Alexandra Diez de Rivera is a Spanish-Argentine visual artist based in London working with photography.

Diez de Rivera’s work has been featured in publications such as Vanity Fair, FT Magazine, Shanghai Daily, and Le Point and exhibited in galleries both nationally and internationally. She is represented in collections in Europe, China, the US and UAE. Diez de Rivera was selected for 'London Grads Now 21' at the Saatchi Gallery, Travers Smith CSR Art Programme 2021/ 2022 and the Pupil Sphere Showcase 2021. She was a finalist of the 2020 Critical Mass Competition and was invited to join the ‘Fair Art Fair’ community in June 2021. Diez de Rivera holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Communication and Graphic Design from Central Saint Martins University and a Master’s degree in Photography from the Royal College of Art.

Exhibitions include, 'After the High Tide' at Cromwell Place and 'London Grads Now 21' at the Saatchi Gallery in London.

Prior to her Master's at RCA, Diez de Rivera developed The Alternative Portrait Project.

EDUCATION

2018 - 2021 Royal College of Art, London. MA, Fine Art Photography
2003 - 2005 Central Saint Martins, London. Post Graduate Diploma, Graphic Design & Communication

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2022 Small is Beautiful. Flowers Gallery, London
2022 The Winter Gala for Save the Children exhibition, Guildhall London
2022 PHotoESPANA Discoveries Portfolio Exhibition, Madrid
2022 LONDON GRADS NOW 21. Saatchi Gallery, London
2022 Travers Smith CSR Art Programme Exhibition, Travers Smith HQ London
2021 December Exhibiton. NOUA Gallery, Bodo Norway
2021 Fair Art Fair Curated I. Unit 1 Gallery, London
2021 After the High Tide, RCA Degree Show. Cromwell Place, London
2021 Selected 2021 Art Graduates. Dyson Gallery, Royal Collge of Art, London
2021 Can We Dance Again? Royal Victoria Patriotic Building, London
2021 Final, Not Over. Unit 1 Gallery, London
2021 Always Present. Void Collective (online)
2020 A Pervading Absence. Windows 187, Greenwich Studios, London
2019 Offprint. Tate Modern, London
2019 Royal College of Art WIP Show. Dyson Building, RCA, London
2019 Chiaroscuro. UAL Chinese Scholar Association. Coningsby Gallery, London
2016 Alternative Portrait Project & Chiaroscuro. Super Press HQ, Shanghai
2015 Chiaroscuro. Le Spot for Necker. Artcurial, Paris
2012 Alternative Portrait Project. ARSEP Photo Auction. Christie's, Paris
2011 Camaleon. Art Labor Gallery, Shanghai
2011 Camaleon. Bar Rouge, Shanghai
2011 Alternative Portrait Project. Jing An Shangri La Hotel, Shanghai

AWARDS

2021-2022 Selected for the Travers Smith CSR Art Programme
2021 Selected for The Pupil Sphere Showcase
2021 FAPA Awards - Nominee in Fine Art Photography
2020 Critical Mass Competition - Finalist
2020 Fine Art Photography Awards - Nominee in Conceptual Photography
2019 Fine Art Photography Awards - Nominee in Portrait Photography
2019 UAL Chinese Scholar Association - Winner
2019 Fine Art Photography Awards - Nominee in Portrait Photography

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (ONLINE)

Royal College of Art Online Show 2021
The Pupil Sphere, August 2021

Source Magazine, Autumn 2021

Vogue Italy, July 2021

Photograd, July 2021
Void Collective Interview, 30 April 2021

Travers Smith Art Programme 2021-2022 (page 31)
Lens Culture, January 2020
Diario Expansion, Fuera de Serie, June 2016
Socialite Family, December 2015
Sensse Blog, December 2015
How To Spend It, FT, July 2015
Nine in the Mirror, May 2013
Neon Cactus, March 2012
Vanity Fair, July 2011
BCKSTG, July 2011
Quintessentially, May 2011
Daily Candy, January 2011
Ninunina, January 2011
CNN Travel, September 2010

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (PRINT)

The Pupil Sphere, 2021 Graduate Zine, December 2021
Travers Smith Art Programme 2021-2022, September 2021
Photograd Zine, August 2021
Vanity Fair Spain, Issue 123, November 2018
Diario Expansion, Fuera de Serie, Issue 575, June 2016
Le Point, Issue 2205-2206, December 2014
Infrarouge, Issue 27, November 2014
Inside Out, Issue 112, June 2013
Edelweisse, Issue 232, May 2012
Shanghai Daily, November 2011

EVENTS & TALKS

2022 'Theatre Box' offered to 'The Winter Gala' at Guildhall, London. Fundraising event for Save the Children
2021 'In The Darkroom' talk with Ajamu X and Martin Seeds
2020 'Lightscape' offered to 'We Give Collab'. Fundraising sale for Covid- 19 nurses and doctors
2018 Voucher for an Alternative Portrait offered to the 'Bibi Fund'. Fundraising event for Solving Kids' Cancer
2017 Photo competition based on Alexandra Diez de Rivera's Alternative Portraits organised by Grand Delta Habitat
2012 Chiaroscuro Portrait offered for auction at Artcurial, Paris
2012 Alexandra Diez de Rivera, guest speaker at GPP Talks, Dubai
2011 Voucher for an Alternative Portrait offered for auction at The Surrealist Ball for the  NSPCC