Rachelle Meyer was born in the state of Texas and spent most of her childhood with her nose in a book. Reading became the wellspring for her continuing passions in life: drawing, storytelling and traveling. She graduated with a degree in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin before working in New York … Read More
Rachelle Meyer was born in the state of Texas and spent most of her childhood with her nose in a book. Reading became the wellspring for her continuing passions in life: drawing, storytelling and traveling. She graduated with a degree in Studio Art from the University of Texas at Austin before working in New York City for eight years as a graphic artist. She has since moved to Europe and launched a successful career as an illustrator, specializing in children's books and editorial work. Her talents have been used to interpret the work of contemporary best-selling authors such as Dave Eggers (A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius), Audrey Niffenegger (The Time Traveler's Wife) and Nick Ortner (The Tapping Solution). She also writes and illustrates her own picture books and graphic novels. Rachelle is the co-founder of a creative collective called Therewise Enterprises (est. 2016) which produces artfully crafted books, limited-edition prints, and creatively generated digital content. She now lives in Amsterdam with her English husband, her Dutch son, and their two wild backyard bunnies.
Rachelle is available for new commissions and can also be booked for speaking engagements.
Clients include Harper Collins, De Vier Windstreken, Hinkler Books, Paddlepop Press, Sixpenny Magazine, LITographs, Ojoba Collective, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Rocket Star Press, DOLhouse Creaetive Agency, Uitgeverij Delubas, Kids Marketeers, Time Out Amsterdam, Pelican Magazines, Hay House Publishers, World Book Inc., Mouse Will Play, Syngenta Seeds, Sigma Kalon, Liz Claiborne Inc., Berenter, Greenhouse and Webster, Face Marketing London, Kiss Chase Records and The United Nations.
Her books include: Het Raadsel van de Papegaaien [Mystery of the Parrots], written by Renate Mamber (de Vier Windstreken); Rock Star Mom, written by Wendy Parnell (Rocket Star Press); Paniek in het dierenziekenhuis [Panic in the Animal Hospital], written by Ingrid Bilardie (Uitgeverij Delubas); and Mijn Grote Sprookjesboek [My Big Fairy Tale Book] published by Kid's Marketeers.
Her ongoing art project, Faces on the Ferry, is set to be launched as an installation on the NDSM Terrain in Amsterdam in May, 2019. Read Less