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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 (2022, 2021); and We Are More Than A Moment, curated by Genevieve Gaignard, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA (2020). 

Photo by Ross Collab, 2021.

 

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@Alexandria.deters.art

Art Instagram

@deters.threadz

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Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions

2022

-Gonzalez: ‘Yes dear I’m here’ (A Primary Document, 9/11), La MaMa Galleria Window, NY, NY

-Prophet of the Month, The Locker Room, Brooklyn, NY

Group Exhibitions

2022

-UP Magazine: Issue 5 ICONS Release Party, curated by T.K. Mills, One Art Space, NY, NY

-PLASTICITY, curated by Marguerite Wibaux, presented by The Locker Room, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, NY, NY

-Queer Perspectives: A Celebration of LGBTQ+ Life, Upstream Gallery, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY

-Queer|Art|Pride Digital Book & Print Fair, Queer | Art, NY, NY (online)

-Postcards From The Edge, Annual Benefit for Visual AIDS online, NY, NY

2021

- Reasons, curated by Josh Campbell, NYC Culture Club, NY, NY
- Witches Get Stitches, curated by Katrina Majkut, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, NY, NY
- Art on Paper | New York, presented by MOLLY+FRIENDS, Pier 36, NY, NY
- Up State of Mind, curated by T.K. Mills, Art Closet Gallery, Chappaque, NY

-Biennial: My Love Is Your Love, The Every Woman Biennial,  Superchief Gallery NFT, NY, NY

-City Canvas Art Show: New York City Blooming, sponsored by Community Board 8 Manhattan, James Cagney Way, New York, NY

-LOVE WINS!, Homocats Studio, Brooklyn, NY

-Postcards From The Edge, Annual Benefit for Visual AIDS online, NY, NY

2020     

-The Immigrant Artist Biennial (TIAB) 2020: Here, Together!, curated by Katya Grokhovsky, EFA Project Space, NY, NY 

-Auction Raising Funds for Movement Voter Project, hosted by Sarah k. Benning on Instagram, presented by #Textiles4MVP

-We Are More Than A Moment, curated by Genevieve Gaignard, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA [online]

-SUPERFINE! NYCx 3 Magick E-Fair, Online Viewing Room, Superfine! HQ, Brooklyn, NY 

-Postcards From The Edge, Annual Benefit for Visual AIDS, Bortolami Gallery, NY, NY
2019
-Idol Worship, curated by Emily Colucci, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
-Subversive Stitch, curated by Kimberly Reinagel, WhiteBox Harlem, NY, NY 
-Le Bleu, Galerie Anne-Claire Simon, Paris, France
-Biennial: I Wanna Dance With Somebody, The Every Woman Biennial, La Mama Galleria, NY, NY
-LHOOQ, presented by Galerie Anne-Claire Simon at Castel, Paris, France 
-Postcards From The Edge, Annual Benefit for Visual AIDS at Bortolami, New York, NY
-MALE GAZE: Life, Legend, Legacy, Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY
2018
-Aqua Art Fair, Miami, Fl
-UNCOMMON BEAUTY: Launch Party and Inaugural Exhibition, Uncommon Beauty Gallery, New York, NY
-CATFIGHT: Crowdfunding Launch Party, Little Skips, Brooklyn, NY 
-SPECTRUM: exploring gender identification, MCLA Gallery 51, North Adams, MA
-SHAKERS: Women Who Shake Things Up, The Living Gallery Outpost, New York, NY
-IN·SPIRE: Leigh Bowery Silent Auction at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York, NY
-22 Two’s presented by 383 Gallery, New York, NY
-Postcards From The Edge, Annual Benefit for Visual AIDS at Gallery 524, New York, NY
2017
-Salon Show at 383 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
-11/11 at 383 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
-One Year Anniversary Show, Head Too Heavy Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
-Postcards from the Edge, Annual Benefit for Visual AIDS at Metro Pictures, New York, NY
2013
-Writing as Art, Martin Wong Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2012
-DAM KIDS, Pop-Up Exhibition at a building in San Francisco, CA
2010
-Into the Woods, Martin Wong Gallery, San Francisco, CA
-The Salon Undergraduate Student Art Show, Martin Wong Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

Residencies

August 2020     

Kathy Battista's Short Beach artist in residence (ShARe), Short Beach, CT

Collaborations

Caught in the act, 2020, 30 mins. Anna Parisi in collaboration with Alexandria Deters, Director: Gabriel Torres, Camera: Natalia Almonte & Gabriel Torres, Editing: Anna Parisi.

Lectures/Moderations/Panels


2020  Zoom.w.a.View - Performance by Marja SamsOm followed by and Q&A, https://vimeo.com/420050113

2019  Marja Samsom – The Grape Dress: Marja Samson in conversation Alexandria Deters, LMAKgallery, NY, NY

2018  20/20 Vision Art Show: Bad Bitch Takeover, The Twenty, Brooklyn, NY


Collections

Leslie-Lohman Museum of Art, New York, NY           

Curatorial 

PBE Present: General Idea ‘Fear Management’, 1987 curated by Alexandria Deters, June 25-29, 2019, Peter Blum Gallery, NY, NY

Production Design

2019 Assistant Producer, Bent on Rolemodellin’ Shoot, Long Island City, NY

2018 Production Designer, Siren, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Production Designer, The Looking Glass, Brooklyn, NY    

          Production Designer, 6 Years Later, Brooklyn, NY