Fortune, Eric

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Fortune, Eric

Personal

Male. Education: Columbus College of Art and Design, graduated.

Addresses

Office—517 E. Tompkins St., Columbus, OH 43202.

Career

Illustrator and painter. Exhibitions: Works exhibited in Spectrum show, 2005, and Society of Illustrators shows, 2005, 2006.

Awards, Honors

Best of Show award, Blue Cube Art of Illustration competition.

Illustrator

James Howe, Bunnicula Meets Edgar Allan Crow, Atheneum (New York, NY), 2006.

Jodi Lynn Anderson, May Bird among the Stars, Atheneum (New York, NY), 2006.

Anne Ursu, The Shadow Thieves ("Cronus Chronicles" series), Atheneum (New York, NY), 2007.

Anne Ursu, The Siren Song ("Cronus Chronicles" series), Aladdin (New York, NY), 2007.

Contributor of illustrations to periodicals, including Spectrum 11.

Biographical and Critical Sources

PERIODICALS

Booklist, March 1, 2006, Holly Koelling, review of The Shadow Thieves, p. 94.

Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, May, 2006, Karen Coats, review of The Shadow Thieves, p. 426.

Horn Book, March-April, 2006, Anita L. Burkam, review of The Shadow Thieves, p. 197.

Kirkus Reviews, March 1, 2006, review of The Shadow Thieves, p. 241; September 15, 2006, review of May Bird among the Stars, p. 945.

School Library Journal, April, 2006, Lisa Marie Williams, review of The Shadow Thieves, p. 149; February, 2007, Elaine E. Knight, review of Bunnicula Meets Edgar Allan Crow, p. 118.

Tribune Books (Chicago, IL), February 26, 2006, Mary Harris Russell, review of The Shadow Thieves, p. 7.

Washington Post Book World, May 28, 2006, Elizabeth Ward, review of The Shadow Thieves, p. 11.

ONLINE

Art Department Blog,http://igallo.blogspot.com/ (August 15, 2007), interview with Fortune.

Donna Rosen Artists Representative Web site,http://www.donnarosenartists.com/ (August 17, 2007), "Eric Fortune."