Ali Douglass studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute with a BFA in Illustration. She lives in San Francisco where she takes rollerdisco classes.
Ali works traditionally using gouache on watercolor paper. Her illustrations have been featured in advertising, books, magazines, and newspapers, as well as on greeting cards and apparel. Her work has been recognized by American Illustration, Step Inside Design, and the L.A. Society of Illustrators. She is the Vice President of the San Francisco Society of Illustrators.