MFA CANDICATE BARCELONA
Native of Maracaibo, Valentina Alvarado Alvarado gained a BA in Graphic Design at the Universidad del Zulia where she has also worked as a professor in the Experimental Arts Faculty. CurrentlystudyingaMFAinUniversidaddeBarcelona.
Her professional career in graphic design has run parallel to her development as a visual artist. She has created the fanzines OK Cúpido and Desvalijando objetos (y otras cosas) since 1986. Alvarado has taken part in the group shows: Salón de Jóvenes Artistas Emergentes (CEVAZ Gallery, 2006), Salón Supercable de Jóvenes Artistas (Feria Internacional de Arte 2011), Propuesta de arte emergente (Centro de Arte Los Galpones, 2011), Reconstruir territorios (Oficina #1 in the Velada Santa Lucía 2011), Reconstruir territorios (Oficina #1, 2011), Prácticas vs. Teoréticas (MACZUL, 2013), JUST MAD Art Fair, Febrero, 2015; Madrid. Mapes Des Orientats, Centro Cívico Pere Pruna, Barcelona, Julio 2015.Salón de Jóvenes Artistas, Los Galpones, Caracas, Agosto 2015.
Historial de navegación (BackroomCaracas, July 2014) was her first solo show. In 2015 she exhibits in JUSTMAD, MadridArtFair; EQXFestival, Barcelona. Mapes Desorientats group exhibition, Pere Prune Center, Barcelona and is part of the video collection in VIVO Media Arts Centre, Vancouver, Canadá.
She will be showing her work in Oberhausen Film Festival next May as a part of selection curated with Latin America related work.