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b. 1976 in California, USA
Lives and works in London, England.

Alexis Teplin is a Californian born artist based in London. Recent exhibitions include The most real thing: contemporary textiles and sculpture, New Art Centre, Salisbury (2018); The London Open 2018, Whitechapel Gallery, London(2018); Stretch Release, Dürst Britt & Mayhew, The Hague, Netherlands (2017); The future is already here, it’s just not evenly distributed, 20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney (2016); Drag, Push, HOOT, Mary Mary, Glasgow (2015); sss T !!, Hayward Gallery Project Space, London (2013) Costume : Written Clothing, Tramway, Glasgow (2013). Teplin currently teaches Painting at RCA London.




2014                Artist in Residence, Museo d’Arte Modena e Contemporanea, San Marino

2011/2008        Artist in Residence, Andrax CCA, Majorca

2008                 B.A. University of California, Los Angeles 

2003                 Starr Fellow at the Royal Academy of Art, London

2001                 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena - M.F.A

1998                 University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) - B.A.

                        Universita di Belle Arti, Bologna, Italy



2015                Drag, Push, HOOT, Mary Mary, Glasgow

                       HE and HO for O, Rise Projects, Silvie Fleming Collection, London

2014                La Grotto Rosa. Cardrde, Bologna

                       San Marino Calling, Museo D’Arte Modena e Contemporanea, San Marino

2013                He, Ho, HA, hmmm., Mary Mary, Glasgow

                       Sss T !!, Hayward Project Space, London

2012                Progress, PLEAS, Hotel, London

2011                The Other Side of Paradise, CAR Projects, Bologna

                       21 of 24, Gavlak, West Palm Beach, FL

2010                The Party, Tramway, Glasgow International, Glasgow

                        5cm Higher, Mary, Mary, Glasgow

2009                The Party, Park Nights, Serpentine Gallery, SANAA Pavilion, London

                        Can You Hear the Sea?  Blanket Gallery, Vancouver

2008                Viaggio in Italia, For Guilietta, Car Projects, Bologna

                       Yes Parisol, My Marisol, Hotel, London

2006                L’armour c’est fou, Gavlak, West Palm Beach

2005                Play her armour A., Hotel, London

2003                The nape of her neck, Entwistle, London

                        Chambre à Ciel Ouvert, Fellowship exhibition, Royal Academy Schools



2016               Arch (The Politics of Fragmentation), 20th Sydney Biennale, The Future is         

                       Already Here, It’s Just Not Evenly Distributed, Sydney                                                       

2015               Painting the sky blue, Painting the sky blue, Mallorca Landings, Palma

2014               A Merman I Should Turn To Be, Laura Bartlett, London 

         Inaugural Exhibition, Gavlak, Los Angeles

         Sacre 101 - An exhibition based on the Rite of Spring, Migros Museum, Zurich

2013              Costume : Written Clothing, Tramway, Glasgow

                      Stag_Berlin/London, Dispari&Dispari Project, Reggio Emilia

2012              British Painting, curated by Tom Morton, GRIMM Gallery, Amsterdam

                      Passages, BlindeArte, Naples

2011              The Party (video), Serpentine Cinema, Gate Cinema, Notting Hill

        Painting Show, Eastside Projects, Birmingham

        Maybe I Should Have Called It ‘My Life In Nineteen Minutes’, Calder Foundation, New York

                      Outrageous Fortune, Hayward Touring/ Focal Point Gallery, South End

                      Sentimental Education, Gavlak, West Palm Beach

                      Makura, Whitechapel, London

                      Expositions, Blanket, Vancouver

2010              Salon, LAND, Jorge Pardo House, Los Angeles

                      Paintings from England and America, Crisp, London

2009             Tag, Brown Gallery, London

                     Back to the Future, Stair Sainty, London

                     Arrival Inside, Mary, Mary Gallery, Glasgow

                     Reframing, curated by Barry Schwabsky, CCA Andratx, Majorca

2008             Flash, GSK Contemporary, Royal Academy, London

                     Preformance in A Sleepwalker is Standing, Milena Muzquiz, Liverpool Biennale

                     Jenny Lind, curated by Tom Morton, Concrete, Hayward Gallery, London

                      That Beautiful pale Face is my Fate, curated by Alex Farquharson, Nottingham for Nottingham


