Joelle Avelino is a Congolese and Angolan London based Artist and Illustrator who works with both traditional and digital methods of drawing and painting. Her work always brings light to all themes with a touch of humour. She graduated from the University Of Hertfordshire in 2012 with a BA (Hons) in Illustration with Marketing.

She is greatly inspired by phenomenal women, everyday life and her African heritage. Having grown up in the UK she aims to bring these two worlds together through her work.

She has recently completed her first children's book 'Dream A Rainbow' which is available here and is about to release a new book 'Woman Enough' written by Mell Nyoko. 

Clients include: BBC, The Guardian, The Washington Post: The Lily, Backstage, Ivy Kids, Daydreamers press and The Wild Honey Pies. 

For all enquiries please contact: joelleavelino@gmail.com