M.F.A. 1982, Syracuse University
B.F.A. 1977, State University of New York
Laurel Long is an illustrator specializing in book illustration. Her picture book, “The Mightiest Heart” was awarded the Gold Medal by the Society of Illustrators. Her work has been selected for the Los Angeles100 best books and for publication in the Communication Arts Illustration Annuals. Long has recently completed illustrations for “The Twelve Days of Christmas” to be released this year by Penguin USA. Her clients include Dial Books for Young Readers, Houghton Mifflin, Scholastic, Inc., Harper Collins, Guideposts Magazine and Holland America.
Long teaches Illustration Materials and Techniques, Illustration, and Perspective.