Kristine started her career in advertising and promotions-working on everything from Pepsi and ConAgra to Orbitz and Tanqueray. In 2003 she left agency life to pursue both design and illustration-working with publishers, event planners, magazines, PR firms, corporate clients and gift/retail . She absolutely loves what she does and added author to her title with the debut of her first picture book "Lovey Bunny" in Spring 2015 (Abrams) Her second book "The Grumpy Pets" received a glowing New York Times review and was named a "Children's Choice" selection by the International Literacy Association. Her third book "Mr. Biddles" (Harper) debuted in 2017. Her books have been translated in Romanian, Chinese, Korean and Japanese.
Kristine also teaches illustration classes at the Montclair Art Museum and creates artwork for use in licensing-everything from greeting cards and gifts to decorative tableware, soft goods and wall art. Kristine posts work-in-progress and colorful illustrations daily on her Instagram account. (you should follow her!) Always creating! Her calico Boo watches her progress in the studio. :)
She is a member of SCBWI, CBIG and The Author's Guild.
Here are some of her clients:
Partial Client List:
Abrams Books for Young Readers, Andrews McMeel/Universal, American Greetings, Arnold, Arthur Frommer, Cargill, Central Market, Conde Nast, Delta, Disney/Hyperion, Hallmark, Harlequin Books, Harper Collins, Hearst, Hill Holiday, Houghton Mifflin, McCann Erickson, Marian Heath, Meredith Corporation, Merrill Lynch, MSLO, Papyrus, Publix, Random House,Reader’s Digest, The Richards Group, Rodale, Inc., Running Press, Simon & Schuster, St. Martin’s Press, Tracy Locke, Unilever Foods, Vanity Fair, Wiley & Sons