Alexandra Gibson is a photographer with a background in conceptual art photography and journalism. Gibson marries photographic traditions learned in the darkroom to the digital. Her images carry a strong sense of personal and editorial narrative with an eye for the spiritual and the surreal.
For twelve years, Gibson has traveled over 21 countries photographing the current series The Collective Dream.
In 2019 in Paris at SILENCIO, the private club conceived by director David Lynch, Alexandra Gibson had a two-month solo exhibition of the current series The Collective Dream and a world premiere of her short film Rebirth.
In 2015 & 2018, Alexandra Gibson was awarded HONORABLE MENTION with International Photography Awards organized through the Lucie Foundation for her photographic series For Consumption Only (2015) and The Collective Dream Series (2018)
For 15 years she has worked as a location scout and manager for the entertainment industry winning the California On Location Awards for Best Location Manager of the Year (2017) and certificates from the Emmy Awards (2017, 2016, and 2013)
In 2014 Advocate and Gochis Galleries in Los Angeles did a 15-year solo retrospective exhibition of her work in their two galleries. This extensive exhibition highlighted her erotica series From The Outside In, slaughterhouse series For Consumption, the current series The Collective Dream, stop motion films, the photojournalism essays on homeless queer youth, and Gibson's 2003 documentary film for Discovery Network Transgender Teens
In 2012 Skotia Gallery in Culver City premiered the solo exhibition of the slaughterhouse photographic series For Consumption Only
In 2009 La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles did a book release and exhibition highlighting Gibson's erotica series From The Outside In and photographs taken in Oaxaca, Mexico.
In 2004 Gibson shoot and directed a film in collaboration with The United Nations and Global Vision for World Peace a documentary on The Children of Uganda.
In 2003 Gibson filmed and co-directed a documentary film for Discovery Network entitled Transgendered Teens
This was one of the first films on network television to address the topic of Transgender.
In 2000 Gibson was commissioned by the Matthew Shepard Foundation to shoot and exhibit a photographic essay exhibition on homeless queer youth. She toured with the exhibition in USA & Canada for a year, educating persons in government, community centers, and galleries on homeless youth issues. In 2001 California Governor Gray Davis used her exhibit as a tool to facilitate the passage of a bill that assisted the transient youth community. In 2002 the Canadian Parliament gave her an award for her humanitarian efforts after members saw her exhibition at ArtsCourt Gallery in Ottawa.
Gibson's photos have been published in various publications, including the New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Rolling Stones,
L'Oeil de la Photographie, Time Out New York, Hollywood Reporter, Frontiers Newsmagazine, Seattle Stranger, Press-Tribune, 180 Magazine, and LA Weekly.
In 2003 Gibson's photographs were published in the book A Face In The Crowd. In 2008 Gibson published her first fine art photography book called From The Outside In. In 2011 Gibson was published in Mary Ellen Mark's book on Oaxaca XV.
Gibson has exhibited in the USA, France, Mexico, and Canada.
Silencio, Paris *
PhotoLA, Los Angeles
Photo Independent Art Fair, Los Angeles
Advocate & Gochis Galleries, Los Angeles *
Skotia Gallery, Culver City *
Antioch University, Los Angeles
Manuel Alvaraz Bravo Center, Oaxaca, Mexico
Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica
2nd City Arts Council, Long Beach *
Art Space, Los Angeles
La Luz De Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles *
50/50 Grind Gallery, Los Angeles *
West Hollywood Art & Design Walk, Los Angeles *
The Venice Contemporary Gallery, Los Angeles
M.J. Higgins Gallery, Los Angeles
Infusion Gallery, Los Angeles
Gallery 835, Los Angeles
Benham Photography Gallery, Seattle *
ArtsCourt Gallery, Ottawa, Canada *
Denver State University, Denver *
Helen-Pittman Gallery, Detroit *
The California State Capitol, Sacramento *
Capitol Unity Council, Sacramento *
The Advocate Gallery, Los Angeles *
ArtTraffic, Los Angeles
Stonewall Gallery, Los Angeles *
and The Ed Gould Plaza. Los Angeles *