Alexina was born and raised on a farm in the Laurentians. She has been painting and drawing since she was a young teenager. After many years of running her own business and bringing up a family, she has become a serious pastel painter. Alexina has attended classes and workshops with several different professional artists. The Laurentian community where she resides has greatly influenced her work. Alexina is an active member of several art associations and has exhibited in various locations throughout the Laurentians. Her paintings can be found in private collections in Canada, the United States, France and Germany.