Latest book - Published 24th October 2019, Newton Compton
Author & Artist
Alexandra Connor (aka Alex Connor) was born in UK and lives in England. She is an author, artist and art historian. Also
arts presenter on TV and in 2018 won the Rome Prize for Isle of the Dead, aka Il Dipinto Maleditto. Fellow of Royal Society of Arts, listed in Debretts 'Prominent People of Today.'
about alex connor
Alexandra Connor was born in UK. She had a variety of careers, yet it was only after being stalked and attacked in London that she found her real forté and began her careers as a painter and author.
Her books are published worldwide including UK, USA and Russia. In 2017 she won the Rome Prize for ‘Isle of the Dead,’ (Italian version ‘Il Dipinto Maledetto’.) The last volume of her trilogy about Caravaggio and Artemisia Gentileshi is being launched in Rome in November 2018, entitled ‘Eredite Caravaggio.’ As a working artist, Alexandra’s paintings are in national collections and she has also illustrated some of her own books. Her non fiction book on art was published in New York.
Her biography and work has been featured in The Times, The Telegraph, Observer, The Daily Mail, and many foreign newspapers. Her articles have also been published in UK and Europe. She has been a TV presenter for ITV and BBC and gives talks on the arts as well as narrating her own novels onto CD.
Alexandra is listed in Debrett’s ‘People of Today’ and is also a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts.