Alejandro Mazon



 




BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION :


1962 - Born in Havana, Cuba to Spanish parents

1964 - Family returns to Madrid, Spain

1974 - Family re-locates to White Plains New York, USA

1980 - 1984 - Studies painting at the School of Visual Arts in New York City, under the tutelage of
Cuban Master Juan Gonzalez ( 1942 - 1993 )

1984 - 1990 - Years not active

1990 - Moves to Astoria New York, and begins painting in response to the AIDS epidemic and the positive diagnosis of his closest friend Samuel Allen Gericke.

1997 - Moves studio to Riverdale, New York

1998 - Samuel Allen Gericke dies from AIDS complications

2007 - Establishes second studio on Houck Mountain, Walton New York

2008 - Establishes Virtual Gallery


SOLO EXHIBITIONS :

2008 - Art Now Art Fair Claremont Hotel, Miami Beach Fl.
Red Dot Art Fair New York City, NY.
"Paintings from the last days of Eden" Joan Hentschel Gallery, Des Moines IA.

2007 - New Works on Vintage wallpapers
George Billis Gallery, New York, NY.
Arte Americas Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Fl.
"Entre Carne y Espiritu" Aurora Public Art Commission, Aurora Ill.

2006 - Sabbatical

2005 - "Fever Dreams"
George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles Ca.
Arte Americas Coconut Grove Convention Center
Coconut Grove Fl.

2004 - New Works on Vintage wallpapers
George Billis Gallery, New York NY
Art Miami Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Fl.
Arte Americas Coconut Grove Convention Center,
Coconut Grove Fl.

2003 - Works on Paper
George Billis Gallery, New York NY
Art Miami Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Fl.

2002 - New Paintings George Billis Gallery, New York NY

2001 - "Orchids and other Monsters"
Galeria Borinken, New Paltz NY

2000 - "Directions to my House"
Galeria Borinken, New Paltz NY

1999 - Sabbatical

1998 - "Riverdale Skies" Handsel Gallery, Santa Fe NM
"At the Center of the Universe"
Faulty Beagle Gallery, Kunkletown Pa.

1997 - "Ghosts and Memories"
Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables Fl.

1996 - "Walking in Dorothy's Shoes"
Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco Ca.
"Carnival" Faulty Beagle Gallery, Kunkletown Pa.
"Heaven & Hell :
Images between two gardens"
Faulty Beagle Gallery, Kunkletown Pa.

1995 - "Ancient Echoes" Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery, Portland Or.

1994 - "The Spirit and the Flesh, a walk through
the Tarot" Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables Fl.

1993 - "Icons for an Age of Consent"
Chetwyn Stapylton Gallery, Portland Or.



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS :

2009-Arte Ahora
River North Gallery District
Chicago, Ill.

The Art of Buying Art
Aldo Castillo Gallery
Chicago, Ill.




2004 - Inaugural exhibition George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles Ca.

2003 - "Round"
George Billis Gallery, New York NY.

2001 - The Object as Art Bender Fine Arts, Atlanta Ga.

2000 - "Sassy, Sexy, Sordid, Surreal"
Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles Ca.
"Three Horizons" Bender Fine Arts, Atlanta Ga.
"The Surrealist Evolution" Monique Goldstrum Gallery, New York NY.

1999 - "Reconceptualization of a Vision" Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York NY
"Image of Latin America" ( I & II ) Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York NY
"Dia de los Muertos" Carmen Lewellyn Gallery, New Orleans, La.
"Shared Sensibilities" Bender Fine Arts, Atlanta Ga.
Gallery Artists Galeria Borinken, New Paltz NY.

1998 - Latin American Art in the 90s'
St. John's University, Long Island City NY.
"Three Latin Americans"
Galeria Borinken, New Paltz NY
"Outlook '98" Pelham Art Center, Pelham NY
"New Space, New Art"
Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco Ca.
"Sacred Spaces"
Handsel Gallery, Santa Fe NM.
Texas National Exhibition SFA Gallery, Nacogdoches Tx
"Window to the Strange"
Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery, Portland OR

1997 - "Crossing Borders"
Chetwynd Stapylton Gallery, Portland OR.
Art America
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami FL.
Emerging Art
Handsel Gallery, Santa Fe NM.
Art in Latin America
Nassau County Museum of Art, Nassau County NY.
"Dead Nature"
Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco CA.
"For the Birds"
Bucheon Gallery, San Francisco CA.

1996 - Director's Choice ( I & II )
Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables FL.
Art Miami
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami FL.

1995 - Latin American visions :
Works by emerging young artists.
Thomas Center Gallery, Jacksonville FL.
Art Miami
Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami FL.

1994 - "The Narrative Edge"
Pelham Art Center, Pelham NY

1993 - Latin American Selections
Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables FL.

1992 - New Surrealism
Virginia Miller Gallery, Coral Gables FL.



MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

El Museo del Barrio
New York City, NY

Austin Museum of Fine Arts, Laguna Gloria TX
Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach CA.
Bass Museum of Art, Miami FL.
Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto PA.