Alex Cohen CV

Born 1980, Newtown, PA

Education

2005-2008 The University of Pennsylvania, BFA

2001-2006 The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Certificate

1999-2001 George Washington University; Elliot School of International Affairs

Exhibitions

2019   “Plein Air: Paintings and Drawings,” group exhibition Lancaster Galleries, Lancaster, PA

2019    Woodmere Art Museum’s 78th Annual Juried Exhibition, Philadelphia, PA, juror Elieen Neff

2018    Art at Kings Oaks – Group show, Newtown, PA

2018   “New Radicals, Group exhibition, Cerulean Arts, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Aubrey Levinthal

2017    Art at Kings Oaks – Group exhibition, Newtown, PA

2016     Art at Kings Oaks – Group exhibition, Newtown, PA

2016     Hot Pursuit.  Group exhibition with Jenn Warpole and Robert Beck.  Robert Beck Gallery, Lambertville, NJ

2015     Woodmere Art Museum Annual Juried Exhibition curated by the Dufalla Brothers, Chestnut Hill, PA

2014 Color Games – Solo Exhibition – The Maine Jewish Museum – Portland Maine

2014 Salon of Independents – Robert Andrew Parker curator, Washington Arts Association, Washington Depot CT

2014 Cerulean Arts Juried Exhibition – Cindy Ettinger curator, Philadelphia PA

2014 The Project Rooms – group exhibition, Lambertville, NJ

2013     Art at Kings Oaks – Group exhibition, Newtown, PA

2012     Small Curiosities – Solo exhibition, Robert Beck Gallery, Lambertville, NJ

2012     Bucks County Artists: A Cross Section – Bucks County Community College, Hicks Gallery

2012     Art at Kings Oaks – group exhibition, Newtown, PA

2012    ”Continuum” Group exhibition at the New Hope Arts Center, New Hope, PA

2011     “Paint!” Group exhibition curated by Bill Scott at the Main Line Art Center

2011     “Intimations” Group exhibition curated by Bruce Garrity at Hopkins House, Camden NJ

2011     “Okay with Uncertainty” Solo exhibition, Rodger LaPelle’s Galleries, Philadelphia, PA

2010    Life Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness, SOMA NewArt Gallery, Cape May, NJ

2010    Philadelphia Painters, The Painting Center, Chelsea NYC. Curated by Matthew Farina

2010    “Fight or Flight”, Solo Exhibition, Rodger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA

2009   Solo Exhibition, Rodger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA

2008   Phillips Mill’s 79th Annual Art Exhibition, Solebury, PA

2008   Art of the State of Pennsylvania, The State Museum, Harrisburg, PA

2008   Juried Alumni Exhibition, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

2006   Annual Student Exhibition, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

2005   Annual Student Exhibition, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

2005   Bucks County Art Exhibit, The Sellersville Museum, Sellersville, PA

Awards

2012    1st Prize at Doylestown Bicentennial Exhibition at Gratz Gallery, Doylestown PA

2009    2nd Prize At Cheltenham Arts Center 66th Annual Awards Exhibition

2008    First Prize in painting, “Getting the Hang of it” – Art of the State of Pennsylvania

2006     Honorable Mention, Sabbath Prize for Figurative Painting – “Tip of My Tongue”- Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA

2006    2nd Place, Historic Yellow Springs Award for Landscape – “The Quarry’s long Solstice”, Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA

2005    2nd Place, The Wallace Cadwallader Landscape prize – “Quilted Lot”- Annual Student Exhibition, PAFA

Galleries

2019 - Present Lancaster Galleries

2006 - 2011 Riverbank Arts, Stockton, NJ

2008 - 2010 Roger LaPelle Galleries, Philadelphia, PA

Publications

2018             Catalog for Art at Kings Oaks group exhibition

2017             Catalog for Art at Kings Oaks group exhibition

2008 - 2016  Bucks County Herald, Monthly Art Columnist

2015             Catalog for Privacy Made Public exhibition at New Hope Arts

Interviews

2012             “Essence of Art” Profile by Birgitta Wolfe – Central Jersey Packet

2011              Interview: Alex Cohen – by Matthew Farina – Beard and Brush

Teaching Experience

2007-2009, 2017, 2019      George School, Newtown, PA, Painting, Drawing, and Ceramics

2010-2013                          Robert Beck Academy, Lambertville, PA, Art instructor

2000-2003                          Seeds of Peace International Camp, Otisfield ME, Art instructor

Curator

Art at Kings Oaks 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018

Privacy Made Public, 2015, Group exhibition of emerging artists, New Hope Arts, New Hope PA