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Curriculum Vitae

Education

2007–2010 – PhD in Fine Arts (Photography), RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

2006 – Master’s Degree in Photography at the Libera Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy.

1997–2004 – B.F.A/M.A. in Fine Arts at the Polytechnic University “San Carlos”, Valencia, Spain.

2002 – Photography program Columbia College Chicago, Florence, Italy.

2002 – Promoe program at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, U.S.A.

2000–2001 – Erasmus program at the Accademia delle Belle Arti “Aldo Galli”, Como, Italy.

1993–2001 – Bachelor in Classical Music, Royal Conservatory of Music, Albacete, Spain.

Specialized Courses

2016- Wet Collodion, Course with Borut Peterlin, Fotonomia, Florence, Italy.

2015- Fotografia Liquida, Course with Juan Curto, Node Center.

2014- Photography Restoration and Preservation, Fondazione Fratelli Alinari, Florence, Italy.

2014- Art, Science and Technology Course with Valentina Montero Peña, Visions of Art.

2013- Night Photography Specialization Course with “El Niño de las Luces”, Madrid, Spain.

2013- Adobe Lightroom 5 Specialization Course, Fotografia Firenze, Florence, Italy.

2012- “Encaustic Photography” Workshop on alternative printing technique with Jennifer Drucker, Arezzo&Fotografia, Arezzo, Italy.

2012- “History of Photography through the printing techniques of the time” Workshop on alternative printing techniques from the XIX century, Arezzo&Fotografia, Arezzo, Italy.

2011- “Dusting on” Workshop on alternative printing technique with Lamberto Formiconi, Arezzo&Fotografia, Arezzo, Italy.

2010- Hand Flash and Professional Lightning Specialization Course, Aula Imagenat, Madrid, Spain.

2007- Photography workshop: PhotoEspaña with Andres Serrano, Madrid, Spain.
Employment

2011 – present, Professor of photography at SRISA School of Art, Florence, Italy.

2011 – 2014, Professor of photography at Florence Design Accademy, Florence, Italy.

2010 – present, Professor of photography at Libera Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy.

2010 – present, Professor of photography at ISI Florence (Palazzo Rucellai), Florence, Italy.

2005–2007, Professor of photography at ISI Florence (Palazzo Rucellai), Florence, Italy.

2003–2007, Professor of photography at ART.E School of Photography and Design, Italy.

Scholarships and Awards

2015 Honourable Mention in Fine Arts Portfolio Photography, MIFA Moscow International Foto Awards, Moscow, Russia.

2014, 3rd: prize Category Fine Art Special Effects, MIFA Moscow International Foto Awards, Moscow, Russia.

2014 Finalist in the Photography Contest of Knives, Museum of Albacete, Albacete, España.

2013 Finalist in the London International Creative Competition 2013, London, United Kingdom.

2008 Postgraduate PhD Scholarship CCM 2008, Caja Castilla-La Mancha, Toledo, Spain.

2008 Honourable Mention in Photography, 2008 Culturas “Lenguajes. Ceros y Unos”, Madrid, Spain.

2008 Finalist in the XXVI Photography Contest, “Junta Mayor de Hermandades” de Gandía, Valencia, Spain.

2008 Finalist in the “Photography” category in the Certamen jóvenes artistas Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.

2008 Finalist in the II Festival of Digital Photography and Video ”Foconorte”, Santander, Spain.

2007, 3rd: prize Colour, XIV National Photography Contest, Burgos, Spain.

2007, 1st prize B&W, XIV National Photography Contest, Burgos, Spain.

2005, 2006, 2007 Art Scholarship from Junta de Comunidades de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain.

2005 Master of Photography Scholarship from the Libera Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy.

2005 Finalist in Digital Art contest XXXII Premio Bancaixa, Valencia, Spain.

2005 Finalist in photography contest Arte Latina, Madrid, Spain.

2004, 2nd prize, Photography Contest at Certamen jóvenes artistas Castilla- La Mancha, Spain.

2001, 2002, 2003, 2007 Artist Scholarship, from the Diputación of Albacete, Spain.

Personal Exhibitions

2012 “Sepia”, (ACDA) Asociación Castellano Manchega de Divulgación Artística, Bonete, Spain.

2010 “Cryptographic Identity”, RMIT School of Art Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

2007 “Ashes”, Sala de Exposiciones Centro Municipal El Carmen, Murcia, Spain.

2006 “Negraserie” Foto-Galerie Lind, Villach, Austria.

2005 “Negraserie”, Auditorium Niels Stensen, Florence, Italia.

Collective Exhibitions (selection)

2016 “Plus” Sala Sempere, Museo de la Universidad de Alicante (MUA), Alicante, Spain.

