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February 13, 2018

Shawn Finley’s one man show, “Villains,” is on view through the month of February at the Rotofugi Gallery, located at 2780 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago.  (more)

January 9, 2018

Children’s book, young adult, trade fiction and non-fiction… Theispot contributors are well represented in all areas of publishing, sometimes as both illustrator and author.  (more)

November 16, 2017

Shawn Finley’s latest project for IKEA is this fun "LATTJO Activity Book", a coloring book for all ages, featuring 96 pages of intricate black and white imagery of imaginative creatures and botanical designs.  (more)

October 17, 2017

Recently, we asked illustrators on Theispot about the dream projects they create for themselves: the alternate or self-generated artwork that goes above and beyond their usual commissions.  (more)

February 2, 2017

Shawn Finley was recently interviewed by his home town newspaper, Richland Source, about his vibrant career as an illustrator, how he got his start in illustration and recent projects for DreamWorks, IKEA, and other clients. (more)

January 12, 2017

Shawn Finley was commissioned by Korean educational publisher E-Public to illustrate four book covers for “Phonics Monster,” a series of English language textbooks. Each cover features one of four delightful monsters (Plop, Turley, Moo, and Volt) who help make learning fun for Kindergarten through 2nd Grade readers.  (more)

October 31, 2016

Shawn Finley teamed up with fellow illustrator Denise Shimabukuro to create IKEA’s “Lattjo Story Cards,” designed to encourage children and adults to invent creative and original stories.  (more)

May 2, 2016

Shawn Finley was commissioned by DreamWorks Animation to illustrate a picture book adaptation of the original "How to Train Your Dragon" movie for their new publishing branch, DreamWorks Press(more)

February 1, 2013

Shawn Finley is pleased to announce the release of "Search and Find Dinosaur Fun", published by Kidsbooks LLC. "Dinosaur Fun" is a fully illustrated 16 page picture book featuring a family of dinosaurs who visit a farm, a museum, the beach, and other locales. (more)

October 5, 2012

Shawn Finley announces the launch of Bad Like Me, his online graphic novel. Follow the story of Nicky and his gang as they arrive in 1930's Chicago, robbing banks and raising hell- much to the frustration of mob boss "Big Al" Calamari, the Mayor and the cops. (more)