ALEXIS GRANWELL - CURRICULUM VITAE


SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016  Dickinson College (forthcoming), Carlisle, PA

2015  All Echo - Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

2013  Ghost Stories (solo) - Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT

Traces of Remains (solo) - Towson University, Towson, MD

2012  Lean To (solo)- Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

2011  Ballast Break - Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

Alexis Granwell and Richard Lewis - Mt. Airey Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA

2010 Wax and Wane (solo) - CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX

2009 Broken, To Bring Forth (solo) - Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

2008 An Infinite Distance (solo) - Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, VA

2007 Navigating the Ectsasy (solo) - Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2005 Blueprint for Love (solo)- Europos Parkas Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Side By Side - Savery Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2015  Pressure Points - Savery Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Self-Organized Artist-Run - Guest Spot @ THE REINSTITUTE, Baltimore, MD

Do it/Make it/Yourself - Select Art Fair, New York, NY

Materialist - Curators Megan Mueller and Sam Scharf, Elephant, Los Angeles, CA

Family Ties - Curators Julie Torres and Bonny Leibowitz, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

New Work City - Curator Julie Torres, Momenta Art, New York, NY

2014  LES SECOND FAMILY - Curator Julie Torres, 2 Rivingtton St, New York, NY

Pressed and Bound - The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

Complementary Colors - Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

(e)merge Art Fair - Tiger Stikes Asteroid Gallery, Washington D.C.

Drawing Now Philadelphia - Curators Sabina Tichindeleanu and Emilie Keim Viss, Artspace Liberti, Philadelphia, PA

Paper Paradox - Curator Helen Frederick, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington D.C.

2013  Chorus Effect - Curator Tabitha Piseno, Fjord, Philadelphia, PA

Liminal Sites - Curator Kaytie Johnson, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA

Correspondance: Part II - TSA, New York, NY

2012 New Prints Program - Curator Claire Gillman, The International Print Center New York (IPCNY), New York, NY

Slow Release - Bryan Miller Gallery, Houston, TX

Under Construction - Curator Susan Isaacs, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE

Chain Letter - Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011 Heaps and Hives - Curator Anne Cibola, The Print Studio, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

2010 Nothing to see here. Move along - Curator Bryan Miller, Brian Miller Gallery, Houston, TX

International Group Exhibition - Curator Steve Zhaou, BMW Headquarters, Beijing, China

20: On Paper - Curator Sally Sprout, Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX

2009 Think Global, Go Local - Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

On Place - Curator Lauren van Haaften-Schick, AHN/VHS, Philadelphia, PA

Crossing Lines - Curator Darsie Alexander, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, 

2008 Biennial of American Prints - Curator James Stroud, University of Richmond Museum Harnett, Richmond, VA

Interrogating Beauty - Curator Elizabeth Heartney, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE

2007 Naked Paper - Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

7th Biennial Exhibition - Curator Cornelia Butler (MOMA), A.I.R. Gallery, New York City, NY

Annual Juried Show - Curator Polly Apfelbaum, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

10th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper - Curator Ann Wilkes Tucker, McNeese University, Lake Charles, LA

 

AWARDS / HONORS / RESIDENCIES

2015 $10,000 Arts Fellowship Grant - The Independence Foundation 

2014 Artist in Residence Fellowship - I-Park Foundation, East Haddam, CT

Rose Scholarship - Printmakers Open Forum, Oxford, PA

2013 Artist in Residence - AS220, Providence, RI

2011 Professional Development Grant - University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

2009 Professional Development Grant - University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Keyholder's Artist Residency Fellowship - Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Lake Forest, IL 

2008 Friends Fellowship - Ragdale Artist Residency, Lake Forest, IL

2007 Joan Mitchell Grant Nominee - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Residency Fellowship - The Jentel Artist Residency Program, Banner, Wy

Maurice Freed Memorial Prize - Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia. PA 

