Michelle Kondrich is a commercial artist and animator specializing in editorial illustration and book cover illustration. She is also skilled at creating animated GIFs, storyboards, and whiteboard animation/video scribes. Her work gives a narrative feel to even the most conceptual ideas and she is passionate about telling her clients' stories in often surprising ways.
Michelle is the creator and host of Creative Playdate, a podcast for people pursuing creative careers while raising children.
Michelle was born and raised in rural Nebraska where she excelled at things like musical theater, the trumpet (she was first chair AND won the John Phillip Sousa award) and painting her high school's mascot (a bulldog) in tempera paint on local business windows during Homecoming.
In addition to illustration, Michelle enjoys cooking, sewing, and playing the banjo. She lives and works in the Washington, D.C. area with her husband and daughter.
You can purchase prints of her work here.
NBC News // TEDx // The Boston Globe // Allstate // Fidelity Charitable // NPR // AARP // FT Weekend Magazine // WBEZ Chicago // The Humane Society of the United States // Novartis // Blue Mountain Arts // McGarry Bowen // Prospect Magazine // PLANSPONSOR // The Writer’s Chronicle // Merck Pharmaceuticals // Cengage // DaVinci Wine // Workforce Management Magazine // HORIZON Organics // Village Voice // HOW Magazine