Steven Alexander

Professor of Visual Art
salexander@marywood.edu | ext 2691
Studio Art Center 316
Full-Time Faculty

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Education

  • Columbia University, New York City, MFA, Painting
  • Austin College, Sherman, Texas, BA, Art


Gallery Affiliations

  • David Findlay Jr Gallery, New York City
  • Gremillion & Co Fine Art, Houston & Dallas, TX
  • David Richard Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM


Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2013 - David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
    - Gremillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
  • 2012 - David Findlay Jr Gallery, New York City
  • 2011 - Heidi Cho Gallery (with Taro Suzuki), New York City
  • 2010 - Gremillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
    - Morpeth Contemporary Gallery, Hopewell, NJ
  • 2007 - Gremillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
  • 2006 - Test Pattern Gallery, Scranton, PA
  • 2004 - Gremillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
  • 2002 - Gremillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
  • 2001 - Mahady Contemporary Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton, PA
    - Gremillion Gallery, Austin, TX
  • 2000 - Gremillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
  • 1999 - AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA
  • 1997 - Suraci Gallery, Marywood University, Scranton, PA
  • 1995 - Kings College, Wilkes Barre, PA
  • 1994 - Roxx Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • 1992 - Amdur Gallery, Austin, TX


Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2013 - David Findlay Jr Gallery, New York City
    - Gemillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
    - Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2012 - David Findlay Jr Gallery, New York City
    - Gemillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
    - Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2011 - David Findlay Jr Fine Art, New York City
    - Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    - McKenzie Fine Art, New York City
    - Crane Art Center, Philadelphia, PA
    - R&F Gallery, Kingston, NY
  • 2010 - Galeria Murilo Castro, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    - Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City
    - Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
    - Gallery OneTwentyEight, New York City
  • 2009 - Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City
    - Denise Bibro Platform, New York City
    - Gallery OneTwentyEight, New York City
    - Pocket Utopia, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2007 - SACI Gallery, Florence, Italy
  • 2006 - Scope/Miami International Art Fair, Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City
    - Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City
  • 2004 - Heidi Cho Gallery, New York City
  • 2003 - Gremillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
  • 2001 - Institute for International Education, U. N. Plaza, New York City
  • 1999 - Gremillion & Co Fine Art, Houston, TX
    - Gremillion Gallery, Austin, TX
  • 1998 - Everhart Museum, Scranton, PA
  • 1996 - The Painting Center, New York City 
  • 1994 - Takasaki Art Center College, Takasaki, Japan (catalogue)
  • 1993 - AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA
    - Inman Gallery, Houston, TX


Awards & Commissions

  • 2013 - Commission, Liberty Mutal Building, Boston, MA
  • 2012 - Commission, Micheal & Susan Dell Foundation, Austin, TX
  • 2010 - Award for Distinction in the Discipline Field, Marywood University
  • 2009 - Artist-In-Residence, Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy
  • 2008 - Commission, Lobby, Hines Building, New York City
    - Commission, MD Anderson Medical Center, Houston, TX
  • 2002 - Commission, Mercedes Benz Corporation, USA
  • 2000 - F. Lammot Belin Foundation Grant for Painting


Selected Collections

  • Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
  • Compaq Computer Corporation, Houston, TX
  • Continental Airlines, Newark, NJ
  • Continental Airlines, Atlanta, GA
  • Michael & Susan Dell Foundation, Austin, TX
  • Hines Interests, New York City
  • MD Anderson Medical Center, Houston, TX
  • Mercedes Benz Corporation, USA
  • Mountain View College, Dallas, TX
  • And numerous private collections throughout the US and abroad


Publications

2013 - Lêdo Ivo: MORMAÇO, Paintings by Steven Alexander, 224 pages, 42 color plates, published by Contra Cappa Livraria LTDA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil  


Teaching and Lectures

Present - Professor of Visual Arts, Marywood University - Teaching all levels of Undergraduate Painting and Drawing, Art World Study Tour, Coordinator of Undergraduate Painting, Coordinator of Art Study Abroad, Coordinator of Distinguished Visiting Artist Lecture Series

  • 2005 - Visiting Professor at Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy
  • 2003 - Visiting Artist at Parsons School of Design, New York City
  • 1999 - Visiting Professor at Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy


Writing, Curating and Editing

  • 2008-12 - STEVEN ALEXANDER JOURNAL, selected reviews and observations regarding contemporary art and culture, published online at: http://StevenAlexanderJournal.blogspot.com 
  • 2013 - "James Perry: Constructing Space", catalog essay for the exhibition James Perry: Recent Sculpture, Gremillion & Co. Fine Art, Houston
  • 2012 - "Gonçalo Ivo: Monumental Acts of Devotion", essay translated to Portuguese and French for the book Gonçalo Ivo: Oratório, published by Contra Cappa Livraria LTDA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • 2011 - "Theodoros Stamos: Mapping Infinity and More", catalog essay, 499 Park Avenue Gallery, New York City
  • 2009 - "The Paintings of Gonçalo Ivo", catalog essay for Gonçalo Ivo: Paintings and Objects exhibition catalog, translated to Portuguese and published by Multiart Gallery, Fortaleza, Brazil
  • 2009 - "New York School Redux", catalog essay for New York School Redux exhibition, 499 Park Avenue Gallery, New York City
  • 2009 - "The Altered Landscape", catalog essay for The Altered Landscape exhibition, 499 Park Avenue Gallery, New York City
  • 2009 - "CrossCurrents: Ann Pachner and Emily Cheng", catalog essay for CrossCurrents exhibition, 499 Park Avenue Gallery, New York City
  • 2007 - "Gary Komarin's Zone of Continuity", catalogue essay for Gary Komarin: Mexican Thoughts exhibition catalogue, published by Gail Severn Gallery, Sun Valley, Idaho.
  • 2001 - "Painting and the Figure", catalogue essay for Five Figurative Painters exhibition catalogue, published by AFA Gallery, Scranton, PA.
  • 2000 - Curator and essayist for "NATURE: Contemporary Art & the Natural World", Contemporary Gallery, Marywood University, including works by Per Kirkeby, Eugene Leroy, Maya Lin, Judy Pfaff, Milton Resnick, Susan Rothenberg, Joan Snyder, Pat Steir, Don Van Vliet, Terry Winters.
  • 1997 - Curator and catalogue essayist for The Poetic Object: Paintings of Rebecca Purdum, exhibition catalogue published by Contemporary Gallery, Marywood University.



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