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ERIKA STEISKAL
March 25, 2016

Erika Steiskal’s dreamy, surreal illustration, “Metropolitan Life Insurance Building,” has been chosen for the 2016/2017 edition of Luerzer's 200 Best Illustrators Worldwide.  Erika’s painting combines Manhattan and Venice in a nod to the tower's original inspiration, the campanile in St. Marco's Square. (more)

February 22, 2016

Erika Steiskal's latest illustration graces the cover of a Penguin Books for Young Readers new release, “Sweet Home Alaska.”  The young adult novel tells the story of Terpsichore, a young girl from the Wisconsin, whose family is moved to Alaska during the Great Depression. (more)

March 16, 2015

Erika Steiskal's first illustrated children's book, Anne Frank and the Remembering Tree, is now available in your local bookstore as well as online in Theispot.com Bookstore. The book tells the story of Anne Frank through the eyes of the chestnut tree that grew outside her Secret Annex. (more)

November 3, 2014

Erika Steiskals’ first children's book illustration project, “Anne Frank and the Remembering Tree” by Sandy Sasso, will be released this December. Jointly produced by Skinner House Press and the Children's Museum of Indianapolis, the book tells the story of Anne Frank and her family through the eyes of the chestnut tree outside the Secret Annex. (more)

September 13, 2013

Erika Steiskal was commissioned by the Arkansas Art Center (AAC) to design and illustrate posters for their traveling children's theatre season.  The large format work was done in colored pencil, acrylic, and watercolor with digital elements, as well as hand lettering. (more)

September 5, 2013

Erika Steiskal created five illustrations for this month's issue of Spider Magazine to accompany its feature story, “Little Coyote.” (more)

February 8, 2013

Erika Steiskal's cover illustration for Seattle Weekly accompanies an article asking, "Why Can't We Leave the '90s?" (more)

September 26, 2012

Erika Steiskal created this wraparound cover art for PS Publishing's latest Ramsey Campbell novel, “The Kind Folk.” (more)

September 5, 2012

Erika Steiskal illustrated “Happiness on a Piece of Paper,” a short story about a ten-year old boy living in 19th century rural Pennsylvania, for children’s literary magazine Spider.  Garrison loves to draw but worries that his family will insist he stop “fooling around with pen and paper.”  (more)

January 10, 2012

Erika Steiskal’s Piranha Girl has earned her a Gold Medal in the Society of Illustrators West Annual Competition! (more)

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