Alex Branch | Brooklyn, New York
MFA SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY
BFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
EDGE Professional Development Program, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
2019 PaulArtspace. St. Louis, MO
2018 PlatteForum. Denver, CO
2018 Works on Water and Underwater New York, Artists Working with the subject of water. Governor's Island, NY
2017 Sanitary Tortilla Factory. Juror: Lucy Lippard. Albuquerque, NM
2016 Visiting Artist Residency. Resource Depot Reuse Center, West Palm Beach, FL
2015 Apexart International Research Fellowship, Athens, Greece
2009 Virginia Commonwealth University Summer Studio Program, Richmond, VA 2007 Blue Mountain Center Artist Residency, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
AWARDS and GRANTS
2019 Foundation For Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, New York, NY
2011-12 Art and Design Scholarship, State University of New York, Purchase
2011-12 In Praise of Merit Scholarship, State University of New York, Purchase
2011-12 Windgate Scholarship, State University of New York, Purchase
VISITING ARTIST LECTURES
2018 Parsons, The New School, Guest Lecturer
2017 University of New Mexico, Guest Lecturer
2017 Sanitary Tortilla Factory Gallery, Visiting Artist Lecture
2016 “Signal House,” Visiting Artist Lecture. Cultural Council of Palm Beach. West Palm,
2016-2017 Cue Foundation. Art Handling Lecture Series
Tooth and Barrel. Flood Plain. St. Louis, MO.
Calibration. PlatteForum, Denver, CO.
Fathoms and Measures. Sanitary Tortilla Factory Gallery. Albuquerque, NM.
Dead Horse Bay The Glass Graveyard of Brooklyn. Urban Glass, Brooklyn, NY.
Signal House. Built a site specific architectural musical structure to house community art events, lectures, exhibitions and performances. Made possible by a grant from the Cultural Council of Palm Beach.
Lilac Art Series, Lilac Steamship Preservation Project, Pier 25 Hudson River, NY
The End, Winter Shack, Classon-Fulgate Garden, Brooklyn, NY
Bad Luck. Figment Festival, Governor’s Island, NY
Fold Out/Fold In,Winter Shack, Brooklyn, NY 2013
Extremely Short Film Festival, Aurora Picture Show: Houston, TX,
Juror, Emily Doe, Sundance Film Festival
8 Degrees. Lu Magnus Gallery, New York, NY Between The Walls. Crawl Space, Silver Lake, NY
Make The Road By Walking, Curated by Stamatina Gregory, Passage Gallery, Purchase, NY
And I have A Bridge To Sell You, Passage Gallery, Purchase, NY
College Art Association Exhibition, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
Trial and Error, Richard and Dolly Maas Gallery, Purchase, NY
Title. SUNY Purchase, Purchase, NY
Day Job, Dexter Gallery, Seattle, WA
Smash It And Grab It. VCU Gallery, Richmond, VA
Pint Sized. Locker 50B, Richmond, VA
Drawing As A Verb. Ouch My Eye, Seattle, WA
Ashes To Ashes, Biodegradable Coffin Show. Good Shepherd Center, Seattle, WA Encroachment. AFS Gallery, Seattle, WA
Ship It. Ouch My Eye, Seattle, WA
Bread Baby Installation. Myrtle Edwards Park, Seattle, WA
Poemscape. Red Rover Series, Nature Center, Chicago, IL
Mutiny. AFS Basement, Seattle, WA
Winter Shack Season Three, co-curated with Nicole Antebi in partnership with Brooklyn Queens Land Trust and Classon-Fulgate Community Garden.
Season specific readings/art installations/performance/lecture series taking place in a shack I originally built in my backyard out of repurposed materials
Winter Shack Season Two, co-curated with Nicole Antebi, in partnership with Brooklyn Queens Landtrust and Classon-Fulgate Garden
Bad Luck. Figment Festival, Governor’s Island, NY, co-curated with Nicole Antebi.
For this event we curated a series of lectures/demonstrations/readings/performances that took place under a structure we constructed from broken umbrellas collected from the streets of New York.
Winter Shack Season One. Bed-Stuy Brooklyn, co-curated with Nicole Antebi
Season specific readings/art installations/performances/lecture series
Between The Walls, Crawl Space, Silver Lake, NY (After the opening the exhibiting was permanently sealed inside the walls)
"Six Things For Art Lovers To See and Do in Denver", Westword, December 12, 2018. Susan Froyd. Denver, CO.
“Ships Not At Sea, The Work of NYC Based Artist Alex Branch at Sanitary Tortilla Factory”, Alibi Journal V 26 No. 36 Sept 7-13, 2017. Maggie Grimason, Albuquerque, NM
Untapped Cities. Arts and Culture, New York, News. Shervin Abdolhamidi. 3/17/2017.
“Art Project Brings Musical Element To Community”. ABC News. Channel 25 WPBF.
April 13, 2016.
Apexart Research Fellowship Journal
Athens, Greece. May 31-June 29, 2015
"Every Creeping Thing That Creepeth".
The New York Times, The Opinion Pages,
Alison Kinney, June 22, 2015
"Man is the Pasture of Being 3: Mandeville in Tibet, at long last", In the Middle
Karl Steel, August 7, 2015
American Alliance of Museums, Curator Competency Update
Alex Branch, Winter Shack: Seasonal Space, March 2015, pages 3-4.
Images Courtesy John Kilbane
"Parting Images from Wayward Girl Productions"
Seattle Times, Entertainment Section
by Gayle Clemans Nov 7, 2008