ROCIO ALCAMAN - Visual Artist


Based in Geneva. Currently a friend of Espacio Gallery, London and the Atelier GE grave, Geneva.

Working around the concept of evolution, impermanence and the awaked dreaming she is producing drawings, prints, paintings, installations and digital art.

The artist has been active in a number of fields, including illustration, theatre scenography, restoration and conservation and teaching. Her work is influenced both by her experiences and the cultural diversity she has encountered.


CV

Education

1999 B.F.A. In Fine Arts, Honors Degree, Minor in Printmaking, Universidad Finis Terrae, Santiago, Chile
2004 B. Degree English to Spanish Interpretation, INCENI School of Interpreters, Stgo, Chile

Workshops & Seminars

2014 "Intaglio techniques", Atelier Genevois de Gravure, GE grave, Geneva, Switzerland.
2010 "Washi: Fabrication of Japanese Paper", Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Stgo, Chile
1999 "Libro de Artista", Universidad Finis Terrae, Stgo, Chile


Solo Shows

2012
• "Here and there", Arte Moris, Dili, East Timor, Sep


Collective Exhibitions

2019
"Art Contemporain D'Amerique Latine", International School of Geneva, Switzerland. 23 Jan-28 Feb.

2017
"Ouvre toi", Atelier GEgrave, Geneva, Switzerland. 14-15 Oct.

2017
• "Gallerie de Portraits", Villa Dutoit, Geneva, Switzerland. 14-7 Oct.

2017
• "Carnets 2017", Halle Nord Gallerie d'art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland. 7-19Aug.

2016
• "Original Print Fair 2016", Espacio Gallery, London, UK. 3-13Nov.

2016
• "Seduction & Desire", Espacio Gallery, London, UK. 5-10July.

2016
• "In Translation", Espacio Gallery, London, UK. 4-11April.

2015
• "Portes Ouvertes", Aterlier GEgrave, Geneva, Switzerland.

2015
• "Impressions/ Multiples, Reliefs & Creux", Abbaye de Baume Les Messieurs, France, 1-2 Sep.

2014
• "Portes Ouvertes", Aterlier de Genevois de Gravure, Geneva, Switzerland, 2 Oct.

2013
• "Pinta Rapido", Chelsea Old Town Hall, London, UK. 14Jul.

2010
• "Summer Exhibition", Royal Academy, London, UK. Jun- Aug.

• "ETNIA", in the Chilean Embassy, Brussels, Belgium, 2010.

2009
• "ETNIA", Art Fair in Espace Wallonie, Brussels, Belgium. Oct- Nov

• "Summer Exhibition", Royal Academy, London, UK, Jun- Aug.
Summer Exhibition received 13.000 artists applications. Only 1.200 were selected to exhibit. It was seen by 250.000 visitors.

2008
• "Free for Wall", Brick Lane Gallery, London, UK.

• "De la morale a l’illustration", Alliance Française de Bangui, Central African Republic.

2000
• "1er Salon de Alumnos Universidad Finis Terrae", Centro Cultural Montecarmelo, Santiago, Chile.

1999
• "Libro de Artista", Chilean and Latinoamerican exhibition, CTC Fundación Telefónica, Santiago, Chile.


Theatre collaboration
2007
• “Oscar y la Dama Rosa”, theatre play, Bellavista Theatre, Santiago, Chile.
2006
• “Yo Y YOU”, theatre play, Centro Espantagruélico, Santiago, Chile.


Residencies
2008
• Alliance Française de Bangui, Central African Republic. The residency was together with local artists.

Illustration Projects
2011
• Digital Illustrations commisioned by Shangri-la Institute, for the different projects that they are running in China:"Community Education for Sustainable Development", "Water School for a living Yangtze", "Climate
Change Education".

2009
• Digital Illustration for a bottle label commissioned by a Binational (Chilean/Argentinian) wine maker.

Articles written about the artist
2009
• El Mostrador, "La chilena que puso sus cuervos a Londres", Mirko Macari, June 15
• Informativo Bicentenario, Chilean Consulate and Embassy in London, Andrea Carvajal Sandoval, Page 17. Jun 4th


Classes and Workshops Taught by the artist

2012 Arte Moris, Art School, Dili, East Timor
This classes were Promoted, Designed, Implemented and Conducted by the Artist specially for this establishment, which is the only Art School in East Timor.

- Basic Drawing Workshop for Local Students, Apr- May.
- Watercolour Workshop for Local Students, Jun.
- Ink Workshop for Local Students, Jul- Aug.
- Printmaking Workshop, Linocut, for Local artists, Nov- Dec.
- Still Life /Human Figure Drawing Classes for Local and International Students, Aug-Dec.
(First time that local students had a real live model)
Video: youtu.be/pLQBo1Az4LM
Photos: www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151061436283096.43707...


2012 Private Art Classes for Internationals Adults and Children in Dili, East Timor
Drawing, Watercolour and Oil Painting.

2007 Active Learning, London, UK
Art Classes for Children. Including Painting, Drawing and Clay modeling

2000 Planeta Tierra, Santiago, Chile
Art Classes for Children. Including Painting, Drawing, Clay modeling and Craft activities.


Contact:

rocioalcaman@gmail.com


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Name:
Rocio Alcaman
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