Alex J Wood

Born 1988. Lives and works in Kent and London

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2012-13 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art, London – Merit

2012 Postgraduate Diploma Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art, London

2011 BA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Greenwich, London

2007 Foundation Diploma (Distinction), West Kent College, UK


Selected Winner of The Royal Society of British Artists ‘Rome Scholarship’ Spring 2022 at Sala Uno, Rome 
The De Laszlo Foundation Grant, November 2020

Arts Council England ‘COVID-19 Support Grant' 2020 Recipient 
Arts Council England 'Developing Your Creative Practice' 2019 Recipient 
The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation, Canada Grant recipient in 2018, 2017 and 2015

Semi-finalist in The ‘Rome Scholarship’ 2019 Exhibition at The Royal Over-Seas League, London.
Shortlisted for The Zealous Emerge Art Prize 2018
Selection panel adviser for University of the Arts London ‘Made in Arts’ programme June 2018

Selected artist in August 2017, International Artists Symposium, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Germany

Winner of The Picton Art Prize 2015 

Shortlisted for The Mark Tanner Sculpture Award in February 2015

Visiting lecturer UAL MA Preparation Course in Beijing, March 2014 and resident artist. 

2014 Penguin Books Commission to create a sculpture for Foyles, 107 Charing Cross Road, London

2014 Foundry Fellow at Camberwell College of Arts London. 

Awarded ‘The Patrick and Kelly Lynch Scholarship’ in 2013.

Resident artist at Tokyo Wonder Site, Japan in 2013. 

Shortlisted for The Clifford Chance Sculpture Award in 2014 & 2013. Winner of XHIBIT in 2013.  


The Patrick and Kelly Lynch Collection, University of the Arts London Collection, The Collection of Municipality of Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany and various other Private Collections in Europe and the USA.

Chelsea Arts Club, Old Church street, London - May 2021
ING Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries London and Online Virtual Exhibition
Mayfair Art Weekend, ‘Blown Away’ Film screening at The May Fair Hotel, London 

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 208th Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London

Christies, London, 8 King Street. Work sold supporting Terrence Higgins Trust. 

Superfine, Los Angeles, USA. 
Royal Society of British Artists 303rd Annual Exhibition, Mall Galleries, London
Kunstmesse Leipzig, Kongresshalle am Zoo Leipzig, Germany

Volksbank ‘Kult(o)urnacht’, Rising Stars Exhibition in Speyer, Germany. Curated by Ralph Gelbert

Rising Stars Rome Scholarship Exhibition at The Royal Over-Seas League, Mayfair with Royal Society of British Artists 

‘Paper Cuts’, Saatchi Gallery, Duke of York's HQ, Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 4RY

‘Look Away’, Curated by Paper Folds, Centre Space Gallery, 6 Leonard Ln, Bristol BS1 1EA

Makers Mark, No Format Gallery, Rolt Street, London. Curated by Daniel Huckfield

'Space Odyssey', The Royal Institution, 21 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London

"I''ll show you more...", Chelsea Art Club, Old Church Street, London. 

"McGings Open", Westport Arts Festival, County Mayo, Ireland. Curated by Breda Burns and Caroline Masterson. 

"The Best Of' Exhibition at Villa Böhm", Neustadt an Der Weinstraße, Germany curated by Ralph Gelbert.

'The Fourth International Artists Symposium Exhibition', at Villa Böhm, Neustadt an der Weinstraße, Germany.

Air: Visualising the Invisible in British Art 1768-2017’, Royal West of England Academy Bristol.

Curated by Christiana Payne, Stephen Jacobson RWA and Gemma Brace. (Link)

‘That Blitz Mentality’, Wall Space, 607 N. La Brea, Los Angeles USA.

New Art Projects at Pulse Miami Beach, Miami, USA,  1 – 4 December 2016 (Link)

‘Young Contemporary Talent’ curated by The Ingram Collection, Cello Factory, London

‘Inception’ curated by Tony Han, Noho Studios, 46 Great Titchfield St, London

‘Too Fast To Think’, Book launch & Solo Sculpture Exhibition, Supreme Court of the UK, London (Link)

‘96% Visible’, Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, London

‘Alex J Wood LIFT OFF’ Project Room at New Art Projects, 6 Sheep Lane, London (Link)

‘Alex J Wood: LIFT OFF!’ Solo exhibition at New Art Projects, 6 Sheep Lane, London (Link)

‘Not Just For Christmas’, Jonathan Ross Gallery, 286 Earls Court Road, London

‘Postcard’, Fold Gallery, London (In conjunction with ArtBox a charity benefiting people with learning disabilities (Link)

‘Art Journey’, Curated by ‘Art Partners’ and ‘Secret Art’, Library, 112 St Martins Lane, London

‘Historical Futures’, Apricot Gallery, 16 Heneage Street, London

‘Capsule’, The Embassy Tea Gallery, Union Street, London

“I’ll show you mine…”, Chelsea Arts Club, 143 Old Church Street, London

'Premiere', The Library Members Club, St Martins Lane, London.

‘Made in Arts London’, The Lethaby Gallery, London.

‘Stars on Canvas’, The Hub, Heddon Street (Supported the Willow Foundation Charity)

‘Springboard’, The Cookhouse, Chelsea college of Art, London.

