Illustrator | Designer | Afternoon Tea Enthusiast
“Welcome to my illustrated world, a collection of sketched moments that encapsulate my life’s loves.”
Alexandra illustrates what inspires her. Fashion, beauty, vintage wares and food, florals and botanicals, families and children, together with her whimsical bridal illustrations all created in her detailed signature, exaggerated fashion style.
Australian born, Sydney based, Alexandra Nea Graham holds an Advanced Diploma of Fashion Design from The Design Studio, East Sydney Technical College, Sydney.
She has worked the past decade in the Fashion Industry, both locally and abroad, as a Senior Fashion Designer at labels Ted Baker in London, Collette Dinnigan and Little Joe Woman in Sydney, as well as being the Director of her own internationally stocked and recognised fashion label, Alexandra Nea.
The creation in 2011 of illustrated recipe blog The Art of Afternoon Tea saw a return to drawing for Alexandra and after two years in 2013 she made the switch from the commercial fashion design world to become a freelance illustrator and designer. All her favourite recipes and foodie illustrations can still be found over on the RECIPES page.
Currently, Alexandra is working private commission and commercial illustration and fashion design projects around being a Mum of 2. Clients include Mimco, Omega, The St George Foundation, 8Hotels, Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, Grandiflora, The Races.com.au, The Australian Turf Club, SK-II, Olay, Mecca Cosmetica, Elle Magazine Australia, Myer, David Jones, Pacific Fair, Westfield, Cotton On, Dermalogica, Mode Sportif, Bec & Bridge, Steven Khalil, VAMFF, Wedded Wonderland. Click through to CLIENTS to see her latest projects and EVENTS to view all the action from her live illustration events.
In 2017, Alexandra took on the role of Creative Patron for The Ovarian Cancer Research Foundation, creating the illustrated visuals for their Frocktober 2017 campaign.
Alexandra Nea was named by Husskie Press as one of the top ten Australian Style Illustrators to follow in 2017 & by Harper’s BAZAAR as one of Australia’s top 12 Fashion Illustrators to follow in 2015. Her illustrations have been featured in publications including The Daily Mail, The Alchemist Magazine, CHILD Magazine, Sunday Style Magazine, delicious. Magazine, Home Beautiful Magazine, Madison Magazine, Harper’s BAZAAR Magazine, SHOP Til You Drop Magazine, Sydney Wedding Magazine, Modern Wedding Magazine, Modern Wedding Hair + Beauty Magazine, Bride to Be Magazine, WHITE Magazine, Wedding Celebration Magazine, Complete Weddings Melbourne Magazine, Borealis Fashion Art Magazine as well as numerous online sites and blogs. Click through to PRESS to see the latest coverage.
Alexandra Nea bookings for live illustration events as well as the creation of bespoke illustrations for private or commercial purposes can be made through this website. Please contact Alexandra for further enquiries.