In this piece, Joana Avillez portrays women surrounding a towering cake being made. The work shows Avillez’s process that includes cutting and piecing together components of her illustrations.
Joana Avillez, b. 1986, New York, received a BFA in painting from The Rhode Island School of Design, and an MFA in illustration at School of Visual Arts. She is the author of Life Dressing and illustrated Not That Kind of Girl by Lena Dunham. Her illustrations can be found in The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vogue, New York Magazine, Cosmopolitan, Refinery29, Paper Magazine, and more.
Ink on paper
13 × 10.5 inches framed