Alexa Horochowski’s art practice includes sculpture, photography and video. She has exhibited work regionally at The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Franklin Art Works (Minneapolis), The Soap Factory (Minneapolis),  Burnet Gallery (Minneapolis), and Franconia Sculpture Park (Shafer, MN). She has also exhibited her work nationally and internationally at Braga Menéndez Gallery (Buenos Aires), The Drawing Center (NYC), Praxis International Art (NYC/Miami), DiverseWorks (Houston). Horochowski was awarded the following artist residencies, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, United States, El Basilisco, Argentina, and Casa Poli, Chile. She has received several grants and fellowships for her work including, Jerome Fellowship (1999), Bush Foundation Artist Fellowship (2004), McKnight Fellowship (2005/2014), MN State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant (2012/2014).

Education
1997          MFA University of Michigan
1988          Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Journalism, University of Missouri, Columbia

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016          Club Disminución, Iris and Gerald Cantor Gallery, Worcester, MA                                           2014          Club Disminución, The Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN              
2012          Cochayuyo, Casa Poli, Coliumo, Chile
2011           Cloud Cave, Burnet Art Gallery, Minneapolis
2010          Dowel Mountain, Art of This Gallery, Minneapolis
2009         Unnatural Horizons, Praxis International Art, NYC
2008         Who’s to say how it all ends, Praxis International Art, Miami, FL
2007         La Sonámbula, Braga Menendez Gallery, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2007         The Unicorn in Captivity, Navta Schulz & Monique Meloche Galleries, Chicago, IL
2006         The Unicorn In Captivity, MAEP, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN
2004         Drawings, Braga Menendez Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2003         Winter Wonderland, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibition

2016          Resident Artist, Highpoint Center for Printmaking, Minneapolis, MN                                                              SuperustedUrban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

2015          SuperustedMidwest Biennial, The Soap Factory, MN

2014          Mundane Train, Franconia Casket Arts, Minneapolis, MN
                 Monster Drawing Rally, Midway Contemporary, Minneapolis, MN

2013          Powerlines II, Thomas Barry Fine Arts, Minneapolis, MN
                  H.M.S., Silverwood Park, St. Anthony Village, M

2012          Anniversary Show: Minnesota Artists, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, MN
                  H.M.S., Silverwood Park, St. Anthony Village, MN
                  Day Job, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Philip Feldman Gallery, Portland, OR

2011           Day Job, Drawing Center, New York, NY
                  Field Day, Silverwood Park in collaboration with the Walker Art Center, MN
                  Cloud Cave w/Artifact Shore (installation/sound art), Northern Spark Festival, Mpls, MN

2010           Iron Cooler, Franconia Sculpture Park, Minneapolis, MN Balcón Project, Concepción,Chile
                   Ver
ge Art Fair, Nurture Art, New York (screening)

2009          Dia de los Muertos, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
                   I’m holding on for that teenage feeling, College of Visual Arts, St. Paul, MN

2008          Galeria Contrast (Barcelona), Toronto International Art Fair, Canada
                   Hollywood Flats, Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN

2007           Enchanted, Katherine Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, MN El Basilisco, BA, Argentina
                   Expansive Link, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
                   Braga Menendez Arte Contemporaneo, ArteBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2006          El Zorzal Criollo, Pulse Art Fair, Miami, FL

Selected Fellowships
2014           McKnight Fellowship, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN
2013           St Cloud State Faculty Improvement Research Grant, St Cloud, MN
2012           Artist Initiative Grant, Minnesota State Arts Board, MN
2004          Bush Fellowship, Minneapolis, MN (catalogue)
2003          McKnight Fellowship, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN (catalogue)
2001           Jerome Fellowship, MCAD, Minneapolis, MN (catalogue)

Artist Residencies
2013           Artist Residency, Casa Poli, Coliumo, Chile
2011            Franconia Sculpture Park, Metal Casting Resident Artist, Shafer, MN
2008          Can Serrat, Artist Residency, El Bruc, Spain              
2007          El Basilisco, Artist Residency, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2004          Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Artist Residency, Omaha, NE

Selected Bibliography
2015     
http://www.mnartists.org/article/rust-never-sleeps, Rust Never Sleeps, Craig Olson,
October 14
http://www.mnartists.org/article/unintended-consequences-art, The (Un)Intended Consequences of Art, Alexa Horochowski, September 11

2014     
Artforum, Critic’s Picks, October

http://photomediationsmachine.net/2015/01/13/club-disminucion/, Club Disminución,           Photomediations, Curator/Professor Joanna Zylinska, Goldsmiths University of London, UK,       December 1
The Star Tribune, Deconstructed pictures at Highpoint, reconstructed nature at Soap Factory, Mary Abbe, September 18
http://www.mnartists.org/article/club-end-world, A Club at the End of the World, Christina Schmid, October 16
Club Disminución, artist book, MVA Studio, September                 

2012     
Alzaprima, AP4, Journal, University of Concepción, Chile, ISSN 0718-8595

2011     
New York Times, “Day Job” by Ken Johnson, January, 21, 2011 artnet, “Day Job” by NF. Karlins, January 19
Village Voice, “Day Job” by Robert Shuster, December, 12
Star Tribune/Vita.mn, “Landscape of the Imagination,” Mary Abbe, May 12
Local Artists Interviews, “Alexa Horochowski-Sculptor,” Michael McGraw, May 6
Frank 151 (interview), “A Sculpture View: Alexa Horochowski,” J. Erakit, May 4
Northern Spark, “Alexa Horochowski, Cloud Cave,” June 4-5                                                            

2010     
Drawing Papers 95, The Drawing Center, Exhibition catalog, Dec 10 – Feb 3

3-Minute Egg, artist profile, Matt Peiken, October
http://www.vergeartfair.com/events_NYC10.html, March 4

2009     
El Basilisco, Artist Residency Catalog 2004-2009, Buenos Aires

Professional Academic Experience

2012-2016
Director, Kiehle Visual Arts Gallery, SCSU, St. Cloud, MN

2002-Present
Full Professor, Sculpture, St. Cloud State University, MN

Bilingual in English and Spanish

 

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