Francis Vallejo

Illustrator
Participates in 2 items
Francis Vallejo is an award-winning, Detroit native, American artist whose works have been exhibited in major national publications, art galleries, and museums. Vallejo earned his Bachelor’s degree from Ringling College of Art + Design in Sarasota, Florida, and has since created artwork for a host of notable clients including Candlewick Press, Snapple, VIBE, and Camelbak. He has shown in The Anchorage Museum, The Society of Illustrator’s Museum of American Illustration, Gallery Nucleus, and Pixar studios. Vallejo recently debuted “Jazz Day,” written by Roxane Orgill and published by Candlewick Press, winning the 2016 Boston Globe Horn Book award for best Picture Book. He is an Assistant Professor of Illustration at the College for Creative Studies and is currently working on illustrating a project for Neil Gaiman. Vallejo’s work can be characterized by traditional media experimentation with a heavy foot in classical picture making and draftsmanship.

Sessions in which Francis Vallejo participates

Thursday August 16, 2018

4:00 PM
4:00 PM

Friday August 17, 2018

3:00 PM
3:00 PM