                      Summer Show, curated by Margherita Hohenlohe and Max Mugler, Schloss Bartenstein

                       In Pieces, curated by Philly Adams, 39 Myddelton Square, London

2007               Gallery Swap, Gallery Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Hotel, London

                       10 Curators, Colette, Paris

2006/07          The space between, Galerie Alexandra Saheb, Berlin

2006               Flaming June, Spanierman Modern, curated by Sarah Gavlak, New York

2005                Prague Biennial

                       4 Artists, Faure and Light Gallery, Los Angeles

2004                Must I paint you a picture?, curated by Pablo La Fuente, Haunch of Venison, London   

                        Cleo, artist’s project, Show Studio, London

                        Her Kind, curated by Emma Robertson, The Approach, London

                        Martin Marigela dress project, Show Studio, London

                        Concert In The Egg, The Ship, London

2003                 Bootleg, Spitalfields Market, London

                        Works for Giovanni, China Art Objects, Los Angeles

2002                Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now, Low Gallery, Los Angeles

2001                Democracy, Bradbury Building, Los Angeles

                        Costume for performance, Jennifer Moon, China Art Objects, Los Angeles

                        Paintland Pasadena, curated by Terry Myers, Lemon Sky, Los Angeles

2000                Costume for performance, Stephanie Taylor, Mezzanine, Vienna

1999                Costume for performance, Stephanie Taylor, China Art Objects, Los Angeles

                        New School, Works on Paper inc., Los Angeles



2015                Staging Painting, invited speaker, ICA, London, July 21

                       Words, Walls, Pictures, Lessons, invited speaker, Whitechapel Gallery, May 1

2013                Sherman, Sam, Pick of the Week, ArtForum, February 18

2012                Sherwin, Skye, Artist of the Week 195, The Guardian, 21 June

2011                Musso, Claudio, ‘Pittura: femminile singolare, Artribune, December 21

                       ‘Sentimental Education’, Huffington Post, December 6

                       Leung,, Gil, Versuch, No. 1, Notes and Projects, The Party, by Alexis

                       Marguerite Teplin and Pablo LaFuente, pg. 41-50, January

2010                Shannon, Liz, The List, Issue 651, February

2009                Kent, Pam, ‘In Hyde Park, an Outdoor Gallery Stays Open Late’, New York Times, October 6

                        Loundes, Sarah, ‘Arrival Inside, Mary Mary Gallery, Glasgow’, Frieze Magazine, September

                        Adam, Georgina, ‘New Shows to Reveal the Thirst for Hirst’, Financial Times, August 28

2008                 Collard, James, ‘Flash in London’ New York Times and International Herald

                        Tribune, December 14, 2008 and December 17

                         Spicer, Kate, Blink and you’ll miss it?, Sunday Times Style, Nov. 16

                        ‘Flash’, Wallpaper and ID Magazine, November

                        Melhuish, Kate, ‘Fashion News’, Daily Mail, October 9

                        Lack, Jessica, ‘Alexis Marguerite Teplin London’, Guardian Guide, August                  

                        30-September 5, pg 36

                        Campbell-Johnston, Rachel, ‘Modern Artists Exhibit at Lord Byron’s Boyhood Home’, The

                        Times, July 30th, 2008

                        Burrows, Wayne, ‘Art: That Beautiful Pale Face is My Fate’, The Metro, August 3

                        La Fuente, Pablo, The Party, Publication for Yes Parisol, My Marisol at Hotel Gallery

2006                 Menkes, Suzie, International Herald Tribune, October 2006

                         Kushner, Rachel, ‘Emerging Artists’, Modern Painters, April 2006, pg. 46-48

                         Frankel, Susan, ‘Masters of Invention’, Dazed and Confused, March 2006, pg.120-135

2005                 La Fuente, Pablo, Display (book)

                        The Guardian, November

                         Sumpter, Helen, Review, Time Out

                         Coomer, Martin, Review, Time Out

                         Darwent, Charles, Visual Arts, The Independent, January 2. pg.12

                         Davies, Serena, Why Painting is back in the Frame, Telegraph, August 1

                         Romney, Johnathn, The Independent, June 1

2004                  Stewart, Christabel, Show Studio, November

                         Baptista, Cathy, Review, Contemporary, October, pg.73-74

                         Coomer, Martin, Review, Time Out, August

                         Schwabsky, Barry, Review, Art Forum, March, pg.196

2003                 Hubbard, Sue, ‘Art for Sale’ The Independent, Arts, 11 November, pg.14

                         La Fuente, Pablo. ‘Poster paints’ Art Review, Volume LIV, November, p.13

                         50. Jahresring. Yearbook for Modern Art, edited by Marjorie Jongbloed, Brigitte Oetker,                          

                         Christiane Schneider, Cologne: Oktagon, pp.77, and 84

                         Slave Pianos. A Diagnosis, 1998-2001 Danius Kesminas, Neil Kelly, Rohan, Drape and Michael

                         Stevenson; ed. Christoph Keller.

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