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    Protest Art Poster created for project Take It To The Streets

Alexa Hollywood

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alexa hollywood llc
Multidisciplinary/Performance Artist and Writer
Milwaukee, WI 53202

alexahollywood@outlook.com
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Instagram Account: https://www.instagram.com/alexahollywoodllc.art

Six Picture/Story Books for your pleasure. The latest is The Fibonacci Sequence.
https://www.blurb.com/user/alexah12?profile_preview=true

Artist Bio I

Ms. Hollywood first encountered visual art at age four when she and her siblings would race through the Seattle Art Museum which at that time was located in Volunteer Park. The guard was wary but tolerated them. In contrast, the guard at the Conservatory summarily tossed the ebullient brats out of that Victorian glass building. After age six, her visits to the art museum were more sporadic.

She attended college at the University of Washington where she worked in the Audio Visual Department showing slides and films in Art History classes. She also showed slides for visiting artists at the Seattle Art Museum. She continued visiting museums.

Throughout her life, she was an avid doodler and visitor of art museums in the USA and abroad. She finally decided to make visual art. In addition to being a multidisciplinary artist she has been a published poet and a choreographer/performance artist who received small grants.

artist statement

Artist's Statement:

Before social isolation and the Corona Virus, I was at a party talking to another artist. At one point in the conversation, the artist said, "I am driven to paint." I thought about her statement for a moment and responded, "I am driven to be inspired." As a multidisciplinary/performance artist and writer I am continuously experimenting with ways to tell a story. And I am continuously experimenting with different media. I make 2D and 3D art, acrylic paintings, assemblages, books, videos, costumes, photographs. In the past, I have created different personae as a means to aid my creative process and storytelling. The four words I use to describe my art are surreal, theatrical, postmodern, and conceptual.



Resume:


Professional Organizations: Wisconsin Visual Artists
Profession Development: Work reviewed by Jeffreen M. Hayes Ph.D., curator and art historian, executive director of Threewalls

Milestones:

2020:Walker's Point Center for the Arts Member Show: One of four artists participating awarded a solo show in the 2020/2021 season

Juried Shows in Museums

2020: Cedarburg Art Museum, Cedarburg, Wisconsin
2020: Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc, Wisconsin
2016: Wright Museum, Beloit, Wisconsin

Solo Shows

2018: MARN Pop Up Gallery


Art Exhibitions
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2020

Ecotherapy, Wisconsin Visual Artists, Alfons Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, invitational
Basil's Ishkabibble's Art Gallery, Two Rivers, WI, invitational
What We Made, Rahr-West Art Museum, Manitowoc Wisconsin,
juried by Lakeshore Artists Guild
Masters as Muses, Cedarburg Art Museum Juried Show, Cedarburg, WI
Landscapes, Langdon Divers Gallery, Fond du Lac, WI online show, open submission
Member Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI
When Reality Hits DRAW WRITE HERE, electronic journal, open submission
Art in Isolation: North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND, open submission
Swan Day Milwaukee, Sherman Phoenix Building, Milwaukee, WI, open submission

2019

Protest Poster/ Take It To The Streets Various Milwaukee Neighborhoods
Member Show Riverwest Artist's Association, Jazz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, open
Member Show, Walker's Point Center for the Arts, open submission
On the Wing Benefit Auction, The Portrait Society Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, invitation
Wisconsin Visual Artist Member Show, Redline Gallery
Swan Day Milwaukee, Urban Ecology Center Menomonee Valley, open

2018

Solo Shows
Madam Odonata's Wake: An Installation, MARN Pop up Gallery, Material Studios, Milwaukee, WI

Group Shows:
Riverwest Artist's Association Member Show, Jazz Gallery, Milwaukee WI
Wisconsin Visual Artists Member Show, Alexia Gallery, Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI

2017
Wauwatosa Artists Workshop Show Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg, WI, member show
SWAN Day Redline Gallery, Milwaukee, WI, open
Walkers Point Center for the Arts Member Show, WPCA, Milwaukee, WI
Riverwest Artists Association Member Show, Jazz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Museum of Wisconsin Art Member Show, West Bend, WI

2016
Swan Day MKE Redline Gallery and International Bobble Head Museum
Milwaukee, WI open submission
Wauwatosa Artists Workshop Show Firefly Gallery, Wauwatosa Library, Wauwatosa WI
Community Show Wustum Museum, Racine WI
Beloit and Vicinity Exhibition Wright Museum, Beloit. WI, juried
The Martini Girls Curate: All Mixed Up, The Art Bar, Milwaukee WI, invitational
Riverwest Artists Association Member Show Jazz Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
Wauwatosa Artists Workshop Show Gallery Blue, Ruess Building, Milwaukee .WI
Bay View Artists Guild Show Galerie M, Intercontinental Hotel, Milwaukee, WI

2015
Annual Bay View Artists Guild Show Gallerie M, Intercontinental Hotel, Milwaukee WI
Emerging Artists Show, Langdon Divers Gallery, Fond du Lac, WI
curated by Mel Konstad open
Community Show Wustum Museum, Racine WI
Steampunk Show, Cedarburg Cultural Center, Cedarburg WI invitation
2015 Members Show Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend WI
Community Mosaic Project Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend WI

2014
The Martini Girls Curate: Attack of the Brown Paper Bag The Art Bar, Milwaukee WI, invitation
2014 Members Show: Museum of Wisconsin Art West Bend WI

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