Thyra is a freelance illustrator & designer who earned her Illustration BFA from Minneapolis College of Art & Design in 2012. Her focus ranges from several types of illustration including, editorial, human & pet portraits, zoological/scientific illustration, children's book, and murals. She also designs web banners, graphics, advertisements, surface/product designs, etc.

She enjoys studying and drawing art forms in nature, people, amphibians & reptiles, marine invertebrates. Her favorite art mediums are graphite, traditional, and digital painting. Illustrators that she finds most inspiring are MCAD alumni/staff, Ernst Haeckel, Fuco Ueda, Charles Darwin, Frida Kahlo, Alphonse Mucha, James Jean, Jon MacNair, and several instagram artists.

Clients Thyra has designed/illustrated for include EathaiGunther Motor Company, Children's Museum of The East End, University of Minnesota, Minnesota Hockey Association, Nomads Magazine, A Woman’s Paris Magazine, VIDA LLC, Love Is A Verb Clothing, and author Rose Marie Meuwissen.