Alexandra was born in St. Peterburg, Russia. At the age of seventeen she majored in illustration at the prestigious St. Peterburg Academy of Art.
After immigrating to the United States she worked as an artist apprentice in Shimon Okshteyn fine Art studio in New York City. Her freelance pen and ink illustration appeared in numerous newspapers and magazines. Later she worked as a Creative Director for Museum Masters International. She lives in Summit, New Jersey with her husband, and their twin daughters, Veronica and Christina.