Anisa Makhoul's pieces create a sense of optimism and prosperity in the world. Her abstract geometric and colorful backgrounds are harmoniously juxtaposed with contemporary and uplifting still life.
Location: Portland, OR
Exhibitions and Awards: She graduated from Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a degree in Printmaking, and has her own clothing label, Makool. Anisa has received accolades from major publications like Lucky Magazine, Nylon, and Design Sponge, as well as designed for multiple celebrities.
Collaborations and clients include Vogue, Compendium Books, Anthropologie, Flow Magazine, Taproot Magazine, American Greetings, Trend Bible, Cost Plus World Market, TeNeus Publishing, TJ Max, Design House Greetings, Godiva, Hallmark, Harrods of London.
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We selected this colorful bowl of Ramen because it has both organic and man made objects. The elements of the beverage and kite on the bowl include the kawaii that Japan is known for. Anisa does travel illustrations for magazines like Vogue, and Lonely Planet, this painting comes from that editorial work and immediately transports us.