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EDUCATION

2017
MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2014
BA, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS & AWARDS

2017
Alumni Scholarship Award, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2016
Department Assistantship, MFA Photography, Video and Related Media, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Juror Mention (Jurors: Kelly Sears & Ben Balcom), Haverhill Film Festival, Haverhill, MA

2015
Alice Beck-Odette Scholarship, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
New York State Council on the Arts, Community Arts Grant, Albany, NY

2014
Hoffberger-Rosenberg Scholarship, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

2012
Student Conference Grant to attend Orphans 8 Film Symposium in New York, Bennington, VT

SELECTED FILM FESTIVALS

2017
Meconio, Muestra de Nuevos Cineastas, Madrid, Spain
In Time Film Festival, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
West Virginia Mountaineer Short Film Festival, Morgantown, WV
SF Indiefest, San Francisco, CA

2016
Berlin Experimental Film Festival, Berlin, Germany
Tahoe Underground Film Festival, Incline Village, NV
UNEXPOSED Microcinema, Durham, NC
Jornadas de Reapropriacion, Mexico
The Projection Room, The Unstitute, Online
Writ Large, B4BEL4B Gallery, Santa Cruz, CA
WNDX Festival of Moving Image, Winnipeg, MB
Haverhill Experimental Film Festival, Haverhill, MA
Writ Large, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA
Milwaukee Underground Film Festival, Milwaukee, WI

2015
Another Experiment by Women Film Festival, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
An Evening of Films, Albany Institute of History & Art, Albany, NY
FLEXFest: The Florida Experimental Film/Video Festival, Gainesville, FL

2014
MTV: Momentum Technology Videos, Online at Rutgers Institute for Women and Art

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Murmurs from the Planet Earth, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY
MFA Photography, Video and Related Media Thesis Show, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY
Game Face, Sweet 'Art Gallery, London, England
Pop Up Summore, Highland, Brooklyn, NY
Wish You Were Here 16, A.I.R. Gallery, New York, NY
Everything is Political: The Politics of Gaming, Nieuwe Vide, Haarlem, The Netherlands

2016
Endless Biennial, Endless Editions, New York, NY
Re:Re:Re:Re Art Show, 630 Flushing Pfizer Building, Brooklyn, NY
Glitch: A One-Night-Only Art Installation, Portland Community Media, Portland, OR
Altered States, Coastal Currents Arts Festival, Hastings, UK

2014
Obsolescence, Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ
Because Art Residency Exhibit, AnySquared Projects, Chicago, IL
Things Have Changed Between Us: Senior Art Show, Bennington College, Bennington, VT
Practice Product Practice: Spring Series, Bennington College, Bennington, VT

SELECTED ONLINE EXHIBITIONS

2017
Sign On/Sign Off, Acre TV, http://www.acretv.org
There Are No Girls on the Internet, Local Host Gallery

2016
Glitch, Peripheral Forms, http://glitch.peripheralforms.com/
Online Show, Poor Image Art Center, http://www.poorimageart.com/

TEACHING

2017
Video Instructor, Digital Media Camp, Museum of the Moving Image, Queens, NY

2016
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Video, MFA Photography, Video and Related Media, New York, NY
Teaching Assistant, Sophomore Seminar, BFA Fine Arts, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

2015
Video & Stop Motion Animation Instructor, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

2014
Teaching Assistant, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago, IL

SELECTED PRESS

"External Memory Devices: Art Project Questions DNA Digital Data Storage," SVA Features, April 2017: http://www.sva.edu/features/external-memory-devices-art-project-questions-dna-digital-data-storage"

Matteo Bittani, “Interview: Alex Hovet Reinvents Machinima,” GameScenes, February 2017: http://www.gamescenes.org/2017/02/interview-alex-hovet-.html

Michael Anthony Farley, "Re:Re:Re:Re: and Fatter IRL," ArtFCity, October 2016: http://artfcity.com/2016/10/10/this-weeks-must- see-art-events-manicures-for-the-post-apocalypse/.

Matteo Bittani, "Game Art: Alex Hovet's (Hohum)…It’s Gonna Be A Looong Game," GameScenes: Art in the Age of Videogames, October 2016: http://www.gamescenes.org/2016/10/game-art-alex-hovets-hohumits- Gonna-be-a-looong-game-2015-excerpt.html.

Matteo Bittani, "Game Art: Alex Hovet’s Counter-Charge (2015)," GameScenes: Art in the Age of Videogames, October 2016: http://www.gamescenes.org/2016/10/game-art-alex-hovets-counter-charge-2015.html

"October's Cyber-Screening @ The Unstitute + Open Submissions" Rhizome, October 2016: http://rhizome.org/community/46398/

Karen Tararache, "The (incredibly inclusive) Rejection Project," The Coop Scoop, July 2016, Issue #407

"The Rejection Project 518 at Albany Barn," Time Warner Cable News, July 2015: http://www.twcnews.com/nys /capital-region/close-up/2015/07/9/albany-barn-rejection-project.html

Reece T. Williams, "'Rejection' spotlights common experience," Times Union, July 2015: http://www.timesunion.com/tuplus-features /article/Rejection-spotlights-common-experience-6374134.php

"The Rejection Project announces shows, tickets on sale," Keep Albany Boring, June 2015: http://www.keepalbanyboring.com/2015/the-rejection-project-announces-shows-tickets-on-sale/.

Mike Everleth, "Another Experiment By Women Film Festival: The Spiritual Machine & Dancing Through," Underground Film Journal, June 2015: http://www.undergroundfilmjournal.com/another-experiment-by-women-film-festival- the-spiritual-machine-dancing-through/

"Alex Hovet: In Recovery," Chicago Artists Resource, August 2014: http://chicagoartistsresource.tumblr.com/post/ 93988583343/in-recovery-video-scanned-photographs-manipulated.

PUBLICATIONS

2017
Visual Opinion, School of Visual Arts

2016
The Vassar Review, Vassar College

2014
Plain China: Best Undergraduate Writing, Bennington College
Videofocus 8, Stigmart10 Press
The Silo, Bennington College

THEATRE PRODUCTIONS

2015
The Rejection Project (518), Albany, NY
Confetti Fest XI, Confetti Stage, Albany, NY

2014
Circadian, Bennington College, Bennington, VT