Alexandra Chiou is a visual artist, avid explorer and outdoor enthusiast inspired by the natural world and the linkages we share with our surrounding environment. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 2011 where she double majored in Studio Art and Commerce. Her paintings and works on paper have been exhibited in a number of solo and group exhibitions in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia and Los Angeles. She has also completed artist residencies at the Strathmore Mansion in Bethesda, MD and Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles, CA. Most recently, her work is on display at the US Embassy in Ethiopia via the Art and Embassies program.