Alexis Granwell

Selected works

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  • Born in New York City, NY, 1981
  • Lives and works in Philadelphia, PA


  • 2007 MFA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2003 BFA, Boston University, Boston, MA


  • 2011
    Ballast Break, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
    Alexis Granwell, Mt. Airy Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010
    Wax and Wane, Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL), Houston, TX
  • 2009
    Broken, To Bring Forth, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2008
    An Infinite Distance, Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, VA
  • 2007
    Navigating the Ecstasy, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2005
    Blueprint for Love, Europos Parkas Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania


  • 2012
    Under Construction (curator Maize Hixson), Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
  • 2011
    Chain Letter, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Heaps and Hives (curator Anne Cibola), The Print Studio, Hamilton, ON
    Work, The Crane, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2010
    Nothing to see here. Move along., Bryan Miller Gallery (CTRL), Houston, TX
    International Exhibition, BMW Headquarters, Beijing, China (curator Steve Zhao)
    Alexis Granwell and Greg Minah, DLA Piper, Washington D.C.
    20: On Paper, Williams Tower Gallery (curator Sally Sprout), Houston, TX
  • 2009
    Think Global, Go Local, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    On Place: Alexis Granwell, Karsten Grumstrup, Heidi Neilson, AHN/VHS, Philadelphia, PA
    Art Crossing Lines, Delaware Center for Contemporary, Wilmington, DE (curator Darsie Alexander, Walker Art Museum)
    Getting Ready for Prom, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2008
    Paper Show, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    Interrogating Beauty, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE (curator Elizabeth Heartney, Art in America)
    2008 Biennial of American Prints, University of Richmond Museum, Richmond, VA
    Philadelphia Sculptors, West Chester University, West Chester, PA
    Art of the State, The State Museum of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, PA (curator Bill Scott, Art in America)
  • 2007
    Naked Papers, Jenny Jaskey Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    7th Biennial Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY (curator Cornelia Butler, MoMA)
    North American Print Biennial, Boston Printmakers, Boston, MA (curator Judith B. Hecker, MOMA)
    10th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper, McNeese University, Lake Charles, LA (curator Anne Wilkes Tucker)
    31st Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL (cat.)
    Annual Juried Exhibition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA (curator Polly Apfelbaum)