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ALEJANDRA ROJAS CONTRERAS´S PORTFOLIO CHILEAN VISUAL ARTIST


I. PRINTINGS

Title: "Sky blue landscape" Dimensions and medium: 21 x 40 cm., wood engraving Date: 2002 In my artistic development I have had several experiences with printing and the colour has always been a protagonist. Page 2


Title: "Mountain" Dimensions and medium: 15 x 21 cm., wood engraving Date: 2002

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Title: "Whirl I" Dimensions and medium: 30 x 35 cm., wood engraving Date: 2002

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Title: "Whirl II" Dimensions and medium: 30 x 35 cm., wood engraving Date: 2002

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Title:"Malamadre I" Dimensions and medium: 40 x 60 cm., silk-screen printing Date: 2006 Page 6


Title:"Malamadre II" Dimensions and medium: 40 x 60 cm., silk-screen printing Date: 2006 Page 7


Title:"Malamadre III" Dimensions and medium: 40 x 60 cm., silk-screen printing Date: 2006 Page 8


Title:"Malamadre IV" Dimensions and medium: 40 x 60 cm., silk-screen printing Date: 2006 Page 9


II. PAINTINGS

Title: "Cabbage" Dimensions and medium: 70 x 240 cm., oil on canvas Date: 2002 During this period, I worked intensively regarding the microcosm that is possible to be found in nature. For this reason my models were some vegetables or some plants.

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Title: "Oranges" Dimensions and medium: 90 x 110cm., oil on canvas Date: 2001

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Title: "Tomato" Dimensions and medium: 50 x 70 cm., oil on canvas Date: 2001

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Title: "Onion" Dimensions and medium: 90 x 130 cm., oil on canvas Date: 2002

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Title: "Lemon" Dimensions and medium: 22 x 30 cm., oil on canvas Date: 2002

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Title: "Lemon" Dimensions and medium: 22 x 30 cm., oil on canvas Date: 2002

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Title: "Grass I" Dimensions and medium: 22 x 30cm., oil on canvas Date: 2002

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Title: "Grass II" Dimensions and medium: 22 x 30cm., oil on canvas Date: 2002

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Title: "Grass III" Dimensions and medium: 22 x 30cm., oil on canvas Date: 2002

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III. MURALS

Title: No Dimensions and medium: 100 x 400 cm., paper Date: November 2003 I worked for ten years carrying out monthly murals for the school entrance (Colegio Instituci贸n Teresiana), and this summary shows their evolution across time.

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Title: No Dimensions and medium: 100 x 400 cm., paper Date: November 2004

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Title: No Dimensions and medium: 100 x 400 cm., paper Date: May 2006

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Title: No Dimensions and medium: 100 x 400 cm., paper Date: March 2007

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Title: No Dimensions and medium: 100 x 400 cm., paper Date: October 2008

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Title: No Dimensions and medium: 100 x 400 cm., paper Date: July 2009

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Title: "Universe" Dimensions and medium: 1000 x 2500 cm., tempera on canvas Date: Dicember 2009 This mural had been accomplished with my students at school. Page 25


Some Details Title: "Universe" Dimensions and medium: 1000 x 2500 cm., tempera on canvas Date: Dicember 2009 Page 26


Some Details Title: "Universe" Dimensions and medium: 1000 x 2500 cm., tempera on canvas Date: Dicember 2009 Page 27


IV. EXPERIMENTAL WORK

Title: "Orange" Dimensions and medium: Date: 2004-2007

30 x 40 cm. oil on canvas and 130 x 170 cm., papers

After I graduated. I started to work exclusively with not typical materials, such as some papers, wrappers and others, which have extremely strong visual textures. Also, I researched on how one module is related to the whole. Page 28


Some Details Title: "Orange" Dimensions and medium: 100 modules of 10 x 14 cm., papers Date: 2004-2007 This work was shown in Monochrome exhibition.

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Some Details Title: "Orange" Dimensions and medium: modules of 10 x 14 cm., papers Date: 2004-2007

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Title: "Aralia" Dimensions and medium: Date: 2005-2007

17 x 20 cm., oil on wood 100 modules of 10 x 11 cm., watercolor on paper

This work was shown in Monochrome exhibition. Page 31


Some Details Title: "Aralia" Dimensions and medium: Date: 2005-2007

17 x 20 cm., oil on wood 100 modules of 10 x 11 cm., watercolor on paper

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Some Details Title: "Aralia" Dimensions and medium: modules of 10 x 11 cm., watercolor on paper Date: 2005-2007 Page 33


Some Details Title: "Aralia" Dimensions and medium: modules of 10 x 11 cm., watercolor on paper Date: 2005-2007 Page 34


Title: "Malamdre" Dimensions and medium:140 x 160 cm., wappers Date: 2009

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Some Details Title: "Malamdre" Dimensions and medium:140 x 160 cm., wappers Date: 2009 Page 36


Some Details Title: "Malamdre" Dimensions and medium:140 x 160 cm., wappers Date: 2009 Page 37


V. INSTALLATIONS

Title: "Trompe l´oeil" Dimensions and medium: 25 x 40 cm., oil on wood Date: 2002 I have slowly gone from very shy images to a more developed concept in the process of creating installations. Still, this process is a good reflection of colour researches. Page 38


Title: "Enredaderas" Dimensions and medium: 25 x 40 cm., oil on wood Date: 2002

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Title: "Enredaderas" Dimensions and medium: 25 x 40 cm., oil on wood Date: 2002 Page 40


Title: "Aralia" Dimensions and medium: 17 x 20 cm., oil on wood Date: 2002

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Title: No Dimensions and medium: 4 columns of 90 x 140 cm., oil on canvas Date: 2003 This work was based on a citation by Christo Javacheff. Page 42


Title: No Dimensions and medium: 4 columns of 90 x 140 cm., oil on canvas Date: 2003 This work was based on a citation by Christo Javacheff. Page 43


Title: "Unity Awareness" Dimensions and medium: variables dimensions, oil on wood Date: 2004 These images show the space before and after of the installation. Page 44


Some Details Title: "Unity Awareness" Dimensions and medium: variables dimensions, oil on wood Date: 2004 Page 45


Some Details Title: "Unity Awareness" Dimensions and medium: variables dimensions, oil on wood Date: 2004 Page 46


Some Details Title: "Unity Awareness" Dimensions and medium: variables dimensions, oil on wood Date: 2004 Page 47


Title: "Raw Material" Dimensions and medium: 300 x 1500 cm., toilet paper on wallpaper Date: 2004-2008 This work was shown in Monochrome exhibition. Page 48


Some Details Title: "Raw Material" Dimensions and medium: 300 x 1500 cm., toilet paper on wallpaper Date: 2004-2008 Page 49


Title: "Raw Material" Dimensions and medium: 300 x 1500 cm., toilet paper on wallpaper Date: 2004-2008

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Title: No Dimensions and medium: variables dimensions, wood and watercolour Date: 2008 In this piece of work I incorporated some images showing artwork that had been accomplished with my students at school. Page 51


Title: No Dimensions and medium: variables dimensions, wood and watercolour Date: 2008

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Title: Fountain Dimensions and medium: variables dimensions, cement and stainless steel Date: 2009

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Title: Fountain Dimensions and medium: variables dimensions, cement and stainless steel Date: 2009

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Portafolio Alejandra Rojas Contreras  

Artista Visual