Alex Anderson

 

Alex Anderson

b. 1990, Seattle, WA

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

Education

2018    M.F.A. Ceramics, University of California, Los Angeles, CA                                     

2015    Fulbright Grant, Ceramics and Ink Painting, China Academy of Art, Hangzhou, China

2013    BFA Studio Art and Chinese, Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA    

2011    Jingdezhen Ceramic Institute, Jingdezhen, China                                         

 

Exhibitions

2018    China and US Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition, Wanlin Art Museum, Wuhan, China (forthcoming)
            Wonderland, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA

            Lore, Wing Luke Museum, Seattle, WA

            The New Masters, Vol 1, RESIDENCY, Inglewood, CA

            Fahrenheit 2018, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

            52nd-Annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) National Student Juried Exhibition, Pittsburgh Center
            for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA

 

2017    Art Basel Miami Beach, Booth F24, Gavlak Gallery, Miami Beach, FL

            Meet Jingdezhen, China and US Academic Clay Works, Jingdezhen, China

            SoCal MFA Exhibition, Millard Sheets Art Center, Pomona, CA

            Fear Itself: Haunted Memories, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

            Hotel Kalifornia, Galerie Lefebvre et Fils, Paris, France

            The Far Bazaar, Cerritos College, Cerritos, CA

 

2016    Without Design or Sketch: The Story of The Room, Launch LA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

            What You See is What You Sweat, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

            50th-Annual National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) National Student Juried Exhibition, Leedy-Voulkos Art Center,
            Kansas City, MO

             Always a Body, Glass Box Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara

             MFA Biennial Exhibition, City of Brea Art Gallery, Brea, CA

 

2014   海内外艺术家作品展,山朗艺术空间 (Shanlang Art Dimension), Hangzhou, China

           2014 Hangzhou International Contemporary Ceramic Biennial Exhibition, China Academy of Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

           Evergreen Association of Fine Arts 38th Annual Juried Exhibition, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA

           大道, Zhejiang Science and Technology Museum, Hangzhou, China

           四海藝同, China Academy of Art Museum, Hangzhou, China

 

Selected Press

2018    Ollman, Leah. "The Disturbing Meets the Sweet in Alex Anderson's New Sculptures at Gavlak", L.A. Times, July 4,

            2018.

           “Wonderland,” Wall Street International, July 3, 2018.  

           “Alex Anderson’s “Wonderland” at Gavlak Los Angeles,” Blouin Artfinfo, June 22, 2018.

           Kunimatsu, Susan. “Lore Re-imagined at the Wing Luke Museum,” International Examiner, June 20, 2018.

   

Grants & Awards

2017    Laura Anderson Scholarship
            Edward J and Alice Mae Smith Scholarship
            UCLA Arts Council Award
            Lilian Levinson Foundation Scholarship
 

2016    ArtSlant Magazine, Best Artist Interview of 2016
            UCLA Arts Council Award
            NCECA Retired Professors Award
            UCLA Elaine Krown Klein Scholarship
 

2015    UCLA Graduate Opportunity Fellowship
 

2013    Fulbright Scholar (China), U.S. Department of State
            Frank Solomon Art Prize, Swarthmore College
 

2012    Arthur S. Obermayer '52 International Summer Internship Grant, Swarthmore College,

            The Orville and Pat Chatt Memorial Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts

 

Collections

Swarthmore College Inn

Swarthmore College McCabe Library

Swarthmore College Department of Studio Art

Swarthmore College Black Cultural Center

 

Residencies

2017    Warehouse Art Center, Jingdezhen, China   

2014 -15  China Academy of Art MFA Studio, Hangzhou, China

 

Lectures & Demonstrations

2018   University of Southern California (USC), Roski School of Art, Los Angeles, CA
 

2017   Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

           California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
 

2015    Swarthmore College, Swarthmore, PA                                                                                                        

 

Publications

2017    Studio Visit Magazine issues 39 and 40