1957-Born in Thiruvananthapuram. 1981-National Diploma in Sculpture from Govt. College of Fine Arts, Thiruvananthapuram. 1982-84- M.S.University, Baroda. 1986-87-Scholarship at Hoch Schule fur Bildene Kunset Braunscheig, West Germany.
2005- Double Enders , curated by Bose Krishnamachari, at Jehangir Art Gallery Mumbai, Vadhera Art Gallery, New Delhi, Gallery Sumukha, Bangalore and Durbar Hall Art Centre, Kochi.2005- Recent Works, group show with Justin Ponmany and N.N.Rimzon, Bombay Art Gallery, Mumbai. 2001 Engendering Women , The Guild Art Gallery, Mumbai. 2000 - Exile and Longing , Lakeeren Art Gallery, Mumbai. 1999 - Edge of the Century , Art Today, New Delhi.1996- ‘ Indian Contemporary Art: Post Independence ,' Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi. 1995 - Recent Trends in Contemporary Indian Art , Vadehra Gallery, New Delhi. 1994 - 100 Years of Contemporary Indian Art , NGMA, New Delhi. 1994-Deutsche Bank Collection, Mumbai. 1993-Solo at Gallery Chemould, Mumbai. 1991- Songs of the Dark Times , CIC, New Delhi, Jehangir Art Gallery and Chemould, Mumbai. 1989- Timeless Art , Times of India Sequicentennial Show, Mumbai. 1987- Alekhya Darsan , Geneva. 1986- Questions and Dialogues , organised by Indian Radical Painters and Sculptors Association.
1985- Seven Young Sculptors .
Alex Mathew lives and works in Hyderabad