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January 17, 2016
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Skount is a Spanish contemporary artist born in Jerez de la Frontera, Spain, in 1985. He is known for his ability to work successfully in both the street art and in studio painting.

Art by Skount

Skount - Inner Portrait 3, 2015 - Inner Portrait 4, 2015
Skount – Inner Portrait 3, 2015 / Inner Portrait 4, 2015

Skount is irrepressibly curious, and that has made him travel and explore the different traditions and creativity in countries around the world. He has been to and has exhibited throughout Spain, Europe, Israel, Kuwait, China, Japan, Australia, Mexico, and the United States. His creativity has no limits, as he constantly searches for new means of expressing himself, so far working with paper, paint, sculpture, installation, video art, music and performance. Having said all that, he always seems to come back to masks, which have been used through the history for various purposes. Everyone has a mask, it is up to each individual when and to whom we will reveal our true selves.

Art by Skount

Skount - Diffuse Identity, 2015 - Inner Receivers, 2015 - Familiar Projections, 2015
Skount – Diffuse Identity, 2015 / Inner Receivers, 2015 / Familiar Projections, 2015

If perfect artists existed, Skount would certainly be one of them. He is able to work in almost all mediums, and draw inspiration from everywhere, not only from the other countries and their traditions, but also from Spanish tradition, especially from the theater. Interest in psychology is also present, as he wants to know is it possible to lose identity because of the masks we are somewhat forced to wear in modern age. Skount’s endless energy, his need to learn more and more, to explore and create, all of that is making him a successful artist with bright future.

Art by Skount

Skount - Color Projection: Duality, 2014 - Color Projection: Intimate, 2014
Skount – Color Projection: Duality, 2014 / Color Projection: Intimate, 2014

He is represented by 19 Karen Contemporary Artspace in Mermaid Beach, Australia.

Skount lives and works in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

All images courtesy of the artist.

YearExhibition TitleGallery/MuseumSolo/Group
2016General Exhibition19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, Gold Coast, AustraliaGroup
2015Projections: Internal latent19 Karen Contemporary Artspace, Gold Coast AUSTRALIASolo
2015Projections: SearchingAlmakan Gallery, Sharq KUWAITSolo
2015Pain/TingMichael Reig gallery, Berlin, GermanyGroup
2015Street MeetWurzburg, GermanyGroup
2015Mix'ArtLa carpe d'or, Saint Louis, FranceGroup
2015Graffuturism with Gwion/TVB DesignsAmsterdam THE NETHERLANDSGroup
2015Stroke Art FairMunich GERMANYGroup
2013De TapasAnagra gallery, Tokyo JAPANSolo
2013Identity DisorderC.A.V.E. Gallery, Los Angeles, USASolo
2013Fragments of Mythological DreamsThe Tate gallery, Sydney AUSTRALIASolo
2013Different StrokesJust Us Gallery, Maroonchydore AUSTRALIAGroup
2013Art on PaperName Gallery, Amsterdam THE NETHERLANDSGroup
2013La Escocesa Mural Festival, edition IIBarcelona SPAINGroup
2013The Bridge FestivalParis FRANCEGroup
2013Kosmopolite art tourBagnolet, Paris FRANCEGroup
2013Breaking the SealKerbside, Brisbane AUSTRALIAGroup
2013Kosmopolite art tourAmsterdam THE NETHERLANDSGroup
2013High FiveC.A.V.E. Gallery, Los Angeles USAGroup
2013Venice Artwalk Auction with C.A.V.E GalleryGoogle, Los Angeles, USAGroup
2013The Projects EnmoreSydney AUSTRALIAGroup
2013Analogue/DigitalBrisbane AUSTRALIAGroup
2013Strooke Art FairUrban Stylistix Gallery, Munich GERMANYGroup
2013FAFTLV 2Tel Aviv ISRAELGroup
2012WeartContemporary Art Festival, Barcelona SPAINGroup
2012Waende SudostEssen GERMANYGroup
2012Kosmopolite art tourAmsterdam THE NETHERLANDSGroup
2012FacBarcelona SPAINGroup
2012BloopIbiza SPAINGroup
2012Castro street art projectTel Aviv ISRAELGroup
2012StrokeUrban Art Fair, Munich GERMANYGroup
2012Van de StraatAmsterdam THE NETHERLANDSGroup
2011Physical/plastic releaseArtixnova Portal SPAINSolo
2011Hope sunsetsAalborg showroom, Amsterdam THE NETHERLANDSSolo
2011Marana Diafana al AlmaWhy cube, Lamutante Gallery COLOMBIASolo
2011Arcane seasonsC.A.V.E gallery, Venice , Los Angeles USASolo
2011Fresh produce 2011Anno Domini gallery. San Jose USAGroup
2011Sink or swinSpoke Art Gallery, San Francisco USAGroup
2011Asa new starsThe Thought Gallery, Amsterdam THE NETHERLANDSGroup
2011Lak ann braakKunst en centrum signe, Heerlen THE NETHERLANDSGroup
2011Print the fabricSa Fabrica Artspace, Mahon SPAINGroup
2010Permanent ArtworksArt Asylum Boston Gallery, Boston USASolo
2010Physical/plastic release: liquidsLa casa del rector Art space, Almagro SPAINSolo
2010Revolution feelingsStudio54 (Tacheles). Berlin GERMANYSolo
2010(DA=)Espora art space, Madrid SPAINSolo
2010Fresh produce 2010Anno Domini Gallery, San Jose USAGroup
2010Street art recordsCEX Exhibition Centre, Ciudad Real SPAINGroup
2010Beyond the EdenLos Angeles USAGroup
2010Urban arts Madrid IIEspacio 8. Madrid SPAINGroup
20105º ASALTOZaragoza SPAINGroup
2010Misi Misi, itinerantThe Brandery Festival, Barcelona SPAINGroup
2009Deberia esar prohibido morir en primaveraWelldone gallery. Barcelona SPAINSolo
2009Permanent artworksMiscelanea Space. Barcelona SPAINSolo
2009Misi Misi, itinerantChicharro Gallery, Santa Cruz de Tenerife SPAINGroup
2009Misi Misi, itinerantAperitivos Visuals, Orotava SPAINGroup
2009MadposterPoster Festival, Madrid SPAINGroup
2009International classic theatre festival, 32 editionAlmagro SPAINGroup
2009CruxLa casa del rector Showroom, Almagro SPAINGroup
2009Stick me hard 2, the worst caseMusma Gallery, Brussels BELGIUMGroup
2009Spiritivity proyect798 Art District, Beijing CHINAGroup
2009Madrid precarious cityEspora Art Space, Madrid SPAINGroup
2009DJ´s Contra la Fam Festival IV and V editionBarcelona SPAINGroup
2009Skate art/Skate Rip, itinerant, Digital Entertaiment Jam 2009museo della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Milan ITALYGroup
2009Skate art/Skate Rip, itinerantCripta del FAD, Barcelona SPAINGroup
2008Galeria ObertaBarcelona SPAINGroup
2008La Rue Est A NousParis FRANCEGroup
2008MiniprintsImpaktes Visuals Art Gallery, Sabadell SPAINGroup
2008EZK8 Festival, Skateboards ExhibitionIbiza SPAINGroup