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Interdisciplinary artist, Austin Alexander, is an award-winning poet laureate of Maui, best known for representing the kingdom of Hawaii at the 2010  Individual World Poetry Slam


Presently, he resides in Los Angeles, working as a screenwriter & producer in partnership with best-selling poet/multi-hyphenate, Saul Williams, and screenwriter/producer Gary Goldman - Minority Report, Total Recall, Big Trouble in Little China, Basic Instinct, etc.


As a recording and performance artist, he is currently producing a scored work of poetry with composer, Pedro Osuna, (No Time to Die, Argentina 1985, etc.and world-renowned Hans Zimmer solo cellist, SUVVI.   


As a rapper, Austin has shared the stage with hip-hop artists such as Grouch, Eligh, Scarub, and Luckyiam (of Living Legends), Zion I, Abstract Rude, Myka 9, Aceyalone, Haiku d'Etet, Jennifer Johns, Angelo Moore (of Fishbone) and many more.


As an educator, he has lectured at the University of Hawaii and taught classes on poetry & creative writing at Montessori and King Kekaulike High School on the island of Maui. 


As a charity event host & director, Austin cofounded Poetik LA, a Los Angeles-based production company dedicated to supporting non-profits and providing poetic platforms for the community. In 2022, he also hosted & produced SLAM RIGHT! at Street Art Alive in The Lume - featuring 200 of the world's top street artists and some of LA's best slam poets. All proceeds were donated to Initiate Justice in support of prison reform & abolition.     


As an inspirational speaker and creative writing therapist, Austin is an RADT-certified counselor, and was trained by acclaimed actress/writing therapist, Diane Sherry Case, who was mentored by Julia Cameron—author of The Artist's Way. Diane is best known for her iconic role in Superman and the authorship of Writing for Recovery. Austin founded the institutional outreach program ‘Hope & Mic’ and the public wellness workshop ‘Write of Way’—currently implemented at Alter The Course Retreats. Both initiatives offer transformative therapeutic writing and expressive routes to emotional healing and self-realization.

As a sculptor, Austin studied the art of glass blowing in Venice, Italy. With over twenty years of experience, he is a master of the craft. His glass shop is currently located in downtown, Los Angeles, and his work has been displayed and sold in some of the most prestigious galleries in the world.

As a fabricator and inventor, Austin is best known for developing and patenting a revolutionary form of preservation packaging for the cannabis industry, which is currently garnering interest from some of the most preeminent brands in the world.  

In addition, Austin works as a model and actor—most recently as a fitness model for, Higher Frequency, a subject model for star athlete and photographer, Diana Redman, and as an actor in a supporting role in the play, Red Room, by Lupe Montiel, performed at the Frida Kahlo Theater.

Ultimately, Austin serves to entertain, inspire, and positively transform the world around him by challenging his audience to connect reward with altruistic self-awareness. “I found life with selfish innocence; I’ll leave it with selfless conviction”~Austin Alexander

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