by Marya Morstad
June 8, 2006
Producer Marya Morstad continues the “Radio mnartists” series of web and radio interviews with Minnesota artists. Listen to her interview with Alexa Horochowski.
To hear the interview, click on the "Related Content" tab at the foot of the right-hand column on this page.
Alexa Horochowski is Argentinean of Spanish and Ukranian descent, who
was raised in remote Patagonia and came to the US as a teenager. She
has an MFA in printmaking and photography and is an assistant professor
of art at Saint Cloud State University. She has received grants from
the Jerome, McKnight and Bush Foundations and is represented by the
Monique Meloche Gallery in Chicago and the Braga Menendez Gallery in
Her painting influences include coloring books, fairytale-type
illustrations, calligraphy and Japanese wood blocks, and her work often
features provocative and ambiguous images of pre-adolescent youths.
Her recent series of large-scale paintings called “The Unicorn in
Captivity” will be featured as the inaugural exhibit of the expanded
Minnesota Artist Exhibition Program Gallery (or MAEP), as part of the
Grand Opening of Minneapolis Institute of Arts.
Celebrate the Grand Opening of the Minneapolis Institute of Art's
Expansion and see the MAEP's New Galleries on Sunday, June 11. For more
information on the MIA's events, go to www.artsmia.org
The Unicorn in Captivity
New paintings by Alexa Horochowski
June 11 - August 13, 2006
Thursday, June 15, from 7-9pm
Thursday, June 22, at 7pm
With Alexa Horochowski
Thursday, June 29, at 7pm
With Margaret Pezalla-Granlund