Abstract Alexandra

21st Century Trancendant Visual Artist

​​ Exhibits-Galleries-Festivals
Here you will discover the many locations of Alexandra's work



It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things. Leonardo da Vinci

Comments:
•Your art is very powerful!!! 
• I love my pathway and all of your other pieces.
• This painting expresses my pain.
• This painting caught my eye and made me cry tears of joy not pain.
• The minute I saw this painting, I knew I had to own it.
• Your work really makes me think.
• I could stare at this painting all day.
• I really enjoy your compositions and use of colour!
• Your paintings are a symphony in a sea of folk music. 
• I am falling in love with your art.

and many more.

Education
2006 MA (Art Therapy) Gibbs – Boston, MA
2001 BFA Fine Art (Painting, Minor in Art History) Boston University - Boston, MA

1997 BA Liberal Arts

1991 AA Graphic Design

2012 Web Design

Exhibits
2017

The Haven Coffeehouse Lexington, SC

Pitter Platter Lexington, SC

Village Framer Waynesville, NC
SC Artists @Richland Main Library Columbia, SC
Celebrating Women in SC arts SC State Library Columbia, SC

LAC Gallery  Lexington, SC

Sapori Lexington, SC

Land Bank Lofts Gallery Columbia, SC
Objective of Affection @Carri Bass Studio Tryon, NC

Cafe at Williams Hardware Travelers Rest, SC


2016

Harvest Art & Fine Craft Show @LAC 11/12
​Holiday Party @LAC 12/16
January Art Exhibit @ The WH Cafe TR, SC
UV Light Art Exhibit/Costume Party @LAC 10/31
2016 Mountain Heritage Festival Cullowhee, NC
LAC Gallery Night Cap Lexington, SC
2016 Rosewood Art & Music Festival Columbia, SC
Metropolis Salon Columbia, SC
SCA exhibit 14 Carrot Lexington, SC​​

SCA's Endangered Species exhibit @ Good Life Cafe Columbia, SC
Pencil Poets @ Caffe 312 Greenwood, SC
All Over the Map @ ​White Rose Artisans

Large Pathways @ The Good Life Cafe Columbia, SC

Musical Photographs @ Musicians Supply Lexington, SC

Various Art @ Local Color Brevard, NC

Vino's @ Eshile Designs Lexington, SC

Various Mixed Media @ White Rose Boutique West Columbia, SC


2015

It's Fifty SCA Members Showcase @ Esihle Designs Lexington, SC

Halloween Art @ Gallery East Spartanburg, SC

​Featured Art @ The Color Ball Asheville, NC

Abstraction @ 1425 Inn Columbia, SC

Art Walk  @ L/A Arts Lewiston-Auburn, ME

Exhibition IV @ North Shore Arts  Gloucester, MA
Figure Out @ TAPPS ART CENTER Columbia, SC

The Papers @ North Shore Arts Gloucester, MA

Original Paintings @ White Rose West Columbia, SC

Animals @ North Shore Arts Associate Members Showcase - Gloucester, MA

Pathways @ Lamey Wellehan - L/A Arts Lewiston-Auburn, ME

Endangered Species Exhibit @ Shades of Life Gallery Lexington, SC
Varieties @ Joe's Underground 144 8th St, Augusta, GA
Upcycled Art @ Local Color 36 S Broad St, Brevard, NC
Upcycled Art @ White Rose Crossing Celebrations West Columbia, SC
Vino's @ Sensibly Chic Interior Designs 830 Lamar Ave, Charlotte, NC

Utility of the mind @ A Time for Art Columbia, SC
Original Paintings @ Shades of Life Gallery 121 E. Main St Lexington, SC
Beautiful Lexington 2nd floor Atrium Exhibit @ LCAB Lexington, SC 
Drunk People Standing in line @ Eshile Designs Lexington, SC

