Alexej Savreux, Master CV

Alexej Savreux

Artist I Satirist I Audio & Electrical Engineer I Writer

theartistalexej@gmail.com

INSTA : @alexejsavreux (Alexej Savreux)

Kansas City, MO

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

MFA candidate Sound Technology & Theatre, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Conservatory

Film & Media Arts, Tonia Hughes, MFA (2019-2020)

BA, Communications, cum laude, Ottawa University

Kansas City Art Institute

2011 - Photography / Digital Imaging & Related Arts

Maryland Hall For The Creative Arts

2001 - 2002 - Improv; Theatre; Filmmaking; & Darkroom Photography

EXPERIENCE

Lighting Assistant, University of Missouri-Kansas City, Conservatory Aug. 2021-present

Lead Artist, Fear No Artist Studio VII - Kansas City, MO Dec. 2020-present

Graphic Artist, Small Time Shirts, LLC - Kansas City, MO April 2020 - present

Multimedia Artist, Illogical Conceits Publishing & Multimedia - Kansas City, MO Feb. 2019 - present

Artist-in-Residence, Unlucky Rabbit Art Studio - Kansas City, MO Aug 2019- Feb. 2020

Humorist & Graphic Artist, Cracked Magazine - Kansas City, KS Aug 2019 - Dec 2020

Cyber Artist-in-Residence, Jones Gallery - Kansas City, MO Feb. 2019 - July 2020

Contributing Writer/Photojournalist, JAM Magazine - Kansas City, MO July. 2018 - June 2019

Instructor, Art History, Sylvester Powell Jr. Community Center - Mission, KS Feb. 2018 - Feb. 2019

Communications Specialist, United Kingdom, Sabati Group May 2017 - June 2017

Book Author, Illogical Conceits Publishing & Multimedia March 2014 - present

Visual Effects Artist, Revolutionist Projections, Lawrence, KS Nov. 2012-Nov. 2013

Freelance Editorialist, Publisher, & Essayist, Self-Employed, Leawood, KS 2008-2012

A/V Tech, City of Baltimore 2007-2008

Stagehand, Revolta & CO Hardcore and Metalcore Bands Baltimore, MD & CO 2007-2007

Screenwriter, Self-Employed, Annapolis, MD & Colorado Springs, CO 2002-2005

Director, HCR Productions, Annapolis, MD 2001-2004

VOLUNTEER WORK

Studio Artist - Johnson County Developmental Supports 2019

"Expressions" Art Exhibit Volunteer - The Whole Person - Kansas City, MO 2018

Pro Bono Desktop Publisher & Artist - Cosecha KC - Kansas City, MO 2018

OTHER RELEVANT WORK

Critic - KC Studio 2021-

Advisory Board Member - Kansas City PBS 2021

Artistic Committee Member - Kansas City Electronic Music and Arts Alliance 2021

Assistant Poetry Editor - No. 1 Literary Journal - Kansas City, MO 2021

Board Member/Artistic Committee Member - NoDivideKC - Kansas City, MO 2020

Judge - Short Fiction Category - 2020 Ageless Authors Competition - Dallas, TX 2020

Committee Member - Expressions 2020 Art Exhibition - The Whole Person - Kansas City, MO . 2019-2020

Literary Editor - Poetry/Fiction - 2020 Mind's Eye Literary Magazine - Overland Park, KS 2019-2020

Judge - Humor/Memoir Category - 2019 Ageless Authors Competition - Dallas, TX 2019

Freelance Desktop Publishing & Multimedia Artist - Overland Park, KS 2015 - 2017

Literary Critic - TidBits - Monument, CO 2006

Interior Painter - Monument Town Hall - Monument, CO 2004

Portrait Artist - 50th Anniversary Festival Shelburne Museum - Shelburne, VT 2000

COLLECTED PUBLICATIONS & PROJECTS

"Blue Coffee" (poetry & artwork) - 2019-2021 - (in development)

"A Beautiful Headache" (collected academic, scientific, & mathematical writings) - 2018

"the arithmetic of <3" - (poetry) - Illogical Conceits Publishing & Multimedia (2018)

"Asoak in the Knight's Moat" - (poetry/satire) Independently Published (2017)

"The Symmetry of Schizophrenia and the Anti-Symmetry of Schizophrenic Life" (satire/radio play) - Illogical Conceits/JCCC - (2014-2015)

"Eat Me & Other Short Poems" (poetry) - Illogical Conceits (2015)

"Paragon of Multifaceted Dialectic Cryptography" (thesis) - in development (2013-2014)

