Alexis Disselkoen was born and raised in Los Angeles. She is a multi-disciplinary artist who uses performance, photography, textiles and text to express her view of living in Los Angeles. She has presented her work at Eternal Telethon, Perform Wow!, Machine and Las Cienegas Projects. She is currently teaching at the Roski School of the Arts, University of Southern California. She received a Bachelor of Arts from the University of California, Los Angeles and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of California, Irvine.