Alex Nkuna was born in Giyani (Thomo village), Limpopo Province. He started drawing at the age of 5, having received support from his parents. Alex was encouraged to pursue a career in art by his teacher, Mr Mthombeni.
After matriculating in 2015, he went on to study printmaking at Artist Proof Studios, where he also enrolled on their 4–year internship programme.
He now specialises in drawing, painting, design, and sculpturing.