Born: 1953 Columbus, Ohio

One Person Exhibitions

2010 Vrublevskaya Gallery, Moscow, Russia
Orange Coast College Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, CA
MetaGallery, Toronto, Canada
East/West Gallery, New York City, NY
2008 Art Basel, 7th Circuit Gallery, Miami, FL
Microcosm Gallery, 40 years of Self-Portraits, New York City, NY
2007 Microcosm Gallery, recent works, New York City, NY
2005 Microcosm Gallery, Everybody Is A Sacred Mirror, New York City, NY
2004 – 2009 Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, New York City, NY
CIIS Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003 Tibet House, New York City, NY
Feature Inc., New York City, NY
2002 Tibet House, New York City, NY
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
1999 Rico Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
JFK University Gallery, Berkeley, California
1997 Bates College Gallery, Lewiston, Maine
ARK exhibition space, Tokyo, Japan
1996 La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA
1995 University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
1993 Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
1991 Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1990 University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
Islip Art Museum, Permanent Site Work, Islip, Long Island, NY
1988 Stux Gallery, New York, NY
1986 Stux Gallery, Boston, MA
1985 Tyler School of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
1983 Stux Gallery, Boston, MA
P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
1982 Overland Gallery, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
Stux Gallery, Boston, MA
Nesto Gallery, Milton, MA
Vehicule Art, Montreal, Canada
1981 Sarah Lawrence College, Performing Arts College, Bronxville, NY
1980 International Conference on Transpersonal Psychology, Danvers, MA
1979 Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
1978 Helen Shlien Gallery, Boston, MA
1971 Ohio State House, Columbus, OH

Group Exhibitions

2010 Psychedelic – Visionary and Optical Art since the “60’s, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas
2009 ART BASEL, The Marriage of Art, Science & Philosophy, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
9/1/08 Mapmakers, MetaGallery, Toronto, Canada
2008 Soul to Soul, Microcosm Gallery, New York City, NY
All Faiths Beautiful, American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
8/1/07 Original Face, Microcosm Gallery, New York City, NY
2007 Minds Wide Open, LightSpace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Minds Wide Open, Microcosm Gallery, New York City, NY
Meditative, Feature Inc. New York City, NY
2005 The Invisible Thread: Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art,
Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor, Staten Island, NY
2003 Gallery of the Senses, InterDimensional Art Movement, Seattle, WA
LightSpace Gallery, Timothy Leary Memorial Exhibition, Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Incontro, Psychonautical Landscape 2, Zurich, Switzerland
American Visionary Art Museum, High On Life, Baltimore, MD
2002 De Cordova Art Museum, Painting In Boston 1950-2000, Lincoln, MA
Outsider Art Fair, Henry Boxer Gallery, Puck Building, New York City, NY
Gallery 2211, Inaugural, Los Angeles, CA
2001 Outsider Art Fair, Henry Boxer Gallery, Puck Building, New York City, NY
American Visionary Art Museum, War and Peace, Baltimore, MD
Govinda Gallery, Eternity, Washington D.C
2000 Exploratorium, Revealing Bodies, San Francisco, CA
La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Luck of the Draw, Los Angeles, CA
Islip Art Museum, The Spiritual In Art, Islip, Long Island, NY
Outsider Art Fair, Henry Boxer Gallery, Puck Building, New York City, NY
American Visionary Art Museum, Baltimore, MD
1999 Outsider Art Fair, Henry Boxer Gallery, Puck Building, New York City, NY
AllChemical Arts, Psychoactive Creativity, Kona, Hawaii
Maisner Fine Arts, Illuminations, Bayhead, New Jersey
