BORN

  • 1989, Madrid, Spain
  • Lives and works in Madrid, Spain


EDUCATION

  • Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Madrid, Master in Research: Art and Creation (2017)
  • Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), and Camberwell College of Arts, University of the Arts of London (UAL); Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts (2016)


AWARDS 

  • XII Bienal de Artes Plásticas “Ciudad de Albacete" Award Finalist; Albacete, Spain (2018)
  • Honorable mention in KoMASK Masters Salon Painting 2017, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp; Antwerp, Belgium (2017)
  • II Plastic Arts Award Hotel Four Seasons prize winner; Madrid, Spain (2017)


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • Looking Through the Eyes of Machines, F-Block Gallery, Bower Ashton Studios, University of the West of England, Bristol. (2018)
  • Art<35 Fundació Banc Sabadell 2018, Sala Parés, Barcelona, Spain. (2018)
  • XIII Bienal de Ártes Plásticas “Ciudad de Albacete”, Museo Municipal de Albacete, Spain. (2018)
  • El modelo como reflexión, Facultad de Bellas Artes UCM, Madrid, Spain. (2018)
  • KoMASK Masters Salon Painting 2017, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium. (2017)
  • Estudio_Escritorio, Sala Amadís de Injuve, Madrid, Spain. (2017)
  • ARTAGON.III, La rencontre internationale des étudiants en écoles d’art, Les Petites Serres, París, France. (2017)
  • Gabinete - Open Portfolio de Másters y Licenciados en Bellas Artes, Academia de Bellas Artes de San Fernando, Madrid, Spain. (2017)
  • Fiesta de familia, Facultad de Bellas Artes UCM, Madrid, Spain. (2017)
  • Justmad8 (satélite), Facultad de Bellas Artes UCM, Madrid, Spain. (2017)
  • ARTS/ArtSevilla 16. Encuentro Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain. (2016)
  • Voyage, Seen Fifteen, Peckham, London, England. (2016)
  • Meth-ODD, The Flying Duchtman, Camberwell, London, England. (2016)
  • UNIT, CGP London, London, England. (2016)


PUBLICATIONS

  • Crespo, Jesús; Art<35, Fundació Banc Sabadell catalogue, 2018 edition (2018)
  • Crespo, Jesús; Art<35 llega a la Facultad de Bellas Artes, tribuna.ucm.es; November (2018)
  • Crespo, Jesús; La Sala Parés exhibe las creaciones de jóvenes artistas salidos de las facultades de Bellas Artes; Europapress, September (2018)
  • Crespo, Jesús; Barcelona, una lanzadera para los artistas jóvenes más talentosos, metropoliabierta.com; September (2018)
  • Crespo, Jesús; Art<35 Fundación Banco Sabadell 2018, artssspot.com; September (2018)
  • Crespo, Jesús; XIII Bienal de Artes plásticas "Ciudad de Albacete" catalogue; 2018 edition (2018)
  • Crespo, Jesús; Albacete Bienal de Artes Plásticas, mascastillalamancha.com; September (2018)
  • Crespo, Jesús; El modelo como reflexión catalogue;  January 2018 edition (2018)
  • Crespo, Jesús; ARTAGON III Artists, artagon.co/artist/jesus-crespo; September (2017)
  • Crespo, Jesús; Estudio_escritorio catalogue, p.34, November 2017 edition (2017)
  • Crespo, Jesús; KoMASK vzw Masters Salon Painting 2017 catalogue; October 2017 edition (2017)


RELATED EXPERIENCE

  • Representative for the Students Voice of the faculty of Fine Arts at the Complutense University of Madrid (2019)
  • Assistant of the Autric-Tamayo University Chair at the Complutense University of Madrid (2018/17)
  • Guest Speaker; Programa Sin Créditos 2017 – ENCUENTROS SIN CRÉDITOS: #PAPEL // Jesús Crespo; Sala el Águila, Madrid, Spain (2017)


PUBLIC/PRIVATE COLLECTIONS

  • Fundació Banc Sabadell
  • Fundación Ankaria
  • City Council of Albacete, Spain
  • KoMASK vzw
  • Four Seasons Hotel and Resorts
  • Gabinete Art Fair
  • Complutense University of Madrid


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