Kendra spent her childhood in Nebraska, illustrating short stories, entering poster contests and creating "sellable" wares out of paper placemats.

Since graduating with her BFA from Chicago in 1995, Kendra has worked as a printmaker in both New York and Colorado and has been working as a graphic artist and designer at agencies in NYC and LA for over 15 years.

Kendra's illustration debut began in 2013 with Edward Lear’s “Nonsense Alphabet,” “The Owl and the Pussycat,” and “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly” for In 2014, she illustrated the book, “You, the Magician” and was also a semi-finalist for the prestigious Tomie dePaola Award. She has since worked with Girls' World and Cricket magazines, and recently completed the crowd-funded "The Historical Heroines Coloring Book: Women in Science," which was featured in the Kickstarter newsletter as a "Project We Love," and is now available at various booksellers and

Kendra is represented by Painted Words Licensing and also sells her art online.

You can check out Kendra's current projects and daily sketches on Instagram and contact her here.

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