Joy Kolitsky grew up in Southern California and received a BFA in Illustration from Cal State, Long Beach in ’95. After that she worked in Los Angeles and then New York for various television animation studios doing character design and storyboarding. Her ink and watercolor illustrations have been seen in children’s books, comic anthologies, newspapers, and magazines. Joy also has a small greeting card company called Sugar Beet Press.¬†She now lives and works in Ocean City, NJ.

Clients: Ask Magazine, Spider Magazine, Penguin/Tarcher, Seven Stories Press, Big Guy Books, Top Shelf Comics, New York Times Book Review, New York Newsday, The Progressive, Wall Street Journal Op/Ed, American Lawyer Magazine, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Augenblick Studios, MTV Animation, Curious Pictures, Sony Pictures Animation, Klasky Csupo, Hanna Barbera