2016 “Electrical Bodies” Las Cigarreras, Photoalicante International Photography Festival, Alicante, Spain.

2015 “The Fifth Annual Exposure Photography Award” Louvre, Paris, France.

2015 “The Emerging Image” University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA.

2014 “XIV Edición Concurso Fotografía” Museo de la Cuchillería, Albacete, Spain.

2013 “Meeting in Florence 2013” International Art Exhibition at Dante’s House Gallery, Società delle Belle Arti, Florence, Italy.

2013 “Small” International Photo Exhibition at Genkan Gallery, Matsudo-shi, Chiba, Japan.

2012 “4 por 4 más 1” La Lisa Arte Contemporáneo Gallery, Albacete, Spain.

2012 “Breathe and Believe” International Art Exhibition at Castello Normanno Svevo, Sannicandro di Bari, Italy.

2011 “4 por 4” Arte por Arte Gallery, Fudación Alfonso y Luz Castillo, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2011 “Suite Lunar: Paisajes Microscópicos” Galería Mercedes Perona, Albacete, Spain.

2011 “Macro-Micro” Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy.

2010 “Snap to Grid” Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA), Los Angeles, California, USA.

2010 “Fotogenio 2010” Internacional Fair of Photography, Mazarrón, Murcia, Spain.

2010 “Fashion” Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, Russia (catalogue).

2008 “Botanica”, Pigment Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

2008 “Manege” Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg, Russia (catalogue).

2008 “Findings” School of Art Gallery, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia.

2008 XXVI “Junta Mayor de Hermandades” Casa de Cultura Marqués Gonzales, Gandía, Valencia, Spain.

2008 “II Festival of Digital Photography and Video”, Centro Cultural Madrazo, Santander, Spain.

2007 “Certámenes Nacionales 2007” Real Monasterio de San Agustín, Burgos, Spain (catalogue).

2007 “Tripping the Light Fantastic”, Agora Gallery, New York, USA (catalogue).

2006 “Different Dimension”, Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Russia (catalogue).

2006 “Well Done”, Instituto Galileo, Florence, Italy.

2006 “Clessidra”, Vera Pietra Serena, Florence, Italy.

2006 “Lo sguardo dell’altro” Art Gallery Renessans, Florence, Italy.

2006 “Sul e dell’oggetto” Libera Accademia di Belle Arti LABA, Florence, Italy.

2005 Centro Cultural La Asuncion, Albacete, Spain (catalogue).

2005 The Institute of Modern Art of Valencia (IVAM), Valencia, Spain (catalogue).

2005 Salón de Actos Junta Municipal de Latina, Madrid, Spain.

2004 Museo Provincial, Albacete, España (catalogue).

2004 Sala de Exposiciones del Palacio del Infantado, Guadalajara, Spain.

2004 Sala de Exposiciones del Archivo Histórico Provincial, Toledo, Spain.

2004 (finger) PRINT (SACI) Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy.

Refereed Paper/Conference

2008 IADIS International Conference “Visual Communication 2008: Creative Industries, Photography and Culture”

Cryptographic Identity: The Construction of Photographic Images Based on Biometric Material Information, Amsterdam, Holland.

Publications

2016 “Vorrei”, Photographs and illustrations for Corso di lingua italiana di livello elementare 1, Baldini, S., Marini, D., Firenze, Firenze Univesity Press, 2016.
ISBN 978-88-6453-304-9 (print)
ISBN 978-88-6453-305-6 (online)

2013 “FronteraD”, Digital Magazine, La piel del cuerpo humano como si de una plancha serigráfica se tratara, viewed 3rd March 2013, http://www.fronterad.com/?q=piel-cuerpo-humano-como-si-plancha-serigrafica-se-tratara&page=&pagina=1

2009 “Art 967”, Magazine, n. July to December, Albacete, Spain.

2009 “Impracabeza”, Digital Magazine, n. 6 September, viewed 15th April 2010, http://www.impracabeza.org/numeros/06/issue06septiembre2009.html

2009 “Hair Anthology”, Art-Book, Boccalatte Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia.

2009 “Reflejos”, Art-Book, Melbourne Reflections, Poetica Christi Press, Melbourne, Australia.

2006 “Photo and Video” Magazine, no. August, Russia.

Art Residency

2016 “Plus II Residencias Formativas de Creación e Investigación Artística” at M.U.A. (Museum of Alicante University), Alicante, Spain.

Languages

Spanish – mother tongue

English – Title of Advanced English as a second language, Escuela Oficial de Idiomas, Spain.

Italian – Title of Advanced Italian as a second language, Escuela Oficial de Idiomas, Spain.

French – DELF B1, Institut Francais, Italy.