Alexandra Nicole has two primary passions: painting and the natural world
Growing up on an island, she was constantly surrounded by the beauty of the low country. Having painted her entire life it was only natural for her to combine her passions by creating artwork that reflects her admiration for coastal ecosystems.
Alexandra originally focused on her passion for the environment by going to college and getting degrees in Wildlife Biology and Fisheries Science. She pursued a career as a biologist, working with a number of species from leatherback sea turtles on St. Kitts and Nevis to feral cats on Jekyll Island, GA to shorebirds throughout the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico. (Right: Searching for nesting pairs of snowy plovers and other shorebirds on Dauphin Island, Alabama)
Throughout her career as a biologist Alexandra had begun to develop her art business as a parallel venture. Although she loved the travel and work experience that wildlife biology offered, she always came back to her artwork. She felt it was a way to connect and share her passion with a wider audience of people. She is now a full-time artist and well-known name in coastal artwork throughout the South.
She hopes her paintings will foster an appreciation for the natural world and inspire others to protect and conserve the environment. Helping others recognize the intrinsic value of wild things and wild lands by portraying the beauty found in nature is just a small step in the right direction.