Artist Profile for Alex Leonard
Alex Leonard is from London, Ontario, and works as the founder of Alex Leonard Media Inc.
His business serves organizations that have a positive mission to create sustainable change.
He has his Masters in the Environment and Sustainability program at Western University and Bachelors in Communications, Cultural Studies, and Philosophy from Concordia University.
"I am an artist that combines multiple interests in life to motivate my work across various media. I have 5 years of experience in designing murals, creating videos, exhibiting artwork, and marketing online."
Alex Leonard, Founder of AL Media
Scroll below to see his visual story through photos of places that have inspired Alex in life.
Koh Rong, Cambodia
At the age of 18, Alex traveled outside Canada for the first time to help volunteer with an orphanage. The travel experience has helped shaped him into who he is today.
Alex's first experience abroad was to Cambodia to volunteer for two months with an orphanage teaching geography, astronomy, and English to 12 to 18-year-olds.
The bilingual city was perfect for Alex to find an area to develop his creative skills and media practice with so much music happening.
La ville bilingue était parfaite pour que je trouve un endroit pour développer mes compétences créatives et ma pratique de media parmi la grande scène musicale.
Moving to Leeds, England in 2016 taught Alex valuable lessons about how even those who seem linguistically similar can culturally be drastically different.
Travelling has become part of who Alex is through expanding my horizons in awareness.
He intends to share those views of the world with others.
After winning a scholarship, Alex had big plans for 2018.
He traveled to South Asia working with wildlife and conservation efforts.
With over 8 years experience working in the music industry, Alex is ready to extend my horizons.
Through Alex's adventures abroad, he now has the skills to articulate his and others' experiences.
Along his path, Alex has been inspired by the sensations he experiences, which transcend through his visual art.