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Alex Arzt is an interdisciplinary artist, researcher, and gardener currently based in Oakland, CA. 


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Book Fairs / Current Stockists:
Artbook @ MoMAPS1, Long Island City, NY
Motto Berlin
The Annex, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, upcoming December/January
East Bay Print Sale, Max’s Garage Press, Berkeley, CA
, December 8th, 9th, 10th
Chicago Art Book Fair, Exhibitor, Chicago, IL, November 16-19

Rat Bastard, Hammer Museum Store, Los Angeles, CA, September-January

Residencies
PLAYA, Summer Lake, OR, 2017
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, 2017
Virginia Center for Creative Arts, Amherst, VA, 2017
This Will Take Time, Point Arena, CA, 2016/2017
AZ West Wagon Station Encampment, Joshua Tree, 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

Recent Exhibitions
Lost Cause, curated by Alex Paik. Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Brooklyn, NY. 2016
Explorations: 2016 Artists in Residence Mid Season Show. Wormfarm Institute, Reedsburg, WI. 2016
Enter State: Sensing That Which Surrounds Us, curated by Raquel de Anda, Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC. 2016
Garden Week, 1708 Gallery,Richmond, VA. 2016
New Waves, juried by Jan Tumlir, Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA. 2016
Mom, Look, Birds!, Curated by Lindsay Garcia, College of William and Mary, Millington Hall, Williamsburg, VA. 2016
Witchy Shit: Material, Performance, and the Photograph as Nature. The Farmstand Artspace, Gospel-Flat Farm, Bolinas, CA. 2016
Gravity Assist with Sediment Arts, Satellite Artist-Run Fair, Miami, FL. 2015

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

Teaching and Workshops
Adjunct Faculty, Virginia Commonwealth University, Art Foundations and Photography & Film Departments, Richmond, VA. 2015-16
Anacostia River Soap Making Workshop, in conjunction with EnterState at Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, DC, 2016
Teaching Assistant, Virginia Commonwealth University, Photography & Film Department, Richmond, VA, 2014
Camera Obscura Workshop at Catoctin Mountain Park, Thurmont, MD, 2012
Teaching Assistant, International Center of Photography, New York, NY, 2011