ALEXANDRA WIESENFELD  

Munich , Germany

Education

1995 MFA; Montana State University; Bozeman, Montana
1990 BFA; Pomona College; Claremont, California

Solo Exhibitions

2013         KM Gallery, A Love Uneven, Santa Monica; CA

2011 KM Gallery, Occasional Beast, Santa Monica, CA

2009 Happy Lion; Man Made; LA, CA

2007 Happy Lion; Paintings; LA, CA

2003 Gallery 4016; Recent Paintings; LA,CA

2003 Eagle Rock Cultural Center; Yodl-Yos;2-person show; LA, CA

2001 Roswell Museum of Art. Going Turtle; NM

German Consulate; Plushland; LA, CA

2000 Dactyl; The Look of Love; NYC, NY

1999 Pacific Grove Art Center; Family Portraits; Pacific Grove, California

1998 Missoula Museum of Art, Clandestine Rites of Passage; MT

1997 Dactyl Foundation,Turkish Adulteress, NYC, NY

                University  of Missoula, Gallery; The Madness of Queen M

Group Exhibitions

2012 Andi Campogne projects, Nothing Comes Straight out of the Ground;
                    curated by Rebecca Niederlander, Pomona, CA
XVY; Hyperbole, 3 person show with Jamie and Dan Sweetman,LA, CA

                Valley College, Obscured Lines, Contempoary Drawing in Los Angeles
                Palos Verdes Art Center; 3 Perspectives, curated by Scott Canty; Palos Verdes, CA
                Irvine Fne Arts Center, Portrait and Still Life , curated by Carl Berg
                Irvine Fine Arts Center, Landscape and Architecture, curated by Carl Berg

2011 Km Gallery, Follow the Physical from the Paper File, Santa Monica

2010 Art House LA; “Contemporary Impressionism” , curated by Lauren McCaffrey and Thalassa Balani
                Eagle Rock Cultural Center, Ruins, 3 person show; LA, CA
               
                Kunst Karlshütte, Nord Art 2010; Bremen, Germany

Torrance Art Museum; The Reflected Gaze—Self Portraiture Today;

                Fluxus Gallery, Sizeable; LA, CA

The Attic; Small Works; LA, CA

2008 Zoo Art Fair, London UK

Brand Library Art Galleries,Portrait in Phase, ,4 Person Show; Glendale

                 Municipal Art Center; East of Eden; LA, CA

                 Art LA 2008, Santa Monica, CA

                 Zoo Art Fair, London, UK

Scope Miami, FL

                 Roswell Museum of Art, Roswell, NM

2006 Black Maria; Hollywood Apocalypse; LA, CA

2005 Angles Gallery; The Great Outdoors;Santa  Monica; CA

2004 San Jacinto College; Uncensored Gifts;San Jacinto, CA

Rathaus; Licht, Leben, Liebe;  Landshut, Germany

2003 Copeland Gallery; Examination of the Self;  Travelling Print Show; Montana-London

Track 16; Travelling Show;The best album covers that never were; Santa  Monica, CA

2001 Delta Axis; G Gobbled IT, P Peeped into it, T Took IT,Cartoons,Dolls                      Childrens’ Stories; Memphis, TN

                 Post Gallery; Into the Night; Los Angeles, CA

  Pico Riviera Centre for the Arts; Portraits: Defining Ourselves;

2000 Millard Sheets  Gallery, Art 2000: Applauding Revolutionary Talent, Pomona, CA
                Dirt Gallery, Hokie-Pokie Show; LA, CA

                Dirt Gallery, Flop Transition, 2-person exhibit,Hollywood, CA

                 CSPS; Post Industrial Barn Yard Show; Cedar Rapids; Iowa

1998 Chico Art Center; 3 Solo Shows; Chico, California

                Dactyl Foundation; New York, New York

                Anton Gallery; Water; Washington, DC

1997 Jan Baum Gallery; My Favourite Femmes; Los Angeles, California

                Galleria Mesa; Pulp Friction; Mesa, California

                Alder Gallery; Le Petit National; Eugene, Oregon

1996 Helen E. Copeland Gallery; Bozeman, Montana

                Katherine Nash Gallery; University of Minnesotaa; Minneapolis

1995 Paris Gibson Museum of Art; Equinox; Great Falls, Montana

1992 Rathaus, 2 person Show; Landshut, Germany

1990 DA Gallery, Pomona, CA

Related Experience

2012 Curatorial: “Do Not Go Gentle”, Group Show with, Kristin Calabrese,Laura Krifka, Phung Huynh;, Naida Osline, Sergio Teran, Marnie Weber

2010-12 Assistant Professor, Los Angeles City College, LA, CA

2005-10 Adjunct Professor East LA College, Rio Hondo College,Whittier, Citrus
                        College, Azusa

2005  Barrio Outreach; “Map Project”El Sereno middle school, LA, CA

2001-05 Design paintings for feature films  like “Cat in the Hat”, “War of the Worlds”, “Dream Girls”

1999 Visiting Assistant Professor; University of Iowa; Iowa City, Iowa;
Preparator at MOCA, Museum of Contemporary Art, LA ,CA 

1997/98 Visiting Assistant Professor; University of Iowa; Iowa City, Iowa;

1997 Artist in Residency,Montana

1995-97 Adjunct Professor; Montana State University; Bozeman

Awards
  
2005         New American Painting; Pacific Coast December Issue; 2005
2000         Residency Roswell Foundation for the Arts, New Mexico, NEA materials grant
1996/97 Montana Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowship
1993 President’s Prize; Montana State University; Bozeman, Montana
1990         Phi Beta Kappa; Magna cum Laude; Pomona College, California
M. Gilbert Award, Pomona College, California
1987-89 Flintridge Grant; Beaver Prize; Women’s President Prize; Pomona College

Bibliography

Poets and Artists, Palimpsest and the art of Alexandra Wiesenfeld; Grady Harp; July 2011
 “The” Magazine; reviews, Julia Schlosser, Portrait in Phase, January 2009, Los Angeles, CA
Art World Magazine issue 2, December 2007, p.132; London UK
Licht, Leben, Liebe; Catalogue; Rathaus, Landshut, Germany
The Downtown News;  Not to be missed; February, 2007
Nico Israel; Conspiracies; Catalogue essay for Eagle Rock Center for the Arts; 2003
The Memphis Flyer; U Undermined  It; David Hall;Memphis, TN; August 16th, 2001
The Commercial Appeal; Pick of the Week; Debra Elliott;Memphis, TN; ` August 19th, 2001
Zingmagazine; Every Painting You Do, No Matter What, Is Always a Self- portrait; Gerrit Henry; Fall, 1998; p.246-247; New York, NY
Crossroads Magazine, May ‘97; Vol I; issue 2; p. 34-36