Alexis is a born a raised New Yorker, and graduated from The School of Visual Arts with a BFA in Illustration. She has been painting with oils for many years, and animals have always been her subject of choice. She began her company WelcomeToTheDoghouse.net creating custom pet portraits after she discovered that her combined love for dogs (inspirational muses, Una and Thea) and art could be a rewarding career.
Alexis Trice has been featured in online and print publications such as Dog Fancy Magazine, The NY Daily News, Pampered Puppy, Pedigree.com, City Rag, L Magazine, Fortune Magazine, AOL's Paw Nation, Jagazine Magazine, Animal Planet's Dogs 101, and Wag Magazine. She has had work exhibited at P.P.O.W Gallery, Clover’s Gallery, Mighty Tanaka Gallery, Niagara Gallery, 323 Gallery and currently has pieces on an international tour with Fuse Gallery.
Alexis finds inspiration and admiration in rouge and Victorian taxidermy, wunderkammer, preserved fetal animals, insects, wax anatomical studies, Walton Ford, pinstripes and polka-dots, conjoined twins, backpacking through foreign lands, daguerreotypes and most of all the love of her life her boston terrier, Una.
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