Alexandra H. MacVean is an award-winning, licensed freelance illustrator based in Fort Collins, Colorado. She's a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), a three-time Barnes & Noble Artist of the Month, and the host of a national/international online art co-op, Sunday Sketches. Her artwork and illustrated children’s books can be found at various local coffee shops and bookstores in the area, including Barnes & Noble and the Wolverine Publishing Bookstore.
Born and raised in Southern Ohio, Alexandra grew up with 3 brothers, a dog, and her two best friends, Heather and Brian. Whether it’s red barns, squirrels or cozy front porches, you can find snippets from her childhood memories tucked lovingly within many of her magical illustrations. As an illustrator, her work has been published across the world in online magazines, children’s books, and more.
Married to her best friend and confidant, Michael, continually inspires and grows her as a children’s book illustrator. Sharing a love of family, tea, England and cozy winter days, they can often be found together each drawing works of whimsy, while bundled up with Alexandra’s 10-year-old pups, Brendel Joseph.
Alexandra’s illustration goals are to inspire, uplift and encourage individuals; both children and adults by bringing hope and joy to their daily lives through her work.
Did you know Alexandra is also available for school presentations, which include hands on workshops? You can find out more by visiting her speaker profile here: Speaker/School Presentations.
Alexandra is also a Public Speaker, Advocate & Educator for the Homeless, Domestic Violence and Child Abuse. Read her personal story at Hope To Dream.
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