I received my MFA in Illustration as Visual Essay from the School of Visual Arts and work in a Brooklyn studio alongside these fancy people: Ben VoldmanChi Birmingham, Hyesu Lee, and Rumi Hara.

Coming up:

Bobs and Tweets Book #3 will be released by Scholastic in Fall 2018.

Picture book Away with Words: The Daring Story of Isabella Bird, written by Lori Mortensen, will be released by Peachtree Publishers in Spring 2019.

Recognition for Flowers for Sarajevo:

Junior Library Guild Selection | Kirkus Best Picture Books of 2017 | New York Library’s Best Books for Kids 2017 | Chicago Tribune Top 10 Picture Books of 2017 | Honorable Mention, Huffington Post “Most Powerful” Picture Book of 2017

Other recognition:

ABC Best Books for Young Readers (Meet the Bobs and Tweets) | Communication Arts | American Illustration | Creative Quarterly | 3×3 | Applied Arts Magazine

“Caldwell’s energetic, full-color, Sunday-comics illustrations are satisfyingly chaotic.” —Kirkus Reviews

“Caldwell’s artwork is stunning, using rich colors and panels in a graphic novel–like style.” —School Library Journal

Be in touch:

kc@kristycaldwell.com | (646)-581-5691


Other fancy people:

Andre da Loba | Andrea TsurumiAnna Raff Brendan LeachChristopher DarlingClay RoderyDasha TolstikovaGuttenberg ArtsJess WorbyJoey Slaughter | Jonathan Bartlett | Josh BayerKelly O’Donnell | Mäelle Doliveaux | Nathan BulmerNathan FoxPat CummingsRachael ColeRyan Peltier |