Alexis Anne Mackenzie, b. 1979, lives and works in Glasgow, Scotland. She received her BFA from Tufts University / School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA and has shown in solo and two-person shows at Ampersand, Portland, OR; Swarm Gallery, Oakland, CA; EBERSMOORE, Chicago, IL and POVevolving Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; among others, as well as in group exhibitions including MOMA PS1, New York, NY; Berkeley Art Center, CA; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL; and The Hole, New York, NY. In 2012 she received the Wynn Newhouse Award and her work is held in numerous private collections.
b. Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1979.
Currently residing in Glasgow, Scotland.
BFA: Tufts University / School of the Museum of Fine Arts, 2003. Boston, MA.
The Aegean Center for Fine Arts, Fall 1998. Pistoia, IT & Paros, GR.
Solo and Two Person Exhibitions
Ghosting, Voided Archive, Glasgow, UK. June 2015
Interference. Amersand, Portland, OR. June 3-22, 2014
Arrangements. Deer Run. Cambria, CA. October 4 – December 1, 2013
Drift. With Francesca Berrini. Ampersand. Portland, OR. 2012
Head, Heart, Hands. With Lena Szczesna. Starter Galeria. Warsaw. 2012
Look Alive, KRETS. Malmö, Sweden. 2012
Juxtaposed in its Essence. With Doug Stapleton. Gallery One, Elgin, IL. 2011.
Bloom & Gloom. With Katy Horan. Swarm Gallery, Oakland. 2011.
All the Colors of the Dark, EBERSMOORE. Chicago. 2010
Dreaming Is Easy, POVevolving Gallery. Los Angeles. 2010
Never Be Sad, Park Life. San Francisco. 2009
Fool’s Gold, POVevolving Gallery, Los Angeles. 2008
Pattern / Chaos, Cinders Gallery, New York, NY. Sept 11 – Oct 12, 2015
The Duck Show, Minotaur Projects, curated by Ryan Travis Christian. Los Angeles, CA. March 28, 2015
Art for Dubai Expo 2020, Dubai World Trade Center.. Dubai, UAE. Winter 2015
Drawable, F.L.A. Gallery. Gainesville, FL. Oct 19 – Dec 8, 2013
Plant/Book Store, Ed. Varie / MOMA PS1. New York, NY. September 19-22, 2013
Future Tense, CES Contemporary. Laguna Beach, CA. June 29 – Sept 5, 2013
Dirty Fingers, Cinders Gallery / F.L.A. Gallery. New York / Florida. May 25 – June 9, 2013
Wynn Newhouse 2012 Awards Exhibition, Palitz Gallery. New York, NY. April-June, 2013.
The Diamond Sea, FFDG. October 13, 2012.
Where My Cones At, Traveling exhibition curated by Ryan Travis Christian. 2012.
November Group Show, Guerrero Gallery. November 2011.
Paper Quilt, Berkeley Art Center. October 2011.
Nothing to Say, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco. 2011.
Ah, Wilderness!, EBERSMOORE, Chicago. 2010.
Flesh and Bone, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago. 2010.
Wild Card, Johalla Projects, Chicago. 2010.
Re:Form School, The Hole, New York. 2010.
Mano/Mundo/Corazón, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago. 2010.
New Directions In Collage, NEIU Fine Arts Center Gallery, Chicago. 2010.
Group Show, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco. 2010.
Hide and Seek, KRETS Gallery, Malmö, Sweden. 2010.
Paper!Awesome!, Baer Ridgway Exhibitions, San Francisco. 2010.
Mash-Up, WAS Gallery, Copenhagen, DK. 2009.
Control C, Control V, ebersb9 gallery. Chicago. 2009.
Savage Whiskers, FFDG, San Francisco. 2008.
Selfless, Wolfe Contemporary. San Francisco, May 2013.
Artists: Daniel Arnold, Elizabeth Huey, Senalka McDonald, Davida Nemeroff, Laura Swanson.
Immaterial, Wolfe Contemporary. San Francisco, June 2012.
Artists: Michelle Blade, Bryson Gill, Rachel Kaye, Sarah Thibault, Jacob Tillman.
Controlled Environments, Wolfe Contemporary. San Francisco, January 2012.
Artists: Kim Keever, Davida Nemeroff, Christine Nguyen, Heidi Norton, Wintergarten, Ltd.
Sight Unseen, Wolfe Contemporary. San Francisco, June 2011.
Artists: Dan Attoe, Kirsten Deirup, Shawn Kuruneru, Frank Magnotta.
Dissonance, POVevolving. Los Angeles, December 2010.
Artists: James Chronister, Shawn Kuruneru, Dominic Paul Moore,
Christopher Norris, Simone Shubuck, Jacob Tillman.
2016 Tier 1 Exceptional Talent Visa; endorsed by Arts Council England.
2012 Wynn Newhouse Award
WIRED, 22.11. In print and online animation. November 22, 2014.
Garden Variety, Ed. Varie. September 2013
New York Times Sunday Review, Look Carefully At Those Seeds, March 2, 2013.
Little Paper Planes, Chronicle Books, 2012.
Juxtapoz Illustration II, Gingko Press, 2012.
Zeit Magazine, 99 Fragen (print edition), March 31, 2011.
New York Times Magazine, On Language: Pigskin Parlance, January 28, 2011.
Gratuitous Type, Issue 1, Winter 2011.
Phoebe, George Mason University, cover artist & poster insert, Spring 2010.
Art for Obama, Abrams Books, October 2009.
The Rest Is Up To You, Chronicle Books, August 2009.
Western Humanities Review, cover artist, Summer 2009.
King Brown Magazine, Issue 5, May 2009.
Instant City, Issue 6: Disappeared, 2008.
Faesthetic, Issues 5 & 6, 2005-6.
Curvy III, Paper Tiger Media Group, 2006.
Neomu, Issues 6 & 7, 2003-4.
Selected Private Collections
Susan and Michael Hort, New York, NY
Douglas Maxwell, New York, NY
Howard Tullman, Chicago, IL
Norman Dubrow, New York, NY
The Neumann Family, New York, NY
Lenore & Herbert Schorr, Los Angeles, CA & New York, NY
Stacey Goergen, New York, NY