Chowaniec has exhibited internationally, including at the Barbican Centre, London; Galerija Plevnik-Kronkowska, Slovenia; Art Toronto, Galerie d’Art Jean-Claude Bergeron and the Agnes Etherington Art Centre in Canada; SOMArts Cultural Center and The Lab in San Francisco; and Knockdown Center, lorimoto, Grace Exhibition Space, StoreFront Ten Eyck and Kleinert/James Center for the Arts in New York. Chowaniec holds an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute, graduating with the Irene Pijoan Memorial Painting Award, and Joan Mitchell Foundation, Headlands Centre for the Arts, and SECA Award (SFMOMA) nominations. She received her BFA Honors from Queen’s University, in Canada.
The democratization of access to art is critical. Chowaniec’s goal is to expand how we achieve this; working in hybrid media (traditional and new) with the conscious goal of creating multiple access points for viewer engagement.
To find out more about the artist, visit Alex Chowaniec's webpage here. To learn more about Alex's, and her sister Chris's, collaborative art project Chowaniec Projects, visit here. Their inaugural project, STARDUST, was held at Project SPACE from September 13th to October 14th, 2017. This was featured in Canadian Art Magazine's Must Sees feature.
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Benjamin Sutton’s “Artists Teach You How to Make Collaborative Drawings, DIY Reliquaries, Read Tarot and More” (Hyperallergic, 2018)
STARDUST at Project SPACE, article on Apt613 (October 2017)
April, 2017: Chowaniec Projects launches, read more.
Interview with Donald Kuspit at Brooklyn Rail (2016)
David Molesky’s “(Non-Traditional) Matryoshka Dolls by Alex Chowaniec” (Juxtapose Magazine, 2014)
Hrag Vartanian's "Before the Studios Open" (Hyperallergic, 2014)