Alex Radin was born in 1975, in NY on Long Island and has always enjoyed the act of creating. Alex received his BFA from the Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio and relocated to the Charleston, SC, area in 2001 after meeting his wife Sara in Chicago at an arts conference the previous year. They began a life together in the South pursuing their creative passions, collaborating together, and dreaming. In 2008 they launched an arts organization called Artist on Fire with a desire to see more opportunities for artists to fully express themselves and to be a voice of positivity and transformation through the creative arts. Together they have curated a number of shows, most notably 4 exhibits for the Piccolo Spoleto arts festival that incorporated as many as 14 visual artists working in film, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture, and installation art along with over 25 musicians and dancers.
Alex has been a part of both solo and group exhibitions in Ohio, South Carolina, North Carolina, Illinois, and Texas and has traveled nationally guest lecturing at schools, conferences, and encouraging and training artists. His work has been published in many forms of media including books and editorial publications.
Surrealism and metaphor have increasingly become a standard in Alex's work. In speaking of his approach to creating Alex says, "While ideas are the driving force behind my work I place a high value on technique and love to get lost in the design and breakup of space. I am intensely interested in the conversation that colors have with one another as well as communication between strokes and other strokes, shapes, and colors. Even though I get lost in all this, I always return to my subject matter in the end. My desire is to help people see the world in ways they may not have seen it before. I want to draw people’s attention to the beauty and the mystery that surrounds us every day."