Alex Murphy (he/they) is a queer interdisciplinary artist and educator. They have received Bachelor of Environmental Design and Master of Architecture degrees from Dalhousie University, and more recently, a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from OCAD University.
Their work reconsiders traditional practices and perspectives using unconventional processes and novel approaches to established mediums and methods. Nature, difference, time and space are themes that have taken root and consistently express themselves in Alex's work. Their earlier education in environmental design and architecture compel them to create new spaces in and with their art practice.
Alex is of settler descent, was born in Kespu'kwitk in Mi'kma'ki | southwestern Nova Scotia, and is currently living and practicing in Tkaronto | Toronto.