30 East 9th Street, #6ii
New York, NY 10003
A graduate of Parsons School of Design in NYC, Steven Salerno's illustrations have been recognized for excellence by Print, Communication Arts, the Society of Illustrators, Society of Publications Designers, Society for News Design, the Junior Library Guild, and the NY Times Book Review, Kirkus Reviews, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal. His illustrations appear in advertising, magazines, product packaging, retail design, and publishing. Over his long career Steven has created thousands of illustrations for nearly 600 different clients. Since 2000 Steven has illustrated 25 picture books, 5 as both author & illustrator. In 2012 "Brothers at Bat," a true life story about 12 brothers who made baseball history -written by Audrey Vernick- was named a NY Times Book Review Notable Picture Book of the Year. In 2015 Steven had two picture books released: "The Fantastic Ferris Wheel" -written by Betsy Harvey Kraft- The story of George Ferris and his 1893 invention the Ferris Wheel with incredible period illustrations by Steven. And also in 2015, "Wild Child" -written & illustrated by by Steven Salerno- The story of the wildest creature in the jungle and how all the other animals try to tame it. Released in 2016, the picture book "The Kid from Diamond Street" -written by Audrey Vernick- The true story of baseball Edith Houghton who became a professional baseball player in 1922 at age ten! With wonderful jazz era illustrations by Steven. And also in 2016, "Puppy Princess" -written by Sue Fliess- A pampered pup living a life of luxury with whimsical illustration by Steven. Scheduled for release in 2017, "Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates," (Farrar Straus & Giroux) written by April Jones Prince and illustrations by Steven. And scheduled for release in 2018, "Tim's Goodbye" (Farrar Straus & Giroux) written & illustrated by Steven Salerno Visit stevensalerno.com to view his portfolios, with a link to his illustration blog and full client list. Click on NEW STUFF portfolio to see the latest trend in Steven's illustration style! Steven lives and works in New York City.