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Research-based artist Alexis Oltmer (b.1990) critiques the capitalocene as a vessel to create artworks. She draws into question the relationship between these systems, their products, and participants. Utilizing the methods of typology, reiteration, chance, rule, and time, her multidisciplinary practice explores this paradigm through the lens of Debordian Theory.

The mediums of photography, sculpture, installation, and performance are central to Oltmer's practice. By using the methodology of typology Oltmer is able to study and present mass amounts of found objects, data, and images, to become lucid while being joined in juxtaposing conversation.



 

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EXHIBITS

FOR FUTURE GENERATIONS / CEPA GALLERY / JANUARY 2020

THE CHILDREN OF SAN JOSE / CEPA GALLERY / MARCH 2015

BUFFALO LIST 10 / The Burchfield Penny / AUG - SEP 2014
DO YOU KNOW WE ARE RULED / CEPA GALLERY / MAY 2014

GRASSHOPPER / RUSTBELT BOOKS / JUNE 2013

OPENINGS

BOOTH / FLUTERBY FESTIVAL / AUGUST 2019

MEMBER SHOW / CEPA GALLERY/ JANUARY 2019

MEMBER SHOW / THE BIG ORBIT GALLERY / OCTOBER 2018

GROUP SHOW / TRIMANIA / 2018

MEMBER SHOW / HALLWALLS / AUGUST 2017
MEMBER SHOW / CEPA GALLERY / JANUARY 2016

MEMBER SHOW / HALLWALLS / AUGUST 2016
MEMBER SHOW / CEPA GALLERY / JANUARY 2015

MEMBER SHOW / CEPA GALLERY / JANUARY 2013

MEMBER SHOW / THE BIG ORBIT GALLERY / OCTOBER 2013

MEMBER SHOW / HALLWALLS / AUGUST 2013

COMMISSIONS

An Unnatural Diet / The Niagara Aquarium / Funded by NOAA / collab with The Buffalo Niagara Water Keepers Oct 2021

GRANTS

GLOBAL WARMING ART PROJECT GRANT FUNDING/ ASI WNY/ JANUARY 2020

PUBLICATIONS

ARTICLE / THE BUFFALO SPREE / March Edition 2020

NEWS / BUFFALO RISING / FEBRUARY 2020

INTERVIEW / WBFO NPR / February 2020
INTERVIEW / RISE BUFFALO / March 2020 

ARTICLE / ART VOICE / DECEMBER 2019

NEWS / BUFFALO RISING / JUNE 2019

NEWS / BUFFALO RISING / APRIL 2019    

NEWS / WBFO NPR / February 2019                            

MARCH FOR SCIENCE / THE PUBLIC BUFFALO / APRIL 2017

NO BAN NO WALL / THE PUBLIC BUFFALO / FEB 2017

COVER IMAGE / THE PUBLIC BUFFALO / NOV 2016
INTERVIEW / WBFO NPR INTERVIEW / March 2015   

AWARDS

OSSEROFF MEMORIAL PURCHASE PRIZE / CEPA GALLERY & ROSWELL PARK CANCER / SEPTEMBER 2017