Alex Johnson - S.O.F.A.
Alex has always enjoyed drawing and as a child was inspired and fascinated by nature. She studied Zoology at Nottingham University and for many years taught Biology and Chemistry at the Old Palace School, Croydon. Alex joined the printmaking class at Bromley Adult Education Centre in 1993, where she learnt the techniques of etching, using acid on metal plates, and lino cutting.
Over the last 25 years she has developed her own individual detailed style which portrays a variety of subjects including landscapes, flowers, birds and particularly cats.
Alex is one of the artists whose work is featured in two books showcasing printmaking -“The Printmaker’s Cat” and “The Illustrated Garden”. She has been a full member of the Society of Feline Artists since 1998, exhibiting regularly at The Llewellyn Alexander Gallery in London. She is also an active member of Croydon Art Society.