BIO/CV

Sugar is a Perth-born artist currently based in Melbourne who has been passionate about drawing Alex Sugar is well-known for his realism in painting native flora and fauna in conjunction with objects that consider the concept of time and place. He draws these elements together with a slightly surreal twist, lending to his distinctive style.

Having showcased his work through a number of group and solo exhibitions throughout Australia and internationally, Alex Sugar has also completed a number of large-scale commissioned public art works.

EXHIBITIONS

Group Show “NIVALIS” Arch Enemy Arts – December 2021

Group Show “Spectrum2” Arch Enemy Arts – September 2021

Group Show “BEYOND TIDES” – Arch Enemy Arts – June 2021

Finalist for Group show – Arch Enemy Arts 2021 open call 2021

Group Show “ANTIPODES 2020″” Beinart Gallery – January 2020

Group Show “Blankwalls Launch” – London – August 2019

Solo Show “STRANGE PLANES” – Backwoods Gallery showroom – November 2018

Group Show “Jungle Boogie” BSIDE Gallery – December 2017

Revolver, “Smokers Paradise” mural and video with “Just Another Agency” –October 2017

“Footscray Street art prize” runner-up – May 2017

Group Show “Lousy Show”, BSIDE Gallery – March 2017

Group show “Subject to Change” NFA Gallery, Collins Place – December 2016

Group show “JOY” BSIDE Gallery – December 2016

Group show “The Come Up” Seasons of Change – September 2016

Mural Artists – Meeting of Styles Melbourne, Hosier Lane – April 2016

Group show, “Art of the Mill”, Woodend – February 2016

Group show, “Thoughts Become Things”, Studio 2 – June 2015

Group show, “40×40”, Brunswick St Gallery – January 2015

Group show, “APEX”, Corner Gallery – April 2015

Solo Show “Come Undone” – July 2014

MURAL COMMISSIONS

Private commission, large-scale mural – Elsternwick, February 2020

Stonnington Council, “Hit the Streets” Teacher for Mural Art Program involving the completion of a public art mural with students – February – April 2020

Box Hill High School, large-scale mural commission – October 2019

The Alfred Hospital, commissioned public art mural (large-scale), – August 2019

Stonnington Council, commissioned public art mural (large-scale), Porter Street – June 2019

City of Greater Geelong Council, commissioned public art mural, Ocean Grove – April 2019.

Private commission, large-scale mural – Lardner October 2018

Maribyrnong Council, commissioned public art mural (large-scale), Foodworks Seddon – July 2018

City of Greater Geelong, commissioned public art mural, North Geelong Station underpass 

–June 2018

Nationwide Seafood, commissioned mural (large-scale) – December 2017

Maribyrnong Council, commissioned public art mural (large-scale), Footscray “Streetworks” 

– May 2017

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