Morgan Alexander bio

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Education

2014 3 Year Bonsai Intensive Studies with Boon Manakitivipart, CA (expected graduation 2016)
2013-14 19th Century Photography Studies with John Coffer, NY
2011 BFA Sculpture, Savannah College of Art and Design, summa cum laude
BFA Painting, Savannah College of Art and Design, summa cum laude

Exhibitions

2014
remembering, forgetting, and remembering again – Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2013
salt, stem, earth – Contemporary Spaces, Atlanta, GA
2011
pas de deux (with Courtney Cottrell) – The Granite Room, Atlanta GA
2010
a lapse of memory – Archetype Gallery, Atlanta GA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
Solar Heresies, Mammal Gallery, Atlanta, GA (catalogue)
Art Papers International Art Auction, Mason Murer Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
2013
Forward Arts Foundation Emerging Artist Award Retrospective, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA (catalogue)
2012
Summer Swan Invitational, Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2011
Conversions, Evolutions, and Turning Points, Dewberry Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2010
AAC National Show – Grandview Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Patterns, Myths, Imperfections, Studioplex, Atlanta, GA
2009
Rest, Lowe Gallery, Atlanta GA
Greenhouse Project, StudioSwan Gallery @ Serenbe, Palmetto, GA
Heredity – Studioplex, Atlanta GA (curated by Michael David)
2008
@Large – The Factory, Atlanta GA (curated by Michael David / Martha Whittington)
2007
Two Man Show, Griffin Davis Gallery, Atlanta, GA
National Collage Society 23rd Annual Juried Exhibition, Cornell Museum, Delray Beach, FL (catalogue)
2006
AAC National Show – Grandview Gallery, Atlanta, GA

Awards

2013-14
Forward Arts Foundation Atlanta Emerging Artist Award
2011
Savannah College of Art and Design – 2011 Salutatorian
2007–11
Savannah College of Art and Design – Artistic Merit Award Scholarship

2009
Allcott Award

Reviews and Press

Meredith Kooi, “Opacity, Translucence, Clarity,” Bad at Sports: Contemporary Art Talk (blog). May 20, 2014. badatsports.com/2014/opacity-translucence-clarity/
Felicia Feaster, “Art Review: ‘remembering, forgetting, and remembering again’,” The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA, May 2, 2014. D5.
Donna Mintz, “Review: Morgan Alexander’s elegant shrines to nature and found materials,” ArtsATL (blog). April 28, 2014. www.artsatl.com/2014/04/review-morgan-alexander/
Kelly Skinner, “Art & Culture: Natural Instincts,” The Atlantan, April 2014. 63.
Forward Arts Foundation, “Emerging Artist Award Winners / 2000-2013 (catalogue),” Atlanta, GA, 2014. 7-9.