About Me

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My name is Shawn Turek (last name is pronounced “t-uh-r-ih-k”) and I am an illustrator and comic artist living in the Minneapolis, Minnesota area.

My illustration work focuses on children’s publishing (picture books, comics, and graphic novels), but I have also done work in editorial, product and package design, and identity design as well. Leveraging my past experiences in graphic design and video production, I am also comfortable with many of the roles beyond illustration including layout, cover design, digital publishing, video, and motion graphics. (Not to mention working within schedules and timelines!)

I also create whiteboard explainer videos to help companies educate potential customers about their products and services.

I am actively seeking representation as an illustrator in children’s publishing, and am currently available to work with authors, publishers, and art directors looking for an illustrator!

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