Featured Illustrators – September 2022
Welcome! Oregon SCBWI is proud to feature two Illustrator Members each month.
Below you’ll find information about these artists and links to their Portfolio Work.
We encourage you to take a few minutes to learn about our Featured Illustrators.
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Chamisa is an illustrator, writer, animator and art director based in Portland, Oregon. She makes work for children’s books, brands, games and animation. Her illustrated books include Crying is Like the Rain by Heather Hawk Feinberg and Some Days: A Tale of Love, Ice Cream and My Mom’s Chronic Illness by Julie A. Stamm. Her third illustrated book, The Pie That Molly Grew by Sue Heavenrich is due out fall 2023. Chamisa’s go-to illustration style is lush and textural with notes of nostalgia, dreaminess and play. She strives to make work that celebrates hope and connection. Find more of her work on social media @chamisafe.
This month, Chamisa is participating in a character-centric show at the Pictoplasma Festival in Berlin. Follow along as her character “Ploof” joins other characters from around the world for a week long show at the Neurotitan Gallery.