Aleks V is a NYC-based multi-faceted artist originally from Chernovtsy, Ukraine. In recent years, her artwork has meshed with her sports journalism, leading her to explore the many connections between soccer and the oddities in everyday life. She won the Charles G. Shaw award for her soccer-themed, surreal drawings in 2013 and also holds a medal for Fashion Illustration and Design from Edward R. Murrow High School. Her education includes a B.F.A. in Visual Arts and B.A. in Film Production from Brooklyn College.