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Alyson Fox
Alyson Fox

Alyson Fox

Austin, TX USA

"Look at everything you can-something's gonna grab you. If you know you're creative, it's gonna grab you."

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Alyson's work combines: Art, Design, and Accomplishing Goals

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Day In The Life


I'm an artist, designer, illustrator, and photographer. I like making things for commercial ends and for no end at all.

Skills & Education

Here's the path I took:

  • High School

  • Bachelor's Degree


    Florida State University

  • Graduate Degree

    Art/Art Studies, General

    University of Colorado Boulder

Life & Career Milestones

My path in life has been direct

  • 1.

    Didn't take any art classes in high school; focused on athletics, ran track for Florida State.

  • 2.

    Realized she was running from something; had a breakdown, quit track, reevaluated her interests.

  • 3.

    Took an art class as an elective and says "it just stuck"; changed her major soon after.

  • 4.

    Originally hated drawing because she felt that everything had to look a certain way.

  • 5.

    Stopped worrying about drawing things perfectly and found her own style; drawing became her favorite medium.

  • 6.

    Had a corporate job that allowed her to be creative, but within set parameters.

  • 7.

    Realized if she wanted to be happy, she'd have to quit and devote herself to making, creating for herself.

  • 8.

    After her big break on Design*Sponge, she finally felt comfortable calling herself an "artist."