Education
2015 Master of Fine Arts in Studio. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA. Sculpture Department.
2011 BFA studies at The University of Ottawa, Canada.
2010  BFA studies at the Academie Minerva of Groningen, Netherlands.
2007 Bachelor of Fine Arts. Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain.

Scholarships
2015 Obra Social La Caixa Foundation. Full Graduate Research Fellowship for MFA studies at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2012 Fundación Banco Santander. UCM International Agreements Scholarship for BFA studies in Canada.
2010 UCM Fellowship for BFA studies in The Netherlands.

Solo Exhibitions
2020 In Front of Our Eyes. National Prize Art Nalon /Premio Nacional Art Nalón. Pinacoteca de Langreo Eduardo Úrculo. Asturias, Spain.
2020 Arqueologías Climáticas. Galería Álvaro Alcázar. Madrid, Spain.
2018 Site-Specific Works. Vegas del Horno. Gredos. Spain
2015 Find Your Stone. CEART. Tomás y Valiente Art Center. Fuenlabrada, Spain.
2014 Lluvia. Espacio Hábitat. Madrid, Spain.
2012 Collecting Rain. Gardens of the Superior Engineering Forestry School, UPM, Madrid, Spain.
2011 Atmósfera. Gallerie Minerva, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2021

Fabular un Mundo Diferente. Centro Cultural España. Lima, Perú. Curated by Blanca de la Torre.

Agent of Change. Curated by Valentina Bianchi et Julie Gaillard, LMNO.
Maritima01. Es Baluard Museum. Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Curated by Elena Posokhova.
Fabular un Mundo Diferente. Centro Cultural España. Lima, Perú. Curated by Blanca de la Torre.
Widows- Spoleto 64th Festival dei DueMondi. Chiostro di San Nicoló. Spoleto, Italy. Curated by Teodora di Robilant.
Limited Edition Art Fair. Boghossian Foundation. LMNO Gallery. Brussels, Belgium.
Six feet of Connection. Back to Our Roots. Ojai Arts Commission/Building Bridges, Los Angeles, USA. Curated by Marisa Caichiolo.

2020

Biophilia. Asia Culture Center. ACC. Gwangju, South Korea. (Open until March 1st, 2021)
ARCO 20 Madrid. Galeria Alvaro Alcazar. Madrid, Spain.
Depictions of Living. Art in Time of Climate Crisis. Curated by Samuel Ivan Roberts and Roshanak Khakban. The Art Pavillion, Mile End. London, United Kingdom.
Librarte. Feria del Libro de Artista de Castilla y Leon. Burgos, Spain.
2019
Tierra. Cielos Abiertos. Arte y procesos extractivos de la Tierra. CDAN Museum. Center For Art & Nature. Curated by Juan Guardiola and Maria Luisa Grau. Huesca, Spain.
Vital Signs, Twisted Oyster. IONION Center for the Arts and Culture. Kefalonia, Greece. Curated by Pia Cruzalegui.
3Piedras. 3 Piedras Foundation, Huesca.
ARCO19 Madrid. Galeria Alvaro Alcazar. Madrid, Spain.*
Beyond Walk Like a Glacier. CEART. Tomás y Valiente Art Center. Fuenlabrada, Madrid.
2018
Vital Signs, Twisted Oyster. Zhou B Art Center. Curated by Pia Cruzalegui. Chicago, USA.
Circuitos de Artes Pasticas XXVIII . Laboral Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial. Gijón, Spain.
Around/Here. Astra, Spoleto. Italy.
Open. BilbaoArte Foundation. Bilbao. Spain.*
ARCO?18. Galería Álvaro Alcázar. Madrid, Spain.*
Circuitos XXVIII. Sala Borrón. Curated by Carlos Delgado. Oviedo, Spain.
Madrid Open Studio V. Spain.
Una Colectiva. Galeria Alvaro Alcazar. Madrid, Spain.*
2017
XXVIII Circuitos de Artes Plásticas Comunidad de Madrid. Sala Arte Joven. Madrid, Spain.*
XVII Contemporary Art Encounters / Encuentros de Arte Contemporáneo. MUA. Museum of the University of Alicante, Spain. Curated by Irene Ballester Buigues.*
MFA Show. Sullivan Galleries. Curated by Julie Rodrigues Widholm. School of the Art Institute of Chicago, USA.
Devenir Mundo. URG3L. Curated by La Colmena. Madrid, Spain.
Lively Forests / La foresta animada. Galería Álvaro Alcázar. Madrid, Spain.*
Post / Natural. The Joan Flasch Artists? Book Collection. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. USA. Curated by Kayla Anderson. *
Biographies of a thing. Hyde Park Art Center. Chicago, USA. Curated by Lan Tuazon.
JustMad ArtFair. La Colmena. COAM, Madrid, Spain.*
2016
Transmorphed Realities: the abdication of the visual realm. Korea Foundation Gallery. Seoul, South Korea. Curated by Iury Lech. *
EXPO CHICAGO. Galería Álvaro Alcázar. Chicago, USA.*
Paratissima Lisboa. Santa Maria Maior, Lisbon, Portugal.
La Colmena II. Espacio URG3L. Madrid, Spain.
Emerging Illinois Artists Triennial. MCAC Brandt Gallery. Curated by Kelly Shindler. Bloomington IL, United States.
Too dark for a light show. Tom Robinson Gallery. Chicago, United States.
2015
De-construcciones. Espacio Hábitat. Madrid, Spain.
2014
Espora | Masquelibros. CaixaForum. Madrid, Spain.
Trisomía en el Uno Tres Cinco. Espacio Hábitat. Madrid, Spain.
2013
Incubarte VI. Museum Centre el Carme, Valencia. Spain.*
Imagen a Dos. UCM. Madrid, Spain.
2012
The Collection, TAKE 5. Independent Filmmakers Cooperative of Ottawa ? IFCO Film Art Centre. Ottawa, Canada.
MilesKm. Bussey Building. London, United Kingdom.
La Galerie du doyen Paradigm[e]. Ottawa, Canada.
The Falldown Gallery. Ottawa, Canada.
Photographic Herbarium. University of Ottawa. Canada.*
2011
de-CONSTRUCTIONS. Gallerie de Stomerij. Groningen, The Netherlands.
Oneminutes. Netherlands Institute for Media Art. Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
*Exhibitions with published catalogues.

