Alexander Edwards by Ricardo July 01, 2020 0 portfolios

EDWARDS addresses current definitive moments in humanity, such as the ability to travel into space, the changes in agriculture and how the present affects these powerful advances in technology. His work consists of sculptures that resemble vast spatial landscapes, by using decaying fruits and vegetables in display cases on pedestals and the walls, surrounded by antique recipe cards of traditional foods internationally. His scenic designs, using both bold and bright, but natural colors, he creates the effect of walking inside of technological space. His work deals with social and political issues consisting of traditional and non-traditional mediums such as; Television screen, artist’s paper, canvas, silver gelatin, giclee, charcoal, graphite, watercolor, crayon, marker, Sumi ink, acrylic, oil stick, gouache, spray enamel, latex, chipboard, cardboard, marble, drywall, wood, glass, granite, cork board, plywood, aluminum, gold leaf, mirrored tile, platinum-leaf, glass, plastic food containers, smartphones, microphones, digital cameras, Inkjet printers, flat-screen televisions, cellphones, circuit boards, refrigerators, plastic acrylic boxes, blueberries, mushrooms, almonds, bananas, oranges, red peppers, orange peppers, green peppers, tomatoes, raspberries, eggplant, cucumbers, carrots, orange jalapenos, peaches, potatoes, green grapes, plums, watermelon, corn, red onions, pineapple, kiwi, strawberries, cauliflower, purple grapes, 8mm film, digital video, 16mm film, single channel video, designer fashion, V.I.P backstage passes, presale tickets masters, artist production schedules, artist contracts, artist sponsor thanks, wall plaques, gold records, artist broker agreements, live models, performance artists, postcards, gold jewelry, raw denim, check registers, scratch lottery tickets, fluorescent lights, terracotta, cast bronze, polychrome plastic, plastic vinyl, and vinyl chloride.

Alexander Edwards was born in 1991 in Denver, Colorado. Currently living and working in New York, he attended Pratt Institute and has created installations for Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York; Studio 301, Brooklyn, New York; Haus on Hanson, Brooklyn, New York;  and various private collections