Full Body

Alexa Meade has made her mark on the art world by creating a body of work that plays with depth and our concept of real… It’s life and art imitating each other — not one or the other.


In some ways, artist Alexa Meade is a traditional figure painter, replicating the light and shadow that falls on the human body in a naturalistic way. But she works on an unusual canvas: the actual human body… What began as an obsession with shadows (and painting them onto the surface of grass), has grown into an evolving project exploring representations of the body through paint and the materiality of the medium.