Angela de la Cruz – nominated

Angela de la Cruz has been nominated for her solo exhibition, After at Camden Arts Centre, London. De la Cruz uses the language of painting and sculpture to create striking works that combine formal tension with a deeper emotional presence.

Angela de la cruz Super Clutter XXL Pink and Brown 2006 pink and black canvas distorted and attached to the wall

Angela de la Cruz
Super Clutter XXL (Pink and Brown) 2006
© courtesy the artist and Lisson Gallery, London

Angela de la Cruz Clutter I 2003 broken painting canvases places on top of each other on the floor

Angela de la Cruz
Clutter I 2003
© Courtesy the artist and Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

Angela de la Cruz was born in La Coruña, Spain in 1965. She moved to the UK in 1987 and studied at Goldsmiths College, London (1991–4) and the Slade School of Art, London (1994–6). She lives and works in London.

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Turner Prize 2010: Angela de la Cruz