What We Look At: A Mother and Daughter Dialogue in Art

In What We Look At Jane Sutherland and Alex Sax, mother and daughter, present a dialogue in art. Included in the exhibit are oil, gouache and pastel paintings of everyday objects, hand-made dolls, and portraits of woman artists by Sutherland. Works included by Sax are mixed media sculptures, drawings and paintings of everyday objects, flora …read more →

USM Faculty Show

University of Southern Maine Art Gallery, Gorham campus, January 31-March 3, 2019. Opening Reception: Thursday, January 31, 5-7 pm. Artist talks start at 5:30 pm. We are pleased to present work in a dizzying array of media by our outstanding full and part-time art faculty: Kimberly Bentley, Susan Colburn-Motta, Chris Cooper, Raphael DiLuzio, James Flahaven, Rebecca …read more →

Engine Gets Edgy

Alex Sax’s Butterflies and flowers were part of Drawing Part I: The Everyday, Engine Gallery, Biddeford, Maine, September 28 – October 20, 2018. Read the review. The exhibit was part one of a two-part exhibition curated by Deborah Whitney, curator/gallerist formerly of Whitney Art Works in Portland, Maine. Drawing II: The Other Day, was on exhibit October 26 …read more →

Whimsical Animal Paintings

Egg tempera paintings made from egg yolk mixed with pure pigment create lush colors and vivid detail in these playful animal portraits. On View in Garden Menagerie, Pequot Library, Southport, CT June 14th – August 26th, 2018 Read About Garden Menagerie by Stephanie J. Coakley, Executive Director Pequot Library Southport, Connecticut. Meet Artist Alex Sax, August 3, 2018, 2:00 …read more →

Pequot Library Gallery

Garden Menagerie Exhibit  June 14th – August 26th, 2018    Alex Sax creates a whimsical and imaginative garden menagerie at the Pequot library, Southport, CT that includes nature drawings, prints and, small cast paper and paper-mâché animal sculptures and artist books. The exhibit is the culmination of 20 years of her Menagerie Recovery Project.   Drawing inspiration …read more →

Maine Jewish Museum

In Loving Memory May 10 – July 5, 2018      Opening Reception: Thursday, May 10, 5 pm – 7 pm First Friday Art Walks: June 1 & July 5, 2018 Maine Jewish Museum, Third Floor Sanctuary, 267 Congress Street, Portland, Maine On Display: Black india ink drawings of the gardens of the Maine Jewish …read more →


When you take the time to look to look with fresh eyes, the world offers the most wonderful surprises. I have just returned from a trip to visit the Special Collections at the Pequot Library in Connecticut, where I  am doing research for an exhibition of my work that will open this June at the …read more →

Wildwood Health Center Exhibit

A small selection of Alex Sax prints are on view at Wildwood Health Center in Portland, Maine. The prints are displayed in the Community Acupuncture room. It is a peaceful and relaxing setting, and the art looks great.