American Visionary Art Museum, Error and Eros, Baltimore, MD
1998 Stux Gallery, New York City, NY
Federal Reserve Gallery, Somakatoligon, Boston, MA
Rotunda Gallery, Interpreting, Brooklyn, NY
Tropen Museum, Psychoactivity, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Stux Gallery, New York City, NY
1997 International House, MindStates, Berkeley, CA
Stux Gallery, New York City, NY
1996 Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, Continuity and Contradiction, LaJolla, CA
Travelled to Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida
Lollapalooza/Australia, Art Galleries, Melbourne and Sydney, Australia
Acme Art Gallery, Psychedelicatessen, San Francisco,CA
Ace Hardware Show, Brooklyn, NY
Apex Gallery, New York City, NY
1995 International Transpersonal Association, Santa Clara, CA
Commonweal Gallery, Art and Healing, Bolinas, CA
Open Center, Interfaith, New York City, NY
Centro Culturale delle Zitelle, Du Fantastique au Visionnaire, Venice, Italy
1994 DeCordova Museum, Body & Soul, Lincoln, MA
Hastings-On-Hudson Gallery, In Search of the Spirit, Hastings-On-Hudson, NY
St. John the Divine, Sacred In The Arts, NYC, NY
1993 Synchro Energize, Cyberdelia, NYC, NY
City Without Walls Gallery, Major Medical, Newark, NJ
Art Rock Gallery, Altered States/50th Anniversary of LSD, San Francisco, CA
Courtyard Gallery, World Financial Center, Monumental Propaganda, New York, NY
Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, The Map is Not the Territory, Philadelphia,PA
1992 Max Fish, Nepotism II, New York, NY
CBGB, Drawing Show, New York, NY
Bolinas Art Museum, Art As A Healing Force, Bolinas, CA
1991 Andrea Rosen Gallery, Video Library, New York, NY
White Columns, Benefit, New York, NY
1990 Aspen Art Museum, Revelations, Aspen, CO
1989 Galerie Schroeder, Besides–Photography by Artists, Munich, Germany
Hallwalls, Nepotism, Buffalo, NY
Artists Foundation Gallery, Attraction/Repulsion, Boston,MA
Newhouse Center For Contemporary Art, The Transformative Vision, Staten Island, NY
1988 Pacific Lutheran University Gallery, Revelations: Spiritual Art at the End of the 20th Century, Seattle, WA
Museum of Post-Modern Art, What the Songs Look Like, New York, NY
Resistence Or Submission, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Ottawa, Canada
Psychedelic Solution, Summer Solution, New York, NY
Hillwood Art Gallery, Unknown Secrets: Art and the Rosenberg Era, Long Island University, NY
Massachusetts College of Art Gallery, Boston, MA
Stux Gallery, Transvision, New York, NY
1987 Piezo Electric, Metaphysics, New York, NY
San Francisco Arts Commission, Retrospectacle: Psychedelic Art, San Francisco, CA
Greenville County Art Museum, Here And Now, Greenville, SC
1967-87 ACA Gallery, Genre, New York, NY
Eye of a Storm, Photo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan and E.M. Donahue, New York, NY
Bard College, Purdurabo, NY
New Jersey Center for the Visual Arts,Connections 2: Science Into Art, Summit, NJ
Resistence Or Submission, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Canada & Le Musee du Quebec, Quebec City
New Museum, Choices: Making An Art Of Everyday Life, Sacred Mirrors, NYC, NY
Stux Gallery, Inaugural Show, New York, NY
1986 Stux Gallery, Gallery Artists, Boston, MA
Walter Phillips Gallery, Resistance Or Submission, Banff, Canada
Islip Art Museum, Myths and Rituals for the 21st Century, Islip, NY
Chronocide Gallery, Dream Weavers, New York, NY
Hallwalls, Metabody, Buffalo, NY
Blue Star Art Space, Dead Days 1986, San Antonio, TX
Disarming Images: Art For Nuclear Disarmament, Bronx Museum of Art, NY
Yellow Stone Art Center, Billings, MT
University of Southern California Art Gallery, Irvine, CA
Boston College Gallery, Space: From Inner to Outer, Boston, MA
Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Chicago International Art Exposition, Chicago, IL
1985 Stux Gallery, Small, Smaller, Tiny, Boston, MA
Stux Gallery, Group Show, Boston, MA
