Alyson Fox is an American artist, illustrator, and dinnerware designer that was born October 8, 1979 in El Paso, Texas. She received a Bachelors' Degree in Photography from Florida State University and an Masters' from the University of Colorado. Alyson began her career as a visual director for Anthropologie in Plano, Texas. In 2005 she left retail and began to focus on illustration.