Alex Grey (b. November 29, 1953) is a contemporary visionary artist currently living and working in Wappinger, New York. Throughout his works, Grey explores the themes of death, transcendence, growth, and spiritual rebirth. His Sacred Mirrors series includes 21 life-sized paintings of the human body, highlighting not only the anatomical aspect of being, but also the spiritual body. His works have been displayed on magazine covers, album artwork, and is currently displayed in his CoSM gallery in New York.
Grey’s unique, detailed psychedelic artwork has been embraced within the artistic community, and his images have been featured on several album covers and music videos. During his career, Grey has worked in several mediums, including paintings, sculpture, photography, performance art, and collaborative works with his wife, artist Allyson Grey. Grey has also contributed artwork as a medical illustrator under the direction of the Harvard University.
Alex Grey’s work encourages the viewer to experience life in a new way, to see with new eyes those influences and forces that remain elusive and unseen throughout day-to-day life. His exhibitions, organized cultural events, and lectures draw crowds throughout the country, and his works have been featured on the covers of Time and Newsweek.