Disarming Images: Art For Nuclear Disarmament:
University of Southern Florida Art Gallery, Tampa, FL
University of California Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
New York State Museum, Albany, NY
Washington State University Museum of Art, Pullman, WA
Munson Williams Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
Stux Gallery, Major Paper Works, Boston, MA
Mo David Gallery, New York, NY
Bond Gallery, Stigmata, New York, NY
Bruce Velick Gallery, Religion: 1984, San Francisco, CA
University Art Gallery, Art In the Shadow of the Bomb, U Mass, Amherst, MA
1984 Boston University Gallery, Social Concern in the 80’s, Boston, MA
Brockton Art Museum, Brockton Triennial, Brockton, MA
Ronald Feldman Gallery, 1984, New York, NY
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston NOW, Boston, MA
1983 Stux Gallery, Gallery Artists, Boston, MA
University of Toronto, Transformative Art, Toronto, Canada
Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA
Artfeast: Artists Working to End Hunger
Hayden Gallery,DadaKin, MIT, Cambridge, MA
Various Sites,Monument Redefined, Brooklyn, NY
1982 Van Buren/Brazelton/Cutting Gallery, Fear and Affirmation: Artists Against Nuclear Arms, Cambridge, MA
Regis School, Reverence for Life, Religious Assembly for U.N. Special Session on Disarmament, New York, NY
Stux Gallery,Gallery Artists, Boston, MA
Rose Art Museum, Restless Natives, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Boston Museum School Gallery, New Portraits, Boston, MA
1981 Helen Shlein Gallery, Group Show, Boston, MA
Stux Gallery, New Work, Boston, MA
Donnelly and Stux Gallery, New Talent, Boston, MA
Grand Palais, L’Amerique Aux Independants, Paris, France
1979 Atlantic Gallery, Boston, MA
1978 Boston City Hall Gallery, Boson, MA
1975 Boston Museum School, Boston, MA
1972 Columbus College of Art and Design



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American Theosophist, “Universal Mind Lattice”, Spring, 1982
Art Com, “High Profile”, Fall 1982
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Bob, Paul, “Openings”, Esquire Magazine, January 1985
Boettger, Suzanne, “Let Us Pray”, Artweek, March 1984
Boime, Albert, “Waving the Red Flag and Reconstituting Old Glory”, Smithsonian Studies In American Art, Spring, 1990
Bonetti, David, “New Portraits”, Art New England, January 1982
Boni, Miki, “The Visionary Art of Alex Grey: Sacred Mirrors and Soul Talk”, Earth Star- Whole Life New England,, August/September 1991
Boston Visual Artists Union, “A Conversation with Alex Grey”, January 1984
Brenson, Michael, “Choices’ Presents An Esthetic of Daily Life”, New York Times, March 7, 1986.
“They Seek Spiritual Meaning in an Age of Skepticism”, New York Times, May 11, 1986
Brown, Nonny, “Life’s Art and Vice Versa at New Museum”, Villager NYC, February 20, 1986
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Esquire Magazine, “Esquire Register of Outstanding Americans Under Age 40”,December, 1984
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“Attraction/Repulsion”, Art New England, October, 1989
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Gnosis, Fire Walking (Cover), Fall 1993
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“Visions of Body and Soul”, CADUCEUS, Dying(cover)Winter issue 1992-93
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High Performance, “Fertile Mother”, Spring 1983
“Mutually Assured Destruction”, Summer 1981
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Koteen, Judi, “The Reflection in Sacred Mirrors”, Napra Trade Journal, Fall 1990
Leja, Michael, “Restless Natives”, Art New England, April 1981
MacAdams, Lewis, “It Started Out With Death”, High Performance, Spring 1982
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“Alex Grey Seeks The Life Force”, East Village Eye, May, 1986
“High Art”, High Times, March/April, 1987
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“Alex Grey”, Juxtapoz, Summer, 1995
Machnic, Suzanne, “Apocalyptic Visions On View”, LA Times, July 6, 1986
