Alex Bostic
Human Elements, Paintings and Illustrations 
June 7 - July 2, 2004

Alex Bostic has been doing art for as long as he can remember. He grew up in Brooklyn, New York and attended the High School of Art and Design.upon graduation, he went to Sullivan County Community College and received an A.A.S. degree in Communication Arts. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the prestigious Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NewYork and recently was awarded a Master of Arts degree from Syracuse University in Illustration.

Bostic has worked professionally as an illustrator for nineteen years at various companies, which include Hallmark Cards, Triad Productions and Godbold/Richter Studios based in Kansas city.

Alex Bostic has exhibited his work throughout the United States and abroad. His work is also in the Budweiser Anheuser Busch and Wilberforce University's permanent art collection. Bostic also served three years in the U.S. Navy, where he was rated the "Best Illustrator in the Navy.,' He received various awards, such as the Pacific Coast Art Competition (first and second place), The Half-Hitch Contest (second place), The Public Affairs merit Awards for Special Achievement and four letters of commendation from Commanders. other awards include the Grand Prize in the Third World Art Show at Pratt Institute, two illustration Awards of Merit from the Kansas City Art Directors Club, and many Certificates of merit from the Society of Illustrators in Los Angeles.

In the last ten years, Bostic has held various teaching positions throughout the United States. He taught at the Kansas City Art Institute, Contemporary Concepts of Beverly Hills, Woodbury University in Burbank, California and Pratt Institute. Currently Bostic is Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, School of the Arts.

 


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