Erin Gennow is an artist, illustrator and designer with 18 years of professional experience. She has a BS in Film with an Art & Design minor from Grand Valley State University and a BFA in Illustration from the Academy of Art University. Erin works with a vast array of media including watercolor, gouache, oil, Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop. Her fine art paintings sell to a number of private collectors. Past commercial clients include Disney, Pixar, Nick Jr., Paramount, Colorforms, University Games, Artistic Studios and Gap. She is the illustrator of the published children’s picture book Rhyme: A Pig in Politics.
Her current projects include Erin E. Gennow Arts – a stationery and fine art print company – featuring her colorful award winning watercolor artwork, as well as an in-progress children’s picture book The Animals Come Out at Night, which she both wrote and illustrated, and was a Clavis Publishing Key Colors 2022 Top Ten Finalist.
From the Clavis Key Colors Review Panel:
— “The illustrator plays with the wonderful glow of moonlight in a dark blue setting, creating a magical atmosphere and the sound effects make the text sound like poetry.”
— “The beautiful color scheme turns each picture into a piece worth hanging on your wall.”
Erin enjoys the brainstorming and development of new projects, collaborating with clients and teams, to create unique hand painted artwork. Her work is often brightly colored, cheerful and based on nature and interactions found in daily life. A native of Michigan, Erin now lives in Napa, CA, where the beauty of Northern California’s natural world influences her work.
Erin E Gennow Arts. . . incorporating art and creativity in everyday life through Small Moments. Handmade Stationery and Fine Art Prints from original watercolor paintings.