Alex Delapena
b. 1989, Subic Bay, Philippines 
Resides: Los Angeles, CA

2022 MFA, University of California, Riverside, CA
2015 BFA, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI

Solo*, Two-Persons Exhibitions
2023 Forth Passing Empty, No Moon LA / The Fulcrum, Los Angeles, CA*
2022 Soft Traces, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
2021 A Whistle Is a Thread For The Weight of a Lure, Phyllis Gill Gallery, Riverside CA*
2020 Boundary Artifacts, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, B108, Tokyo, Japan*
2017 In The Pale, Treehouse, Honolulu, HI* 
2015 Reminisce or Swallow, Gallery of Hawaii Artist (GOHA), Waikiki, HI*
2015 Degenerate, Eight Elements Camera, Honolulu, HI*
2014 Muri, Treehouse, Honolulu, HI
2014 Reminisce & Swallow, Studio 114 A Gallery, Honolulu, HI

Group Exhibitions
After/Image 01: The Third Terrian, After/Time Collective, Portland, OR
Books and Things, Helen J Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
A Birds Eye View, Aupuni Space, Honolulu, HI
Out from the Dark, UCR MFA Thesis Exhibition, Culver Center of the Arts, Riverside, CA 

After Afterlife, The Fulcrum, Los Angeles, CA

Escape, Photographic Exploration Project, Tête, Berlin, Germany
, Lithuanian Photographers Association, Prospekto Galerija, Vilnius, Lithuania

Month of Photography Group Show, MOPLA, by Lucie Foundation, ROW DTLA, Los Angeles, CA
Across an Ocean, ARS, Honolulu, HI

Silver Nitrate, Downtown Photo Collective, Los Angeles, CA
Heavy Love, In4mation, Honolulu, HI
Midwest Photo Emerge, Center Gallery at the Midwest Center for Photography, Wichita, KS
10th Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, Greenville, NC

Of Memory Bone and Myth, Colonel Eugene Myers Gallery of Art, University of North Dakota Campus, Grand Forks, ND

Unabridged, 2015 BFA Exhibition, University of Hawaii at Manoa Department of Art and Art History, Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI
Waikiki by Analog Sunshine Recorders, Treehouse, Honolulu, HI
The Times We Share, The Manifest, Honolulu, HI
Proof of Cancellation, University of Hawaii at Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History, Common's Gallery, Honolulu, HI

36th Annual “Commitment to Excellence,” Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu Museum of Art School, HI

Light, Pauhahi Tower, Honolulu, HI

2023 The Center of Photography at Woodstock, Kingston, NY
2020 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan

2023 Honorable Mention: Innovate Grant, Photography, Winter
2022 Shortlisted: LENSCRATCH, 2022 Student Prize: 25 to Watch 
2021 MFA Graduate Fellowship, University of California, Riverside
2020-2021 Gluck Fellowship, University of California, Riverside
2020 Shortlisted: ReStart, Photography Prize, Vilnius, Lithuania 
2019-2020 Assistant Gluck Teaching Fellowship, University of California, Riverside
2019 Dean's Distinguished Fellowship Award. University of California, Riverside
2015 Hawaii Camera Award, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History
2014-2015 Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Photography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History

2023 Instructor, Pasadena City College, CA
2023 Instructor, Los Angeles Community College District, Robert F. Kennedy Community Schools, CA
2022 Instructor, University of Californa, Riverside, CA
2020-2022 Graduate Teaching Assistant / Lead Instructor, University of California, Riverside, CA

2017 Diffusion, Volume IX, Artfully Crafted Photography Annual, One Twelve Publishing
2016 Transience, Curator: Adam Finkelston, L.A. Photo Curator (online)

Alex Delapena’s Mirages for the Camera, Innovate Grant, April 3 2023