ALEXIS GRANWELL received an MFA from The University of Pennsylvania and a BFA from Boston University. She has been exhibiting in the US and abroad for the last 15 years. Granwell is a Professor of Art and currently teaches at Tyler School of Art and Moore College of Art and Design. She is a co-director and one of the founding members of Tiger Strikes Asteroid, an artist collective, in Philadelphia.
Granwell is a recipient of The Independence Foundation Fine Arts Fellowship Grant for 2015. Through this grant, she attended a residency at the prestigious papermill Dieu Donne in New York, NY. She has also been awarded residencies at the I-Park Foundation, East Hadaam, CT; AS220, Providence, RI; Printmakers Open Forum, Oxford, PA; Ragdale Artist Residency, Lake Forest, IL; and Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY.
She has lectured at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, PA;Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA; Towson University, Baltimore, MD; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE, and AS220, Providence, RI.
Her work has been reviewed in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, The Globe and Mail, Art F City, The Art Blog, and New American Paintings.