ABOUT JULIA SHAHIN COLLARD

  • When not illustrating or writing for kids, Julia can be found herding cats, telling puntastic “jokes,” or beating kale. (Yes, beating, not eating. Kale is a Collard’s natural enemy.) She may or may not be part narwhal.

    For publishing inquiries, please contact Kerry Sparks at ksparks@lgrliterary.com

    For all other inquires, please contact julia @ nomadicconcepts.com

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • Julia’s Street Cred:

    – BFA in Film & TV Production from NYU = screenwriting, storyboarding and visual storytelling experience, which translates well to writing and illustrating picture books.

    – MBA in Art Management & Finance from UCLA = professional attitude; will meet deadlines.

    – Lifelong desire to write and illustrate books = drive and internal motivation.

PUBLICATIONS - View in Bookstore


  • Magazine Articles
  • Book Cover

    Super Jack

    (Illustration)


    Los Angeles Times

    2011

  • Book Cover

    The Mandrill

    (Illustration)


    Kite Tales Magazine

    2010