Alex Olson was born in 1978 in Boston, and she lives and works in Los Angeles. In 2008 she received her MFA from the California Institute of the Arts and in 2001 her BA from Harvard University. Olson has had one person exhibitions at Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago; Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco; Laura Bartlett Gallery, London; and Lisa Cooley, New York. She has shown in group exhibitions at Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; and Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, and her works are included in their respective public collections. Alex Olson is currently featured in our Epistolary issue of the Quarterly Journal.