‘Disinter’, The Crypt Gallery, London.

ACAVA Open Studios, 49 Grange Walk, London

Chelsea Salon at The Old Hannah Barry Gallery, Peckham

Sunday Salon with Slate Projects (Link)

London Art Professionals Featuring Michael Petry.

‘Slinky Intervention’ on the Great Wall of China at Badaling, Beijing, PRC.

‘£WEATSHOP’, 55 Dalston Lane, London. (Link)

‘SITE’ CCW Alumni Exhibition, The Cookhouse, Chelsea College of Art, London

‘GIFTED’, CHART Gallery, 62 Old Church Street, London

MA Fine Art Final Show, Chelsea College of Art and Design

Down the Dori Tokyo Wonder Site, Tokyo, Japan

In Two Parts Interim Show Chelsea College of Art, London.

XHIBIT 2013, Showroom, High Holborn, London.

XHIBIT, Four Corners Gallery, London.

‘Stars on Canvas’, Maddox Arts, Mayfair, London. (Supported the Willow Foundation Charity)

Curiously Connected, Coningsby Gallery, 30 Tottenham Street, London

‘Applied Imagination’, 111 Great Litchfield Street (Formerly DRAF)

Bermondsey Arts Festival, Delfina Gallery, 50 Bermondsey Street

The Final, Final PG Dip Summer Show, Chelsea College of Art, London

24 Hour Storm’, Morgue, Chelsea College of Art, London

Lots of Lollys, Southwark Studios, London

Chemical Compound, Chelsea College of Art, London

The Round Chapel Salon, Round Chapel, Hackney, London

‘PG Diploma Interim Show’, Triangle Space, Chelsea College of Art

Death Watch Beetle, The Morgue, Chelsea College of Art, London

Pop Tarts, Chelsea College of Art, London

Expanding Fields LIVE, London

Oh Oh Oh!, Chelsea College of Art, London

Beneath The Surface Gallery, London

Hastings Pier & Laughing Policeman, The Panic Room, Tonbridge

The Spa Gallery, Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells.

Site Specific Installation, Botanical Gardens in Avery Hill Park, London

Inspirations, Maidstone Museum, Kent.

Bentlif Art Prize 2008, Maidstone, Kent



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‘The Object of Art’ TV Programme, Directed by Melissa Aston-Munslow.
  Studio clip link available here.  Full programme link available here.  

SWR Aktuell TV, News Report & Ron TV - Künstlersymposium (Link)

Die Rheinpfalz Newspaper, Germany, ‘Celestial works land in the Pfalz’ 

Air: Visualising the Invisible in British Art 1768-2017, Catalogue by Christiana Payne. 
Sansom and Co. ISBN 191140813522

‘Public Sculpture Unveilings: Alex J Wood And Frances Segelman Commissions Revealed’, ArtLyst. (Link)

‘An Actual Angel In Islington’, Tabish Khan, Art Critic, (Link)

‘STATE/f22’ Magazine Issue 21, Mike van Joel & Anna McNay, Feature page 11. (Link)

‘An angel rises in Islington as emerging star artist creates celestial public sculpture’. University of the Arts London News. (Link)

‘The Picton Art Prize 2015 – Winning Artist – Alex J Wood’ (Link)

In conversation with Anna McNay, Deputy Editor of State/f22 Magazine.

‘Secret Agents And Protests: February’s Most Talked About Art Exhibitions’, Tabish Khan at the Londonist, (Link)

‘Alex J. Wood’s First Solo Exhibition Is A Blast’, ArtLyst, (Link)

‘Last night’s art show openings – Alex J Wood delights at New Art Projects’, Organ Art Magazine, (Link)

‘Lift Off!’ on Artsy – (Link)

Issue 19 STATE/f22 Magazine, ‘Featured Artist: Artists of Today’, Page 19, (Link)

“Alex J Wood Explores Human Endeavour In First Solo Show” Artlyst, (Link)

Wall Street International: Not Just For Christmas” (Link)

Artlyst, “Historical Futures – The Temporality Of Materials” (Link)

Aesthetica Online, ‘Antares Rocket Featured in Historical Futures’ (Link)

Aesthetica Magazine, Page 146, “Historical Futures Exhibition”.

MA Fine Art graduate wins Penguin Little Black Classics competition. Chelsea UAL Website. 27 Feb 2015. (Link)

The 24th International Sculpture Conference, New Orleans, USA |  Sally Tiffin Panel Speaker at Artist Residencies:

Do They Benefit Sculptors? (Mentioned from 38:44) (Video Link)

Disinter: Alex J Wood responds to World War One (Link)

Edward Lucie Smith, “Our most promising new sculptor…” 27 August 2014.

Chinese Views Photographic journal with hand drawn illustrations

AN Magazine Review by D. Minton. (Link)

SITE Exhibition Catalogue, Camberwell Press, London

Featured Artist on email update and homepage. (Link)

Avenir Magazine Review. (Link)

JAWS Magazine, Summer Issue, “Resonation and Sound in Noh” (Link)

Down The Dori. UAL Exhibition Catalogue

Guardian UAL Website, “Why study an MA in fine art?”.

Tokyo Two catalogue, in conjunction with UAL and Tokyo Wonder Site

Featured in the print edition of ‘Art in England’ Magazine.


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