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

2020
Call for Online Culture # CmcVaCasa ”. Centro Cultural del Carmen, Valencia, Spain

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

2021
“Infinity art” Feria Stampa, Madrid, Spain
“Infinity art” Feria Marte, Castellón, Spain

2020
“Do you want a casqueta?” Stand Galería Pepita Lumier,  Drawing Room Fair, Valencia, Spain

2019
“The Olympics” Stand ayuntamiento de Castellón, Feria Marte, Castellón

2018
“The stigma of the unemployed”  Stand premio Marte, Feria Marte, Castellón

2015
“AT TIME”  Stand Galería Shira, Feria de Arte Marte, Castellón

2011
“The beauty of accumulation” Stand Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Feria de arte IKAS-ART, BEC Bilbao

Individual Exhibitions

(Next exhibition “Bye Bye Souvenir” in March 2022 at Galería Cuatro. Valencia)

2021
“The Beauty of Accumulation”. MACVAC, Villafamés, Spain

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

 

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

Collective Exhibitions

2021
“They”. Galería Cuatro, Valencia, Spain

2020
“Synergies”. Galería Cuatro, Valencia, Spain
“Online Culture #CmcvaCasa”. Centre Cultural del Carmen, Valencia, Spain
“How to understand a captivity. 63 days that changed our reality”, Las Naves, Valencia, Spain
“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

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

Prizes

2020
Finalist premio Senyera, Ayuntamiento de Valencia, Valencia, Spain

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

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.