• Denise Holmes is an award-winning children’s book illustrator and educator living in Chicago, IL with her husband, daughter and tiny dog Mochi.

    Her work is inspired by the magic and wonder of childhood and the nostalgic moments of growing up. Denise’s illustrators can be found in over a dozen children’s picture books, magazines, greeting cards and art prints. She teaches illustration part-time at Columbia College Chicago as well as drawing workshops for kids and adults. Denise is represented by The Bright Agency.