Resume
    
Mi trabajo es un juego que me preocupa y ocupa. Busco la belleza, pero más un estado de ánimo, una mane​ra  de ver que me permita la sorpresa y la emoción.
1957 Haro, La Rioja.
1978 – 81. Estudia Cerámica en la Escuela Massana de Barcelona.
En 2007 elegido Miembro de la Academia Internacional de Cerámica.
 
INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS
 
1986    Provincial Museum. Logroño.
 
1987    Katillo Gallery. San Sebastián.
            Luis Ajuria Gallery .Vitoria.
 
1988    Ceramics and Ceramic Artists Gallery. Saragossa.
 
1989    San Juan Monastery .Burgos.
 
1990    Bezaras Palace Gallery. Haro.
 
1991 -00  Adama Gallery. Madrid.
 
2000    Els Escudellers Gallery. Barcelona.
 
2001   Adama Gallery. Madrid.
 
2002   Adama Gallery. Madrid.
 
2003    Adama Gallery. Madrid.
 
           Matter states. Manises. Valencia.
 
2004   Adama Gallery. Madrid.
 
2005   Adama Gallery. Madrid.

2006   Adama Gallery. Madrid.
 
           Rafa Pérez “Contra- Dicción”. Joaquín Roncal Centre.                           
           Saragossa.
 
           Rafa Pérez. “Con Tradición”. Santa María Chapel. Lugo.
           
           Arrubal Council Gallery. La Rioja.
 
           Tiriki Tauki Gallery. San Sebastián.
 
2007   Delta Arte Gallery. San Sebastián.
 
           ACC. Gallery Barcelona.
 
           Caja Rioja Gallery .Logroño. La Rioja.
 
           Dahe Gallery. Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.
 
2008   Puls contemporary Ceramics Gallery. Brussels.
 
            La Escalera Gallery. Cuenca.
 
           "Piel de Tiro", Estudio 22 Gallery. Logroño, La Rioja.
 
2009    100 Kubik Gallery Wind Köln, Germany.
 
           "Tiempo Variable", Adama Gallery. Madrid.
 
2010    Rafa Pérez. TirikiTauki. San Sebastián.
 
2011    Rafa Pérez. Earth moments. Estudio 22 Gallery. Logroño
 
             Rafa Pérez. Inocent Art. Estudio 22 Gallery. Logroño
 
             Rafa Pérez. Things State. Estudio 22 Gallery. Logroño
 
             Rafa Pérez. Terres d’Aligre. Paris
 
2012    Rafa Pérez “ Enrique Cook” Gallery Taller Escuela     
             
            Cerámica de Muel
 
Deconstrucción Rafa Pérez Cerámica, Museo de Arte de la Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público. Antiguo Palacio del Arzobispado. Moneda 4,
Centro Histórico Ciudad de Méjico.
Rafa Pérez  La Borne, Centre Céramique Contemporaine. La Borne, France
 
2013     Aveiro, Portugal
 
2014    London. Contemporary Ceramics Centre.
 
           Tiriki Tauki. San Sebastian.
 
           Ruthin Craft Centre. Wales.
 
2016    Tel Aviv, Israel. Contemporary Ceramics
 
            Oxford Ceramics Gallery
 
           London. Contemporary Ceramics Centre
 
2017    Línea. Estudio 22 .Logroño, La Rioja.
 
            Cielo-Infierno. Estudio 22 .Logroño, La Rioja.
 
            Momentos. Museo Municipal de Cerámica de Aranda de 
            Duero, Burgos.
 
