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ALEX PERGAMENT is a photographer, book-maker, and attorney from Jersey City, NJ.  His work emphasizes interactivity, collaboration, and surprise, to discuss the interaction between individuals and communities in crafting personal identity.He has has shown in NYC, DC, and JC, receieved the Young Artists grant from the D.C. Commision on the Arts, self-published the Escape Anthology through the Young Photographers Alliance featuring the work of 12 emerging NYC photographers, and been featured in Instigatorzine and the Washingtonian.  He is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of George Washington Law School, an Honors graduate in Genetics and Philosophy from Rutgers, and a former law clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. He left his full-time job at Quinn Emmanuel in 2012 to pursue art full-time.

 


 

 

EXHIBITIONS

2015

(Jun 6-7, 2015) FIGMENT Art Fair, New York City – “Helga and the Life-Sized Carl Sagan” (solo)

(May 16, 2015) 660 Studios. Jersey City, NJ – “Helga and the Life-Sized Carl Sagan” launch (solo)

TeaNJ, Jersey City, NJ – “Yes &” (collaborative dual with Luca Cusolito)

2014

Jersey City Art & Studio Tour – “Book Arts and Literary Wonders” (group)

Calumet Gallery – “YPA Group Show” (group and published zine)

660 Studios, Jersey City, NJ – Resident Artist Showcase (group)

Port Authority Bus Terminal – “Near Collissions” (group)

2013

Monroe Center for the Arts, Hoboken, NJ – “Dated, L*ved, and Longed For” (solo)

313 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ – Inaugural Show (group)

Northern Soul, Hoboken, NJ – “Min/MAX” (juried group)

TEDx Jersey City, Jersey City, NJ (juried group)

Digable Arts Festival – “Intimate Community” (curator and group)

Jersey City Artist Studio Tour – “Presence” (juried group)

2012

Weldon Arts, New York City (Bushwick) – “Dark Corners, Savage Secrets” (collaborator for solo

of Robyn Hasty)

LITM, Jersey City, NJ – “Small Wonders” (group)

Birch, New York City (Flatiron) – “All I Have” (solo)

ABC No Rio, New York City (LES) – “Doma [Home]” (group)

2011

PTC Gallery, Piscataway, NJ – “non|Representational Photography” (solo)

Tryst, Washington, DC – “non|Representational Photography” (solo)

Washington Reagan National Airport, Arlington, VA – “Artomatic” (group)

2010

Sip, Chicago, IL – “photography as painting” (solo)

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2014

Blueprint Fellowship, COJECO

Artist-in-Residence, 660 Studios

2013

Artist-in-Residence, 660 Studios, Jersey City, NJ

2011

D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities – “Young Artist Program Grant”

D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities – “Art Bank”

 

PUBLICATIONS

Jersey Journal – “Weekend Urge” (cover, 2015)

“ESCAPE: An Anthology” – Self-published (editor and artist, 2014)

Instigatorzine – “Alex Pergament” (mini-feature, 2014)

 

EXPERIENCE

Studio Assistant for John Fathom, Jersey City, NJ (2014-2015)

Teaching Assistant, Int’l Center of Photography, New York, NY (2012-2015)

Photography Instructor, Jersey City Art School, NJ (2012-2013)

Intern, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York City, NY (2011)

 

EDUCATION

George Washington University Law School, Washington, DC – J.D. with High Honors, 2009

Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ – B.A. Genetics with Honors; B.A. Philosophy with Highest

Honors, 2005