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

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:
Escape, Photographic Exploration Project, Tête, Berlin, Germany. (forthcoming)
, 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 Cafe, 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.
Elevate, Curated by Ricky Peters, University of Hawaii at Manoa.

Light, Pauhahi Tower, Honolulu, HI.

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.

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

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