Seth Alverson

Alverson: Whiskey

Seth Alverson

Whiskey 2, 2011
Oil on canvas
21 x 24 in / 53.34 x 60.96 cm

Alverson: Chair

Seth Alverson

Chair, 2012
Oil on canvas
30 x 30 in / 76.2 x 76.2 cm

Born in 1981
Lives and works in Houston, TX

Education

2010
MFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2002
BFA, University of Houston, TX

Solo Exhibitions

2011
Seth Alverson, Art Palace, Houston, TX

2010
Seth Alverson, Art Palace, Houston, TX

2007
Ghost Survivor of the Final Plague, Art Palace, Houston, TX

2006
Thunderdome, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

Group Exhibitions

2013
Hot House, Longhouse Projects, New York, NY
That Mortal Coil: Rebuking the Ideal in Figurative Art, CentralTrak, University of Texas at Dallas
Upsodown, curated by AJ Liberto and Kate True, The New Art Center, Newton, MA

2012
Staring at the Wall: The Art of Boredom, curated by Katia Zavistovsky, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
Cronopios, with Lane Hagood, Kaboom Books, Houston, TX
In Plain Sight, curated by Aaron Parazette, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

2011
Exit Strategy, White Box Gallery, New York, NY

2010
Nerd Garage Sale by Sketch Klubb, The Joanna Gallery, Houston, TX
Do I Know You, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
Hood Rich, The Hexagon, Baltimore, MD

2009
Death of a Propane Salesman: Anxiety and the Texas Artist, curated by Christina Rees; Fort Worth Contemporary Art Center, TX
30th Anniversary, Lawndale Art Center, Houston TX
Group Show, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
Show Us Your Zits, The JoAnna Gallery, Houston TX; Texas Fire House, Brooklyn, NY

2008
Where Are We Going? Contemporary Artists Address the Issues of the 21st Century, Austin Museum of Art, TX
Houston Area Exhibition, organized by Claudia Schmuckli, Blaffer Gallery, Houston, TX

2007
Aqua Art Fair (with Art Palace), Miami Beach, FL
The Joanna Drawing Show, The Joanna Gallery, Houston, TX
The Siren’s Song, Arthouse at Jones Center, Austin, TX

2006
Baroque Visions and Urban Verities, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
Affair at the Jupiter Hotel (with DiverseWorks), Portland, OR
Beast, Finesilver Gallery, Houston, TX
Collectors x 3, Art League, Houston, TX

2005
New Texas Painting, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
Sperman, Studio E.M., Houston, TX

2004
Texas Prime, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX

Bibliography

2011
Venator, Melissa.  “Seth Alverson,” …might be good, September 30, 2011
Jansen, Steve. “Double Jeopardy,” Houston Press, September 28, 2011

2010
Dearing, Harry. “Seth Alverson / Art Palace, Houston,” ART LIES, Issue 66, 2010

2008
Secor, Beth. “Seth Alverson Rules the Group Show at Blaffer,” Houston Press, July 16, 2008