Faces - Alexa Meade
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Faces

Alexa’s unique approach to painting captures the human condition with the combined clarity of photography and beauty of painting.

Lola, Lola

2017, 40×50, 20×25, Prints Available

 

For Cinco de Mayo 2017, Brookfield Arts. commissioned Alexa to create a live painting performance in Los Angeles. She painted her art assistant B. Justine Jaime whose grandmother liked to call her Lola.

Jon Goes

2015

 

Friend Jon Menaster was painted as practice in the Los Angeles warehouse studio.

After Cranach

2015, Prints Available

 

In Munich in 2016, a man descended from the great Renaissance painter Cranach commission Alexa to paint his portrait in the traditional style of his ancestor.

Modern Woman

2016, 24×36, Prints Available

 

Vincent Little Hat was the model for a live performance during the vernissage of Alexa’s 2016 solo exhibition at the Ingo Seufert Gallery for Contemporary Photography in Munich.

Reality

Photo by Matthew Brush

2016

 

As part of the Color of Reality short film made in collaboration with Jon Boogz in the Los Angeles warehouse studio in 2016, movement artist Lil Buck had his portrait painted. Photographer Matthew Brush captured this moment.

Love Coming on in Waves

2016

 

Model Dominika Juillet was painted in 2016 for a live performance in New York City commissioned by Sony.

Wonderdom

2015, 30×40, 18×24, Prints Available

 

Model Dominika Juillet painted for practice in the Los Angeles warehouse studio in 2015.

Mind Over Matter

2012, 16×24, Prints Available

 

For practice, Alexa painted her sister Erica Meade in Oakland in 2012. She photographed her warped reflection in a piece of mylar foil.

The Struggle

2010, 18×24, Prints Available

 

During an artist in residency program at iPark in Connecticut in 2010, Alexa painted Bob for practice.

In the Mirror

2016, Prints Available

Self-Portrait of Alexa created for practice in the Los Angeles studio 2016.

The Leader

2011, 18×24, Prints Available

In Oakland in 2011, Alexa painted friend Rocky Mullin for practice.

Reality – Lil Buck

2016

As part of the Color of Reality short film made in collaboration with Jon Boogz in the Los Angeles warehouse studio in 2016, movement artist Lil Buck had his portrait painted.