(b. 1986, Hamilton, New Zealand)
Alice Alva is a multi-disciplinary artist/designer based in Wellington, New Zealand who works across craft-based drawing and illustration, photography, digital media and graphic design. Her work is informed by an interest in patterns, ornamentation, flora and fauna, architecture, humour and pop culture.
Recent projects include: Over/Under (solo), Toi Pōneke Gallery, Wellington, NZ (2017); The hand of the artist is present (solo), Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Rear Window Project, Dunedin, NZ (2015); It's all in the Title, Wallace Gallery, Morrinsville, NZ (2015); Started from the Bottom, Pilot Space, Hamilton, NZ (2014); Postlove, None Gallery, Dunedin, NZ (2014); tête-à-tête (solo), The Pyramid Club, Wellington, NZ (2014); I need to get a life, where can I download one? (solo), Brunswick Arts Space, Brunswick, VIC, AUS (2013); Paper Cuts, Experimental Space, Union House, Melbourne University Campus, VIC, AUS (2010); Diploastrea Heliopora (solo), Through the Looking Glass Installation Space, The Workers' Club, Fitzroy, VIC, AUS (2009); This must be the place, curated by Patrice Sharkey for MUDFest11, Melbourne University Campus, VIC, AUS (2009); Alva vs. Good, Alice Alva and Natalie Good, New Friends Gallery, Hamilton, NZ (2008); Multiples, New Friends Gallery, Hamilton, NZ (2008); Hand/Eye, Ariki Gallery, Hamilton, NZ (2007)
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