Maite Abella
Visual Artist



2012 “Paintings & Drawings” OBA Library, Amsterdam

2009 “Drawings” Cinetol, Amsterdam(NL)                      

2009 “Saenredam would turn himself around in his grave” Variations on earth, Oosterkerk, Amsterdam 

2008 “In order to touch eternity” Stadsdeel Bos en Lommer, Amsterdam(NL)(solo exhibition)

2008 “Paintings” Atelier Armin Kauker, Kolonie Wedding & SUNDAY WEDDING, Berlin(Germany)     

2005 “Bees of the invisible” h48 gallery, Nieuwpoort (NL)(solo exhibition)

2006 “Stiefkinderen en winkeldochters” Poonberg Gallery, Rotterdam       

2004 “Visite” Arti et Amicitiae Artist’s Society, Amsterdam (NL) 

2003 “Happy painting” Retort Gallery, Amsterdam (NL)

2003 “I am a camera. Een non-foto tentoonstelling” De Witte Dame Gallery, Eindhoven (NL)

2002 “21 tegen de muur” Arti et Amicitiae Artist’s Society, Amsterdam (NL)

2001 “If I wouldn't have found you, I wouldn't have sought you” AYAC'S Gallery, Amsterdam (NL) (solo exhibition)

2001 “Drawings” Hall Main Building, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam (NL)(solo exhibition)

Awards, Stipends and grants

2003  Starters stipend Dutch National Fundation for the Arts (Fonds voor Beeldende Kunsten, Vormgeving en Bouwkunst) The Netherlands

2001  Nominated for the Buning Brongers Award for Painting (NL)

2000  Royal Painting Contest for Young Painters (Koninklijke Prijs voor Vrije Schilderkunst), Royal Palace of Amsterdam (NL)


2000  Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Painting and Drawing, Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam(NL)
1995  Fine Arts, Universitat de Belles Arts Barcelona (Spain) 
1991  Bachelor of Arts Degree in Urban Geography, University of Barcelona (Spain)


2020  Jury at WTFF5 – International Competition Extraworks (Experimental Films, Hybrid Films, Video Art) Vicenza, Italy