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Alex Kraken
Instagram: @sevenwattdinosaur
Bio: Bio: Alex Kraken is a queer, non-binary artist based in Minnesota. Their practice is centered around artist's books and branches out into printmaking, creative coding, and illustration. After graduating from the University of Wisconsin - Parkside in 2009, with a degree in Math and Computer Science, Alex took up drawing and worked on pet portraits, greeting cards, and designed dinosaur stickers. They later attended the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2015 and learned printmaking, bookbinding, and papermaking. Alex started their small business Seven Watt Dinosaur in 2019 and accepts commissions for bespoke journals and sketchbooks, which are hand-bound and covered with custom marbled paper.