About Alixandra Mullins Poling

 

An artist since age 3... Alix's art has been published as greeting cards by Leanin Tree and jigsaw puzzles for many years.

Alix is a storyteller as well as a visual artist who works in several mediums.  A combination of photography, graphic design, hand-drawing illustration and painting. Much of the work published as Greeting Cards and Puzzles is more on the photographic side, with illustrative elements.  Alix earned a AA in Multimedia Arts Visual Design, and a BA in Communication studies Digital Media many years ago.  Alix worked as a Graphic Designer across several industries, including broadcast television.  Passion and Love always returns to storytelling and bringing unique stories and ideas to life in various ways. 

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In 2020, Alix started pursuing an MFA from Hollins University in children's literature, for Picture Book Writing & Illustration. This meant creative writing, reading, and also writing critical papers about various children's books from early editions of fairytales to writings about picture books thru YA.   *Thesis projects can take a long time, however - hoping to complete it soon!    

In 2023, Alix earned a Certificate in Children's Book Illustration from Hollins University! 

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