The Visual Poetry of a Shamanic Cartoonist Alejandra López Riffo

Written by Miguel Ángel Huerta Zuñiga

Alejandra López Riffo is an artist whose work fuses the visual arts and poetry in a perfect way. Alejandra builds an imaginary bridge that results in the beautiful hybrid of visual poetry.

An echo very few artists achieve. Possessing a technique exquisite and clean. We are introduced into imaginary worlds where birds, figures, humans, trees make a moving pact.

Sensuality is not alien to the staging of this tremendous creator who with true mastery forges dream scenarios rarely seen in Chilean art.

Alejandra López Riffo has all the ingredients to achieve a high-flying work. I have no doubt that her extraordinary sensitivity directed fantastic beings from an outstanding and unique cosmogony

Alejandra López Riffo

Alejandra López Riffo is a Visual Artist based in Santiago de Chile.
She started her artistic career at the Escuela Experimental Artística. She studied Graphic Design at the Metropolitan Technological University. In 1998 she graduated in Visual Arts, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
She has developed her artistic work by participating in various collective exhibitions and individual projects. In 2019 she received the second place in the XII Visual Arts Contest of the

Fobeju Foundation “Body and Place” Chile. Her participation this 2021 stands out with the First Place and winner of the “II Meeting of Women in the Visual Arts” and her Individual Exhibition “Listen quietly to what my drawings say” spread in Chile, Colombia and Mexico through the Group INTERNATIONAL MUA.
She participated in the “CAMELOT” Exhibition through ESGALLERY Colombia, Call for Contemporary Latin American Art spread in Colombia, Mexico and Argentina.
She currently participates in the International Exhibition Of Surrealism.
Cairo – Saint Cirq Lapopie.

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