2006 Neil Welliver Award - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 

2005 Europos Parkas Artist Residency Program, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

LECTURES

2015 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2014 Drawing Now - moderated by Shelley Langdale, Curator of Prints and Drawings at The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Artspace Liberti, Philadelphia, PA

Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington DC

2013 Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT

Towson University, Towson, MD

AS220, Providence, RI

2012 The International Print Center (IPCNY), New York, NY

2009 Pyramid Atlantic - Visiting Artist, Silver Spring, MD

Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE

2007 Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA 

 

ARCHIVES / COLLECTIONS

Online Viewing Program - The Drawing Center, New York, NY

Boston University, Boston, MA

Limerick School of Art and Design, Limerick, Ireland

Special Collections - University of Colorado, Boulder, CO

Artist Printmaker Research Collection - Museum of Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX

Gippsland Centre for Art and Design, Monash University, Gippsland, Australia

McNeese University, Lake Charles, LA

Corporate Collection - Lewis, Rice, Fingersh, St. Louis, MO
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2015

Co-Director of Tiger Strikes Asteroid Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tyler School of Art, BFA Program, Foundation Drawing II
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Moore College of Art and Designt, BFA Program, Intro to Printmaking
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Moore College of Art and Designt, BFA Program, Foundation Drawing II
Philadelphia, PA

2014

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tyler School of Art,BFA Program, Foundation Drawing
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Moore College of Art and Designt, BFA Program, Advanced Printmaking
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Moore College of Art and Designt, BFA Program,Intro to Printmaking
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Moore College of Art and Designt, BFA Program, Foundation Drawing I
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Moore College of Art and Designt, BFA Program, Foundation Drawing II
Philadelphia, PA

2013

Visiting Artist, Towson University, MFA Program
Towson, MD
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tyler School of Art, Visual Studies Program, Foundation Drawing
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Moore College of Art and Designt, BFA Program, Advanced Printmaking
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Moore College of Art and Designt, BFA Program, Foundation Drawing
Philadelphia, PA

2012

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tyler School of Art, BFA Program, Foundation Drawing
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Penn State Brandywine, BA Program, Intro to Drawing
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Penn State Brandywine, BA Program, Intro to Painting
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Penn State Brandywine, BA Program, Intro to Printmsking
Philadelphia, PA

2009-2011

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tyler School of Art, BA Program, Intro to Drawing
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tyler School of Art, BA Program, Intermediate Drawing
Philadelphia, PA
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Tyler School of Art, BA Program, 2D Design
Philadelphia, PA

2008-2011

Instructor, University of the Arts, Continuing Education, Painting
Philadelphia, PA
Instructor, University of the Arts, Continuing Education, Figure Drawing
Philadelphia, PA
Instructor, University of the Arts, Continuing Education, Drawing
Philadelphia, PA
Instructor, University of the Arts, Pre-College, Drawing I
Instructor, University of the Arts, Pre-College Summer Institute, Drawing I

2008

Instructor, University of the Arts, Continuing Education, 2D Design
Philadelphia, PA
Instructor, University of the Arts, Pre-College Summer Institute, Drawing II
Philadelphia, PA
Instructor, Moore College for the Arts, Young Artists Workshop, Silkscreen -Summer
Philadelphia, PA

2007

Co-Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, Intaglio and Mixed Media- Spring
Philadelphia, PA

2006

Teaching Assistant, Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, Drawing II - Fall
Philadelphia, PA
Instructor, University of Pennsylvania, Painting I-Summer
Philadelphia, PA
Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania, Intaglio and Mixed Media - Spring
Philadelphia, PA

2005

Teaching Assistant, University of Pennsylvania, Drawing I - Fall
Philadelphia, PA 

 

CURATORIAL EXPERIENCE

2014 Gary Petersen: zip line tow rope - Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

Nicola Kinch: Down the Drain - Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

