Author & Illustrator

Loren Long


Loren Long grew up in Lexington, Kentucky. He pursued graduate-level studies at the American Academy of Art in Chicago after graduating with a BA in Graphic Design/Art Studio from the University of Kentucky. After graduation Long worked as an illustrator for a greeting card company in Cincinnati before beginning his career as a freelance illustrator.Since then, Long has received numerous accolades for his fluid WPA painting style. He has been awarded two gold medals from the Society of Illustrators in New York, and has been frequently selected for their annual exhibition and book. His work has also appeared in many other major annual exhibitions such as American Illustration, Communication Arts, Step By Step Graphics and Print.

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Ari Berk
Randall de Seve
Julie Fogliano
Matt De La Peña
Clement C. Moore
Barack Obama
David Shannon
David Gordon
Lisa Wheeler
Margaret Wise Brown

Book Dedications by Loren Long

  • For Virgil
    Someone Builds the Dream

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Margaret Wise Brown, Loren Long
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