e l i s s a is an illustrator who completed her M.F.A. in illustration at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, Georgia where she was honored with the 2006 Outstanding Achievement Award. Her work has been featured on chicandcheapnursery.com, laybabylay.com, decor8blog.com, modernparentsmessykids.com, simplifiedbee.blogspot.com, lilsugar.com, and laurenconrad.com. 
Elissa's fresh, lively work has been featured on many greeting cards, and in Chesapeake Family Magazine, Word Up Annapolis Magazine, Cricket Magazine and Names and Numbers publications. Her other projects have included custom invitations and announcements, custom nursery decor, and logo design. The cover she illustrated for Chesapeake Family Magazine (June 2005) received the Gold award from the Parenting Publications of America for Original Illustration. She has been the featured artist at the Illinois Art Week Art Walk, and has displayed work in group and solo exhibitions.

Elissa loves design, illustration, and hand lettering. She plans to continue creating work that brings smiles and happy thoughts to her viewers throughout the lifetime of many ink pens!