2018    Galerie Marianne Heller. Heidelberg, Germany.
  

C​OLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS


1986
International Ceramics Fair. Périgueux France.
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1987
National Ceramics Competition Caja de Madrid. Talavera de la Reina. Toledo.
Outlook of Contemporary Ceramics. Ceramo Gallery. Vitoria
Saragossa National Creative Ceramics Competition. Ceramics and Ceramists Gallery. Saragossa.
Manises National Ceramics Competition. Museum of Manises. Valencia


1988
Avant-Garde Ceramics. Ambigú Gallery. Saragossa.
City of Burgos National Ceramics Competition. San Juan Monastery. Burgos.
Saragossa National Creative Ceramics Competition.
Ceramics and Ceramists Gallery. Saragossa.
Outlook of Contemporary Ceramic. Berruet Gallery. Logroño.
City of Talavera National Ceramics Competition.
Cloisters of the Collegiate Church. Talavera de la Reina.


1989
Alcora Ceramics Competition. Town Hall Rooms. Alcora.
“Balcón Norte” Touring Exhibition.
“Salón de Otoño”. Navarrete el Mudo Gallery. Logroño.


1990
(Basque) Ceramics Biennale Cultural Centre. Zarauz.
Santiago de Compostela National Ceramics Competition Pueblo Gallego Gallery.
City of Talavera National Ceramics Competition. Cloisters of the Collegiate Church.


1992
“Seis Ceramistas Españoles”. Sáez Gallery. Seville.
3rd Biennale of Plastic Arts. Cultural Rioja. Logroño.
"Ocho Referencias de Artes Plasticas en la Rioja". Arenal Galleries. Seville.
Alcobendas Sculpture Biennale. Madrid


1993
“Artistas Riojanos Presentes en la Exposición Universal de Sevilla” Chapel of Carmelo. La Bourne. France.
Alcora National Ceramics Competition. Alcora Castellón de la Plana.
City of Talavera National Ceramics Competition.
1st Biennale of Ceramics Competition. Manises. Valencia.


1994

City of Burgos. National Ceramics Competition. San Juan Monastery. Burgos.

1995
"Caja Madrid" National Ceramics Competition.
8th Chateauroux Biennale. Les Cordeliers. Chateauroux. France.
“Parti Price of Bernard Begouin. Chateau” Genicart. Village of Lormont. France.
"Salón de Otoño".Cenicero. La Rioja.
2nd Ceramics Biennale. Manises. Valencia.


1997
"Galicia Terra Única" Contemporary Sculpture.
"Salón de Otoño". Palace of the Nuns. Cenicero, La Rioja


1998
International Ceramics Competition. Mino 98. Japan
100th anniversary of F. Garcia Lorca. Museum of the Manufactures of the Mint. Touring Exhibition. Madrid.
4th Ceramics Competition San Agustin. de Avilés. Asturias
Exposition Acquired Works. Alcobendas Madrid.


1999
"Tres Ceramistas" Raquel Ponce Gallery Madrid
"Temas Judíos en la Cerámica Española Contemporánea" Sinagoga del Tránsito. Toledo.


2000
"Arte en La Rioja de un siglo para otro" Marqués de San Nicolás Palace, Briones, La Rioja

.
2001
Saragossa International Ceramics Competition. Cerco.
"Three Spanish Ceramists". IM Stadbadkeller Gallery. Gmunden .Austria.
"XYZ" Arte riojano para el 2000" Amós Salvador Gallery. Logroño.
5th International Biennale of Ceramics Competition. Manises. Valencia.


2002
18th Vallauris Biennale, France.
"Dos Culturas, un Dialogo" Valencia.
"Three Spanish Ceramist" Groot Weldson Gallery
"Dos Culturas, un Dialogo". Lugo.


2003
"Dos Culturas, un Dialogo" Alicante.
“Claudi Casanovas, Alberto Hernandez, Joan Carrillo y Rafa Perez. Crystal Palace. Madrid


2004
"Cuenco" Cuenca
"Boassas" Meeting Portugal.
"Boassas Meeting" Exposition. Porto and Valencia.
 Uitnodiging. Groot Welsden Galerie. Margraten Maastricht. Holanda.
"European Ceramics Competition" Athens Greece.
"Festibbam 2004" Koln. Germany
"Spanish Contemporary Ceramic" Taipey. Taiwan.


