Owner / Graphic Designer
Marquayla Ellison is the owner and creative force behind Ellastic Designs, LLC. Her innate creative skills were enhanced at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Design & Visual Communication from the Peck School of the Arts (PSOA) in 2013.
After finding herself unsuccessful in securing internships to supplement her education during her freshman year, and with the amazing support of family and friends, Marquayla started Ellastic Designs, LLC a small design firm set on creating customs digital and print designs for small businesses, local philanthropic professionals, non-profits, and organizations.
During the past five years, Ellastic Designs has illustrated a creative vision for many clients including The Milwaukee Urban League, Traci Braxton, The Milwaukee Health Department, Signature Dance Company, Milwaukee Film, and ACLU-WI – just to name a few.
In addition to building her clientele list, Marquayla has gained an incomparable amount of experience and growth as a business owner. She values the opportunity to work, play, and visually enhance Milwaukee.
Marquayla’s contributions to the city doesn’t end with providing creative service but she regularly gives back to the community as and entertains her social side as co-owner and president of Social X MKE. She is also a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. and AIGA, a national design organization.