30sec film artists Vol.56 – Alissa Coe

Raw or bare

Alissa Coe endeavours to create objects that capture the elegance and strength of the natural world using minimal form and the finest materials and craftsmanship.
Born and raised in rural eastern Ontario Alissa studied Industrial Design at the Ontario College of Art and Design and is currently living and working in Toronto, Canada.

Alissa Coe – 30sec film artists Q&A

What’s your favorite thing to do when you are alone?


Do you collect things?

Pocket knives

What's the last great book you read?

On The Move – Oliver Sacks

What super power do you want to have?

Always positive

What’s your craziest dream?

To write books for children

Do you have a motto or creed that as an artist you live by?

Focus on the details

How do you come up with ideas?

Experiment with materials

What project/art are you hoping to create but haven’t got chance to do yet?

A home and studio in the countryside

Is there a childhood experience that has helped shape the kind of work you do today?

Growing up in nature

Artist’s bookshelf

On the Move: A Life
On the Move: A Life