Alejandro Pintado

Mexico City, 1973.

Living and working in Washington DC

 

Studies

2007 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Maine, USA.

2000-2001 Masters in Fine Arts. Goldsmiths College, University of London.

1993-98 Bachelor in Fine Arts. The National School of Painting, Sculpture and Printmaking (ENPEP) "La Esmeralda". Mexico City.

Awards

2014 First prize,  Bienal Miradas, Tijuana, México

2012 GrantBancomer BBVA Foundation. Mexico.

2012 First prize, MACO Mexican contemporary Art Fair, Mexico City.

2011 Grant  National System of Art Creators, FONCA. Mexico.

2010 Special Award Arte laguna.  The Arsenal of Venice.

2007 Pollock-Krasner grant, Pollock-Krasner Foundation. New York.

2007 Grant Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture . Maine.

2004 Fellowship  for the Promotion of Cultural Projects and Co-investments, FONCA. Mexico.

2000 Honorable mention in painting, October Salon Omnilife. Guadalajara, Mexico.

1998 Acquisition Award, 18th National Meeting of Young Artists. Aguascalientes, Mexico.

1997  PADID Grant (Art Teaching, Research and Diffusion Support Program) National Center of Arts and ENPEG.    Mexico.

 

Selection of Personal Exhibitions

2016  Material/Ethereal, Hamiltonian Gallery, Washington DC

2015   The Clearest skies, Post Box Gallery, London, UK.

2015  When the rational seems abstract, Galeria Arróniz Arte contemporáneo, Mexico City.

2013 Medición del vacío (Vacuum Measure), Drexel Gallery. Monterrey, Mexico.

2012 Trayectoria del conocimiento (Path of Knowledge), dialogue with José María Velasco, National Museum of Art (MUNAL). Mexico City.

2012 Incisión al romanticism  (Incision to Romanticism). Expanded painting at the National Museum of San Carlos. Mexico City.

2011 Contemplación del modernismo (Contemplating Modernism), MUSAS Museum. Sonora, Mexico.

2011  Art Project, Pinta Art Fair; curated by Pablo León de la Barra,  London.           

2010  The Planning of Randomness, Post Box Gallery. London.

2010 Volcanes, cables, ahuehuetes, lonas, Vistas desde el romanticismo, (Volcanoes, Cables, Ahuehuetes, Canvas, Views from   Romanticism) Arróniz arte contemporáneo Gallery. Mexico City.

2007 En busca de la inconsistencia (In Search of Inconsistency), Trolebús Gallery. Mexico City.

2005 Intentando omitir lo irrelevante (Attempting to Ignore the Irrelevant), touring exhibition: Museum of the City of Queretaro, Traeger & Pinto Gallery (Mexico City), and Emma Molina Gallery (Monterrey), Mexico.

2000 Recent Work, Alejandro Pintado. Galería Vaknin Schwartz. Atlanta.

1999 Anonymous, El Chopo University Museum. Mexico City.

1998 Mexico City, Federal District, Praxis Gallery. Mexico City.

1998 Drawings, Jaime Sabines Cultural Center. Mexico City.

1995 Cuatro, Tallería Cultural Area. Mexico City. 

 

Selection of Collective Exhibitions

2016     Strange Landscapes, Arlington Arts Center, VA, USA

2016      Crosslines, Smithsonian Museum of Arts, Washington, DC, USA

2015    Todo por ver, Museo de Cuatro Caminos, Ciudad de México

2015      Mexico circa 2000Frederiksværk, Gjethuset Denmark.

2015        Pavillion of Mexico, Universal expo 2015, Milan, Italy.

 2014  Messico circa 2000, Scuderia del Castello Miramare, Turin, Italia.

2013   Coleccionismo, Museo del Tequila, Mexico City..

2012 Resistencia, pintura contemporánea (Resistance, Contemporary Painting), Espacio Diagrama. Mexico City.

2012 Privada luz, Massimo Audiello Gallery. Mexico City.

2011 Escape, Sumarria Lunn Gallery, London.

2011 Urban Dreams, Room Gallery,  London.

2011 Dialéctica del paisaje urbano (Urban Landscape Dialectic), Mural Diego Rivera Museum. Mexico City.

2011 The Lie of the land, ASC Gallery. London.

2010 Colectiva (Collective), Flaere Gallery. London.

2010 Minuscule, Oblong Gallery. London.

2010Summer exhibition, Vitrine Gallery. London.

