My name is Andrés Vera Martínez. To hear a story about my name and how to pronounce it go here.

I’m an illustrator and educator. I work in Editorial Illustration, Children’s Books, Comics, and Advertising.

Born in Lamesa, Texas, raised in Austin, I now live and work in New England with my wife, daughter, son, and two cats.

My clients include The New York Times, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, CBS/Showtime, and ESPN, and my work has been recognized by The Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, 3x3, Junior Library Guild, Slate Cartoonist Studio, School Library Journal, Horn Book Magazine, NPR, and The New York Times.

To find out more about my background and how I work, please visit these links

American Illustration DART: Q&A 
Interview with Queens College  
School Library Journal Interview: A Child’s Eye-View of China
“Growing Up With Graphics” Graphic Novel Panel at Poltics & Prose, Washington, DC Inside The Graphic Novel Boom” Kojo Namdi Radio Show
The Beat: News on Comic Culture

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