Cleonique Hilsaca is an illustrator from Honduras based in St. Louis, MO. Her professional work can be found in picture books, newspapers, magazines, board games and galleries. Though her work is primarily digital, she can be found painting watercolors in the wild.
Washington University in St. Louis
MFA Illustration & Visual Culture | Candidate

Savannah College of Art & Design
BFA Illustration | Minor Graphic Design

RESUME | CV​​​​​​​
Select Client List
Adobe · Twitter · Penguin Random House · Candlewick Press · Pow! Kids Books · Callisto Publishing · Storytime Magazine · Sesame Workshop · MTA Arts & Design · American Red Cross · Plansponsor · Scientific American · Il Corriere della Sera · Lake Coloring · Renegade Game Studios · Meitu
Awards and Honors
Sam Fox Ambassador Fellow
Bienal de Ilustración de Mexico | Winner
3X3 Professional Show | Merit and Honorable Mention
Spectrum Fantastic Art Volume 25, 26
Society of Illustrators of N.Y. 61, 64
SILA Illustration West 57 | Honorable Mention
Applied Arts Magazine | Young Blood Nominee
Chaos & Tranquility · WOWxWOW Gallery · Online
Multimatter · Giant Robot Gallery · Los Angeles, CA
Parabola · Des Lee Gallery · St. Louis, MO
P.S. 8 Show · Gallery Nucleus · Portland, OR
Off the Press Show · Gallery Nucleus · Atlanta, GA

Books & Games
Artisans of Splendent Vale by Nikki Valens | Renegade Games
Rat Fair by Leah Rose Kessler | Pow! Kids Books
Warm Blood by Josh Tierney | Buño Books
Thriving with Autism by Katie Cook | Rockridge Press
Inspired: Modern Art Designs | Temescal Press
Coming Soon
Dream Submarine by Charlotte Gunnufson | Candlewick Press
Sleep, Little Dozer by Diana Murray | Penguin Random House
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators 
Kansas Missouri Chapter