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SLU Photo Shoot 2020

SLU Photo Shoot 2020

Photo shoot for SLU Hospital Coffee Table Art Book to be published

In my studio, 2019

In my studio, 2019

Wall Ball 2020

Wall Ball 2020

Wall Ball 2020 for Artscope at Third Degree Glass Factory

Let Them Eat Art 2019

Let Them Eat Art 2019

My Super Keen Studio

My Super Keen Studio

My Super Keen Studio

My Super Keen Studio

Wall Ball 2019

Wall Ball 2019

To benefit Artscope at Third Degree Glass Factory

Wall Ball 2018

Wall Ball 2018

To benefit Artscope at Third Degree Glass Factory

Wall Ball 2017 for Artscope

Wall Ball 2017 for Artscope

Photography by STL Magazine

Wall Ball 2016

Wall Ball 2016

John Skaggs of Spinbliss Photography

Wall Ball 2015

Wall Ball 2015

At Third Degree Glass Factory, working on my painting, Another One".

Alex Johnmeyer is an award-winning St. Louis based artist working in watercolor and acrylics for over 20 years. Using his own photography of scenes that are either naturally occurring or created in studio, he feels when one of his paintings shows texture, whether actual or implied, it pulls the audience into the piece.

 

Alex uses personal experiences as impetus to inspire others in both art and life. As a founding member and continued volunteer for the Metro Trans Umbrella Group, a non-profit transgender advocacy and support organization, Alex has been curator of MTUG’s annual LGBTQ+ art exhibition, “Transcending the Spectrum” since 2013. Alex has a true passion for the furtherance of other advocacy and support organizations; meshing art with an ongoing commitment to social activism. This devotion to empowering others to live their best life is mirrored in Alex’s dedication to detail in creating his paintings. Each of the resulting works is rich in its own story and emotional symbolism, inspired by color theory and societal iconography.

 

Alex is a juried member of The Best of Missouri Hands, and his work has been showcased throughout the St. Louis metro area and juried exhibitions over the last 12 years. Alex actively participates in charity benefits throughout the year, including "Wall Ball" to benefit Artscope, and "Art of PAWS" to benefit Vivent Health. He is currently represented at Artisans in the Loop Gallery.

 

Over the last ten years, Alex has been been featured on Fox 2 News, HEC-TV, STL TV, NPR, Hip Essence, The River Front Times, “All the Art” Quarterly Magazine, and St Louis Parenting Magazine. 

 

Alex explains his work as such: “I feel the paintings I create are a vibrant translation of my world, an opportunity to capture a moment in time and share it with others. I am presently exploring the ideas of community diversity, childhood nostalgia, and finding beauty in the broken. Through my art, I hope to express personal stories of love, joy, and loss: the struggles and celebrations of life that most everyone can understand.”

 

© 2021 by Alex Johnmeyer

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