ABOUT CHERYL KUGLER

  • Artist/Illustrator of vibrant and joyful illustrations. Website: www.cherylkugler.com

    * 1987 – Associate of Business, HACC,Central Pennsylvania’s Community College

    * 1989 – Bachelor of Science/Marketing; Pennsylvania State University

    * 2003 – Pennsylvania College of Art and Design/Children’s Book Illustration class

    * 2012 – Associate of Visual Arts/HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College.

    WORKSHOPS:

    * 2007 – Highlights Foundation/The Art of the Picture Book. Four-day intensive workshop by acclaimed author/illustrator Dominic Catalano

    * 2010 – Highlights Foundation/The Picturebook: Mastering the Form. Four-day intensive workshop by acclaimed author/illustrator Dominic Catalano

    * 2011 – Highlights Foundation/Advanced Illustrators Workshop

    * 2016 – National Center for Creative Aging/Artist Training

    PUBLISHED MATERIALS:

    “Small Love”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, February 2016

    “Love & Christmas Trees”, Sparkle, GEMS Girls Clubs, December 2015

    “The Great Turkey Ballet”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, November 2015

    “Packed with Care”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, March 2015

    “Trash to Treasure”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, February 2015

    “Frozen Faith”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, January 2015

    “The Mysterious Christmas Gift”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, December 2014

    “Cara on the Case”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs,  November 2014

    “It’s the Small Things”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, October 2014

    “Out of Syrup”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, March 2014

    “Painting in the Rain”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, February 2014

    “Travels of a Smile”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, January 2014

    “Mary’s Bravery”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, December 2013

    “Nature’s Ballet”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, October 2011

    “Cookie Mystery”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, March 2011

    “Lost Gifts”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, February 2011

    “Trapped”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, January 2011

    “Hiking in the Dark”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, November 2010

    “Watercolor Walls”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, October 2010

    “It’s Too Much”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, November 2009

    “The Cupcake Problem”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, October 2009

    “Teddy, The Hungry Little Bear”, literacy organization book, August 2009

    “A New Home”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, March 2009

    “Dare to Trust”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, January 2009

    “Let’s Laugh”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, November 2008

    “Little Brother Love”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, February 2008

    “The Party Dress”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, December 2007

    “What Can I Do?”, Sparkle Magazine, GEMS Girls Clubs, November 2007

    “Is a Bear Out There?”, Story Friends, August 2006

    “I’m First!”, Story Friends, July 2006

    “Hiding Harry”, Story Friends, May 2006

    “Giving Hearts”, Story Friends, February 2006

    “Nori’s Ornaments”, Story Friends, December 2005

    RECOGNITION:

    2010 – 2nd Place – Painting/Student Honors Art Show at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College 

    2011 – 1st Place – 3D Design/Student Honors Art Show at HACC, Central Pennsylvania’s Community College

    COMMUNITY:

    * 2008 – Artist In Action/Village Artisan’s Gallery, Boiling Springs, PA
    * 2009 – Artist Appearance/Shop the Block, Carlisle, PA

    * 2010 – The Great CHAIRity Event/Cumberland County Historical Society, Carlisle, PA

    * 2011 – Painted Violins/Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra

    ART ORGANIZATIONS: Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, Daily Painters of Pennsylvania, Susquehanna Valley Plein Air Painters, Carlisle Arts Learning Center

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • Through the artistic talents of Cheryl Kugler you’ll bring vibrant life and engaging expression to the illustrations in your new children’s book. Benefit from years of earned professional skill in art-making, an innate creative talent and unending imagination.


    Pencil sketcher. Curiosity seeker. Pastel drawer. Nature embracer. Paint dabbler. Illustration maker. Color creator. Clay molder. Photo taker. Idea inventor. Color mixer.