Olivia Barrionuevo

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©Olivia Barrionuevo , 2015 Mix Media 48” X 60” © @Oliiva Barrionuevo
Revelations © O. Barrionuevo, 2014 Mix Media 40x60 © © Olivia Barrionuevo
Revelations Mix Media 40x60
Los Antiguos Mexicanos, July, 2013 Photography 16x20 © Olivia Barrionuevo
Los Antiguos Mexicanos Photography 16x20 © Courtesy of the Artist and Avenue 50 Studio
MOPLA, 2014 © Olivia Barrionuevo
Los Antiguos Mexicanos © Olivia Barrionuevo
Point of View, July 8, 2001 Photography
"View from My Car" Photography 16x20 © ©Olivia Barrionuevo
Sacred Memories, Tlaloc Photography 16x20
Quick Facts
Nogales, Mexico
Lives in
Los Angeles, CA
Works in
Los Angeles, Mexico, City
Art Center College of Design
mixed-media, video-art, conceptual, photography

My works honors tradition and community, connecting my day- to day livingand seeing to the experience of the other persons who’ve live in our societies,now and in the past. My feeling is best stated by one of my favorite photographers, Manuel Alvarez Bravo, “Photography is the conscience of myself and the most profound, human and personal self.” This pulls me into a deeper feeling of my work. By seeing social changes around me, I continue my own evolution.

Barrionuevo was born in Nogales, Mexico, studied Communications at theUniversity Autonomous of Guadalajara. Later moved to Europe whereshe studied and began her passion with photography and Art History. Shecontinued her studies at Santa Monica College and graduated from Art Center College of Design.

As a photojournalist, Barrionuevo has covered Mexican presidential elections. Has been awarded internships at the Los Angeles Times and Annie Leibovitz.And continues to explore with multimedia photography.

Her work has been exhibited at Center for Fine Arts, Museum of Tolerance, University of Judaism, Self-Help Graphics, Belenky Gallery in NY, General Consulate of Mexico in Los Angeles, and Art Takes Times Square in NY,Casa Europa in San Miguel de Allende and MOPLA in LA.

Her work is in the permanent collection of Centro de la Imagen in Mexico, City. She had won numerous awards. Book of the Month by A&I,  International Photography (IPA) in Advertising, Portraiture and Children category, Center for Fine Art Photography, Women in Photography, and best innovative video in Europe for “The Nun” commercial and shortlisted 2013-14 for Lucie Foundation Grant.