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  Alex Kanevsky


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Valerie Gladstone, Alex Kanevsky / J.Cacciola Gallery, Art News, reviews, September 2007

Holly Myers, Considering affairs of the heart , Los Angeles Times, 3.9.2007

Sharon Mizota, Alex Kanevsky's paintings tell a story about how we capture time and truth, San Francisco Weekly, Dec 28, 2005

Mario Neves, exhibition review, The New York Observer 5.30.2005

Tyler Benedict , Figura - catalog of group exhibition at the Galleries de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Canada

Victoria Donohoe, Painter takes cues from camera , Philadelphia Inquirer, 3.28.2004

Harper's Magazine. May 2004, Fox Hunt

Harper's Magazine. November 2003, T.S. in Her Bath

West Branch Magazine, December 2003, Blue Horizon 3 - cover

Robert Flynn Johnson, Love Affair with Paint, Dolby Chadwick Gallery catalog essay, September 2003

New American Paintings, Number 45, May 2003

Tom Ccaszar, Observation of Time and Lived Moments: Paintings of Alex Kanevsky , Cacciola Gallery catalog essay, 2003

New American Paintings, Number 27 cover, May 2000

Edward J. Sozanski, Raking Light , Philadelphia Inquirer 5.26.2000

Catherine Quillman, Review , Philadelphia Inquirer, 10.21.99

Victoria Donohoe, Review , Philadelphia Inquirer, 10.17.99

Joshua Meyer, Review , Art New England, 4-5.99

Superfly Artists on the Verge - 25 Artists to Watch , Philadelphia Weekly 9.23.98

Gerard Brown, Fast, Smeared and Out of Control, Philadelphia Weekly 4.29.98

Ellen Andersen, Motion paintings , Haverhill Gazette, 1.15.98

Judith E. Stein, Ars Longa, and It Keeps Changing, Pew Fellowships in the Arts catalog, 1997

John Chambless, Review , Philadelphia Inquirer, 3.14.97
Tom Csaszar, Alex Kanevsky - Rosenfeld Gallery , New Art Examiner 5.1995


AWARDS

2007                 
Eagle Hill Foundation, Steuben, ME, painting residency

2006                 
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, painting fellowship

2004                 
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, painting fellowship

2003                 
Frantz and Virginia Bader Fund, grant for painting

2003                 
The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Ireland, residency fellowship

2002                 
Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, painting fellowship

2000, 03            
New American Paintings, 1999 and 2003 Open Studios Competitions   (Volumes 27, cover and 45)

1997                 
Pew Fellowship in the Arts, painting fellowship

1994                 
Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT, painting fellowship

1993                 
Pennsylvania Governor's Award for Painting

1993                 
Mary Townsend & William Clarke Mason Memorial Prize in Sculpture

1992                 
William Emlen Cresson Memorial Travel Scholarship

Mabel Wilson Woodrow Memorial Award

Pearson Memorial Prize for Paintin



EDUCATION

1989-1993            
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA

1980-1983          
Vilnius University, Vilnius, Lithuani


TEACHING

2002 - present            
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, adjunct painting instructor

2005                 
Governor's Institutes on the Arts, Castleton, VT, visiting artist

2004                 
Painting and Photography through the Contemporary Eye, Dobbiaco, Italy, artist in residence

2004                 
University of Delaware, Newark, DE, visiting artist/ critic

2001 - 2003            
Governor's Institutes on the Arts, Castleton, VT, painting teacher

CURATING

2007                 
Vast Beautiful System (barely holding together), Jenny Jaskey Gallery (Tower) Philadelphia, PA


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2008 april         
Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007                
J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, NY, Parlor Games

2006                
Gallerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Canada, Paintings

2005                
Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Instances of Stillness

2005                
J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, NY, New Paintings

2004                
J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, NY Paintings & Photographs (together with Jon Redmond)

2004                 
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA Photographs

2004                 
Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE, Short Focus Paintings

2003                 
Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA, Short Focus Paintings

2003                
J. Cacciola Galleries, New York, NY, Mediated Pleasures

2002                 
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2001                
Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2001                
J. Cacciola Galleries, New York, NY  

2000                
Philadelphia Art Alliance, Overwhelmed Portraiture

2000                 
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA  

1999                
Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE, Strong Light Paintings

1998                
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA  

1997                 
Merrimack College, Andover, MA, Motion Paintings

1997                 
Somerville Manning Gallery, Greenville, DE   

1996                   
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA     
 
1995                   
Rosenfeld Gallery, Philadelphia, PA


SELECTED GROUP SHOWS

2007                 
Tower Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Finding a Form - Influences in Figurative Painting

2007                 
Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, True Love Always , curated by Rebecca Campbell

2006                 
Brady Art Gallery, G. Washington University, Washington, D.C. Bader Fund, The First Three Years

2006                 
Art 212   New York, NY

2005                 
Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA, Very Early Pictures

2005, 04, 03       
US Artists, Philadelphia, PA

2005, 04            
Chicago International Art Fair

2005                 
Gallerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, Canada, Figura

2004                 
Castell Welsperg, Italy, Pittura e fotografia dal punto di vista dell'occhio moderno

2004                 
Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, PA, Works on Paper 2004

2003                 
Casa Wassermann, Villabassa, Italy, Mostra di Opere in Formato Piccolo

2001                 
J. Cacciola Galleries, New York, Form & Figure

1999                 
Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA, The Edge of Vision, The Edge of Sight

1998                
Mulligan-Shanoski Gallery, San Fancisco, CA, Pertaining to Philadelphia

1998                             
Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA, Through The Heart Of The City

1997                             
Berman Museum of Art - Ursinus College, Bucknell University Contemporary Landscape

1994                 
Pleiades Gallery, New York, N.Y. Double Exposure , curated by Dore Ashton



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