Alejandra Baltazares was born in Mexico City in 1985. She received her Bachelors in Fine Arts from the Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado "La Esmeralda" (2008) and completed her postgraduate studies at Weißensee Kunsthochschule, Berlin, Germany (20014/2016). She has participated in several exhibitions and festivals such as the Porn Film Festival, Berlin (2016), Muñecos de Loza, Contemporary Art Museum, Bogotá, Colombia (2016), Jikka Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (2014),  LOOP, Barcelona (2010), Video_Dumbo, New York (2009) in addition to artist residencies at Kiosko Gallery, Santa Cruz, Bolivia (2010), Greatmore Art Studios, Cape Town, South Africa (2012) and recently at LAM 360º, Khentii, Mongolia (2017).  She has been awarded twice with the Jóvenes Creadores grant by the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes, Mexico (2010 & 2019), Mobilty Fund, Prince Claus Fund (2017), Frida Kahlo Grant for Mexican women artists granted by the Foreign Affairs Office, Mexico (2014) and the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Germany (2014/2016). She currently lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany.

STUDIES


2004-2008

 

_B.A.in Fine Arts. Escuela Nacional de Pintura, Escultura y Grabado "La Esmeralda". Mexico City


2007-2008

_Exchange student at L' Ecole des Beaux Arts, Villa- Arson. Nice, France


2014-2016

_"Aufbaustudium" at Weissensee Kunsthochschule, Berlín by Prof. Else Gabriel
 


SOLO & DUO EXHIBITIONS

2015

 

_Everything is not Enough, in collaboration with Alejandra Alarcón. Nube Gallery. Santa Cruz, Bolivia


2014

 

_Delightful, in collaboration with Victor Hoshiko. Jikka Gallery. Tokyo, Japan


2012

 

_Hermosa – Aberración. Border Gallery. Mexico City


 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

_Creación en movimiento. Foto Museo Cuatro Caminos. Mexico City

2018

_#Beauty. WerkStadt Gallery. Berlin, Germany


 

2017

_Out of Khentii. Khentii Art Gallery. Mongolia

_Salón ACME, Mexico City

2016

_Custom Paradise. Curated by Paulus Fugers. Somos Arts. Berlin, Germany

_Todos los ojos en Bolivia. Centro Simón I. Patiño. Bolivia

_Füttern Verboten. Kunstundhelden.Berlin, Germany

_Salón ACME. Mexico City


2015

_Haut & Farbe. Kunsthalle Hamburger Platz. Berlin, Germany


_El Cuerpo y su Memoria. Muñecos de Loza Contemporary Art Festival. Contemporary Art Museum of Bogotá, Colombia


2013

_If I could only have the Universe. Touring exhibition. Tokyo-Japan, Singapore-Singapore


2012

_Learn & Teach. Greatmore Studios. Cape Town, South Africa


2011

_Art Room Talent. Design & Arquitecture Center. Mexico City


_XXXI Bienale “Arte Joven”. Aguascalientes, Mexico


_Creación en movimiento. Museum Diego Rivera, Mexico City

2010

_International Bienale of Contemporary Art. Santa Cruz, Bolivia


_LOOP. Video-Festival. Barcelona, Spain.


2009

_Video_Dumbo. Video festival. New York, USA


2008

_104 artistas. Main gallery, Centro Nacional de las Artes. Mexico City
 





 

ARTIST RESIDENCIES

 

2017


_AIR by LAM 360º. Mongolia


2012

 

_AIR by Greatmore Art Studios. Cape Town, South Africa


2010

_AIR by Kiosko Gallery. Santa Cruz, Bolivia

 


AWARDS & GRANTS

2019

_“Jóvenes Creadores” grant by the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes. Mexico

 

2017

 

_ Mobility Fund by the Prince Claus Fund

2014-2016

_“Frida Kahlo” Scholarship for Mexican Women Artists granted by the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) in Germany and the Mexican Foreign Affairs Office.

2009-2010

_“Jóvenes Creadores” grant by the Fondo Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes. Mexico
 



PUBLIC LECTURES, ARTIST TALKS & WORKSHOPS
 

2016

_Ruf mich an. Book Release. Serigraffeur. Berlin, Germany


2015

_Memoria de Imitación. Conference. Jorge Tadeo Lozano Univeristy. Bogotá, Colombia


_Ruta Creativa. Lecture-Workshop. LaSalle College International. Bogotá, Colombia


2014

_Workshop coordinator of “Espacio de Creación de trabajo” by Philip Metz. National School of Fine Arts, La Esmeralda. Mexico City


2013

_Artist Talk. Kunstundhelden Gallery. Berlin, Germany


_The Beauty & The Beautiful. Conference. Mexican Embassy. Tokyo, Japan


_Desarrollo de Proyectos Fotográficos en Residencias Internacionales. Conference. LCI. Monterrey, Mexico


2012

_Possible Reality. Workshop. In collaboration with Philip Metz. Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees. Oudsthoorn, South Africa

PUBLICATIONS

 

2016

_10 Artistas de Salón Acme 2016. i-D Magazine Mexican edition

_Wie zeitgenössische künstler auf unsere übersexualisierte gegenwart reagieren by Steffanie Schneider. i-D Magazine German edition

2014

_A different kind of feminism. LAR-Magazine 015. Issue Sept-Oct