Alistar has been drawing since she was a little girl growing up along the east coast of central Italy with its rolling, green hills and calming sea. In art school she studied animation, illustration and photography. After graduating she was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to work on feature films, television shows, video clips, and advertisements in both Europe and the United States. Over the years Alistar has developed her own colorful and whimsical illustration style. She has been illustrating children’s books for the past 10 years, working with different medium, publishing as both illustrator and author. Her artwork, which she has been commissioned to create for numerous books, magazines and advertisements, is inspired by old style children's books. This year she received a 3x3 Magazine "Children's Show" merit award and a silver medal Language Learner Literature award. She lives between Italy and Tbilisi, Georgia, with her husband and their three children.