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Imma Gibert Jané

Cel. Phone: (+34) 639.571.894

Barcelona City (Spain)

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www.immagibert.com

skype: imma.gibert

Education

Graduated in Applied Arts specializing in Jewelry, 1979

Bachelor of Fine Arts, specializing in Engraving. University of Barcelona in 1997

Training

• 2002 "Workshop Folding Form" taught by Ch.Lewton-Brain, Denver (USA).

• 2002 Training course "Introduction to Adobe Photoshop". Organized by the Association of Doctors and Bachelors in Fine Arts and Drawing teachers of Catalonia.

• 1999 "Introduction to the artistic cast techniques". Organized by the Office of Continuing Education of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Vic city.

• 1999 "Introduction to the specific training levels in Plastic Arts." Bureau of Continuing Education. Generalitatof Catalonia.

• 1997 Course of eighty hours in engraving directed by Manel Viusà in Encamp city (Andorra).

• 1996 Seminar on "Passion and weariness in Contemporary Art." La Caixa Foundation, Barcelona city.

• 1996 Silkscreen course run by Manel Viusà in Encamp city (Andorra).

• 1994 Course of calcographic engraving of seventy hours directed by Manel Viusà in Encamp city (Andorra).

Professional experience

Since 1986 till today, she organizes the jewelry department of the Llotja School in Barcelona city and works as a professor.

2012 Teaching at the workshop " Del gravat a la joia " at the School of Art & Design in Tarragona city.

2012 Participation in the round table organized by the Duplex Group “Formación ¿versus arte, versus industria?”

• 2011 Organization along with Craft Catalonia, of the exhibition "Jewellery Teaching and Learning. XXV Years of Jewelry at the Llotja School".

• 2010 Collaboration with the course "Introduction to Jewelry, at the "Escuela Superior de Diseño y Moda Felicidad Duce" in Barcelona city.

• 2009 Design and creation of the brooch as a Christmas Carol on behalf of the Llotja School.

• 2009 Collaboration with the course "Introduction to Jewelry", at the Escuela Superior de Diseño y Moda Felicidad Duce in Barcelona city.

• 2009 Teaching at the course "Jewelry Recycling" at the Catalan Summer University of Prada de Conflent city (France).

• 2008 Teaching at the course "Introduction to Jewelry" at the Catalan Summer University of Prada de Conflent city (France).

• 2008 Workshop of "Engraving on copper and its application in Jewelry" at the School of Art and Superior Design in Valencia. Artistic Jewelry CFGS.

• 2006 Teaching at the course "Introduction to Jewellery" at the Escuela Superior de Diseño y Moda Felicidad Duce in Barcelona city.

• 2005 Designs and creation of the jewelry collection and accessories for the spring fashion show of the designer Joaquim Verdú.

• 2005 Government of Catalonia awards the Charter of Master Craftsman.

• 2005 Teaching at the course "Introduction to Jewelry" at the Catalan Summer University of Prada de Conflent (France).

• 2004 Teaching at the course "Introduction to Jewellery" at the Escuela de Superior de Diseño y Moda Duce in Barcelona city.

• 2004 Commissioner of the exhibition "Figurations" about Contemporary North American Jewelry, at the Crafts Center in Barcelona city.

• 2002 Lecture at the conference "Manel Viusà, painter and engraver, life and work," the Catalan Summer University of Prada de Conflent (France).

• 2002 Teaching at the "Year of Engraving" with Gemma Rufach at the Catalan Summer University of Prada de Conflent (France).

• 2001 Teaching at the "Year of Engraving" with Gemma Rufach at the Catalan Summer University of Prada de Conflent (France).

• 1995 Commissioner of the exhibition "Piece from School, Actual Jewel. Source and Present of 26 creative careers", an exhibition of alumni of the Llotja School at the Catalan Crafts Centre.

Research

• From 2008 to 2010, member in the research group NEOARTGRAF directed by Rosa Vives, professor of engraving at the University of Barcelona (UB).  Project R & D: MEC and FEDER HUM2007-61816/ARTE: RULES FOR A NEW THEORY OF THE ORIGINAL GRAPHIC ART (ENGRAVING AND PRINTING).

• 2004 Participation in the I + D + I Project: MEC and FEDER (Ref. BHA2001-3607) related to non-toxic and recyclable materials in the creation and presentation of graphic work, directed by Rosa Vives, professor at the University of Barcelona. Research dedicated to the recovery of copper as a base metal in jewelry making.

Exhibitions

2012 Member of the group exhibition “Homenatge a Tomàs Palos. Joies amb dedicatòria” at the Provincial Council’s palace of Tarragona city.

2012 Engraving exhibition at 3Q’S place, Terrassa city.

• 2011 Participates as invited author at the "Espaijoia" exhibition, Barcelona city.

• 2010 “Art of paper. Art on paper. 10 years of collaboration with Japan”. Group exhibitions at Artesania Catalunya, Barcelona city.

• 2010 “From memory to creation. Ordre and Chaos”. Nacional Archeologic Museum of Tarragona.

• 2009 “The splinter”, group exhibition at Artesania Catalunya, Barcelona city.

