Emily Grizenko is an independent digital artist. She is located in upstate New York and specializes in cute interpretations of scenes, characters, and animals. Emily is currently studying graphic design as she pursues a full time career as a children's book illustrator. As an avid reader since childhood, she is excited to bring stories to life through her illustrations.
Emily is currently working on the children's book illustrations for Caitlin Alexander and Ian Roth's BABY CELEBRATES BOTH: CHRISTMAS AND HANUKKAH. She's so talented, and we are honored that Emily is a part of #TeamMonarch.
Alyssa Grizenko is a freelance, digital illustrator specializing in character design and imaginative composition. Her stylized approach emphasizes recognizable characterization and subtle detail as distinguishing marks of her work. Alyssa loves bringing characters to life through her illustrations and enjoys partnering with writers in their projects.
Alyssa lives in NY where she works year-round at a youth and family camp ministry. In her free-time, she pursues many hobbies and interests including reading, writing, team sports, and nature walks, but her favorite activities involve participating in her local church community and spending time with her family.