Welcome to the website of Alaiyo Bradshaw: a visual journalist, exhibiting artist, maker of handmade items and college professor at Parsons School of Design. Alaiyo is available for editorial, publishing and children’s book illustration as well as private commissions and private drawing and painting lessons.
A lifelong artist, Alaiyo has spent over 15 years as a professional artist and instructor. She currently teaches digital and analogue drawing at Parsons.
Alaiyo has created illustrations for such diverse clients as Off-Broadway Theatre, The Advocate Magazine, The New York Times Magazine, Harcourt Brace, Heinle and Heinle, McGraw Hill, and more. Her beautiful, lifelike watercolor, color pencil, graphite and oil paintings have appeared in children’s books, magazines, newspapers, websites, book jacket covers, and other publications.