What is Alexandra Grant Net Worth?

Alexandra Grant net worth is US$ 1 Million as of 2022.

Net WorthUSD 1 million
BornApril 4, 1973 (49 years old)
Full NameAlexandra Annette Grant
GenderFemale
Height6’1”
Country of OriginThe U.S.
Source of WealthVisual Artist
Marital StatusIn a relationship
PartnerKeanu Reeves
Famous ForSolo Exhibitions: Antigone is you are me, Born Town, Group Exhibitions: Postscript: Writing after Conceptual Art, Selected Work: Wall-Paper, she taking her space.

Biography

Born in 1973, Alexandra Grant is an American, Los Angeles-based Jewish Artist who examines language and text in various media, including drawing, photography, film painting, and social responsibilities. Grant go through writing content ideas grounded on semantic theory as it links to art and builds image inspired by text and collective group of installation.

Timeline

2019

  • Won an award from Vermont Studio Center for visiting artists in Johnson, VT.
  • Exhibited her solo exhibition “Born to Love,” Lowell Ryan Projects.
 

2017

“Antigone is you is me,” one of her solo exhibitions hosted by Eastern Star Gallery, Archer School for Girls, Los Angeles.

2015

  • Group exhibition in collaboration with Steve Roden, Pasadena Museum of California Art.
  • Awarded as Individual Artist Fellowship, COLA 2015, by the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department.

2011

Earned Fellowship for Visual Artists, FVA fellow by California Community Foundation.

Early Life

Grant is an American Artist born in 1973 in Ohio’s Fairview Park, at the U.S. Her mother was an American political science professor, a foreign service diplomat, and an educational administrator; on the other hand, her father was a professor of subject Geology. Her father was Scottish; due to work, her mother mostly spent her time in the Middle East and Africa. After spending time in Africa, both of her parents get divorced.

At that time, Grant was young and tended to live with her mother, who was living in Mexico City. She studied in a British School in Mexico City established by a multi-national student body. At 11, she addressed a boarding school named Thomas Jefferson School, located in St. Louis, for about a year. Soon she shifted to Paris with her mother, joining the International School of Paris. As she was moving around Europe, Middle Eastern countries, and Africa, she could speak different languages like English, Spanish, and French.

Career

Grant’s first solo exhibition was held at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) based in Los Angeles, organized by Alma Ruiz, in 2007. The exhibition’s highlights were her wide range of work on paper, an article by Alma based on Grant’s work, and an essay by Helen Cixous, a French philosopher, and writer.

She was mainly known as “radical collaboration,” which means one who works with an alliance of others by texting, writing, and artistic content. Her group exhibition includes artists such as Channing Hanses, Keanu Reeves, Helen Cixous, and Michael Joyce. She often collaborates with her sister Florence, an editor and a writer. The Archer School for Girls, situated in Los Angeles, California, hosted the two sisters’ joint exhibition.

In 2008, Grant engaged in a house project of Edgar Arceneaux (a non-profit organization) that desired to modernize houses across Watt’s Tower. One and all households were appointed with a separate team of an architect and an artist renovating their home, who agreed to be part of the project. Inspired by a Greek myth and the phrase- “I was born to love, not to hate, she displayed her work in a painting name “Antigone 3000” in 2015. For her work in “Antigone 3000,” she won “The City of Los Angeles Mid-Career Artist Award (COLA) in 2015 and later at “The Los Angeles County Museum of Art” (LACMA) in 2017. After her painting “Antigone 3000”, Grant wrote an article for “Antigone is me” in collaboration with her sister Florence Grant in 2017.

Grant was a professor at Art Centre College of Design (Pasadena, CA) for about two years, from 2009 to 2011. At Cal State Northridge, she taught an MFA seminar in 2010 while she served as a mentor at Pacific Northwest College of Art’s Distance MFA program from 2013 to 2014. In 2015, Grant directed “Taking Lena Home,” a documentary film. Grant and Keanu Reeves, an actor, met at a social event. They both collaborated and worked on a book which was Reeve’s first book (as a writer) and Grant’s first artistic book. Their second collaboration came in 2016 in the form of “Shadow.”

Highlights

  1. Antigone 3000
  2. Shadow Art
  3. Ladder Quarter
  4. Bodies
  5. Six Portals

Favourite Quotes by Alexandra Grant

Favourite Quote 1 by Alexandra Grant

“Node’s ‘event loop’ is central to handling high throughput scenarios. It is a magical place filled with unicorns and rainbows, and is the reason Node can essentially be ‘single threaded’ while still allowing an arbitrary number of operations to be handled in the background.”

-Alexandra Grant
Favourite Quote 2 by Alexandra Grant

“All Dreams are crazy until they come true.”

-Alexandra Grant
Favourite Quote 3 by Alexandra Grant

“Negative mind will never give you a positive life.”

-Alexandra Grant
Favourite Quote 4 by Alexandra Grant

“Let all you do be done in love.”

-Alexandra Grant
Favourite Quote by Alexandra Grant - “Be the reason someone smiles today.”

“Be the reason someone smiles today.”

-Alexandra Grant
Favourite Quote 6 by Alexandra Grant

“Be who you want to be, not what others want to see.”

-Alexandra Grant
Favourite Quote 7 by Alexandra Grant

“The thoughts dye the soul.”

-Alexandra Grant

Keys Life Lessons from Alexandra Grant

Focus –

If you are focused on your goal, you achieve it, no matter the circumstances.

Stand for the cause –

Take a stand for things, situations, or people who are not right.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where and from whom does Grant’s solo exhibition was held?

Grant’s first solo exhibition was organized by Alma Ruiz at the Museum of Contemporary Art in 2007.

At which college was Grant working as a professor?

At Art Center College of Design (Pasadena, CA), Grant served as a professor from 2009 to 2011.

Summary

Born on April 4, 1973, Alexandra Grant is 49 years old (till 2022) Los Angeles-based American artist who uses language and text in various media, including drawing, photography, film painting, and social responsibilities. Her career includes her solo exhibition, group exhibition, her publications, and some of her selected work. During her career journey, she gets awarded and honored numerous times.

From 2009 to 2011, she served as a professor at the Art Center College of Design, while from 2013 to 2014, she served as a mentor at the Pacific Northwest College of Art’s Distance MFA program. In 2009 she Published her first artistic book, “Ode to Happiness,” in collaboration with Reeves. Their second joint venture occurred in 2016, in the form of “Shadow.” In 2015, she directed a film, “Taking Lena Home,” a documentary film.

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