Alyssa has loved art ever since she was a child. She got her BFA in communication design and while working on a project, discovered the Print & Pattern blog; introduced her to surface pattern design. After attending her first Surtex show she decided this was her calling.
After graduation Alyssa walked the trade shows and in 2015, signed with Brenda Manley Designs. She loves to design anything whimsical and cute and takes countless pictures of anything from flowers to textures. She also carries her sketchbook everywhere. Alyssa creates her art digitally and traditionally depending on the look she's going for.