Alisara graduated from The Evergreen State College with a BA in International Studies & Contemporary Art History. She then attended The School of Art Institute of Chicago earning a BFA in Print Media. She completed her MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Print Media. Prior to coming back to Vashon (she graduated VHS), Alisara worked as an Artist Assistant, Film Curator, Exhibition Artist, Graphic Designer and Arts Administrator.
As an artist, Alisara has exhibited her print media work in numerous solo and group shows both off-island and on-island. She first joined Harbor School as an artist working with the students on a print-making project in 2013. She is delighted to be Art teacher for grades 4 - 8.