Meet the Artist: Alejandrina Calderoni

Alejandrina Calderoni will be exhibiting at Spectrum Miami 2022 this future November. Get to know the artist below!

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Q: Who are you and what do you do?

A: Alejandrina Calderoni. Mexican Self taught artist who lives and functions in Los Cabos, México. A substantial aspect of my perform is based on diverse approaches these kinds of as collage, acrylic, oil, encaustic and etching prints. I am profoundly influenced by the feminine determine in motion in disciplines such as ballet and flamenco and the stillness of female bodies or portraits that mirror both a void or a thought that relates to the context of residing in a certain minute. I imagine that times of stillness gives us the possibility to obtain information and peace. 

Q: What is your history?

A: Born in Monterrey, Mexico researched abroad in the United States and Europe, with a bachelor’s Degree in International Business.  For the duration of my university several years, I started off experimenting with diverse artwork approaches, I consider myself a self-taught artist, but I experienced quite an exciting upbringing,  My mother RIP was a psychologist, a sculptor, a flamenco dancer, and a guitar player… my brother also performed the drums, piano, and the guitar, so I grew up surrounded by new music and in art live shows, artwork exhibitions, dance festivals, and literature groups. I sense so blessed to be brought that way, I believe that that artwork gives us a feeling of freedom, but also will make us extra empathic with our environment. I certainly consider that artwork unifies quite a few variations that need to be avoided to attain peace.

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Q: How do you operate?

A: I initially check out to investigation the color palette that I will be working with. The songs is also an incredible critical for my imagination, I start off with number of sketches and then I continue freely the process by painting the canvas.

Q: What artwork and artist do you most determine with? How have they motivated you?

A: I like expressionism, Impressionism, and modern artwork. My preferred artists are Gustav Klimt and Willem de Kooning,  as for living artists Lita Callebut, I really like her perform.  

Q: What has been your favourite encounter so much as an artist?

A:  The working day I received my to start with acquisition prize in a Visible Arts Bienalle, the instant I observed my get the job done exhibited at the Grand Palais Museum in Paris, and the grant I been given from FONCA ( Fomento Nacional para la Cultura y las Artes).  Really crucial times in my career.

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Q: What is the finest suggestions you have been given?

A: To have self-control and consistency in my art procedure, and to get judgments with gratitude, considering the fact that we are all diverse each and every opinion can be a new map to be researched.

Q: When you are now working, where by can we come across you?

A: In my studio in San José del Cabo, BCS Mexico

Q: How has your job as an artist shifted during the previous two years? And did the pandemic have an affect on your art?

A: It was really a wrestle, as well a great deal discomfort and reduction surrounding the globe was difficult to see, and we misplaced good buddies in the course of action, as an artist my shift was to reach within just and locate peace of brain, I begun portray faces, making an attempt to think about the voids that desired to be filled and try to remember that we have to have human call to thrive. Im grateful for the times that I spent with my beloved and closest ones