Alexandra Tyng

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Alexandra Tyng

United States

Alexandra Tyng (b. 1954 in Rome, Italy) paints people and landscapes, often combining the two genres. She has lived most of her life in the Philadelphia area, and spends part of her summers painting in Maine and other locations. To date, Alexandra has had twelve solo exhibitions, most recently in 2017 at the Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland, Maine. Three of her paintings have traveled with the Women Painting Women: In Earnestmuseum show curated by Alia El-Bermani and Diane Feissel. She has received numerous national awards, including Best of Show at the Lore Degenstein Gallery’s 8th Annual Figurative Painting and Drawing Exhibition in 2016, the Plein Air MagazineAward in the ARC 2015 Salon, the Curator’s Choice Award in the America’s Parks Itraveling museum exhibition, 1stPlace in the Portrait Society of America’s annual Art of the PortraitCompetition and 1stPlace in their 2017 Members’ Only Competition, “Out of the Box” Category.

Alexandra’s work has appeared in two books in the series on Maine art by Carl Little and David Little: Art of Monhegan(2006), and Art of Acadia(also cover art, 2016); her work has also been featured in periodicals such as American Arts Quarterly, Plein AirArtNews, Fine Art Connoisseur, PoetsArtists, International Artist, Maine Boats Homes and Harbors, and American Art Collector; and online publications likePainting Perceptions andThe Huffington Post.In 2012 she was interviewed by art historian and editor Peter Trippi as part of the Artist Audiocast Series sponsored by the Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center. Alexandra’s’s paintings reside in the permanent collections of the National Portrait Gallery in Washington D.C., the New Britain Museum, the Springfield Art Museum, and in many corporate, university, and other public and private collections. Alexandra is represented by Dowling Walsh Gallery in Rockland, ME; gWatson Gallery in Stonington, ME; and Gross-McCleaf Gallery in Philadelphia, PA.

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