Laura Stitzel is an independent artist in Melbourne, Australia. She has been working as an illustrator, animator and author in Australia and Canada since 2008.
Laura is an illustrator of children’s books including Elliot Perlman’s The Adventures of Catvinkle (Penguin Random House), and her own picture book, Mr Mo Starts to Grow (Hachette Australia).
Her art has also appeared in many children’s television series over the past decade. She has contributed background art and character animation to programs such as the Emmy Award winning Peg Plus Cat, Disney’s Space Chicken’s in Space, Warner Bros’ Ginger Snaps and the world’s longest running children’s series, Arthur.
Laura completed Post Graduate study in Animation and Interactive Media at RMIT in Melbourne and studied classical drawing and painting at the New York Academy of Art.