Laura Stitzel is an independent artist in Melbourne, Australia. She has been working as an illustrator and 2D animator in Australia and Canada since 2008. Her work has appeared in Emmy winning episodes of Arthur and Peg + Cat, Disney's Space Chickens in Space, Warner Bros' Ginger Snaps and many more.
Laura is the author/illustrator of Mr Mo Starts to Grow (Hachette Australia) and the illustrator of Elliot Perlman's The Adventures of Catvinkle (Penguin Random House). Laura currently has titles with Hinkler Books, Affirm Press and Pretty Foundation. She was recently invited to create the covers for a release of 6 children's classic novels, including Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland and Wind in the Willows.
Laura has also illustrated and animated for a wide range of media including commercials, short films, print media and television series for all ages.
Laura completed Post Graduate study in Animation and Interactive Media at RMIT in Melbourne and studied classical drawing and painting at the New York Academy of Art.
'A little nonsense now and then, is relished by the wisest men’