Grants and Awards
2019. Madrid Art Funds ?Ayudas a la Creación? Madrid. Spain.
2019. Art Nalón National Prize. Certamen Nacional Artes Plásticas Art Nalón. Spain.
2017. Circuitos de Artes Plásticas XXVIII Grant. Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.
2017. Professional Development Award. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. USA.
2017. EAC 2017. XVII Encuentros de Arte Contemporáneo. IAC Spain.
2017. EDES Foundation Sculpture Nominee. School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2016. Dedalus Foundation Sculpture nominee. School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
2016. La Colmena. II Artist Program. Spain
2016. Emerging Illinois Artists Triennial. USA
2013. Incubarte VI Adquisition Prize. The Davis Museum.
2013. Incubarte VI Representation Prize. Artnobel.
2012. Photographic Herbarium Project Ottawa. Permanent Collection.
2012. Krabbelmuur. UCM. Acciones Complementarias.
2011. One Minutes Film Festival Art Amsterdam. 1st prize.

Art Residency programs

2021. Bois de Fa/LMNO.
2021. Boghossian Foundation. Brussels, Belgium
2020. Karstica. La Neomudejar ? Arthouse Spain. Cuenca, Spain.
2019. Asia Culture Center, South Korea. International Art Residency Grant.
2019. 3Piedras Foundation. Art&Environment Residency Grant. Huesca, Spain.
2018. BilbaoArte Foundation. Art Residency Production Grant. Bilbao, Spain.
2018. ASTRA Volume I. Spoleto, Italy.
2014. MilesKM. La Rioja, Spain.

Works in Museums or Institutions
School of the Art Institute of Chicago. The Joan Flasch Artist's Book Collection. USA.
Asia Culture Center. Gwangju, South Korea.
CDAN, Indoc. Centro De Arte y Naturaleza. Spain.
The Davis Museum. Spain.
The One Minutes Foundation, Amsterdam. Netherlands.
Yale University. Haas Library Special Collection. USA.
BilbaoArte Foundation. Spain.
Harvard University Fine Arts library. Artist?s Book Collection. USA.
Swarthmore College Library. Special Collection. USA.
University of Ottawa, Canada. Photographic Herbarium. Canada.
City Council of Langreo, Pinacoteca Eduardo Úrculo. Asturias, Spain.
University of Wisconsin-Madison. Kohler Library Artists Book Collection. USA.
University of California San Diego. Geisel Library Special Collection. USA.
The Museum of Modern Art / Franklin Furnace / Artist Book Collection. USA.
Pratt institute / FF Artist's Book Collection. USA.
 
