Artists

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Alison Acton

Alison Acton

Alison Acton is a Canadian artist with a background in comics and traditional animation. She's worked for studios like Spumco, Pocket Gems, and Big Jump, and publishers like Harper Collins, Tokyopop, and First Second. She loves creating expressive characters, writing snarky dialogue, jiu-jitsu, and long dog walks away from her three boys who always want to be in the office and shed Lego EVERYWHERE. She writes and draws the webcomic Bearnuts and designs t-shirts for fun. She and her husband, comic colourist Jim Charalampidis, founded Studio Dooomcat as a fun site for all their irreverent non work art. She's currently designing characters and props for TVO's Wolf Joe and Netflix's Trailer Park Boys.

Available For: Picture Books, Covers, Interior Illustrations, Graphic Novels, and IPs

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Lily Allen

Lily Allen

Lily Allen is a West Indian-American illustrator, color designer, and classical vocalist who hails from the DMV area. She loves to draw characters of color with vibrant hues, and to explore themes of black intersectionality and heritage within her work. Her hobbies apart from drawing include reading, studying comics theory, and cramming lyrics for voice competitions. She attends a historically black university in Maryland, and is in the process of completing a BFA in Digital Media Arts, and minor in Voice Performance.

Available For: Picture Books, Covers, Middle Grade and YA Graphic Novels

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Shadia Amin

Shadia Amin

Shadia Amin is a Colombian Comic Artist and Illustrator. She enjoys drawing fantasy, action, and the little joys in life, focusing on emotional and dynamic art. She has a Bachelors and Masters Degree at the Savannah College of Art and Design.

Available For: Covers, Interior Illustrations, Graphic Novels, and IPs

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Bob Appavu

Bob Appavu

Bob Appavu is a Chicago-area fantasy author, cartoonist, and illustrator specializing in sequential art and collectible product design. A graduate of Ringling College of Art and Design, Bob has designed and developed products for dozens of major licenses including Classic Disney, Peanuts, Hello Kitty, Precious Moments, The Nightmare Before Christmas, and more. As an author and cartoonist, Bob has a passion for crafting the types of stories she can't readily find on the shelf, with characters who are often denied the spotlight.

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Jayme Brodie

Jayme Brodie

Jayme Brodie is a Maryland based illustrator and cartoonist creating cute and colorful works to make you smile. She is passionate about nature, animals, baking, and hiking. She enjoys creating art that promotes silliness and kindness.

Available for: Covers, Interior Illustrations, Picture Books, Colorist Work.

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Alfredo Cáceres

Alfredo Cáceres

Alfredo Cáceres is an author and illustrator from Santiago, Chile. He has worked in picture books, magazines, newspapers and video games. His latest project is a graphic novel that's based on the city of Valdivia, Chile where he grew up between rain and moss.

Available for: Covers, Interior illustrations, Picture books

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Sabrina Cotugno

Sabrina Cotugno

Sabrina Cotugno is a director, writer, and storyboard artist working in animation. They graduated from Calarts in 2012 with a BFA in Character Animation and spent a semester abroad at Gobelins, L'Ecole de L'Image. In addition to creating The Glass Scientists, they have worked on Gravity Falls, Star vs. the Forces of Evil, and The Owl House. They live in Los Angeles and are, at any given moment, thinking about learning Japanese. For real, this time.

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Grace Fong

Grace Fong

Grace P. Fong ("Fictograph") a 3x Hugo-nominated illustrator and concept artist living in Vancouver, BC. She makes covers for speculative fiction publications and promotional material for authors. Recent magazine clients include Silk and Steel, Strange Horizons, and Lackington's. Her work has also been featured in special editions and promos for Leigh Bardugo, V. E. Schwab, Victoria Aveyard, Paul Krueger, and Sabaa Tahir.

Available For: Book Covers, Interior, MG, YA, Adult, Editorial Illustration, Fantasy Illustration, Picture Books

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Jazz Groden-Gilchrist

Jazz Groden-Gilchrist

Jazz Groden-Gilchrist is a Canadian comic artist with a BFA in Illustration from Emily Carr University. Growing up as an adopted kid and only black person in his family, identity was more of a struggle for him than he realized, but he found he was able to express this through the safe distance of storytelling. He enjoys creating diverse fantasy settings that explore identity, complex familial relations, and responsibility. His other passions include D&D, Ultimate Frisbee (briefly a professional athlete), and engineering casual conversations to be verbal Rube Golbergs that culminate in bland puns.

