Carlos Adrian Badias Mangual

Born and raised in Puerto Rico and in the continental USA, I am a pluridisciplinary artist working since the late 80's. Having lived for prolonged periods of time since then in France, Puerto Rico and Spain, I where I have been living since 2000. I work predominantly with sculpture, installation, watercolor and photography based art.

2015. Todos soy yo. Galeria Charpa. Valencia, Spain.
1999. Rastros en concreto. Museo de las Américas. San Juan, Puerto Rico.
1998. Cemento. Museo de Arte e Historia de San Juan. Puerto Rico.
1995: Plaza de Colón. Centro Cultural Conde Duque. Madrid, Spain.
1995: Río Tajo. Sayatón, Sierra de Guadalajara, Spain.
1994: Velas: Yo tenía una Luz. Casa de Velázquez. Madrid.


2010-2012. Diverse interventions in public spaces. Valencia, Spain.
2015. Les fàbriques en desús. Espai Foto. Gandia, Spain.
2009. Reyes-Veray Art Collection. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Puerto Rico.
2008. Charpa. Une boîte en valise. Espai d’Art Gandia, Spain.
2008: Charpa. Thirty Years of Art and Artists. Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.
2007: Cortés Art Collection. Museo de Arte de Caguas. Puerto Rico.
2001: National Collection of Puerto Rican Art. Instituto de Cultura. Puerto Rico.
2000: In the Spirit of Two Communities. Sinclair CommunityCollege. Dayton, Ohio.


2005: Ph.D. cum laude. Experimental Currents in Contemporary Sculpture.
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia. Valencia, Spain.
Dissertation Thesis: The photographic production of Felix Gonzalez-Torres in limited editions
(photographs on acetate, jigsaw puzzles, and paper).

2002: DEA (M.A.) Experimental Currents in Contemporary Sculpture
Universidad Politécnica de Valencia.
Thesis: Autobiography as Event. The private and public relation in postmodern artistic currents.

1993: Diplôme Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, avec les félicitations a l’unanimité du jury.
École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts. Paris, France.

1987: B.A. Art History & Archeology
Princeton University. Princeton, New Jersey.
Thesis: Archaic Greek statuary: Kouroi and Kore.

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