|About the Artist:
Ana Galan was born in Madrid in 1969. After receiving her degree in Economics, she completed an International MBA, which entailed studying in three different cities: Oxford, Madrid and Paris.
Since 1993 she has combined her passion for photography with her profession, attending various courses in Paris and Madrid. After doing an MFA in Photography in 2009/2010 at EFTI, and after attending workshops with Pierre Gonnord, Eduardo Momeñe, Peter Bialobrzeski, Lynne Cohen, Matt Siber, José Ramón Bas, Eugenio Ampudia, Alejandro Castellote, Chema Madoz… her photography becomes more personal.
Arteles Creative Center, Artist-in-residence, Hämeenkyrö (Finland). June
Japan Media Arts Festival. Art Division Jury Recommended Works, Tokyo (Japan) February
The Center for Fine Art Photography. Director’s Honorable Mention. Fort Collins, Colorado (USA). January
II Premio de Arte Grünenthal. Finalist. Madrid (Spain), November
XII CEC Plastic Art International Contest. Cadiz (Spain). Finalist. November
Bourse du Talent #47 Portrait. Paris (France). Finalist. October
Encontros da Imagem 2011: Emergents. Finalist. Braga (Portugal). October
Galerie Huit Open Salon Photography Competition. Finalist. Rencontres d'Arles Photography Festival, Arles (France), July
Paris Photo Prize Px3, Finalist. Paris (France). June
Philadelphia Art Hotel, Artist-in-residence. Philadelphia (USA). June
PHotoEspaña 2011: Descubrimientos. Finalist. Madrid (Spain). June
V Premio de Fotografía Digital Santander Creativa-Foconorte. Finalist. Santander (Spain). June
Fresh Look Portfolio Review. Month of Photography of Los Angeles (MOPLA) (USA). Selection. April
CENTER. 2011 Dealer’s Choice Award (Dianne Vanderlip, Curator, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, California (USA)). Third Place. Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA). March
CENTER. 2011 Editor’s Choice Award (Todd James, Senior Photo Editor, National Geographic Magazine). Honorable Mention. Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA). March
SFR Jeunes Talents Photo, Paris Photo 2010. Lauréate. November
Emergents-2010: Pati de La Llotja. Finalist. Lleida (Spain). October
Encontros da Imagem 2010: Emergentes. Finalist. Braga (Portugal). September
PHotoEspaña 2010: Descubrimientos. Finalist. Madrid (Spain). June
United Photo Industries HQ. DUMBO, Brooklyn, New York (USA). February
Open Salon Penang Exhibition 2012, China House, George Town, Penang (Malaysia), January-February
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado (USA), January-February
II Premio de Arte Grünenthal. Sala Mirador Museo Thyssen-Bornemisza, Madrid (Spain), November. Catalogue.
Castillo Santa Catalina, Cadiz (Spain). December. Catalogue.
Grizzly Grizzly Gallery, Philadelphia (USA), November
FotoNoviembre International Photography Biennale 2011, Tenerife (Spain), November. Catalogue.
Delhi Photo Festival 2011, Delhi (India), October. Catalogue.
Mosteiro de Tibães, Braga (Portugal), October
CENTER, Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA), September-December
Getxophoto International Photography Festival, Getxo (Spain), September. Catalogue.
Galerie Huit Open Salon 2011 Exhibition, Rencontres d'Arles Photography Festival, Arles (France), July-September
Espace Dupon, Paris (France), June-July
PHotoEspaña 2011, Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid (Spain), June-July
Projection. V Premio de Fotografía Digital Santander Creativa-Foconorte, Santander (Spain). June
Projection/debate on the social value of photography, Festival Internacional de Fotografía Pa-ta-ta, Granada (Spain), May
Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce (Italy), March
Centro de las Artes y Cultura, Alcorcón, Madrid (Spain), March
Primo Piano LivinGallery, Lecce (Italy), January
Espace SFR Jeunes Talents Photo, Paris Photo, Paris (France), November. Catalogue.
Mosteiro de Tibães, Braga (Portugal), September
« Masters 09/10 », EFTI, Madrid (Spain), July. Catalogue.
Festival Tarrazona-Foto, Zaragoza (Spain), July
Instituto Puerta Bonita, Madrid (Spain), May. Catalogue.
CENTER, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
Philadelphia Art Hotel, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA