Art, creation and social criticism

Irantzu lekue Bio

Irantzu Lekue

Basque multidisciplinary artist

committed to social awareness

based in Vitoria- Gasteiz (Basque Country).

(1987 , Vitoria- Gasteiz ) is graduated in Fine Arts (2005) at the University of Basque Country , after studying at the University of Granada and the Accademia di Belle Arti di Perugia. Later, she´s post graduated in Master Photoespaña: Theories and art projects, at the European University of Madrid. She has also completed Bachelor degree in Creative Media Production, with International Official degree in the School of Communication, Image and Sound (CEV) of Madrid and in the University of Essex.

The artist, has worked as a photographer, coordinating Estampa Multiple Art Fair, as a teacher workshops and in an educational programs organized by Photoespaña. In addition, she has made artistic tours in ARCO and in the Fernando Fernán Gómez Theatre of Madrid.

She has also worked and taught painting murals for IMVG (Muralístic Route of Vitoria Gasteiz).

She performs and coordinates sensory workshops promoting creativity. Furthermore, creates audiovisual productions, as a film direction and art.

Irantzu Lekue has worked in many group exhibitions in Granada, Valladolid, Madrid and Bilbao and individually, presented the projects “While there’s life…” and “IndiaSensations” in Montehermoso´s Cultural Center of Vitoria-Gasteiz.

She has participated in conferences, received a Special Mention and First Prize in the 2nd Edition of Videotalents; contest organized by Openbank and Banco Santander Foundation.

She has also won the First Prize “Photographic Memories” of the Canal Foundation and Photoespaña.

Awards

2013

Traces of identity

First Price in the second edition of Videotalentos competition.

Openbank &  Banco Santander Fundation.

2014

The power of the nature

First Price “Photographyc memories”.

 Canal Fundation & Photoespaña.

2013

Photography finalist in the ” An imaginary sculpture ” competition.

Exhibited at the National Sculpture Museum of Valladolid

2013

Mención especial en Concurso Beldur Barik Special mention in Contest Beldur Barik

2011

While there’s life

Next scholarship offered by the Centro Cultural Montehermoso

Exhibitions

IndiaSensations

Centro cultural Montehermoso

11/10/15- 16/11/15

Dancing 2 gether

 Casa de cultura Ignacio Aldecoa. Vitoria- Gasteiz.

24/09/15- 26/09/15

The prince and the people

Ephemeral installation in the center of Vitoria- Gasteiz.

17/04/15

Krea´s Rangoli

Intervention protest at Krea building . Vitoria Gasteiz

30/12/14

Participation in the Congress of Artists ” Dives “

Vitoria- Gasteiz

15/12/12

Artistic exhibition hall dossier Zuloa

within the program of ” Dives ” 2012 .

15/11/12

Exhibición “ Sparks” 

Within the Master Photoespaña . Shown in Fuencarral Hall and Plaza Callao (Madrid).

18/06/12

Short film “Reflections “

Pre selected by the festival – Zinebi , at 22 .
Audiovisual exhibition of the Faculty of Fine Arts.
It was also screened at the Bilbao Exhibition Centre.

18/06/10

The upper course of Albarracin display ( Teruel )

18/07/09

Exhibition of natural painting Leioa (Vizcaya)

13/06/09

Exhibition “ Noble Villa de Portugalete “ (Vizcaya)

23/05/09

Exhibition of painting competition natural “Jardines de Albia”

Finalist and exhibited in Bar Iruña (Bilbao)

11/03/09

Exhibition ” From the body ” Installation ” The Battle of cancer. “

Churriana Centro Cultural de la Vega ( Granada )

28/06/08

Exhibition “From the body.” Pictorial series ” healing process “

Churriana Centro Cultural de la Vega ( Granada )

28/06/08

INSTALLATION permanent of “Decision” bronze sculpture

Atarfe Park (Granada)

20/06/08