Alessandra Parachini curriculum tomado de la página web http://alessandraparachini.com/Alessandra-Parachini
BIRTHPLACE: México city, lives in Guadalajara, Jalisco, México since 1990
DATE OF BIRTH: October, l958.
1999-2000- Course in journalism by the University of Guadalajara, Ceduca, Mexico.
1996-1998- Obtained doctorate in Latin American Literature, University of Guadalajara, Mexico.
1994-1996- Master’s in Literature, University of Guadalajara, Mexico.
1992 - Apprenticeship in London with Maestro Armando Morales.
1989-1993- Obtained degree as Painting, Sculpture, and Engraving Technician, University of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
1977-1982- Obtained degree as Veterinary Surgeon, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
MAJOR INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS
2001- April- “The Majestic Paradox of Life”, Ibero-American Institute, Berlin, Germany
2000- February - March: “Meat and Tears in the Rough”, Ex-Convento del Carmen, Guadalajara, Mexico. 1999- September – October: “Ecce Homo”, La Mandrágora Gallery, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. -“Itinerated Show” taken through various cities of the United States, organized by the Mexican Foreign Relations Office.
1998- “The Bones of the Earth”, José María Velasco Gallery, Fine Arts National Institute, (Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes), Mexico City.
1996- “Recognize Yourself”, Mexican National Congress of San Lázaro, Mexico City.
1995- “Endoscopy of a Scream”, shown during the Small Animal Pan-AmericanVeterinary Congress, Acapulco, Guerrero, Mexico - “I Miss the Beauty that Heals”, in the Casa de La Palabra y las Imágenes Gallery, University of Guadalajara, Mexico. - “How Could I Stop Naming”, Tepic Regional Museum, Nayarit, Mexico.
1994- “Hugging Rough Reality”, Modern Art Gallery, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.
MAJOR GROUP EXHIBITIONS
“Molting”, Italo-latinoamerican Institute, Rome Italy
“Women in Art”, Modern Art Center, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico: 1999, 1998, 1997, l996.
“Jalisco´s Art Alternatives in Monterrey”, Guadalajara and Monterrey: 1999, 1996.
“First Drawing Salon”, Modern Art Center in Guadalajara, Jalisco: 1999.
“Monterrey Biennial”, 1997
“First National Drawing Salon”, Mexican Watercolor Museum, 1993.
“José Clemente Orozco Biennial”, 1991
“Mini-Print Salon”, National Print Museum, Mexico City, 1993
“Interchange 98”, Installation Encounter, Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico.
Total number of shows: 40
1999: Recognition in “Periplo” Magazine, (No. 7).
1996: Recognition in “Estudios Jalisciences” magazine, (No. 23).
1992: Third Prize in the First National Drawing Salon, Mexico.