Alexa Lee

Birmingham, AL

lexalee99@gmail.com

Education

2024  BFA (candidate) Studio Art - painting, University of Alabama at  Birmingham, Birmingham, AL (expected graduation: April 2024) 


Scholarships/Awards

2024 Ellen Shizuko Takahashi Award for Painting (University of Alabama at Birmingham)

2023  Best of Show Award, Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian, MS, 49th Annual Bi-State Art Competition and Exhibition (Juror: Gary Chapman, Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL) 

Betty Loeb Scholarship for Painting (University of Alabama at Birmingham) 

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Scholarship  

2022  Edith H. Frohock Memorial Scholarship (Art scholarship at University of Alabama at Birmingham) 


Exhibitions

2024 BFA Exhibition: I Am No Bird, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham, AL

STofART: UAB Juried Exhibition, Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden, AL (Jurors: Gary Chapman and Stacey Holloway, Professor of Painting and Drawing and Associate Professor of Sculpture at the University of Alabama at Birmingham)

48th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham, AL (Juror: Amanda Ross-Ho, artist, artist Los Angeles, CA)

2023  Shared Beginnings, Diverse Creations, Gadsden Museum of Art, Gadsden, AL (Group, with Sydney Marlin and Izabella Janush-Hernandez) 

49th Annual Bi-State Art Competition and Exhibition, Meridian Museum of Art, Meridian MS, Best of Show Award (Juror: Gary Chapman, Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL) 

Alabama A to Z: 45th Biennial Museum Exhibition, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL (Juror: Dana-Marie Lemmer, executive director and curator of the Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, Alabama) 

A Recent History of the Near Future: Art by Current BFA Students, Art Lab, Birmingham, AL (Invitational) 

Mysterious, Marvelous, Malevolent: A Halloween Exhibition, Art Lab, Birmingham, AL (Invitational) 

47th Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts, Birmingham, AL (Juror: Donté K. Hayes, artist, Cliffwood, NJ) 


Bibliography

"The Prettiest Whistles" and "Out of Reach" Aura Literary Arts Review Vol. 51 Issue No. 1, March 2024

Miles to Go," "Hard Luck," and "Someone's Ghost" Aura Literary Arts Review Vol. 50 Issue No. 1, November 2023 



Technical Experience

2023  Ceramic Studio Intern, Red Dot Gallery, Homewood, AL (artists Scott Bennet and Dori DeCamillis) 

-Experience with standard ceramic studio practices, including firing electric kilns and explaining/demoing various clay techniques to beginning students 



Gallery Affiliation

Jeanie Edwards Fine Art Gallery, Highlands, NC 



Service

2023  Artwork contributor to Take Back the Night (UAB Wellness Promotion event to raise awareness for survivors of sexual assault) 

2019-2021   Volunteer Art Teacher for Alabama Baptist Children’s Home, Dothan, AL 


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