Alejandro Almanza Pereda
Drift wood, concrete, brass, steel, aluminum, wooden stool, fluorescent light bulb, found objects. Dimensions variable 2014
Alejandro Almanza Pereda (1977, Mexico) received his MFA from Hunter College in New York City. His has done solo shows in different institutions like San Francisco Art Institute; Stanley Rubin Center, El Paso TX; Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City; College of Wooster Art Museum Ohio; Art in General New York City.
Among other group shows, his work has been featured at the Arizona State University Museum; Dublin Contemporary 2011, 6a Bienal de Curitiba Brazil, Museo de Arte Moderno in Mexico City, El Museo del Barrio and the Queens Museum, both in New York.
Alejandro has attended the Skowhegan summer program as well as a grant recipient from FONCA 2006-08, the CIFO Grant Program, the Harpo Foundation Grant program and the Harker Award for Interdisciplinary Studies.
His work can be found in collections as Goetz Collection, Kadist Collection, ASU Museum, Museo Del Barrio, Colección Jumex, Museo de Arte de Lima.
He is currently a member of La Rubia te Besa an art band project. He lives and work between New York and Mexico City.