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Alexandra Grant - Artists - Luis De Jesus Los Angeles

Alexandra Grant at Positive Art Center in Seoul Korea in 2022. Photo by Sung kyu Park

Alexandra Grant (b. 1973) is a Los Angeles-based artist who spent significant portions of her childhood and adolescence living in Mexico, France, and Spain. She received her MFA in Drawing and Painting from California College of Arts and Crafts in San Francisco, CA and her BB in History and Studio at Swathmore College, PA. Grant’s works are included in the permanent collections of Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; the Orange County Museum of Art, Costa Mesa, CA; and the Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX, and private collections in the U.S. and internationally. Grant’s work has been included in exhibitions at such institutions as Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; The Broad Museum at Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI; The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD; and Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA. Her work has been written about in the Los Angeles Times, White Hot Magazine, Frieze, Art in America, and Artforum amongst others. Awards include the COLA Individual Artist Fellowship and The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.

Grant is the creator of the grantLOVE project, which has raised funds for arts-based non-profits including; Heart of Los Angeles (HOLA), Project Angel Food, Art of Elysium, 18th Street Arts Center, and LAXART. In 2017, Grant cofounded X Artists’ Books, a publishing house for artist-centered books. Publications have included collaborations with Diane di Prima, George Herms, Eve Wood, Etel Adnan and Lynn Marie Kirby among others, and are available online and in bookstores throughout Los Angeles, New York, and Paris.


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