Joan Costa graduated in Fine Arts at the Academy of Fine Arts in Carrara, Italy.
Advanced Technician in Artistic Ceramics from the School of Applied Arts and Artistic Trades, Palma.
1990 Palazzo Pretorio. Certaldo. Florence, Italy. 1991The Misericordia Cultural Centre. The Government of Mallorca, Palma. 1995 The Pedrona Torrens Gallery, Alcudia. Mallorca. Cercle de Belles Arts. Casal Balaguer, Palma. 1999 Joan Costa. Sculptures. Casal Solleric, Palma. 2000 Espai Mallorca. Barcelona. Pla Corb 521-B. The Altair Gallery, Palma. 2002 The Maddock Gallery, Barcelona. The Sa Pleta Freda Gallery, Son Servera. Mallorca. 2003 The Marimon Gallery, Can Picafort, Mallorca. “Joan Costa. Sculptures 1990-2003”, Torre de ses Puntes, Manacor, Mallorca. The installation of the sculpture “Pla de Sal”, Colonia de Sant Jordi, Mallorca. 2004 “Joan Costa. Sculptures 1990-2003”, The Sa Quartera Art Centre, Inca. Mallorca. The Trama Gallery. Espacio II, Madrid. “Joan Costa. Sculptures 1990-2003”, The Can Gelabert Cultural Centre, Binissalem, Mallorca. “South” Sala Pelaires, Palma. 2005 The sculptural installation “Cutting Salt”, Es Molinar, Badia de Palma, Mallorca. “Joan Costa . Sculptures”. Deltarte. Donostia, Basque Country. 2006 “Marooned Sea” Can Fondo, Alcudia, Mallorca. “Uncertain” The Trama Gallery, Madrid. 2007 “Seaweed White” The Trama Gallery, Barcelona. 2008 Joan Costa. The Una Davidov Gallery, Paris, France. “Mediterranean Ondulations”. (Travelling exhibition). The Museum of Menorca, Mao. “Mediterranean Ondulations”. The S’Alamera Sociocultural Centre. The Government of Ibiza. “Mediterranean Ondulations”. The Municipal Cultural Centre, Formentera. 2009 “Mediterranean Ondulations”. Palau Moja, Barcelona. The Catalan Government. “Medi¬ terranean Ondulations”. Casal Solleric. Palma City Council, The Marimon Gallery. Can Picafort, Mallorca. Installation of the sculpture “The Hemicycle of Dialogue” in the parliamentary building, a symbol of the 7th Legislative Assembly of the Parliament of Balearic Islands. 2010 “Mediterranean Ondulations”. The Cervantes Institute, Munich, Germany.
1989 The Special Award for Sculpture, The 7th Review of Academies of Fine Arts, The BARI’ EXPO 89. Italy. The City of Palma Award “Promotion of Artistic Activities”. Mallorca. 1990 The “Beato Angelico” Italian Prize for Visual Arts, Florence, Italy. 2005 “The Shad¬ ows of Sound”, First Prize in the Competition for the Creation of the Commemorative Monument of Master Eak Tai Ahn in Palma, held by the Gyeonggi Tourism Organisation (Korea), and Palma City Council (Spain)
Museums and public collections.
The Mallorcan Government, Palma, Mallorca. The Ministry of Culture, the Government of the Balearic Islands. The Sa Pobla Museum of Contemporary Art, Mallorca. Palma City Council, Mallorca. Soller Town Council, Mallorca. Caixa de Balears “Sa Nostra”, Mallorca. Pollenga Town Council, Mallorca. The Ministry of the Environment , Spain. The Wiirth Collection, Kiinzelsau, Germany. The Caixa de Sabadell Foundation. The Museum of Menorca, the Balearic Islands. The Parliament of the Balearic Islands.