The world is full of gifted people with amazing talents. Here, you will find a few wonderful individuals who understand that living life to its fullest, means embracing our passions and expressing ourselves through our artwork.
Elisa Palchetti was born and raised in Florence, Italy, where she got a degree in fashion design at the Accademia Italiana Arte Moda e Design. She is a proud Mommy, wife, and illustrator of two children’s books.
Aside from being a New Mexico native, Michael Singleton is a mystery to others, as well as himself. The secrecy of his past leads some to believe he was an assassin in a previous life. Either way, he is content knowing that, in this life, he has been awarded a second chance to be a husband and illustrator.
Emma loves to design picture books and picture book covers. She is a displaced Londoner who hopped the pond and now lives in Baltimore, USA. She creates bright, exuberant art and whimsical, soft watercolor children’s illustrations.
Melissa Stagi is a native Californian with a heavy dose of sarcasm and limitless imagination. Her whimsically dark art is littered with strong female characters that make you laugh. Inspired by being the ringleader of four boys, she created GarbageMom, which is due to be released soon. And yes, some children’s books in the works – keep an eye out on her social media for more details.
Mauro Lirussa was born in Transylvania, or Australia (he doesn’t remember) -but currently lived in Argentina. In the USA, he’s currently represented by Gwen Walters, and in the UK, by Allied artist. Both leave the small, independent work out of his hands.
Sakharam Umrikar is an Indian illustrator with a great imagination and a love for fun. He has collaborated on several Indian and foreign projects as an illustrator and enjoys working with various styles. As an illustrator, he has helped many authors finish their dream projects, so contact him if you’re interested in finally finishing yours.
Jen Borror lives and works in York, Pennsylvania. She is the owner of Jen’s Creative Designs, a small studio that combines the art of graphic design and illustration.
Graphic designer by day, illustrator and fine artist by night. Jen is a seasoned professional artist and master of pen & ink stippling. (YES, that’s a lot of dots!) Her favorite quote: “To be a good graphic designer, you must first be able to pick up a pencil and draw.” Looking for an original? Commissions are open.