ABOUT ROBERTA BAIRD

  • I’m a full time illustrator from Texas. I specialize in
    artwork for children’s picture books and related industries. When not
    illustrating, I paint murals and sets for the theater.
    I am represented by Janet DeCarlo of Storybook Arts Inc.

    Awards:
    2014 Houston SCBWI Portfolio Showcase winner.
    First Place in the Scholastic Books, Global Literacy Campaign Poster Contest.

    A partial client list includes:

    Scholastic
    Pelican Publishing Inc.
    Compass Books

    McGraw Hill
    Dawn Publications
    Opus One Studios
    SCBWI
    United Methodist Publishing
    The American Academy of Sleep Medicine

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • I aspire to make diverse, fun and inspiring illustrations that encourage children to wonder, ask questions and look for answers. I can’t think of anything better than seeing a child smile while a reading a book that speaks to them.

PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


  • Magazine Articles
  • Book Cover

    The Journey of Columbus

    (Illustration)


    The Scholastic News

    2013

  • Book Cover

    When Snowing

    (Illustration)


    McGraw hill Textbook

    2013