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SOLO SHOW IN LOS ANGELES ON VIEW UNTIL JUNE 23, 2018
4/30/2018


Alexandra Carter : All gods are hot 

Radiant Space
1444 N Sierra Bonita Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90046
http://radiantspacela.com/
HOURS: Tues/Thurs/Sat 11am-4pm

Exhibition dates: May 12 - June 23, 2018

Radiant Space is pleased to present All gods are hot, a solo exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Alexandra Carter.

Creating an immersive tableau of paintings on translucent drafting film, Carter suspends paintings from above to activate their double-sided nature and to confront viewers with figures that float and dance through the space. The figures in Carter’s paintings highlight the performative nature of her subjects along a narrative of fairy tale, folklore, and agriculture. Puddles of colored ink and swaths of oil paint layered with photographic image transfers present an uncontained body, overflowing and interacting with the animal world. Elements of dance, costume, and mask meet feathers, tails, tentacles, and hooves, invoking the hybrids of ancient mythologies and emphasizing intense moments of transformation.

Also on display will be a selection of the artist’s ongoing series using cranberry as a medium, alluding to her upbringing on a cranberry farm in Massachusetts. The tart, highly pigmented fruit acts as a symbol of personal identity, and of tension with familial patriarchy. Using the concentrate and sediment from cranberry skin, Carter paints onto antique linen handkerchiefs, exploiting the staining effect of the pigment while signalling the abject in an intimate history with the body.
 

ARTIST TALK at Rhodes College Oct 26!
10/10/2017


Alexandra Carter, featured in "In Conversation: Celebrating 100 Years of Women at Rhodes College", presents her work, which has taken her from Rhodes College to Goldsmith's College in London to residencies around to world, and finally to Los Angeles, where she currently lives. 

Join us at 6pm on Thursday, October 26 in Blount Auditorium at Rhodes College

Exhibition in Memphis Opening October 27
10/10/2017


Join us as we celebrate the opening of "In Conversation: Celebrating 100 Years of Women at Rhodes College."

In 1917, Rhodes College began admitting women on an equal basis with men. This exhibition celebrates the contributions of women faculty and alumnae from the Department of Art and Art History by placing them in conversation across generations around persistent themes in the study and creation of art. 

Mary Sims and Alexandra Carter examine the roll of the figure in representation, both realistic and fantastical. Esther Ruiz, Daisy Craddock, and Betty Gilow employ color and abstraction to striking visual effect. Erin Harmon and Valerie Berlin find compelling pattern in landscape and domestic spaces. We're pleased to round out the exhibition with the work of Floy Hanson and Jessie Clough, two forward-thinking women whose keen eyes and passion for art laid the groundwork for Clough-Hanson Gallery.


Located in Clough Hall on the campus of Rhodes College, the gallery is open Tuesday - Saturday, 11 am - 5 pm. Admission is always free. For more information contact Joel Parsons, parsonsj@rhodes.edu.

Relocation to Los Angeles
7/27/2017


Alexandra is pleased to announce her relocation to sunny Los Angeles, California! She is settling into her studio in the Palms/Culver City area of LA. Please get in touch if interested in paying the studio a visit. 

Exhibition in Vienna!
3/16/2017


The Austrian Federal Chancellery and KulturKontakt Austria extend a cordial invitation to an exhibition of works by Artists in Residence. Alexandra Carter (USA), Vitya Glushchenko (Ukraine), Đejmi Hadrović (Slovenia), Taras Kamennoy (Ukraine), Bojana S. Knežević (Serbia), Lucía Simón Medina (Spain) and Svetlana Mircheva (Bulgaria)are presenting their works at the exhibition space of the Austrian Federal Chancellery on Concordiaplatz.

The Federal Chancellery, in cooperation with KKA, offers scholarships for residencies in Vienna. The scholarships are funded by the Federal Chancellery within the framework of the Artists in Residence programme and are organised and implemented by KKA, which also provides support and advice to the scholarship winners.

Vernissage: 13 March 2017, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Exhibition duration: 14 – 20 March 2017
Exhibition space of the Austrian Federal Chancellery:
Concordiaplatz 2, 1010 Vienna
mon - fri from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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