2005
"Spanish Contemporary Ceramic" Caotun. Taiwan

"Spanish Contemporary Ceramic" Kaosshiung. Taiwan

2006
"Ceramic Art London "R.C.A. London
"La Ceramica española y su integración en el arte" National Ceramic Museum Valencia.


2007
"Ceramic Art London" Royal College of Art London
"Escultura Cerámica Ibérica Contemporánea" Santiago de Compostela, Spain Portugal.
"Avantcraft" Ireland, Paris, Lisbon and Lugo.
Magenta 52 Gallery. Milan Italy.


2008
Rafael Pérez-Tjok Dessauvage. Puls contemporary Ceramics. Brussels.
European Makers Gallery. Amsterdam
​Saragossa International Ceramics Competition. Cerco.
"Ceramic Art London" Royal College of Art London.
Enno Jäkel, Pippin Drysdale, Sasha Wardell, Rafael Pérez, Victor Greenaway, Tora Urup. Puls contemporary Ceramics. Brussels.
Spanish Ceramic Art Museum- Fuping- China
International Academy of Ceramics 43rd General Assembly 2008. Members Exhibition. Xian, China
Fule Internacional Museum. Fuping, Shaanxi, China.
Ceramique 14 Paris.


2009
"Haro, Paris y Londres", El Torreón Museum Haro.
Adama Gallery. Madrid.
The Adventures of the Fire. World Ceramic Korea 2009.
The International Ceramic Workshop Korea 2009.
CERCO 2009.
“Páginas de barro” - “Terra Libris” Casa Góngora-Córdoba. Sala Enrique Cook- Muel Saragossa.
Kerameikon- The third International Festival of postmoderm Ceramics 2009- Varazdin- Croatia.
Keramik Museum Westerwald 2009 Preis, Höhr- Grenzhausen- Germany.
Ceramics Biennial 2009- El Vendrel, Tarragona.
 Feigling –Kleiko Beck  Germany
“Kleine Formate”. 100 Kubik Gallery. Köln. Germany
6th Salon de la Ceramique D´Art Contemporaine- Céramique 14 Paris.
“Exposition Collective de Petits Formats” Galerie Expression Libre- Paris.
CERCO “Cerámica Contemporánea en España” Cervantes Institute in Rabat and Tetuan
9th Ceramics Biennial 2009 Manises- Valencia.


2010
CERCO “Cerámica Contemporánea en España” Cervantes Institute in Tokio, Túnez, El Cairo.
Ceramics of Europe-12- Westerwald prize 2009. Grimmerhus Museum Denmark
“Cerámica Española para el siglo XXI” Taipei- Taiwan
 Terres D´aligre Gallery. Paris.
“Domadores del Fuego” Ceramics School. Muel. Saragossa.
 European Ceramic Context Ceramic Art Bornholm Art Museum. Denmark
 International Academy of Ceramics 44th General Assembly 2008. Members Exhibition. Sevres, Paris.
Ceramics Internacional meeting. La Borne. L´amour Du Feu. Contemporary Ceramics Center Exhibition in La Borne.
5th Biennial in El Vendrell. Winners exhibition.

Glass and Ceramics European Triennial, Mons. Belgium.

