Carrie Hartman graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art & Design with her degree in Illustration. Her illustration work includes: editorial, children’s books and book illustration, character development, advertising, posters, greeting cards, comic books, stationary, and animation projects.  She is a member of the design faculty at MCAD, teaching in the illustration department.

Carrie has received several illustration awards from the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, the Association of Educational Publishers (AEP) award for the best illustrated children˙s book and recognition from the Educational Press Association.

Carrie is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators and the Children’s Literature Network.

Carrie lives in Woodbury, a suburb of Minneapolis/St. Paul, in the lovely state of Minnesota.  She loves her husband, her offspring, (two girls and and two boys), lots and lots of coffee and her new pup, Bella.




  New York Magazine    

 Office Depot     


 Nature Made     

 Federal Reserve Bank of Boston     


 Minnesota Historical Society Press    

 Sterling Publishing     

  American Greetings     

  Innovative Kids     

 American Red Cross

  Baltimore Sun     

  Hartford Courant     

 Northeastern University     

  Lerner Publishing     

  Seattle Monthly     


  Midwest Living     

 AAA Travel Magazine    

 National Center for Youth Issues     

  Minneapolis Star Tribune     

  Gartner Studios

  Inside Counsel Magazine     

 Shine Magazine     

 Paper Salon     

 St. Louis Magazine     

 Creative Memories     

 Threads Magazine

 Jordana Paige     

  Fort Wayne Monthly    

 Encyclopedia Britannica     


 Multnomah Publishing     

 Blue Cross Blue Shield

 CTC Publishing     

  Maren Green Publishing     

 5th Avenue Financial     

  Williams Labadie     


 Funky Casa

 Minnesota State Fair     

 Lancashire England Gardening Club     

 Key Porter Books     

and more....