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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Chris Sheban  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Illustrator




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Sheban lives in Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

Chris Sheban is an artist and illustrator. He grew up in Boardman, Ohio and attended Kent State University in 1976. After two additional years of graduate work, he moved to Perugia, Italy where he worked for a year as a graphic designer and part-time illustrator. He now lives in Chicago. Sheban's work has appeared in ''PRINT'' magazine, ''Step-by-Step Graphics'', and numerous Communication Arts Illustration Annuals. He’s been awarded three Gold and three Silver medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York. He also created the illustration cover for Kate DiCamillo's book, ''Because of Winn-Dixie''.

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