Introducing our super talented, badass bbs. As artists and entrepreneurs, they are brilliant women who are paving their own way. It’s an honor to work with these ladies.
Alexandra Bowman is an Oakland based illustrator and designer. The California native graduated with a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago before moving back to the golden state in 2014. Some of her clients include: The New York Times, Random House, The ACLU, Eater, Girlboss and John Hopkins Magazine.
Alli Koch is a city girl at heart, based in Dallas, Texas. She is the hands and heart behind Alli K Design, which is all she has known since college. With persistence and determination, she has turned her canvas crafts into murals, flower doodles into published books, and hanging out with friends sometimes involves recording her podcast, Breakfast with Sis. Alli discovered that creating, inspiring, and teaching others is what makes her thrive. A typical day for Alli includes going to Chick-fil-A, cuddling with her cats, and hanging out at her local plant nursery.
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Axelle Rose Zwartjes is a Belgian illustrator based in Amsterdam. The past two years she lived in LA. Inspired by the LA lifestyle, Axelle's work portrays laid back girls with sassy styles. <3
Dakota Light-Smith is an LA-based, multi-disciplinary designer from Jacksonville, Florida. She received her BFA from Otis College of Art & Design and studied art and cinematography at NYU Steinhart and USC School of Cinematic Arts. Her work is research-based and socially critical, with an emphasis on intersectional feminism, experimentation, processes and tools. Her projects often reconcile research and aesthetics using humor and empathy. Dakota frequents design studio Public-Library and post-ad agency Imprint Projects. Her clients include Nike, Machine Project, The Honest Company, MOCA, and has worked on campaigns for Google Play, Levi’s, Redbull, Calvin Klein, and Annapurna Pictures.
Jess Koala is a tattoo artist & illustrator based out of San Francisco, CA. Drawing weird creatures, flowers and objects since she was a kid, it was through zines and the RIot Grrrl movement that she found her voice and style. Pouring all of her heart into her work, she believes that art and activism go hand in hand, giving voice to the voiceless & creating a better world.
Kristina Micotti is an illustrator from the Bay Area. She enjoys illustrating animals of all shapes and sizes and turns them into products available at www.kristinamicotti.com.
Marylou Faure is a Freelance Illustrator and Art Director working in lovely London. Her work is filled with quirky characters, curvy shapes and vibrant colours. She likes to represent everyday life people and situations in a fun and sometime provocative way, as a means to make people smile and brighten up their day.
Rinee Shah is an art director, illustrator and writer based out of Brooklyn. For the last decade, her work has focused on storytelling across multiple mediums, from illustrated books to music videos.
Sarah Day is an artist & illustrator from san diego, ca. her work explores themes of self-transformation, human compassion, and social change, striving to form connections between the intimately personal and the widely universal. colorful and outspoken, sarah’s work pushes us to reexamine what it means to grow, love, change, and heal: in our world, our communities, our relationships, and ourselves. sarah lives in memphis, TN with all her feelings and far too many markers.
Matamoros is an award winning animator and illustrator from Colombia. She holds a Masters Degree in Animation from University of Southern California. She started her career working as animator in the film Pequeñas Voces directed by Jairo Carrillo. Later on, She worked as creative producer for the film Las Aventuras de Nuku.
Her latest film We are the immigrants has been in several festivals around de world and recently a finalist at the Ibero American Animation Quirino Awards. Catalina hopes to combine her design background with animation to communicate and create meaningful stories.