Claire Lordon is an illustrator and designer living in Brooklyn, New York. She creates children's books, surface designs, murals, and greeting cards for a number of companies.

Her debut picture book, which she also wrote, called "Lorenzo the Pizza-Loving Lobster" (little bee books) is now available. She is a member of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI), the Children's Book Illustrator Group (CBIG), and 12x12.

Claire earned her BFA in illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design, with a focus in digital illustration, educational media, and surface design.

Claire’s work is inspired by her lifelong spirit for adventure, a love of the outdoors, and an enthusiasm for travel. She enjoys long distance running, hiking, and snowboarding.

Claire's work is made with a smile. Take a look at her work and prepare for a smile on your face and some joy in your heart.

For book and literary projects Claire is represented by

Jodell Sadler and Jill Corcoran of Jill Corcoran Literary Agency.

Claire is currently available for illustration job offers, freelance work, and licensing opportunities. E-mail her for more information.


  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Greeting Cards
  • Illustration
  • Pattern and Surface Design
  • Children's Book Illustration
  • Children's Book Writing

  • Connect


  • Lorenzo the Pizza-Loving Lobster (little bee books)     Summer 2016
  • Over at the Construction Site (Sterling) Words by Bill Wise     Spring 2018

  • Clients include

  • Felt
  • Big Bad Boo Studios
  • StoryTime
  • Team Epic
  • Open Me
  • Create Ur Plate
  • Fielding Nair International
  • Hostelling International - New York City
  • Rip van Wafels

  • Awards

  • Illustrator of the Month on the SCBWI website March 2015
  • Semi-finalist for the SCBWI 2015 Tomie dePalola Award