Lauren Castillo is of Cuban and Spanish descent. She studied illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art and received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She is the author and illustrator of more than twenty critically acclaimed picture books children’s books, including the 2015 Caldecott Honor winning book, Nana in the City. She currently resides in Harrisburg, PA.
For prints of Lauren’s work please visit her Etsy site here.