Mexican-born independent visual artist and film-maker, Alex has worked
in a variety of mediums: acrylics, wood, mosaics, and recyclable
graduating as a teacher in 1988 in Mexico City, Alex moved to San
Francisco in 1989, where she learned carpentry. Her furniture design has
been exhibited in Texas, San Francisco and Mexico City.
moved to Toronto in the spring of 2001. In 2003 she created the Gatuna
Film & Video Collective, a group of Hispanics that teach & produce films
based on social and cultural issues. She is the Artistic Director of
Gatuna Film & Video Collective, where she writes, directs and edit.
also teaches workshops on movie production. Her films and videos has
been shown in international film festivals in Toronto, the United
States, Europe, Mexico and Asia.
paintings have been exhibited in Toronto
and have been featured on magazine cover pages.Alex
remains a Latin American Eco-feminist and social justice activist to the