Visual Artist, Alexa Meade Art
Alexa Meade is an American artist known for her approach to portraiture. She applies paint directly to models and the surrounding scene, creating the illusion that real-life people and places are inside a 2-D painting. Meade’s artwork has been exhibited at The Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, London’s Saatchi Gallery, the Grand Palais in Paris, and the United Nations building in New York City. She has been commissioned by MINI Cooper, Ralph Lauren, Sony, and Porsche. Meade has collaborated with magician David Blaine and space-time researchers at Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics. Her TED Talk, “Your Body Is My Canvas,” has been viewed millions of times.