My passion is creating collaborative – transdisciplinary – approaches to transform complex visual ideas into concrete projects with effective results.

Allan Jeffs was born in Santiago, Chile in 1973. He has participated in more than 40 art and design shows in the United States, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Spain, Costa Rica and China.

Since 1995 Allan has been working on Graphic design, environment creation, Interior design, visual arts & installation views. His expertise is to convert clients´ complex visual design ideas into concrete projects.

Currently he develops Art, Science and communication with various Biotechnological Centers. He is Coordinator of Residencies for Artists in Antarctica, which develops proposals for communication, Art and investigation on the Antarctic Continent. He has completed four expeditions to Antarctica and is currently working in various Art/Science & communication self initiated projects.

He has represented the Ecuadorian Antarctic Institute in aspects of Art-Science residency projects at international meetings such as the RAPAL (Latin American Meeting of Administrators for National Antarctic Programs) and several museums in Argentina and Chile.


SOME CLIENTS

Civil Space Agency of Ecuador
Sanchez Aguilar Theater
International Water Services Ecuador (Bechtel)
Ministry of Defense and Ministry of Culture of Ecuador
Contemporary Art Museum of Ecuador
Ecuadorian Antarctic Institute

 

AWARDS

Ibero - American Excellence of Design Award. Iberoamerican Biennial of Design in Madrid, BID10 Mataderos Cultural Center, Madrid, Spain, 2010
Honorable Mention in Video Art, FAAL, Guayaquil Outdoor Arts Festival, Municipality of Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2009
First Prize “FASHION ART” Art & Fasion, Museum of Contemporary Art of Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2005
Second prize at the Biennial of Design of Quito, Ecuador, 2003
First prize at “CAPACITARTE HALL”. Organized by The British Council and Central Bank of Ecuador, 1997
Honorable Art Student Recognition. “E.A.P” School of Visual Arts of San Juan, Puerto Rico, 1994
First Prize “Expo Arts student competition 91”. Félix, Catholic University of Guayaquil, Ecuador, 1991

SPEAKING

Yachay Tech University, Ibarra, Ecuador, 2018
Polytechnic University of Guayaquil, Ecuador 2018
National Institute of Public Health Research (INSPI), Ecuador, 2017
University of Cuenca, Cuenca, Ecuador, 2017
RAPAL, Latin American Meeting of Administrators for National Antarctic Programs. Art & Science Investigation in Antarctica. Guayaquil, 2017
Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, 2016
School of Visual Arts & Design, Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2015
University of Arts, Guayaquil, Ecuador, 2015
RAPAL, Latin American Meeting of Administrators for National Antarctic Programs. Buenos Aires, Argentina, 2015
Third Undergraduate Encounter of Research and Creation (TESIC), University of Puerto Rico, 2014
Art Biennial of Cuenca, Ecuador, 2013
Ibero-American Design Biennial of Madrid, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, 2010

 

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SOME EXHIBITIONS

Sur Polar V 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Art exhibition and speaker for ARTEA regarding communication and science projects executed in the Antarctica
Ex+Sistence, Antarctica
Art Installation View + Bio art.
Iberoamercian Biennial Award for design. Madrid
Artist’s book from Ecuador, Philadelphia, USA
featured in Art Nexus for Today’s Arts.
Biennial Design & Video-Art exposition, Costa Rica
Contemporary Museum of Art and Design, MADC
Exhibitions in various galleries of San Juan, Puerto Rico
“Anthropometric” Guayaquil. Ecuador
Graphic art and installation view at the Contemporary Art
Museum (MAAC).
Branding for the first Ecuadorian space satellite Pegasus.
Designed the lobby for the Contemporary Art Museum (MAAC). Guayaquil. Ecuador

ARTWORK IN MUSEUM COLLECTIONS

Contemporary Art Museum of Santiago de Chile
Artwork: 
Isla Dee in Petri Dish, fungus, bacteria and yeast of Antarctic glaciers in latency developed in a biosecure laboratory at the Pedro Vicente Maldonado Station in the Antarctica

Contemporary Art Museum of Guayaquil, Ecuador (MAAC)
Artworks:
The Vile Metal, Mixed media on canvas.
Radiographies, mixed media on PVC
Dress, Fashion Art design of dress and paint


CURRENT PROJECTS

Enclosure Acts
Art / Science project based on microbiology and architecture
Art and Science Residencies Projects in the Antarctica
Art/Science & Communication Investigation
Microorgraphy
Exposure of images with radiation, developed in biotechnological and microbiology labs.

Artwork
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