Emily Drouin is a professional children’s book illustrator, comic creator, concept artist, character designer, art educator, video editor, animator, member of the National Cartoonists Society and the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators, and founder/owner of Kids Con New England – New England’s first, largest & favorite comic con for kids, with events in NH and ME. Kids Con promotes art education and literacy through comics, children’s books and fun activities that inspire creativity and learning. In May 2020, Emily organized & animated a two-day online comic con for kids, Kids Con Online, featuring creators from across the country! She enjoys teaching cartooning, animating, cosplaying at comic cons, as well as drawing all things cute!
Emily earned her BA in Graphic Design from Keene State College, studied art at the NH Institute of Art, the Currier Museum of Art Center, interned at Disney, as well as won Scholastic Art Awards. She’s provided concept art and character designs for Nickelodeon: Santiago of the Seas, and Netflix Animation: Kid Cosmic. Her published works include: EPLIS Sci-fi Comic Book Series, The Pumpkin Wizard Children’s Book Series, Hyperdork, Are You my Girlfriend?, Mundane Men, Treasure Your Sight and coloring activity books. Her work has been featured in Bleeding Cool, Boston Globe, PBS, Business NH, Britain’s MyM Magazine, WMUR News, NH Chronicle, NH Magazine, News Center Maine, Parenting NH, NH Union Leader, Hippo Press, Fanboy, Kids Love Comics, museums, comic cons and more.
Emily is available for art commissions, creative projects, teaching art classes, presentations and appearances.
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