Victor Felix Gallery

Alex Kanevsky



Sleeping Game II. 15 x 30 x 30 cm, Oil on Board, 2009



Sleeping Game IV. 15 x 30 cm, Oil on Board, 2009



K.C.2. 91.5 x 56 cm, Oil on Mylar



F.D. (altered) 122 X 61 cm and K.B. 122 X 61 cm. 2007



K.B with chair. 51 X 51 cm, 2007



L.G. with sprained ankle. 61 X 66 cm, 2007



L.G.4. 56 X 81 cm, 2007



T.S. with chair. 61 X 61 cm, 2007






Alex Kanevsky

Press & Publications

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 Painting


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