ABOUT CHERYL MENDENHALL

  • 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 apps. Cheryl is represented by Cornell & Company Artist Representatives. She lives in the DC area. 

    work included in the SCBWI 2014 Bologna Illustration Gallery
    Highlights Illustrator of the Month, October 2013 
    work included in From Good Idea to Finished Pieces, Nashville Public Library, May 2013 

    SCBWI-Midsouth Illustration Contest Winner, 2010 and 2012 
    SCBWI-Midsouth 2009 YA Fiction Manuscript Contest Winner

PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


  • Magazine Articles
  • Book Cover

    Over In The Mansion

    (Illustration)


    Highlights

    2013

  • Book Cover

    The Paper Boat

    (Illustration)


    Highlights

    2012

  • Book Cover

    Mirabella the Magnificent and the Dragon

    (Article)


    Spider

    2004