Ontario College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts 2003/7
3D Rendering, Motion graphics, Rapid Prototyping, Interactive environments
Alex McLeod is a visual artist who began his career in 2008. His fields of experience span from technical disciplines like 3D interactive environments and rapid prototyping to communications including creative direction and advertising. Shortly after graduating from OCADU, McLeod built an audience through social media engagement. Since then he has been included in over 40 group and 10 solo exhibitions internationally. In addition to his career in contemporary arts, McLeod has collaborated with blue chip companies to help them realize their goals, through web, print and television. He is also an occasional lecturer and guest critic at universities and technology conferences. McLeod is represented by Division Gallery in Toronto.
Why Digital Media?
The potential in digital media can be as vast as a users creativity permits.
Mallika Rao, The Kids are ALL-CAPS, The Huffington Post, April 8th 2015 Beckett Mufson, Snow Falls Like Gems, The Creators Project, March 4th 2015 Yannick LeJacq, Psychedelic Art , kotaku, August 20th 2014 Leigh Silver, The Funniest Artists to Follow on Twitter, Complex Magazine July 23 2013 Rea McNamara, An Artist Through the Mirror: Five "Selfies", ArtInfo, April 26 2013 Jared Leto, Alex McLeod’s Digital Landscapes, Notes from the Outernet, April 23 2013 Somewhere Over The Rainbows, idn, 2012 Hyperrealistic 3d Lansdscapes, Computer Arts, October 2011 Cliff Kuang, Gorgeous Dioramas You Can Control With Your Mind, Fast Company, September 15th 2011