Alex Appella

escritora · artista de libros



October 3-29, 2015
Arts on Elston Chicago, Illinois

Tempations of the Frijolera Pot and Flash Flood participate in the Words Matter show.


Sept 18 - Oct 17, 2015
Museo Fuegino de Arte Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Renault 12 y Where Are You From? participan en la Primera Exhibición Internacional de Libros de Artista 2015


May 8 - July 26, 2015

Minnesota Center for Book Arts (MCBA)

Where Are You From? participates in Reader’s Art: Concealed, Confined and Collected


March 6 - April 14, 2014

The Wiener Library London, UK

The János Book participates in Displaced, an international book arts competition.


October 3 - November 10, 2013

Muséo Genáro Perez Córdoba, Argentina

The János Book participates in FAMILIA, organized by The Goethe Institute


September 5 - October 12, 2013

23 Sandy Gallery Portland, Oregon. 

Renault 12 participates in Poignant to Playful: Pop-Ups.


February 16 - April 6, 2013

Abecedarian Gallery Denver, Colorado.

The János Book and Where Are You From? participate in Photo Book Works exhibition.


September 23 - October 29, 2011

23 Sandy Gallery Portland, Oregon. 

Stitches participates in Uncommon Threads: The Handicrafts in Book Arts. A national juried book arts exhibition.


July 9-August 13, 2011

Hera Gallery Wakefield, Rhode Island.

In And Out Of The Box is a national juried exhibit focusing on concepts associated with shipping, mailing, and transient art work. 


March 4-April 2, 2011

The Arts Center Corvallis, Oregon. 

The János Book participates in Un-Speak-Able, a national juried exhibition of artist's books. 


September 24-December 10, 2010

Asheville Bookworks Asheville, North Carolina. 

The János Book and Stitches participate in Memory Palaces, a national exhibition of artist's books. Both titles were juried into the extended exhibition that lasts until December 10th. 


October 3-29, 2010

Bright Hill Center Rochester, New York.

2 titles are part of the Americas Book Arts Exhibition. 


September 22 - October 30, 2010 

23 Sandy Gallery Portland, Oregon. 

Where Are You From? Participates in Pop-Up Now! A Juried Exhibition of Movable Books 


July 29 - August 26, 2010

Pendleton Center for the Arts Pendleton, Oregon

Participant, Round Up Centennial Book Design Binding Competition.


April 3 - 25 , 2010

The Climate Gallery Long Island City, New York . 

The Tempest, the Shadow & the Lunatic, and Where Are You From? participate in The Artful Scriptorium Exhibition.


Dec 16 , 2009 - Mar 7, 2010

Oregon Jewish Museum Portland, Oregon. 

The János Book showcased in the opening exhibition at the museum's new location.


Sept 18, 2009 - Oct 31, 2009

Florida Craftsmen Gallery St. Petersburg, Florida. 

Where Are You From? participates in Scissors: Pop-Up An Exhibition of Original Moveable and Handmade Books


September 25-26, 2009

Asheville Bookworks Asheville, North Carolina. 

Where Are You From? on display at Bookopolis 2009. 


June 19 , 2009 - July 23, 2009

Woman Made Gallery Chicago, Illinois. 

Where Are You From? participates in Interactive, a juried exhibition that the viewer will handle, play with, modify,or physically interact with in some way.


May 1 - 30 , 2009

23 Sandy Gallery Portland, Oregon. 

Where Are You From? Exhibition of Artist's Books from Alaska to Argentina by Alex Appella.


Feb 10, 2009 - April 18, 2009

Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center Silver Spring, Maryland. 

The János Book participates in Book Ends: The Book as Art. A National Juried Exhibition of Artist Books.


Dec 5, 2008 - January 3, 2009

23 Sandy Gallery Portland, Oregon. 

Stitches participates in Maternal Legends: A Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Artist Books.


November-December, 2008 

Susan Hensel Gallery. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 

The János Book is part of the Leap of Faith 4: Let Peace Reign exhibit.


Nov 10 - 25, 2008

Purdue University West Lafayette, Indiana.

Temptations of the Frijolera Pot, Flash Flood and El Trueque participate in Dog-Eared: Revealing the Contents of Artists' Books


November 8-9, 2008 

Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair Silver Spring, Maryland. 

3 titles are on display as part of the Democratic Organization of Books.


October 5-31, 2008 

Bright Hill Center Rochester, New York. 

3 titles are part of the Americas Juried Book Arts Exhibition.


September 29-October 4, 2008 

Asheville Bookworks Asheville, North Carolina. 

2 titles on display at Bookopolis 2008.


March 20-April 26, 2008 

23 Sandy Gallery Portland, Oregon.

The János Bookpurchase prize winner in this juried exhibition entitled Secrets & Lies.