Born 1966. Asturias, Spain
Lives and works in London
Covadonga Valdés studied at Chelsea College of Art (1988-92) and Slade School of Fine Art (1992-94). Awarded: Abbey Fellowship in Painting, British School at Rome, Italy (20011-12) Painting Residency, Hickster Projects, Italy (2018) and The Ricklungarden Museum, Sweden (2009).
Selected solo exhibitions include: EJE, Fundation Bruno Alonso, Santander, Spain (2018) Vascular, Turps Gallery, London (2017) Homeland, Galeria Arancha Osoro, Spain (2017). Caprichos, Galeria Angulo, Oviedo, Spain(2011) Hideaway, Contemporary Art Projects, London (2007) Centro Cultural Cajastur, Touring exhibition, Asturias, Spain (2007) Recent Paintings, Pump House Gallery, London (1999).
Selected group exhibitions include: 3rd Of May, The Copeland Galley, London 2019 Lone Wolf, The Sluice Art Fair, Berlin 2019 The Royal Academy of Arts, Summer exhibition 2019 The Bystanders, Standpoint Gallery, London 2018 Coombs Contemporary, London 2018 Cloud, Turps Gallery, London John Moores Painting Prize 2014, 2006 and 2004, The Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Suspicion, Jerwood Space, London 2014 Straddle the Line, APT Gallery, London 2014 Polemically Small, Torrance Art Museum/Garboushian Gallery, California and Charlie Smith, London 2011 I Don't know how a rock feels, The British School at Rome, Italy 2012 Turps Banana, Galleria Marabini, Bologna 2009 Her work is held in collections in London, Italy, Spain and Sweden.