About Alaina

Alaina is a mixed media artist residing in upstate New York. Her work explores belief, identity, and our relationships with the natural environment. From her narrative portrait collages to her encaustic landscapes of the Hudson Valley, she uses materials and images that surround us to create meaningful visual narratives of our world.


Selected Exhibitions

2018

Alaina Enslen’s Recent Work, Hudson Street Cafe, Newburgh, New York

Winter Art Show, Green Light Gallery, Cornwall-On-Hudson, New York

2017

Bird Watching, University of Lisbon, Caleidoscópio, Portugal

Pop Up Art Exhibition, Orange Alert III: Espiritu, Newburgh, New York

2016

Bird Watching, Folio Festival, Obidos, Portugal

Bird Watching, University of Coimbra’s Science Museum, Coimbra, Portugal

2015

Hudson Valley in Encaustic, Green Light Gallery, Cornwall-On-Hudson, New York

2013

Alaina Enslen: New Work, Hudson Street Cafe, Cornwall-On-Hudson, New York

2012

December Art Show, National Endowments for the Brazilian Art, NYC, New York

2010

26th Annual Elmore County Art Guild Winter Show, Wetumpka, Alabama (First Place in Photography and Purchase Award for First Community Bank)

2008

Landscapes in Transitions, Aurum Studios, Athens, Georgia

Full House, Lyndon House Art Center, Athens, Georgia

2004

Alabama State Fair Exhibition, Montgomery, Alabama (Honorable Mention)

2003

Group Exhibition, Clayton Street Gallery, Athens, Georgia

2001

West Alabama Art Association Juried Show, Tuscaloosa, Alabama (First Place in Genre, Second Place in Portraits, and Their Place in Portraits)

2000

The Fifth Nightengale Biennial Exhibition, Montgomery, Alabama (honorable Mention)

Recent Works by Alaina Enslen, Kentucky Museum of Art, Northport, Alabama

West Alabama Art Association Juried Exhibition, Tuscaloosa, Alabama

1999

33rd Montgomery Art Guild Exhibition, Montgomery Museum, Montgomery, Alabama