Alejandra de la Torre Morejón de Girón

Born in Castellón de la Plana (Spain), 1983.

Education

2019
Postgraduate degree in ‘Illustration applied to design’, IEDP, Barcelona, Spain

2012
Masters degree in Artistic Production (Hons), Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV), Valencia, Spain

2007
Bachelor’s degree in Visual Arts (Major – Painting), Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV), Valencia, Spain

 

Scholarships & Grants

2018
Grant “Habitat Artístic de Castelló” Castellón, Spain

2016
Grant “Meet of new artist cultural city” (Encuentro Novos Artistas Cidade da Cultura), Santiago de Compostela, Spain

2015
Grant “3CMCV Project Grant for Emerging artists”, Valencia, Spain

2013
Grant “Habitat Artístic Castelló”, Castellón, Spain

2010
Collaborative Scholarship, Painting and Environment Department, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV), Valencia, Spain, http://www.upv.es/entidades/CIAE/info/758868normalc.html

2009
Leonardo da Vinci Scholarship, Galería de arte Diferença, Lisbon, Portugal

2005-06
Erasmus Grant, Faculty of Visual Arts, Lisbon, Portugal

 

Art Fairs

2020
“Do you want a cake?” Stand – Gallery Pepita Lumier, Drawing Room, Madrid, Spain

2019
“The Olympics” Stand – City of Castellón, Marte Contemporary Art Fair, Castellón, Spain

2018
“The stigma of the unemployed” Stand – Marte Prize, Marte Contemporary Art Fair, Castellón, Spain

2015
“At time” Galería Shiras, Marte Contemporary Art Fair, Castellón, Spain

2011
“The beauty of accumulation” UPV (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia), IKAS -ART Fair Bilbao, Exibition Center, Bilbao, Spain

 

Individual Expositions

2018
“Bitter cotton Candy”, Mad id Mad SL.  Madrid, Spain.

2016
“VHS”, Escalera de Incendios, Anaglifos Gallery, Barcelona, Spain
“Okay for a trip”, Galería Pepita Lumier, Valencia, Spain
“GROW UP” Espai d’art, Nuevo Centro, Valencia, Spain

2015
“Septiembre. Reflections about the act of collecting”, Las Naves, Valencia, Spain

2014
“2010-2014”, Sala Xtra Large Valencia, Spain

2012
“Junk, between the object of value and trash”, Artstudio.at.bb. Valencia, Spain.

2011
“Experiences, Memories, Objects”, Galería Yinyila, Chinchilla, Spain.

2010
“Accumulations and Fetishes”, Galería Diferença,  Lisboa, Portugal, Galería Pepa Cervera, Rocafort, Spain

Collective Expositions

2020
Valencia Illustrated, Sala Rambleta y Restaurante Mistro, Valencia, Spain

2019
Seditious Displacements”, Las Naves, Valencia, Spain
“No Borders” Odetta Gallery, New York, USA
“Artistic Habitat” Scholarships, Centro Cultura, Castellón, Spain

2018
Collective Exhibition, Galería 9, Valencia, Spain
6th Edition of “Mercat Grafic” El diluvio Universal. Barcelona, Spain
“Artgemesí”, Algemesí Exhibition Hall, Valencia, Spain
“Tribute to Higinio Mateu” Centro Cultural Las Aulas, Castellón
“On the counter”, Galería Pepita Lumier, Valencia, Spain
Ways to travel, Librería del IVAM, Valencia, Spain

2017
“Astrophytum”. Espacio Hygiene. Valencia, Spain
“Summer Art Time” Galería 9, Valencia, Spain
“ArtSpaceShip” Galería 9, Valencia, Spain
“Collective” Espacio E, León, Spain
Meetings of Contemporany Art 2017, MUA, Alicante, Spain

2016
“100 x 100” The Markers, Madrid, Spain
4th Edition “Mercat Grafic” El diluvio Universal, Barcelona, Spain
“Meeting III” Galería 9, Valencia, Spain
“Mardel Painting Prize”Centro del Carmen, Valencia
“Art and Metamorphosis” Sala San Miguel, Caixa Castelló, Castellón, Spain. Centro Cultural Las Cigarreras, Alicante, Spain
“16th Edition Painting Prize” University of Murcia, Fundación Pedro Cano, Murcia, Spain

2015
“I posquin you”, 33 Gallery, Valencia, Spain
“Art and Metamorphosis”, Sala San Miguel, Caixa Castelló, Castellón, Spain
University of Murcia Award, Centro de Arte Palacio Almudí, Murcia, Spain
“Mini frames. Host of Cadí” – Museo del Calzado, Cadí. Spain. Sala “Vicente Poveda” Centro Cultural de Petrer. “Las Cigarreras” Alicante, Spain
Ibercaja “Young Painting Award” Ibercaja Patio de la Infanta, Zaragoza, Spain

2014
“Select Sum” Atarazanas, Valencia, Spain
“Hygiene Cabinet”, Mercado Tapinería, Valencia, Spain