"Graffiti on the Window" (poetry) - Illogical Conceits/MinAvenue (2014)

"Tha Neo-Expressionist Mathematicae" (textbook) - in development (Illogical Conceits) (2013)

SELECTED INDEPENDENT PUBLICATIONS

CatheXis Northwest Press - (Poetry/Spoken Word)

Kent State University Blog - (Poetry)

Mind's Eye Literary Journal - (Criticism and Poetry)

Ageless Authors - (addendum) (Acknowledgements/Criticism)

Ink & Voices - (Visual Art)

Illogical Conceits Publishing & Multimedia - (Poetry)

Linguistic Society of America (LSA) - Abstract (Linguistics Reference Article)

Brain Sex Press - (Satire)

The Pikes Peak News - (beat journalism and arts and culture journalism)

JAM Magazine (Music Journalism)

Sociology Student Papers and Presentations - JCCC (peer-reviewed educational sociology and inequality and stratification)

City of Boston Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture - (Literature and mixed media art)

INVITED TALKS

Speaker, "Stories Under the Stars" - No Divide KC with Francis Family Foundation - Kansas City, MO - 2020

Guest Lecturer, "The Art of Peace: Redefining Equanimity in Psychiatry/Logicizing Psychosis" - Johnson County Mental Health Center - 2019

Pro Bono Consultant, JCMH - Psychoanalytic Consulting Services for LMSWs (talk) - Mission, KS - 2019

Guest Lecturer, "The Rainbow in the Gutter; How Being Sick Kept Me Alive" - Active Minds @ JCCC - Johnson County Community College - 2019

Panelist - Recovery Conference 2019 - Cleveland University-KC - 2019

Guest Lecturer, "Mindfulness Through Self-Expression & Art" - Recovery Conference 2018 - Cleveland University-Kansas City -2018

SELECTED MULTIMEDIA PROJECTS

Antigonick (2021) - Zoom Webinar Live Play - University of Missouri-Kansas City Theatre - Sound Designer & Composer

Cabin B-13 (2020) - Radio Play - Kansas City Actor's Theatre - Assistant Sound Designer/Second Sound Engineer

Joy of Life (2020-2021) - Video Art - Cinematographer/Writer/Director/Voice Actor

People Who Get Ph.D.'s Have WAY Too Much Time on Their Hands (2019) - Spoken Word / Podcast

X7A012N (2017) - Illogical Conceits Publishing & Multimedia - Spoken word & Music Composition/Arrangement/Production

Atonement (2013) - Revolutionist Projections - Visual Effects Artist

Disc of Revelations (2012) - Revolutionist Projections - Visual Effects Artist/Executive Producer

Arkova (2002) - HCR Productions - Writer/Co-Director/Executive Producer/Actor

EDITING/PROOFING & DESKTOP PUBLISHING WORK

"the arithmetic of <3" (2018) - (front & back covers)

"Asoak in the Knight's Moat" (2017) - (hardcopy)

"Eat Me & Other Short Poems" (2015) - e-Book version

"Graffiti on the Window" (2015) - e-Book version

"Graffiti on the Window" (2014-2017) - (1st, 2nd, & 3rd editions)

(entire book and book covers)

ART COLLECTIONS

Mic Czech & thankful 2021 (2020-2021)

Because Art (2020)

A Silent Sermon (2019)

4 tha WORLd (2018)

I.Q. Dope (2018)

Holofrenias cont'd (2018)

Artzkiphasia (2017-2018)

Math Iz the Language of God - Street Art Campaign (2017)

Brains & Pharmaceuticals (2016)

Schizoid Sketches (2014-2015)

Oddskull (2014)

Tha Neo-Expressionist Mathematicae Notion (2014)

GALLERY SHOWINGS [ Kansas City ]

Temporalis Rite - Video Art - 2021 - Beco Gallery - Kansas City, MO

KCAC Art For All 2020 - October/November 2020 - Kansas City, MO

Salon Show - August/September 2020 - Beco Gallery - Kansas City, MO

"Faith" Art Show Dec 2019 / Jan 2020 - El-Scari Harvey Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO

Abstract Art Show August 2019 Gallery Showing - El-Scari Harvey Art Gallery, Kansas City, MO

July 2019 First Friday's Gallery Art Show - The MOD Gallery - Kansas City, MO

May 2019 First Friday's Gallery Art Show - The MOD Gallery - Kansas City, MO

Expressions 2019 Art Exhibit - Jury Selection - Kansas City Young Audiences, Kansas City, MO