2011
Saragossa International Ceramics Competition. Cerco.
Beekpad- Rijsbergen Netherlands
Internacional Mixed Exhibition Usak  Turkey
Internacional Triennial of Silicate Arts Hungary
19 Triennial for Ceramic Art in Spiez 11 Switzerland
10th International Biennial of Artistic Ceramics 2011. Aveiro. Portugal
17th “San Agustin” Ceramic Contest. Local Art Exhibition Center. Aviles.
"Perez de aqui, Perez de alla”  Gustavo Perez—Rafa Perez .Pinacoteca Diego
Rivera (IVEC).Xalapa-Veracruz-Mexico
Sasama Festival, invited artists. Verkehr Museum. Shizuoka. Japan.
Naori International Festival South Korea.
Art and Vibrations. La Ciudadela. Pamplona. Spain.
              El Minya, Faculty of Fine Arts University Egypt
              Entonación, Deidesheimer, Kunsttage, Germany
              “Dejar al Fuego Dejar al Agua” Rafael Pérez-Gustavo Pérez.
              Andrea Pozzo S.J Gallery, Iberoamericana University, Mexico DF
              Puls Contemporary Ceramics Bruxels
              SOFA New York  Cavin Morris Gallery
              Museum of Modern Ceramic Art, Mino, Gifu Japan
              Gallery Hu, Nagoya, Japan
              Galerie L ´Essentiel Tokio
                          2. International Symposium Gölcük Ceramic Kokaeli Turkey
               Eunique. Exhibition International Artes Aplicadas  y Diseño 2012
               Ceramics Ireland, Internacional Festival Exhibition 2012.
               The 12th Internacional Symposium, held in Gezira, Art Center in Cairo.
                RESTLESS, Calvin Morris Gallery. New York
               IAC. Miembros 2012. Nuevo Mexico. Museo de arte de Santa Fe USA.
               SOFA- Chicago. Erskine, Hall & Coe
              Estudio 22. Rafa Pérez, Aitor Berasaluce, Naiara Arrieta y D avid A. Pérez
               Abril, mayo, junio. julio, agosto y septiembre. octubre, noviembre y  
              diciembre.              
              RESTLESS II Calvin Morris Gallery, New York
              International Ceramics Festival ABERYSTWYTH, Arts Centre, Wales, 

              UK
              3º Rencontre International “ Sidi Kacem Jlizi “ in Tunisia
              Ceramic Art London
              Officine Saffi International Competition for Art Ceramics and Design.

              Milan,  Italia
              
               34 CICA.2014. International Ceramics Festival Alcora Spain.
               Les Journées de la Céramique, Saint Sulpice, Paris.
               Festival Européen Céramique TERRALHA 30 ANS, Saint- Quentin-la-

               Poterie
                     
              IKSIT. International Simposium, Innsbruck- Tirol.
              1º Biennale Internationale de la Céramique. Saint-Cergue, Suisse.         
              Switzerland.
              Vrije Vormen. Keramische Sculturen. Keramiek Centrum Tiendschuur
               Tegelen
               13º Westerwald prize 2014. Ceramics of Europa. Keramik Museum
               Westerwald- Germany.
               IAC Assembly 2014. Dublin Castle.
               International Exhibition, TRANSFORM. Galateea Contemporary Art

               Gallery Bucharest- Romania.
               International Ceramic Conclave – DELHI 2014.

2015       17 MIRADAS.  “Gonzalez Martí “   Museum.  Valencia, Spain.
               Biennale de la Céramique 2015, Andenne Belgique.
               Keramik Europas. 13. Westerwaldpreis 2014. In Europaparlaments     

               gebäude,  StraBburg.
               Cavin-Morris Gallery – New York. Enflamed: New Ceramics.
               TERRAE. A cura di Lorenzo Fiorucci. Palazzo Vitelli alla Cannoniera.
                Pinacoteca di Città di Castello (PG).
               The 10th International Symposium Römhild Germany.

  2016      Clay  Gulgong 2016 .Australian state of New South Wales
                Artceram, SÈVRES.
                ECAC. 2016. Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá Colombia.
                Barcelona IAC Assambly 2016.

  2017      Officine Saffi, International Competition for Art Ceramics and Design,

                Milan Italia.
                Group Ceramists Traces. Delphi Archaelogical Museum of Greece.
                Morçeaux Choisis, Musée Ariana, Genève Suisse.
                Kunstlerische Spielraume In Der Keramik ,Remise Schloss Rheinsberg
                Germany.
                Construction / Déconstruction, Elke Sada / Rafa Pérez. Galerie Du Don
                Le Don Du Fel, France. 
     
