Friday, December 14, 2007

out in north apodaca

taking pictures of the "La nueva Topografia de Nuevo León" project. See pictures here.

by Cristina Kennington

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

nice to be on conscientious


Tuesday, December 4, 2007

2nd place at the PCNW Members´ exhibition

I was awarded the 2nd place by the juror Marisa Sanchez at the PCNW Members’ Exhibition on Friday evening.

good sales at FACE+CAD

I´m back from Mexico City with a total of 7 works sold at the FACE art fair. Thanks very much to those collectors from Mexico city and Oaxaca.

Friday, November 30, 2007

ciudad reconstruida/ solo exhibition in guadalajara

I will be exhibiting 19 prints from the Ciudad/city series from december 6th to january 20th in the Casa Escorza, a center dedicated to promote new contemporary mexican photography. I will also be giving a brief lecture about the show and will be reviewing portfolios.

Thursday, November 22, 2007

FACE+CAD in Mexico City November 29th - December 2nd

Visit the web page for more info.

Friday, November 9, 2007

Lost Rivers selected for the Photographic Center North West members juried exhibition in Seattle, WA

Three images from my Lost Rivers series have been selected for the PCNW MEMBERS’ JURIED EXHIBITION opening the 30th of November.

Friday, November 2, 2007

FACE+CAD in Mexico City November 29th - December 2nd

I´ll have on sale the Sweet Intentions and Dreams series at the Feria de Arte Contemporaneo Emergente from the 29th of november to the 2nd of december at the Centro de Arquitectura y Diseño in Mexico DF. Prices go from $800 to $2100 dls. This is an event put together by the Fundacion Murrieta. Here are the directions on how to get there.

Identidad Nuevo León in Museo Regional Potosino

Identidad Nuevo Leon opens at the Museo Reginal Potosino November 16th 2007.

Friday, October 5, 2007

A Donation

Tomorrow is the opening for the "Mysteries of the Universe" show in the Alfa Planetarium. The show is an effort of the Hogar de la Misericordia to gather funds for its yearly programs that support and assist people with terminal diseases

Identidades Nuevo León Book for sale in Mexico

It´s been a pleasant surprise to know that our book has been doing well and that has reached as far as Spain. Thanks for the support.

The 51 picture show, now part of the Fototeca de Nuevo León Collection has been touring Mexico for almost 2 years. The next stop will be in the Museo Regional of San Luis Potosi.

Bienal FEMSA Monterrey in Mexico City

I´ll be part of the group show opening October 16th in the Antiguo Colegio San Ildelfonso in Mexico DF. My work "Juárez, Junio-Octubre 2006, from the series: La Nueva Topografía de Nuevo León, 2006" received the Jury State Honorable mention.

New FJORDtography

I cant remember where i found the link to this awesome project, but i think it needs to get seen and known. Check it out here.

Congrats to everyone involved in the project. we will enjoy it here in Mexico.


Thursday, October 4, 2007

Bienal de Puebla

I´ve been shortlisted for the 2007 Bienal de Fotografia Puebla, of the University Iberoamericana of Puebla with 4 images of the "La Nueva Topografía de Nuevo León" series.

Good luck to all fellow participants.

Monday, September 3, 2007


Casa de la Cultura la Pergola
San Nicolas, salvador rueda # 201, Colonia anáhuac
teléfono 83321318
San Nicolas

Tuesday, August 21, 2007

hey hot shot honorable mention

for the Sweet Intentions portraits at the Jen Bekman gallery in New York.

Monday, August 13, 2007

Beca/Grant Jovenes Creadores de FONCA 2007-2008

I received the FONCA grant for my New Topographies of Nuevo León series. I´ll be working for another year on the project, and if all goes well, i will be doing a solo show around October -December 2008.

Acquisition prize Reseña Plastica 2007

I´ve been awarded 2 acquisition prizes for Case no.2 and case no. 15 of my sweet intentions series.

Friday, July 13, 2007

Monday, February 19, 2007

2007 Solo exhibitions/ ESPACIOS HABITABLES Photographs by Alejandro Cartagena

March - April ESPACIOS HABITABLES, Curated by Marcela Torres, Sala Hermenegildo Bustos, Universidad de Guanajuato City, Mexico

2007 Solo exhibitions/ IDENTIDAD NUEVO LEON, photographs by Alejandro Cartagena and Ruben Marcos

March - April IDENTIDAD NUEVO LEON and Book presentation "Identidades Nuevo Leon", University of Monterrey, Monterrey City, Mexico

Marzo-Mayo IDENTIDAD NUEVO LEON, Centro Cultural Gomez Morín, Queretaro, Mexico

July - september 30th IDENTIDAD NUEVO LEON, San Pedro Museo de Arte, Puebla, Mexico

September- November IDENTIDAD NUEVO LEON, Museo Regional Potosino, San Luis Potosi, Mexico

hi, welcome to my blog

I´ll keep you posted with my upcoming exhibitions and new images from my projects