Alexandra Underwood is an illustrator, designer, and muralist. Born and raised in Maui, Hawai'i, she is influenced heavily by the saturation and beauty of the world around her. 

Alexandra received her BFA in Illustration with high distinction at the California College of the Arts. After working as in house graphic artist and CMF developer, she is now making the dive into freelance illustration and public art.  She is currently living in Emeryville, California.

PHONE             (808) 268-7842

EMAIL               a@alexandraunderwoodart.com

INSTAGRAM    @underwoodalexandra


 

EDUCATION

CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS, San Francisco, CA 2013 - 2017

BFA in Illustration with High Distinction

 

MURALS

2016         BALDWIN HIGH SCHOOL - Wailuku, HI

2017         SONNY VICK’S PAVING COMPANY - Waikapu, HI
2018         HOALOHA FARMS - Waikapu, HI

2019         PANGEASEED FOUNDATION’S SEAWALLS: MAUI - Waikulu, HI

2019         SUNNYVALE STATE OF THE CITY Assistant to Artist Joey Rose - Sunnyvale, CA

2020         POW! WOW! HAWAII 2020 Assistant to Artist Edwin Ushiro - Kaneohe, HI

2020         PANGEASEED FOUNDATION’S HOME 2020 - Sacramento, CA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2015 - 17  HUI NO’EAU CAMP KALUANUI, Counselor and Teacher - Makawao, HI

2016 - 17  HABITAT HORTICULTURE,  Maintenance and Installation of Living Walls - Bay Area, CA

2017         PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE YOUNG READERS, Design Intern - New York, NY

2018         SEVEN STILL’S BREWERY & DISTILLERY, Original Label Created for Honeydew Harvest Whiskey & Sour - San Francisco, CA

2018         diROSA CENTER FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Assistant to Artist Rigo 23 - Napa, CA

2018 - 20  POPSOCKETS LLC., Associate Graphic Artist - San Francisco, CA

2019         CALIFORNIA COLLEGE OF THE ARTS, Curator & Installation of the Illustration Department’s 2019 Alumni Show - San Francisco, CA

2020         POW! WOW! HAWAII 2020, Assistant to  artist Edwin Ushiro - Kaneohe, HI

2020         PANGEASEED FOUNDATION’S HOME 2020, Featured Guest Speaker and Panelist - Sacramento, CA

 

PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA

Irizarry, Alyssa. “Meet a Wavemaker: Artists Alexandra Underwood & Joey Rose.” Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Programs, Bow Seat, 27 Feb. 2019, bowseat.org/news/meet-a-wavemaker-artists-alexandra-underwood-joey-rose/.

 

Tanji, Melissa. “Painting Wailuku town in ‘Sea Walls.”’ Maui News, 29 Jan. 2019, https://www.mauinews.com/news/local-news/2019/01/painting-wailuku-town-in-sea-walls/

 

TEACHING

2015 - 17 Hui No’eau Camp Kaluanui Counselor and Teacher - Makawao, HI
2018 Baldwin High School Art Program, Watercolor Workshop - Wailuku, HI

2018 California College of the Arts Illustration Dept., Professional Practice Guest Speaker - San Francisco, CA

2019 California College of the Arts Illustration Dept., Professional Practice Guest Speaker - San Francisco, CA

2020 California College of the Arts Illustration Dept., Professional Practice Guest Speaker - San Francisco, CA

INSTAGRAM FEED

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