Carlos González Boy (Puerto Real, Cádiz, 1983)
He has a degree in Fine Arts at Facultat de Belles Arts de Barcelona, Universitat de Barcelona (UB) and has spent two years at the Faculty of Altea (Universidad Miguel Hernández) and one year at the Accademia Ligustica di Belle Arti in Genova (Italy). In the early years, he moved between painting, drawing and installation, exhibiting at the Iguapop Gallery in Barcelona (Pintadas, Píxeles y Meadas - solo show). He also exhibited with Paco Chanivet at Galería Cadaqués (Vertical Thought and Google Iconography). In 2016 he completed an eight-handed project with Nono Bandera, Julio Falagán and Marcos Covelo exhibited in Combustión Espontánea gallery in Madrid. He took part in different group shows in spaces such as Can Felipa, Sant Andreu Contemporani, Espacio Abisal (Bilbao), La Sala Naranja (Valencia), among others. In 2011 he got a little tired of the Barcelona art scene and went to Berlin for a couple of years. He got a Leonardo scholarship and worked as an assistant at the Invaliden 1 gallery and at the Mexican restaurant called La Pulquería. During his stay in Berlin, drawing and comic positioned as his main media of creative expression.
In the lasts years he has participated in different self-publishing festivals such as the Gutter Fest, Art Libris and Graf in Barcelona, Tenderete in Valencia, or Libros Mutantes in Madrid. In March 2020 he presented DGE Solutions, a comic co-edited by Apa Apa and Fatbottom, but at the moment it is frozen by the current Apocalypse of Covid-19. Recently he was a resident at FASE but had to abandon it due to the precariousness’ Apocalypse.
At the present moment (and for some time now) he tries to reconcile comics and room work.