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Alexis Wheeler is an intuitive abstract artist living in New York State. As a child growing up in rural New Jersey, Alexis was a prolific young artist, writing books, drawing, painting and print-making. At the age of 18, Alexis moved to New York City, where she worked as a hairdresser and pursued art-making. Over the years, Alexis has taken studied many mediums, book binding, paper making, color theory, encaustic painting, ceramics, photography, sewing and music, always keeping a personal studio to make art.

She makes her life about art, and the artistic process in a bid to infuse her own creativity with inspiration, so that she might have the utmost authentic expression in her own artwork. It is in observation, collaboration and conversation with nature and other artists that Alexis is most inspired. 

For the past 10 years, Alexis has owned her own salon, Crown, in New York City, where hair is her way of working in sculpture. Similar to her visual artwork, she uses a combination of texture, intuition, artistic technique, and connection to create looks for her clients. Owning Crown has also created a space that Alexis can show and sell her finished work.

For commissions and inquiries you can contact her at: lexwheelernyc@gmail.com