Alyssa is a born and bred New Yorker living down under in Tassie! She studied illustration and animation at the Fashion Institute of Technology for undergraduate and graduate courses. As an illustrator and art teacher for students aged 5-75+, she strives to put the KA-POW into stories and learning. Her illustrations can be found in many books including the Lucia The Luchadora series and the Amelia Chamelia series. She currently resides in stunning Hobart, Australia where adventures await each day. Clients include: Penguin Random House Australia, New York Magazine, Charlesbridge, Highlights Magazine, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, McGraw Hill, and Inscape Tasmania. Awards include: 2017 NPR Best Books of the Year, 2017 Chicago Public Library Best of the Best Books and 2017 Kirkus’ Best Picture Books to Give Readers Strength.
Cartoon, Graphic, Photoillustration, Storyboards, Decorative, Pattern
Humor, Botanical, Children, Editorial, Food, Licensing, Nature, People, Wildlife, Lifestyle, Youth