Monet Alyssa

Where Are The Black Designers?, NYC Meetup
Kelsey Lu, Personal Work
'At Night', Personal Work
Khruangbin, Tokyo Show Poster


Current Location
Buffalo, USA 🇺🇸
Country of Origin
USA 🇺🇸

Illustrator Monet Alyssa makes dreamy, high-contrast illustrations for musicians and editorial, including Vanity Fair and The New Yorker. She graduated with her BFA in Illustration from the Fashion Institute of Technology and lives in Buffalo, NY. Monet is known for drawing figures, usually women, surrounded by ethereal, psychedelic spaces in high contrast using vivid colour and black.

Music plays a big part in Monet’s process, and recently she created posters for two Khruangbin performances in Tokyo and Philadelphia. Monet has also painted a two-storey mural in Buffalo, and a commemorative portrait poster of John Coltrane for the John Coltrane Jazz Festival in Buffalo, NY, commissioned through The Burchfield Penney Art Center. Monet’s artwork was also featured on local metros buses across her hometown of Buffalo for Black History Month.

My current phone background is…
A preliminary drawing for a painting by the artist, James Jean.
This year I can’t wait to…
Get all the ideas I have in my head onto paper. I feel motivated to bring some new work and ideas to life.
I can’t stop listening to…
I can't stop listening to Le Butcherettes. My cousin just gifted me a vinyl of their stuff.
My project I’m proudest of to-date is…
It's hard to consider which project I am most proud'd be between my John Coltrane poster and the piece I did for Wired Magazine. Both projects challenged me creatively which resulted in some artistic revelations on how I like to approach projects.
My dream project would be…
My dream job would be to design a concert poster for one of my favorite musicians; Solange, M.I.A or Kelsey Lu.
To me, it’s really helpful when clients…
Pick a piece of work they like from my folio that may serve as a starting point of where they would like me to take the project.

Welcome to Jacky Winter Fall/Winter ‘23. Each season a new artist creates original imagery using our site as their playground. The current artwork (above) comes from Cari Vander Yacht. Learn more about our seasonal model of representation and other FAQ.

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