Visiting Faculty (2018)
Alexandria Eregbu is a conceptual artist and multi-disciplinary deviant. Her practice often takes shape in the form of maker, curator, and educator. Led by the spirit of inquiry and desire— Alexandria's work interrogates soul urgency and seeks to restore balance amongst past familial, ancestral, and collective traumas, with the intent of guiding a more vibrant and harmonious future.
Most notably, Alexandria was a recipient of the 3Arts Award in 2016. She has participated in a range of exhibitions and fellowships including: Artist in Residence with The Center for AfroFuturist Studies in Iowa City, and the Stony Island Arts Bank (2016); Curatorial Fellow with ICI's Curatorial Intensive in New Orleans (2017); and Artist Resident at Camargo Foundation (2018). Her work has been highlighted in Hyperallergic, AFROPUNK, VAM Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Bad At Sports, and listed in Newcity's "Breakout Artists: Chicago's Next Generation of Image Makers." She received her BFA in Performance and Fiber + Materials Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013.