𝘉𝘶𝘮𝘱 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘙𝘰𝘢𝘥
Fuji Crystal DP II under acrylic glass with aluminum disband backing
29 1/5 x 42 inches
Aleksandra Stone, 𝘉𝘶𝘮𝘱 𝘪𝘯 𝘵𝘩𝘦 𝘙𝘰𝘢𝘥, 2017
Aleksandra Stone was born in Zenica, Bosnia in 1989. In 1994, at the height of the civil war, Aleksandra and her family fled to Germany, by way of Croatia, from their native Yugoslavia. Admitted to the United States in 1998 under refugee status, Stone and her family made a home in Louisville, Ky. Aleksandra Stone has exhibited in the US and abroad including shows at Flowers Gallery in London, Governor’s Island, NY, and the Bouzianis Museum in Athens Greece. Her work has been featured in Artnet News, Refinery29, The Huffington Post, BUST Magazine, and Women's Health Magazine. In 2016, in conjunction with the ThriveNYC initiative, Stone met with the First Lady of New York City, Chirlane McCray, to discuss the impact of mental health on her artistic career and university education. In 2018, Stone will present her second solo exhibition at the Garner Narrative Contemporary Gallery in Louisville, Ky. Presently, Aleksandra Stone lives and works in New York City.