McLaughlin, Jeff, “From Hub Artists, a Multimedia Event”, Boston Globe, May 18, 1981
MacPherson, Rory, “Alex Grey’s Theologue”, FAD Magazine, San Francisco/New York, December/January 1987/88
Maksymowicz, Virginia and Tobia, Blaise, “Soul Progress”, The Witness, May 1993
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Monitor, “Grey Matter-Artwork by Alex Grey”, December 1978
Montreal Saturday Gazette, “Alex Grey”, December 26, 1981
Mookerjee, Ajit, KUNDALINI, Thames & Hudson, London, 1982
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Parallelogram, “Alex Grey”, December 1981
Petros, George, “Alex Grey Interview”, SECONDS, NYC, Fall 1988
Perrault, John, “The Transformative Vision”, in Revelations catalogue, Aspen Art Museum, 1989
Porges, Tim, “Alex Grey”, The New Art Examiner, September, 1993
Prevallet, Kristin, “Analyzing the Analyst”, ICON (Cover), Boulder, CO, July 1990
Print Collectors Newsletter, “Praying”, October 1984
Raven, Arlene, “Not A Pretty Picture: Can Violent Art Heal?”, Village Voice, June 17, 1986
Raether, Keith, “New Age Visions”, The News Tribune, April 20, 1988, Seattle, WA
Revision Journal, “Universal Mind Lattice”, (cover), Fall 1982
“Study for Spiritual Energy System”, (cover) Winter 1981-82
Robinson, Walter, “A Biennial Of Our Own”, 7 DAYS, May 3, 1989
Rolling Stone, Ad for MTV, “Holy Fire” (last panel), November 15, 1990
Romanyshyn, Robert D., Technology As Symptom and Dream, (book), Routledge, NY 1989
Rosenblatt, Roger, “The Atomic Age – A Vision of Ourselves”, TIME, July 31, 1985
Ross, David, BOSTON NOW, Institute of Contemporary Art, Catalogue, Boston, MA 1983
Rubin, Marcia, “In Praise of the Human Body”, Columbia Daily Spectator, March 26, 1986
Salisbury, Stephen, “The Rosenberg Case Turned Into Art”, The PhiladelphiaInquirer, March 26, 1989
Schwabsky, Barry, “Some Artists In Brooklyn”, New York/Berlin, November 2, 1986
Sedona Jounal of Emergence, Psychic Energy System (Cover), November, 1992
Sozanski, Edward, “Review of Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery – Alex Grey”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, March 1, 1990
Stapen, Nancy, “Beauty and the Beasts” Boston Herald, July 14, 1989
Stein, Jerry, “Nuclear Images In Art”, Cincinnati Post,, September 13, 1984
Stein, Jerry, “Grey’s Anatomy – painting his view of spirituality”, Cincinnati Post, January 14, 1991
Strausbaugh, John, “X-Ray Visions”, New York Press, April 1-7, 1992
TANTRA: The Magazine, “The Life and Art of Alex and Allyson Grey”, Issue 3, 1992
Talking Heads, What The Songs Look Like, Contemporary Artists Interpret Talking Heads Songs, Book by Talking Heads and Frank Olinsky, Harper & Row, NY, 1987
Taylor, Robert, “The Agony Attending Artists Who Focus On Social Injustices”, Boston Globe, February 19, 1984
“Sacred Mirrors”, Boston Globe, April 15, 1982
“Colorists, Dadaists Contrast and MIT Gallery”, Boston Globe, March 14, 1982
Teiken, Nancy, “Artists for Disarmament”, Whole Life Times, June/July 1982
Temin, Christine, “Six Artists Confront the ’80’s”, Boston Globe, April 14, 1981
“Best of 1982 in Art Galleries”, Boston Globe, December 26, 1982
“Not for the Timid”, Boston Globe, April 5, 1983
“NYC Plays the Pied Piper and Boston Artists Follow”, Boston Globe, February 19, 1984
“Foundation’s Risky Show Pays Off”, Boston Globe, July 20, 1989
Trebay, Guy, “1984: A Preview”, Village Voice, January 26, 1983
Tucker, Marcia, “Choices: Making An Art Of Everyday Life”, catalogue, New Museum, 1986
Utne Reader, “Body Work”, May/June 1992
Village Voice, “Mindfold”, March 1979
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Wilber, Ken, “In the Eye of the Artist”, in the book SACRED MIRRORS The Visionary Art of Alex Grey, Inner Traditions, Rochester, Vermont 1990
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Wright, Sarah, “Artweek Visiting”, The Real Paper, October 23, 1980
Yard, Sally, “Art In The Shadow Of The Bomb”, Arts Magazine, April 1984