Alex Chitty; Nudge; 2022

Nudge

2022

Alex Chitty; Budge; 2021

Budge

2021

Alex Chitty; Tabled (I); 2021

Tabled (I)

2021

Alex Chitty; Siblings I; 2019

Siblings I

2019

Alex Chitty; Linnet I; 2019

Linnet I

2019

Alex Chitty; Linnet II; 2019

Linnet II

2019

Alex Chitty; Linnet III; 2019

Linnet III

2019

Alex Chitty; Fletchling; 2016

Fletchling

2016

Figs break open of themselves

Figs break open of themselves

Nov 12, 2022 – Jan 28, 2023

Art Basel Miami Beach 2022

Art Basel Miami Beach 2022

Nov 30 – Dec 3, 2022

Both And

Both And

Oct 30 – Dec 11, 2021

Tiger Strikes Asteroid

Art Basel Miami Beach 2021

Art Basel Miami Beach 2021

Dec 24, 2021

No Soft Edges: Women in Minimalism

No Soft Edges: Women in Minimalism

Oct 30 – Nov 28, 2021

GAVLAK Palm Beach

Traces on the Surfaces of the World

Traces on the Surfaces of the World

Mar 13 – Apr 24, 2021

GAVLAK Los Angeles

State of the Art 2020

State of the Art 2020

Feb 22 – May 24, 2020

Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Becoming The Breeze: Alex Chitty with Alexander Calder

Becoming The Breeze: Alex Chitty with Alexander Calder

Nov 16, 2019 – Apr 12, 2020

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago

Felix Art Fair 2020

Felix Art Fair 2020

Feb 1316, 2020

NADA MIAMI 2019

NADA MIAMI 2019

Dec 58, 2019

NADA: Chicago Invitational

NADA: Chicago Invitational

Sep 1821, 2019

In the Hot Seat

In the Hot Seat

Apr 26 – Aug 11, 2019

Chicago

Object Lessons: with Alex Chitty and Jenine Marsh

Object Lessons: with Alex Chitty and Jenine Marsh

May 9, 2019

The Renaissance Society

NADA Miami Beach 2018

NADA Miami Beach 2018

Dec 69, 2018

pulling flavor from the dirt

pulling flavor from the dirt

May 18 – Jul 8, 2018

The Armory Show 2018

The Armory Show 2018

Mar 811, 2018

They will bloom without you

They will bloom without you

Nov 17, 2017 – Jan 8, 2018

Objectifying the Photograph

Objectifying the Photograph

Aug 29 – Oct 20, 2017

Northern Illinois University Art Museum

In/Situ: EXPO CHICAGO 2017

In/Situ: EXPO CHICAGO 2017

Sep 1317, 2017

Summer

Summer

Jul 15 – Aug 12, 2017

MECA International Art Fair

MECA International Art Fair

Jun 14, 2017

ZONAMACO 2017

ZONAMACO 2017

Feb 812, 2017

NADA Miami Beach 2016

NADA Miami Beach 2016

Dec 15, 2016

Slight Pitch

Slight Pitch

May 26 – Jul 16, 2016

Luce Gallery

NADA NY 2016

NADA NY 2016

May 59, 2016

Condensed Matter Community

Condensed Matter Community

Dec 12, 2015 – Jan 12, 2016

Synchrotron Radiation Center: Home of Aladdin

Theory of Forms

Theory of Forms

Sep 18 – Dec 20, 2015

Chris Bradley & Alex Chitty

Chris Bradley & Alex Chitty

Oct 30 – Nov 28, 2015

Shane Campbell Gallery

EXPO CHICAGO 2015

EXPO CHICAGO 2015

Sep 1720, 2015

60 WRD/MIN ART CRITIC: Alex Chitty

60 WRD/MIN ART CRITIC: Alex Chitty

60 WRD/MIN
Nov 6, 2020
Alex Chitty + Unison

Alex Chitty + Unison

inUnison
Jan 13, 2015
Alex Chitty: Things in Motion

Alex Chitty: Things in Motion

Art Papers
Jul 30, 2020
Becoming The Breeze

Becoming The Breeze

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
Sep 24, 2020
Review: Theory of Forms at Patron Gallery

