Milanka Reardon is co-Illustrator Coordinator for the New England Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. She is a graduate of the Children’s Book Illustration and the Natural Science Illustration Certificate programs at the Rhode Island School of Design. Her illustration of "A Beary Special Friend" won the R Michelson Galleries Emerging Artist Award at the NESCBWI 2016 conference. Her illustration of a dragon bridge won first place in the unpublished division in the NESCBWI poster showcase in 2012. Milanka's artwork has been displayed in the Warwick Museum of Art’s “Tell Me a Story” exhibit, at the Spring Bull Gallery in Newport, RI and at the R Michelson Galleries in Northampton, MA. She lives with her family in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. Milanka has recently illustrated her first picture book, Noodles' and Albie's Birthday Surprise, which you can find in the Books section of this website!
Paintings rendered in oil, pastel, watercolor, pen and ink, and colored pencil.