Claudia Valsells

Barcelona, Spain, 1969

M531 - 2023. Mixed media on canvas. 130 x 130 cm.
M530 - 2023. Mixed media on canvas. 130 x 130 cm.
M523 - 2023. Mixed media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
M525 - 2023. Mixed media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
M527 - 2022. Mixed media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
L517 - 2023. Mixed media on canvas. 193 x 163 cm.
M520 - 2022. Mixed media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
L516 - 2022. Mixed media on canvas. 163 x 193 cm.
M522 - 2022. Mixed media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
CV00042-2017. Mixed Media on paper. 112 x 82 cm.
M513-2022.Mixed media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
L513-2022. Mixed media on canvas. 193 x 163 cm.
M512-2022. Mixed media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
M510 - 2022. Mixed Media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
M509 - 2022. Mixed Media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
M509 (side detail) - 2022. Mixed Media on canvas. 76 x 63 cm.
LL506 - 2022. Mixed Media on canvas. 203 x 203 cm.
L502 - 2022. Mixed Media on canvas. 165 x 132 cm.
Dialogues in Between - 2021. Mixed Media on canvas. 223 x 273 cm.
L504 - 2022. Mixed Media on canvas. 165 x 132 cm.

About

“Painting is my job and color my ally.  My creations claim beauty as a visual experience. I believe when we experience beauty there is relief.”

Claudia Valsells

Clàudia is an artist who specializes in color.
A multidisciplinary creator, she discovered painting through mural painting. Based on her reflections as an artist and her experience in trend prediction and mural painting in interior design and architecture, she brings to all her work a distinctive, harmonious, rhythmic and sensitive approach, with color as a primary tool.
Aware of the emotional impact of color and its infinite wealth of nuances, she develops and defines color ranges and color harmonies, abstracting color from matter and any other artifice and seeking in the white of the canvas her only ally. A self-taught painter, in 1992 she went to study mural painting at the Institut Supérieur de Peinture Van Der Kelen et Logelain in Brussels, Belgium. On her return from Brussels, she worked on commissions and for architects, on projects of different scales.
Soon she founded her own company, under the name of ‘arts&claus’, specializing in painting and color applied to architecture and interior design. For 20 years she worked on projects in Spain and abroad. Her role was to convey the value of color and its texture in the decoration of interior spaces working closely with professionals in the fields of art, design, and architecture.
She also produced and edited two color cards of her own, with more than 200 references, which have been used as color communication tools by Spain’s best architects. Currently she combines her activity as an artist with colour consulting and colour prescription in the areas of interior design and architecture.

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EXHIBITIONS
Color Dialogues, Solo Exhibition, Alzueta Gallery, Madrid (2021)
What’s color?, 2nd Edition, Espacio Pavillion, Madrid (2021)
What’s color?, Solo Exhibition, Alzueta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2020)
Aoo & Claudia Valsells ‘Silla8’ Conceptual Design show, Alzueta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2020)
Solo exhibition, Almost Perfect, Tokyo, Japan (2019)
Solo Exhibition T10, Alzueta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2018)
Solo Exhibition at Palau de Casavells, Girona, Spain (2018)
Solo Exhibition, “Color i forma” a Alzueta Gallery, Barcelona, Spain (2017)
Collective Exhibition a la Galeria Axel Pairón, Antwerp, Belgium (2016)

PRIVATE COLLECTIONS
Fundació Vilacases (Barcelona)
Banc Sabadell (Barcelona)
Collection Hayot (France)
Martinez Collection (Mexico-US)
Niederberghaus Collection (Germany)
Collection Richard (France)
Smith Collection (Wyoming, US)

PUBLICATIONS
Exploring colour harmony, One (2019)
Artist Colour Chart for architects and designers (2019)
Hic Arquitectura (2018)
NR magazine (2018)
Toyonarts Newsletter (2018)
AD, arquitectura y diseño (2017)
Efímere (2017)
Time Out Barcelona (2017)
Uterqüe AW 2017 press book (2017)
Arts&claus colors, 150 Color chart references (2000)
Arts&claus soft colors, 55 pastel references colour chart (2004)
Pez de plata. Barcelona, ciudad creación y color (2006)
BMW El Color (1998)
Editorial Blume Interviews and publications at El País Semanal, Casa Viva, ABC, Diseño Interior, La Vanguardia among others.

ART FAIRS
Art Paris, Alzueta Gallery, Paris, France (2022)
Estampa Contemporary Art Fair, Alzueta Gallery, Madrid (2021)
Art Paris, Alzueta Gallery (2021)
Art Madrid, Madrid, Spain (2021)
Art Élysées-Art & Design, Paris, France (Since 2010)
Art Paris Grand Palais, Paris (2019)
Almoneda, Ifema Madrid (2019)
Art Madrid, Spain (2019)
Art fair Hamburg, Germany (2018)
Art fair Stockholm (2018)
Contemporary Art Fair Just LX, Portugal (2018)
Almoneda Antik Passion, Madrid, Spain (2018)
Art Fair Grand Palais, París, France (2018)
Eurantica Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium (2018)
Art Madrid, Madrid, Spain (2018)
Art París, International Art Fair, France(2017)
Art Madrid, Madrid, Spain(2017)
Antica Namur, Belgium (2016)
Scope Basel, Basel Art Fair, Switzerland (2016)

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    Selected Exhibitions

    Colour Dialogues

    Alzueta Gallery Madrid

    Finished

    12/09/2021 to 01/11/2021