Alexandra Penney
ABOUT ALEXANDRA PENNEY

Born Boston, Massachusetts
Lives and works in Manhattan
BA Smith College, Philosophy
MA Hunter / CUNY, criticism, studio art

AWARDS AND GRANTS

New York Foundation of the Arts, 2009
Visiting Artist, American Academy in Rome, April- May 2005
Artist Laureate, National Parks Service, 2008-10

BOOKS, WRITING, EDITING

Correspondent , thedailybeast.com, 2008-present
Editor-in-Chief, SELF Magazine, Conde Nast
Worked with Avedon, Penn, Newton
Reporter, New York Times Magazine
Writer, The Baglady Papers, Hyperion 2010
How to Make Love to a Man, Crown 1995
Sold 3,000,000 copies
Great Sex, Putnam 1998
The Flowers of Evil, (text and images, book in progress)