Alex Cook is a muralist and public artist. He has created over 190 murals in the US and abroad focusing on universal spiritual themes, nature, and wonder. In 2014 Cook created the YOU ARE LOVED mural project. The project uses art and simple, unapologetic messages of universal value and worth, to help organizations and communities express their love and change the public conversation about identity, relationship, and communication experience.
Alex arrived in New Zealand in July design a YOU ARE LOVED mural on the front of the Auckland branch church, located at 6 Auburn Street, Takapuna. The local community as well as friends and family all participated to create a beautiful, vibrant mural which has delighted many who pass by.