en Común” (exhibition), Apolo Arte Gallery (Lugo). 1996. Exhibitions: “En Vivo y en Directo”, Apolo Arte Gallery (Lugo), “Artes Varias, Varias Artes”, Auditorio Gustavo Freire (Lugo) and “Jaulas Amarillas”, Nova Rúa (Santiago de Compostela) and scenography of “El Retablo de las Maravillas”, University Theatre (Lugo Campus). 1997. Second prize at LugoNova (Cervo) and selection and acquisition at the “IIIª Bienal Pintor Laxeiro”. 1998. “VI Certamen Ciudad de Lugo” (second prize). 1999. “Maletas en el Hotel” (exhibition, Almirante Gallery (Lugo). 2000. “III Exposición Itinerante Arte e Solidaridade de Proxecto Home Galicia” (exhibition), “Vª Xuntanza Obradoiro Internacional das Artes Plásticas” (grant), A Solaina (Pontevedra) and “Da Visibilidade de ler o Mundo” (exhibition), Casa da Parra (Santiago de Compostela). 2001. “ARTVG” (exhibition), Xunta de Galicia, RTVG (Santiago de Compostela), selection at the “Vª Bienal Pintor Laxeiro” and “X Bolsa Valdarte”, Barco de Valdeorras (Ourense). 2002. Itinerant exhibition: “Segunda Clase el Turista”, Fuerteventura (Canarias), charity exhibition in favour of the Animal Protection Society, Almirante Gallery (Lugo), “ARTVG”, Xunta de Galicia - RTVG (Santiago de Compostela) and “Exposición en el mercado”, Local market (A Coruña). 2002-2003: Exhibition in the central offices of El Correo Gallego (Santiago de Compostela). 2003. “A Cor do Mar”, Kiosko Alfonso (A Coruña). 2003. Exhibitions: “Marea Blanca”, Eugenio Granell Foundation (Santiago de Compostela) and “Erotizarte”, Esmelgar Gallery (Lugo). 2004. Exhibitions: “Libro de Autor”, Eugenio Granell Foundation (Santiago de Compostela) and “Labios de Penélope”, C5 Collection (Santiago de Compostela) and “Jaula de Grillos” (video installation), cloister and gardens of the Provincial Museum (Lugo). 2005. Exhibitions: “Esferas”, Piloña. Museo del Carmen, Ribadesella (Asturias), “Ars Moenia”, National Art Museum, Cluj-Napoca (Romania) and “Ars Moenia”, Contemporary Art Museum (Romania). 2006. Exhibitions: “Galicia Hoxe nº 1000”, central offices of O Correo Galego (Santiago), exhibition with Damien Hirst, C5 Collection (Santiago), “Ars Moenia”, gallery of Lugo County Council (Lugo), “Ars Moenia”, Fábrica Sargadelos (Cervo), “Estampa-Tentaciones 2006”, Casa de Campo (Madrid) and “Atravieso muros de cristal y te beso” (“bajoagua”), C5 Gallery. 2006-07. “Capillas” (exhibition and video installation), CENTRAD, St Maria Chapel (Lugo).

 Other Interesting Aspects

ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN CONTESTS OF IDEAS 2008. 2nd prize in the Contest of Ideas to design the Cultural Centre of Lérez (Pontevedra). 2006. 1st prize in the Contest of Ideas to restore the old Hotel Comercio and houses for young people, Monforte (Lugo). Consellería de Vivenda e Solo - Xunta de Galicia. 2007. 1st accesit for the courts building in O Barco de Valdeorras (Ourense). Xunta de Galicia. 2005. Accesit (together with Santiago Catalán) for the Centre for Maritime Education in Burela (Lugo). Consellería de Pesca. 2002. Mention for the proposals of the houses in Huercal – Overa at the National Contest for Young Architects in Andalusia E.P.S.A. 2001. Finalist of the contest to design the central offices of the Association of Architects of Leon. PROJECT CONTESTS 2007. 1st prize for the restoration of the Felguera Market in Langreo (Asturias). 2006. 1st prize (together with Jovino Martínez Sierra) for the old people’s home in Arriondas (Asturias). PROJECT SELECTION 2008. Centre for visitors reception and Ribeira Sacra Ethnographic Museum, Sobert (Lugo). 2007-2008. Project for the urbanization and pedestrianization of Rua Maior in Sarria (Lugo). Xunta de Galicia. 2003-2005. Project for the urbanization of Plaza de España and the surroundings in Navia de Suarna Lugo. I.G.V.S. - Xunta de Galicia. 2001-2004. Basic and execution project for eight semi-detached houses and social centre in Sober (Lugo). I.G.V.S. - Xunta de Galicia. 2007. Project for the restoration of a building for pilgrim’s lodging in Palas de Rei (Lugo). S.A. Xestión do Xacobeo - Xunta de Galicia and projects for the restoration of two buildings of the Xunta de Galicia in A Tinería (Lugo). IGVS. WORKS RELATED TO HERITAGE AND TOWN PLANNING 2004. Programme for the definition of the Restoration Area in Sarria: detailed account, analysis of the present situation and urban and economical analysis for the future management of the restoration office. 2005. Study on the preservation balance of real state subjected to a plan of special protection, restoration and alterations in the walled enclosure of Lugo and its area of influence. 2008. Works on detailed account, protection and town planning for the Restoration Plan of Riomao, A Veiga (Ourense). EXHIBITIONS 2007. “Avance dunha continxencia”, collective exhibition about architecture in Galicia in the last thirty years, CGAC. 2006. “Después del Espacio” (video installation), gallery of the Association of Architects (Madrid). 2003. “La arquitectura racionalista en Lugo” (design, setting up and photography), Uxío Novo Neira Gallery (Lugo). Web page: www.umuestudio.com