about the illustrator

SOPHY NAESS is an artist, illustrator, printmaker, and teacher. Her artwork has appeared in TimeOut New York and American Express Black Ink magazine. She illustrated poet Elinor Nauen’s book My Marriage A to Z (Cincos Puntos Press).  Her own artist’s book, Color: A New Novel, has been met with critical acclaim. She lives in Brooklyn, New York. To learn more about her work, visit