Alissa Pivaral (she/her) is a painter, illustrator, and multidisciplinary craft artist from Louisiana. She is based between Southeast Louisiana and Richmond, VA, where she started Pivaral Studio in 2021. Her BFA is in Fashion Design from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2017, where she specialized in natural dyes and was able to complete the Jeanology program with PRPS and Donwan Harrell in 2016. Currently she is traveling to paint murals and moderates figure drawing at the Visual Arts Center in Richmond.

exhibitions and appearances

2022 - Segment on Good Mythical Morning and More

2019 - Mural Opening @ BOHO Fit Studio

2017 - LAUNCH Juried Runway Show @ the VMFA

2017 - FAM Senior Thesis Gallery Show @ HI Richmond 

2016 - The Colors Bordering Earth and Sky, Juried Show @ the NOCCA Institute, New Orleans 

2016 - EMERGE Juried Runway Show @ the VMFA

2014 - Common Diamonds, Juried Show with VCU Kappa Pi  


2017 - Verdalina Sustainable Design Award

2016 - Knitwear Critics Choice in EMERGE

My online portfolio was created using Format.

Using Format