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b. 1976 in California, USA
Lives and works in London, England.

Alexis Teplin lives and works in London. Teplin’s work begins within the history of two-dimensional painting and expands to include performance, video and sculpture. Her work explores the nature of painting through its relationship to historical quotation, labour, cultural politics and positions of decadence. She received her M.F.A. from Art Centre College of Design, Los Angeles in 2001 and was the Starr Fellow at the Royal Academy Schools in 2002.

Exhibitions include Abstract Hallelujah, Ludgren Gallery, Mallorca (2022), Fermata, Encounter, Cromwell Place, London (2021), RA Summer Show, Mural Commission (2021), It’s My Pleasure to Participate, Bluecoat, Liverpool (2019), Painted Costumes, New Art Centre, Roche Court, East Winterslow (2019),  The most real thing: contemporary textiles and sculpture, New Art Centre, Roche Court, East Winterslow (2018); The London Open 2018, Whitechapel Gallery, London(2018); The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed, 20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney (2016); Drag, Push, HOOT, Mary Mary, Glasgow (2015); Sacre 101- An Exhibition Based on the Rite of Spring, Migros Museum, Zurich (2014), San Marino Calling, Museo D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, San Marino (2014), La Grotto Rosa. Cardrde, Bologna (2014), sss T !!, Hayward Gallery Project Space, London (2013) Costume: Written Clothing, Tramway, Glasgow (2013), The Party, Tramway, Glasgow International (2010),  The Party, Park Nights, Serpentine Gallery, SANAA Pavilion, London (2009).



Alexis Teplin 
b. 1976, California, US
Lives and works in London, England.


2014    Artist in Residence, Museo d’Arte Modena e Contemporanea, San Marino 2011/2008 Artist in Residence,
            Andrax CCA, Majorca

2003    Starr Fellow at the Royal Academy of Art, London

2001    Art Center College of Design, Pasadena - M.F.A 

1998    University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - B.A. Universita di Belle Arti, Bologna, Italy 


2019    It’s My Pleasure to Participate, Bluecoat, Liverpool 
            Painted Costumes, NewArtCenter, Roche Court, East Winterslow 

2018    Keats Favorite, Aqubar, London 

2016    Drag, Push HOOT, Mary Mary, Glasgow
            HE and HO for O, Rise Projects, Silvie Fleming Collection, London 

2015    Drag, Push, HOOT, Mary Mary, Glasgow 
            HE and HO for O, Rise Projects, Silvie Fleming Collection, London 

2014    La Grotto Rosa. Cardrde, Bologna
           San Marino Calling, Museo D’Arte Modena e Contemporanea, San Marino 

2013    He, Ho, HA, hmmm., Mary Mary, Glasgow sss T !!, Hayward Project Space, London 

2012    Progress, PLEAS, Hotel, London

2011    The Other Side of Paradise, CAR Projects, Bologna 
            21 of 24, Gavlak, West Palm Beach, FL

2010    The Party, Tramway, Glasgow International, Glasgow 
            5cm Higher, Mary, Mary, Glasgow

2009    The Party, Park Nights, Serpentine Gallery, SANAA Pavilion, London 
            Can You Hear the Sea? Blanket Gallery, Vancouver 

2008    Viaggio in Italia, For Guilietta, Car Projects, Bologna 
            Yes Parisol, My Marisol, Hotel, London 2006 l’armour c’est fou, Gavlak, Palm  Beach 

2005    play her armour A., Hotel, London 2003 the nape of her neck, Entwistle, London 
           Chambre à Ciel Ouvert, Fellowship exhibition, Royal            Academy Schools 


2021    Drawing Biennale 2021, Drawing Room, London
            Utopia: Bauhaus in Crisis, Nova, Bauhaus-Universita, Weimar 

2020    Artist Rooms, Encounter, Copeland Gallery, London

2019    Bauhaus 100, Camberwell Gallery, School of the Arts, London

2018    The Most Real Thing, contemporary textiles and sculpture, New Art Center, Roche Court, East Winterslow
            Arch (The Politics of Fragmentation),Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Gallery, London Bedswerver, Flat Two, London 

2017    Stretch Release, Durst Brit and Mayhew, The Hague

2016    Arch (The Politics of Fragmentation), Sydney Biennale, Sydney 
           20th Anniversary Exhibition, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich 

