Alexis Teplin's practice is routed in abstract painting that extends to include sculpture and performance. Concerned with the visual strategy of painting, Teplin uses art historical references to construct performative installations based in seduction, artificiality and cultural signification.
Alexis Teplin was born in California. She received her BA from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) in 1998 and her MFA from Art Center College of Design in Pasedena in 2001. She was the recipient of the Starr Foundation Scholarship at the Royal Academy Schools in 2003. She lives and works in London.
Recent solo exhibitons include: 'HE and HO for O', Rise Projects, London (2015); 'sss T !!', Hayward Gallery Project Space, London; and 'The Other Side of Paradise', CAR Projects, Bologna, Italy (2011). Recent group exhibitons include 'The London Open 2018', Whitechapel Gallery, London (2018); 'Indómita luz', Contemporary Art Centre, Cuenca, Spain (2017); and 'The Future is Already Here, It's Just Not Evenly Distributed', 20th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (2016).
Alexis Teplin's works are on display in the gallery and Design House as part of 'The Most Real Thing: contemporary textiles and sculpture' at the New Art Centre from 15 September - 4 November 2018.