© 2019 Emily Alexander

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Emily Alexander is an interdisciplinary artist born in Sacramento, California. She received a BFA in fine art photography from Academy of Art University with an emphasis on traditional processes and analog film. Her work explores the space where imagination, memory and reality intersect. 

 

 

She has been shown in the United States and abroad. Currently lives in Boston. 

Reality

Imagination

Memory

 

Education

2009 BFA in Photography, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

 

Scholarships

2005 Portfolio Scholarship, Summer, Academy of Art University

 

 *2017 Completed a thru-hike of the Appalachian Trail spanning over 2,000 miles from Georgia to Maine

Exhibitions

Solo Shows:

2015 Bloc 11, Boston, MA

2015 Who Collects, Museum of Science, Boston, MA

2013 Jon P. Moore Gallery, Amesbury, MA

2012 Flour, Boston, MA

 

Group Shows:

2018 Photo-Emphasis, Familiar/Familial, Juror: Rachel Jump

2016 One Million Photographers, Online Gallery

2016 S'mores & Fireflies Competition, Honorable Mention, L.A. Photo Curator, Los Angeles, Curator: Laurie Frietag

2016 Line & Curves Exhibition, PH21 Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2016 Six Word Story, Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA

2016 Flash-Flash-Flash, Tumblr online gallery

2016 Booooooom, March Exhibition, online gallery

2015 Postcard Collective, Winter Exchange Participant

2015 Reality Check, VIEW Art Center, New York

2015 Marvelous Things, PhotoPlace Gallery Annex, Middlebury, VT, Juror: Aline Smithson

2014 Snow Exhibition, Lenscratch

2014 International Toy Camera Festival, Nave Gallery, Somerville, MA, Jurors: Meg Birnbaum, Lee Kilpatrick

2011 Open Studios, Boston, MA

2011 HOPE for Japan: Photography Show & Benefit Auction, Curated by Atsuko Morita, San Francisco, CA

2010 Grain Over Noise, Curated by Piper Robbins, San Francisco, CA

2010 Space Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006 Annual Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA

 

 

Appalachian Trail 2017

Thru-hiked the 2,193 miles of Appalachian Trail spanning from Georgia to Maine 

Publications

Smithson, Aline (juror), Marvelous Things: the Art of Still Life, 2015 p. 51

 

 

Teaching

2012 Intro to Photography, Northeast Metropolitan Vocational School, Wakefield, MA

 

Volunteer

Museum of Science Photographer, Collections Department  

 

Artist Assistant

2011-Current, Karen Keough, Painter

2009 Semar Prom, Sculpture/Installation Artist

 

Internships

2010 Louis Klaitman, Photo Collector

 

Memberships

Arts and Business Council Member