Meet the Creative Artists who bring our issue covers to life.
Molly Mitchell is a MICA illustration and printmaking Junior, and an aspiring book illustrator. She creates work interpreting personal themes of femininity and nostalgia across multiple mediums, and through different symbolic lenses, often incorporating certain animal symbolism, such as cows, dogs, rabbits, hens, etc.
Her work can be found at the link below or Instagram @stagmite
Sofia Brognara is a 3rd-year Illustration major and Italian minor studying at Rochester Institute of Technology. She enjoys utilizing art as a form of storytelling, as well as creating worlds and characters that inhabit them.
Sofia would like to pursue a career in the video game industry as a concept artist. Her work can be found at the link:
Janine Liu is a rising senior at the University of Pennsylvania, studying Digital Media Design with a passion for both technology and art.
She has worked with digital illustration since fifth grade, with the belief that art can help breathe humanity into the increasingly digital world.
When she’s not drawing, Janine is busy playing video games, hunting for good restaurants, or rediscovering music from her childhood. More of Janine’s work can be found at:
Kendall Farris is an aspiring children’s book illustrator with a passion for bringing words to life in a way that brings deeper understanding to a piece.
She enjoys blending traditional and digital media together to create whimsical pieces rooted in natural textures, mainly watercolor.
Meet the Creative Artists behind featured artwork inside of our issues.
YueTong Tsen is a Taiwanese American illustrator working towards a career in visual development for animated film and television.
In her free time, she enjoys journaling and hanging out with cats.
Adrienne Krozack is a rising junior illustration student at the Savannah College of Art and Design. She has a concentration in animated illustration and publication design with a minor in creative writing. She is passionate about storytelling and creating uplifting and cheerful illustrations.
When she is not creating art, Adrienne enjoys vegan cooking, embroidering, and reading. Her work can be found at the link below or Instagram @adriennekrozack
Nelly Kabasele is a painter, illustrator, and aspiring animator. She works in traditional and digital mediums, yet is always experimenting with different tools to create and express herself through art. A few of her inspirations: Jamie Hewlett, Hugo Pratt, and Floyd E.Norman.
You can check out more of her artwork at the link below or
Molly Churchill is a rising sophomore at the Maryland Institute College of Art, studying illustration and creative writing. In the future, she hopes to illustrate children’s books and create heartfelt and meaningful stories. Aside from drawing and writing, Molly enjoys playing piano and crafting tiny houses.
Her illustration portfolio can be found at:
Jin Xia is a multidisciplinary illustrator and designer based in Baltimore. Shape and texture compose her poetic language, and Jin is fascinated with creating atmospheric space to evoke emotions. Her work has been recognized by 3×3 Illustration Awards, Creative Quarterly, Communication Arts Annual, and Society of Illustrators. Currently, Jin is pursuing her MFA in Illustration Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art.
She is always excited about her next adventure. For inquiries and commissions, please shoot a line at firstname.lastname@example.org
Her work can be found at the link below or Instagram @jin_xia_art
Anna Kim is an illustration student from New York. Her interest in art began at a young age. She works mainly in digital and hopes to pursue a career in editorial illustration. During her free time, she likes to go into the city where she’ll clear her mind, find inspiration, and start drawing again.
Her work can be found through Instagram @Anna.m.kim
Lydia Lincke is an architecture student, looking for the secrets of the world through illustration. She grew up in Colorado but lives in Philadelphia, where she finds all of her inspiration.
She lives with her dog and a small collection of tiny, found objects— they are slowly making their way through life together.
You can find her on Instagram @lidia_lyncke
Sophie Danner is a rising junior studying illustration and sustainability at the Maryland Institute College of Art. She has been drawing for as long as she can remember, and hopes to one day pursue a career in editorial illustration.
When she’s not creating art, you can find her making music, petting dogs, or hiking in her hometown of Olympia, WA.
Sophie’s work can be found at:
Learn more about our Literary Illustrator Artist program here.