Alexis Rockman

(American, b. 1962)

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Alexis Rockman

Blue Emissions, 2006

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Alexis Rockman

Mangrove, 2005

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Alexis Rockman

Only You, 2008

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Alexis Rockman

Sea World, 1994–2004

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Alexis Rockman

The Pelican, 2006

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Biography

Timeline

1962
Born in New York, NY
1980 - 1982
Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
1983 - 1985
School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Teaching
Fall 1998 Columbia University, New York, NY; Drawing, fall term
Spring 2000 Columbia University, New York, NY; Graduate Seminar, Landscape
Spring 2001 Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Exhibitions

2011
Prospect .2 New Orleans, curated by Dan Cameron (cat.)
2010
Hunt & Chase, Salomon Contemporary, East Hampton, NY
Alexis Rockman: A Fable for Tomorrow, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. (solo)
2009
Half-Life, NyeHaus, New York, NY (solo)
Motion Parallax, Jason Fox and Alexis Rockman, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2008 - 2009
Molecules That Matter, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY; Chemical Heritage Foundation, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; The College of Wooster Art Museum; Grinnell College, Grinnell Iowa
The Weight of Air: Works on Paper, Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (catalogue) (solo)
Badlands: New Horizons in Landscape, Mass MoCa, North Adams, Massachusetts
Aqua Vitae, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (solo)
The Weight of Air: Works on Paper, Rose Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA (solo)

Literature

2008
History of Nature in New York, co-edited with Mark Dion, published by Twin Palms / Twelvetrees coming Press, Santa Fe, NM, foreword by Cynthia Goodman, Ph. D., essay by Matt Distell, printing by Studley press, 47 pages, ISBN: 13: 978-0-917562-79-2
Heartney, Eleanor, Art & Today, published by Phaidon, 448 pages, (ISBN 0714845140)
2007
Alexis Rockman: Romantic Attachments, published by Leo Koenig Inc. and Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2006
Alexis Rockman: Big Weather/ American Icons, published by Leo Koenig Inc. and Baldwin Gallery, New York, NY, 48 pages. Introduction by Dorothy Spears, Text by Robert Rosenblum and Bill McKibben
Bessire, Mark H.C., and Raechell Smith, Cryptozoology: Out of Time Space Scale, published by JRP/Ringier, Zurich (ISBN 10: 3-9055770-07-5
No. 1: First Works of 362 Artists, edited by Francesca Richer and Matthew Rosenzweig, published by Distributed Art Publishers (ISBN: 1933045094
2005
Haw, Richard, The Brooklyn Bridge: A Cultural History, published by Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ (ISBN 0813535875)
Drucker, Johanna, Sweet Dreams: Contemporary Art and Complicity, published by University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL
Mitchell, W.J. Thomas, What do Pictures Want?, published by University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, (ISBN 0226532453)
Carnivorous Nights, written by Margaret Mittelbach and Michael Crewdson with illustrations by Alexis Rockman, published by Villard Books