Who am I?

Mataró ( Barcelona), BA in Biology, with a specialisation in Botany, at the University Barcelona. She was an advanced student of painters Pablo Mañé and J. Martinez Lozano between 1972 and 1978 and studied the human figure at the Circle St. Lluc in Barcelona. She has done several individual and collective exhibitions and taken part in international art-fairs and significant art events.

 

Major individual and collective art exhibitions since 2000:

2000    FOUR SEASONS.“QUATRE ESTACIONS” . MONJO MUSEUM. Vilassar de Mar (Spain)

2000    ANQUIN’S GALLERY. Reus. (Spain) 

2000    ART DURÁN GALLERY. Madrid. (Spain)

“MÉS ENLLÀ DEL BLAU.” ATENEU GALLERY. Mataró. (Barcelona)

NIEBLA FOUNDATION. Casavells. Girona, (Spain) . 

OMNIUM ARS GALLERY. Platja d’Aro. (Spain)

2005    COLLECTIVE in GALERIART. New York. (USA)

“HISTORIAS DE MARta Duran.” AITOR URDANGARÍN. Vitòria. (Spain)

“HE MIRAT EL MAR.” COMAS GALLERY. Barcelona. (Spain)

CAJA CÍRCULO. Burgos. (Spain)

2007    MEDITERRANEUM MUSEUM. Torroella de Montgrí. (Spain)

2007    NOUR FOUNDATION. New York. (USA)

 RETURN TO NATURE.“RETORN A LA NATURA.” ATENEU. Caixa Laietana. (Spain)

2008    Col·lective“La Mediterranée qui nos uni.”CERVANTES INSTITUTE. Argelia

“LÍRICA Y GEOMETRIA.” SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTS BARCELONA. 

2009    “ATMÓSFERAS.” COMAS GALLERY. Barcelona. (Spain)

“AVENTURA CROMÀTICA.” ART MUSEUM. Llavaneres. (Spain)    

 Art and War: “JARDÍ DE SILENCIS.” CA L’ARENES. Mataró. (Spain)

 AITOR URDANGARÍN ART GALLERY. Vitòria. (Spain)

2011     ON-OFF. "TARDOR DE L’ART”. ARS STA. MÓNICA. Barcelona. (Spain)

             JUL AND  RASMUS GALLERIE. Copenhagen. (Denmark)

 COMAS GALLERY. Barcelona.(Spain)

2012    GALLERIE MUNKEN. Lokken. (Denmark)

2012    MAR DE FONS. La Colección. CA L’ARENES. Mataró. (Spain)

2012    40th MAY SALOON. ANQUIN’S GALLERY. Reus. (Spain) 

2012    COL. CATALAN ARTISTS. RASMUS GALLERIE. Skagen. (Denmark)

 COL. DE REYES. EKA & MOOR ART GALLERY. Madrid. (Spain)

2013    AGORA ART STUDIOS. Virginia. (USA)

JID KUNSTSOMMER. JID SHOWROOM. Wiesbaden. (Germany).

2013    BARCLAYS BANK. París. (France).

2013    COL. CONTEMPORANY POETRY. NINA TORRES. Miami. (USA)

GALLERIE RASMUS. GRENEN ARTMUSEUM. Skagen. (Denmark)

“IN THE OPEN.” COMAS GALLERY. Barcelona. (Spain)

2015    COL.TEMPUS FUGIT. Nau Gaudí. Mataró. Barcelona. (Spain)

2015    25 ar pa kunstscenen, GALLERIE RASMUS. Odense (Denmark)

2015    COL. CASA de CATALUNYA. Infiorata di Noto. Sicilia (Italia) 

2017   "Contrapunt". Marta Duran & Joan Artigas. Galeria Comas. Barcelona

2017    Flowers and Violets. Marta Duran & Marisa Benjamim. La Destil·leria Espai Cultural (Spain)

2019   "Jardí Pintat". CÀNTIR MUSEUM. Argentona. Barcelona. Spain

2019    DUAL Gallery . "Il hi avait un Jardin ". Girona. Spain

2020    A & D. ART and  WOMEN. Espai Cavallers. Lleida. Spain

2020    De2Have . Grenen/ Skagen . Gallerie Rasmus. Denmark

2020    Seny i Rauxa". Colective Exhibition. Mataró. Spain

2020    RETURN TO GLASS. RETORN al VIDRE. La Destil.leria Espai d'Art. Mataró. Spain

2021    SMALL ART'21. Petites grans obres d'art. Anquin's Gallery. Reus.Spain

2021    GLASS ART. ART EN VIDRE. Col.legi d'Aperalladors . Mataró. Barcelona.Spain

2022    AT THE EDGE OF THE FOREST. A L'ORÉE DU BOIS. EN EL LÍMIT DEL BOSC. Marta Duran + Michele

             Le Pape + Esther Tenedor. Col.legi d'Aperalladors de Mataró. Barcelona. Spain.

 

INTERNATIONAL FAIRS

AFFORDABLE ART FAIR  Brussels, Milano, Stockholm , Hong Kong and London in 2022 with EYE Contemporary Art Gallery de Hong Kong. 

LINEART at Gant (Belgium) in 2003 and 2005 with QUORUM GALLERY ( Madrid) and OMNIUM ARS GALLERY. Playa de Aro (Girona). 

IN-ART at GIRONA in 2005  with MAES GALLERY.

IBERARTE at Zaragoza in 2007 with MAES GALLERY.

OPEN ART FAIR at Utrecht (Holland) in 2008 with MAES GALLERY from Madrid. 

ARTSEE at Odense (Denmark) in 2012 with GALLERIE RASMUS.

AWARDS

First Award at the Tordera Painting Prize in 1981.

Honourable mention at the “Saló de Maig,” ANQUIN’S GALLERY, Reus 1989.

Short-listed for the Prize “Pintura Joven,” Sala Parés, Bacelona in 1981, 1982 and 1983.

Short-listed for the Ricard Camí Prize, Terrassa 2003.  

Short-listed for the Biennal Agrupació Mútua Foundation, Barcelona 2000.  

Short-listed for the I, II and III Prize Torres García, Mataró 2005, 2007 and 2009.

MUSEUMS AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

  • Art Museum, Llavaneres ( Barcelona) 

  • Alba House, Sevilla and Madrid. (Spain)

  • Royal Theatre. Madrid. (Spain)

  • Monjo Museum in Vilassar de Mar. (Barcelona)

  • Caixa Laietana Foundation in Mataró (Barcelona)

  • Josep Niebla Foundation. Cassavells.(Girona) 

  • Mataró City Council. (Barcelona) 

  • Mataró & Maresme Museum in Mataró. (Barcelona)

  • Igualada City Council . (Barcelona)

  • Nour Foundation, Nova York (U.S.A)

  • Obra in Copenhaguen, París, Stockholm, Andorra, Los Angeles, Boston, New York and Xile.