Alex Echo is an American artist now living full time in London.
Tirelessly and without any fanfare Alex has created artwork professionally for thirty-seven years, with no formal training and garnering the attention of some the worlds top corporations, institutions and celebrities as collectors. He considers himself an ultimate outsider and one of the most successful and happily utterly unknown artists in the world.
Alex has worked relentlessly for various charities and institutions, raising nearly $850,000.00 from the direct sale of his work for a multitude of projects, including selling 10 paintings at the prestigious Wallace Collection in London, all of the money raised being used to rebuild an earthquake destroyed school in southern China – as well as creating one of SWATCH Watches most successful artist watches, “The Imagine Love,” watch selling more than 153,000 units and giving all his royalties to paediatric aids causes in NY state, sending over 80 children afflicted with AIDS to a healthy summer camp with full health care.
Most recently he worked in cooperation with HRH Prince Charles and The Elephant Family in London, creating a one of a kind TUK TUK that was auctioned at the private residence of Prince Charles and raised £52,000.00 ($81,500.00) all of which was dedicated to saving the Asian Elephant.
In 2010-11 Alex created the principle designs for the Paul Smith, Couture Women’s Wear Collection, selling in locations around the world.
In 2013-14 Alex painted a bespoke guitar by request of Eric Clapton, which was played by Eric then sold at Auction, raising £20,000. 00 ($30,000.00) for the Crossroads Centre in Antigua, a rehab facility founded by Mr. Clapton
He has built a successful client base in China, Singapore, India, Europe and the UK, with collectors in most American states as well.