Residency Unlimited

Andrea Davila Rubio

Andrea Davila Rubio, "Sitting piece for 2" (2021), polyester resin, fiberglass, plywood and stainless steel. 1 x 0.6 x 0.3 m.

Artist Name: Andrea Davila Rubio
Residency Dates: June – August 2021
Born: 1995
Hometown: Galicia, Spain
Lives & Works: Spain
URL: Instagram: @andreadavilarubio
2019- | Ph.D., Creation and Research in Contemporary Art, University of Vigo, Spain
2017-2018 | MFA, Research and Creation in Contemporary Art, University of the Basque Country, Spain
2013-2017 | BFA, Fine Arts, University of Vigo, Spain


Andrea Davila Rubio is a Spanish Visual Artist. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts from the University of Vigo (2017) and a Master’s degree in Research and Creation in Contemporary Art from the University of the Basque Country (2018). During 2021 she continued to further her practice as an artist-in-residence at Residency Unlimited (New York, USA) and as a researcher at the Department of Philosophy at Boston College (Boston, USA) thanks to a Fulbright-Xunta de Galicia Fellowship. Her work has been exhibited at Vilaseco Space Os Casares (Spain), Marcos Valcárcel Cultural Center (Spain), Culturgal Art Fair (Spain), and the Museum of Pontevedra (Spain). In addition, she has been a panelist in several editions of the International Congress Criadores Sobre outras Obras (Portugal) and has written articles for the magazine Estùdio (Portugal). Currently, she is a PhD candidate at the University of Vigo, where she develops her research on Spanish Contemporary Sculpture. Her artistic practice and research focus especially on issues of corporeality and materiality.

Public collections: County Council Orense (Spain), County Council of Pontevedra (Spain).

Support: Andrea Davila Rubio’s residency is made possible with support from the Fulbright Program, the Galicia Regional Government and the County Council of Pontevedra.

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