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alexarzt@gmail.com

Residencies
PLAYA, Summer Lake, OR, 2017
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, 2017
Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA, 2017
AZ West Wagon Station Encampment, Joshua Tree, CA, 2016
This Will Take Time, Point Arena, CA, 2016
Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI, 2016
Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA, 2016
Mildred's Lane, Narrowsburg, NY, 2014
Catoctin Mountain Park Artist in Residence, Thurmont, MD, 2012
Camera Club of New York Darkroom Residency Runner-up Prize, 2012

Education
Virginia Commonwealth University, MFA, 2015
Rhode Island School of Design, BFA, 2010
Studio Art Centers International, Florence, Italy, Spring 2007


Exhibitions

2016
Lost Cause, curated by Alex Paik. Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY.
Explorations: 2016 Artists in Residence Mid Season Show. Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI.
Enter State: Sensing That Which Surrounds Us. Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC.
Garden Week at 1708 Gallery,Richmond, VA.
New Waves, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA
Mom, Look, Birds!, Curated by Lindsay Garcia, College of William and Mary, Millington Hall, Williamsburg, VA
Witchy Shit: Material, Performance, and the Photograph as Nature. The Farmstand Artspace, Gospel-Flat Farm, Bolinas, CA

2015
Gravity Assist with Sediment Arts, Satellite Artist-Run Fair, Miami, FL
VCU MFA Thesis Show, Depot Gallery, Richmond, VA

2014
Pets, Beasts & Dinner, Bergen Community College, Paramus, NJ
Possible Futures, Sediment Arts, Richmond, VA
Spring Solos, Arlington Art Center, Arlington, VA

2012
Benefit Auction, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY
Gift of Gift of 2012, Caroline Collective, Houston, TX
Unbound, Candela Books and Gallery, Richmond, VA
Aldonza Gallery Opening, Emeryville, CA

2011
Artomatic@Frederick, Frederick, MD
Canteen Magazine Presents: Hot Authors, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY
Cabin Fever, Group Show, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Zine Fair, Camera Club of New York, New York, NY

2010
Griffin Museum Annual Juried Show, Juror Joerg Colberg, Winchester, MA
Human-Animal, Thesis Show, Red Eye Galley, Providence, RI
Photography Show, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
Encore Awards, Rhode Island Arts and Business Council, Providence, RI
Face on the Bar Room Floor, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI
Totemic, Gelman Gallery, Providence, RI
Annual Student Exhibition, Photographic Resource Center, Boston, MA

Awards/Honors
VCU Adjunct Faculty Grant for Research, Creative Work and Professional Development, 2016
VCU Adjunct Faculty Grant for Research, Creative Work and Professional Development, 2015
VCUarts Mildred's Lane Fellowship, 2014
VCU Graduate Curatorial Fellowship at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 2013-15
Review Santa Fe at Center, Santa Fe, NM, 2012
Work/Study, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, Spring 2012
Photolucida Critical Mass Finalist, 2010

Collections
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Candela Collection, Candela Books+Gallery, Richmond, VA
Catoctin Forest Alliance, Thurmont, MD
Brooklyn College Library Zine Collection, Brooklyn, NY
Indiana University Bloomington Fine Arts Library, Bloomington, IN

Bibliography

"HUÉSPEDES EXÓTICOS" by Vesta Mónica Herrerías, Crónica ambiental, August 2015

"Art review: ‘Spring Solos’ at the Arlington Arts Center," by Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post, May 2014

"The Story Behind the Work," by Michael O'Sullivan, The Washington Post, October 2011

"Alex Arzt Shoots Unusual Pet Portraits Across the U.S," by Lauren LaRocca, Frederick News Post, October 2011

"Animal Affective," by Nicole Pasulka, The Morning News, July 2011