Raquel Martinez


Raquel Martinez (1984) is a Catalan printmaker and visual artist based in London since 2014. She studied Fine Arts at the University of Barcelona, specialising in video and photography, to study the areas of printmaking and the photographic language in its expanded field. Raquel specialised in printmaking during her time at the ‘Escola d’Art Llotja’ (Barcelona), where she gained a deep understanding of the processes, materials and techniques, which she then applies and invokes in her prints. Her final project “Andronic de Rodes” was selected and exhibited at the CCCB (Barcelona). After that, She won first place in a scholarship to study at “Escuela de Grabado y Edición” (FMNT, Madrid) in 2014 studying the first six months of the master's degree. She currently works at Thumbprint Editions (London) as a studio manager. She has exhibited in different group exhibitions including “Exhaustion and exuberance” Art Gallery Deptford Does Art (London) and “QU.BI mini print International Esposizione” Qu.Bi Gallery (Italy). She has participated in art fairs “Fira del llibre d’art i disseny. ARTSLIBRIS” Arts Santa Mònica (Barcelona),“ Authentic Marks” (United Arab Emirates). She has won the first honorable mention in the “Mini print Internacional Cantabria” Suances competition (Cantabria), the selection in the “XV Jesús Núñez International Graphic Art Prize” (Betanzos) and the Printmaking Today award at the Woolwich Contemporary Print fair (London) and ON PAPER Contest (Barcelona).

Selected Works

"Enlight II" by Raquel Martinez

"Enlight II"

Prints - 40x30 cm
Two drops on Silver  by Raquel Martinez

Two drops on Silver

Prints - 75x80 cm
Soaking Green  by Raquel Martinez

Soaking Green

Prints - 53x53 cm

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