Alex Wilk was born in London and graduated with a degree in Fine Art and Visual Culture from Bristol UWE in 2010.
From August 2012, Wilk took part in the Florence Trustresidency programme in London. Following that she was accepted for a three-month art-writing residency, Culturia, in Berlin. There she researched and wrote a thesis investigating the similarities between our dreaming minds and our perception of images.
Wilk is now based in London and continues to exhibit, research and write.