Ana García-López

Vice-Dean for Institutional Relationships and Research at the Faculty of Fine Arts
University of Granada

Granada, Spain

Ana García-López is Doctor in Fine Arts since 2003. Her doctoral thesis was graded with Summa Cum Laude and awarded with the PhD Extraordinary Award at the University of Granada (UGR) in 2003. She studied Fine Arts and a two-year specialization in Environmental Design. Her postgraduate in “Computer Graphics” was at the UCLA (USA) (1992-93). She has also studied Translation and Interpretation.

She is currently Vice-Dean for Institutional Relationships and Research at the Fine Arts Faculty (UGR) and professor of Media Art Projects and Exhibition Design. She also coordinates the Master of Museology at the UGR. She has participated in several research projects such as the SPORA Project. Art, Science and Technology, Research project funded by the Office Knowledge Transfer at the University of Granada, and the Innovation Dept. of the Andalusian regional Government. the FP7 Marie Curie “Global Contemporary art market: the intrinsic and sociological components of Financial and artistic value of Artworks (GlocalFineArt) or the cross border project “Cultural Transfer on Crafts, Design and Contemporary Art” in Morocco and Spain funded by the International Campus of Excellence. She has many international articles mainly in Artistic Research.

She is Associate Editor of the International Journal for the Arts in Society and the Journal of Artistic Research. She is member of the steering committee of Paradox Fine Art European Forum and has coordinated the 2013 Biennial Conference of Paradox Fine Art European Forum Granada, September 12th-13th, 2013.

She has lectured in postgraduate courses and Doctoral Programs and organized Research Conferences. She has also taught in Los Angeles, CA, California Bilingual Education program (1992-1997) and obtained the California teacher’s credential.

She has directed the International Exhibition on Ephemeral Art in Granada in 2008 and 2009, and the Granada Millenium Biennale. Contemporary Art and Heritage in November and December 2011 (

She founded the company ALDEAVISUAL in 1999 for multimedia design and animation and interactive projects. She is president of the Cultural Society 'ARTES ARt, Technology and Society' that produces workshops and activities such as Sound Art Workshop, Art and Environment, Vjing in contemporary art work, and Conferences on Augmented Stage, etc…) and some international exhibitions.

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