Scott Menchin lives in New York. Studying at the Art Students League and then Pratt Institute, Scott went on to become an Art Director, working for the magazines How and Seven Days. After many years as an art director, Scott became an illustrator, working for Intel, Micosoft, Toyota, Time, Esquire, Wired, GQ, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal. In 2000 his children’s book Man Gave Names to All the Animals with text by Bob Dylan was published. Scott has illustrated award-winning picture books Wiggle, Bounce and Stretch for writer Doreen Cronin. With the publication of Taking a Bath with the Dog and Other Things that Make Me Happy, Scott made his debut as author and artist. It won the prestigious Christopher Award and Bank Street Best Children’s Book honor. In 2012 his book Riding in My Car was published based on the Woody Guthrie children’s song. He is now collaborating with The New Yorker artist and best selling children’s book illustrator Harry Bliss on his next book. Scott teaches at the Pratt Institute.
Colin M. Kelly (aka TOMMI GWEILO) is an illustrator, animator, and musician. Working primarily in animated GIFs and digital mediums, his Internet street art combines zine and video game sensibilities with cyberpunk social commentary and pop culture. His cartoon SJATGUTNGOIC will be showing at festivals and online throughout 2013. His work can be found on his website, tommigweilo.com, as well as on Tumblr. He received his BFA from Pratt Institute and lives in Brooklyn, New York.