Originally from the city of Hamilton, in Ontario, Alex Kinsley Vey received jewellery training from his parents. Moving to Toronto in 2010 Alex studied jewellery at George Brown College, receiving a Adv. Diploma in Jewellery Arts in 2013. He since has exhibited work in Canada, Europe, and the United States.
Alex’s work focuses on industrial landscapes. The architecture, machinery, and detritus that are left behind when these symbols of industry are scaled back or abandoned. Once monuments to the golden age of industry, many of these sites are ploughed-over, redeveloped, and vanish. The colours, forms and textures are a major focus for him; the juxtaposition of man-made purpose and natural decay.