TEMPE HERNANDEZ 1978, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Visual artist
Studied Fine Arts at the National University Institute of Arts, Argentina. Graduated from the Autonomous University of Barcelona in Sound Art and from the Technological Institute of Contemporary Music in Argentina. Hernandez’s work transits the visual and sound field, he is a multidisciplinary artist. At an early age he studied music and trained as a jazz musician studying in Bs.As, later in Barcelona double bass with Horacio Fumero & Javier Colina and composition with Guillermo Klein. After living in Barcelona for 5 years and having recorded 5 jazz albums for the Fresh Sound label and obtained the award for best jazz albums in 2003 with the group UNEXPECTED by the Catalan Jazz Association, he decides to return to BsAs where he combines music and his interest in painting and slowly transitions to plastic arts. He begins to work with the sculptor Osvaldo Decastelli and shortly after begins to paint a series of works that he will exhibit at a Cultural Center in the Almagro neighborhood. Later he entered to study at IUNA, Fine Arts, where he met the painter Enrique Burone Risso and attended his classes in his workshop in San Fernando. His interest in painting and screen printing led him to do the La Espatula workshop in Tigre where classes were taught and screen printing projects were developed. He work with the renowned artist Carlos Reggazzoni as director of the emerging art gallery in the sheds of Retiro, Bs.As. Argentina. He received the prize of the Arte Espacio 2010 fair in painting and participated in shows of cultural and social interest, participating with the Pro Motos Foundation, Misiones Science Museum, Borges Cultural Center, Sarmiento Museum, Salto Uruguay Museum of Fine Arts, Cultural Center Clemente Soto Velez in New York, Center of Latin American culture in Berlin. He currently lives in Barcelona and works with ArteVistas Gallery and as filmaker at Fusion Visual Audiovisual Production Company.
TECHNIQUE He works with acrylic and graphic techniques such as serigraphy, generating a series of plastic works that express movement. He also uses the collage technique combining graphic work, digital technique and video to generate installations and audiovisual works. He has won prizes and mentions in painting and audiovisual contests. His work has been exhibited in Argentina, Uruguay, the US, Spain and Germany. It integrates private collections in several countries. Currently lives and works in Barcelona, Spain
INDIVIDUAL EXPOSITIONS 2022 Artevistas Gallery , Barcelona. 2021 Galería Dale , Barcelona. 2015 BADA, Feria de arte. Bs.As. 2014 Museo Sarmiento, Tigre, Bs.As. 2013 Centro de Culturas Latinoamericanas, Berlín. 2012 Mercedes Pinto – Arte Contemporáneo, Bs.As 2012 Galería Grillo, Punta del Este, Uruguay. 2012 Espacio Cetol, Plat Pensamiento Lateral, Bs.As 2010 Galería Baseelements, Barcelona 2009 Galería Gato Viejo de Carlos Reggazzoni, Bs.As 2009 Decastelli Arte, Galería, Bs.As.
GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2022 Museo de Arte Contemporáneo «Diálogos del eco» , Santiago de Chile. 2021 Festival Vadart – Artes multidisciplinarias. Banyoles, Girona. 2021 Galería Art en Brut. Banyoles, Girona. 2019 «Espacio-Publico» instalación audiovisual, MediaEstruch, Sabadell. 2018 “Aguas de Agusti” Instalación Audiovisual, Covent Sant Agustí, Barcelona. 2017 Drap Art, Centro Cultural Recoleta, Argentina. 2016 “Clemente Soto Velez” , Nueva York. 2015 Arte espacio, Feria de Arte . Bs.As 2014 Terror Gallery, Nueva York. 2014 Terror Gallery, Miami. 2013 Galería Baseelements, Barcelona. 2012 Casa De La Cultura , Entre Ríos, Argentina. 2012 Arte espacio, Feria de Arte . Bs.As. 2011 Zona 30 Lima, Perú. 2010 “Drap Art”, Barcelona 2010 Galería Grillo, Punta del Este, Uruguay. 2010 Arte Espacio, Feria de arte. Bs.As. 2008 Museo de Bellas Artes , Salto , Uruguay. 2008 Centro Cultural Borges , Bs.As.
GRANTS AND AWARDS 2021 Award for the best short film music «Punk Jazz» / Bande Apart Barcelona 2013 Scholarships and grants for artistic creation SGAE General Society of Authors and Publishers 2010 1st Prize for Painting, Art Space, Buenos Aires. 2009 San Isidro Painting Salon Mention, San Isidro Department of Culture 2007 3rd prize Marcela Gasperi stain contest 2003 Award for Best Jazz Album «Unexpected», Catalan Jazz Association.
RECORDS 2020 Poncho Negro – Hemiola Trio. Fresh Sound Records 2019 Tres partes de una misma – Hemiola Trio. S-Fish Records 2018 Unexpected – Involucions. S-Fish Records 2015 Odisseo – Unexpected. Fresh Sound Records 2014 Munchies – Unexpected. Fresh Sound Records 2005 Play the blues in need – Unexpected. Fresh Sound Records 2005 Free Quartet – Unexpected + Joe Smith. Fresh Sound Records 2004 9 Musas / Sergi Sirvent. Fresh Sound Records 2003 Unexpected. Fresh Sound Records
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