Available for: Covers

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Elaine Ho

Elaine Ho

Elaine Ho is a Singaporean-American author and artist currently living in Los Angeles. Her work is influenced by Renaissance and Baroque mannerism, and she's drawn to themes of the broken and the beautiful.

Available for: Covers, Interior Illustrations, Illustrated Novels

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Kevin Hong

Kevin Hong

Kevin Hong is an illustrator based in New York, working in editorial and visual development. With a passion for animation and comics, he pursued a cartooning and illustration degree at the School of Visual Arts in Manhattan, graduating in 2015. His clients include Tor, Entertainment Weekly, Bloomberg Businessweek, Wired, and Marvel, and he has worked as a background artist on shows for Titmouse and Cartoon Network.

Available For: Covers, Interiors, Graphic Novels, Picture Books, Longer Projects, and IPs

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Angela Hsieh

Angela Hsieh

Angela Hsieh is an illustrator and author based in Washington, DC. She enjoys making work about finding the magical in the mundane, especially if goofy animals are involved. She holds a BS in Biology from Johns Hopkins University and a BFA in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design. Her clients include NPR, the New York Times, the New Yorker, Pop-Up Magazine, and the Washington Post.

Available For: Covers, Interiors, Picture Books (any age/genre)

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Veronica V. Jones

Veronica V. Jones

Veronica V. Jones is an illustrator and comic artist based in Northern Virginia. After years creating artwork for tabletop games, she began illustrating for children's books. She's worked on covers for several MG novels and illustrated the picture books MOONLIGHT CRAB COUNT, THE LIZARD LADY and BABY BEAR'S ADOPTION from Arbordale Publishing. Veronica also recently published MARCH WITH MARSHA with writer Katie Hall after a successful Kickstarter campaign. Currently she is working on her first graphic novel, OPERATION:ESCAPE VELOCITY which combines her deep nerd interests in engineering, space, and aliens.

Available for: Covers, Interior Illustration, Picture Books, Graphic Novels

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Umair Najeeb Khan

Umair Najeeb Khan

Umair Najeeb Khan is an illustrator, comic artist, and writer from Pakistan. He enjoys creating scenes that evoke emotions, exploration of cultures, and slice-of-life. His favorite projects to work on involve stories around family, fantastical settings, or superheroes. He has a Bachelors in Animation from Iqra University. He has worked on projects like Kaavan's Life-story for BBC, Princess Winnabelle (3 picture books), and his superhero universe Paak Legion. His other passions include Jenga, interior design, and experimenting with his (slowly developing) culinary skills.

Available For: Picture Books, Covers, Interior Illustrations, Children's Books, Graphic Novels

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Javeria Khoso

Javeria Khoso

Javeria Khoso is an illustrator and comics artist from Karachi, Pakistan. She enjoys creating work themed around fantasy and magic. Her assistant is a little white cat named Marco. She has a Bachelors in Graphic Design from the Indus Valley School of Art & Architecture.

Available For: Covers, Interior illustrations, Picture books

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Brooklyn Lee

Brooklyn Lee

Brooklyn Lee is an illustrator, character designer, and animator from Baltimore, Maryland. She enjoys creating cute and expressive characters and character-driven stories. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Animation from the Maryland Institute College of Art.

Available For: Picture Books, Covers, Interior Illustrations

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Tracy MacLauchlan

Tracy MacLauchlan

Tracy MacLauchlan is a passionate creator, animator, and illustrator with a love for story and characters. She produces award-winning animations and illustrations for clients such as Hallmark Cards, LEGO, and Amazon Publishing from her home office in Connecticut. She is able to adapt stylistically per project, and enjoys working on lively, humorous, emotional pieces. Her comic project, Gemini Journey, combines her interests in fantasy, girl power, and cartoons.

Available For: Covers, Interior Illustrations, Picture Book, Graphic Novel/Longer Works, Book Trailers and Animations

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Yaoyao Ma Van As

Yaoyao Ma Van As

Yaoyao Ma Van As is a painter/illustrator currently living in Los Angeles where she is an art director for animated tv shows. She has worked at various animation studios, including Disney TV Animation and Warner Brothers Animation, and on the TV show Rick and Morty. She has produced book covers for HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, and Penguin Random House. She enjoys creating little stories with each of her paintings, especially the ones with her dog Parker in them.

Available For: Covers

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Cathleen McAllister

Cathleen McAllister

Cathleen McAllister is an artist and writer located in Los Angeles with a background in visual development for film, including S.C.O.O.B. (2020) and Rumble (2021). She is currently writing the first book of the Botanical Academy, a story about small-scale activism at a school for plant magic, and she enjoys painting whimsical fantasy characters and environments. In her spare time she is trying to turn a small patio into a jungle of plants. Past illustrated covers include the Seekers of the Wild Realm series by Alexandra Ott, and The Last Windwitch by Jennifer Adam (2021).