  
 

CONFERENCIAS WORK SHOP


Luarca 2007
The International Ceramic Workshop 2009 Korea.
Pazo do Cultura Pontevedra 2009.
Logroño, School of Rioja’s studies 2009.
Enfangats, Gerona. 2009.
Santiago de Chile, Huara Huara. Ruth Krauskopf. 2010
V Ceramic Biennial El Vendrell. 2010
La Borne Contemporany Ceramic Centre. Francia. 2010
Anadolu University. Eskisehir, Turkey. 2011
Sculptures Garden Xalapa, Mexico. 2011
Work Shops- Studio Mariana Velásquez, Xalapa Mexico 2011
Naori Festival, South Korea 2011
Sasama Festival. Japan.2011
El Minya University  Egipt 2012
Intonation, Deidesheimer, Germany2012
2º Internacional Symposium Gölcük Ceramic , Turkey Kokaeli.2012
Oldemburg. International Keramiktage. Werk Schule.2012
Estudio Miguel Molet.2012
Ceramics Ireland. International Festival, Thomastown.2012
Aberystwyth Arts Centre, Wales, UK 2013
Studio Avelino Carrasco, Madrigal de la Vera, Cáceres.2013
“ Sidi Kazem Jlizi “ in Tunisia 2013
IKSIT. International Ceramic Symposium. Innsbruck-Tirol 2014.
Borholm. European Ceramic Context 2014, Denmark.
The 10th International Ceramic Symposium 2015 Römhild Germany.
Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. 2016
London, Craft Week. At the Contemporary Ceramics Centre. 2016
Prince of Wales Opera House, Gulgong, Australia. 2016
Israel. 2016
Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. 2016.
Officine Saffi. Milan, Italy. 2017.
Taller Huara Huara, Santiago de Chile, 2018.




                                       AWARDS
1987
First Prize in the Contenmporary Crafts Designs Competition. San Sebastian.
Second Prize in the Caja de Madrid National Ceramics Competition. Madrid.


1988
Second Prize in the National Creative Ceramics Competition. Saragossa.
First Prize in the National Ceramics Competition City of Burgos.
First Prize in the National Ceramics Competition City of Talavera de la Reina.


1989
Second Prize in the National Ceramics Competition Alcora.


1990
First Prize in the Basque Ceramics Biennale Zarauz (With Carmen del Val).
First Prize in the National Ceramics Competition City of Talavera de la Reina.

1992
Price for Young Creative Artist in Alcora Ceramic Competition. Castellon.
First Prize in National Ceramics Competition "Vila de Esplugues"
Selected Biennale Plastics Arts Rioja.
Selected to represent Rioja in Seville Arenal Rooms.
Prize in Alcobendas Biennale Sculpture and Ceramics Competition


1993
Second Prize in the National Ceramics Competition Alcora.
Second Prize in the National Creative Ceramics Competition Talavera de la Reina.


1994
Second Prize in the National Creative Ceramics Competition City of Burgos.

1995
First Prize in National Creative Ceramics Competition "CAJA MADRID".
First Prize in the European Biennale of Ceramics Competition of Manises.


1998
Honourable mention in the International Ceramics Competition of Mino (Japan)
Adquisition Prize in the "Sculpture and Ceramics Competition San Agustín de Avilés (Asturias).


2001
Honourable mention International Ceramics Competition of Saragossa.


2002
"Gres de Valls award" in V International Biennale Ceramics Competition of Manises. Valencia


2008
First prize Bienal International Ceramics of Marratxí. Mallorca
First Prize in Ceramique 14 Paris.


2009
Honorable mention International Ceramics Competition Kerameikon
First Prize V Ceramic Biennale of Vendrell.

2011
Grand Prize European Ceramic Context Ceramic Art Bornholm Art Museum Denmark.
First Price in International Ceramic Competition CERCO 11.
First Price in X International Biennale of Artistic Ceramic of Aveiro. Portugal

2013      First Prize in International Ceramics Competition, Terra Motti, Italy.
              First Prize in XI International Biennale Ceramics Competition of Manises.
              First Prize I Cluj International Biennale. Rumania

