Rilla Alexander

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Current Location
Los Angeles, USA 🇺🇸
Country of Origin
Australia 🇦🇺

Brisbane-born, LA-based Rilla Alexander is an illustrator, picture book maker and graphic designer. Her work is all about bright colours, simple shapes and characters you can connect with, making complex ideas simple and friendly. Rilla creates her lively abstracted characters and scenes from pencil sketches, refining the work digitally and sometimes integrating hand-made elements. Rilla’s design and illustration projects include character, branding, signage, book covers, signage and stationery, and she teaches character design at Pictoplasma Academy in Berlin. She also designed Bluey, the kookaburra mascot for Brisbane Airport, and won New York Times/New York Public Library 2022 Best Illustrated Children’s Book.

Her clients include Puma, Nokia, Absolut, MTV, Billabong, and Volkswagen. When not doing client work, Rilla leads workshops and classes encouraging kids and adults to play creatively and to value their ideas.

Once you get me started, I won’t shut up about…
My dogs, your dogs, all of our dogs.
As a kid, I loved to draw…
And write books for my family, about our family, and give them to my family as gifts.
I overcome challenges by…
Sleeping on it. It's always less complicated with some time to think.
I find a project rewarding when…
I can solve ideas I've never had before or build on those I have.
My current tool of choice is…
Rubber stamps.
A part of my process I won’t compromise on is…
Starting with pencil and paper, no matter how it will be finished.

Welcome to Jacky Winter Spring/Summer ‘24. Each season a new artist creates original imagery using our site as their playground. The current artwork (above) comes from Georgia Perry. Learn more about our seasonal model of representation and other FAQ.

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AU

+61.(0)3.8060.9745
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52 Budd Street
Collingwood, VIC 3066
Australia

UK

+44.(0)7862.043342
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No. 1, 1 Royal Exchange
London EC3V 3DG
United Kingdom

US

+1.646.797.2761
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228 Park Ave S, PMB 66862
New York, NY 10003-1502
United States of America

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