Centre for Fine Print Research University of the West of England Centre for Fine Print Research

Dr Cecilia Mandrile

Professional Practice


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014 Quitapenas in Megapixel , Hungarian Electrographic Art Association/ HEAA  

2014 Solitaire in Wadi Rum Desert, Jordan. April

2013 El Perfume de la Ausencia, Genaro Perez Museum, Cordoba, Argentina. Catalogue,
Cecilia Madrile: El Perfume de la Ausencia, Saunders, G., Falco, F., Fuentes, E., Villalonga, Y., Nasrallah, I.

2012 New Heaven, Seton Gallery, University of New Haven, USA. Catalogue, Fuentes, E., Villalonga, Y.

2009 Betweening (The Desert Inside), Makan Cultural Centre, Amman, Jordan

2006 The Translation of a Wound,  Makan Cultural Centre, Amman, Jordan

2006 La Posta (El Desierto Adentro), Ricardo Rojas Cultural Centre, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2005 The Perfume of Absence,  Luz Osorio Gallery, London

2003 When Beauty Falls Asleep in Their Eyes,  Kunstihoone Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia

2002 ID- Intensively Displaced- Urban Festival of Zagreb, Croatia

2001 The Perfume of Absence, Kennington Underground, Vauxhall Art Festival, London

2001 Private Rains, St Peter’s Heritage Centre, London

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012, ’10 International Douro Print Biennale, Portugal

2012, ’10 Matrices, International Print Biennale, Digital Art Association, Budapest

2012 La Originalidad en la Cultura de la Copia, Taiwan, Spain, Mexico

2011 Toys and Games with a Twist, Longwood Art Gallery, New York

2009, ’07, ‘05 Gyor International Biennial of Drawing and Graphic Art, Hungary

2008 Episodes & Itineraries II, Latin American Biennial of Graphic Arts, Quito, Ecudador

2007 Markers VI. Divine In. Tent, Venice, Kassel, New York City

2007 S-Files Biennale,  El Museo del Barrio,  New York

2007 Episodes & Itineraries, Sherman Gallery, Boston

2007 Women of the World, City Hall Gallery, Amman, Jordan

2007 International Women Exhibition, Mahatma Ghandi Institute, Moka, Mauritius

2006 Prints Now: Directions & Definitions,  V&A Museum, London

2006 La Huella Multiple,  Havana Biennale, Cuba

2006 Imagining Ourselves, International Museum of Women, San Francisco

2006 30th Anniversary exhibition & Slide Slam, Real Art Ways, Hartford

2006 II Olot Digital Print International Exhibition, Olot, Spain

2006 International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia


External Advisor

2006 MFA Printmaking, Royal College of Art, London


Jury Member/Curator/Editorial Boards

2011-12 International member of editorial board, EARI Instituto Universitario de Creatividad e Innovaciones Educativas

2009-10 Project advisor, Who Can Live in This House, Argentina

2008 Guest curator, Mirrored Images, New Jersey Printmaking Council

2007 Jury member, Tallin Print Triennial, Estonia

2007  Curator, Graphic Evidence, Olot, Spain

2006 Curator, NYIT, Sense of Place international print portfolio

2005 Curator, NYIT, Clever Boxing, international exhibition



2012 International Print Biennale, Digital Arts Association, Budapest the exhibition award for Matrices

2010 Collective Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts, Buenos Aires

2009 Travel grant, Amman, Jordan

2006 Commission, Ricardo Rojas Cultural Centre, Buenos Aires

2006 Diploma of Honor, International Triennial of Graphic Art, Bitola, Macedonia

2003 City Museum of Art Acquisition Award, VII International Biennial of Graphic Art, Hungary

2003 Travel grant, Tallinn

2002 Kala Art Institute Fellowship, Berkeley

2002 MP102 Award, Iowa Miniprint International

2002 Travel grant, Zargreb

2001 XV Maximo Ramos Print Award, Spain

2001 Commission, Vauxhall Art Festival

2000 Fellowship, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba



2009 Makan-Bait International Residency Programme, Jordan

2003 Estonian Aritsts’ Association, Tallinn

2002 Kala Art Institute, Berkeley

2001 Frans Maseerel Graphic Centre, Belgium

2001 Gasworks Studio, London

2000 Ludwig Foundation, Havana


Work in Collections

Victoria and Albert Museum, London:

The following works are part of the V&A collection and can be viewed by clicking on the PDF file links below:

Print - Doll from the Strategies for Departure Project (Opens PDF)

Print - ID Card, Old Ad Diriyah; The Perfume of Absence (Opens PDF)

Print - ID Card, Buenos Aires (Opens PDF)

Print - ID Card, Bristol
(Opens PDF)

St Peter’s Heritage Centre, London

Museum of Latin American Art, California

Coleccion Arte de Nuestra America, Havana

Fundacion Ludwig de Cuba, Havana

City Museum of Art, Gyor

Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp

Frans Masereel Centre, Belgium

Ayuntamiento de Ferrol, Spain

Fototeca del Museu Comarcal Salvador Vilaseca de Reus, Spain

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley

Instituto de Cultura Puertoriquena, San Juan

Kanagawa Prefectural Gallery, Kanagawa

Museo de Bellas Artes Fernando Bonfliglioli, Argentina

DEXA Art Gallery, Panama

Centro Nacional de Grabado, Santiago

Archive of Hungarian Electrographic Art Association, Budapest


Current Research

Past Research

Presentations and Papers


Research Student Supervision

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