artist bio

Simone Shin is an illustrator, graduated from Boston University and Art Center College of Design.  She works out of her home studio based in the San Francisco Bay area.


Editorial clients include The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, Wired, INC, Real Simple, Vegetarian Times, The Stranger, Fine Cooking, Cricket, Ensign, Sierra Magazine, 5280, Shambhala Sun, Westchester, St. Anthony’s Messenger, Rethinking Schools and more.

Children’s book publishers include Random House Schwartz and Wade, Simon & Schuster Beach Lane Books and Little Simon, FSG Macmillan, Lee and Low books, Kids Can Press, Star Bright Books, Capstone Publishing and Lerner Publications


Simone’s artwork has been selected for Society of Illustrators annuals 57, 52, and 51 (Receiving a Gold Medal in Uncommisioned work for SI51) and in The American Illustration 28 and 27 annuals. It has also been recognized in Creative Quarterly 28, and featured in Proxart Magazine, at Urban Outfitters and on BOOOOOM. For a full list of past gallery showings please email.


For Children’s Book publishing inquiries only, contact Kelly Sonnack at Andrea Brown Literary Agency:

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