Alyssa is a Chicago-based graphic designer with a love of typography, materiality, and storytelling. She is currently practicing with the fine folks at Span.

Portrait by Leah Wendzinski.

Recognition


Tokyo TDC: Annual Awards—2021


Communication Arts: Typography Annual 11—2021


Society of Typographic Arts: STA 100 Judge’s Choice (Tré Seals, Vocal Type Co.)—2020


Society of Typographic Arts: STA 100—2020, 2019, 2018


For the Love of Letterpress: A Printing Handbook for Instructors & Students: Featured Projects (2x)—2019


The Design Kids: Featured Graphic Designer—2018


Joan Flasch Artists’ Book Collection: Acquisition—2018


Kantar: Information is Beautiful Awards Longlist—2018


Michigan Alumnus: Life after LEAD Feature—2016

Exhibitions


Typeforce 11—2020


Show Don’t Tell: The 2018 VCD Show—2018


SAIC Spring Undergraduate Exhibition—2018


Cross Connections International Exhibition—2018


Education


School of the Art Institute of Chicago—2018

BFA: Emphasis in Visual Communication Design


University of Michigan—2013
BBA: Emphasis in Marketing, Minor in Spanish

Contact


alyss.arnes[at]gmail.com

@alyssaarnesen