Penny Alexander

Penny Alexander is a Welsh visual artist who is inspired by people and their lives.

Penny uses words and type to find creative ways to share the memories of the people she works with. She particularly loves typewriters. Penny is fascinated by people and she has developed her skills through working in care homes meeting residents, staff and visitors to enjoy conversation and creativity.

Penny attended the University of Salford where she was awarded a BA (Hons) Visual Arts.

Her work has exhibited both nationally and internationally as part of Juried exhibitions. She has worked in permanent collections at Beaney House of Art & Knowledge at The University of Kent and in Galaudet Gallery, Wisconsin, USA. Her artist book “Mind Maps” has been the focus of several essays by notable academics. 

Penny is based in Flintshire, and has worked as a cARTrefu artist since 2017.

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