Alex Lukas Resume

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Born Boston, MA, 1981

EDUCATION
2003 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design
2001-02 Rhode Island School of Design European Honors Program, Rome, Italy

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012
Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
2011
Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010
These Are The Days Of Miracle And Wonder, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009
The Eventuality Of Daybreak, Christina Ray, New York, NY
The Gray Skies Of Morning, Telefon Til Chefen (TTC) Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
And Another Shall Rise To Take Her Place, White Walls, San Francisco, CA
2008
In Defense Of Home, In Defense Of Industry, Iceberger, San Francisco, CA

2 and 3 PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2008
Feudal Echo, with Brian Willmont at Park Life, San Francisco, CA
2007
Jungleland, with Matt Leines, William & Joe Buzzell. Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
2006
Young Lions, with Matt Leines & William Buzzell. Galleri Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
Tropico Post- Apocalyplse, Extra Extra, Philadelphia, PA
2011
Paper Chasers, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD
Philagrafika 2011 Invitational Portfolio,  Philagrafika, Philadelphia, PA
Contained, Curated by John Pyper, Mills Gallery at the Boston Center for the Arts
Nothing To Say, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco, CA
These Friends Part 2, THIS, Los Angeles, CA
2010
The Power Of Selection, Part 3, Curated by Ryan Travis Christian, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
Doubting Thomases, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD
A Survey Of Contemporary Printmaking, Wellington B. Gray Gallery, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC
PLAIN AIR, Curated by Brian Willmont, Cinders, Brooklyn, NY
Some People I Met While Rolling Around On The Ground, Curated by Rich Jacobs,
Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
Atrophic Existence, Show & Tell, Toronto, Ontario
2009
In Our Nature, Curated by Rachel Sitkin, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD
Mayflowers, Curated by Scott Keightley, 401 Broadway, New York, NY
Lobby, Curated by Kathleen O’Hara (OH+T) and Beth Kantrowitz (Allston Skirt), Watertown, MA
Circle Of Plenty, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Next Fair, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
New Works On Paper, OH+T Gallery, Boston, MA
Psst-shhh, Curated by Tim Kinsella, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
2008
You Open So Late, You Close So Early, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
The Disctuction Of Atlantas, Curated By Jesper Elg, Union Gallery, London
Last Second First, Curated by Jordin Isip, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
Dead Space, Lobot, Oakland, CA.
White Noise Drawn Together, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2007
Space 1026 Ten Year Retrospecive, Do It Yourself With Other People, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA
One Year Anniversary, Park Life, San Francisco, CA
Brain Bashers, Curated by AJ Fosik, Andenken Gallery, Denver, CO
Sight Of Sound, Machines Have Magnets, Pawtucket, RI
2006
A Piece Apart, Curated by Jordin Isip. Aidan Savoy Gallery, New York, NY
Apenest Release Show, Orchard St., Mission Hill, MA
Collections, Curated by Roger Gastman. Scion Installation LA, Culver City, CA
Grand Union, Curated by Jordin Isip. The Front Room, Brooklyn, NY
2005
Mystery Meat, Future Prospects Gallery, Quezon City, Philippines.
Some Of My Best Friends Are American, Curated by Rotgut, New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA
Cantab Publishing Presents, Evos Arts Institute, Lowell, MA
2004
18th Annual Boston Drawing Show, Mills Gallery, Boston, MA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2012
Pyper, John, Printmaking in the Expanded Field, Art New England, March/Arpil 2012
2011
Fellah, Nadiah, The Post-Urban Cityscapes of Alex Lukas, New American Paintings Blog, September 17
Rothman, Julia, Drawn In: A Peek into the Inspiring Sketchbooks of 44 Fine Artists, Illustrators, Graphic Designers and Cartoonist, Quarry Books
Tucker, Ricky, Alex Lukas, At a Glimpse, March
Cook, Greg, Contained, The New England Journal of Aesthetic Research, March 21, 2011
Neelon, Caleb, Alex Lukas, Juxtapoz Magazine #122, March, 2011
New American Paintings #92, Editor’s Selections, March 2011
2010
In The Modern World, Dwell Magazine, March, 2010.
Curico, Seth, These Are The Days of Miracle And Wonder, DailyServing.com, May 27th, 2010.
2009
Ebstein, Alex, Learning the Trade, Baltimore City Paper, October 21st, p. 22
Højbo, Simon, Interview and Profile, Zine Soup Book, Telefon Til Chefen (TTC) Publishing.
Borum, Peter, Dommedags-kunst er godt håndværk. Politiken (Denmark), May 9th, 2009.
Jensen, Travis, Of Renewal, Rebirth. San Francisco Chronicle, 96 Hours, March 12th, 2009, p. 11 and cover.
Leaverton, Michael, And I Feel Fine, San Francisco Weekly, March 11th-17th, p. 22, image: p. 20
2008
Portfolio, Proximity Magazine Issue #3, December, 2008.
Neelon, Caleb. Alex Lukas, Bant Magazine (Turkey) #48, p. 28 - 35
Neelon, Caleb. Alex Lukas Interview, Fecal Face.com
2007
Smyrski, Anthony. Alex Lukas Interview, Megawords Magazine.com
Hill, Lori. Jungleland, Philadelphia City Paper, April 4th, 2007.
2006
Kanarinka, Alex Lukas, APENEST, Vol 1.
2005
Tokion Magazine #49, Winner of the Tokion King of Zine competition.

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS
2012
Rhode Island School of Design, Illustration Department, Providence, RI
2011
University of Kansas, Visual Art Department, Lawrence, KS
Galleries at Moore College of Art and Design
2010
Guest Lecturer, Department of Printmaking, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
Visiting Artist, University of Richmond, Richmond VA
2008
A presentation on the history of the East Side Railroad Tunnel, Megawords Storefront, Philadelphia, PA
A talk with Bill McRight at The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA

COLLECTIONS
Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (A collaborative work with Isaac Tin Wei Lin)
The West Collection, Oaks, PA
The Progressive Collection, Mayfield Village, Ohio

RESIDENCIES
Jentel Artist’s Residency, Banner, WY, November — December, 2012 (Upcoming)
The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL, February, 2011
Alex Lukas founded Cantab Publishing in January, 2001. Since, he has released over 30 titles including over 1500 copies of various ‘zines made by hand.