2013 Tiger Strikes Museum: A curatorial Intervention - Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2012 Ross McElwee Series - co-sponsored by Tiger Strikes Asteroid and University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Forcefields - Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

2009 Unveil - Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2015

Kimball, Whitney This Week's Must-See Art Events of 2015 So Far Art F City 5 Jan. 2015

2014

Feige, Jacob Drawing Now Title Magazine 26 Oct. 2014

Kessler, Charles Lower East Side and Chelsea Round-up. Left Bank Art Blog 6 Oct. 2014

Jenkins, Mark In the Galleries The Washington Post 11 April 2014

Newhall, Edith A fine show of 'something else' The Philadelphia Inquirer 10 Aug. 2014

Schwartz, Chip Gary Petersen: divied objects from experiences Knight Arts 11 Aug. 2013

2013

Ebstein, Alex Confident Plotting: Alexis Granwell's Traces of Remains bmoreart 18 Sept. 2013

Kirsh, Andrea Interview: A studio visit with Alexis Granwell The ArtBlog 4 May 2013

Schwartz, Chip Teaching artists at Moore perplex and challenge in "Liminal States" Knight Arts 5 Nov. 2013

2012

Joy, Chris and Keeting, Zachary Video Interview: Alexis Granwell gorkysgranddaughter,com Sept. 2012

Dell, Allison Fall Arts Guide: Visual Art, "Lean To" at Tiger Strikes Asteroid The City Paper 13 Sept. 2012

Vaughn, RM. In Hamilton, the mundane becomes spectacular The Globe and Mail 18 Feb. 2011

Zavitas, Steven Must See Painting Shows: March New American Paintings Mar. 2012

Kamplin, Ted  Scott Everingham, Ken Millington and Alexis Granwell at Bryan Miller Gallery ModernHouston.net Mar. 2012

Friedman, Leslie Paper Fortress Title Magazine 27 Mar. 2012

2011

Newall, Edith Two Artists, Two Friends, Whose Work Has a Kinship The Philadelphia Inquirer  27 Mar .2011: H4

Recommended Picks: Alexis Granwell and Carrie Scanga at Lawndale Art Center Glasstire 19 Nov. 2011

Ribbung, Andreas Upcoming Exhibitions Supermarket Magazine: Issue #1 May 2010

2010

Thomson, Steven Art's New Guard Arrives in Midtown CultureMap Houston 20 Jan. 2010

Vogel, Wendy Nothing to See Here, Move Along fluent-collaborative Jan. 2010

Wallis, Jonathan Perspective: "Unveil" at Tiger Strikes Asteroid  The City Paper 19 Jan. 2010

2009

Fallon, Roberta First Friday layer cake - pix galore TheArtBlog 8 Oct. 2009

Newall, Edith Galleries: that summer standard, the group show, is reinventing The Philadelphia Inquirer 14 Jun. 2009: W24

Steinhauser, Jillian Weekend Picks: Regin Igloria in Chicago ArtInfo.com 1 Jan. 2009

2008

Helene Furjan, Tonya Markiewicz, and Morgan Martinson Via: Occupation via books, Jul. 2008: 96-97, 114-115, 126-127

New American Paintings - Mid Atlantic Edition Volume 13, Volume 13 Issue 2 Apr. 2008: 60 - 63

2007

Navatsyk, Lydia Last Chance or Regret It The Philadelphia City Paper 9 Feb. 2007: 41

Newall, Edith Two at the Tower The Philadelphia Inquirer 26 Jan. 2007: W32

Wurster, Lisa 25 under 40 The Artist’s Magazine Mar. 2007: 39

Fallon, Roberta Tower Gallery: Jacobs and Granwell TheArtBlog 15 Jan. 2007

 

EDUCATION


2007 MFA Fine Arts -University of Pennsylvania, Penn Design, Philadelphia, PA

2003 BFA Painting (Magna Cum Laude) - Boston University, College of Fine Arts, Boston, MA