Jon Traves - Children's Picture Book Illustrator



the gist—
I am a person.
I learned to draw.
I kept drawing.
I became an illustrator.
I illustrated a picture book.


expanded version—
Jon is an illustrator who draws an imaginary world of jaunty animals in a studio in the trees. He runs a greeting card & illustration studio, established in 2011, with his frequent collaborator and wife, and briefly owned a gallery in Texas. His first picture book is Wander New York: Fitz in the City.


Jon is a member of SCBWI, the Society of Illustrators, and a board member of his local writers association, THPW.


View My Work

Check out my portfolio and more of my illustrations and hand-lettering at and in my Etsy shop.

Greeting card designs also licensed to Moonpig.