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 Her illustration of a dragon bridge won first place in the unpublished division in the NESCBWI poster showcase in 2012.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 at the Wedeman Gallery's "Picture a Story" exhibit, 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 recently illustrated her first picture book, Noodles' and Albie's Birthday Surprise, which is a 2018 Mom's Choice Gold Award Recipient. You can find it in the Books section of this website!
Paintings rendered in oil, pastel, watercolor, pen and ink, and colored pencil.