Imparted Symposia, Seminars and Conferences
2020. Sostenibilidad (o no tanta) en la Creación Artísitica y sus Instituciones. University Complutense of Madrid. Symposium.
2020. Karstica. Laneomudejar X BuildingBridges Foundation L.A. Conference.
2019. Edible Geology. Asia Culture Center. South Korea. Conference.
2018. Technofossils of the Anthropocene. BilbaoArte Foundation. Conference.
2018. Ethics for Making in the Anthropocene. La Colmena. Seminar.
2018. Walking in Geologic Time. Cultura Comunidad de Madrid. Workshop.
2017. Truth Climate Now. Conversations on Art and Science. School of the Art Institute, Chicago. Symposium Panelist.
2016. Sculpture Dialogues. School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Conference.
2015. Intercambiador Acart, AIR program. Madrid. Spain. Visiting artist. Conference
2013. Academie Minerva of Groningen, Netherlands. Invited Artist. Conference.

Bibliography 

2021 "Art on Paper : l'art de faire vibrer le papier" in Le Soire Plus
2021 “Nature as art's food for thought”, in Gallery Viewer online magazine
2021 VAST Art Magazine issue 2.
2020 In Front of Our Eyes. Art Nalón National Prize. Catalogue essay by Blan- ca de la Torre.
2019 Tierra. Cielos Abiertos. Arte y Procesos Extractivos. CDAN Museum. Huesca, Spain. Catalogue essay by Juan Guardiola.
2018 Antennae. The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture. Issue #43. BilbaoArte Open. BilbaoArte Foundation. Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain. Emergency INDEX. Annual Document of Performance Practice. Volume 7. Artnobel Contemporary Art Magazine Review. Issue 12.?The Blue Notebook, Volume 12, Number 2, Spring-Summer 2018.
2017 XXVIII Circuitos de Artes Plásticas de la Comunidad de Madrid. Cata- logue essay by Carlos Delgado Mayordomo.
XVII Encuentros de Arte Contemporáneo. EAC. Catalogue essay by Irene Ballester Buigues.
School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Sculpture Catalogue.
2016 Artnobel Contemporary Art Magazine Review. Issue 6.


Selected Press

VAST Art Magazine. Issue 2. International Visual Art and Photography Magazine, 2021, "Miguel Sbastida's Ecology of Processes and Ideas".
We Are Our Environment. Interview by Manuela Klekx with Miguel Sbastida for Gallery Viewer, 2021
Infoenpunto. Miguel Sbastida Ganador del Certamen Art Nalon expone en la Pinacoteca de Langreo. 2021.
Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. Kunstmesse Arco Madrid. Zeitgenoes- sische Tiefenbohrungen. 2020.
Masdearte. Nueva Edición de Circuitos de Artes Plásticas. Madrid. 2018.
El Diario.es. ?Circuitos 2017?, un arte menos preocupado por mirarse el
ombligo. 2018 ABC Cultural. Bailes de parejas de «Circuitos 2017» 2018.
Diario del Alto Aragón. El CDAN ofrece una mirada ?poliédrica? sobre la minería. 2019.
ABC Cultural. Citas artísticas imprescindibles para 2020.El periodico de Aragon. Nace el espacio 3Piedras para conectar hombre y
naturaleza. 2018.La Verdad. Los reyes visitan ARCO. 2020. Artnobel. Miguel Sbastida presenta Find Your Stone. 2015.                

              
Digital Media (radio, tv, etc)
Miguel Sbastida. Desatados. Radio3. RNE. 2020. (video interview)
Aragon Cultura. El CDAN extrae el arte de la tierra. 2019. (tv)
Miguel Sbastida. Technofossils of the Anthropocene. BilbaoArte Founda- tion. 2018 (video interview)
ARCO en Atmosfera. Radio3, RNE. Atmósfera. 2018. (podcast)
Atonitos Huespedes. 10. 3 Piedras. (video)
Aragon Radio. El Tranvía Verde - 31/01/2020 - Arte contemporáneo sobre la montaña y sus contextos (radio interview)
La Aventura del Saber. Circuitos de Artes Plasicas 2017. Rtve.