Saltwater (string painting), 2020
painted steel, cast brass, walnut, cotton cord
48.375 x 38.5 x 3 in (122.9 x 97.8 x 7.6 cm)
b. 1979, Miami, FL.
Lives and works in Chicago, IL
Alex Chitty is an interdisciplinary artist based in Chicago. Chitty received a Bachelor of Fine Art from Smith College (MA) and a Master in Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Recent exhibitions include: State of the Art II (2020), Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, AK; Becoming the Breeze: Alex Chitty with Alexander Calder (2019), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; pulling fl avor from the dirt (2018), PATRON, Chicago, IL; After (the sun- drenched neutral that goes with everything) (2018), The Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth
University, Richmond, VA; Living Architecture (2020), 6018 North, Chicago, ILThey bloom without you (2017), Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst IL; Small Sculpture (2017), Corbett Vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL; Stranger Things (2017), DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL; Objectifying the Photograph (2017), NIU Art Museum, DeKalb, IL; slight pitch (2016) at LUCE in Turin, Italy, the sun- drenched neutral that goes with everything (2016) at PATRON in Chicago, IL; Turning Spoons into Forks (2016) at Hyde Park Art Center in Chicago, IL; Alex Chitty and Chris Bradley (2015) at Shane Campbell Gallery in Chicago, IL; Orchid (2014) at ADDS DONNA in Chicago, IL; The Way They Wanted to Sleep (2013) at Andrew Rafacz Gallery in Chicago, IL; Alex Chitty: Recent Work (2013) at Corbett vs. Dempsey in Chicago, IL. Her work has also been in group exhibitions including: Theory of Forms (2015) at PATRON, Chicago, IL; Almost Ergonomic (2014) at Studio 424, Chicago, IL; Codifi cation (2014) at LVL3, Chicago, IL; and Ella Hatchet (2013) at Roots and Culture, Chicago, IL.