dimensional illustrator


NickWilkes_9382_WebLauren earned her BA of Environmental Design in Landscape Architecture from University of Minnesota, her MA in Early Childhood Exceptional Education with a focus on Culturally Responsive Literacy Instruction from the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, and taught in special education classrooms for five years. She employs materials like shredded tires, clay, aluminum, doll eyes, cardboard, wire, mud, acrylic paint, paper, glass, cloth, wood and ink to achieve her visual creations. She is the illustrator of CLAYMATES, written by Dev Petty (I Don’t Want to Be a Frog) and SLEEP TRAIN, written by Jonathan London (Viking, 2018).

Lauren lives in Austin, TX with her husband, two daughters, and two dogs. She is probably shorter than you think.

Represented by Lori Kilkelly at LK Literary Agency.