Tyler Parker is an illustrator/ukulele enthusiast currently residing in and around Seattle Washington. After spending the greater part of his developmental years in a small town in the Adirondacks he received his BFA in illustration from the Maryland Institute College of Art before escaping to sail the usually figurative high seas. Later he completed his MA in Sequential Design and Illustration from the University of Brighton . His favorite snack is pretzels and ginger ale.
His book I Want To Eat Your Books written by Kelly LeFranc was released in fall 2015 by Sky Pony Press and is averrable for sale here.
His book Nap-A-Roo written by Kristy Kurjan from KPO Creative is available here. Nap-A-Roo was also recognized with a Silver Medal at the 2014 Moonbeam Children's Book Awards in the Best Board/Cloth Book category.
Tyler’s work has been featured in Illustration West Go West 46, GR2, Giant Robot SF, LTD Gallery, Light Grey Art Lab, Leanna Lin’s Wonderland, Drawn.ca, Illustrator's Lounge, Beautiful Decay, Sweet Station, Project Rooftop and Artist A Day.
Clients include: The Washington Post, Boom Studios, American Greeting, Cicada Magazine, MeeGenius!, Bitch Magazine, Draft Magazine, Boston Weekly Dig, VT Kids, The Texas Observer, Isthmus Magazine, Shameless Magazine, The Wilamette Week, The Fort Worth Weekly, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, The Portland Mercury, Metro Times Detroit, Motif Magazine, and The Maryland Transit Association.
He'd probably love to hear from you at firstname.lastname@example.org