This excellent profile was written by Lauren LaRocca, arts reporter for the Frederick News-Post, the local paper in Frederick, MD:
Artist transforms trash ... and herself in the process
Originally published January 15, 2010
"Individually, the pieces of Alexandra Zealand's installation, made of browned coffee filters, resemble tentacles. Together, they play with the negative space of the Delaplaine's New Gallery to create an earthy, fantastical place.
Her solo sculpture exhibit, "Transformations," explores the transformations of organic objects to art, and as the objects were transformed, so was the artist. That was her intent." (read more)