Alyssa Sutherland is an Australian model that was discovered in 1997 at the Queensland State Finals for the Girlfriend Model Competition, because of her notable looks. Alyssa then went on to win the Queensland title and went on to win the National Finals. Not long after she won the competition, Australian Vogue booked her. She appears in the music video for Lenny Kravitz entitled, Where Are We Runnin.
Alyssa Sutherland is signed with Bon Image Corp Tokyo, Chic Management Sydney, Modelwerk Hamburg, Models 1 London, Next Paris and One Management New York. Her mother agency is Chic Management Sydney.
In 2000 Alyssa Sutherland walked the fall shows for Jean Colonna, Thierry Mugler, Marcel Marongiu and Zucca.
In 2001 she walked the fall shows for Ann Demeulemeester, Joop, Erreuno, Moschino Cheap and Chic, Gucci, Angelo Tarlazzi, Thierry Mugler, Gai Mattiolo, Dries van Noten, Giorgio Armani, Rebecca Moses, YSL Rive Gauche, Emporio Armani, Lanvin, Clips, Trussardi and John Scher.
In 2002 she walked the spring shows for Ter & Bantinne, Giorgio Armani, Gai Mattiolo, Yves Saint Laurent Rive Gauche, Gucci and Rebecca Danenberg.
In 2003 she walked the fall shows for Christian Dior, John Galliano, Ann Demeulemeester, Krizia, Emporio Armani, Giorgio Armani, Fendi, Viktor & Rolf and Gianfranco Ferré and was on the cover of Vogue Russia.
In 2004 Alyssa Sutherland walked the fall couture shows for Christian Dior, Jean Paul Gaultier and Ralph Rucci Chado, she walked the fall shows for Martin Grant, Valentino, Cher Michel Klein, Viktor & Rolf, Hermes, John Galliano, Diane Von Furstenberg and Christian Dior, she walked the spring shows for Badgley Mischka, Justine, As Four, Peter Som, Made, Tuleh, Diane von Furstenberg, Taylor and Wayne Cooper.
In 2005 she walked the spring shows for Hermes, Yohji Yamamoto, Christian Dior, John Galliano and Martin Grant.
In 2006 she had roles in The Devil Wears Prada and Day on Fire.
In 2008 she was on the cover of Madison Magazine and was in the TV series, New Amsterdam.
In 2009 she was on the cover of Elle Germany and she was in an editorial for Vogue Australia.
In 2010 she was in an ad campaign for Calvin Klein and Aveeno,
In 2011 she was on the cover of Henne and she had a role in Law and Order: Special Victims Unit.
In 2013 she started to play the role of Queen Aslaug in Vikings and continues to be in the TV series.
More recently in 2015 Alyssa Sutherland was in an editorial for VVV Magazine and she appeared as a guest judge in Australia’s Next Top Model.