• 2009 “Jewelry and engravings”. Calisay Art Center, Arenys de Mar city.

• 2008 “Ephemeral engraving”. La Nou de Gaià castle, Tarragona.

• 2008 "Tribute to a straight woman". La Nou de Gaià castle, Tarragona.

• 2007  “Links and emotions”. Torredembarra´s castle, Tarragona.

• 2007  Collective engraving at Lessedra Gallery, Sofia city (Bulgaria).

• 2006 “3rd Jewellery Show", collective, Altafulla city, Tarragona.

• 2006 Jewelry exhibition at the Yuhokan Gallery, Takayama city (Japan).

• 2006 “VII International Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Small Format", collective, MX-Space, Barcelona city.

• 2005 Collective engraving at the Lessedra Gallery, Sofia city (Bulgaria).

• 2005 Jewelry Exhibition at the Regina Museum, Córdoba city.

• 2005 "VI International Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Small Format", collective, MX-Space, Barcelona.

• 2005 “Tribute to Daniel Vergés”, collective at Iberjoya in Madrid.

• 2004 “Filings”, MX-Espai, Barcelona city.

• 2004 "Teaching Art", a collective of teachers, Tirant lo Blanc showroom, Barcelona city.

• 2004 Collective engraving at Lessedra Gallery, Sofia city (Bulgaria).

• 2004 "V International Exhibition of Contemporary Art in Small Format ", collective, MX-Space, Barcelona city.

• 2004 "Poetics" collective Opera Jewelry, Vilafranca city.

• 2003 “Reserved for women”, Casa Elizalde, Barcelona city.

• 2003 “Eye of the Beholder”, Manchester (Gran Bretanya).

• 2002 “Reserved for women”, Tocs showroom, Vilanova i la Geltrú city.

• 2002 “16 years of Engraving at Encamp”, collective (Andorra).

• 2002 “Tribute to the teacher”, Roman Temple, Vic city.

• 2002 Jewelry exhibition at the Gallery of Fine American Craft, Denver, Colorado (EE.UU.).

• 2002 "Tribute to the teacher Manel Viusà", Catalan Summer University of Prada de Conflent (France).

• 2001 "Enjoiat", FAD Goldsmiths, Barcelona.

• 1999 Exhibition of engravings at the library in Encamp city (Andorra).

• 1998 “Engravings and jewels”, FAEC showroom, Barcelona city.

• 1997 “Presentation of engravings”, collective at Encamp city (Andorra).

• 1997 “Engravings and jewels”, ArtenBrut showroom, Barcelona city.

• 1996 Collective of engravings at Encamp city (Andorra).

• 1996 “Jewels”, collective, DBarcelona, Barcelona city.

• 1995 Presentation of paintings at L’Amagatall, Barcelona city.

• 1994 “A jewel”, collective, Artlanka Gallery, Barcelona city.

• 1994 Collective presentation at DBarcelona, Barcelona city.

• 1991 “A Century of spanish jewelry”, collective organized by the Balearic Government.

• 1989 “Jewel, the woman in the art of jewelry”, collectiva, Permanent Craft Centre, Barcelona city.

• 1988 "Jewels and glazes," collective Permanent Craft Centre, Barcelona city.

• 1984 "Jewels and drawings," City Hall, Santes Creus, Tarragona.

• 1982 "Jewelry", Arrels gallery, Caldes d’Estrach, Barcelona.

• 1982 "Art and Trades", collective organized by the Ministry of Industry and Energy, Madrid.

• 1980 "Jewellery and macrame," Gargots gallery, Sabadell city, Barcelona.

• 1979 "Jewels and drawings, "Cap i Cua" gallery, Canet de Mar city, Barcelona.

• 1978 "Jewellery and macrame" Academy of Fine Arts, Sabadell city, Barcelona.

• 1977 Exhibition of drawings, "La Caixa" showroom, El Vendrell city, Tarragona.

Awards

• 2006 Audience Award at the "3rd Jewelry Show", Altafulla city.

• 1996 Second prize in the "Salon of Young designers", Mao.

• 1983 First prize of photography and design, organized by the Spanish Association of Gemologia, Barcelona.

• 1982 Second prize of photography and design, organized by the Spanish Association of Gemologia, Barcelona.

• 1982 Special mention at "Feria Internacional de Arte en Metal" in the category jewelry for men, Valencia city.

• 1982 Special Mention in the national competition "Joyeria with Diamonds" in the category Futurism, Madrid.

• 1979 Elected as "Golden young woman" in the conference organized by International Gold Corporation.

• 1979 First prize for the "International Fair of Art in Metal", Valencia.

• 1978 Two special mentions in "IV Competition Diamonds Today", Madrid.

• 1977 Third prize in the contest "Diamonds Tomorrow", Madrid.

Works at:

• Regina Museum, Córdoba.

• Monastery of Santes Creus.

• City Council of La Nou de Gaià

• Private collections at:

- Takayama (Japan)
- Denver, Colorado (EE.UU.)
- New Zealand 
- Switzerland 
- Colombia

 
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