Alex Chaves

Born 1989 in Summit, NJ

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Alex Chaves (b. 1989 Summit, NJ) currently lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. His practice encompasses painting, drawing, performance, and poetry. His solo exhibitions include The Chrysler Set, Real Pain (New York, NY), and Oaks of Righteousness, Martos Gallery (New York, NY). Recent group exhibitions include Real Pain (Los Angeles), Felix Art Fair (Los Angeles), Gallery Baton (Seoul), CFHill, (Stockholm), and Venus Over Manhattan (Los Angeles).

Exhibitions

The Chrysler Set

Mar 20 - Apr 25, 2021

HU

Sept 12 - Oct 24, 2020

Selected Works

Education

2012
Bachelor of Arts
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
2011
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
2009
Pont Aven School of Contemporary Art, Pont Aven, France

Solo

2021
The Chrysler Set
Real Pain, New York, NY
2020
Oaks of Righteousness
Martos Gallery, New York, NY
Material Art Fair
Mexico City, Mexico
2018
Art Brussels
Brussels, Belgium
2017
Dizzy Buchanan
Martos Gallery, New York
2016
Frieze Art Fair
Martos Gallery, London, United Kingdom
The Rose Period
Martos Gallery, New York, NY
2015
The Amerikan Green Cross
Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
My Albatross
Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Coppertone Girl
SPF Projects, Honolulu, HI

Group

2020
HU
Real Pain, Los Angeles, CA
Felix Art Fair
Los Angeles, CA
2019
Last Call @ Michael’s
The Gallery @, Los Angeles, CA
NADA Chicago Invitational
Chicago, IL
Cygnus Loop
Gallery Baton, Seoul, South Korea
LA Dreams 2
CFHill, Stockholm, Sweden
2018
New “Bad” Painting
V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
POST-PROTOTYPE
Chapter II x, Gallery Baton, Seoul, South Korea
2017
Bicostal
Meyer Vogl Gallery, Charleston, SC
2016
Fort Greene
Venus Over Manhattan, Los Angeles, CA
Le domaine enchanté
Galleria Acappella, Naples, Italy
Goulding the Lolly
Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY
2015
Maraschino
1430 Contemporary, Portland, OR
And There Is an End
Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
Lady Macbeth’s Bat Mitzvah
One River School, Englewood, NJ
Looking at myself from the...
American Medium, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Flowers in the Hot Tub
Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA
All Good Children Go To Heaven
ThreeFourThreeFour Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Louie Louie
Human Resources. Los Angeles, CA
Everytime
Pure O, Los Angeles, CA
2013
Close
Concord Space, Los Angeles, CA
2012
Sugar Lotto, Lotto Sugar
Wilfred Yang Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Actors Studio
Wilfred Yang Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Nu Body
Eleanor Harwood Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Curated

2015
Joining the Watershed
Del Vaz, Los Angeles, CA

Publications

2018
New “Bad” Painting
V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2015
Abigail Adams
Penny-Ante Editions, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA