aidanalexiskoch@gmail.com
b. 1988 Seattle, WA
Lives in New York

EDUCATION

2009 - Pacific NW College of Art, BFA

HONORS & AWARDS

2012 - Recipient, The Xeric Grant
2012 - Finalist, Oregon Book Awards, Literary Arts
2009 - Thesis Award in Illustration, PNCA
2009 - Thesis Exhibition Design Award, PNCA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014, February - Non-Sequitur: Abstraction in Contemporary Sequential Art, curated by Tom Hart and Jeff Owens. Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL.
2013, November - Reconstructing Comics, curated by Peter Sattler. Lakeland College, WI.
2013, January - Untitled, curated by Jeffery Kriksciun. Fylkingen, Stockholm, Sweden.
2012, September - The Beginning. Beginnings Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.
2012, June - Short Cuts, curated by Bill Kartalopolous. On a Marché sur la bulle, Ameins, France.
2011, August - Also, Books, curated by Holly Holly Hobby Hobby. Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA.
2011, August - Art Trek 8, curated by Ephameron. Gallerie Mekanik, Antwerp, Belgium.
2010, March - It was a Large & Lovely Garden, with Mia Nolting. Together Gallery, Portland, OR.
2009, September - It is Happening Again. The Curiosity Shoppe, San Francisco, CA.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014, August - Mood Board. Mission Comics, San Francisco, CA.
2014, March - Notes. City Limits, Oakland, CA.
2014, January - But What Happens Next. Lowell, Portland, OR.
2013, December - Mortals. Farewell Books, Austin, TX.
2013, May - The Marble Hand. Nationale, Portland, OR.
2012, March - The Dancer at Midnight. Huis Haas, Antwerp, Belgium.

PUBLICATIONS

2014 - Impressions, published by Peradam Press.
2012 - Field Studies, published by Floating World Comics.
2012 - The Blonde Woman, self published with support from the Xeric Foundation.
2011 - Astral Talk, published by Publication Studio. ed. Aidan Koch
2010 - The WHALE, published by Gaze Books.

CONFERENCES

2012, September - Perverse Comics Form: Challenging Comics' Conventions, SPX. Panel Member.
2010, August - Participation/Observation, Portland Zine Symposium. Panel Member.

VISITING ARTIST LECTURES/WORKSHOPS

2015, March - Visiting artist workshop, Sequential Artists Workshop, Gainesville, FL.
2014, April - Visiting artist, LUCA Sint-Lukas, Brussels, Beligum.
2013, March - Visiting artist, Illustration dept. Pacific NW College of Art, Portland, OR.
2012, November - Community illustration workshop, Epicenter, Green River, UT.
2012, June - Conversation with James Payne and Caitlin McGurk, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH.
2011, October - Visiting artist, beginning screen-printing class, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ.

RESIDENCIES

2014, April-July - Maison des Auteurs, Angouleme, FR.
2012, October - Epicenter, Green River, UT.
2012, June - Skylab, Columbus, OH.
2009, January - Open House, Portland, OR.

INTERVIEWS/PRESS

Packet Bi-weekly interview on Know-Wave
Mission Comics Interview
SFAQ Pick
Art in Print
PORT
Dazed Digital
The Comics Journal interview with Sean T. Collins
InkStuds radio interview with Robin McConnell