Alex Leme is a Brazilian born photographer and art historian who resides in Little Rock, Arkansas. His work has been exhibited widely in the United States, Brazil, France, England, China, and Malaysia. Venues have included the Huit Galleries in Arles, France; the China House in Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia; the Hous Project and the Skylight Gallery in New York; the Photographic Center Northwest in Seattle, Washington; the Kopeikin Gallery in West Hollywood, California; and the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition to numerous private collections, Alex’s photographs can be found in prestigious public collections including the Maison Européenne de la Photographie in Paris, France; the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans, Louisiana; and the Southeast Museum of Photography in Daytona Beach, Florida. More recently, Alex was recognized by the Oxford American magazine as one of the "100 New Superstars of Southern Art." In 2010, he was awarded En Foco’s New Works Fellowship in New York for his ongoing project about disappearing small towns in the United States. Whenever he is not on the road documenting American small towns, Alex can be found dividing his time between his art historical studies and working as the art editor for Equinox Literary and Art Journal.