Silvia Lerin

Silvia Lerin

London, United Kingdom

About Silvia Lerin

Silvia Lerin is a visual artist living and working in London. She graduated with a BA (Hons) in Fine Art from the Polytechnic University of Valencia (Spain) in 1998.
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant recipient in 2013 and more recently 'The Annex Collection Award' in the UK
Her artwork is in various public buildings, and in many private collections throughout Spain and abroad.



B.F.A., San Carlos Fine Arts College of Valencia in the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Valencia. Spain. 1993 to 1998. Lives and works in London, UK.


2021 ‘Casa de Velazquez’ Residency. Madrid. Spain
2020 The Freelands Foundation Emergency Grant. UK
2018 Eastside International Los Angeles Residency. Los Angeles. CA. US
2017 The Annex Collection Award. UK
2016 The Florence Trust Residency. London. UK (one year)
2013 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant. New York. US (period grant: 2014)
Residency in the Prairie Center of the Arts. Peoria, IL. US (3 months)
2012 Grant ‘Promotion of Contemporary Art’ given by the Spanish Ministery of Culture
2011 First Prize. XII Premio Nacional Real Academia de Bellas Artes de San Carlos de Valencia. Valencia. Spain *
First Prize. XLII Salón de Otoño Premio Ateneo Mercantil de Valencia. Valencia. Spain *
Grant ‘Promotion of Contemporary Art’ given by the Spanish Ministery of Culture
2010 First Prize. XI Painting Award Meliana. IMC of Meliana. Valencia. Spain *
Special Honorary Mention. XLI Awards Ciudad de Alcalá de Pintura. Antiguo Hospital de
Santa María La Rica. Alcalá de Henares. Madrid. Spain *
2009 Pilar Juncosa Grant at the Joan Miro graphic art workshops. Pilar and Joan Miró Foundation. Mallorca. Spain
2008 Grant ‘Promotion of Contemporary Art’ given by the Spanish Ministery of Culture
2007 Prize Acquisition. National Prize ART NALÓN 2007 in Visual Arts. Langreo. Asturias. Spain
First Prize. 24 Award Concello de Cambre. Cambre. A Coruña. Spain *
First Prize. XII Award Concello de Cangas - Arte No Morrazo. Cangas. Pontevedra. Spain *
Grant ‘Alnorte’ given by the Diario El Comercio. Gijón. Spain
Honorary Mention. Born3, III Convocatoria de Arte. Casaborne Gallery. Antequera. Málaga. Spain
2006 First Prize. XI Certamen de Pintura Salvador Soria. Benissa. Alicante. Spain *
First Prize. 3ª Painting Biennal Associació Amics de Cristòfor Aguado. Picassent. Valencia. Spain *
2005 First Prize. XXIX Certamen Nacional de Pintura Vila de Pego. Pego. Alicante. Spain *
2002 First Prize. Huestes del Cadí (XXIII Contest Minicuadros). Elda. Alicante. Spain *
2001 First Prize. XVI Painting Contest Vila de Puçol. Puçol. Valencia. Spain *
2000 Prize Acquisition. J. Segrelles. XIII National Painting Awards Albaida. Albaida. Valencia. Spain *
1999 First Prize. National Painting Award Castellón. Castellón. Spain
First Prize. II Painting Award Mainel Foundation. Valencia. Spain *
First Prize. I Contest Manuel Valdés. Altura. Castellón. Spain

The BBC broadcasted my artwork 'Neons from Heaven'
as part of 'SCULPT' an Art Trail in North Yorkshire. Until 28 Sept. 2019


Solo at Outpost Gallery. Norwich (UK)
Solo at Gallery Cuatro. Valencia (Spain)
Solo at Puxagallery. Madrid (Spain)
my work 'Solid Rod IX' has been shortlisted for the VIA ARTS PRIZE 2019. The exhibition took place at the Embassy of Brazil in London in November.
The Other Art Fair Brooklyn. Nov 2019


SOLO EXHIBITIONS | a selection
2021 Copper landscapes. Galeria Puxa. Madrid. Spain
2019 Copper skin. Galeria Cuatro. Valencia. Spain
Installation for St.Mary's Church in Masham commissioned by 'Art in the Churches' as part of SCULPT Art Trail in North Yorkshire. Masham. North Yorkshire. UK
2016 Ivy. Idea Store. Curated by Rugina Mukid. London. UK
Inspired by an English Garden. Shiras Gallery. Valencia. Spain
2015 Mind the gap. Horizon Gallery. Colera. Girona. Spain
2014 Mind the gap. A-Side B-Side Gallery. London. UK
Fissures. Alicia Rey Gallery. Madrid. Spain
2013 Conversation with the building. Prairie Center of the Arts. Peoria. IL. US
Crisis in concrete. Exhibition Hall. Vincent Ventura School. Valencia. Spain *
2012 Risse. Skulpturen und Bilder von Silvia Lerín. Mainzer Rathausgalerie. Mainz. Germany
Irregulares. Ademuz Espai d´Art. Valencia. Spain *
Irregulares.Origen. Municipal Exhibition Hall of Algemesi Casino Lliberal. Algemesí. Valencia. Spain *
2011 Silvia Lerín. Malerei und Grafik. Sophien - Edition Gallery. Berlin. Germany
2010 No sólo papel. Ibercaja´s Exhibition Hall. Valencia. Spain *
2009 Hendiduras en la materia. Exhibition Hall at the Palau de la Música. Valencia. Spain *
Pielpintura / Paint-Skin. CMAE. Municipal Center for the Arts and Exhibitions. Avilés. Asturias. Spain *
Hendiduras. Exhibitions Hall " Centro 14 ". Alicante. Spain *
2008 Silvia Lerín. Malerei. Sophien - Edition Gallery. Berlin. Germany
45º. Cultural Center "Escuelas Dorado". Langreo. Asturias. Spain *
2007 Silvia Lerín. Exhibitions Hall Aula CAM La Llotgeta. Valencia. Spain *
45º. Exhibition Hall at the Colegio Oficial de Arquitectos. Murcia. Spain
2006 Exposició d´Art 2006. Antoni Botey Gallery. Granollers. Barcelona. Spain
2005 Silvia Lerín. La Nave Gallery. Valencia. Spain
Silvia Lerín. Malerei. Sophien - Edition Gallery. Berlin. Germany
2004 Intersecciones. Exhibitions Hall in the Polytechnic University of Valencia. Spain *