Oscar was the shop dog of “Strands of Sunshine”, an eclectic art/gift/jewelry/card shop on Central Avenue in St. Petersburg, Florida. Shop owner Amy hired Alli to create a portrait of Oscar that she would have printed on totes and tees for her customers and Oscar’s fans.
Robert and Monika just moved to a new home in a new city: Asheville, NC. They asked Alli to create a family portrait for themselves that would work as both a moving announcement and art for their new home.
Family from Long Island, New York
This adorable family from Long Island, NY wanted their names in their custom portrait, as well as their fuzzy boy, Hunter.
Piper is Four!
Alli was asked to commemorate Piper’s 4th birthday with a portrait of Piper and her beloved dog.
Interior designer Lisa Gilmore (www.lisagilmoredesign.com) , famous for her “Liveable Glamour” mantra, commissioned Alli Arnold to create a portrait of herself to be used on her bespoke stationary.
This custom family portrait of a beautiful family in Seattle (including their cat and turtle) was commissioned just in time for Father’s Day.
The dog of her dreams
Interior designer Lisa Gilmore was looking for just the right artwork to decorate a teen client’s bedroom. She commissioned Alli Arnold to create a scene of the teen herself, trotting down the beach with the Maltese puppy that she looks forward to having one day.
Christa is a Lacrosse Mom from Kingwood, Texas. Her boys were graduating from high school and the other Lacrosse Moms wanted to get her a special thank you gift commemorating all that she had done for the team.
Super Christa, herself
Here is Super Christa looking super happy with her commissioned Alli Arnold framed portrait.
Dogs, then and now
Alli was commissioned to create four simple portraits of a family’s dogs: Some that are still with us, and some that have already crossed over the Rainbow Bridge.
New Bean in Chicago
What better way to celebrate the arrival of a new little bean in Chicago than with a custom portrait of said little bean at THE BEAN in Chicago.
Welcome to Chicago, baby Ronan! We are so glad you’re here.
Ronan can’t decide which is his favorite custom drawing by Alli Arnold.
Barkett Realty, St. Petersburg, Florida
The staff of Barkett Realty commissioned Alli Arnold to do a portrait in honor of their employer’s big birthday. They wanted Alli to depict their fearless leader’s treasured building (that he restored himself), and his BFF doggo.
Cheers to Scout
A friend was moving out of state from her BFF neighbor: a friend with whom she shared laughter, tears, wine, and the care of her dog, Scout. Alli was tasked with creating an illustration that would serve as a going away present, that depicted their very special bond.
Happy Groundhog Day
Lots of people do traditional holiday cards, but why not celebrate the less traditional holidays with a custom pet portrait card?
This was a very special commission, depicting the last time a group of ten girl friends got together before one of them sadly passed away. This client ordered ten framed prints of this illustration so that every friend would have an everlasting memory of this cherished moment in time.
*This is a very good example of when an illustration is the best solution because all of the women were naked in a hot tub together, and no one wanted any photos taken.
Maisy was a beloved family dog, and Alli was commissioned to create a portrait that the whole family would treasure.
Game of Pets
The popularity of “Game of Thrones” inspired Alli to create a family crest for her own family with her fiance, Ken Huelhorst. The Arnold-Huelhorst family consists of dogs, a cockatiel and a varying number of gerbils.
Horses are pets, too.
Alli is always thrilled when an assignment is a horse of a different color- featuring a horse! This custom portrait depicts a very little lady and her beloved very large horse.
Coach of the Year
What do you get the Coach of the Year upon his retirement from the sport? A custom Alli Arnold portrait signed by each and every one of the students whose life had been changed for the better by Coach Arnold.
Tiffany & Co.
Tiffany & Co. year-round coloring card featuring balloons and New York City skyline
Tiffany & Co. Holiday Merry-Go-Round card and the holiday decor at the New York City Flagship store
Tiffany & Co. Paloma's Graffiti arrow pendant in 18k white gold with diamonds carrying an Alli Bear in striped scarf
Tiffany & Co. diamond drop earrings with little bird illustrations
Tiffany & Co. Victoria diamond earrings and a busy holiday shopping street scene
Tiffany & Co. diamond chandelier earrings sparkling over Central Park and two rowboating lovers
Tiffany & Co. Atlas bangle with amorous elephants
Tiffany & Co. toy soldier charm in sterling silver with Tiffany Blue® enamel finish and little forrest friends
Tiffany & Co. oval key pendant doing a holiday gig with Alli Bear
Tiffany & Co. candy cane enamel charms charming two residential New York City Alli Bears
Real Simple Family
Washingtonian Magazine, SPD Cover of the Day
Kiplinger Magazine double page spread
Newsday, Long Island, New York
Black and White Drawings
Commissioned wedding invitation for New York City nuptials
“Sleeping”: Personal promo piece
Ampersand for “Women & Children First” Bookstore, Chicago, IL
Empire State Building commissioned for a children’s growth chart
Room divider screen, personal
Central Park Zoo, New York City, “Gus” the polar bear, personal
Feather illustration commissioned by Chronicle Books
Neiman Marcus coloring book page
Kid model for Generation Model Management, New York City
Commissioned illustration for Fab.com coloring book
Aquarius illustration for bag collaboration with Pamela Barsky, NYC
The Bean, Chicago: Personal commission
Barney's New York Baby
Here is the original drawing and hand-lettering that launched a million onesies
Little Edie Scarf Collection
Alli Arnold’s limited edition Little Edie inspired scarf collection was born out of a love of the cult classic documentary, “Grey Gardens”. These scarves are now for sale exclusively via the Grey Gardens Estate: www.greygardensofficial.com.
HEARTS modelled by Fable Isaacson, daughter of Rebecca Woolf (“Girls Gone Child”).
SKIRT scarf by Alli Arnold
SKIRT modelled by an Alli Arnold illustration.
SKIRT modelled by “Petra” at the Keystone Motel, Pass-A-Grille, Florida.
The Story of Milk & Bookies
Alli Arnold was commissioned by MILK + BOOKIES, a Los Angeles-based non-profit, to depict how the organization began, in the founders’ own words.
The Story of Leaders + Readers
Alli Arnold was commissioned by the Los Angeles based non-profit MILK + BOOKIES to create a video telling the story of their “Leaders + Readers” program.
Clear PH Mural
The branding firm, Clear PH, in St. Petersburg, Florida, commissioned Alli Arnold to create a custom mural in their meeting room showing the city of St. Pete and how it seamlessly transitions from a busy city to historic residential neighborhoods.
This painted mailbox was a commission by a client in St. Petersburg, Florida. The mailbox is in use at their private home.
You've Got Mail
Alli Arnold was asked to be in the RandoMIZE show at MIZE Gallery in St. Petersburg, 2019. For her RANDOM piece of art, Alli painted a mailbox with St. Petersburg’s mascot, the pelican, and filled it with random plastic creatures from the sea and candy. The piece was purchased by a New York art collector.
Kalamazoo Olive Oil
Introducing a limited edition Kalamazoo olive oil, created with love for the city of St. Petersburg, with a label designed and illustrated by Alli Arnold.
Southwest Florida Community Foundation Portraits
The Southwest Florida Community Foundation invited Alli Arnold to be their special guest at a charity event in December, 2018. Each member received a custom portrait by Alli Arnold as a gift from the Foundation.