Rebecca Guay began her
career in illustration after
graduating from Pratt Institute
in 1992. By the summer
of 1993 she was working
as a full time penciller for
series Black Orchid, as well as
painting trading cards
for both DC Comics and
Topps Inc and publishing
regularly with Cricket Magazine
and other children's publications.
After Black Orchid she
moved on to painted comics.
Rebecca Guay is een
in aquarel schilderen en illustratie
Ze is vooral bekend
voor haar werk in
opdracht van Magic:
The Gathering White Wolf
en DC Vertigo Comics,
hoewel ze ook werk
gedaan heeft voor
World of Warcraft TCG,
The Gathering (met inbegrip
van de role playing game
Dungeons & Dragons.
Ze ontving een graad in Illustratie uit het Pratt Institute
in New York City in 1992 en woont in Amhers, Massachusetts
met haar man en dochter.
Her list of graphic novels includes:
-The Serra Angel (Acclaim Comics 1995)
-Magic The Homelands (Acclaim Comics 1995)
-Sandman: The Book of Destiny- 1998
Eisner Award nominee (DC/Vertigo Comics)
-Veils (2000 DC/Vertigo Comics)
-Green Lantern:Emerald Nights (DC Comics 2001)
In 1995 she started illustrating for the popular
game Magic: The Gathering.
She has painted over 150 Magic cards,
and has been invited to travel to Japan, France,
Australia and throughout the United States
to sign cards and meet the players.
As well as being published extensively throughout
the fantasy gaming industry she has also
painted book covers for the work of
Ursula K Le Guin (the Earthsea Books),
Bruce Coville (the Unicorn Chronicles),
Jackie French Koller (The Keepers series),
Susan Fletcher and Dia Calhoun and others.
In 2003 her first children's book "Goddesses:
A World of Myth and Magic" was published
by Barefoot Books and received critical praise.
"Goddesses" was chosen as one of
the "Top Books for children 7-12" by BookSense
the year of its publication.
With the publication of "Goddesses",
Rebecca's illustration was acquired for gallery
representation by the R. Michelson,
joining the ranks of other gallery artists
Barry Moser, Jane Dyer,
Dr Seuss, Maurice Sendak, Mordicia Gerstein
and Trina Shart Hyman. "Ballet Stories"
(written By Jane Yolen,
and Heidi Stemple), her second picture book,
was published in 2004 by Barefoot Books.
Her work was chosen as "Best in Show"
at Gen Con in 2004,
and she was elected "Best Artist" in 2005
by InQuest Magazine's "Fan Choice Awards".
Her work has also been displayed at the
Society of Illustrators in NYC, and she will be
among the panel of judges this spring
for the 2007 student show.
Her most recent illustrated book "Muti's Necklace"
(written by Louis Hawes) was published in June 2006
by Houghton Mifflin. Currently she is working
Beauty and the Beast (Fernleigh Books), and
" B is for Ballet: A Dance Alphabet"
(written by principal dancer Sonia Rodriguez and
figure skater Kurt Browning) for Sleeping Bear Press.
This spring she will be starting "The Last Dragon",
with her friend Jane Yolen, to be published
by Vertigo Comics.
Rebecca lives with her husband Matthew Mitchell
and young daughter Vivian in Amhers, Massachusetts
She shares her studio (a renovated barn)
with her husband who is also an artist.