Review: Theory of Forms at Patron Gallery

Hairy Rainbow
Dec 17, 2015
Art Incubator

Art Incubator

CULTURED Magazine
Sep 22, 2015
10 Chicago Artists To Know Now

10 Chicago Artists To Know Now

Alive
Feb 21, 2018
13 Must-See Artists at NADA New York

13 Must-See Artists at NADA New York

The Creators Project
May 6, 2016
Top Picks NADA, NY, 2016

Top Picks NADA, NY, 2016

Eyes Toward the Dove
May 17, 2016
Art Fairs to Check Out This Weekend in New York

Art Fairs to Check Out This Weekend in New York

The New York Times
May 6, 2016
Critic's Pick

Critic's Pick

artforum
Feb 19, 2016
Artist Profile: Alex Chitty

Artist Profile: Alex Chitty

Art Ltd. Magazine
Jan 8, 2016
Where art and science collide

Where art and science collide

Isthmus
Dec 10, 2015
Breakout Artists 2013: Alex Chitty

Breakout Artists 2013: Alex Chitty

Newcity Art
Apr 25, 2013


Born 1979, Miami, FL
Lives and works in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION
2008
MFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2003
The Art Students League, New York, NY

2001
BFA, Smith College, Northampton, MA

1997
New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2022
Figs break open of themselves, PATRON, Chicago, IL

2019 - 2020
Becoming The Breeze: Alex Chitty with Alexander Calder, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2018
pulling flavor from the dirt, PATRON, Chicago, IL
After (the sun-drenched neutral that goes with everything), The Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
Living Architecture, 6018 North, Chicago, IL

2017
They will bloom without you, Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL

2016
Slight Pitch, LUCE, Turin, Italy
the sun-drenched neutral that goes with everything, PATRON, Chicago, IL
Turning Forks into Spoons, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2015
Alex Chitty and Chris Bradley, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

2014
Orchid, ADDS DONNA, Chicago, IL

2013
The Way They Wanted to Sleep, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Alex Chitty: Recent Work, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
Platonic Year, Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2012
Recent Work, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL Platonic Year, Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021
Both And, Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Chicago, IL
No Soft Edges: Women in Minimalism, GAVLAK Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
Traces on the surface of the World, GAVLAK Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2020
State of Art II, Crystal Bridges Museum of America Art, Bentoville, AR

2018
Local Comfort, LVL3 Gallery, Chicago IL

2017
Small Sculpture, Corbett Vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL
Stranger Things, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL
Objectifying the Photograph, NIU Art Museum, DeKalb, IL

2015
Theory of Forms, PATRON, Chicago, IL
GYRE,Land and Sea, Oakland, CA

2014
Almost Ergonomic, Studio 424, Chicago, IL
Fragments of an Unknowable Whole, OSU (Urban Arts Space) Columbus, OH
Lateral, The Mission, Houston, TX
Codification, LVL3, Chicago, IL

2013
Ella Hatchet, Roots and Culture, Chicago, IL
No Coast Editions: Volume I,
No Coast, Chicago, IL
No Show,
West Pilsen Sculpture Garden, Chicago, IL
It’s Not You; It’s Me,
Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Grand Opening,
Forever & Always, Chicago, IL
Miami Basel, Miami, FL
NADA Fair, Miami FL
ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL

2012
Big Youth II, Bourouri Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Dolphin Days, Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
The Black Arts, Roxa Boxen Exhibitions, Chicago, IL

2011
Two, XY and Z, Minneapolis, MN
Beach Party, Hills Aesthetic Center, Chicago, IL
Better Favorite, ACRE Projects, Chicago, IL

2010
Incised, Bitten, & Gouged, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
Bird x Bird, Northrup King Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2009
Embodiment, Eel Space, Chicago, IL
$(Heart), NFO XPO: Version>09
Immodest Proposals, Chicago, IL
Case by Case, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, IL

