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Alexandria Deters

(b.1992, San Jose, CA) Deters is a Bronx, New York based artist, writer, archivist, and fine art appraiser. In 2016 she graduated with a MA in American Fine and Decorative Art from Sotheby’s Institute of Art, NY. She first began her embroidery practice in 2010 at San Francisco State University, where she received her BA in Art History and Women and Gender Studies(2015). In 2021she completed the Comprehensive Appraisal Studies Program (CASP) at the Appraisal Institute of America (AAA), NY; and is a recognized Associate Candidate of the AAA.

Deters uses the medium of embroidery as a form of meditation. Her practice is deeply rooted in consent and with her own struggles with body positivity and her continual research on queer and erotic art. Recent Solo exhibitions: Prophet of the Month, The Locker Room, Brooklyn, NY (2022); Gonzalez: ‘Yes dear I’m here.’ (A Primary Document, 9/11), La MaMa Galleria Window, NY, NY. Recent Group exhibitions include: Spring/Break Art Show, NY, NY (2023, 2022, 2021); Outsider Art Fair, NY, NY (2024, 2023) and A Golden Thread: A Fiber Art ExhibitionBravinLee Programs, NY, NY (2024). 

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Group Exhibition

June 20, 2024

UP Magazine 5 Year Anniversary Show

191 N 14th St, Brooklyn, NY

When: Thursday, June 20, 2024

Time: 6-11PM

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Group Exhibition

May 30 - July 7, 2024

Dirty Laundry

May 30-July 7, 2024

The Locker Room

373 S 1st Street

Brooklyn, NY

The Locker Room is pleased to present our "Dirty Laundry”, an exhibition of seven textile-based artists. Through their tapestries, crochets, rugs, and more, the show pulls on a thread that permeates the current art world. What lies behind the velvet curtain of those exorbitant and enigmatic valuations and of the lavish lifestyles of those who participate? What bubbles are being inflated besides those of the omnipresent Ruinart champagne? This exhibition takes a look at the many layers of both embezzlement and embroidery. As the art market falters slightly in recent history, perhaps more of this Dirty Laundry will begin to get aired out. However, maybe some tangles are best left unraveled–there’s an entire industry sitting on top of a complex and delicate web of lace.

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The Golden Thread Press

May 2, 2024

The New York Times

Textile Artists Bring New Life to an 18th-Century Building

May 2, 2024

By Hilarie M. Sheets

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The Golden Thread Press

May 2, 2024

TimeOut New York

The Golden Thread: A Fiber Art Exhibition

April 22, 2024

By Ian Kumamoto

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Group Exhibition

April 26-May 19, 2024

THE GOLDEN THREAD: A FIBER ART SHOW

April 26th - May 19th

Tuesday-Sunday: Hours: 12-7
Free and open to the public.
Essay by Christian Viveros-Fauné

Press and Notices:

The Seaport.NYC

BravinLee Programs is very pleased to present The Golden Thread: A Fiber Art Exhibition. The exhibition includes 61 artists and over a 100 artworks, including 10 site-specific installations 207 Front Street is 10,000 sq ft landmarked 4 story structure, erected in 1793, in the heart of the South Street Seaport located between Beekman and Fulton Streets.
It is not wheelchair or stroller accessible. Thanks to: Belle Harbour Capital llc and Seaport Associates Lp.

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March 2 - 24, 2024

Every Woman Biennial 

I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU

Opening reception: Saturday, March 2nd

Time: 1 PM - 4 PM 

Where: La MaMa Galleria, 47 Great Jones Street NYC

Dates: March 2nd - 24th 2024

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OAF 2024 Press

March 4, 2024

THE 2024 OUTSIDER ART FAIR NEW YORK

Youtube Channel

Hosted by James Klam | 03.04.2024

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OAF 2024 Press

March 1, 2024

Gothamist

The Outsider Art Fair is back in Chelsea for its 32nd edition

By Scott Lynch

Alexandria Deters with her embroidered portraits of terrible spiritual leaders

Photo by Scott Lynch for Gothamist

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Collaborative works on view

February 23–May 24, 2024

In 2020, I was honored by the talented artist Anna Parisi to help her in her vision of for a work. I was able to help collaborate and make her vision come to life. 

Her work is important and I am lucky to have been able to work with her and assist her in the creation of  Caught in the Act, 2020with my embroidery and being a part of the video work. 

Le’Andra LeSeur and Anna Parisi: Bearing Witness

Visual Arts Center of NJ

Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg Gallery
February 23–May 24, 2024

Anna Parisi, Caught in the Act, 2020, video still. Courtesy of the artist.

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