Rooted in a connection to place and material explorations, Alex Arzt facilitates connections between human and nonhuman spaces by creating projects in the form of publications, interactive objects, workshops, group performances, lectures, videos, and experimental gardens. From 2018-2021, she was an Affiliate Artist at The Headlands Center for the Arts in Sausalito, CA. She runs a Risograph press called A Magic Mountain, and her publishing projects are in the collections of libraries such as Stanford, Getty Research Institute, and School of the Art Institute of Chicago. In 2018, she was awarded grants from The Puffin Foundation and The East Bay Community Foundation towards the completion of The Positions and Situations Project book series. She earned a BFA from Rhode Island School of Design and an MFA from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) and has since attended residencies at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, PLAYA Summer Lake, Hambidge Center, A-Z West, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Mildred’s Lane, and This Will Take Time. She is currently a lecturer at UC Davis’ Department of Art and Art History and has taught at UC Berkeley, San Francisco Art Institute, and VCU.