Alexa Meade

  • 1986 Born in Washington, DC
  • 2009 B.A. in Political Science, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
  • 2013 Lives and works in Los Angeles

Selected Exhibitions

2012

  • Camera-Ready Color, Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC
  • Performing the Body, Galerie Ivo Kamm, Zürich, Switzerland

2011

  • Kunst 11, Galerie Ivo Kamm, Zürich, Switzerland
  • You Are Here, Dorian Grey Gallery, New York, NY
  • Artist Tribute Exhibition 2, Irvine Contemporary, Washington, DC
  • Saturnalia, Irvine Contemporary, Washington, DC

2010

  • The Art of Giving, Saatchi Gallery, London
  • Picture Planes (Two-person exhibition), Irvine Contemporary, DC
  • Mirror, Mirror, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY

Fellowships

2013

  • TEDGlobal, Speaker, Edinburgh, UK

2012

  • WIRED 2012, Speaker, London, UK
  • TEDxLondonBusinessSchool, Speaker, London, UK
  • Memrise Artist in Residence, London, UK
  • EG Conference, Speaker, Monterrey, CA

2011

  • Sculpture Space, Artist in Residence, Utica, NY
  • EG Conference, Speaker, Monterrey, CA

Selected Bibliography

  • 11/28/12 "Picture of the Day," by David Sim, London Telegraph
  • 11/27/12 "Alexa Meade and Sheila Vand's Milk: what will you make of me? Juxtapoz Magazine
  • 10/25/12 "Why artist Alexa Meade submerged her human subjects in milk," by Liat Clark, WIRED Magazine (UK)
  • 6/12/12 "Alexa Meade’s Incredible Painted Photographs," by Priscilla Frank, The Huffington Post
  • 6/11/12 "The Artist in Action," p. A19, by Nell Alk, The Wall Street Journal
  • 6/8/12 "Paintings In (Really) Living Color," by Adam Cole, NPR
  • 6/6/12 "Alexa Meade@The National Portrait Gallery Museum," Juxtapoz.com
  • 4/1/12 "Wie gemalt: Alexa Meade Verwandelt Objekte in Malerei," Vogue Magazine (Germany)
  • 3/2/12 "Alexa Meade: Interdisciplinary Artist," Curiosity.Discovery.com
  • 10/21/11 "Alexa Meade: Photos Imitate Paintings," Yahoo! News
  • 9/25/11 "You’ve Got Alexa Meade," AOL.com
  • 9/02/11 "Her Art Asks: Can You Believe Your Eyes?" MSNBC.com
  • 8/31/11 "Alexa Meade's Living Paintings," The Guardian (UK)
  • 8/25/11 "…More Must-Read Art News," ArtInfo.com
  • 8/23/11 "Art Renews Itself by Innovation," Times of India
  • 8/22/11 "Die Künstlerin und ihr Werk," Spiegel (Germany)
  • 8/21/11 "L'uomo-Quadro," Corriere Della Sera (Italy)
  • 8/21/11 "Ritratti Viventi di Alexa Meade," Repubblica (Italy)
  • 8/16/11 "How'd they Do That? A Painting That Walks," MSN.com
  • 8/16/11 "Alexa Meade’s Human Canvases," Slate.com
  • 6/22/11 "Lebende Gemälde," Galileo (Germany)
  • 4/01/11 "El Vivo Retrato," pp. 210-215, ELLE (Mexico)
  • 3/08/11 "Models are Both Subject and Painting Surface," PBS NewsHour
  • 1/04/11 "Painted Lady," p. 107, Nylon Magazine
  • 1/01/11 Doppelganger: Images of the Human Being, R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, and F. Schulze, eds. Berlin: Die Gestalten Verlag, 2011.
  • 12/01/11 "Living Art: Alexa Meade," pp. 102-103, NY Arts Magazine
  • 12/01/10 "Alexa Meade" pp. 38-39, American Contemporary Art Magazine
  • 9/16/10 "Ritratti Viventi," pp. 341-344, ELLE Magazine (Italy)
  • 8/23/10 "See Alexa Meade Create," NYMag.com
  • 7/08/10 "Tauschend Echto," p. 32, Elle Decoration Magazine (Germany)
  • 7/08/10 "He’s No Oil Painting," p. 55, WIRED Magazine (UK)
  • 7/01/10 "Alexa Meade," pp. 24-25, Juxtapoz Magazine
  • 5/17/10 "Alexa Meade: Acrylic On People," USAToday.com
  • 4/18/10 "A Portrait of a Portrait of a Portrait," ArtSlant.com
  • 4/17/10 "Los 'Cuadros Vivientes' de Alexa Meade," El Mundo (Spain)
  • 4/02/10 "Canvas with Personality: Artist Paints Using People," Today Show
  • 3/27/10 "Living Art From the Canvas to the Street," p.14, London Telegraph
  • 3/24/10 "Flesh Perspective: Alexa Meade" C1, C10, The Washington Post
  • 3/19/10 "The artist who turns people into paintings," CNN