Bio

Angela Alés is an artist born in Barranquilla, Colombia, of Andalusian and Lebanese descent. Alés moved to the United States in 1984 and graduated from Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, in New York City. She received her MFA from the Miami International University of Art and Design. She is a dedicated student of philosophies and world religions and her spirituality has emerged as central themes in her work. She has participated in over 30 collective and individual exhibitions in the US and Central and South America. She is also an accomplished Educator with 20 years of teaching experience. She specializes in teaching Drawing and Painting as well as preparing students for acceptance into top ranked Universities and Art Magnet Programs.

 

Angela Alés es una artista nacida en Barranquilla, Colombia, de descendecia Andaluza y Libanesa. Alés se trasladó a los Estados Unidos en 1984 y en 1993 se graduó de Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art en la ciudad de New York. Recibió su maestria en Bellas Artes en la Universidad Internacional de Arte y Diseño en Miami. Es una ardua estudiante de las filosofías y religiones mundiales, lo cual se manifiesta como tema central en su obra. Ha participado en más de 30 exhibiciones individuales y colectivas en los Estados Unidos, en Centro y Sur America.

EDUCATION

 

Miami International University of Art and Design, Miami, Fl, MFA, 2011

 

The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY, B.F.A., 1993

 

New World School of the Arts, Miami, Fl., H.S., 1989

EXHIBITIONS

 

"Solo Show", Bowersock Gallery, Provincetown, MA, 2019

"GRAVITY", Sprinkler Factory, Worcester, MA, 2019

 

"Dialogue", Sidell Gallery at Essex Art Center, Lawrence, MA, 2018

 

Solo Show, Kendall Center for the Arts, Miami, FL, 2018

“High Frequencies”, Milander Art Center, Miami, FL, 2017

National Association of Women Artists Member Show, NY, NY, 2016

“Incarnate“ Two Person Show, Gallery Z, Lowell, Ma., 2016

 

“Archetypes”, One Woman Show, Galatea Gallery, Boston, Ma., 2016

 

“The Human Condition", Loading Dock Gallery, Lowell, Ma., 2015

 

Parish Center for the Arts, Westford, Ma., 2015

 

“Cultural Immigrants", Chelmsford Gallery, Chelmsford, Ma., 2015

 

"Unified Dissonance", Loading Dock Gallery, Lowell, Ma., 2014

 

"Annual Juried Exhibit", Whistler Museum of Art, Lowell, Ma., 2014

 

SOBO Art Center, Winter Garden, Fl. 2013

 

Platform Art Annual Exhibition, Lakeland, Fl., 2013

 

Jasper Gallery, Daytona Beach, Fl., 2013

 

Vargas Gallery, Fort Lauderdale, Fl., 2012

 

Beck’s Artist Exhibition, Wynwood, Fl., 2011

 

Artisan Series, Wynwood, Fl., 2011

 

First Annual Sister Cities International Artist Showcase, Miami Beach, Fl., 2011

 

Coconut Grove Art Festival Gallery, Coconut Grove, Fl., 2011

 

S0HO Art Pavillion, Miami Design District, Fl., 2010

SOLO Exhibition, Miami, Fl., 2010

 

Arteamerica, Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, Fl., 2010

 

One Woman Show, Galeria Real, San Jose, Costa Rica. 2006

One Woman Show, Colombian Consulate, Coral Gables, Fl., 2004

 

Ara Gallery , Color y Símbolos de lo Sagrado, Coral Gables, Fl., 2002

 

La Boheme, Coral Gables, Fl., 16/2002

Ara Gallery Cultural Center, “el”, Coral Gables, Fl., 2002

 

Union Planters Bank, Cultural Friday, Coral Gables, Fl., 2001

 

Calle Ocho, One Year Anniversary Cultural Friday, Miami, Fl, 2001

 

Art Cartagena, Museo Naval de Cartagena, Cartagena, Colombia, 2000

 

Collective Exhibition, Colombian Consulate, Coral Gables, Fl., 2000

 

Collective Exhibition, La Palette Gallery, Coral Gables, Fl., 2000

 

“Símbolos del 2000”, Jorge Sorí Gallery, Coral Gables, Fl., 2000

 

Lenny Krawitz, Auction for Kids 2000, Miami Beach, Fl., 1999

 

Collective Exhibition, Colombian Consulate, Coral Gables, Fl., 1999

 

Nashville Museum of Art, Collective Exhibition, Nashville, TN,. 1998

 

Collective Exhibition, Colombian Consulate, Coral Gables, Fl., 1998

 

“Dimensions”, Colombian Fine Arts Foundation, Coral Gables, Fl., 1998

 

"Dialogo”, Colombian Fine Arts Foundation, Coral Gables, Fl., 1998

 

Street Dance Factory, Collective Exhibition, Coral Gables, Fl., 1997

 

“Dreams”, Collective Exhibition, Coral Gables, Fl., 1997

 

Colombian Fine Arts Benefit Auction, Colombian Consulate, Coral Gables, Fl., 1997

 

One Woman Exhibition, Colombian Consulate, Coral Gables, Fl., 1994

 

One Woman Exhibition, The Cooper Union Great Hall Gallery, NY, NY 1993

Goya Exhibition, The Cooper Union Great Hall Gallery, NY, NY 1993

BIBLIOGRAPHIES

 

The Harvard Advocate, March 2019

 

Torosiete Magazine, January 2019, Volume 3

 

New York City Public Schools chooses "Building a Nation" as part of their Civics Curriculum. 2018

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El Heraldo, Gente Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia, 2011

 

El Nuevo Herald (Especial), Miami, (8/24/2002)

 

Diccionario Internacional De Arte (2000)

 

Arte America, Miami, Fl. (1999)

 

L’Art, Miami, Fl. (1999)

 

El Nuevo Herald, Galería, Miami, Fl., (09/1999)

 

El Nuevo Herald, Galería, Miami, Fl., (05/1999)

 

Imagen Latino Americana, Miami, Fl (1994)

 

“Lea” Magazine, Miami, Fl. (1994)

 

“Come to Learn, Leave to Lead”, NY (1994)

 

“Chronicle of Higher Education”, Washington, D.C., 1993

 

El Heraldo, Colombia Cultural, Barranquilla, Colombia, 1992

 © 2019 by Angela Alés. 

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