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Alex Ingram - Artist


Alex Ingram is an artist creating paintings, poetry and performance. He has a BA in Sculpture from Glasgow School of Art and a MA in Fine Art from Saint Martins School of Art and Design. He has exhibited at the Whitechapel Art Gallery and at the Bloomberg Space in London

His recent series of imagined landscapes endeavour to use the subject of landscape as a tool for the ideas and expression of form and beauty. This comes from the process of interplay with the mediums he uses and the final arrival of a piece of work where aesthetics are a cognitive activity.

Alex has exhibited his work both in Britain and abroad in galleries, festivals and as site specific work. He has also published fourteen books and completed five albums of his songs.

" Art enables me to make intuitive decisions and find solutions naturally. I think therapeutically this activity of making where play is started, worked through and completed is a process where problem solving can be practiced. By recognising this sensation, we can learn through it and familiarise ourselves with our ability to trust in a process we may not fully understand and give us the tools to work through and come to conclusions we may not have expected or foreseen. This sense of completion and surprise in the work keeps me engaged and rewarded. "

" As an imagined space I paint open landscapes in conscious play with the process ending in conclusions of beauty.

Sunrises and sunsets attract me as magical moments where the immediacy of the work gives me creative purpose and are meditations on the infinite potential between day and night. "

Selected Works / Exhibitions
The Hummingbirds of Midnight
Book of Music Lyrics
Happy Was The Man
Imagined Horizons
Leytonstone Art Trail
East London
Imagined Landscapes (Solo Show)
The Chopperchunky Gallery
Chaos and Control
The Chopperchunky Gallery
group abstract art exhibition
Fire Spirits
Botanical Days
Poetry Book
Tender Boy
Children's Book - themanwithoutareference
Painting Exhibition - 119 Cafe, Hackney
Bird God
Anthology - themanwithoutareference
Merry Months Of  May 
And a Fox Cried - Publication - themanwithoutareference


Group Show - Long White Cloud




Never Again  - Publication - themanwithoutareferene

Cinema  - Publication - themanwithoutareferene

Under the Skin – Group Show - Core Arts

One Hundred on the Horizon  - Publication



Touched - Solo Show - Core Arts

Over The radar - Group Show - Core Arts


Forget Who You Are – Group Show - The Museum of childhood - 18 June - 16 October

The Outsider – Group Show - Core Arts)


All That Glitters Is Not Institution - Whitechapel Art Gallery

Barmy Park – Group Show - Bethnal Green Library

Dark Town  - Publication

Boxes  - Publication

Lull  - Publication

A Season Breaks – Collaboration

Spaceman Cometh  - Publication – Not Your Average Type, 2010

White Works  - Publication – Not Your Average Type, 2010

White Works - Solo Show - Core Arts




L’exposition du de ja vu - Goup Show/co-curator– Core Blimey Arts, Deptford, London


I’ve done nothing wrong today  - Publication - Chipmunkapublishing, 2007

Not Your Average Type – Publication –  Core Arts, London, 2007

Not Your Average Type – Group Show - Core Arts

Enchanted garden - Group Show / co-curator -  London

Art Tarts Take Away - Group Show / co-curator  – 157 Gallery, Peckham, London


Black Box Theatre - Screening - Sweden

Brief Interludes - Screening - Nottingham

3 Minute warning - Screening - In-between Time Festival, Bristol, 

Mutiny Exhibition  - Group Show - Bargehouse Space, London


Mind is a horse - Group Show - Bloomberg Space, London

Eel - Screening - 291 Gallery, London



Various Shows and Screenings

The Big Stage, Umbrella arts group, Cardiff

Koneisto Festival, Finland

E-phos Video Festival, Greece

Nothing Exhibition, Mead Gallery, Coventry

EXPO 2001, Nottingham

St. Petersburg Performance Festival, Russia

TRACKS Exhibition (co-curator), Amsterdam

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