Alexis Alleyne-Caputo is an award-winning interdisciplinary artist, whose visual narratives include: photography, painting, mixed-media collage, architecture, sculpture, and film. Caputo’s practice explores themes of Black female identity, Black feminisms, critical Black studies, oceanic studies, familial and cultural kinship, social justice, and art as education and reparations.
Selected solo exhibitions are Colonial Currents: Black Women, Water, Trauma and Baptism (2020), Black Acoustic Narratives (2018), and Art Transforming Trauma (2017). Selected group exhibitions are Reflections on Emancipation and Postcolonial Society – Caribbean Museum Center for the Arts – St. Croix (2021), Caribbean Fine Art Fair – Barbados (2021), Bakanal De Afrique and Afro Urban Society (2020), Latin American Art Pavilion Project (LAAP) – Documenta III (2019), Cri de Femmes – Outremer 2019 à’ Paris, A l’ Assemblée Nationale, Paris, France (2019).
She has received fellowships, residencies, and awards from New York Foundation for the Arts (2021), the Foundation for Contemporary Arts (2020), Yarde Girl Philanthropy – Barbados (2020), Unlimited Bodies: Performa Biennial, NY (2019), Catalyst Miami (2019), and the Artist Certificate of Appreciation from the Miami-Dade County Office of The Mayor & County Commissioners (2016).