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artist , educator

Steven Alexander, American artist, educator. Grant for painting F. Lammot Belin Foundation, 2000, Communications Mercedes Benz Corporation, United States of America, 2002, Doctor of Medicine Anderson Medical Center, Houston, 2008, Hines Building, New York City, 2008; artist in residence, Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy, 2009.

Background

Alexander, Steven was born on August 27, 1953 in Stamford, Texas, United States. Son of Thomas D. and Barbara J. Alexander.

Education

Bachelor, Austin College, 1975. Master of Fine Arts, Columbia University, 1977.

Career

Adjunct professor Austin (Texas) Community College, 1989-1993, University Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1993-1995. Associate professor art Marywood University, Scranton, since 1995. Studio resident P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, 1978.

Visiting artist Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy, 1999, 2005, Parsons School Design, New York City, 2003, Wyoming Seminary, Kingston Pennsylvania, 2005, National Selection Committee Fulbright Scholarships in Painting, 2004, 07, 09.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor, designer exhibition catalog: Rooms P.S. 1, 1976, Performance by Model Citizens, Carnegie Hall, New York City, 1979, solo performances Knitting Factory, New York City, 1984, 85. Composer, producer sound Recordings by Model Citizens, 1979, The Dance, 1980, 81, 82, Chandra, 1980. Curator, editor, essayist exhibition catalog: The Poetic Object: Paintings of Rebecca Purdum, 1997.

      Curator, essayist: Nature-Contemporary Art and the Natural World, 2000. Essayist: Five Figure Painters, 2001, Gary Komarin-Mexican Thoughts, 2007, The Paintings of Goncalo Ivo, 2009. Representative by Gremillion and Company Fine Art, Houston, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City, Galeria Murilo Castro, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, Morpeth Contemporary, Hopewell, New Jersey, Gustavo Rebello Arte, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

      Solo shows at Amdur Gallery, Austin, Texas, 1993, Roxx Gallery, Baltimore, 1994, AFA Gallery, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1999, Gremillion and Company Fine Art, Houston, 2000, 02, 03, Gremillion Gallery, Austin, 2001, Contemporary Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton, 2001, Gremillion and Company Fine Art, Houston, 2002, 04, 07, 10, Test Pattern Gallery, Scranton, 2006, Morpeth Contemporary, Hopewell, New Jersey, 2010, Gremillion and Company Fine Art, Dallas, 2010. Exhibited in Mexic - Arte Museum, Austin, Texas, 1990, 91, Sena Galleries, Santa Fe, 1992, Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, 1992, Takasaki Art Center, Japan, 1994, Painting Center, New York City, 1996, Everhart Museum, Scranton, 1997, Gremillion and Company Fine Art, 1998, 00, 04-07, Macon Gallery, Atlanta, 2000, Gremillion Gallery, Austin, 2000, Institute International Education, New York City, 2003, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City, 2004, 06, Scope Miaimi International Art Fair, 2007, SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy, 2007, Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, 2009, Gallery 128, New York City, 2009, 10, Denise Bibro Platform, New York City, 2009, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City, 2009, Galeria Murilo Castro, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 2010, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, 2010, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City, 2010.

Membership

Chairman Borough Planning Commission, Montrose, Pennsylvania, 1998-2000. Member College Art Association, Foundations in Art: Theory and Education.

Connections

Married Laura Duerwald. Children: Erin Marcelle, Ava Reed.

father:
Thomas D.

mother:
Barbara J. Alexander

spouse:
Laura Duerwald

children:
Erin Marcelle Alexander

Ava Reed Alexander