Alexandria Eregbu

Alexandria Eregbu. Courtesy of the artist.

About

Alexandria Eregbu is a conceptual artist and disciplinary deviant. Her practice often takes shape in the form of maker, educator, curator, performer, and programmer. Alexandria’s concerns frequently address visibility, family, locality, and mobility. Her work tends to insert itself at the axis of personal experience and myth—usually reliant upon the collection of artifacts, material culture, and an attentiveness to current and historical events.

She was a recipient of the Propeller Fund Grant (2013) and an Individual Artist Grant from Chicago’s Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (2015). She has received fellowships as Resident Curator with HATCH Projects (2013–14); Public Studio Artist in Residence at the Chicago Cultural Center (2015); Resident Artist and Curatorial Fellow with ACRE and Resident Artist at the Stony Island Arts Bank (2016). Most recently, Alexandria was highlighted in Time Out Chicago and listed in Newcity’s 2015 “Breakout Artists: Chicago’s Next Generation of Image Makers." She received her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.