Expressions @ Eshile Designs Lexington, SC
Variety @ Shades of Life Gallery Lexington, SC
Photography @ The Pitter Platter Lexington, SC
The Vagaries of Abstraction  @ The City Hall Rotunda Gallery York, SC
Pathways @ The Wired Goat Chapin, SC 
Musicians @ Musician Supply Lexington, SC
2014
Various Large Works Shades of Life Gallery Lexington, SC
2nd Saturday Artist Jim Harrison Gallery Denmark, SC
3 Vinos The Haven Coffeehouse Lexington, SC
The Vagaries of Abstraction The Brooks Gallery - Aiken Arts Center Aiken, SC
Blue Bird Visitor Series Chicken Shack Lexington, SC
Linear Abstracts Joe's Underground Augusta, GA Beautiful Lexington 14 Carrot Lexington, SC
New Paths Jim Harrison Gallery Denmark, SC
Liquid Art The Vino Garage Columbia, SC
TAG Annual Art Exhibit HoFP Gallery Columbia, SC
Abstract Forests Sensibly Chic Interior Designs Charlotte, NC
Women in the Workforce The Haven Coffeehouse Lexington, SC
Metalics Zena Salon Lexington, SC
Abstract Patchwork Zena Salon Lexington, SC
Pathways The Chicken Shack Lexington, SC
Bluebirds LCAB Lexington, SC
Pathways Woodlands at Furman Greenville, SC
2013 
Series of 3 Abstracts Woodlands at Furman Greenville, SC
Walking Barefoot Local Color Brevard, NC
Birds Cafe Strudel Cayce, SC
Pathways Cafe Strudel Cayce, SC
Various Works Local Color Brevard, NC
Wild Woman @ Peace Cafe Strudel Cayce, SC
Various Works The Chicken Shack Lexington, SC
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
Various Works Local Color Brevard, NC
Various Works The Blend Prosperity, SC
Nocturnal Art On Stage Productions West Columbia, SC
2012
Anxiety exhibit Tapps Arts Center Columbia, SC
Small Series pieces The Blend Prosperity, SC
Small Series pieces Local Color Brevard, NC
Pretty Girls Tapps Arts Center Columbia, SC
Bubble Series Bubble Tea Irmo, SC
Large works River Gallery Chattanooga, TN
Blue Bird Visitor Cafe' Chartier Lexington, SC
Large Works Chattanooga Fine Arts Chattanooga, TN
Small Series Tapps Arts Center Columbia, SC
2011
Bubbles Tutti-Frutti Lexington, SC
Large Series TAPPS Art Center Columbia, SC
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
Various works Zena Salon Lexington, SC
Abstracts Windsor Jewelers Club Winston-Salem, NC
Picture Peace exhibition Josephine Abney Cultural Arts Center Greenwood, SC
Picture Peace exhibition Monsanto Gallery Greenwood, SC
Various works The Cotton Grill Lexington, SC
2010
Solo show Lexington Library Lexington, SC
The wall TAPPS Art Center Columbia, SC
Various works The Cotton Grill Lexington, SC
Various works Lexington Old Mill Lexington, SC
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
Wild Womyn Bella Riley's Lexington, SC
Wild Womyn Women’s Center Winston-Salem, NC
Emotional Abstracts Pain Pathways Magazine Winston-Salem, NC
Emotional Abstracts Carolina Pain Center Winston-Salem, NC
Various Works Calibre Winston-Salem, NC
2009
Various Works The White Mule Columbia, SC
Various Works Associated Artists Winston-Salem, NC
Various Works AHEC Winston-Salem, NC
2008 
Full time Art Therapist @ Art Works Therapy Studio NC
2007
Women Wandering She Festival-Opening Night Columbia, SC 
Chiaroscuro Forest She Festival-Family Day Columbia, SC
Muses She Festival-The Final Shout Columbia, SC
Permanent Exhibit Musee d'Art Contemporain Bordeaux, France 
Permanent Exhibit Musees en Haute-Normandie Bernay, France
2006
The Wild Womyn Upstate Visual Artists Gallery Greenville, SC 
Celebrating Steve Busters Bistro Columbia, SC 
The Wild Womyn Women’s Spirituality Greenwood SC
Various Works Art Shack Columbia SC
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
Various Works Violets Café Portland, OR
Various Works Café Darclee Seattle & Washington DC
2005
Visual dreams Magyck Veil Columbia, SC
Wild Womyn Grand Goddess Columbia, SC 
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
Bursting Out Breast Cancer Memorial Washington DC
Bethesda Naval Hospital
2004
Dreaming of Trees Queenstown Bistro St. Andrews, SC
Lamp shades Purple Alley West Columbia, SC 
Wyld Womyn Meritage Columbia, SC
Various Works of Art Purple Alley West Columbia, SC
Large Abstracts Meritage Columbia, SC
2003
Wild Womyn She Festival Augusta, GA 
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
2002
Various Works She Festival Columbia, SC 
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
2001
Lemniscates Le Petit Chateau Columbia, SC
Lemniscates Café Amadeus Columbia, SC
Abstracts Café on Devine Columbia, SC 
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
Various Trees works She Festival Columbia, SC
Trees Artists Against Aids benefit Columbia, SC
2000
The ID Portos Portland, OR
Solo exhibit Cool Beans Columbia, SC
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
Solo exhibit Cafe Espresso Asheville, NC
Solo exhibit The Basil Pot Columbia, SC
1999
Various works of art at The Purple W. Columbia, SC
Series of Women Pink Onion W. Columbia, SC
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
1997
Infinity - permanent exhibit Berlin, Germany
1996
Professional Juried show SC State Fair Columbia, SC
Women in White Blue Cactus Five points, SC
Various Works Mr. Friendly’s Five points, SC
Various Works Cafe' LaRonge Asheville, NC
1993-95
Various exhibits New Orleans, LA & New York, NY Portland, OR
Street art New Orleans, LA & New York, NY,

