Born in 1992, Madrid (Spain)
Works and lives between Oxford (UK) and Madrid (Spain).
Currently in London (UK).



EDUCATION

2021-2022.  Postdoctoral Art Fellowship UCM, Madrid, Spain
                    Postdoctoral Research: Images for the creation of a cognitive-emotional atlas.

                   (May - July 2021) Visiting Researcher at the Consciousness Group of Basque Center on Cognition,
                   Brain and Language
(BCBL), San Sebastian - Donostia, Basque Country. Supervisor: Dr. David Soto



2016-2020.  Ph.D. in Fine Arts, FPI Research Fellow. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Madrid, Spain
                    Thesis Prototypes and archetypes in the representation of sleep paralysis: an artistic approach.
                    Supervisor: Dra. Tonia Raquejo Grado. Qualification: SUMMA CUM LAUDE.

                   Thesis in: Leonardo Abstracts Service (LABS ID: 4178) at Pomona College (Claremont, CA, USA);
                   and is part of the Leonardo Educators and Students program.


2015-2016. MA Art, Creation and Research (MAC+I), Complutense University of Madrid (UCM), Madrid, Spain

2014-2015. BA in Design, Francisco de Vitoria University (UFV), Madrid, Spain

2010-2014. BA in Fine Arts, Francisco de Vitoria University (UFV), Madrid, Spain

2010-2014Expert in Creative Management, Francisco de Vitoria University (UFV), Madrid, Spain


RESEARCH

Research Groups


2020 - Now. Member of the Research Group of the Pedagogical Museum of Children`s Art (GiMuPAI), UCM
                    PI: Manuel Hernández Belver


2016 - Now. Member of the Research Group on Innovation and Image Analysis (IAI), UFV
                    PI: Pablo López Raso


Research Projects
 
2020 - Now. Participatory visual arts as a welfare resource for hospitalized children and adolescents (AVISPAR), UCM
                    (PR87-1922605). IP: Manuel Hernández Belver

2020 - Now. Innovation Strategies in Cultural Myth Criticism: AGLAYA, UCM
                    (H2019/HUM5714). IP: José Manuel Losada


2017 - 2021. Art and Embodied Cognition in Creative Processes: Ecological Awareness of the Self in the Environment, UCM                          (HAR2017-85485-P). IP: Tonia Raquejo Grado

2016 - 2019. Acis-Galatea, UCM
                     (H2015/HUM-3362). IP: José Manuel Losada


Teaching Innovation Projects

2021-2022. Online and Open Resources on the collection of the MuPAI (Pedagogical Museum of Children`s Art), UCM.
                    Reference No: 87. IP: Noelía Antúnez del Cerro.




TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2021 - 2022  Masterclass at the course Arts Education as a resource in health and wellbeing contexts. 
                     
(Master's Degree in Artistic Education in Social and Cultural Institutions).
                    
 Faculty of Arts. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)

2021 - 2022 Teaching Fellow. Course on
Contemporary Art Theory (Last final year undergraduate).                      
                     
Faculty of Arts. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)

2020 - 2021 Teaching Assistant. Course on Art Theory and Neurolinguistic programming (Master's Degree in Artistic                                        Education in Social and Cultural Institutions). Faculty of Arts. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)


2020 - 2021 Teaching Fellow. Course on Contemporary Art Theory (Last final year undergraduate). 
                     Faculty of Arts. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)

2019 - 2020 Teaching Assistant. Course on Contemporary Art Theory (Last final year undergraduate). 
                     Faculty of Arts. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM)

2017 - 2018  Art Tutor. Arteshop Programm. Bilbao. (Undergraduates, graduates, and Ph.D. students)
                      The University of the Basque Country/Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea (UPV/EHU)

2012 - 2014 Art Teacher and volunteer with children and adolescents (8-18 years old) with psycho-pedagogical
                     disorders and disabilities. Provided assistance for the development of skills and personal autonomy.

                     CITO: Children’s Center for Therapy and Leisure, Madrid

2011 - 2014 Teacher of Visual Arts. 
                     Private classes of photography and painting, Madrid


UNIVERSITY SERVICE

2021                 Reviewer for Kepes Journal (Q1)

2020 - Present  Associate Editor at Journal Arte, Individuo y Sociedad (Q1).



