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Kaley McKean is an illustrator based in Toronto. She received her BDes in Illustration from the Ontario College of Art and Design in 2012, and since then has been working in the realms of editorial illustration, children’s publishing, and product design. 

Her work features bright, minimal colour palettes and hand-made textures. She is inspired by nature, folklore, and history.

Kaley lives in Toronto’s west end with her husband (who is also an illustrator) Nolan Pelletier and their dog Lindy.

Kaley is represented worldwide by Inkling Illustration

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Selected Client List:

DK Publishing / Nosy Crow / Macmillan / Chronicle Books / Storey Publishing / Usborne Books / Quarto Children’s Books / Nongfu Tea Pi / The New York Times / Aquila Magazine / Literati / Mudpuppy / Corporate Knights / Smithsonian / Petit Salamandre / Stanford Social Innovation Review / Variety / Middlebury Magazine / Topic.com / Reader’s Digest Canada / Upworthy / North99 / Avenue Magazine / Time Out New York / EmDash / Alcalde / Saint Mary’s Alumni Magazine / David Herbick Design / Joe Fresh / Cricket Magazine / Cottage Life / Leap Magazine / Baltimore Magazine / Beer Advocate / The Globe and Mail / Alberta Oil / This Magazine / Isthmus / Milwaukee Magazine / Honolulu Magazine / Spirituality and Health / Red Magazine / The Spruce / Lifewire / TripSavvy / The Balance

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