Francis Vallejo is Detroit based American artist & illustrator. Vallejo has created artworks for a host of notable clients including Candlewick Press, Image Comics, The Folio Society, Snapple, VIBE, and Camelbak. He has shown in The Anchorage Museum, The Society of Illustrator’s Museum of American Illustration, Gallery Nucleus, and Pixar studios. Vallejo’s “Jazz Day,” written by Roxane Orgill and published by Candlewick Press, was the recipient of the 2016 Boston Globe Horn Book award for best Picture Book. His newest illustrated book “Anansi Boys” written by Neil Gaiman and published by The Folio Society won Spectrum Gold and the D&AD Pencil Award. He is an instructor at the College for Creative Studies