Portland-based Alex Proba is known for her explosive use of color, shape, and pattern across a variety of media. Originally from Lüdenscheid, Germany, she studied spatial and graphic design at the Akademie Mode und Design in Hamburg, and product and furniture design at Design Academy Eindhoven in The Netherlands. Her vibrant murals, furniture, graphic design and sculptures have gained global attention including Print Magazine's annual New Visual Artists Review, a celebration of 20 international designers under the age of 30.