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Alexandra Sutton

Alexandra SuttonAlexandra Sutton received her MFA degree in studio art from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Her work includes sculpture, photography, installation, and video. Interested in memory, nature, and the body, her work involves experimental practices from growing crystals to body casting. She is interested in, mapping time within physical objects, mimicking natural processes on a human scale, and investigating the human body as a landscape, a negative space, and an instrument. She has had noteworthy exhibitions at Mixed Greens Gallery in Chelsea, NYC and Marginal Utility in Philadelphia, PA.

Alexandra is originally from the small town of Clanton, Alabama where she grew up eating peaches and loving animals. She lived in Philadelphia, PA for four years while earning her MFA and working in arts administration. Now, she lives in Nashville, TN and teaches art/art history at Belmont, Austin Peay State University, and Nashville State Community College, and is the proud mother of four amazing rescue cats.