2008
Pluck, Gallery 2, Chicago, IL
Book Art, Kyung-In-Museum of Fine Art, Seoul, South Korea

2007
One of One, Spudnik Press, Chicago, IL

2006
Wide and Wooly, Zea Mays Printmaking, Florence, MA
The Emerald City, RIDER Project, Chicago, IL
Yeti, World Forestry Center, Portland, OR

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2020
Lori Waxman, 60 WRD/MIN Art Critic: Alex Chitty
Raven Flaquez Munsell and Jack Schneider, Becoming The Breeze, The Museum of Contemporary Art
Anna Searle Jones, Alex Chitty: Things in Motion, Art Papers
Ben Davis, Arkansas’ Crystal Bridges Museum Just Opened a Sprawling Show about the State of American Art Today. Here’s What It Looks Like, ArtNet News

2018
Elliot Reichert,“Art 50 2018: Chicago’s Artist’s Artists,” NewCity Art, August

2017
Kate Sierzputowski,“More than 150 artists counteract a GOP watch list, Triumph Gallery,” Chicago Reader, May

2016
Jason Foumberg,“Critic’s Pick,” Artforum, February
“2016 Best of Chicago/Rising Artist,”Chicago Magazine, July
Molly Elizade, “10 Artists to Watch from NADA Art Fair,” Sweet, May
Jongho Lee, “Top Picks NADA NY,”Eyes Toward the Dove, May
Brian Boucher,“Booths I Could Hardly Tear Myself Away from at NADA NY,” Artnet, May
Kat Herriman,“Fairs to Check Out this Weekend,”The New York Times, May

2015
Manuel Rodriguez,“Manuel Rodriguez Interviews Alex Chitty,”Chicago Contemporary Art Seminar, September
Kim Morski,“Alex Chitty + Unison,” INUNISON blog, January
Jason Foumberg,“Who Sold at EXPO Chicago?,”Artsy Editorial, September
Ionit Behar,“Highlights and Surprises: A First Look at EXPO Chicago 2015,” ArtSlant Chicago, September
Paddy Johnson, Robin Dluzen,“10 Highlights from the EXPO Art Fair,” ArtFCity, Art Fair, September
Agathe Cancellieri,“EXPO Chicago 2015: Emergence of a Major Contemporary Art Fair,”L’Oeil de la Photographie, September

2014
Kate Sierzputowski, “Best of 2014: Our Top Ten Exhibitions Across the United States,” Almost Ergonomic, curated by Third Object, at Studio 424 (Chicago), Hyperallergic, December
“Alex Chitty’s Additive Distortions and Photographic Sculptures,”INSIDE / WITHIN, August

2013
“Breakout Artists 2013: Chicago’s Next Generation of Image Makers, Alex Chitty,” Newcity Art, April
“Artist of the Week: Alex Chitty,” LVL3, March


RESIDENCIES AND AWARDS

2021
DCASE, Individual Artist Program Grant, Chicago, IL

2019
Warburg Library, University of London, London, England
Wright Auction House, Chicago, IL
Artist Fellowship Award, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Chicago, IL

2018
Artist Residency, Fundación Casa Wabi, Oaxaca, MX

2017
Artists-in-Residence, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Ohama, NE

2015
Artist Residency, Real Time & Space, Oakland, CA Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL

2014
Artist Residency, Cargo Space, Milwaukee, WS & Chicago, IL 2014 Artist in Residence, Latitude, Chicago, IL

2013 Faculty Enrichment Grant, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2012
CAAP Grant, Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago, IL 2011 Artist Residency, ACRE, WI

2011
Artist Residency, Oxbow, MI

2010
Artist Residency, ACRE, WI

2008
MFA Fellowship Award, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2008
Fred A. Hillbruner Artists’ Book Fellowship, SAIC, Chicago, IL

2007
Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, Department of Education, Washington DC

2006
The William T. Colville Foundation Travel Grant, Santa Barbara, CA
Artist Residency, The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, Otis, OR