Alexis Granwell received an MFA from The University of Pennsylvania and a BFA from Boston University. She has been exhibiting in the US and abroad for the last 15 years. Granwell is a Professor of Art and currently teaches at Tyler School of Art and Moore College of Art and Design. She is a co-director and one of the founding members of Tiger Strikes Asteroid, an artist collective, in Philadelphia.
She has exhibited internationally, including a solo exhibition at Europos Parkas Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania; a group exhibition at BMW Headquarters in Beijing, China; and a group exhibition at The Print Studio in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. She has exhibited many solo exhibitions across the country, including at Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA; Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Philadelphia, PA; Giampietro Gallery, New Haven, CT; Towson University, Baltimore, MD; Arlington Center for the Arts, Arlington, VA; and Bryan Miller Gallery, Houston, TX. Other group exhibitions include Field Projects, New NY; Select Art Fair, New York, NY, IPCNY, NY; Artist-Run, Miami, FL, Guest Spot at THE REINSTITUTE, Baltimore, MD; Momenta Art, New York, NY; Elephant, Los Angeles, CA; Hemphill Gallery, Washington DC; University of Richmond Art Museum, Richmond, VA; Fjord Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA; The Print Center, Philadelphia, PA; Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA; Savery Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA; Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE; SOIL, Seattle, WA; and CTRL Gallery, Houston, TX. She has an upcoming mini solo show of sculptural work opening at Fleisher/Ollman Gallery in Philadelphia this summer.
Granwell is a recipient of The Independence Foundation Fine Arts Fellowship Grant for 2015. Through this grant, she attended a residency at the prestigious papermill Dieu Donne in New York, NY. She has also been awarded residencies at the I-Park Foundation, East Hadaam, CT; AS220, Providence, RI; Printmakers Open Forum, Oxford, PA; Ragdale Artist Residency, Lake Forest, IL; and Jentel Artist Residency, Banner, WY.
Her work has been reviewed in The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, The Globe and Mail, Art F City, The Art Blog, and New American Paintings.