Up With Art Group - Germany, France, Belgium, UK, 
1989-93
Various cafes & galleries throughout the US

Collaborative and group exhibits

2015

Color Ball Magical Masquerade Asheville, NC
Halloween Art @ Gallery East Spartanburg, SC
SC State Fair Columbia, SC

SCA @ On Stage Shows West Columbia, SC

Musical Works @ Musicians Supply Lexington, SC

SCA Endangered Species Exhibit Lexington, SC

SCA -LCAB exhibit Lexington, SC
2014
1st Thursday 2 places 1 Night TAPPS Art Center/CertusBank Columbia, SC
2nd Sunday with PAPA Reunion Jim Harrison Gallery Denmark, SC Friends of BRAC The Blue Ridge Arts Center Seneca, SC
Three Dark Artists-Window Inst. TAPPS Art Center Columbia, SC
Nocturnal Exhibit On Stage Productions West Columbia, SC
Juried In SC State Fair Columbia, SC
Legends of Country Music On Stage Productions West Columbia, SC
OSPY's On Stage Productions West Columbia, SC
Simple Cindy On Stage Productions West Columbia, SC
24 Twists West Main Artists Co-op Spartanburg, SC
Onomatpoetic TAG - CertusBank, USC School of Music Columbia, SC
SCA Semi-Annual Exhibit LCAB Lexington, SC
Hey G On Stage Productions West Columbia, SC
TAG Annual Show The HoPF Gallery Columbia, SC 
9-5 SCA Show Village Square Theatre Lexington, SC
Second Samuel SCA Show On Stage Theatre West Columbia, SC 
Wet paint Party show GAAC Augusta, GA
2013
SCA Holiday Shop SC Farmers Market Pavilion West Columbia, SC
Vista Lights Art Bar Columbia, SC
Steel Magnolias SCA Show Village Square Theatre Lexington, SC
Art Appreciation Day SC Farmer Market Pavilion West Columbia, SC
SCA Wine n Cheese Night Morning Side of Lexington Lexington, SC
Figure Out figurative show Tapps Arts Center Columbia, SC
Shrek SCA Show Village Square Theatre Lexington, SC
SCA Exhibit Sammi's Columbia, SC
Arsenic & Old Lace SCA Show Village Square Theatre Lexington, SC
Barefoot in the park SCA Show Village Square Theatre Lexington, SC
2012
Live Painting Sammi's Columbia, SC
Mingle n Jingle on main TAPPS Courtyard Columbia, SC
APPLs OPHL Lexington, SC 
SCA Window Art Theatre Rowe Forest Acres, SC
2011
APPLS TAPPS Courtyard Columbia, SC 
Beautiful Lexington APPLS Lexington Main Library Lexington, SC
APPLS Window display Tapps Arts Center Columbia, SC
2010
Main Street Art APPLS Tapps Courtyard Columbia, SC
2006
Wild Womyn Art Genius Greenwood, SC
2002
Blue Series with Blue Sky The Motor Supply Bistro Columbia SC
1997
Fake Models with Brenda Swartz Courtyard Coffeehouse West Columbia, SC
1995
Gorilla Girls Atlanta Underground Atlanta, GA