Available For: Adult and Middle Grade Covers Illustration

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Ian McGinty

Ian McGinty

Ian McGinty is an American comic book writer, and artist known for his work on Adventure Time, Bee and PuppyCat, the Munchkin game series, Invader Zim, and more. He is best known for his creator owned comic Welcome to Showside, and voice acting. His new graphic novel, "Hello My Name is Poop", will be debuting in October.

Available For: comic work, animation, voice acting, art direction and game design

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Lora Merriman

Lora Merriman

Lora Merriman is an Austin-based cartoonist and web designer, currently creating the sci-fi webcomic The Otherknown and the camp horror visual novel High Fog. Finding visual storytelling to be the most natural mode of self-expression, she likes to explore queer themes of found family and self-acceptance in her work, particularly within the backdrop of the fantastic. When she isn't drawing, she is likely entertaining the demands of a small dog.

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Wes Molebash

Wes Molebash

Wes Molebash is a cartoonist in Southern Ohio. He's the author of several popular webcomics including "You'll Have That" and "MOLEBASHED." In addition to his webcomic work, he's provided freelance illustration work for clients like Target, The Ohio State University, and PBS Kids. When he's not drawing comics, he's hanging out with his wife and kids or playing video games or eating unhealthy foods.

Available For: Covers

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Tasha Mukanik

Tasha Mukanik

Tasha Mukanik is a Canadian artist known for the webcomics The Sanity Circus, and Paint The Town Red. After drawing characters and writing stories all her life, it was only fitting she eventually found her passion for comics. She has a keen interest in drawing fun characters with big expressions, as well as a fascination with birds, nature, and prehistoric life. Originally from Alberta, she now lives in Montreal with her partner.

Available For: Covers, Interiors, Graphic Novel/Longer Works, Original Works

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Winter Jay Kiakas

Winter Jay Kiakas

Winter Jay Kiakas is a storyteller based in Montréal creating tales in as many mediums and genres they can get their hands into, including (but not limited to) comics, prose and poetry. They currently run a small collective with their partner in Montreal, Canada where they produce a variety of queer tales. They are best known for their work on Myth Retold, Prism Knights and Paint The Town Red.

Available For: Covers, Comics, Spot illustrations, picture books, inking/line work

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Amalas Rosa

Amalas Rosa

Amalas Rosa is an illustrator and comic artist from Germany. She loves to draw urban scenes and small slice-of-life moments and to sprinkle them with a hint of nostalgia and melancholia. She wants to capture human relationships and the beauty between cracked concrete and rusty poles. The magic of subtle touches and the joy of running around and bumping knees. She wants to evoke the memory of a moment that you might not have lived but that you can still feel. When she isn't drawing she loves photography and discovering new cities and places.

Available For: Middle Grade, YA, Adult, Covers, Interiors, Graphic Novels, Picture Books, and Original Work

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K. Rose

K. Rose

K. "Kay" Rose is a full-time illustrator/designer from the greater Boston Area. She does all her work from her home studio with feline assistant, Coco. Kay has always had an interest in illustrating and storytelling, citing her MS Paint "Neopets" webcomics as some of her first memories of creating stories. She has a strong passion for Children's Media, Young Adult Literature, and all things comics. She has worked on several picture book projects with private clients. Kay holds a BFA in Illustration from Montserrat College of Art, and works full-time as a UX Designer. When she isn't creating, she enjoys baking, D&D, reading, and caring for her growing collection of house plants.

Available For: YA & Children's Covers, Interiors, Graphic Novels, Picture Books, Longer Projects, and IPs

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Liza Singer

Liza Singer

Liza Singer is a non-binary Director/Story Artist/Writer for animation. Liza has spent many years not just developing and creating stories for both new and old forms of media centering narrative around found family and identity, but as part of their academic career studied the sociological and cultural impacts of narrative media on the world and is heavily passionate about using storytelling as a platform for empathy education. When they're not creating stories, they're often consuming them - whether it is in the form of an old video game, cuddling up with a graphic novel or working on art while watching a serialized television show. Their film and TV credits include: High in the Clouds, Harley Quinn, DC Superhero Girls and Disenchantment. They have a BA and Masters from NYU.

Available For: Covers, IP, Picture Books, etc.

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Kyla Smith

Kyla Smith

Kyla Smith is an Asian American author and artist whose favorite texture is rice that sticks to the bottom of the pot. She holds a dual Bachelor of Arts in Asian Studies and Asian American Studies, and her writing and art have been featured in HAWAII Magazine, Bitter Melon Poetry, Threads That Connect Us, Solrad, and Character Media, among others.

