Alejandro Almanza Pereda

ALEJANDRO ALMANZA PEREDA
Ciudad de México, México 1977 /
Mexico City, Mexico 1977

Vive y trabaja en Guadalajara, Mexico /
Lives and works in Guadalajara, Mexico.

EDUCACIÓN /
EDUCATION

2014
Master in Fine Arts Hunter College, New York.

2005
Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas.

FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES
BECAS y RESIDENCIAS

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska.
Harpo Foundation Grant, Los Angeles, California.
Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation Grants Program, Miami, Florida.
National Fund for the Arts and Culture, Programa Jóvenes Creadores 2005 and 2007, Mexico City, Mexico.
Best of Show Arlene McKinon Award, University of Texas at El Paso 2002, 2003, and 2005 Juried Student Art Show, El Paso, Texas.
Best Photograph/Digital Image, University of Texas at El Paso 2005 Juried Student Art Show, El Paso, Texas.
The Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, 2004 Summer Residency Program, New York.
Serie Print Project XI, Coronado Studios Residency 2004, Austin, Texas
Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Award 2003 International Sculpture Center
Best Sculpture Award University of Texas at El Paso 2003 Juried Student Art Show, El Paso, Texas.

 
SELECCIÓN DE EXPOSICIONES PERSONALES /
SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
Alejandro Almanza Perda, Ibid Gallery, Los Angeles, California.

2016
All the water under the bridge, the moon and the stars, Curro, Guadalajara, Mexico.
Apparent Weight, Y Gallery, New York.
Upside down your me up, Chert, Berlin.
Better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all,
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona.

2015
Everything but the kitchen sank, Walter and McBean Gallery, 
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California.

2014
Abstinence makes the heart grow fonder, Stanley Rubin Center, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas.

2013
Las Quince Letras, Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City.
El Diente Dorado del Caballo Regalado, Revolver Lima, Peru.
Fruto de una infinidad de circunstancias imposibles de determinar,
González y González, Santiago de Chile, Chile.

2011
Within the Realm of Possibility, College of Wooster Art Museum,
Wooster, Ohio
Something for Nothing, Chert, Berlin.
Did it my way and I took the highway, Fundacion Magnolia /
Rove Gallery London.

2010
The heaviest baggage for the traveler is the empty one,
Magnan Metz Gallery, New York.
Ideational Architectures, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery,
Los Angeles, California

2009
Those who live by the sword, die by the sword or by third hand smoke,
Chert, Berlin.

2008
The Fan and The Shit, Magnan Projects, New York.

2007
Andamio (temporary frameworks), Art in General, New York.

2006
Stand Clear, Magnan Emrich, New York.

2005
Mix Series, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, Texas.
Verdevete, Glass Gallery University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso Texas.

2003
Impermeable, Union Gallery, El Paso, Texas.
 

SELECCIÓN DE EXPOSICIONES COLECTIVAS /
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2017
Chingaderas sofisticadas, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
First Day of Good Weather, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany.
La ciudad está allá afuera. Demolición, ocupación, utopía, Museo de Arte de Sinaloa, Culiacán, Sinaloa, Mexico.
Pool, Tropez, Berlin.
Single-Channel Catalyst II, The Leah Louise B. Tannenbaum Gallery, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina.
15th Istanbul Biennial: a good neighbour, Istanbul,Turkey.

2016
El arte de vivir, Museo Pepe Espaliu, Cordoba, Spain.
La ciudad está allá afuera. Demolición, ocupación y utopía, Cultural de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, Mexico.
Leaping over a bush to surprise a quail, Chert, Berlin.
Overlap / Traslape, The 9.99 Gallery, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
The Way Things Go, The 9.99 Gallery, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Umwelt Inversion, Galerie Conradi, Hamburg, Germany.
5 RPM, The 9.99 Gallery, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
+52 Paisajes recientes, Fundación Calosa, Irapuato, Guanajuato, Mexico.

2015
…pero no soy fotógrafo, The 9.99 Gallery, Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Club of Matinée idolz. CO2, Turin, Italy.
Diálogo entre Patrick Hamilton y Alejandro Almanza Pereda,
The 9.99 Gallery, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2014
Common ground: Earth, Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey.
Largo x Alto x Ancho, The 9.99 Gallery, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

2013
Antithesis, Present Company/ The Active Space, Brooklyn, New York.
Art at the Border, 516 Arts. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Epic Fail, Storefront, Brooklyn, New York.
I forgot to forget, Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio.
Turn Off the Sun, Arizona State University, Museum of Art,
Phoenix, Arizona.

2012
Caminar la línea Max Estrella Madrid,Spain.

2011
6ª VentoSul , Bienal de Curitiba, Curitiba, Brazil.
Dublin Contemporary, Dublin, Ireland.
Anonymous Presence Y Gallery, New York.

2010
2nd Qui Vive? Moscow International Biennale for Young Art,
Moscow, Russia.
Drinnen und Draussen, Chert, Berlin.
You are free, Tape Club, Berlin.

2009
20 Años del Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes
Biblioteca Vasconcelos, Mexico City.
La Constelación del Perro, Galería Jesus Gallardo, Guanajuato, Mexico.
One foot apart, Galeria Leme, São Paulo, Brazil.
Hecho en Casa, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico.
ABC Drafts Establishing Future, Berlin.
La Constelación del Perro, Casino Metropolitano, Mexico City, Mexico.
Andrew Palmer, Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Patty Chang, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany.
Chelsea Visits Havana Museo de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba.
The Grand, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, Old Westbury, New York.

2008
Tension-Release, Caren Golden, New York.
My Little Membrane, Nurture Art, Brooklyn, New York.
Displacement Greenbelt, Brooklyn, New York.
Squaring the Circle, Alphazed Project, Brooklyn, New York.

2007
Making Good Luck, Y Gallery, New York.
Host Soap Factory, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
S-Files 007, Museo del Barrio, New York.
Media Asta, Half-Mast Haydeé Rovirosa Gallery, New York.
Creación en Movimiento, Jóvenes Creadores 2005 – 2006,
Mexico City, Mexico.
Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico.

2006
Queens International Queens Museum of Art, New York.
El equilibrio y sus derivados, Casa del Lago, Mexico City, Mexico.
Mix 2005 (redux) Landmark Arts Texas Tech, Lubbock, Texas.

2005
Intersections, Waterstop Gallery, Marfa, Texas.
Performagia 3 Museo del Chopo, Mexico City. , Mexico.

2004
Border Art Residency Site Project, El Paso Texas.
Nine hundred Ten, Texas St. Warehouse, El Paso, Texas.
2004 Young Latino Artist (YLA N.9), Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas.

2003
Texas 1220 Warehouse, El Paso, Texas.
2003 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture, International Sculpture Center, Hamilton, New Jersey.
Rim Road Show, Bridge Center for Contemporary Arts, El Paso, Texas.
El Rey Del Camino, Union Gallery, El Paso, Texas.
Centro Municipal de las Artes, Juarez, Mexico.
Guerrilla Art Bridge Center for Contemporary Arts, El Paso, Texas.