2015    Painting the Sky Blue, Mallorca Landings, Palma
           Unpainting/ Resurfacing,’ University of Hertfordshire Arts, Hatfield 

2014    A Merman I Should Turn To Be, Laura Bartlett, London Inaugural Exhibition, Gavlak, Los Angeles 
           Sacre 101 - An exhibition based on the Rite of Spring, Migros Museum, Zurich 2013 Costume : Written Clothing, Tramway, Glasgow 
           Stag_Berlin/London, Dispari&Dispari Project, Reggio Emilia

2012    British Painting, curated by Tom Morton, GRIMM Gallery, Amsterdam 
            Passages, BlindeArte, Naples

2011    The Party (video), Serpentine Cinema, Gate Cinema, Notting Hill 
            Painting Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
            Maybe I Should Have Called It ‘My Life In Nineteen Minutes’, Calder Foundation, New York
            Outrageous Fortune, Hayward Touring/ Focal Point Gallery, South End
            Sentimental Education, Gavlak, West Palm Beach
            Makura, Whitechapel, London
            Expositions, Blanket, Vancouver 

2010    Salon, LAND, Jorge Pardo House, Los Angeles Paintings from England and America, Crisp, London  

2009    Tag, Brown Gallery, London
            Back to the Future, Stair Sainty, London 
            Arrival Inside, Mary, Mary Gallery, Glasgow 
            Reframing, curated by Barry Schwabsky, CCA Andratx, Majorca 2008 Flash, GSK Contemporary, Royal Academy, London 
            Preformance in A Sleepwalker is Standing, Milena Muzquiz, Liverpool Biennale Jenny Lind, curated by Tom Morton,
            Concrete, Hayward Gallery, London
            That Beautiful pale Face is my Fate, curated by Alex Farquharson, Nottingham for Nottingham Contemporary 
            Summer Show, curated by Margherita Hohenlohe and Max Mugler, Schloss Bartenstein
            In Pieces, curated by Philly Adams, 39 Myddelton Square, London 

2007    Gallery Swap, Gallery Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Hotel, London 10 Curators, Colette, Paris 
            the space between, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin

2006    Flaming June, Spanierman Modern, curated by Sarah Gavlak, New York 2005 Prague Biennial 
            4 Artists, Faure and Light Gallery, Los Angeles

2004    Must I paint you a picture?, Pablo La Fuente, Haunch of Venison, London 
           cleo, artist’s project, Show Studio, London
           Her Kind, curated by Emma Robertson, The Approach, London Martin Marigela dress project, Show Studio, London
           Concert In The Egg, The Ship, London 

2003    Bootleg, Spitalfields Market, London
            Works for Giovanni, China Art Objects, Los Angeles 

2002    Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now, Low Gallery, Los Angeles 2001 Democracy, Bradbury Building, Los Angeles 
            Costume for performance, Jennifer Moon, China Art Objects, Los Angeles 
            Paintland Pasadena, curated by Terry Myers, Lemon Sky, Los Angeles 

2000    Costume for performance, Stephanie Taylor, Mezzanine, Vienna

1999    Costume for performance, Stephanie Taylor, China Art Objects, Los Angeles 
            New School, Works on Paper inc., Los Angeles 


2019    Drawing Act II, The Drawing Room, London, Education Project, Film Screening Colour and Rhythm, Bridget Riley Panel
            Discussion,Royal Festival Hall
            In Conversation with Hettie Judah, Bluecoat
            Bauhaus 100, Camberwell School of the Arts 

2018    Brushwork, Women, Painting and Gesture, Panel Discussion, Journal of Contemporary Painting, Royal College of Art 

2017    Artist’s talk, SIAC, Chicago, Illinois
            Artist’s talk, RISD, Providence, Rhode Island 

2016    Artist’s talk, Contemporary Arts Society, South Bank Artist’s talk, 20th Sydney Biennale, Sydney 

2015    Invited speaker, Expanded Painting Symposium, ICA
            Invited speaker on Christopher Williams, Whitechapel Gallery 

2013    Women Can’t Paint and It’s a Fact, Women of the World Symposium Artist Curator Q and A, Hayward Gallery, London 

2010    Invited speaker on Karla Black, Inverleith House, Edinburgh 2009 Invited speaker on Rebecca Warren, Serpentine Gallery 


