How did you get started in illustration?
With a box of CRAYOLA. At about nine years old, after a family trip to Ivory Coast, I drew a very large, detailed African village scene in crayon. I remember my deep satisfaction standing in front of the result. But I didn’t know illustration could be a career until I was 21. Illustration found me when I made the life-changing decision to leave the university Economy program I was enrolled in for a college program in graphic design. I loved it so much, I pursued to a bachelor’s degree.
What personal experiences or circumstances have most influenced your work?
Thirteen years in the illustration adventure, I was unsatisfied with my work. I was suffocating! I ... more