Claire Robertson, Loobylu
Artists & Illustrators

Claire Robertson

Occupation: Illustrator Website: Loobylu Biography: Claire Robertson of Loobylu is a freelance illustrator living in Melbourne, Australia. She works for such clients as Scholastic, Cambridge University Press, New Riders and The Owl Group. She also maintains her…

amanda schutz
Illustrators, Print & Graphic Designers

amanda schutz

Occupation: Illustrator & Graphic Designer Website: Amanda Schultz Biography: In the beginning, there was nothing. And then Amanda Woodward spoke up and said “I’m all for white space, but this is ridiculous.” Millennia later, the universe is…

LORENA SIMINOVICH
Artists & Illustrators, Product Designers

Lorena Siminovich

Occupation: Artist Website: Lorena Siminovich & Petit Collage Biography: Lorena Siminovich (born in Buenos Aires) is a San Francisco based artist, and illustrator. She owns Petit Collage, a company offering affordable modern art for children. With a background in…

Summer Pierre
Artists & Illustrators, Writers & Authors

Summer Pierre

Occupation: Writer, Author & Artist Website: Summer Pierre  Biography: Summer Pierre is a California-born artist who lives in Brookly, NY. As a musician she has toured extensively both the east and west coasts, and released her CD…

Jill Bliss
Artists & Illustrators

Jill Bliss

Occupation: Artist and Designer Website: Jill Bliss Biography: jill bliss draws, sews and makes things in her studio everyday. her studio is nestled in between two majestic redwood trees and an ancient cherry tree, one hour north…

pamela barksy
Product Designers

Pamela Barksy

Occupation: Designer Website: Pamela Barsky Biography: pamela barsky is designer known mostly for her creative take on journals and photo albums. a big believer in letting ADD work for her, she tried her hand at many endeavors…

keri smith
Artists & Illustrators, Writers & Authors

Keri Smith

Occupation: Artist and Writer Website: Keri Smith Biography: Keri Smith is an award winning illustrator and writer living in Canada. She has a wide following of clients in North America, Europe, and Japan. Most recently Forbes, The…

katherine dunn
Artists & Illustrators, Writers & Authors

Katherine Dunn

Occupation: Artist & Farmer Website: Katherine Dunn Biography: Although she recieved her BA in Art with an emphasis in ceramics, Katherine did not start painting until her late 30’s. When she did, she chose to work independantly…

pamela mueller
Writers & Authors

Pamela Bauer Mueller

Occupation: Author Website: Pamela Bauer Mueller Biography: My beloved cat, Kiska, and I have written three children’s books: The Kiska Trilogy. Our books are entitled “The Bumpedy Road,” “Rain City Cats,” and “Eight Paws to Georgia.” I…

Jenny Hart
Product Designers, Writers & Authors

Jenny Hart

Occupation: Embroidery Goddess Website: Sublime Stiching Biography: Jenny Hart is an embroidery artist and craft designer living in Austin, Texas. She began working in embroidery as a means to deal with stress and anxiety. Wanting to introduce…

anna marie horner
Product Designers

Anna Maria Horner

Occupation: Artist and Designer Website: Anna Maria Horner  Biography: I am a mother of five, wife to one and designer of many many things! My career in design started as a clothing designer and has slowly worked…

kathy cano murillo
Artists & Illustrators, Writers & Authors

Kathy Cano Murillo

Occupation: Artist and Writer Website: Crafty Chica Biography: I’m a self taught artist who tries to have no boundaries or limits!! I have a full time Chicano art business, I’m a newspaper movie and craft columnist and…

alicia paulson
Product Designers, Writers & Authors

Alicia Paulson

Occupation: Handbag/Product Designer Website: Posie: Rosy Little Things Biography: Alicia Ieronemo Paulson is a designer who develops, manufactures, and sells a line of vintage-inspired handbags, accessories, gifts and crochetwear. Her company, Posie: Rosy Little Things, offers its…

andrea scher
Artists & Illustrators, Writers & Authors

Andrea Scher

Occupation: Jewelry Designer, Writer and Painter Website: Superhero Life Biography: Andrea Scher is a painter and jewelry designer living in San Francisco. When she is not doing either of these things, you can find her making postal…

lori joy smith
Artists & Illustrators, Product Designers

Lori Joy Smith

Occupation: Artist and Illustrator Website: Lori Joy Smith Biography: Lori is an artist and illustrator (and aspiring comic and children’s book author) living in Vancouver Canada. You can see her work on her website, where she also…

DEBBIE DRECHSLER
Illustrators, Writers & Authors

Debbie Drechsler

Occupation: Illustrator Website: Debbie Drex  Biography: I work as an illustrator and comic creator in Santa Rosa, California, about 50 miles north of San Francisco. I used to do all my painting with gouache, but about four…

sarah lugg
Artists & Illustrators

Sarah Lugg

Occupation: Artist Website:  Biography: Sarah is an English artist who works in mixed media. She was brought up in the beautiful countryside in the south of England, spending her weekends and most of her holidays with…

laurie wagner
Writers & Authors

Laurie Wagner

Occupation:  Writer and Teacher Website: 27 Powers Biography: I’m a non-fiction writer and a teacher of writing living in Alameda California. What do you do and how did you start? As a writer and a teacher…

ruby bayan
Writers & Authors

ruby bayan

Occupation: Writer Website: Our Simple Joys  Biography: I define myself as a lover of life. I celebrate life by learning and appreciating something new everyday so that I can inspire and motivate — push the body, feed…