ELA FIDALGO

Biography

Ela Fidalgo has developed her technique using embroidery, acrylic, fabrics, oil and waxes. Her work includes painting, sculpture and installation. In her paintings, Fidalgo gives form to emotions that manifest from her universe full of questions about human behavior beyond the domains of everyday life and thought. All of the artist’s production is strongly linked to her stage in fashion, which she applies to her work by embroidering

Ela Fidalgo was born in 1993 in Palma de Mallorca. She got a scholarship to study fashion design at IED Fashion Lab  Madrid, where she won awards such as the Balenciaga award, The Amsterdam Global Conference on Sustainability and Transparency. During his third year she won the Fashion Talent award at the Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Madrid and in 2018, she was a finalist at the Festival d’Hyeres. Since 2016 she has focused on her artistic career, since then he has held three individual exhibitions.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2021 UNDER THE INFLUENCE. Solo show. Gerhardt Braun Gallery. Palma
  • 2019 BEHIND THE MIRROR. Solo show. HANGAR 8269. Ibiza, 2019
  • 2019 POR NO HABLAR DE MÍ… El retrato como reflejo del propio enfoque del trabajo. Proyecto colectivo bajo la curadoría de Matthias Weber. GALERIE SCHIMMING. Hamburgo (ALEMANIA)
  • 2019 PRESENCIA EN CONCUSO MODA PORTUGAL. PREMIO EUROPEO cofinanciado por COMPETE-2020. Lisboa (Portugal)
  • 2018 SHOW EN FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE MODE, DE PHOTOGRAPHIE ET D’ACCESSOIRES DE MODE. Colección Earthwork. Villa Noailles. Sponsor Oficial Channel. Hyères (Francia)
  • 2018 ALL THE LOVERS. Solo show. Gerhardt Braun Gallery. Palma
  • 2017 COLECCIÓN WORK-IN-PROGRESS. ART MESO ATLANTA. W Atlanta Downtown. Atlanta (EEUU)
  • 2016 SHOW MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID – EGO TALENT
  • 2016 ELA FIDALGO. Ifema. Madrid
  • 2016 SHOW MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK PRAGA –DISEÑADORA INVITADA: ELA FIDALGO. Praga (REPUBLICA CHECA)
  • 2016 PRESENTACIÓN de la COLECCIÓN Work-in-progress. Studio Gerardo Vizmanos. Nueva York (EE.UU)
  • 2016 SHOW COLECCIÓN FADE TO GREY 44 STUDIO. CIBELES-OFF MBFWM. Cha-Chá The Club. Madrid
  • 2016 READY MADE / “WORK-IN-PROGRESS”. Solo show bajo la curadoría de Mercedes Estarellas. Gerhardt Braun Gallery. Palma
  • 2014 SHOW COLECCIÓN “EL ORIGEN DEL MAL”. CIBELES-OFF. GORI DE PALMA. Museo del Ferrocarril. Madrid
  • 2013 EXPOSICIÓN BALENCIAGA. PREMIO PROTOTIPO. IED-MADRID. Museo del traje. Madrid

Awards and honors

  • 2019 FINALISTA MODA PORTUGAL. Lisboa
  • 2018 FINALISTA en el 33e FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE LA MODE, DE PHOTOGRAPHIE ET DES ́ACCESSOIRES DE MODE, Hyères (Francia)
  • 2016 MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK MADRID – EGO SAMSUNG PRIZE