Bio CV

Sara Alonso was born in Spain, 1981, and lives in Glasgow, UK.

She took a degree in Communication Studies (Advertising and PR) in the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (Distinction-2004). She worked in the creative department of international advertising agencies in Madrid until 2012 when she was promoted to Head of Art in Del Campo Saatchi & Saatchi, Madrid. During her time working for corporate, she developed an interest for the relationship between humans and their environment and her concern for the lack of connection related to the extreme use of technologies.

She took an MLitt Fine Art Practice (Print Media) in the Glasgow School of Art (Distinction-2015). Sara Alonso combines her practice as an artist with commisions for art direction and visual projects such as Toiletpaper magazine.

Her work is tied to the subject of presence and absence, using print media and walking art as vehicles to explore her own connection between body and environment.

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