Eric Velasquez

Eric Velasquez earned his BFA from the School of Visual Arts. As a freelance illustrator, he has a body of work that includes over three hundred book jackets and interior illustrations as well as several picture books. He has also written and illustrated his own book, Grandma's Records. The son of Afro-Puerto Rican parents, he was born in Spanish Harlem, grew up in Harlem, and now lives and works in Hartsdale, New York.