artisan direct ~ Jaime Juez Codina

Jaime Juez Codina is the son of an important cartoonist, well known for creating the Spanish comic hero El Capitan Trueno, as well as other nationally- and internationally-known comic characters.

In 1971 he put on his first exhibition, which travelled to various towns throughout Catalonia, with the title “Escampant la boira” (”Spreading the fog”) and was introduced to the poet Joan Brossa, thus commencing a lifelong friendship.

Since then he has continued to exhibit his work regularly in Barcelona in different galleries and ambits, as well as various cities within Spain and abroad. Here we can cite those exhibitions mounted at the Sala Dalmau (in the years 1992, 1993, 1995, 1997). Of these exhibitions, it’s worth highlighting the portfolio of lithographs made with the great poet Miquel Martí Pol, entitled “Universos” to illustrate a series of his poems, and with whom he also kept up an intense friendship until the poet’s death.

Of those exhibitions held abroad, we can cite those of Paris, New York and recently in Tokyo. This last was held in the Brocken Gallery and was a considerable success.

Critics have defined Juez’s work by the fluid lines flowing from the unconscious, returning us to the innocent eyes of a child; an internal and solitary search materializes into figurative primitivism; rediscovering a highly emotive iconography, full of expressionist and magical colouring.

  • 2007
  • Solo exhibition at Eurostars Cristal PalaceHotel.
  • Open his own SPACE OF ART JUEZ CODINA at Bulevard dels Antiquaris.
  • MARBART. Feria Internacional de Arte at Marbella. (Malaga) Spain.
  • Sells more than 25 paintings for Richard Kessler Collection, Orlando, Florida, USA
  • 2004
  • Collective at Dalmau Gallery for 25 years Celebration. Barcelona
  • 2002
  • Solo exhibition at Gomez Turu Gallery, Barcelona
  • Presence at ARTEXPO. Exhibition of Art in Barcelona.
  • Collective exhibition at Gallery in the Blue, Tochigi-ken. Japan
  • Collective exhibition at Shimory Gallery, Kurashiki, Japan
  • Solo at Gallery Brocken Tokio. Japan
  • 2001
  • Solo exhibition at Gomez Turu Gallery, Barcelona
  • 1997
  • Collective Sala Dalmau Gallery. Barcelona
  • Solo exhibition Sala Dalmau Gallery Barcelona
  • Presentation of his book MAGIC ZAPPING, at Dalmau Gallery
  • 1996
  • Artexpo Feria de Arte de Barcelona
  • UNICEF. CATALUNYA. Colective exhibition, Barcelona
  • Exhibition Collective at Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona
  • 1995
  • Solo Exhibition at Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona
  • Fundacion CODESPA. Exhibition at Circulo Ecuestre, Barcelona
  • Collective Exhibition of UNICEF at Palau Robert, Barcelona
  • 1994
  • Duo exhibition: Juez Codina and Victor Pedra at Sala Dalmau. Barcelona
  • Homage to Walter Benjamin of Ex-Libris to several cities: Girona, Bremen, Munich, etc.
  • 1993
  • Presentation at Sala Dalmau of the lithographies from Poems of the poet Miquel Marti Pol, called UNIVERSUS, Barcelona
  • Exhibition for ART-Solidari. Collective to fight SIDA (AIDS). Barcelona
  • 1992
  • Exhibition Collective at Gran Sitges Gallery. Barcelona
  • Solo exhibition at Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona
  • Collective Exhibition Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona
  • Solo at Club Nautico “El Balis”, Mataro
  • 1991
  • Exhibition Collective at Cyprus Gallery. Sant Feliu Boada. Gerona
  • 1990
  • Exhibition Collective at Sala Dalmau Gallery, Barcelona
  • 1976
  • Solo Exhibition at Sala Vayreda. Barcelona
  • Solo at Sala de Cultura. Santa Coloma de Farnes, Gerona.
  • 1974
  • Solo exhibition at PRISMA GALLERY. (Villanueva y La Geltru. Barcelona)
  • 1973
  • Solo exhibition al Sala Vayreda. Barcelona
  • 1972
  • Solo Exhibition at Sala Ausart. Vic. Barcelona
  • 1970
  • First itinerary exhibition in 4 cities: Barcelona, Manresa, Sitges, Arenys de Mar, presented by the poet Jaon Brossa
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