Alex Da Corte
b. 1981

Alex Da Corte

2010    MFA, Yale University, New Haven, CT
2004    BFA in Printmaking/Fine Arts, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
2001    Film/Animation and Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York City, NY
1999    Camden County College, Blackwood, NJ
1998    Barnstone Studios, Copley, PA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2011 Night Chat, Galerie Olivier Robert, Paris FR
The Island Beautiful/Mortal Mirror, Bodega/Extra Extra Galleries, Philadelphia, PA

2010    The Kind of Dog that Keeps You Waiting, Yale Gallery, New Haven, CT

2009    Casual Luxury, La Montagne Gallery, Boston, MA
Activity #91, Golden Age, Chicago, IL

2007    I Think About You All Of The Time, Parisian Laundry, Montreal, QC
I Attach Myself To You, Stonefox Artspace, New York, NY

2006    Help Yourself to Roses, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA

2005    Welcome Your Sorrows, Black Floor Gallery, Philadelphia, PA/Smith College, Northampton, MA
The Death of All Things Beautiful, The University of the Arts-Window on Broad, Philadelphia, PA

2004    Eulogy, The Padlock Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Clark & Colin, The Padlock Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions
2011    PDF, Allegra Laviola Gallery, New York City, NY
Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time, Platform Gallery, Winnipeg CA
Re: Empire, TEAM Gallery, New York City, NY
Not About Paint, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA
Spirit of the Signal, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
The Unlimited Plan (with Kate Levant), Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn, NY
How We Escaped “Reflections on Warhol”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia PA
NEW SKIN FOR THE OLD CEREMONY, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Matinee, St. Cecilia’s Convent, curated by Lauren Van Haaften-Schick, Brooklyn, NY
Dependent Art Fair, Cleopatra’s New York City, NY
ICA Open Video Call Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
AIN’T, Frank Pictures Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
SubStainability, Texas State University Gallery, San Marcos, TX

2010     NEW SKIN FOR THE OLD CEREMONY, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Tri-State Show, Jolie Laide Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Désirs Archaiques, Galerie Olivier Robert, Paris, France
Streeple, Kunstrum Richard Sorge, Berlin, Germany
WHILE IT LASTS, StillHouse Group, New York, NY
Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time, Or Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
BYTS, Bosch Young Talent Show, Den Bosch, Netherlands
LAND - The Secret Knows, Austin, TX and Los Angeles, CA
Cellar Door: Front Room Series, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, MO
Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon, Portugal
Christmas in July, Yvon Lambert, New York, NY

2009     Slow School, Robert Goff Gallery, New York City , NY
Rich Text, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Between Spaces, PS1 MoMA, New York, NY

2008 I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl, Asia Song Society, New York, NY
Penned, Artscape 2008, Baltimore, MD
Love Explosion, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2000 Years of Sculpture, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007 East Coast/West Coast, Pageant Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
L’Autre, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Faux Naturel, Foreman Art Gallery, Sherbrooke, QC
This Is This, The Institute Of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Travel Show, University Of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2006     Faux Naturel, The Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Drawing Show, Seraphin Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Vernacular Spectacular, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

2005     Nexus Selects, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
Turning Pages, Whittier College, Wardman Library, Whittier, CA

2003     Red, Gallery One, The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Awards and Publications

2011    Gerwin, Daniel, Machete, Island Beautiful/Mortal Mirror Review, May 2011
Adbusters Magazine Issue 95, Volume 19 No. 3:The Philosophy Issue, cover image, p96, May/June 2011
Machete, Syrup on the Phone, Issue 12, Volume 2, October 2010
Nonemaker, Katherine, “Interview: Alex Da Corte” Open Lab Issue III, p 56, Jan 2011

2010     Shia, Jonathan, “Sincerely L. Cohen,” Interview Magazine, pg. 59, Dec. 2010
Bollen, Christopher, “Alex Da Corte,” Interview magazine
V Magazine, The Sexy Body Issue No. 66, Fall Preview 2010, Works in Progress
Possible Press, Vol 1 Issue 2, September 1, 2010
Abacadabra! K48 Magazine, Issue 8

2009     Cornell, Lauren, Gioni, Massimiliano, and Hoptman, Laura, “Younger Than Jesus: Artist Directory,” 2009, New Museum and Phaidon Press.
Standish, Maude, Missbehave Magazine, June 1, 2009
Big Brother, Fanzine by William Pym & Alex Da Corte, Golden Age, Chicago
Foumberg, Jason, “Eye Exam: A Grolsch in my G-String”, New City Art, Chicago
McKinniss, Sam, Review, Big Red and Shiny, Issue 111, July 26
Garza, Evan J., Review, Art Papers, September/October

2008 Gerstein, Julie, Dazed & Confused, pp.72 October 2008
Edith Newhall, "One, two, many." Philadelphia Inquirer, May 2
Brau, Seth, Cool Hunting,, June 2, 2008
Redfern, Christine, “Pick up Artist,” Montreal Mirror, Vol. 23 Number 33
Newhall, Edith, “One, two, many,” Philadelphia Inquirer, April 18, 2008

2007 Swindle Magazine, Issue No. 9
Gerstein, Julie, “Alex Da Corte: This is This,” Philadelphia Weekly, Februaray 28, 2007
Cowan, Marcus, Nothing Magazine,, Issue No. 20
Vaughan, R.M., “Faux Naturel,” Canadian Art, September 15, 2007

2006     Stern, Steven, “Liberal Arts,” New York Times, T Style Magazine: Travel, November 19, 2006 2004    Anthem Magazine, Issue No. 14, FA 04
Ted Carey Award
Philth Magazine,
Graham, David, Declaring Independence, p.55

2003 Eisman Travel Scholarship
Beautiful Decay, Issue E, p.42-43

Artist Residencies
Fabric Workshop & Museum Apprenticeship, Philadelphia, PA
University Of The Arts Residency Program, Philadelphia, PA
Smith College Artist In Residence Program, Northampton, MA

Public Collections

The West Collection