Alex Landon Richardson
Alex Landon Richardson is a contemporary painter whose practice asks questions about human interaction with the land through outdoors leisure activities in a North American context. Born in Vancouver in 1986, Richardson was raised predominantly in the small village of Erin, Ontario, with periods of childhood spent living in Australia. She obtained an HBA from Western University in London, Ontario in 2008, and an MFA from Goldsmiths, University of London, UK in 2013. Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, and is held in private collections in Europe, North America and South Africa. She participated in the Joya: arte + ecología / AiR residency program in Spain in 2013 and the Life Collection Artist Exchangeprogram in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2014. She has spent the past four years as a faculty member in the Fine and Performing Arts department at Nipissing University in North Bay, Ontario, during which period she was also Curator at the WKP Kennedy Gallery. She recently relocated to Caledon, Ontario to refocus on her artmaking pratice full-time. She is represented by Coldstream Fine Art in Toronto, Ontario.