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José Alberto Hernández

Born in 1978 in Costa Rica
Lives and works in San Jose, Costa Rica

José Alberto Hernández (1978), Costa Rican photographer and graphic designer, who attended the Faculty of Fine Art at the University of Costa Rica, where he obtained his art degree in 2005. As a photographer, Jose Alberto has, for the past ten years, been working on the thematic photo essay. On the other hand, his career as a graphic designer focuses on the cultural sector, in which he has been developing, producing and editing a unique visual concept for each project.

Solo exhibitions (selection)
2011 – R.I.P. -Retratos Inconclusos Policiales – (Unfinished Mug Shot) Museum of Contemporary Art and Design. San Jose, Costa Rica
2007 – Inventory / MethodologyMuseum of Contemporary Art and Design. San Jose, Costa Rica
2003 – Between 4 walls – TEOR/éTica, San Jose, Costa Rica

Group exhibitions (selection)
2012 – The Change – The World Bank Group, Washington DC, USA
2011 – Latin lens – National Museum of Fine Arts, Santiago, Chile
2011 – Founding Myths – MUCA Roma, Mexico City, Mexico
2010 – Ibero-American Biennial of Design BID10 – Central de Matadero, Madrid, Spain
2010 – Panama Graphic Triennial – Contemporary Art Museum, Panama
2007 – Possibilities of the Look – Contemporary Art Museum, Santiago, Chile
2007 – Nine Young Artist – Inter-American Development Bank, Cultural Center. Washington. EEUU
2007 – Landings – OEA Museum, Washington DC. / Centro León, Santiago, Republica Dominicana
2003 – VI Biennial of the Caribbean. Modern Art Museum. Republica Dominicana
2002 – L.A. Freewaves Latinoamerican – MOCA, Los Ángeles, EEUU
2002 – Contemporary Art from Central America – Museum of Fine Arts, Taipei

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