Alejandro Medina



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b. 1995 Guatemala City, Guatemala
Currently in quarantine



Education


2018    Bachelor of Architecture, Cum Laude, University of Southern California

Awards/Grants


2019    Wall of Scholars Induction, Leavey Library, University of Southern California, USA
2018    Tau Sigma Delta Medal for Excellence in Design, University of Southern California, USA
2018    Discovery Scholar Recognition & Prize Recipient, University of Southern California, USA
2018    Global Scholar Recognition, University of Southern California, USA
2018    A. Quincy Jones Scholarship for Exceptional Promise in Architecture, University of Southern California, USA
2017    William and Neoma Timme Traveling Fellowship, University of Southern California, USA
2017    Julius Shulman Emerging Talent Award (Runner up), Los Angeles Building Council, USA
2016    Thom Mayne Traveling Fellowship, University of Southern California, USA
2015    Ted and Rosemary Tyler Endowed Scholarship, University of Southern California, USA
2015    Gensler/USC Architectural Guild Scholarship, University of Southern California, USA
2013    Presidential Merit Scholarship, University of Southern California, USA

Residencies


2020    Swatch Art Residency, Shanghai, China (upcoming)
2020    Cité Internationale des Arts, Visual Arts Comission, Paris, France
2019    Fondazione Pistoletto Residency Module w/ Cooking Sections, Biella, Italy 
2019    Residency 108, Clermont, New York, USA
2019    Atlantic Center for the Arts w/ Catherine Opie, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, USA

Solo Exhibitions


2020    Extensión, La Nueva Fábrica, Antigua, Guatemala (upcoming)
2018    Reconstrucción, Galeria EXTRA, Project Room, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2017    Mapping Crisis, Galeria EXTRA, Project Room, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2016    Jardín: Experimentos en Tecnología, Arte y Diseño, Fundación G&T, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Group Exhibitions


2019    The Los Angeles Schools, A+D Museum, Los Angeles, USA
2019    Volatilidad, Permanencia, Galeria EXTRA, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2019    Juannio, Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2019    Latin American Contemporary Photography, Cheng Kung University of Tainan, Taiwan
2018    From Across the Pacific Ocean, Taipei International Photo Festival, Taipei, Taiwan
2018    Des/Dibujando, Galeria EXTRA, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2018    Juannio, Museo Ixchel del Traje Indígena, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2017    Forma, Materia, Galeria EXTRA, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2016    Colectiva de Arte Junkabal, Homenaje a Rubén Darío, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2015    Cloudsmoke Installation, Doheny Library, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
2015    Commission for the Writing Center, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
2015    AYUVI Auction, Fundación AYUVI, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2015    Colectiva de Arte Junkabal, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2015    Juannio, Museo de Arte Moderno Carlos Mérida, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2014    Central American Art, Fundación Rozas Botrán, Miami, USA
2014    Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
2014    Colectiva de Arte Junkabal, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2014    Mutación: Miradas de Artistas desde América Central, Dos Mares, Marseille, France
2014    For the Arts, Fototropía, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2014    Juannio, Museo de Arte Moderno Carlos Mérida, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2014    Future Projections, Auckland Festival of Photography, Auckland, New Zealand
2014    Huéspedes del Presente, Centro Centro, Palacio de Cibeles, Madrid, Spain
2013    Latin American Pavilion, Wuhan Museum, Wuhan, China
2013    Across the Seven Seas, Photoville, Brooklyn, USA
2013    Across the Seven Seas, Southampton Center for the Arts, Southampton Village, USA
2013    Pingyao International Photography Festival, Pingyao, China
2013    Geográfica, Fototropía, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2012    Latitudes, Guatephoto Festival, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2012    Geometría, Photoville, Brooklyn, USA
2012    Adentro/Afuera, Galería Incubador, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2011    Nueva Generación, Cantón Expo, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2010    Abstracciones, Todos 4rte, Guatemala City, Guatemala
2010    Guatephoto Festival, Museo de Arte Moderno Carlos Mérida, Guatemala City, Guatemala

Teaching


2018    Teaching Assistant, ARCH-564: Descriptive and Computational Geometry, University of Southern California, USA
2015    Teaching Assistant, ARCH-407: Advanced Computer Applications, University of Southern California, USA

Lectures


2018    USC Trustee Conference, University of Southern California, USA

Press/Publications


2018    Borderless, Taipei International Photography Festival, Taipei, Taiwan
2017    INDEX 2016/2017, USC School of Architecture, University of Southern California, USA
2017    Roski Magazine, Issue 05, USC Roski School of Art & Design, University of Southern California, USA
2017    Latin American Illustration VI, AI-AP, USA
2016    Square Magazine, Issue 701, USA
2015    Latin American Photography IV, AI-AP, USA
2015    Fondazione Pitti Discovery, Project Room, Italy
2015    Picnic Magazine, Issue 61: Made in Latin America, Mexico
2014    f/22, Fotografía en Profundidad, Episode 10, Uruguay
2014    F-Stop Magazine, The Natural World, USA
2013    F-Stop Magazine, Cities Issue, USA
2012    Latin America Week, Artist Interview, Lenscratch, USA