2013
“Valencia Cot” La Petxina Cultural Center, Valencia, Spain, Castelló Cultural Center, Castellón, Spain

2012
“Paterna Biennial”, Paterna, Spain
“Hybrida Art Festival” La Nau, Valencia, Spain
“Carsa-arte”. Itinerant Exhibition, San Inazio Munincipal Center, Spain. Begoña Munincupal Center, Spain.  Otxarkoaga Munincipal Center, Bilbao Spain
Center, Otxarkoaga Municipal Center, Bilbao, Spain
“7th Arevalo  Contemporary Art Fair”, San Martín Church. Espacio Cultural Space of Ávila, Spain

2011
“Incubarte Festival”, Clínica Mundana Gallery, Valencia, Spain
“50 x 50” Itinerant Exhibition. Different spaces in Valencia-Albacete-Alicante, Spain

2010
“Summer Group Exhibition”, Galería Pepa Cervera, Rocafort, Spain

2009
“3th Povoa Graffiti Meeting”, Povoa, Portugal
Collective Exhibition, Multiespacio Gallery,  Valencia, Spain
“IV Coruche Biennale”, Alcorucen Event Hall,  Coruche, Portugal

2008
“2nd Valetudo Artístico Show”, Green Space Hall, Valencia, Spain
“2nd Povoa Graffiti Meeting”, Povoa, Portugal
Collective Exhibition. Exhibition Hall. Mancha Real City Hall, Jaén, Spain
“Muz-Martínez Mini-Canvas prize” San Vicente Gallery,  San Vicent Raspeig, Spain

2007
“Finalistas Desenho”, Fine Arts Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
“Chilhood and violence”, Valencia Trade fair, Valencia, Spain
“1st Valetudo Artístico show”, Green Space Hall Valencia and “The Círculo de Bellas Artes”, Valencia, Spain
“Os Templarios”, Templarios Convent. Tomar, Portugal

2004
“Monotipos”, Kessler-Battaglia Gallery, Valencia, Spain

2003
“Si necesitas mi espacio, te lo cederé”, Inestable Space, Valencia, Spain

Prizes

2018
“Best Castellón Artist” prize for Marte Art Fair, Castellón, Spain
Secondary Prize “XXI Mainel Fundation Painting Prize”, Valencia, Spain

2017
Secondary Prize “XX Mainel Fundatión Painting Prize”, Valencia, Spain
Selected “XLI Vila de Pego National Painting Prize”, Pego, Spain
Selected “EAC 2017.Contemporaty Art Meeting”, Alicante, Spain

2016
Acquisition prize “Paterna Biennial”, Paterna, Spain
Finalist “IV Mardel Painting Prize”, Mardel Foundation, Alicante, Spain
Honorable Mention “XIX Mainel Foundation Painting Prize”, Valencia, Spain
Selected “XVII National Painting Context of the Royal Academy of Fine Arts” Valencia, Spain
Selected “XL Painting Contest Pego Art Contemporary Museum” Pego, Spain
Finalist “4th International Emerging Artist Award Dubai” , Dubai, Arab Emirates

2015
Selected  “Murcia University Art Prize”, Murcia, Spain
Finalist  “Young painter award”  Zaragoza, Spain
Selected “XXXVI Huestes del Cadí Mini-Canvas Prize”  Elda, Spain
Finalist “XXXIII S. Soria Painting Prize”  Benissa, Spain
Finalist “VII Carcaixent Painting Biennial Prize” Carcaixent, Spain

 

2014
Finalist Valencia Cuna Award, Valencia, Spain
Plastic Arts Award Finalist University of Seville, Sevilla, Spain

2013
Finalist Valencia Cuna Award, Valencia, Spain
Plastic Arts Award Finalist University of Seville, Sevilla, Spain

2012
Selected Carsa-Art Award. International Painting Competition “Art and Technology”

2010
Second Prize Winner at the Sports Painting Contest, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

2009
Prize winner of the Lisbon Urban Art Festival, organised by the Lisbon City Council, Lisbon, Portugal
Finalist in the IV Bienal de Coruche, Coruche, Portugal

2008
“1° Certamen de Arte Hormonado”,  Sala L’Mono, Bilbao (catalog)
Finalist for the XIII Painting Contest “Valentí Montolíu”, City Council of Sant Mateu, Spain
Finalist in the XIV Contest of Plastic Arts and Photography “Rosa de Azafrán”, Membrilla, Spain
Finalist in the III Painting Contest of Castellon, Spain
Finalist in the XXIV “Villa Mancha Real” Contest,  Jaen, Spain

2006
First Prize “Controla club” for the Best Slogan
First Prize Tirant lo Blanch for the Best Audiovisual Production from the Community of Valencia, Spain

Also my works are in private collections in Spain, Portugal, Belgium and EEUU, as well as the artistic background of the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the city hall of Castellón de la Plana, Paterna and Valencia city.