Alexander Knox

Alexander Knox is a portrait and landscape painter based in Cape Town, South Africa. He graduated from Ruth Prowse School of Art in 2015 and he was a top 40 finalist in the Sanlam Portrait Award in 2017 and 2019. His portraits are in the style of Imaginative Realism and mostly depict people living in a post-apocalyptic future (except for commissions). Each portrait is painted from photographic references using multiple layers. He recently started hosting a portrait painting workshop at Ruth Prowse School of Art as well as an online workshop.