Chronology

 
1977 Born, Dominican Republic
   


Awards

 
2013 NPPA best of Journalism Awards, Contemporary Issues Story, 2nd Place
   
2013 POYI Latinamerica Vida Cotidiana Series, 2nd Place
   
2013 2013 Photo Grant, Photographic Museum of Humanity
   
2012 Foam Talent, Amsterdam
   
POYI Reportage Division -- Feature Picture Story-- Award of Excellence
   
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Solo Exhibitions

 
2014 Carpoolers, Georgetown University's Spagnuolo Art Gallery, Washington, DC
   
2014 Small Guide to Home Ownership, Museo de Arte Moderno, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
   
2014 Small Guide to Home Ownership, Art Museum of the Americas, Washington DC
   
2014 Bliss, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   
2014 Carpoolers, photo-eye Bookstore + Project Space, Santa Fe, NM
   
2013 Los Car Poolers, Espacio cultural Metropolitano de Tampico, Mexico
   
2013 The Carpoolers, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   
2012 Suburbia Mexicana, Kopeikin, Los Angeles
   
2012 Car Poolers, Breda Photofestival, Holland
   
2012 Car Poolers, Centro de la Imagen, Dominican Republic
   
2012 Car Poolers, la Fototeca, Guatemala
   
2011 Suburbia Mexicana, Circuit Gallery, Toronto, Canada
   
2011 Suburbia Mexicana, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC
   
2011 Suburbia Mexicana, Museo de Arte Musas, Hermosillo Sonora, Mexico
   
2011 People of Suburbia, Alianza Francesca de Guatemala, Guatemala City
   
2011 Dulces Intenciones, Universidad de Nuevo Leon, Mexico
   
2010 Suburbia Mexicana, Bluesky Gallery, Portland, OR
   
2010 Lost Rivers, Circuit Gallery, Toronto, Canada
   
2010 Suburbia Mexicana, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
   
2010 Suburbia Mexicana, Monterrey International Airport, Monterrey, Mexico
   
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Group Exhibitions

 
2014 Invisible Migrations, Alice Austen House, New York, NY
   
2014 Reverse Gaze: Contemporary Mexican Photography, Bronx Documentary Center, New York, NY
   
2013 Revisiones: El Paisaje Fotográfico, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Oaxaca, Mexico
   
2013 POY (Pictures of the Year), Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA
   
2013 Perspectives of Landscape, Galleria Browning, Asolo, Italy
   
2013 Premio Latinoamericano de Fotografía, La Casa del Bicentenario, Buenos Aires, Argentina
   
2013 Bienal de Fotografía Centro de la Imagen, Centro Nacional de las Artes, Mexico City, Mexico
   
2013 Occidente Nuevo: Recycled Tijuana, mariposa studios, Tijuana, Mexico
   
2013 The Fence, Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Park / Flash Forward Fesival, Boston, MA
   
2013 iii bienal juarez - el paso biannial 2013, El Paso Museum of Art and the Museo de Arte de Ciudad Juarez,
   
2013 Photography in Mexico, Bakersfield Museum of Art, United States
   
2013 Photography in Mexico, Sonoma County Museum, United States
   
2012 Photography in Mexico: Selected Works from the Collections of SFMOMA, Daniel Greenberg, and Susan Steinhauser, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
   
2011 Public Works, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
   
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Collections

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Fransico, CA
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Harry Ransom Center, University of Texas, Austin
Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR
University of Maine, Orono, ME
Joaquim Paiva Collection, Sao Paolo, Brazil
Sinafo/ Fototeca Nacional del Inah, Pachuca, Mexico
Fototeca del Centro de las Artes, Monterrey, Mexico
Fondo de la Casa de la Cultura de Nuevo León, Conarte, Monterrey, Mexico
Universidad de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico
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Bibliography

Carpoolers. Alejandro Cartagena. Self Published, 2014 (photo-eye Cat# ZG042H)
 
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Education

 
2009 - 2011 Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Masters of Visual Arts
 






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