Edinburgh College of Art, as well as Bradford and Ilkley Community College.
Alex has always been
drawn to figurative sculpture, be that animal or the human form, the characters
are all renditions of personal experience. The cats and dogs are from pets,
past and present, whereas the birds are either from chickens, which she was
surrounded by as a child, or other more surreal styles inspired by David
Attenborough's 'Life of Birds’.
can come from many sources; cartoons, myths and legends, plays on words,
dreams, anywhere, anything, and that is the joy, having total freedom to
create. For different pieces she uses different materials for different effect,
she normally uses the 'Raku' process, due to the finish it offers as well as
the immediacy of the results.