Festivals

2015

Rosewood Arts Festival Columbia, SC

Art in the Park Travelers Rest, SC 
2014
Second Annual "Novel" Wine Tasting, Arts and Literary Festival Ridgeland, SC
Rosewood Arts Festival Rosewood, SC 
Second Annual "Novel" Wine Tasting, Arts and Literary Festival Folly Beach, SC Pop Up Gallery (exhibiting artist & producer) Columbia, SC
AGORA VI Columbia, SC
2013
Rosewood Arts Festival Rosewood, SC 
Rhythm on the river Artists Village Cayce, SC
Art on the trail Travelers Art Alliance Travelers Rest, SC
Devine Art Stroll Columbia, SC
Rhythm on the river Artists Village Cayce, SC
Spring Arts Festival Maxcy Gregg Park Columbia, SC
Rhythm on the river Artists Village Cayce, SC
Surrey Art Walk Salon 222 Mount Airy, NC
Agora IV Art Bar Columbia, SC
2012
Agora V Art Bar Columbia, SC
Rosewood Arts Festival Rosewood, SC
Pretty Girls Tapps Arts Center Columbia, SC
Rhythm on the river Artists Village Cayce, SC
2011
Art in the Park Blowing Rock, NC
Rosewood Arts Festival Rosewood, SC
2010
Township Community Day Festival Columbia, SC
2008
Holiday Craft Festival Lexington, SC
2007
Congaree Arts Festival State Museum Columbia, SC 
She Festival-Opening Night North Main Columbia, SC 
She Festival-Family Day Oak Grove Park Columbia, SC
She Festival-The Final Shout Forest Drive Wellness Center Columbia, SC
2006
Art in the Park Greenville, SC 
Oktoberfest Greer, SC
Rosewood Crawfish Festival Columbia, SC 
Congaree Arts Festival State Museum Columbia, SC 
Honorable Mention SCRPCV Fair Trade Juried Show & Festival Columbia, SC
Bele-chere Festival Asheville, NC
2005
Mayfair Cuups Festival UU Columbia, SC
Bele-chere Festival Asheville, NC

2004
Mayfair Cuups Festival UU Columbia, SC 
Austin Arts Alive Juried in Austin, TX 
Seattle Arts Juried in Seattle, WA
Bele-chere Festival Asheville, NC
2003
She Festival Augusta, GA
Bele-chere Festival Asheville, NC
2002
She Festival Columbia, SC
1999
Chapin Arts & Crafts Festival Chapin, SC
1997
Okra Strut Festival Irmo, SC
1996
Up with Art UK, Belgium, France, Holland and Germany

Guest Artist | Featured Artist | Cover Artist
2014
Guest Artist International Womens Day Celebration – The Haven Coffehouse
2013
Featured Artist The Troubadour Show
2012
Guest Artist Connundrum Art n Music
Guest Artist Studio 112 Gallery Wine Walk
2011
Guest Artist Art 'n' Soles by Cafe' Chartier
2008
Cover Art Book-Ontological Security in International Relations-Self Identity and the IR State
2006
April cover Ave News 
November cover Ave News
2000
Album cover Jeff Liberty; The Tax of Being Free
March Featured Artist Art World Magazine
1995
Brochure Art The Robert Mills Historical Society

Affiliations/Art Groups
Rocky Neck Arts Colony
North Shore Arts Association 
Asheville Arts Council
Greater Augusta Arts Council
Trenholm Artists Guild
Charleston Art Shop
Travelers Rest Art Alliance
SCA/South Carolina Artists Group
APPLS/Art in Public Places for Lexington SC
Underground Atlanta Arts Guild
Associated Artists of Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Sierra Club arts contributor
 Fine Art America Artists Group
She Festival, Chairwoman, Columbia, SC
Chapin Arts League
About Face Columbia, SC
Mecklenburg County Arts league NC
Free the Art - Greenwich Village, NY artist group
Art Therapist, registered with: The Art Therapy Credentials Board (ATCB)