Alaiyo is a visual journalist who works in watercolor. She is also a College Professor at Parsons School of Design. Her conceptual illustrations have been published in magazines, children's books, posters, book jackets, murals and more. To name a few, Alaiyo's clients include The New York Times Magazine, Harcourt Brace, McGraw-Hill, 20/20. She has won a Kenise Barnes Fine Arts Award and Best of Painting and Best of Show in “The Figure” exhibition in Mt. Kisco. She was also hired by the town of Mount Kisco to create a painting for the 350th Anniversary of Mamaroneck where her work hangs in the Town Hall.