Amaya Bouquet, Buenos Aires 1979

In 2015 she designed and produced a glass-engraved gilded mural for the Private Bar at the Faena Miami Hotel, alongside works from Jeff Koons, Damien Hirst and Juan Gatti. 2014 saw her work included in several art books including : Magía y Mística en el arte latinoamericano (Jellyfish books), Catálogo de Artistas Argentinos (Machete Editora), Before you kneel, my silence(Scrambler Books).
Her work was selected for the XVII Fundación Federico Klemmprize in 2013, the same year she presented her late works in the solo exhibition “Thelema”. In 2012 ARTA art magazine published a special issue about her work and in 2011 she traveled to London to present a site-specific exhibition inside the Chapel of the London Abbey Cemetery.  In 2010 she was awarded with the María Marta Sánchez de Núñez Scholarship(M.M.S.N) for studying Jewellery with Hannah Martin and Haute Couture emdroidery with Elizabeth Rulleau at Central Saint Martins University of Arts in London.  During 2010 she also did a solo exhibition called “Preciósisis” at Centro Cultural Recoleta. In 2009 Amaya was chosen to become

In 2008 she was selected for the 9th edition of Curriculum Cero at Ruth Benzacar Gallery. During that year, she was given the Línea Joven del Fondo Nacional de las Artes grant. Also in the same year Amaya begun to study Bohemian hand crystal-carving at the National School ofGlass where she developed her own technique, which she incorporated into her artwork. Her passion towards Applied Arts motivated Amaya to study gold leaf technique, fine jewelry making and guillochè work with enamel.

Her pieces reveal her fascination for the different aspects of light related to its physical and handling nature as well as its spiritual sense. Her work is distinguished by the ornamental and noble materials and is inspired by oramentation, esotericism and biology.


2015 Auryn, Galeria del paseo, Punta del Este, Uruguay 2013 XVI Premio Klem a las artes, Fundación Federico Klem, Bs.As, ARG
2013 (Solo)”Thelema”, Galería Miau Miau, Bs.As, ARG 2012 ARTA magazine presentation, Bs.As, ARG
2012 ArteBA FAIR edición #21. Galería Miau Miau, Bs.As, ARG 2011 “Life is whenever you die”, London Abbey Cemetery, London, UK 2011 ArteBA FAIR edición #20, Galería Miau Miau Bs.As, ARG
2010 (Solo) Centro Cultural Recoleta, “Preciósisis”Bs.As, ARG 2010 ArteBA FAIR edición # 19, Galería Miau Miau, Bs As, ARG
2010 Galería Miau Miau,“La nueva escultura” Bs As, ARG 2010 ArteBA FAIR edición # 18, Galería Miau Miau, Bs.As, ARG
2009 (Duo) María Casado Gallery, Bs As, ARG 2009 Daniel Abate Gallery, Tributo a la Madonna de las artes, Bs As, ARG
2009 Open Studio Gallery, “PH” Bs As, ARG 2009 ArteBa FAIR edición #17. Galería Proyecto A/ Arte Contemporáneo, Bs As, ARG 2008 Fundación Standard Bank. ”Ornatura: Naturaleza y Artificio” Bs As, ARG
2008 Complejo Cultural Santa Cruz, “Limite Difuso” Santa Cruz, Argentina 2007 Centro Cultural Recoleta,“Frenesí”, Bs As, ARG 2007 Bienal Nacional, MAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Santa Fé, ARG
2007 Arte BA FAIR Edición # 16, Galería Proyecto A/Arte Contemporáneo, Bs. As, ARG 2006 (Solo) Proyecto A /Arte Contemporáneo, “Magnolia” Bs AS, ARG
2005 Belleza y Felicidad, “D”, Bs As, ARG 2005 ArteBA FAIR Edición # 15, Proyecto A/ Arte Contemporáneo, Bs As, ARG
2005 (Solo) Centro Cultural BorgesAdamantis” Bs As, ARG 2005 Proyecto A/Arte Contemporáneo “Deleite" Bs As, ARG