Stephen Shaskan holds a BFA in Illustration from Rhode Island School of Design. Since graduating, and moving to Minnesota, Stephen has done freelance illustrations for advertising agencies, and poster designs for local bands, theater companies/productions and area events. Stephen has also worked with children, teaching art classes through the Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul Academy, and Minneapolis Public Schools. Since 2003 Stephen has worked in Early Childhood Education, and focused his art on children’s book illustrating. Stephen has been a member of SCBWI since 2005. Stephen’s first picture book A Dog is a Dog (Chronicle Books) came out in Fall 2011, and his second picture book The Three Triceratops Tuff (Beach Lane Books) came out in Spring 2013

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