Alexandra Negoita Vulcu was born in Romania, where she graduated from the National University of Arts, Bucharest, with a B.F.A. in Film and Theatre Set Design. In 1990 she moved to New York State with her family. Having been a graphic and product designer for over 30 years, Alexandra makes her official debut as a botanical artist this autumn, 2017, at The Third New York Botanical Garden Triennial: Out Of The Woods Exhibition, and The 20th Annual International Juried Botanical Art Exhibition, American Society of Botanical Artists and Horticultural Society of New York. Her interest in botanical illustration stems from her passion for merging scientific observation and art.