ALEX DONIS  
 
Heroina Series
WAR Series        
   
         
My Catherdal Series        
         
 
 
 
EDUCATION
1992-94 MFA, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

1982-86 BFA, California State University, Long Beach, CA

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2003 Heroina, frumkin duval gallery, Santa Monica, CA
2001 WAR, frumkin duval gallery, Santa Monica, CA
.........WAR, Watts Towers Art Center, Los Angeles, CA
2000 Caught Between, Advocate Gallery, Gay & Lesbian Center, Los Angeles, CA
.........Alex in Wonderland, 18th Street Arts Complex, Santa Monica, CA
1998 Discoursing Adonis: Discussing Masculinity and Eating Cake, Artspace, Sydney, Australia
.........Recent Work, Julie Rico Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1997 My Cathedral, Galeria de la Raza, San Francisco, CA

1994 Moscas en Leche (Flies in Milk), Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

PUBLIC WORKS
2000 Immigrant Eyes, site specific project, Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA
.........River Visions, site installation, Los Angeles river, Los Angeles, CA
.........1999-2000 Beauty Happening, site specific landscape works, Los Angeles freeways, CA

1997 Aboriginal Youth and a Stockman, poster campaign, streets of Sydney, Australia

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2001 Latin American Modern & Contemporary Art, Louis Stern Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
.........Made in California: Art, Image & Identity 1900-2000, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
.........East of the River, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
.........LAttitudes, collaborative installation, Galeria Otra Vez Self help Graphics, Los Angeles, CA
1999 60s Pop: The Art of Corita Kent, Luckman Gallery, Cal-State University, Los Angeles, CA
.........The Perspecta Project: The Politics of Fear, Artspace, Melbourne & Sydney, Australia
.........SONOPTION, Foundation for Art Resources Live Actionspace, Los Angeles, CA
1998 LACE Annuale 98, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
.........Proof Positive, Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
1996 Pop Tarts, performance, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica, CA
1995-96 Across the Streets: Self Help Graphics & Chicano Art in LA, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
.........Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
.........Anchorage Museum of History & Art, Anchorage, Alaska
.........Chicano Expressions, Pretoria Arts Museum, South Africa
.........Musee Du Nouveau Monde, La Rochelle, France
.........Amerika Haus – US Cultural Center, Berlin, Germany
.........Cite Du Livre, Aix-En-Provence, France
.........Centro de Arte Moderno Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
.........Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Cristi, TX
1995 ALTARED, Armand Hammer Museum of Art & Culture, Los Angeles, CA
1993 Lumieres de Californie, Centre de Animation Valeyre, Paris, France
.........Spectro Chicano, Mount San Antonio College, Walnut, CA
1990 29 Latino Artists, Orange County Center of Contemporary Art, Tustin, CA
.........Chicano Prints, David Zapf Gallery, San Diego, CA

 

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