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Joining Patreon artists: a new adventure

I first heard about Patreon several months ago; i visited their website very quickly just to absorb one or two pieces of information and find it a great idea. At that time I was starting to be very concerned about how the Changing Woman project was going (no goal reached = not enough money to keep going and reward backers as planned) and did not want to launch another campaign to ask for fanbase financial support. So I rapidly shelved the idea. Early this year, with the changes on Facebook […]


Threshold.

If you have been chasing me for over three years or so, you know I have a long affair with the inclusion of Abstractionism in my work. Abstract art is pure energy, emotion, and sensation. It does not rely on things we physically know and see to tell a story, but it plays with the immaterial, the intangible. It is not easy to give shape to what doesn’t have a shape as we know, and this is why I consider abstract art one of the most difficult styles of painting. […]


Das Leben Ist Kurz (Life is Brief)

Life is brief.

In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the Dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie In Flanders fields.           In Flanders Fields, John McCrae. 1919. Making a piece about the 20’s was not only exciting as it truly stroke a chord in me. What not to love […]


It’s tomorrow! Mass Culture 1920 Show

If you are in the St Louis MO area, do not miss this stunning show in which I am excited to participate with my latest work Das Leben ist Kurz (detail below), among some other talented names. Opening tomorrow, Feb 1st, at 7pm. The show runs until March 31st. If you are outside of the area, you can request a collector’s catalog through the email info[at]alexieragallery.com