About

Alexis Knowlton

Alexis Knowlton was born in California in 1982, raised in Salt Lake City, and currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

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Education

2012 MA Art in Context
University of the Arts, Berlin
Focus: Scientific and Media Image Production
2008 MFA Painting
Yale University School of Art, Connecticut, USA
2004 BFA Painting
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD)
Minor: Art History
European Honors Program Rome, Italy

Selected Exhibitions

2016 Apartment Show, Brooklyn NYC, curated by Rebecca Baldwin
2015 Cut- Up: Contemporary Collage and Cut-Up Histories Through a Feminist Lens,
Franklin Street Projects, CT, curated by Katie Vida
2014 Codes and Signals, Tête Berlin
Das Unbekannte Werk, Studio NIKIBI
2012 9 Balls (solo exhibition), 2nd Floor Projects, San Francisco
Ding bam es hat geklingelt, Sonnenallee 90, Berlin
Exhibition of the Master's Projects, UdK, Berlin
2011 Goodbye Space Shuttle, The Active Space, Brooklyn NY
Kunst im Bau, Unartich, Potsdam
Reading excerpt of Cafereviewreview, Poseidon Gallery, Berlin
2010 Dump Art, Freudenreich, Berlin
Lidl vs. Netto, Academy of Economics Marzahn, Berlin
Site Exploration, Golden Parachutes Gallery, Berlin
Highest Expectations, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin
Demolition Milk, Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf
Untitled, The Forgotten Bar, Berlin
Input Magazine, Buch- Neuerscheinung Armory Show, NYC
2009 Becca, Exhibition, NYC
Butter High, Schalter Gallery, Berlin
2008 Thesis Exhibition, Yale University School of Art, New Haven
2007 Arise, Yale Norfolk Gallery, Norfolk Connecticut
2006 Second Year Exhibition, Yale University School of Art, New Haven
New York Area MFA Exhibition, Hunter Times Square Gallery, NYC
Ouija Ouija on the Wall, Cellspace Gallery, San Francisco
2005 Midden Ardor Order, Art Access, Salt Lake City Utah
The Postcard Show, The LAB, San Francisco
Black Market Auction, Independent School of Art, San Francisco
Show and Tell, Independent School of Art, San Francisco
After Hours, Diego Riviera Gallery, San Francisco
Thick Lens, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco
Bad Neighborhood, Bad Fish Gallery, San Francisco
Transmundane, Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco
2004 SFAI Staff Show, Diego Riviera Gallery, San Francisco
We are a Family, The Red Door Gallery, Providence Rhode Island
BFA Thesis Exhibition, Woods Gerry, Providence
Woman Now, Carr Haus, Providence
2002 Sketchbook Exhibition, Palazzo Cenci, Rome

Art Writing, Curatorial and Teaching

2017 Europe-wide Tour Directing of Educational Tours with Education First, Lucerne Switzerland
Collaborative Feature in Ginger Zine Issue #7: Winter Issue
2016 Collaborative Cinema Weserstr.
2015 Exhibition essay for artist Sascha Braunig at Foxy Production
2012 Essay for the catalog of artist Gwen Kerber
Interview mit Ann McCoy for Bleicher Gallery, Pacific Standard Time, LA
2011 Essay for the catalog of the group exhibition New Work New York in Seoul
Painting and Drawing Class through the Community College (Volkshochschule) Berlin
2010 Curation, Dump Art, Freudenreich, Berlin and production of exhibition catalog
2009 Lecture, Intention Attention, Power of Art Colloquium, Drawing Center, NYC
2008 Essay Social Class in the Global Art Exhibition, research director Robert Storr
Figure Drawing Class Teaching Assistant to Sam Messer
Painting Class Teaching Assistant to Clint Jukkala
2007 Curation, Rose, Yale School of Art, New Haven
2005 Curation, After Hours, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco
Curation, Thick Lens, The Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco
Curation, Transmundane, Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco

Press

2016 Cut-Up: Contemporary Collage and Cut-Up Histories Through a Feminist Lens
at Franklin Street Works, Noah Dillon, Modern Painters
2012 Taking a Walk in Circles, Ida Roden, Art Ramblings online
2010 Die Spielsucht und der Milchskanda,l Petra Kuiper, Der Westen
Kritische Kunst im Tunnel, Bertram Müller, Rheinische Post
2009 The Power of Art, Daniel Miller, Frieze online
Berlin Calling, interview with Mary Jones, Bomb online
Middleman as Muse, Catherine Spaeth, artworldsalon online

Prizes

2008 Blair Dickinson Memorial Prize
2003 Ken Dresser Award
2002 Palermo- Schultz Award