To Talk the Talk and to Talk the Walk
Born in Mexico in 1977, Alejandro Almanza Pereda received his MFA from Hunter College in New York. He has presented solo shows at Museo Experimental El Eco, Mexico City; College of Wooster Art Museum, Ohio; and Art in General, New York. Pereda’s work can be found in international collections including the Arizona State University Art Museum; the Goetz Collection, Munich; El Museo del Barrio, New York; Colección Júmex, Mexico City; and Museo de Arte de Lima. He is a member of La Rubia te Besa, an art-band project, and lives and works in Mexico City.
Almanza is the 2015 recipient of The Harker Award for Interdisciplinary Studies, which supports artists-in-residence at San Francisco Art Institute. The Harker Award was established through a generous bequest by artist and SFAI faculty member Ann Chamberlain and is administered by the San Francisco Foundation.
Alejandro Almanza Pereda, Spare the Rod Spoil the Child, 2008-2012, Courtesy of the artist