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 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, 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 Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, 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 Ortega y Gasset, New York, NY, 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.
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 Two Coats of Paint, Title Magazine, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Washington Post, The Huffington Post, The Globe and Mail, Art F City, The Art Blog, and New American Paintings.