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Ana González - Creative Director
 
 
Ana Locking  

Ana González have worked as a creative director for her first brand Locking Shocking (1996-2007), acclaimed by public and critic and awarded with the `L’Oreal Paris´ for the best young SS’03 collection in 2002 of the Madrid Fashion Week, and the `Gran Prix of Fashion Marie Claire´ for the Best National Designer in 2004.

In 2008 she founded her new label Ana Locking and with her first collection ‘Reentry’ FW08-09 won the `L’Oreal Paris Award´ for the Best Collection of the Madrid Fashion Week.
In September 2009 she presented her SS’10 collection (Clothes exhibition and video art) in New York’s Public Library during the NY Fashion Week with the project ‘4Eyes’ (four spanish designers).

In November 2009 she won the `Cosmopolitan Award for the Best Spanish Designer of the year.

Since 2011 Ana practices fashion teacher in the Polytechnic University of Madrid at the same time she continues working as creative director of her own brand Ana Locking.

Ana keeps herself updated of the new artistic disciplines, as she studied in the University of Fine Arts of Madrid. That’s the reason why she has also collaborated with different cultural institutions and artistic organizations through exhibitions, installations, video-art, photography, seminars, conferences, classes, etc.
MNCARS (National Museum of Art Reina Sofía de Madrid), MUSAC (Museum of Modern Art of Castilla-León), IVAM (Institute of Modern Art of Valencia), DA2 (Museum of Modern Art of Salamanca), Museum of the Costume, ‘Casa de America’, ‘Casa Encendida’ of Madrid, ‘Canal de Isabel II’ of Madrid, ‘INJUVE’ (Youth Institute of Madrid), ‘The Factory Gallery´ in Madrid. NY Public Library.

All this projects help her to grow and evolve through what she considers should be the grounds of every sensitivity related to creation.



FASHION SHOWS

• `What Does God Say´ SS14 (Mercedes Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `McGuffin´ FW13-14 (Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `The Talk´ SS13 (Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Time Capsule´ FW12-13 (Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, Mad)
• `Under Beauty´ SS12 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Stance´ FW11-12 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Insides´ SS11(Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Spinning Destiny´ FW10-11(Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Antídoto´ SS10 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Miracles´ FW09-10(Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Arc d´hystérie´ SS09 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Mirror´ SS08 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Bipolar´ FW07-08 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `The Locked Garden´ SS07 (Pasarela Cibeles)
• `Foreigner´ FW 0607 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Exit´ SS06 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Loveless´ FW05-06 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Naufragio´ SS05 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Dark Camera´ FW04-05 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Beat´ SS04 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `L´important c´est d´aimer´ FW03-04(Cibeles Fashion Week)
• `Eólica´ SS03 (Cibeles Fashion Week, Madrid)
• `Vanity Cell´ FW02-03 (Pasarela Circuit V, Barcelona)



EXHIBITIONS

• `Made in Spain. Creating fashion for the world´ Fashion Collective (Spanish Ambassador House, London. England)
• `Behind the scenes: Art and Fashion´ Fashion Collective (IVAM, Valencia. Spain)
• `The Fashion is Dream´ Fashion Collective (Cerralbo Museum, Madrid. Spain)
• `The Saints of Zurbarán´ Fashion Collective (Santa Clara Space, Sevilla. Spain)
• `Back to the Roots´ Fashion Collective (Gabarron Foundation, NY. EEUU)
• `20 Outfits for Russia´ Fashion Collective (The Cervantes Institute of Foreign Trade and The Cervantes Institute, Moscow. Russia)
• `4 EYES´ Video Art - Fashion Collective (New York Public Library, NY. EEUU)
• `The invisible plot of things´ Fotography (La Casa de los Tiros, Granada. Spain)
• `Man in skirt´ Fashion Collective (El Casino de la Expo, Sevilla. Spain)
• `The fashion and the clasics´ Fashion Collective and Fashion Show (Theatre Museum of Almagro, Spain)
• `20 icons of the XX Century´ Fashion Collective (Indumentary Museum, Madrid. Spain)
• `SkyLight´ Fashion Collective (Trump Soho, NY. EEUU)
• `Bipolar´ sculpture Installation (Cultures Forum, Barcelona. Spain)
• `Regret´ sculpture Installation (MUSAC, León. Spain)
• `Not for Three´ Installation - Video Art (Royal Factory of Tapestry, Madrid. Spain )
• `1 trips around a bag´ Fashion Collective (IVAM, Valencia. Spain)
• `Fahrenheit´ photography- Video Art (American House, Madrid. Spain)
• `Köning´ Video Art (Circuit Fashion week, Barcelona. Spain)
• "Beat" Video Art (MACBA. Barcelona. Spain)
• `Behind the Mirror´ Fashion Collective (MNCARS, Madrid. Spain)
• `Vanity cell´ Installation (Galeria The Factory Gallerie, Madrid. Spain)
• `Music for Landscapes´ photographic installation (INJUVE, Madrid. Spain)
• `629227710´ Photography (American House, Madrid. Spain)
• `7 women´ Video Arte (American House, Madrid. Spain)
• `From 35 to 45´ Fotografía (American House, Madrid. Spain)
• `12 Portraits´ Fotografía (Canal de Isabel II, Madrid. American House, Madrid. EFTI, Madrid. Spain
• Merchandising design for The Contemporary Art Museum of Salamanca "DA2". Spain



AWARDS

• `Cosmopolitan Award´- Best Spanish Fashion Designer 2009
• `L´Oreal Paris Award´ to the best Madrid Fashion Week collection "Reentry" - February 2008
• `Ingenio 400 Award´. Public Award to the best Video Art Fahrenheit´ - 2007 in the 400 Birth Commemoration of Miguel de Cervantes.
• `Gran Prix Marie Claire Award´ - Best Spanish Fashion Designer 2004
• `L´Oreal Paris Award´ to the best Madrid Fashion Week young collection `Eólica´ - Verano 2003
• Finalist Young `Generation 2002´, Caja Madrid `From 35 to 45´
• Finalist Young `Generation 2001´, Caja Madrid `12 portraits´