Diana Sudyka Chicago
Diana Sudyka is an illustrator from Chicago. She got her start making screen-printed gig posters, but since has broadened to include book and editorial illustration, as well as her own paintings. Musicians that she has created work for include: Andrew Bird, St. Vincent, The Black Keys, and Iron & Wine. She has illustrated several volumes of the award winning children's book series "The Mysterious Benedict Society" by Trenton Lee Stewart, and is featured in Gigposters Volume 1: Rock Show Art of the 21st Century (Quirk Books), and Illustrators Unlimited The Essence of Contemporary Illustration (Gestalten Press). Recent shows of her work have included the Cotton Candy Machine in NYC in November 2013, and Antler in Portland, OR in July 2014. A deep interest in natural history informs her work, as well as traditional folk art, and the films of Hayao Miyazaki. . When she is not working in her studio she volunteers at the Field Museum of Natural History in the bird lab. More of her work can be seen at her blog The Tiny Aviary.