Vikky Alexander

Biography

After completing a BFA at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (NSCAD), Vikky Alexander began her career in New York City in the early 1980s, working in a very stimulating environment. In the 1990s, Vikky Alexander returned to Canada to teach at the University of Victoria, in Vancouver. In 1995, she participated in the Canada Council Paris Studio Residency, and in 2009, she was the artist in residence at La Cité internationale des arts, in Paris.

Over the course of her career, Vikky Alexander has exhibited her work internationally and at major New York institutions, including the New Museum (1985), the Dia Art Foundation (1988) and the Whitney Museum of American Art (1989). In 2018, Canada House in London presented Vikky Alexander : The Spoils of the Park. Last year, the Vancouver Art Gallery presented Extreme Beauty, the first retrospective exhibition of her work. An internationally acclaimed Canadian artist, Vikky Alexander now lives and works in Montreal. She is represented by Cooper Cole in Toronto, Downs & Ross in New York, Trépanier Baer in Calgary and by the Wilding Cran Gallery in Los Angeles. 

 

Recent exhibitions

2020

Nordic Rock, Exposition solo, Fonderie Darling, Montréal, Canada 

2019

Extreme Beauty, Retrospective, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.

2017

Unnatural Horizon, L'Escalier, Montréal

2016

The Temptation of St. Anthony, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, ON

Haunting Holbein, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, AB

 

2015

The Troublesome Window, Trepanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta.

La Vitrine, Atelier Daigneault/Schofield, 2126 Rue.Rachel Est, Montreal, Quebec.

2014

Theatregarden Beastiarium, Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, California

The Temptation of St. Anthony, The Apartment, Vancouver, British Columbia