Cheryl Mendenhall started her career in the suburbs of New Jersey, making books from her mother's grocery pads. Later she studied illustration at Washington University in St. Louis and Art Center in Pasadena, California. Her work blends traditional and digital media to create vibrant textures and quirky, whimsical characters for books, magazines, and educational material. Cheryl is represented by Cornell & McCarthy Artist Representatives. She lives in Nashville, TN.
SCBWI-Midsouth Illustration Contest Winner, 2010 and 2012
SCBWI-Midsouth 2009 YA Fiction Manuscript Contest Winner
Member since 1994
Region: Midsouth (Tennessee/Kentucky)
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