Guillermo Mora (Madrid, Spain, 1980) has cultivated a unique visual vocabulary, creating an abstract mode of communication. Mora’s stimulating compositions construct environments through which the artist questions protocols and procedures of contemporary painting.
Mora received a BFA from the Complutense University of Madrid and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and completed his PhD thanks to a grant from La Caixa Foundation. Mora was featured in 100 Painters of Tomorrow by Thames & Hudson, awarded the Audemars Piguet Award in 2014 and the Generaciones 2013 Prize, and received the Residence grant in Casa Wabi, México in 2018, a scholarship at the International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP) in New York in 2016 and a fellowship from the Spanish Academy in Rome in 2010–2011.
His exhibitions include Horizontal with Miquel Mont, Tabacalera, Madrid (2019); Now, Soon, Then, Tomorrow, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, USA (2018); Los fondos remontan, Moisés Pérez de Albéniz Gallery, Madrid (2017); El Escritorio Circular with Teresa Solar, Centre d’art la Panera, Lleida, Spain (2016); Cae el Cielo, ECCO, Cádiz, Spain (2015); Nunca casi nunca a veces siempre, Casal Solleric, Mallorca (2014); No A Trio A with Pia Camil, La Casa Encendida, Madrid (2013); Viaje Largo con un Extraño, Casa Triângulo Gallery, São Paulo (2011) and Quizás mañana haya desaparecido, Extraspazio Gallery, Rome (2011). Mora’s work is part of the Museum Voorlinden (Caldic Collection), The Netherlands, The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami (USA), La Caixa Foundation Collection, CA2M Madrid, and DKV Collection, among others.