MAYTE BAYON ALVARO

Painter


Born in Frumales (Segovia) Spain in 1952.
Lives and works in Majorca.


  • 1969-71 Samuel Beckett Independant Theatre Group. Palencia.
  • 1971-74 Painting workshops. Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts. Paris. Informal workshops and evening workshops.
  • 1975 Massana School. Barcelona.
  • 1975 Theatre Institute. Mime. Barcelona.
  • 1983-85 Engraving at the School of Arts and Artistic Disciplines. Barcelona.



    INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS

  • 2014 Can Danús. "EFIMERA" One day artístic series. Majorca.
  • 2013 Espacio Es Toranger, Lloret de Vistalegre Majorca.
  • 2010 Galeria Inicio, Valladolid.
  • 2008 Can Gelabert. Binissalem, Majorca.
  • 2008 Verdgaleria, Sa Pobla, Majorca.
  • 2006 Sa Taronja, Andratx, Majorca.
  • 2006 Caixa Tarragona, Tarragona.
  • 2005 Centre la Asunción, Albacete Council.
  • 2003 Gallery Mediterranea, Palma de Majorca.
  • 2003 Espace Culturel André Malraux, Paris.
  • 2000 Museu d'Art Contemporani, Sa Pobla, Majorca.
  • 1999 Gallery "Matisos", Colonya San Jordi, Majorca.
  • 1997 Hall "Es Cavallets", Sa Pobla, Majorca.
  • 1995 Gallery Pillango, Berlin.
  • 1988 Gallery Arco Romano. Medinaceli. Soria.
  • 1986 Community Centre "Cotxeres de Sants", Barcelona.
  • 1982-83 Albacete Museum, Albacete.
  • 1980 Gallery Sala Estudio. Albacete.
  • 1976 Art Gallery "El Nus", Barcelona.

    COLLECTIVE EXHIBITIONS
  • 2015 International day of Women, Can Planes, Museum of Contemporary Art. Sa Pobla. Majorca
  • 2013 Women in Visual Arts. 42 Presencias. Albacete
  • 2011 Can Gelabert 2006-2011. Binissalem, Majorca
  • 2009 XXXIth International Painting Competition, Can Gelabert, Binissalem.
  • 2008 Sala Cultural Caja España, Valladolid.
  • 2007 XXIXth International Painting Competition, Can Gelabert, Binissalem.
  • 2007 Tribute to Märio Cesariny, Estremoz. Portugal
  • 2005 Stockholm International Fair, Sweden.
  • 2005 Holland Art Fair, The Hague, Holland.
  • 2004 Gante International Fair, Belgium.
  • 1999 Gallery "Matisos", Palma de Majorca.
  • 1997 Gallery "Bárbara Botz", Puerto de Andratx, Majorca.
  • 1995 Gallery "Copeland Rutherford Fine Arts, Ltd." Santa Fe (U.S.A.).
  • 1995 Binissalem Painting Competition, Majorca. (Honourable Mention)
  • 1994 Art Centre, Sineu, Majorca.
  • 1994 Contemporary Art Museum, Sa Pobla, Majorca.
  • 1993 XVth International Painting Competition, Binissalem, Majorca.
  • 1992 XVth Salon of Plastic Arts of Sa Pobla, Majorca.
  • 1988 National Prize for Drawing "Antonio del Rincón", Guadalajara.
  • 1987 VIIIth Plastic Arts Summit, Alicante.
  • 1986 6th Painting Biennial of the Government of La Rioja.
  • 1985 Gallery "Amagatotis". Barcelona.
  • 1983 2º Prize for Painting for Women, Preciados Galleries (Albacete).
  • 1983 Ist Painting Biennial of the University of Polytechnics of Madrid.
  • 1980 XIXth International Drawing Competition Joan Miró. Burlada, Navarra.
  • 1980 Joan Miró Foundation. XIXth International Drawing Contest. Barcelona.
  • 1980 Ist Prize in Drawing, Sant Lluc. Barcelona.

