Alexander Stewart (1981, Mobile, Alabama) received his MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. His short films have screened internationally, including at the International Film Festival Rotterdam, the Ottawa International Animation Festival, the Ann Arbor Film Festival, and Image Forum in Japan. He is founder and co-director of the Eyeworks Festival of Experimental Animation. He lives in Los Angeles and teaches in the experimental animation program at CalArts. He previously lived in Chicago, where he taught animation at DePaul University, and curated the film and video screening series at Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center.