2018    Materials A Creation Story, Laura Snood, Crafts Magazine, November/ December 2018, pg. 65 

2016    Arch, Essay Contribution, DORA, Stanley Picker Foundation, CARC
           The Future is Already Here It’s Just Not Evenly Distributed, 20th Sydney Biennale Catalog, pg. 92-94
           Should we stay or should we go? Freize, June, 2016 
           20th Sydney Biennale, Jennifer Higgie, Freize, June, 2016
           Biennale is Back with works to surprise and challenge art lovers, John Beesley, Daily Telegraph, March 2016
           20th Sydney Biennale, HG Masters, Art Asia Pacific, May- June pg 96-97, 2016 

2015    Staging Painting, invited speaker, ICA, London, July 21st, 2015
            Words, Walls, Pictures, Lessons, invited speaker, Whitechapel Gallery, May 1st, 2015 

2013    Sherman, Sam, Pick of the Week, ArtForum, February 18th, 2013

2012    Sherwin, Skye, Artist of the Week 195, The Guardian, 21st June, 2012

2011    Musso, Claudio, ‘Pittura: femminile singolare, Artribune, December 21, 2011,
            ‘Sentimental Education’, Huffington Post, December 6th, 2011
             Leung,, Gil, Versuch, No. 1, Notes and Projects, The Party, by Alexis Marguerite Teplin and Pablo LaFuente, pg. 41-50, January 2011 

2010    Shannon, Liz, The List, Issue 651, February, 2010

2009    Kent, Pam, ‘In Hyde Park, an Outdoor Gallery Stays Open Late’, New York Times, October 6, 2009
            Loundes, Sarah, ‘Arrival Inside, Mary Mary Gallery, Glasgow’, Frieze Magazine, September 2009
            Adam, Georgina, ‘New Shows to Reveal the Thirst for Hirst’, Financial Times, August 28th, 2009 

2008    Collard, James, ‘Flash in London’ New York Times and International Herald Tribune, December 14, 2008 and December 17, 2008 
            Spicer, Kate, ‘Blink and you’ll miss it?’, Sunday Times Style, Nov. 16, 2008 ‘Flash’, Wallpaper and ID Magazine, November 2008
            Melhuish, Kate, ‘Fashion News’, Daily Mail, October 9, 2008
            Lack, Jessica, ‘Alexis Marguerite Teplin London’, Guardian Guide, August 30- September 5, 2008, pg 36
            Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, ‘Modern Artists Exhibit at Lord Byron’s Boyhood Home’, The Times, July 30th, 2008
            Burrows, Wayne, ‘Art: That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate’, The Metro, August 3, 2008 La Fuente, Pablo, The Party, Publication for Yes      
            Parisol, My Marisol at Hotel Gallery 

2006    Menkes, Suzie, International Herald Tribune, October 2006
            Kushner, Rachel, ‘Emerging Artists’, Modern Painters, April 2006, pg. 46-48 Frankel, Susan, ‘Masters of Invention’, Dazed and
            Confused, March 2006, pg.120-135 

2005    La Fuente, Pablo, Display (book) 2005 The Guardian, November, 2005 
            Sumpter, Helen, Review, Time Out, 2005
            Coomer, Martin, Review, Time Out, 2005
            Darwent, Charles, Visual Arts, The Independent, 2 January 2005. pg.12 Davies, Serena, Why Painting is back in the Frame, Telegraph,
            8/1/2005 Romney, Johnathn, The Independent, 6/1/05 

2004    Stewart, Christabel, Show Studio,, November 2004 Baptista, Cathy, Review, Contemporary, October 2004,
            Coomer, Martin, Review, Time Out, August 2004 
            Schwabsky, Barry, Review, Art Forum, March 2004, pg.196

2003    Hubbard, Sue, ‘Art for Sale’ The Independent, Arts, 11 November 2003, pg.14 
            La Fuente, Pablo. ‘Poster paints’ Art Review, Volume LIV, November 2003, p.13 50. Jahresring. Yearbook for Modern Art, edited by
            Marjorie Jongbloed, Brigitte Oetker, Christiane Schneider, Cologne: Oktagon, 2003, pp.77, and 84 
            Slave Pianos. A Diagnosis, 1998-2001 Danius Kesminas, Neil Kelly, Rohan, Drape and Michael Stevenson; ed. Christoph Keller 

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