Alexandra Reid is a Victoria, BC mixed-media artist who works primarily with encaustic paint, but also incorporates collage and resin into her artworks. With her background in molecular biology, she brings an orderly view to the freeform work of hot wax painting. Her novel technique of creating encaustic mosaics was given an in-depth article in the mixed-media magazine, Cloth Paper Scissors and they have also been featured in Somerset Studio magazine. Recently, her ‘Ruby’ encaustic mosaic won ‘Best in Mixed-Media’ at the 18th Annual LOOK Show 2017 in Victoria. Alexandra creates hand-made jewellery from encaustic paint and resin, and a collection of this jewellery has been featured in the Belle Armoire Jewelry magazine. Her encaustic jewellery is currently for sale at the Coast Collective Gift Shop. Alexandra is an active member of the Coast Collective Art Centre, the Community Arts Council of Greater Victoria, the Community Arts Council of the Saanich Peninsula, the Saanich Peninsula Arts & Crafts Society, and the Island Artisans Association.