Alex Delapena
Resides: Los Angeles, CA

Education:
B.F.A. University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History (area of specialization- photography) 

Exhibitions:

2017
Silver Nitrate, Downtown Photo Collective, Los Angeles, CA.
In The Pale, Treehouse, Honolulu, HI.
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
Locally Applied Solutions, Hawaii Pacific University Art Gallery, Honolulu, HI. 
Pancakes & Booze Art Show, Lot 613, Los Angeles, CA.
Tsuzuku by Analog Sunshine Recorders, Honolulu Museum of Art School, Honolulu HI.
Degenerate, Eight Elements Camera, Honolulu, HI. (Solo).
Unabridged, 2015 Bachelor of Fine Arts 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
Reminisce & Swallow, Studio 114 A Gallery, Honolulu, HI.
Muri, Treehouse, 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.

2013
Light,  Pauhahi Tower, Honolulu, HI.

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

Awards:
2015
Hawaii Camera Award, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History. 
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Photography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History. 
2014
Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Photography, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History. 

Commercial Photography:
2013
Paul Bajcar, Alive & Swell- Joshua Ching, Flow Skateboard Magazine, Issue 8.

Publications:
2016
Transience, Curator: Adam Finkelston, L.A. Photo Curator.
2015
Photography Zines (and books) No: 31, Feature, Japan Camera Hunter.
2014
Alex Delapena's Polaroid Collage Series: "Lingering Strands," The Fading Beauty of an Ex-Lover. Pryme Magazine blog.   

Self Publications:
2014
Reminisce or Swallow.

Related Work Experience:
2016-present
Fine Art Printer / Photo Finisher, Bowhaus, Culver City, CA

2014-2015
Workshop instructor, Treehouse, Honolulu, HI.
  - Instructed basic black and white film processing.
  - Polaroid emulsion lifts.

2013-2015
Photography Assistant, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Art and Art History.
   - Assisted students  in darkroom work, darkroom and studio maintenance.