- 2023 Finalist! in the #PBParty Annual Illustration Showcase hosted by Mindy Alyse Weiss.
- 2021 Winner! of the #KTIllustrates Annual illustration contest by SCBWI LA Chapter [See Blog Post]
- Art Center College Of Design – BFA Illustration – Graduated cum laude
- SCBWI member: Ten Years +
- Storyteller Academy Pro Member since 2020
- 2D/3D Animator/Compositor (IMDB) for 20 years – Nickelodeon / Film Roman, Inc. / Starz Media
- 25 Year Painting Mentorship with Nicaraguan Poet and Painter Omar d’León.
- LACMA Docent for ages K-12 , (2007 – 2013)
It’s my passion to illustrate picture books and develop stories for kids!
I enjoy using mediums that use a hands-on approach such as watercolor, ink and tissue paper collage. Then, assembling them using digital skills learned as an animator.
I enjoy the revision process and collaborating on projects. I look forward to the two writing groups I participate in monthly along with the one-on-one critiques and great classes offered through Storyteller Academy.
I reside with my husband and two young gremlins 🙂 in Los Angeles, CA.Andrea Yomtob