Alexis Neider

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Red Jello, oil on canvas, 36" x 36"
Blueberry Pancakes 3, oil on canvas, 12" x 12"
Blueberry Pancakes 2, oil on canvas, 12" x 12"
Chocolate Bar 1, oil on canvas, 48" x 30"
Soup 1, oil on canvas, 36" x 36"
Artist's Statement

My most recent series, The Disintegration of Dinner, deals with the deep connections between food and raw emotion in a way that goes beyond clichés like chocolate during menstruation and ice cream for break-ups. I began painting bowls of soup during a difficult time in my life. I had begun eating increasingly less substantial bowls of noodle soup as food became pleasure-less to me. The paintings of soup are large and occupy an uncomfortable amount of the canvas so that the viewer feels overwhelmed. Red Jello deals with how we, as a culture measure recovery and feel relief in terms of how much one eats. The chocolate bar paintings and cupcake speak to how our sense of taste turns off in dire moments, and turn back on when we sense relief.


EXHIBITIONS, Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, December, 2010
AWARDS Eat/Art, Group Exhibition, selected paintings

Striver’s Art Circuit, New York, NY, October, 2010
Perspectives, Group Exhibition, selected paintings

Romanos Rizk Memorial Scholarship, MA, July, 2010
Museum School of the Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Atlantic Gallery, New York, NY, June-July, 2010
Water, Group Exhibition, selected painting

Local Project, Long Island City, NY, June, 2010
Art on Vinyl, Group Exhibition, mixed media drawing

Gilbert Gallery, Farmington, CT, October, 2009
Group Exhibition, selected paintings

Art Students League, New York, NY, February, 2009
Group Exhibition, selected paintings

Artspace Gallery, New Haven, CT, 2007
101 Dresses, Mixed Media