Location: Monterrey (Mexico)
Alejandro Cartagena, Mexican (born in 1977 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic) lives and works in Monterrey, Mexico. His projects use landscape and portraiture as a means of examining social, urban and environmental issues. Cartagena’s work has been exhibited internationally in more than 50 group and individual exhibitions in spaces such as the Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art in Paris and the CCCB in Barcelona, and his work is part of the collections of several museums including MOMA in San Francisco, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Photography in Chicago, the MFAH in Houston, the Portland Museum of Art, the West Collection, the Coppel collection, the FEMSA Collection, the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, the George Eastman House and the Santa Barbara Museum of Art and among others.
His work is represented by the Circuit gallery in Toronto, Canada. The Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles and the Galería Patricia Conde in Mexico.