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Sue Cornelison

Represented by

Painted Words, Inc
Suite 24
NEW YORK, NY 10025
United States

illustration of African American kids choir singing image from Martin Luther King Book.
illustration of Image of a girl from the book, Mango Moon.
illustration of Night time scenery with a girl hugging an elephant.


Sue Cornelison graduated with a BFA from Drake University in Art Education with an emphasis in drawing and painting. She then traveled to Florence, Italy to continue her studies at the International School of Studio Arts. Sue has worked as a full time illustrator for over a decade, exploring many techniques and styles. She wrote and illustrated The Twelve Days of Christmas in Iowa, published by Sterling. Clients include: Disney Hyperion, Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, National Geographic, Soundprints /Smithsonian, Crayola Kids Magazine, Iowa State University, McGraw Hill. Awards include: Washington Children’s Choice Picture Book Award, Nominee, Kansas National Education Association Reading Circle Catalog with Starred Review designation as Best of the Best Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, CCBC Choices, Middle East Book Award


Cartoon, Graphic, Realism, Whimsical


Animals, Character Development, Children, Children's Books, Fantasy, Historical, Music, Nature, People, Political, Youth, Ethnic