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Steven Salerno
Illustrator Steven Salerno is a graduate of Parsons School of Design (NYC) where he studied under notable instructors including famed author/illustrator Maurice Sendak (Where The Wild Things Are). Steven began his career in animation but soon afterwards switched to illustration full time.

At the very start of his long career in print illustration he created many drawings for the Op Ed Page of The New York Times. Over the years he has created thousands of illustrations for nearly 600 hundred different clients in advertising, magazines, product packaging, retail graphics, publishing, etc. Since 2000 he has also illustrated 25 children's picture books, including 4 as both author & illustrator.

See his illustration portfolios for editorial, advertising, his many picture books, client list, and list of published picture books at

Additionally, Steven has had a lifelong interest in the game of golf. Visit his on-line gallery which showcases his personal golf art images, all available as limited edition prints. These works are executed in a completely different style than his commercial illustrations, and include portraits of famous golfers, golf landscapes and golf graphics. See his golf art images at

Originally from Vermont, Steven lives and works in Manhattan (NYC).
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