FELLOWSHIPS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND ART RESIDENCIES
 
Next 2022     Art Residency LEA (Lab of Experimental Art). Lacasa Franca, Madrid (From January to June: Work Studio)

2021 - 2022  Postdoctoral Art Fellowship. Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) (one year, 20.000 €)


2021             Santander-British Council English UP scholarship
 
2019 - 2021  PIF Ph.D. Fellowship. Complutense University and Santander Bank, Madrid (a stipend of 56.000 €)

2017             Art production scholarship. Artist program in residence. Bilbaoarte Foundation, Bilbao
                     (From January to June 2017: Work Studio, Free Accommodation, and 2.000 € productions)


2015             Excellence Grant at MA art, creation, and research (MIA+C). UCM, Madrid (1.800 €)

2014             Scholarship for academic merit. Santander Bank, Madrid (2.000 €)



GRANTS | HONOURS 

2021. Award "Cohete Toledo". Toledo

2019. First award "PhDay" UCM. Madrid


2019. Finalist "ArtsFad Awards". Barcelona

2018. Finalist "BAFFEST". Barakaldo, Bilbao

2017. Finalist "Residencia de estudiantes" Grant. Madrid

2017. FELIPA MANUELA Finalist with curators Cristina Lleras Figueroa y Daniela Berger Prado. Madrid

2017. Grant Residence Foundation Bilbaoarte. Bilbao

2016. Finalist The Billboard Creative. Los Ángeles. EEUU

2016. Excellence Grant. UCM. Madrid

2016. Finalist Book FLAMANTES. Hago cosas. Madrid

2015. Finalist Analog photography REVELA-T. Barcelona

2015. Prize at the First International Biennial of Photography. Barcelona

2014. Selected for the III Conference Exploring New Visual Territories. Expanded Realities. UFV, Madrid

2013. Selected for the II Conference Exploring New Visual Territories. Creative project Pilgrimage:
photography, video, and more. UFV, Madrid

2012. Finalist Photo Contest reveals Equality between men and women. Community of Madrid in collaboration with ABC

2012. Selected for the First Conference Exploring New Visual Territories. Creative image. UFV, Madrid



Presentations and Conferences

Oral Presentations

2020. International Conference Nodos del Conocimiento. University of Zaragoza, Spain. Online. Link
 
2020.  I Virtual International Congress of arts CIVARTES. Dialogues Between the plastic and visual arts and other artistic media in a time of hybridization. Jaen`s University, Spain. 2020. Online. Link

2020.  International Conference on Medicine Humanities. St Anne´s College. University of Oxford. 2020. 

2019.  International Congress of Arts and Culture. Complutense University, Madrid. Link

2019.  International Congress of the image. Manchester School of Visual Arts. Manchester, UK. Link

2019.  ANIAV - International Congress of Visual Arts Researchers. Valencia, Spain. Link

2019.  International Congress "Myth and Dream". Bologna, Italy. Link

2018.  Conference "El arte de corporeizar el entorno" - Sensory Process.  Medialab Prado, Madrid, Spain. Link

2017. Conference Acis & Galatea "Research in new technology media". UFV, Madrid, Spain

2014. III Conference "Exploring New Visual Territories. Expanded Realities." UFV, Madrid, Spain

2013. II Conference "Exploring New Visual Territories. Creative project Pilgrimage:
photography, video, and more". UFV, Madrid, Spain

2012. Conference "Exploring New Visual Territories. Creative image". UFV, Madrid, Spain


Poster presentations

2020. I Virtual International Congress: Dialogues between Visual and Plastic Arts and other artistic media
in times of CIVARTES Hybridization.
Madrid


