Multi-hyphenated Creative

Alyssa is an emerging artist, writer — and then some. Currently Kaurna Country based, with connections across respective Naarm, Meanjin and Kombumerri Country.

She works with clear intention, and is purposeful in her endeavours to build a legacy with her works.

A devout Filipino food enthusiast, always willing to take time for a cup of of tea or two.

Notably featured in The Calamansi Story, across Kindling and Sage, The Philippine Times, Blank Street Press, and Local Brown Baby.

Find her thoughts on Substack.


Year Award
7NEWS Young Achiever Awards nominee
Honouree for Asian Australian Alliance and Being Asian Australian's “Asian Australian 2023/4 List”
Delima Residency recipient for 2023
City Rural Emerging Artist Award finalist for SALA 2023
Leif Justham Young Achiever Award finalist at the 2023 SA Environment Awards

Selected press


Smiling artist Alyssa Powell-Ascura with a sunset background. Photograph taken by Louis Bullock on film.
Photo by Louis Bullock