Tania de Leon is a Mexican visual artist dedicated to experimental animation, drawing, and engraving. Her artistic work has been exhibited in different cultural spaces, in different countries: Canada, Germany, Poland, Uruguay, Taiwan, Cuba, Argentina, Brasil and Spain. Her animation films have been projected in different festivals, such as: Experimental Film Festival, Festival de Cine Experimental de Bogotá, Animac Lleida, Animasivo, among others. Her more recent animated project is Chronographs. A Personal Digest of Time.
In 2005 Tania obtained the PhD in Fine Arts specialized in Expressive, Formal and Spatial-Temporal Components of Animation, at the Universidad Politécnica de Valencia (UPV), Spain. Before that, she acquired a Master Degree in Multimedia Production for the Internet at the same university. She also has Master Degree in History of Art and a Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Arts both from the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
In 2013 she was honored with one of the most important academic awards in Mexico, the National Acknowledgment for Young Academic (Reconocimento Universidad Nacional para Jóvenes Académicos UNAM).
Teaching experience: Facultad de Artes y Diseño –UNAM-, Tecnológico de Monterrey CCM ITESM, Mexico City, and Universitat Jaume I at Castellon, Spain.