2019. ANIAV - International Congress of Visual Arts Researchers. UPV, Valencia, Spain



WORKSHOPS | ADDITIONAL TRAINING


2021.
 Workshop Neuroscience of the body. (Online). With Nazareth Castellanos and María Gíner. Madrid ( 3 hours)

2020. Course Magic in the Middle Ages. University of Lovaina, Belgium (10 hours)

2020. Cognitive Neuroscience. Nirakara Institute. Madrid (1 month)

2020. Mindfulness and compassion for Education. UCM. Madrid (2 months)

2018. Introduction to Psychology. Department of Continuing Education. Oxford University. Oxford, UK  (3 months)

2017. Photobook like an object with Yumi Goto and Juanan Requena. Getxophoto. Bilbao  (1 week)

2017. Digital Manufacturing. Foundation BilbaoArte. Bilbao (1 week)

2016. Art Market and Photographer Marketing. PHE / PIC.A. Madrid (two days)

2016. Contemporary Artistic Photography with Juan Curto. Madrid (1 month)

2016. Arduino Art Workshop. UCM. Madrid (two days)

2015. Seeing Through Photographs. MOMA (17 hours)

2014. Nineteenth-century photographic techniques applied to contemporary formats:
Cyanotype and Kalotipia with Macarena Moreno. UFV. Madrid (one week)

2014. Creation Workshop with Erika Diettes. Madrid (one day)

2013. Seminar Forge with Mar Solis. Madrid (two days)

2012. Seminar Anatomy drawing with Jos Lorenzo. Madrid (two days)

2011. Seminar Gallerys with Javier Riera. Madrid (two days)



PUBLICATIONS

SALAZAR, A.  (2021) "Early descriptions of sleep paralysis in the history of medical literature" in Journal of the History of Medicine and Allied Sciences.Oxford University Press. Forthcoming

SALAZAR, A.
 and RAQUEJO, T. (2021) "'The Nightmare' of Henry Füssli and its association with sleep paralysis" in Visual Studies. Forthcoming

SALAZAR, A. (2021) "Art, emotion and embodied cognition: creating perceptual experiences through artistic teaching practices" in Artistic mediation as a factor of human, social and community development. Journal Encuentros. Pending publication: Next Oct 2021

SALAZAR, A. (2021) "Sound perceptions: conscious listening at the frontiers of the (in)visible" in Ecosocial Art: other ways of thinking, doing and feeling, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (Spanish National Research Council); Plaza y Valdés: Madrid. Pending publication: Next Oct 2021

SALAZAR, A. (2021) "Floating and multiple listening as a process of creative activation in teaching artistic practice" in The Evolution of Civilisations: Interactions between the human, natural and cultural environment, 1ª ed. Nº 10, Colección Conocimiento Contemporáneo. Coord. Sandra Olivero Guidobono. Dykinson Editorial, Zaragoza. Nº 10, Chapter 77, Pp. 1650 - 1667. ISBN: 978-84-1377-324-7.  Link

SALAZAR, A. (2021) "Prototypes and archetypes of the representation of sleep paralysis: an approach from art", doctoral thesis directed by Tonia Raquejo Grado, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Facultad de Bellas Artes. E-Prints: Madrid. Link

GARCÍA, S., SALAZAR, A., ORTEGA, I. & GIL, M. (2021) "Art and wellness. `El museo por la ventana´ as a tool to improve the quality of life through contemporary artistic proposals" in The Evolution of Civilisations: Interactions between the human, natural and cultural environment, 1ª ed. Colección Conocimiento Contemporáneo. Coord. Sandra Olivero Guidobono. Dykinson Editorial, Zaragoza. Nº 10, Chapter 82, Pp.  1757 - 1787. ISBN: 978-84-1377-324-7.  Link

SALAZAR, A. (2021) “Approach to sensory processes” in Art embodying. Artistic practices for a pedagogy of feeling. Ed. Tonia Raquejo. McGraw-Hill: Madrid. Pp. 43-59. ISBN: 9788417979393


Conferences Proceedings


SALAZAR, A. (2021) Floating and multiple listening as a process of creative activation in teaching artistic practice 
(Ponent N04-S09-17). In "Universidad, Innovación e Investigación ante el Horizonte 2030". Egregius Editorial. Pp. 1268
ISBN: 978-84-18167-39-3. Link online


