Alex Mankiewicz



Alex is an award-winning artist and illustrator with a printmaking background in Japan. Her work includes editorial and exhibitions in New York and Australia and is widely published in graphic narratives and journalism. Until We Are All Free created with and about Kurdish refugee Behrouz Boochani was highly commended by Australian & New Zealand Illustration Awards 2018 and shortlisted for an Australian Comic Award 2019. Other works include Home Free, a migrant womens experiences of domestic violence.  Tyranny of Distance A Tale of Two Cooks (Griffith Review #74: Escape Routes 2021).  Assorted narratives are featured on graphic journalism site Drawing the Times. Her forthcoming novel, When the World was Soft Creation Parables of the Yindjibarndi is due out in 2024, published by Allen & Unwin. Alex is art director of Byron Arts Magazine and writes and draws Art of the Afterlife for the quarterly.  Prints are in private and public collections in the UK (British Museum), US, Australia and Japan.


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