Alex Abbott

Born and raised near Houston, Texas, Alex Abbott graduated from the University of North Texas in 2001 with a B.A. in Visual Art. Upon moving to Austin, she began her artistic career as a goldsmith, under the mentorship of her grandfather, Phil Shaw. Post-pandemic, she has
focused fully on painting. Her body of work illustrates her personal journey of growth and grief. Self taught in the medium of acrylics, Abbott’s signature style includes hyper focus and bold color. Her subjects include majestic landscapes of the American west, high definition flowers and pollinators, and surrealism.

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