Exhibitions

2019 TWOgether, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL

Kingmaker, The Neon Heater Art Gallery, Findlay, OH

Magnetism, Joint Exhibition with Ken Hoffman, Lee County Alliance for

           the Arts, Fort Meyer, FL.

2018 Garden View, Contemporary Art Center, Peoria, IL

2017   Silver Lining, Expose Art House, Montgomery, AL

Boys Will Be Boys, M.F.A. Thesis Exhibition, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Cry, If I Want 2, Collaborative show with Jessica Bingham, Peoria, IL

Remembering our History & Making Our Own: A Collaborative Show of

Black Artists in Their Twenties, Art Garage Studio and Gallery,

Peoria, IL

No History, Slayer Gallery, online exhibition  

https://www.slayergallery.com/no-history


2016 I Witness: Activist Art and Social Movement Politics, Heuser Art Gallery,

Bradley University Galleries, Peoria, IL

Word+Text+Number, St. Louis Art Guild, St. Louis, MO

            (Honorable Mention)

2015 Solo Exhibition, Project 1612, Peoria, IL

They Ask Why, MA Thesis Exhibition, Bradley University Galleries,

        Peoria IL

Spookeh 3, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL

Works From Around Our State, Evanston Art Center,  Evanston, IL

6x6x2015, Contemporary Art Center, Rochester, NY

Bradley International (Juried by Beth Grabowski), Peoria Art Guild,   

             Peoria, IL

Eat, Sleep, Make, Repeat, Bradley University Graduate Student Show,  

    Access Gallery, UIS, Springfield, IL

2014 Revival Exchange Show, “Print City” MAPC 2014 Conference,

            Corktown Studios, Detroit

Old Hat, Joint Exhibition with Samuel Boehm, Artist Image Resource,

  Pittsburgh, PA

BFA Student Exhibition, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Impressions 2014: National Juried Printmaking Exhibition,

               Montgomery College, Rockville Campus Art Department,

Rockville, MD

2013 Student Juried Exhibition (Juried by Carol Hummel),

  West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV

Clarion University Exhibit and Exchange, Clarion University, Clarion, PA

Trajectories, Zayed University, Dubai

Curatorial

2015-Present Co-Curator at Project 1612, Peoria, IL (Full exhibition List at Project1612.com)

2018 Proximities, Hartman Gallery, Bradley University Galleries, Peoria IL

2017 Whiskey City Pride Gallery, Peoria IL

Professional Experience

2018 Co-Curator and organizer of Proximities, Hartman Gallery, Bradley University,

Peoria, IL

2017-2018 Adjunct Faculty Member at Bradley University, Peoria, I


2017     Program Manager and Gallery Director in Residence at the Prairie

                                 Center of the Arts, Peoria IL.

Curator of the Whiskey City Pride Gallery exhibition, Peoria, IL


2015-Present Co-Founder and operator of artist project space,  Project 1612,

                           Peoria, IL

2015 Drawing I and Drawing II instructor (via graduate assistantship)

Bradley  University, Peoria, IL

Visiting artist, assistant and instructor at Art Garage Studio and Gallery,

                                  Peoria , IL

2015-2016    Bradley University Galleries Photography Intern,

                                  Bradley University, Peoria, IL


2014-2016    Visiting artist, assistant and instructor at Art Garage Studio and Gallery,

                                  Peoria , IL

   Gallery Assistant, Bradley University, Peoria, IL (assisting visiting

                                 Artists, gallery set up and artwork delivery)

Art History Graduate Assistant, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

                                (Grading and proctoring exams)

            Book Repair Technician, Collum Davis Library, Peoria, IL (repairing and

                                 restoring circulation and special collection books)   


2013 AIR (Artists Image Resource) internship, Pittsburgh, PA (Assisted visiting

                                          Artists, helped prepare for Carnegie International Events,

                                          performed shop-assistant duties)
RESIDENCIES

2017 Prairie Center of The Art, Peoria, IL

T.H.I.Studios Artist in Residence, Tottenham Hale, London

PUBLICATIONS        

2019 Martin,Alexander, Piece Of Mind: The Growth of Supportive and Nurturing Arts Community,

Sixty Inches From Center, February 2019

Martin,Alexander, A Tender Offering, Sixty Inches from Center, January 2019

2017 Included in Expose Art Magazine, December 2017 Issue

Included in Future States,  Slag Mag, Vol. 3 Issue 2, A publication of the

Old Furnace Artist Residency

AWARDS/GRANTS/FELLOWSHIPS

2017 Funded Residency at T.H.I.Studios, Tottenham Hale, London

2016 Alternative Exhibition Spaces, Midwest Art History Society Annual

                               Conference, Panel Chair: Tricia Van Eck, Chicago,IL

Special Emphasis Student Travel Award, Travel to Chicago for the

                               Alternative Exhibition Spaces panel at the Midwest Art History

                               Society, Bradley University

2015 Special Emphasis TEC Grant: Faculty Student Engagement, Grant for

Exhibition of Postcards for Barbara

Graduate Gallery Assistantship, Bradley University, Peoria IL

Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

2014 Graduate Gallery Assistantship, Bradley University, Peoria IL

Art History Graduate Assistantship, Bradley University, Peoria, IL

PROFESSIONAL ENGAGEMENT

2015-Present Co-Founder and Organizer of Project 1612 (artist run project space)Peoria,IL

2015-2016 Member of Backspace Artist Collective, Peoria, IL

            Board Member of Renaissance Park Community Association (RPCA),Peoria, IL

2015-2016    Member of Peoria Proud (Peoria’s LGBTQ organization), Peoria, IL

2015  Curator and Organizer of Postcards for Barbara Exhibition, Peoria, IL

2013-2014  Founder and President of West Virginia University Printmaking Club