About the Artist

Javier Murcia, b. Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Education
Universidad de La Laguna, Fine Arts
2002-2005, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
Universidad de La Laguna, Anatomy Lessons at Medical School
2004-2005, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Exhibitions
2014, Belleza Visceral, Exhibitions Gallery. Auckland, 
New Zealand. (Solo)
2014, Belleza Visceral, Exhibitions Gallery. Wellington, New Zealand. (Group)
2013, Belleza Visceral, Roxy Cinema. Wellington, New Zealand. (Solo)

Private Commissions
2016, Dream Girl. Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
2013-2015, Sculptures for Sir Richard Taylor’s Private Collection. Wellington, New Zealand.
2012, Homenaje al Chicharrero, Public sculpture for Ntra. Sra. de África. Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain.

Related Experience
2017, Sculptor for Sabin Howard, First World War Memorial. Washington, United States.
2017, Sculptor for Michael Kvium, Circus. Arken, Denmark.
2015, Sculptor for Weta Workshop, Gallipoli: The Scale of Our War, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa. Wellington, New Zealand.
2010, Sculptor for Christian Lemmerz, Untitled, Private commission for Kirke family (Owners of the Lego Brand). Denmark.

Publications
March 2017, “Estatuario,” Con Estilo No. 21, Spain.
November 2015, “Alma esculpida,” Canarias Creativa, Spain.

Teaching Experience
2018, Beginner and Intermediate Portrait Workshops. Wellington & Auckland, New Zealand.
2018,  Écorché: Human Anatomy Workshops. Wellington & Auckland, New Zealand.
2018, Anatomy of the Human Figure Workshops. Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.