Photo credit: Mariana Lemos

Angela de la Cruz

Angela de la Cruz (A Coruña, 1965) lives and works in London. She studied Philosophy at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain (1987), before moving to London, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from Goldsmiths College (1994) and a Master of Arts in Sculpture and Critical Theory from the Slade School of Fine Art (1996).

Her solo exhibitions were held at: Krinzinger Gallery, Vienna (2023); Helga de Alvear Gallery, Madrid (2022); Thomas Schulte Galleries, Berlin (2019); Museo Cabañas, Guadalajara, Mexico (2021); CGAC, Santiago de Compostela (2019); Lisson Gallery, London (2018); Azkuna Zentroa, Bilbao (2018); Peer, London, (2016); Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, (2016); Fundacion Luis Seoane, A Coruña, (2015); Carreras Mugica, Bilbao, (2014); Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, (2013); Camden Arts Centre, London, (2010); Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, (2005); Museo de Arte Contemporanea de Vigo and Annex Space MARCO, Spain, (2004). In 2010, the artist was nominated for the Turner Prize and she received the Paul Hamlyn Award in the United Kingdom. In 2017, she was awarded with the Premio Nacional de Artes Plásticas in Spain. In 2021, she received the Sunny Dupree Family Award for a Woman Artist for her work exhibited at the Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy in London, and in 2022 she was nominated for the David and Yuko Juda Foundation Grant.