Mike Alexander is an Anishinaabe artist from Swan Lake First Nation in Treaty #1 territory in Manitoba, now relocated to his new home in Squamish, BC, Canada. He is the son of the Diane Tukundum (Swan Lake) and Norman Courchene (Sagkeeng)

Mike launched his journey as an emerging artist at the age of 40. His unique and original ink drawings were inspired by symbolism of his Ojibway roots as well as his life-long appreciation for high contrast black and white ink drawings.

Mike is a second generation Residential School survivor and a Sixties Scoop Survivor. His art depicts images motivated by his personal healing journey, his reconnection to his family and culture, as well as his evolving understanding of the interconnectedness between all life according to the Seven Teachings.