Alexandra Darbyshire Flood has recently moved to Ottawa after being based in England for several years, and before 2010 she was based in New Brunswick. Alexandra studied painting at the Ontario College of Art in Toronto, the National Academy School of Fine Arts in New York, and Turps Art School in London England. She has exhibited her paintings in solo and group shows in North America, and Europe, and has been recognized by national and international organisations with awards and honours for her work, including the Canada Council for the Arts and the Delphina Studios Trust, London, England. Alexandra is a 4 time nominee/longlist for the Sobey Award, and her work is in numerous private and public collections across Canada.