Alicia Roy is a visual artist based in London and born in Spain. She studied fashion design (IED Madrid) and fine arts (Universidad Complutense Bellas Artes) in Madrid. In 2008 she travelled to Berlin, where she started her artistic production getting involved in diverse creative projects. Art has taken her to Torino, Madrid, Chicago, Quito, Colombo, Hue and Hoa Binh (Vietnam) and now London. She has been involved in solo exhibitions, social projects, site-specific pieces, theatre plays, musicals and short-movies. She received a grant to go to Quito (Ecuador), to carry out a site-specific project at the No Lugar gallery. “Archaeology of Ashes” one of her projects back in 2013 has been granted with the INICIARTE Award.
Living in London since 2013, Alicia has been part of group exhibitions in spaces such as Old School Room, TriGallery Space, Asylum Church Peckham and the project "You are Here" organised by Camden Arts Centre’s Front of House Volunteers. Recently she has been selected by Desencaja to show her piece "Fake Shake" in 2015, MálagaCrea2015 to show a piece of "Parrot" in the CAC Contemporary Museum of Málaga and she will be attending the Colombo Art Biennale in Sri Lanka in November 2016.
2017 Group Exhibition. Safehouse 1 & 2 Peckham. Collective The Tunnel “Greetings from a Dead Man”. Piece: Paranoia
2017 Group Exhibition. The Crypt Gallery. Collective The Tunnel “Mercerism”. Piece: Rosen the Empathy Test
2017 Group Exhibition. Waterstones Gower Street. London. Collective The Tunnel
2016 Group Exhibition. CoCA (Collective of Contemporary Artist) and CAB16 (Colombo Art Biennale). Piece: Zerbrechlich wie Glas
2016 Group exhibition. Republic Gallery. Collective The Tunnel. Hunger. London (UK)
2016 Group exhibition. The Dark Cube. Marbella (Spain)
2016 Group exhibition. Asylum Chapel Peckham. Collective The Tunnel.Wasteland. London(UK)
2015 Group exhibition. MálagaCrea 2015. CAC Contemporary Art Museum of Málaga(Spain) Finalist
2014 Group exhibition. Little Wig Shop. You Are Here 2014. Kingsgate Workshop Trust supported by Candem Arts Centre. London(UK)
2014 Group exhibition. Letter in Mind at OXO Tower London. The National Brain Appeal (UK)
2014 Performance. INFLATION. TriSpace London (UK)
2014 Group exhibition. Portraits from here and there. Old School Room. London(UK)
2014 Group exhibition. Gallery GACMA. Málaga (Spain)
2014 Solo exhibition. Archaeology of Ashes. Sala El Palmeral de las Sorpresas. Málaga(Spain)
2014 Group exhibition. Cromática. Gallery: Fundación Cum Laude Art Biennal. Orense (Spain)
2013 Curator. CAC Contemporary Museum of Arts. Quito. “Retratos en Movimiento”. Film Festival curated by Alicia Roy and Alessandra Haro.(Equador)
2013 Curator. FLACSO Cinemas. Quito. “Retratos en Movimiento”. Film Festival curated by Alicia Roy and Alessandra Haro. 2013 Solo exhibition. “Retratos del Aquí”. Gallery No Lugar. Quito (Ecuador)
2013 Group exhibition. Certamen I Pintura Mardel. Alicante (Spain)
2013 Curator. “Un Salón para Todos“.Ésta es una plaza. Lavapiés. Madrid (Spain)
2012 Group exhibition. Award Madrid Council. Madrid (Proyecto: Encuentro Fortuito) (Spain)
2012 Group exhibition. Teatro Canal. Young Artist Day. Madrid (Spain)
2012 Group exhibition. Biblioteca Noviciado. UCM University. Madrid (Spain)
2012 Group exhibition- MOVIC Albergues. San Lorenzo del Escorial (Spain)
2012 Group exhibition Territori, Pop Up Gallery. Verdi Quindici. Torino (Italy)
2011 Solo exhibition. Cultural Center Paco Rabal. Madrid (Spain)
2010 Portfolio review. Art Center Mediodía Chica. Madrid.
2010 Group exhibition. International Exhibition Solidarity Art – INROT-6. Rotary Club. Cities: Badajoz, Cáceres,Castelo Branco, Évora, Mérida, Portalegre.
2010 Group exhibition. Arranques. Gallery: Naranjo 33. Madrid (Spain)
2010 Group exhibition. UCM exhibition hall. EXPOSICIÓN Distorsión, equívocos y ambigüedades. Las ilusiones ópticas en el arte. University Complutense. Madrid.
2010 Photography projections. Group exhibition. Festival: My Work Your Eyes. Group: Biónica. Madrid (Spain)
2010 Group exhibition. Cromática. Gallery: Fundación Cum Laude Art Biennal. Orense (Spain)
2010 Solo Exhibition. Gallery: 4 art gallery. Barcelona (Spain)
2009 Solo Exhibition. Gallery: Galerie für junge Künstler. Berlin (Germany) www.jkd-berlin.de
2008 Group exhibition. Selected Young Creators Award 2008. Madrid council (Spain)