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, recognition from the Educational Press Association, a Webby Award, and several Mom's Choice Book Awards. She is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators, the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, and the Children’s Literature Network.

She lives in Woodbury, a suburb of Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN.  She adores her husband, her two girls and two boys, lots and lots of coffee and her new pup, Bella.



Office Depot

Nature Made

Sterling Publishing


Innovative Kids

Baltimore Sun

Northeastern University

Seattle Monthly


Midwest Living Magazine


American Baby Magazine

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

Minnesota Historical Society Press


American Greetings

American Red Cross

Hartford Courant

Lerner Publishing


AAA Travel Magazine

Minneapolis Star Tribune

National Center for Youth Issues

Gartner Studios

Inside Counsel Magazine

St. Louis Magazine

Threads Magazine

Fort Wayne Monthly


Blue Cross Blue Shield Insurance

Maren Green Publishing

Williams Labadie

Key Porter Books

MN Women's Press

Shine Magazine

Paper Salon

Creative Memories

Jordana Paige Co

Encyclopedia Britannica

Multnomah Publishing

CTC Publishing

5th Avenue Financial

North Dakota State University

Minnesota State Fair

and more....