Catalina Viejo Lopez de Roda was born in Malaga, but raised in the Canary Islands, Spain. Viejo Lopez de Roda currently lives and works in Hudson, New York. She holds an MFA from Hunter College, NY (2014) and a BFA from Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA (2005). She works in a variety of media, including abstract collage, figurative multi-paneled paintings and mixed media drawings.
Recent exhibitions include the solo show The Light Collectors at HallSpace in Boston, MA (2019/ 2020) and Letters to Wild Women at the Hudson Library, NY (2019). Recent group exhibitions include Illuminated at Project Gallery V, New York, NY (2021), November 2nd at M Street Gallery, Jersey City, NJ (2020/ 2021), Shaved Ice at Proto Gomez, New York, NY (2020), A.I.R Gallerys 13th Biennial, Lets try listening again curated by Sarah Demeuse and Prem Krishnamurthy, A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (2019) and Woman Shall Inherit the Earth, curated by Sophie Atkins and Ana Ortega at the Panacea Museum, Bedford, U.K in July 2018. She also participated in the solo exhibition Letters at Mimi Gallery in Manchester by the Sea, MA (2017) and Flat File Program at Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY (2017). Other exhibitions include Line at the Attleboro Arts Museum in Attleboro, MA (2017); Representing Rainbows, curated by Lisa Corinne Davis at GP Presents, New York, NY (2016) and Double Visions, curated by Craig Bloodgood at the Art Complex Museum in Duxbury, MA (2016).
In 2018 her paintings were featured in the international U.K. publication Art Maze Magazine and in 2017 she was interviewed by On Art and Aesthetics. Her work has been covered by publications including The Boston Globe, Hyperallergic, The Brooklyn Rail, The Brooklyn Paper and Vanity Fair Italia. In 2015 she participated in the exhibition Wide Open 6 in BWAC, Brooklyn, NY in which she was awarded Best in Show Gold by Rujeko Hockley, curator of the 2019 Whitney Biennial. In 2018 Viejo was awarded full Fellowships by the Jentel Arts Residency Program in WY and the Saltonstall Artist Residency Program in NY.
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Photo Credit: David McIntyre