Alex Grabiec is an artist based out of rural Virginia. His work considers the connection to place, how we see ourselves through images, and the relationship that photography has with narrative. Born in 1984, Alex earned his BFA in 2007 from Longwood University and in 2016 an MFA in Photographic and Electronic Media from the Maryland Institute College of Art. He has exhibited his work at the New York Art Book Fair at MoMA PS1, the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, the Katzen Art Center at American University, and later in 2018 at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Southern Photography. He is currently the curator of exhibitions at Longwood University where he also teaches in the honors college. He lives in Farmville, Virginia with his wife and son.