Alexandra Grant Biography
Alexandra Grant is an American visual artist who uses language and written texts to express her painting, drawing, sculpture, and videos. She examines the writing process and ideas in the Linguistic theory and connects them to art and creates visual images.
In addition, she collaborates with artists, writers, and philosophers in specific texts to come up with significant paintings and sculptures. In her career, she has worked with prominent personalities such as Michael Joyce, Keanu Reeves, Channing Hansen, and Helene Cixous.
Moreover, she has done exhibitions at galleries including the Lowell Ryan Projects in Los Angeles, Honor Fraser Gallery, Night Gallery in Los Angeles, Galeria Lelong in New York City, Galeria Grandiva in Paris, and Harris Lieberman Gallery in New York City among others.
Additionally, she created the GrantLOVE project which has raised funds for arts-based nonprofits including Heart of Los Angeles(HOLA), Project Angel Food, Art of Elysium, 18th StreetArts Center, and LAXART. Moreover, she is a co-founder of Artist Books, a publishing house for artist-centered books.
Previously, she worked as a professor at the Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, CA) from 2009 to 2011. In 2010 she taught an MFA seminar at Cal State Northridge. From 2013 to 2014 she was a mentor in the Pacific Northwest College of Arts MFA program. In 2015, she was an MFA mentor at Syracuse University while still teaching a course with Isabelle Lutterodt at Ashesi University in Accra, Ghana.
Moreover, in 2015 she directed a documentary film Taking Lena Home. At this time she was a part of a residency at the Bemis Center for Contemporary art in Omaha, Nebraska. Additionally, she has collaborated with Keanu Reeves to write and publish Ode to Happiness and Shadows.
Alexandra Grant Age
How old is Alexandra Grant? Grant is 49 years old as of 2022. She was born on April 4, 1973, in Fairview Park, Ohio in the United States. Moreover, she celebrates her birthday on April 4 every year. Her birth name is Alexandra Annette Grant.
Alexandra Grant Family
Grant was born to a Scottish geology professor and American political science professor, a foreign service diplomat, and an educational administrator. Her parents are divorced and they both spent time in Africa. Due to the divorce, she was raised with her mother.
Regarding her education, she attended a British school in Mexico City which was made up of a multi-national student body. At the age of 11, she attended a boarding school, Thomas Jefferson School in St. Louis Missouri. Additionally, after a year they moved to Paris where she went to the International School of Paris. From the experience of learning in different locations, she learned English, Spanish, and French.
Moreover, in 1990 she graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy an exclusive private boarding school in Exeter, New Hampshire. She went to Swarthmore College and graduated with a B.A in history and studio art. In 2000 she graduated from California’s college of arts with an MFA in drawing and painting.
Alexandra Grant Husband
Grant is currently dating Keanu Reeves, a visual artist. The couple has appeared as a couple at the LACMA Art+ Film Gala prompting media coverage of their romantic relationship.
Alexandra Grant’s Height
Grant stands at an approximate height of 6 feet 1 inch (1.84m) and weighs 66Kgs.
Alexandra Grant’s Net worth
Grant has an estimated net worth of approximately $500,000. Her main source of income is her career as a visual artist.