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Alex Grey (Artist), born on November 29, 1953 in Columbus, Ohio, USA. Alex Grey's age 66 years & Zodiac Sign Sagittarius, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Alex Grey?

Alex Grey Bio

  • Birth Name:Alex Grey
  • First Name: Alex
  • Last Name: Grey
  • Age: 66 years
  • Birth Date: November 29, 1953
  • Birth Place: Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Country: United States
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth/Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Eye Color: Blue
  • Hair Color: White
  • Feet/Shoe Size: 9.5 (US), 43.5 (EU), 9 (UK & AUS)
  • Dress Size: N/A
  • Alex Grey Height

    5 Feet 3.5 Inches (166.37 cm)

    Height & Weight
    Height (in Feet-Inches)5 Feet 3.5 Inches
    Height (in Centimeters)166.37 cm
    Weight (in Kilograms)61 kg
    Weight (in Pounds)134.48 lbs

    Alex Grey Body Measurements

    Alex Grey's full body measurements are 43 inches (109.22 cm) - 14.5 inches (36.83 cm) - 31 inches (78.74 cm).

    Body Measurements
    Measurements43-31-14.5 inches/ 109.22-78.74-36.83 cm
    Chest Size43 inches (109.22 cm)
    Biceps Size14.5 inches (36.83 cm)
    Waist Size (Male)31 inches (78.74 cm)

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    Back in September of 1999 I got to see, hear & be with Terence for the last time. There were so many cool moments in his Allchemical Conference on the big island of Hawaii. I did a little sketch during his conversation with Tom Robbins on Psychedelic Literature. As I was looking at the sketch there are notes from his talk, one line of which says, “Posthumous Glory, that’s where the action is…” Yes Terence 20 years after your passing we celebrate you as a visionary guide accessible like never before on a worldwide web of consciousness. May the psychedelic angels of light bring healing to our troubled tribe of earthlings and help us remember the champions of higher love and intelligence driving evolution forward toward a new alliance of sustainability between humanity and the life web. Blessings & appreciation to the McKennas! @terencemckennaofficial

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    Bio And Wiki

    Alex Grey is one of the most famous and trending Artist in whole world right now. Alex Grey was born on November 29, 1953 in Columbus, Ohio, United States.

    Family, Childhood, and Education

    He was born into a middle-class family. His father was a graphic designer who encouraged his son’s drawing abilities.
    He became interested in the concept of death. He would collect dead animals and insects and give them a ritualistic burial in his backyard.

    He won a scholarship to attend the Columbus College of Art and Design in 1971. He dropped out in 1973 and painted billboards in Ohio for a year. He went to the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston to study with the conceptual artist Jay Jaroslav for one year (1974-75). He met his wife Allyson Rymland there and the two would experiment with LSD to induce mystical experiences. He then went to Harvard Medical School where he worked in the Anatomy department for five years studying the corpses and preparing them for dissection. His experience at the medical school greatly influenced his artworks.

    Career

    He began working as a research technologist at Harvard’s department of Mind/Body Medicine under Dr. Herbert Benson and Dr. Joan Borysenko during the 1970s. He conducted experiments in subtle healing energies. He started working on a series of art actions in 1972 that depicted rites of passage by presenting stages of a developing psyche. He conducted around 50 performance rites over a period of 30 years. He began working on a series of 21 life-sized paintings known as the Sacred Mirror series in 1979. He used an ‘x-ray’ style of painting ,which depicted the material, mental and spiritual aspects of human life. It took him 10 years to complete the series. He was invited to do illustration work for medical journals after doctors saw his ‘Sacred Mirrors’ paintings. He served as an instructor in Artistic Anatomy and Figure Sculpture at the New York University for ten years.

    His first monograph, ‘Sacred Mirrors: The Visionary Art of Alex Grey’ was published in 1990. The book takes the viewer on a journey through the physical and spiritual self through pictures and essays. He published a philosophical work, ‘The Mission of Art’ in 1998 in which he traced the evolution of human consciousness through the history of art. He explores the spiritual path of an artist through creative processes. During the late 1990s Alex and his wife created the Foundation for the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors, Ltd., a non-profit organization that propounded the idea that positive transformation of individuals and societies can be brought about through art. His book ‘Net of Being’ was released in 2012. It highlights the evolution of the artist’s works through the reproductions and photographs of his artwork.

    He along with his wife now teaches courses in Visionary Art at The Open Center in New York City and the California Institute of Integral Studies and the Omega Institute. He is best known for the ‘Sacred Mirror’ series which consist of 21 life-sized paintings that take the viewers on an inward journey into their own divine nature by exploring in detail the body, mind and spirit. The series present the cosmic, biological and technological evolution of the individual.

    In 2008 and 2009, the tribal/psychedelic rock band TELESMA performed Winter Solstice concerts at which Alex and Allyson Grey appeared on stage and painted new original pieces. A DVD of their first collaborative Winter Solstice concert with TELESMA called Hearing Vision's LIVE was released in June 2010. On December 18, 2010, Alex and Allyson Grey again "live painted" new original pieces with TELESMA during the Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM) Full Moon Solstice Celebration.

    Awards And Nomination

    His book ‘Net of Being’ won the Silver Nautilus Award in 2013 for its contribution to spiritual growth, green values and positive social change, as well as to the worlds of art and creativity.

    Relationship/ Affairs And Wife

    He is married to painter Allyson Grey. Their daughter Zena Grey is an established actress and artist. He and his wife Allyson Grey are the co-founders of The Chapel of Sacred Mirrors (CoSM), a non-profit church supporting Visionary Culture in Wappingers Falls, New York.

    Alex Grey Net Worth And Salary

    As of 2020, the estimated Alex Grey's net worth is $136 million. He gathered a good amount of Net Worth by doing painting. salary as of 2020 is $3.6 million per year.

    Social Media Profile

    He is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 1.03 million followers on his Instagram, around 902k followers on Facebook and more than 288k followers on Twitter.

    Trivia: Alex Grey Facts

    * He was born into a middle-class family, the son of a graphic designer who was his first inspiration.
    * He attended the Columbus College of Art and Design from which he dropped out.
    * He worked at Harvard Medical School as a preparer of cadavers for dissection in the Anatomy department.
    * He work encompassed the genres of painting, sculpture, and performance.
    * He published "Transfigurations" in 2001, "True Visions" in 2006, and many other art books.
    * He married fellow artist Allyson Grey, with whom he fathered a daughter, actress Zena Grey.
    * His work was used by Kurt Cobain 's band, Nirvana, for the liner notes to their album, "In Utero," from 1993.

    Now he ranked in the list of most popular American artist.

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