GARCÍA, S., SALAZAR, A. ORTEGA, I. & GIL, M. (2021) Art and wellness. `El museo por la ventana´ as a tool to improve the quality of life through contemporary artistic proposals In "Universidad, Innovación e Investigación ante el Horizonte 2030". Egregius Editorial. Pp. 1271. ISBN: 978-84-18167-39-3. Link online

ALBAR, P.J., GARCÍA, S., SALAZAR, A., ORTEGA, I., FERNÁNDEZ, R. (2020) Participatory visual arts as wellness resources for hospitalized children and adolescents. AASA, Asociación Cultural Acción Social y Arte. Jaen University, Jaén. Pp. 44. ISBN: 978-84-15901-27-3

ALBAR, P.J., GARCÍA, S.,
SALAZAR, A., ORTEGA, I., FERNÁNDEZ, R. (2020) “El museo por la ventana”. AASA, Asociación Cultural Acción Social y Arte. Jaen University, Jaén. Pp. 53. ISBN: 978-84-15901-27-3 
 
​SALAZAR, A. (2014) Incubus. In “Exploring the New Visual Territories: Towards the expansion of creative spaces”. University Francisco of Vitoria, Spain. Pp: 174-175. ISBN: 978-84-697-1236-8

SALAZAR, A. (2013) Virtual Reality. In “Exploring the New Visual Territories: Expanding Realities”. University Francisco of Vitoria, Spain. Pp: 130-131. ISBN: 978-84-695-8625-0

SALAZAR, A. (2012). The image as a creative seed. In “Exploring the New Visual Territories”. University Francisco of Vitoria, Spain. Pp: 77-78. ISBN: 978-84-695-6119-5


Catalogue Art Exhibitions


SALAZAR, A. (2017) Siete Ciudades. CASA DECOR Arte Abierto. Pp. 92-93. 
ISBN: 978-84-697-7891-3. Link online

SALAZAR, A. (2017) Hallucinations. BilbaoArte Foundation. Pp. 156-160

SALAZAR, A. (2016) MTcare. EMERGE 15/16. Final Degree Projects in Fine Arts and Design. Pp. 65 -57.
ISBN: 978-84-16552-02-3

SALAZAR, A. (2015) Incubus. EMERGE 14. Exhibition Projects in Fine Arts and Design. Pp. 44 - 45.
ISBN: 978-84-15423-86-7



Media

El Correo. Moving artists

EITB.EUS. Moving artists

Europa Press. Centro Canalejas

OHL. Centro Canalejas Madrid and Four Seasons in support of emerging art

InfoPunto. Workshop 'The photobook as an object' at the BilbaoArte artistic production center

