Born in London in 1973, lives and works in Glasgow, Alex Frost's recent solo shows include: 'Compassion Fatigue' at Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow; 'BBQ', at Artsway, Hampshire; 'Adults', at Milton Keynes Gallery and Galerie Sandra Bürgel, Berlin and 'Format Wars' at Tramway, Glasgow. Selected group shows include' Artists at Glenfiddich 09', The Glenfiddich Distillery, Banffshire; Artsway at Venice, Palazzo Zenobio, Venice; Jerwood Sculpture Prize 2008, Jerwood Space, London and 'The Members show' at Studio Voltaire, London. Alex is currently working on a solo show at Dundee Contemporary Arts opening in March 2010.
Alex Frost's drawings and sculptures suggest a baroque aesthetic inspired by contemporary consumer culture. Shopping is an important part of his selection and research process. His work is both seductive and consumable; an object based sensibility that is at odds with itself.