Alex completed his Bachelors of Industrial Design at Monash University in 2013 spending his final Honours year developing MARS - Modular Artificial Reef Structure. The project won multiple awards and has been featured on BBC Earth, Dezeen, Australian Geographic, Popular Science Magazine, Discovery News, Huffington Post and CBS amongst others. The MARS design lead to Alex starting Reef Design Lab to continue the research into constructed marine habitats and to work closely with marine research organisations.

His personal studio is now combined with Reef Design Lab and are completing a variety of projects in Australia and abroad.

EXHIBITIONS

2019 Exhibitions in New York, Amsterdam and Milan are soon to be announced

2018  Boston Society of Architects, Nature Structure, Boston

2017  International Ceramic Competition of the City of Carouge, Geneva Switzerland 

2015  Montalto Sculpture Prize 

2014  Sofitel Hotel Exhibition Melbourne  

2014  Human Nature Exhibition Rocks Pop Up Gallery, Sydney 

2014  Ceramics 2014 Maunsell Wickes Gallery, Sydney  

2014  Good Design Lounge Exhibition, Sydney  

2014  Sculpture by the Sea Cottesloe, Perth

2014  GOTYA Exhibition 

2013  Port Jackson Press Solo Window Exhibition LWOO, Melbourne 

2013  MADA Industrial Design Honours Graduate Exhibition, Melbourne  

2013  Sculpture by the Sea Bondi, Sydney 

2013  Montalto Sculpture prize, Melbourne 

2013  Sculpture by the Sea on Seven, David Jones Exhibition, Sydney 

2012  Sculpture by the Sea Bondi, Sydney 

2012  AgIdeas NewStar competition, Melbourne Museum   

2012  Montalto Sculpture Prize, Melbourne  

2011  The Mary and Lou Senini Student Art Award, McClelland Gallery, Melbourne 

2010  State of Design Festival 2010, winner of Enjo Upcycle Design Project, exhibited at the Design Made Trade event

2008 Top Arts 2007, National Gallery of Victoria

AWARDS

2015  Popular Science Invention Awards 2015 

2014  James Dyson Award Australia 

2014   Hills Young Australian Design Award - Sustainability 

2013   MADA Industrial Design - Best Product Design Award 

2013   Family Choice Award - Montalto Sculpture Competition 

2012   Art Gallery Society of NSW Prize - Sculpture by the Sea Bondi 

2012   Damon Courtenay Memorial Young Sculptors Prize – Sculpture by the Sea Bondi