A-FAD

BilbaoFree

Centro Fernando. We collaborate with Amaia Salazar in her artistic project

SOIRZINE. Miami

JUSTMAD

FLAMANTES

DESCUBRIR EL ARTE. Emerge 2015-16: recent graduates in Fine Arts

LA FLECHA EN LA DIANA. Amaia Salazar at FORJA I

LA FLECHA EN LA DIANA. Inauguración EMERGE 15/16

MIRADA 21. The degree of Fine Arts UFV held the 6th edition of EMERGE

PAC. EMERGE 2014-15. Young artists in the gallery Rafael Pérez Hernando

MADRID ART PROCESS. EMERGE 

LA FLECHA EN LA DIANA. Amaia Salazar en Emerge

MADRID ART PROCESS. EMERGE 

BAIDEWEI. Amaia Salazar

ABC REVELARTE. Different but equal

ART EXHIBITIONS

2021. Arte en la Red (online), Casa de América, Madrid

2021. Cohete Toledo, Urban contemporary Art fair, Toledo

2021. ARTE NON-NAHI. Moving artists, Bilbao

2020. Hotel Four Seasons. Madrid

2019. ArtsFAD. Barcelona

2019. Espacio Cómplices. Madrid

2018. PostalArt. ESTAMPA Contemporary Art Fair. Madrid

2018. Espacio Cómplices. Madrid

2018. Arteshop. Mercado de la Ribera. Bilbao

2018. Rederas. Faro de Cabo Mayor. Santander

2018. Art Byblio. Barcelona

2018. Suroscopia. Córdoba

2017. Puertas Abiertas. Fundación Bilbaoarte. Bilbao

2017. CASA DECOR. Madrid

2017. Photobook. Getxophoto. Bilbao

2017. Arteshop. Mercado de la RiberaBilbao

2016. Círculo de Bellas Artes. Tenerife

2016. Inquire in my own room. Noir Vilaine. Hôtel Pasteur. Rennes. France

2016. MIAC. La Trasera. Fine Arts University. UCM. Madrid

2016. Sala Juana Mordó. Círculo de Bellas Artes. Madrid

2016. Hoy es un día cualquiera a mediados de 2030. Espacio Urg3l. Madrid

2016. VITRA. Madrid

2016. DONOSTI ARTEAN. International Contemporary Art Fair. Kursaal. Donostia

2016. JUSTMAD7. Coam. Madrid

2016. Exposición satélite JUSTMAD. Fine Arts University. UCM. Madrid

2015. THEREDOOM Gallery. Madrid

2015. EDINBURGH ART FAIR. Edimburgo

2015. GAUDÍ Gallery. Madrid

2015. V Centenario Santa Teresa de Jesús. Ávila

2015. Forja I. Ateneo de Madrid

2015. Museo del Traje. Madrid

2015. Pasarela EMERGE. DIMAD, Madrid

2015. EMERGE, Matadero de Madrid

2015. Revela-T. Barcelona 

2015. Rafael Pérez Hernándo Gallery. Madrid

2014. DONOSTI ARTEAN. International Contemporary Art Fair. Kursaal. Donostia

2014. Galería Sky Gallery Arts, Barcelona

2014. I Bienal Internacional de Fotografía. Galería Sky Gallery Arts. Barcelona

2013. Art Factory. Galería Espacio para el Arte de Silvia Anel. Madrid

2013. Beatos de Liébana. Biblioteca UFV. Madrid

2013. Espacio de Exposiciones 13 UFV. Madrid

2012. Revelarte. Museo ABC. Madrid

2012. Revelarte. ESTAMPA 12. Matadero de Madrid

2012.  Espacio de Exposiciones 12 UFV. Madrid

Collection

Four Seasons

Fundation Bilbaoarte

Complutense University of Madrid

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: Design, art and communication

2020 - 2021.     Creative and Graphic Designer - Company Gazelle Wind Power
                         Web and graphic design. Company of Wind Energy based in London, Dubai, Paris, Madrid and Dublin.

2017 - 2019.      Visual and Graphic designer - Freelance

                         *Logotype Research Group AGLAYA, Madrid   

                         *All graphic Design for V International Congress on Myth Criticism, Madrid                       

                         *Company COINFRAME: Corporate brand, Graphic Design and retouching photography

                         *Corporate manual designer for the company Thinking productions. Bilbao

                         *Web and graphic design for the Company Photobooth, Madrid

                         *Poster and banner design for Center of Biomedical Technology - Physic Conference in Mexico

2014.                 Designer in Marketing Department - Company PhoneHouse

                          *Layout, AAFF, Signage, Graphic Design, Illustration, Photography and retouching

2013.                 Artistic Assistant - Company Burn Umber, S.L., Madrid

                         *Assistant in the study of Cuban artists Los Carpinteros. Making paintings, sculptures and installations

2012 - 2014.      Photographer and Journalist - Magazine Baidewei, Madrid

                         *Photographer and collaborating artist. Interviews and advertising

                          Managent and Organization cultural events

                          *PASARELA EMERGE, Matadero de Madrid

                          *Photographer Exhibition SUDARIOS by Erika Diettes, Madrid

                          *Event Management EL GRECO, The Garment Museum, Madrid

                          *Management Abraham Olano Conference, UFV, Madrid

2012.                 Artistic Assistant - Company Coca-Cola, Mil Vueltas

                          *Video Mapping (Stop motion) for Congress Coca-Cola Happiness Eduard Punset. Canal Theatre, Madrid

2011 - 2013.       Concept Art Artist - Company Videogames Background Games

                          *Concept Art at Videogame Company; texturing, sculpture and design of characters and environments

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