Awards & Honors
2022 SCBWI March Draw This! Winner
Art Prompt "Bad Luck"
2020 Chicago/Midwest Emmy Award Nominee Outstanding Achievement for News Specialty Report/Series
2018 SCBWI October Draw This! Winner
Art Prompt "Girl Power"
2015 Illinois Broadcasters Assoc.
Silver Dome Award
Best TV Use of Graphic Design
About the Artist
Hi there! I'm NaShantá Fletcher, a Children's Book Illustrator, Graphic Artist, and Emmy Nominated visual storyteller. I'm a Chicago native, living in the suburbs with my husband, son, and cat. Previously, I worked in broadcast television for 17 years, most notably as a Graphic Artist for the WGN Morning News, and Graphic Design Manager for the national news network, NewsNation.
I recently illustrated two picture books for Scholastic (2021), written by author/musician Divinity Roxx. The books Happy & Healthy and Me + You are based on songs from Divinity's children's album Ready, Set, Go!
I'm an active member of the SCBWI (Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators). I also have a slice of life comic strip, Nash Sketches, that you can read for free on Webtoon Canvas.
For children's books, I'm represented by Lara Perkins of
Andrea Brown Literary Agency
Check out my latest Instagram posts below to see finished art and some work in progress pieces.
All designs and artwork created by NaShantá Fletcher. Content should not be used without permission.