Aileen Bennett is a native of London, UK who has lived in Acadiana for 16 years. She is an illustrator, designer, author and writer with clients across the globe. Her recent artworks include Illustrations of Acadiana to decorate the Lafayette Hospitality Suite “Paint the Town” for the Washington Mardi Gras, and a soon to be published children’s book with a local author. Aileen most recent exhibition was at Basin Arts, titled “Every Place we ever Lived’ it was an art exhibition combined with a dance piece. It was about the stories that make us who we are.
Aileen has designed for brands across the country, and locally including Lafayette General, HomeBank, and many start-ups. Aileen is the author of two books, a weekly newspaper column, and a blog about ideas and creativity. Happily married to a Cajun, when she isn’t traveling she works from a white studio with the assistance of a white dog called Blue. She has an insatiable curiosity, bulletproof enthusiasm, and a slight obsession with surfing.