Adela Antoinette (She/Her) is an illustrator, writer, collaborator, entrepreneur, teacher, and overall maker & shaker. Antoinette earned a BFA in Studio Art-Visual Communication with an emphasis in Illustration from the University of Arizona in 2016. Within her illustration work, Antoinette is currently inspired by all things botanical, with her first love being desert flora. Antoinette’s current project, Cacti Oasis©, includes watercolor illustrations, digital prints, cards, puzzles, and swag. While living in Tucson, Antoinette has participated in multiple pop-up markets including Cultivate Tucson and Made in Tucson Market. You can now shop for her Cacti Oasis© swag online or in local Tucson shops & Museums including Pop-Cycle, Bloom Maven, Antigone, MOCA, and the Tucson Museum of Art. Adela Antoinette has been published in Edible Baja Arizona, Zocalo Arts & Culture Magazine, Resurgence & Ecologist Online Issues, Arizona Journal of Hispanic Cultural Studies and featured on the cover of The Best of FST! Anthology Volume 1. After graduating, Antoinette has curated and presented three solo shows: Cacti Oasis at Crooked Tooth Brewery Co, Cacti Oasis: Patterns at Tiny Town Gallery in 2017 and Desert Bloom Online Pop-up Gallery 2020. Along with illustration, Antoinette has represented her art through different mediums including face & body painting with digital collage in a solo exhibition at Tiny Town Gallery in 2015 called Historic Artist Self Portrait Face Painting Project. A piece from this exhibition, “F. Kahlo” is currently in a traveling group show lead on by the Bedford Gallery, The World of Frida, National Tour 2019-2020. Adela Antoinette’s passions include feminism, humanitarianism, environmentalism, mental health awareness and is a proud Chicana currently residing in Astoria, New York with Tucson, Arizona as her home base.
Black & White, Cartoon, Conceptual, Design, Digital, Fine Art, Graphic, Line, Line with Color, Logo Design, Mixed Media, Pen & Ink, Pencil, Stylized, Watercolor, Decorative, Floral, Pattern, Whimsical, Concept Art, Vector
Animals, Book Covers, Botanical, Children, Children's Books, Children's Products, Editorial, Education, Greeting Cards, Landscape, Licensing, Nature, Packaging, Portrait, Posters, Product, Sports, Still Life, Toys & Games, Web Design, Wildlife, Agriculture, Feminine, Youth, Environmental, Urban, Branding, Logos