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JOAN LONGAS ALABAU

1976
Enrolls at the Escuela Massana Art School; graduates in 1981.

1983-1986
Lives in Los Angeles, CA.

1986-1996
Works as a graphic designer.
 
1998-2004
Works as a freelance illustrator

1998
Group shows at the Galería d’Art Susany, and at El Balcó.

1999
Group show at Atelier Sala d’Art, Barcelona.
ArtExpo Barcelona Art Fair, Atelier Sala d’Art.
One-man show, “100 Salmantinos Portraits,” at the Palacio de Garci-Grande in Salamanca.
Takes part as one of the artists representing Realism in Catalonia at Centre d’Art Santa Mònica of Barcelona.

2000
Realism in Catalonia at La Lonja de Zaragoza.
One-man show, “The Time Asleep,” at Atelier Sala d’Art de Barcelona.
ArtExpo Barcelona Art Fair, Atelier Sala d’Art.

2001
Finalist in the 1st Contest of Contemporary Painting, Vila Casas Foundation, Torroella de Montgrí.
DeArte Madrid Art Fair, Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.

2003
One-man show, “Transitory, provisional, passing,” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
ArtExpo Art Fair Barcelona, Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Group show at Galería Jordi Barnadas.

2004
Group show at Galería Carme Torrallardona, Andorra.
Group show at Galería El Claustre, Girona.
First prize Fundació Crèdit Andorra, Andorra.
First prize Calassanç, Ciutat de Terrassa.
One-man show, “The escape and the travel,” Railroad Museum at Vilanova i la Geltrú.
Group show Fundació La Caixa, Colecció Testimoni, Pamplona.
Group show at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.

2005
One-man show, “My Lost City,” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Finalist in the 3rd Contest of Contemporary Painting, Vila Casas Foundation, Torroella de Montgrí,.
Third prize in the Reddis Private Foundation Painting Contest, Reus.
Group show at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.

2006
Group show, “Five Realistic Painters,” at Galería Jorge Alcolea, Madrid.
One-man show, “In memory and in absence,” at Galería Carmen Torrallardona, Andorra.
Group show, “The Travel,” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Finalist in the X National Painting Contest, “Ciudad de Calahorra.”
First Prize Print Enciclopédia Catalana 2006
Group show at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.

2007
One-man show, “Nostalgies,” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Group show, “15 years,” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Group show at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.

2008
Third prize in the 3rd Small Format Painting Contest of Sant Cugat.
Group show, “Summer of 2008,” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Group show, “Human Landscapes,” at Galería Montcada, Barcelona.
Group show at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.

2009
Group show, “Contemporary Roads,” at Galería el Quatre, Granollers, Barcelona.
Group show, “Dragons of Barcelona,” at Galería Montcada, Barcelona.
One-man show, “The Places of Memory,” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Group show, “The Sea” at Galería Montcada, Barcelona.
One-man show, “The Places of Memory,” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Group show, “Art and Darwin” at Galería Montcada, Barcelona.
Group show at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Group show at Galería el Quatre, Granollers, Barcelona.
Group show at Galería Mada Primavesi, Madrid.

2010
Group show at Galería Mada Primavesi, Madrid.
Group show, at State-Of-The-Arts Gallery, Hong Kong.
Group show, “Mediterranean Diet” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Group show at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Group show at Galería el Quatre, Granollers, Barcelona.

2011
One-man show, “In Search of Common Places” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona, Spain.
Group show at Kroma Galeria d’Art, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Girona, Spain.
Group show at Galería el Quatre, Granollers, Spain.
Group show, “Peces d’una col.lecció” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona, Spain

2012
Group show, “20 Years Anniversary” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona, Spain
Group show “Christmas 12” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona, Spain.

2013
Affordable Art Fair, State of the Arts Gallery, Hong Kong.
Group show “Barcelona Dreams” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona, Spain.

2014
Group show at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona, Spain.
Exhibition at Galerie Artima, Paris, France.
One-man show, “Impressions of a Stranger” at San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, California, USA.
Exhibition  “Endless Summer Time” at Galerie Artima, Paris.
Group show “Pensant en tu” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
Foire européenne d’art contemporain Strasbourg, Galerie Artima.

2015
Group show “Temps obert” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona.
One-man-show “Idle Reveries” at Galerie Artima, Paris.
Publishing of the illustrated book of poems “Los Angeles”, by Ernest Farrés and Joan Longas.  Viena Edicions.
Eurepean Contemporary Art Fair. Strasbourg, Galerie Artima.

2016
One-man-show “Out West & Back East” at Galerie Artima, Paris.
Group show at CK Contemporary, San Francisco.

2017
Group show “25 anys” at Galería Jordi Barnadas, Barcelona

 

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