Born: 1978 in Boston
Location: Los Angeles
Alex Olson's elegant paintings are included in the permanent collections of institutions such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, and the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. Educated at Harvard University and CalArts, Olson has had solos at Laura Bartlett Gallery in London, Lisa Cooley in New York and Shane Campbell Gallery in Chicago, and taken part in recent group exhibitions at Wallspace in New York, Altman Siegel in San Francisco, and Michael Benevento and Public Fiction in Los Angeles, in addition to the three aforementioned spaces. Her work was also included in Made in LA at the Hammer Musuem and Painter Painter, curated by Eric Crosby and Bartholomew Ryan, at the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis. Her most recent show, "Interior Address: Paintings by Alex Olson (Notes by M. Malliaris)," is on view at Shane Campbell's Lincoln Park location through February.