Saint Louis, MO


I create fun, kid-friendly art for storybooks, curriculum, magazines, and a variety of children’s products. Based in St. Louis, MO, I work with publishers and product developers throughout the United States.


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11820 Tesson Ferry Rd. #205
St. Louis, MO 63128



Art & Whimsy Blog


A Brief Note This is my first post in a while. Just as I recommited to posting once a week, I suffered a detached retina, underwent surgery, and went into a fairly slow recovery which is still happening. I’m getting better each day, but the fixed eye is still... read more


Getting Our Kicks After a couple hours of driving south out of Chicago we were ready for a break, and I suggested we go into Pontiac, IL. I remembered a quaint town square surrounding the courthouse, and that the town promised a pleasant, nostalgic atmosphere. What I... read more

Poor in Spirit

  There were some present at that very time who told him (Jesus) about the Galileans whose blood Pilate had mingled with their sacrifices. And he answered them, “Do you think that these Galileans were worse sinners than all the other Galileans, because they... read more

Sweeping Beauty

Mid-Century Modern My art education was at the  St. Louis Community College campus at Forest Park. This spare and efficient urban campus, designed by prominent mid-century architect Edward Durell Stone, rose from the ashes of the Forest Park Highlands amusement park.... read more

Patient Whimsy

Patient adjective 1. able to accept or tolerate delays, problems, or suffering without becoming annoyed or anxious. I’ve been an illustrator for a long time. Long enough to remember using older tools of the commercial artist’s craft. Stuff like Rubylith,... read more


Spike For Valentine’s Day Judy gave me this Topsy Turvy mug. I have a small collection of toys, trinkets, stuffed animals and a few gee-gaws in my studio. Emphasis on a few, I’m not a “collector” of stuff and being something of a minimalist, I... read more