Marc Rosenthal

Marc Rosenthal - Kindness Heals
Image Credit
Marc Rosenthal, Kindness Heals, 2021.
Digital. Collection of the artist.
©2021 Marc Rosenthal. All rights reserved.


Marc Rosenthal is the New York Times bestselling illustrator of many books for children, including Small Walt by Elizabeth Verdick; the Bobo series by Eileen Rosenthal; The Straight Line Wonder by Mem Fox; All You Need is Love by Paul McCartney, and Phooey! and Archie and the Pirates, which he wrote. Marc’s illustrations are seen regularly in The New YorkerTimeForbesFortuneThe AtlanticThe New York TimesThe Boston Globe, The Washington Post, and others. He was the sole illustrator for National Geographic’s Smithsonian traveling exhibition, Where On Earth.

An educator as well, Mark has taught illustration at The Rhode Island School of Design, including a course called The Designed Image, which focused on conceptual illustration, as well as packaging, narrative art, and sequential art, masterful and essential aspects of his practice. Flotsam and Jetsam, Ants in Your Pants in France, What’s Dat? and Convergence are among his humorous illustrated comics. Marc has also lectured and offered workshops at Norman Rockwell Museum, The Rhode Island School of Design, Maryland Institute College of Art, Savannah College of Art and Design, and Design Madison in Madison Wisconsin. In addition, he has received numerous awards for his work from Print, Communication Arts, The Society of Illustrators, The Parent’s Choice Award, and The Art Directors Club.