Alexis Stahl’s current works are informed by her experience working with private and public art collections in New Orleans. Activities such as documenting and cleaning serve as the foundation for explorations into the roles that objects play in our lives and the roles that we play in the lives of objects. She creates works that examine what is unknowingly assumed, overlooked, or accomplished by the act of collecting objects or the act of placing objects in a collection. The works highlight the moments where the narrative of a collection enters the realm of imagination, fiction, and memory. In these moments, viewers begin the process of identifying with the objects in the scope of their own internal desires. Her previous projects explore language, text, desire, music, documenting and control. Her works include printmaking, photography, sculpture, installation and other media. Alexis received a BA from Newcomb College at Tulane University and recently graduated with a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of Cincinnati. She was born in Houston, Texas in 1978.