Available for: Covers, Interiors, Graphic Novels, Longer Works, Picture Books, and IPs

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Olivia Stephens

Olivia Stephens

Olivia Stephens is a graphic novelist and illustrator from the Pacific Northwest. She earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2017. Her stories often weave supernatural elements alongside the mundane. Her debut middle-grade graphic novel, Artie and the Wolf Moon, will be published by Lerner/Graphic Universe in 2021. Olivia has previously illustrated for The New York Times, The Guardian (US), and FIYAH Literary Magazine. When not drawing, she enjoys eating spicy foods and losing her voice at rock concerts.

Available for: Covers, Graphic Novels, Middle Grade, Young Adult

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Sam Soto

Sam Soto

Sam Soto is a latino Comic Artist based in the Pacific Northwest. His work is heavily influenced by his lifelong love of anime, manga, and fantasy novels. In 2019 he graduated with an MFA in Comics from the California College of the Arts. He's recently been published in SaturdayAM, a digital monthly manga anthology that focuses on showcasing diverse creators. Currently he's working on his first Graphic Novel with his brother Lucas. When he's not drawing he enjoys cooking, playing video games with his brother, and spending time with his girlfriend and their black cat Nyx.

Available for: IPs, Short Comics, B&W Interiors, Fantasy, Manga Style Projects

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Josh Ulrich

Josh Ulrich

Josh Ulrich has been creating comics from Jacksonville Florida, since 2007. His passion for storytelling began in high school and developed into a love for making graphic novels in college. Josh's publishing credits include his graphic novel series Jackie Rose and Newman which have both been published by NAVER Webtoon. His work is usually geared towards adventure and horror, driven by funny and lovable characters. Apart from comics, Josh loves fishing, kayaking, horror movies, and painting miniature, fantasy, army men (and women… and monsters).

Available For: Covers

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Pina Varnel

Pina Varnel

Pina Varnel is a Visual Development Artist and comics creator from Germany. She is currently working on her webcomic (ADHD Alien) about her experiences with having ADHD.

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Victoria Ying

Victoria Ying

Victoria Ying is an author and artist living in Los Angeles. She started her career in the arts by falling in love with comic books, this eventually turned into a career working in animation and graphic novels. She loves Japanese Curry, putting things in her shopping cart online and taking them out again and hanging out with her dopey dog. Her film credits include Tangled, Wreck it Ralph, Frozen, Paperman, Big Hero 6, and Moana. Her upcoming projects include illustrating the DC Comic book, Diana Princess of the Amazons and her authored graphic novels City of Secrets (Viking Children's) and Hungry Ghost (First Second).

Available For: Picture Books, Cover Art, and Middle Grade Covers/Interiors

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Alexandria's Clients
Joshua M. Herron

Joshua M. Herron

Joshua M. Herron is an LA-based storyboard artist from Texas with a lifelong love of comics and visual storytelling. This love has led him to his current position as a storyboard artist for Fox's Bob's Burgers. He has been working in the animation industry for the last 10 years during which he has worked on shows for Adult Swim, MTV and Comedy Central. He has been making comics about young heroes with deeply-rooted friendships and a passion for adventure for years now and doesn't plan on stopping anytime soon. In his spare time, he teaches his new baby daughter lyrics to all the Weird Al songs.

Available for: Cover Work, Picture Books, IPs

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Kane Lynch

Kane Lynch

Kane Lynch is a cartoonist and illustrator based in Portland, OR. In addition to writing and drawing graphic novels for all ages, Kane's non-fiction and educational comics and illustrations have appeared on The Nib, Slate, and Psychology Today, as well as in the graphic novel Guantanamo Voices (Abrams Books, 2020). A graduate of the Center for Cartoon Studies, Kane teaches cartooning to young artists at schools, libraries, and comic cons across the country, develops cartooning curriculum, and teaches adults in CCS's summer comics program.

Available for: Graphic novels, Covers, Interiors, Children's Books, open to IP and long form work-for-hire projects

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Renae's Clients
Carrie Copa

Carrie Copa

Carrie is a hard-of-hearing comic artist who loves animation. She grew up in Alaska, where her dad had to check for polar bears on the playground. Now she rides a motorcycle, hogs the Switch, and brings home too many books. She lives in Fargo, North Dakota with her husband, son, and Quigley the corgi.

Available for: Middle Grade Covers, Interiors, Graphic Novels/IP (including book adaptations)

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