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


Education:
2022 MFA Candidate, University of California, Riverside, CA.
2015 BFA University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History (photography)

Solo*, Two-Persons Exhibitions:
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:
2020
Escape, Photographic Exploration Project, Tête, Berlin, Germany
ReStart
, Lithuanian Photographers Association, Prospekto Galerija, Vilnius, Lithuania

2018
Month of Photography Group Show, MOPLA, by Lucie Foundation, ROW DTLA, Los Angeles, CA
Across an Ocean, ARS Cafe, Honolulu, HI

2017
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

2016
Of Memory Bone and Myth, Colonel Eugene Myers Gallery of Art, University of North Dakota Campus, Grand Forks, ND

2015
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

2014
36th Annual “Commitment to Excellence,” Honolulu Japanese Chamber of Commerce, Honolulu Museum of Art School, HI
Elevate, Curated by Ricky Peters, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu HI

2013
Light, Pauhahi Tower, Honolulu, HI

2010
While You Were Sleeping, Honolulu Contemporary Museum of Arts Cafe, Honolulu, HI 

Awards / Residencies:
2020 Shortlisted: ReStart, Photography Prize, Vilnius, Lithuania 
2020 Gluck Fellowship, University of California, Riverside
2020 Artist in Residence, 3331 Arts Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan
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

Teaching:
2020 Graduate Teaching Assistant / Lead Instructor, University of California, Riverside

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