J. Alex Schechter

J. Alex
Art Discipline: 
Greenville, SC
United States
Dates of Residence: 
May 20, 2024 to Jun 14, 2024

J. Alex Schechter (b. 1988, Moose, WY) is a sculptor based out of Greenville, SC. Alex holds a BA in Religious studies from Grinnell College and an MFA in Sculpture from The Maryland Institute College of Art. His work uses traditional woodworking methods, digital fabrication and found objects to explore ambivalence around familial history and American mythology. He has shown both Nationally and Internationally, including solo and two person shows at Flux Factory (New York, NY) Peep Projects (Philadelphia, PA), Terrault Contemporary (Baltimore, MD) and Millersville University (Millersville, PA), and group shows with Vox Populi (Philadelphia, PA), Good Children Gallery (New Orleans, LA), Dodomu Gallery (New York, NY), The Sculptors Alliance (New York, NY), and the Baltimore Creative Alliance (Baltimore, MD). He has created installations for The National Museum of Wildlife Art (Jackson, WY), The Atlanta Beltline (Atlanta, GA), and Mildred’s Lane (Narrowsburg, NY) and the city of Las Vegas. Schechter is currently an Assistant Professor at Clemson University.