2010 Special Award Arte laguna. Arsenal, Venecia.

2010Cuatro artistas en el extranjero (Four Artists Abroad), Arocena Museum. Torreon,  Mexico.

 2010 Trayectos, paisaje y memoria, (Trajectories, Landscape and Memory) Contemporary Art in the FEMSA Collection. Touring Exhibition at several venues in Mexico.

2009 Cuadro, Siqueiros Cultural Polyforum. Mexico City.

2009 Landscape Interventions, "Arte sin límites" Foundation. The Hague and Berlin.

2008 Free fall perspective, on line and perception. Montevista, Los Angeles.

2008 Rufino Tamayo Biennial, Rufino Tamayo Contemporary Art Museum. Mexico.

2008 Landscape interventions, I International Moscow Biennial for Young Art, Moscow Museum of Modern Art.

2008 Imágenes multimedia de un mundo complejo (Multimedia Images of a Complex World), Alameda Art Laboratory. Mexico City.

2008 Percepciones (Perceptions), CCMC, curated by Guillermo Santamarina. Mexico City.

2008 Entre ruinas (Among Ruins), Arróniz Contemporary Art. Mexico City.

2008 Preámbulo 1 (Preamble 1), Arocena Museum. Torreon,  Mexico.

2007 Yucatan Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art of Ateneo de Yucatán (MACAY). Merida, Mexico.

2005 Monterrey Biennial, National Center of Arts. Monterrey, Mexico.

2005 Declaraciones (Declarations), National Museum of the Reina Sofía Art Center. Madrid.

2004   XI Photography Biennial, "Centro de la Imagen". Mexico City.

2003 Conversación pictórica en la ciudad de México, (Pictorial Conversation in Mexico City), Museum of Mexico City.

2003 Speedy Gonzalez is German, playing with stereotypes, UTD. Dallas.

2003 Reversible, arteen espacios públicos (Reversible, Art in Public Spaces), Siqueiros Public Art Hall. Mexico City.

2002 Artisima Biennial. Turin.

2002 Imagining different places from one village, Public Intervention, Rodeo Performance Festival, CAMAC, Centre d’art contemporain. Marnay sur-Seine. France  

2001 MA Degree Show, Goldsmiths College, London.

2000 October Salon, Omnilife Award. Guadalajara, Mexico.

 1999 Alfredo Salce Biennial, Museum of Contemporary Art of Morelia. Mexico.

 1999 Fourth Biennial of Monterrey, Museum of Monterrey. Mexico.

1998 Re-vision, Exhibition at the House of the First Printing Press, UAM. Mexico City.

1998 Winter Collective, Vaknin Schwartz Gallery. Atlanta.

1998 Obra negra (Under Constrution), Esmeralda Gallery,  National Center of Arts. Mexico City.

1998 Austellum, Aktueller Mexikanischer Kunts, touring exhibition at Villa Ichon, Bremen, Germany, and the Mexican Consulate in Hamburgo.

1997 New Painting from Mexico City, Fassbender Gallery. Chicago.

1997 Tallería en Tonalli: siete diversidades, (Tonalli Workshops: Seven Diversities) Tonalli Gallery, SEDESOL, Mexico City.

1997 The New Painting from Mexico, Richard J. Daley Civic Center, Chrystal Garden. Chicago.

1997 Entre lo subjetivo y lo absoluto (Between the Subjective and the Absolute), MACAY. Mexico.

1996 Primer premio nacional de pintura Arte joven (First National Prize of Painting, Young Art), Museum of Art of Queretaro. Mexico.

1995 Inauguración Tallería (Workshop Inauguration), Tallería Cultural Area. Mexico City.

Entre lo subjetivo y lo absoluto (Between the Subjective and the Absolute), Cultural Center of Celaya. Mexico.

1994 Antes y después (Before and After), José María Velasco Gallery, INBA. Mexico City.

 

Artist Residencies

 2011 La curtiduría (The Tannery). Oaxaca, Mexico.

2007 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture. Maine.

2003 CAMAC, Centre d’art contemporain Marnay-sur-Seine.

 

Public Collections

Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA.

 Cuervo Foundation Collection. Mexico.

Collection of the Museum   Arocena, Mexico.

Grupo FEMSA, Mexico.

Elgin Community Center, USA.

Grupo Pulsar, Mexico.

Berenberg Bank, Germany.

Private collections in Mexico, United States, France, Italy, Germany, Russia and England.