    PERFORMANCES

  • 2014 "Extravagancias y aciertos de la Dra. Bayón" Mayte Bayón "submerged artist"
  • 2014 Can Danús. "EFIMERA" One day artístic series. Mallorca.
  • 2012 La Biblioteca de Babel Bookstore. "Extravagancias y aciertos de la Dra. Bayón". Literature and Humour Cycle.
  • 2010 PING International Experimental Arte & Music Festival. Ritual -Performance with the musicians Hernan Livolsi and Sjaak Ebell. Sa Taronja. Andratx. Majorca.
  • 2009 Xesc Forteza Theatre. Palma de Majorca. XXXth International Meeting of Composers. "Peroratas" creation and artistic direction: poetry, music, painting. Music by Antoni Caimari. With the collaboration of violinist Alfredo Ardanaz
  • 2008 "Extravagancias y aciertos de la Dra.Bayón". PING! Experimental Art & Music International Festival. Sa Taronja. Andratx, Mallorca.
  • 2008 "Extravagancias y aciertos de la Dra.Bayón". University of Alicante.
  • 2008 "Tiritar en la luz" with music from Toni Caimari Caldés. University Jaume I in Castellón. Mostra de Teatre RECLAM.
  • 2008 Sa Congregacio, Sa Pobla, Majorca. Performance: "Extravagancias y aciertos de la Dra.Bayón"
  • 2007 Lloseta Theatre, Lloseta, Majorca. Poetry Festival. Performance: "Extravagancias y aciertos de la Dra. Bayón"
  • 2007 Sa Congregacio, Sa Pobla, Majorca. Performance: "Extravagancias y aciertos de la Dra.Bayón"
  • 2006 Sa Taronja, Andratx, Majorca. Performance: "LIVE TECHNO VISION"
  • 2004 Amnesty Internacional Festival, Albacete. Performance: "LIVE TECHNO VISION"
  • 2001 Municipal Theatre, Palma de Majorca - XXII Encontre Internacional de compositors. Performance based on the poems "Escritos de la Enajenada". Poetry, theatre, painting and music. With the collaboration of Paula Brunet Sancho.
  • 2001 Can Torro library, Alcudia, Majorca. Performance: LIVE TECHNO VISION.
  • 2000 Contemporary Art Museum, Sa Pobla, Majorca. "Somnis": exhibition and performance.
  • 1999 Casal Solleric, Palma de Majorca - Artistic Interactions. Improvised painting with live music. With the collaboration of musician/composer Jeremy Clarke. Performance: LIVE TECHNO VISION.

    OTHER WORKS

  • 2013 Guest Artist for paper and online magazine. Revue Chimères, Paris.
  • 2013 "Extravagancias y aciertos de la Dra. Bayón" on IB3 Ràdio for the "Balears Fà Ciencia" program.
  • 2010 Es Baluard Museum. Educational workshop: "The magic of light".
  • 2010 Pilar & Joan Miro Foundation. Educational Project: "The artist's workshop". Visit of the Joan Miro's workshops and of Artist Mayte Bayon.
  • 2009 Pilar & Joan Miró Foundation. Design and completion of two creative workshops for Saint John '09. Palma de Majorca.
  • 2008 Guest Artist for Cultural Magazine agulha, Brazil. Essay about the author by Nicolau Saiao: poet, painter and writer.
  • 2007 "Mayte Bayón ou as radiografias da vida" article by Nicolau Saiao in Portuguese Cultural Magazine Triplov
  • 1997 A.C.A. Foundation - Artistic Interactions.
    Presentation of "Mayte Bayon, 7 pieces for piano", composed by Antoni Caimari, founder of A.C.A. and based on Mayte Bayon's artist sketchbooks.
  • 1991 Edition of "Escritos de la Enajenada" ("Writings of the Insane"), poems and drawings. Norba Editions, Cáceres.

    VIDEOS
  • 2013 Videocreación: PERORATAS
  • 2008 12th Video Art Festival La Fila, Valladolid.
  • 2003 Grant from Majorca local government for the video "Escritos de la Enajenada".
  • 2002 Video of "LIVE TECHNO VISION".
  • 2002 Video production "Escritos de la Enajenada". With the collaboration of Miguel Diaz Olmo and Paula Brunet Sancho.
  • 2002 11th Audiovisual Competition. Video-creation - Animation - Music.
    Sa Nostra Cultural Centre. Palma, Majorca.

    WORK ON DISPLAY IN

    Albacete Museum, Sa Pobla Contemporary Art Museum (Majorca), A.C.A. Foundation (Buger, Majorca), the Albacete Council and La Caixa in Amposta, Tarragona.
    Private Collections: Madrid, Paris, Palencia, Berlin, California, Luxembourg and Majorca.



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