2017      Special Prize Fondazione Cologni Dei Mestieri d´Arte           

  

              WORKS IN MUSEUMS, INSTITUTIONS AND

                              PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

Caja Madrid.
Regional Council of  Aragón.
City Council of Burgos.
Museum of Rioja.
City Council of  Zarauz.
City Council of Talavera de la Reina.
Ceramic Museum of Alcora.
Ceramic Museum of Manises.
City Council of  Alcobendas.
City Council of  Saragossa.
City Council of  Esplugues.
City Council of  Orense.
Ministry of Public Works of Logroño.
Mino, Japón.
CAI Saragossa.
Culture Ministry of  Rioja.
Museum El Torreón Haro.
Regional Council of  Lugo.
Contemporary ceramic collection of Varazdin Croacia. Fundación Wocef
Museums Flicam, Fuping, Xian, China
World Ceramic Exposition Foundation Corea.
Ceramic School of Muel.
City Council of  Vendrell. Huara Huara Santiago de Chile
CERCO
Anadolu University Eskishir Turkey
Biennale of Taiwán
El Minya  Egipt, Faculty of Fine Arts University
Crafts Council of Ireland, Kilkenny. Ireland.
Ayuntamiento de Muel, Zaragoza.
Museum of Modern Ceramic art, Gifu in Japan
International Ceramics Arts Centre  Aberystwyth  Wales UK
Museum the National Center of Ceramic Art “ Sidi Kacem Jlizi “ in Tunisia
Musée Ariana Genève Suisse.
  

                                                                                                  PUBLICATIONS / MAGAZINES

Internacional Magazine CERAMICA. España. Managed by Antonio Vivas Zamorano.
 Nº 29 (1987), Nº 30 (1988), Nº 31 (1988), Nº 33 (1988), Nº 45 (1992), Nº 46 (1993), Nº 54 (1995), Nº 63 (1998), Nº 78 (2001), Nº 79 (2001), Nº 80 (2002), Nº 82 (2002), Nº 83 ( 2003), Nº 90 (2004), Nº 97 (2005), Nº 101 (2006), Nº 102 (2006), Nº 103 (2006), Nº 104 (2007), Nº 108 (2008), Nº 109 (2008), Nº121 (2011)
Contemporary Ceramic Magazine Cataluña TERR ART, 2007. Managed by Teresa Gironés.
KERAMIK MAGANZIN. Germany. April-may 2004. Managed by Carmen González Borrás.
KERAMEIKI TECHMI. International Ceramic. Greece. Art Review. December 2003. Managed by Carmen González Borrás.
CERAMICS MONTHLY. USA. Nº March 2004 managed by Glen. R. Brown.
Contenporary Ceramic Magazine ESTEKA Nº 7. 2009 managed by Ruth Krauskof.
Magazine NEUE KERAMIK Nº5 (2009) managed by Antje Soléau.
LA REVUE DE LA CERAMIQUE ET DU VERRE, Nº 170 (2010). Managed by Carole

Andreani.
CERAMICS ART AND PERCEPTION Nº 82 (2010). Managed by Helen Bevis.
CODAL, Nº4/ 2011, IER (Instituto Estudios Riojanos )
CERAMIC REVIEW. Issue 268 July/august 2014. by Andre Hess.
      
                                            BOOKS


CLAY IN ART. INTERNATIONAL. Yearbook 06/07 by Kostas Tarkasis.
500 CERAMIC SCULTURES (2008) by Glen Brown.
CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS (2008) by Emmanuel Cooper.
WALL PIECES (2009) by Dominique Bivar Segurado.
RAFAEL PÉREZ (2010). Published by Patronato Municipal de Serveis Culturals

del Vendrel, text by Marius Domingo.
CERAMICS BIBLE. USA.
CERAMICS (Uk/ Europe/ Australia) By Louisa Taylor (2011)