Alejandro Pintado



 

ALEJANDRO PINTADO

Mexico, 1973

Curriculum

 

He studied his bachelors in Fine Art  at  La Escuela Nacional de Pintura Escultura y Grabado la Esmeralda  in Mexico city and  his Masters in Fine Art  at Goldsmiths College, London UK. He has been awarded nationally and internationally such as  the Centenario Award at the Art fair  MACO Mexico city (2012), Sistema Nacional de Creadores grant,  Fonca, Mexico (2010/2013) and  the Bancomer BBVA grant  (2012) Pollock Krasner, fellowship (2007), New York, the special prize Arte Laguna in Venice, Italy (2010).  In 2014 he was awarded with the first prize of the Bienal Miradas, curated by Jose Manuel Springer in Tijuana, Mexico.

His work has been shown in numerous exhibitions in both the Americas and Europe. Among his solo exhibitions they stand:  The clearest skies,(2015) Post Box Gallery, London, Cuando lo racional parece abstracto, When the rational seems abstract, Galeria Arróniz Arte contemporáneo, Mexico city (2015), Trayectoria del conocimiento, Path of Knowledge Museo Nacional de Arte (2013), Incisión al romanticismo, Museo Nacional de San Carlos, Mexico city, La contemplación del modernismo, Contemplation of Modernism, Museo de Arte de Sonora  (2012) Mexico, The Planning of Randomness, Post Box Gallery, (2010) London, Vistas desde el romanticismo, Galería Arróniz Arte contemporáneo (2010) Mexico City. Among his Group exhibitions they stand: Mexican Pavillion at The World Fair, EXPO 2015, Milan  Messico circa 2000, Scuderia del Castello Miramare (2014), Turin, Italia, Landscape interventions, Museum of Modern Art Moscow (2008), Bienal Tamayo, Museo Tamayo (2007) Mexico City, Declaraciones, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, (2005) Madrid, XI Bienal de Fotografía, Centro de la Imagen, (2005) Mexico City.  In 2011 he was invited by the curator Pablo León de la Barra to participate in Art Projects  Pinta Art fair in  London.

He  recently published his book Path of Knowledge which was presented in Mexico City, Washington DC, New York, Copenhaguen  and London.

 

Exhibitions at the gallery


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When the Rational Seems Abstract, 2015

Views from Romanticism, 2010