February 2019 First Friday's Gallery Showing - Jones Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2018 Artist's Member Holiday Showcase - InterUrban ArtHouse, Overland Park, KS

October 2018 First Friday's Gallery Showing - Jones Gallery, Kansas City, MO

ART SHOWS [ Kansas City metro area ]

2021 - Kansas City Fringe Festival - Visual Arts - International/Kansas City, MO

2021 (in dev.) - JCCC Video Installation Exhibit, "Joy of Life" - Overland Park, KS

2020 Kansas City Artist Coalition Annual Art Auction - Kansas City, MO

2020 Kansas City Fringe Festival - Visual Arts - online - Kansas City, MO

2020 - First Friday's Unlucky Rabbit Art Studio Debut Opening Show - Kansas City, MO

2019 - 29th Annual UNPlaza Art Fair - Spoken Word Artist - Kansas City, MO

2019 Our Lady of Good Counsel Art Fair - Kansas City, MO

2019 KC Zine Con - Tabler - Prints/Pamphlets/Poetry - Kansas City, MO

2019 Main Street Music Festival - Kansas City, MO

2019 Kansas City Fringe Festival (visual arts) - Kansas City, MO

2018 Annual Activity Scholarship Fundraiser - Shawnee, KS

2018 Our Lady of Good Counsel Art Fair - Kansas City, MO

2018 Midwest Ability Summit - Overland Park, KS

2018 Kansas City Fringe Festival (visual arts) - Kansas City, MO

2018 Open Air Art Exhibition (w/ Darkhand Artisanz) - Kansas City, MO

2017 Midwest Ability Summit - Overland Park, KS

2016 Annual Activity Scholarship Fundraiser - Shawnee, KS

2016 Midwest Ability Summit - Overland Park, KS

2015 Annual Activity Scholarship Fundraiser Art Show - Shawnee, KS

2015 KC Ability Expo - Overland Park, KS

2014 Annual Activity Scholarship Fundraiser Art Show - Olathe, KS

FILM FESTIVALS

2021 Kansas City Underground Film Festival @ Charlotte Street Foundation - Kansas City, Missouri - Official Selection - Joy of Life

2021 Kansas City Fringe Virtual Film Festival - Kansas City, Missouri - Joy of Life/Ok, it's Ok, it'll be Ok

2020 Kansas City Fringe Virtual Film Festival - Kansas City, Missouri - Because Art

PROFESSIONAL/EDUCATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

ArtsKC

Buttonwood Art Space

City of Boston Mayor's Office of Arts & Culture {Literature & Media Arts}

Fear No Artist Studio VII

InterUrban ArtHouse

Jones Gallery - Crossroads - KC

Kansas City Artists Coalition

Kansas City Electronic Music & Arts Alliance

Kansas City PBS

KC Studio

NoDivideKC

The Sourze Entertainment Agency

Troost Market Collective

SKILLS & COMPETENCIES

Microsoft Office Suite, FinalDraft, FinalCut FinalCutPro, Photoshop, Illustrator, AutoCAD, Pro Tools, GarageBand, Audacity, Logic, QLab, and RAW

AWARDS & HONORS

2021 - Audience Choice Awards - Favorite Spoken Word Film -"Joy of Life/Ok it's Ok it'll be Ok" - 2021 Kansas City Fringe Film Festival

2021 - 2021 WD Shakespeare Poetry Contest Winner - Poetry

2020 - The Pitch's Best of Kansas City - Like, Totally KC - Top 3 Finalist - Best Poet/Spoken Word Artist

2020 - University of Missouri-Kansas City - Best Poet Competition - 4th Place

2019 - The Pitch's Best of Kansas City - Guide to the GalaK.C. - Finalist - Best Local Artist (Living in KC)

2019 - Award & Honorarium - 2019 Expressions Art Exhibit Spoken Word Artist

2018 - Finalist - 2018 Red City Review Literary Contest - the arithmetic of the heart (Poetry)

2018 - 3rd Place - Fringe Fest KC Iron Artist Competition

2018 - Artist’s Certificate, City of Boston Mayor's Office of Arts and Culture [Literature/Media Arts]

2016 - Top 10 Winner - 2016 Writer's Digest International Poetry Awards

2016 - JC Board of County Commissioners MH Proclamation Week & Month on behalf of CSS

2015 - Finalist - 2015 Red City Review Literary Contest - Graffiti on the Window (Poetry)

2002 - The Washington Post Local Review - (feature & review) - Directorial, DP, & Production Work

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