Michelle Alexander is the lead designer for Rue Design Co. and was born in 1991 in San Diego, California. Growing up in a small beach town, Michelle was drawn to art at a young age and was able to experiment with many mediums throughout her high-school and college years. She earned her bachelors degree in Fine Arts at the University of California, Santa Cruz with a new found passion for photography, printmaking, and social theory. She is now a freelance artist who has worked with world renowned hotels to local businesses and many in-between, and looks to push her passion to new levels daily. She currently resides in San Diego and enjoys traveling, podcasts, food, and dad jokes.