Adriana is a documentary photographer and filmmaker. She was born and raised in Barcelona where she studied art history and design. She also studied documentary photography at ICP in New York, where she also worked on her most critically acclaimed work, Life on the Block.
Adriana lives between New York and Barcelona. Her first film Elliott Erwitt: Silence Sounds Good avant premiere in Arles in July 2019.
Old Harlem, New Harlem:Images of Transformation, Group Show, curated by Lisa DuBois, and John Pinderhughes. Rio II Gallery Penthouse, Broadway Housing Community, NY.
Vidas Gitanas. Lungo drom
Centro Cultural Caja Granada, Granada. Produced by Acción Cultural Española (AC/E)
> La Vanguardia, Spain
Among Women, La intropia de Adriana Lopez Sanfeliu
Solo show, Galeria Utopia Parkway, Madrid, Spain. Sponsored by Hoss Intropia.
> Vanity Fair Spain
Camino hacia la felicidad?
Solo show, Casa de America, Madrid, Spain.
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Facing Change: Documenting America
Group Project. Member photographer, management and fundraising.
Open Society Institute startup grant.
La guia secreta de la Rambla
Group Show, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona.
Life on the Block, solo show, Randall Scott Gallery, New York.
El ojo de tu vecino, Group Show, Instituto Cervantes, New York.
Solo show, Bienal Xavier Miserachs, Palafrugell, Spain.
El Museo del Barrio Bienal: SFiles, New York.
NYTimes review on Life on The Block piece.
Winner of the National Press Photographers Association: Nikon sabbatical grant 06.
Portrait and Place, Group Show, School of the International Center of Photography, NY.
Life on the Block, through her eyes , Solo Exhibition, Art for Change, NY.
"Descubrimientos"(new talents) PhotoEspaña, Madrid.
Women in Photojournalism Conference
Photo presentation: Life on the block at the park at 103rd Street, NY.
Eddie Adams Workshop/New York Times assignment Award.
Spanish Harlem /Life on 103rd St.
Photography Biennial — Primavera Fotografica 04
Workshops at the International Center of Photography, NY;
Karen Marshall, Andre Lambertson.
Maine photographic workshops: Eugene Richards
Internship at Gilles Larrain Studio.
Graphic Design degree, Escola Massana, Barcelona, Spain.
Art History degree, Universidad de Barcelona, Spain.
Cinema and Entertainment, Paul Valery University, Montpellier, France.