Sue Todd
Toronto, Canada
Tel: 1-416-784-5313

A childhood fascination with words and pictures led Sue Todd to a career as a professional illustrator. After graduating from OCA (now OCADU) in Toronto, Sue took up lino carving, … Show more.

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Profile updated 1st October, 2022
Member since 8th November, 2011
3 x 3 Children's Show 2015 Merit, 3 x 3 Children's Show 2011 Bronze, 41st Creativity Awards Honorable Mention, 39th Creativity Awards Merit, 37th and 38th Creativity Awards Silver,…
Crown Publishing, Barnes & Noble, Pearson Education, Klutz Press, McClelland & Stewart, Scholastic Canada, MacmIllan Publishing, Ariel Publishing, Oxford University Press, American…
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Waterloo Busker Carnival - Sun Life Financial and the City of Waterloo commissioned me to create a logo for their annual busker carnival.... View Article
Construction hoarding for Altree Developments - I was commissioned by STEPS Public Art, in partnership with Altree Developments, to create art for a condomini... View Article
Whiskey Labels for Rabbit Hole Distillery - I had such a great time illustrating labels for a limited edition series of Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey by R... View Article
Salish Sea for Mud Bay Pet Supplies - I love cats and dogs, so it was a joy to create art for these packages for Mud Bay Pet Supplies. I worked clos... View Article
Caribbean Folktales for BJU Press - I love educational publishing because I learn something new every day! Folktales are my favourite and I have i... View Article
Predicting a Post-Pandemic Future for Cal Poly… I created five faux tarot cards for an article in Cal Poly magazine by Larry Pena and Gabby Fereira about ways... View Article
Who Needs a Forest Fire? for Terra Bella Books… Just in time for Earth Day is the birth of my latest picture book, “Who Needs a Forest Fire?” by Paula Hen... View Article
Why Diversity Matters for Litigation Magazine - The article titled ‘Why Diversity Matters’, in the Selection and Engagement of Outside Counsel: An... View Article
Feeding Tikal for Ask Magazine - I was commissioned to illustrate three spreads of art for a story about Mayan agriculture in the February 2020... View Article
Benin African Folktale for Read Ask Chat - I recently created five illustrations for the online educational publisher, Read Ask Chat. My linocut art depi... View Article
Featured Illustrator in Creative Boom Magazine… The January issue of online magazine, Creative Boom, features an article by Katy Cowan, “20 Exciting Ill... View Article
Brochure for the National Institute of Environ… The US NIEHS commissioned me to create illustrations for the online brochure, “Environment and Health A ... View Article
Waterloo Busker Carnival 2019 - It has been a joy to create art for the Waterloo Busker Carnival for more than twenty years. This Canadian fes... View Article
Year of the Pig - To celebrate the Year of the Pig, I created a mixed media illustration to send to clients and friends. The pig... View Article
Folktale for Cricket Magazine - I love folktales and it was a pleasure to illustrate The Tiger Son, A Tale From China. I was commissioned by C... View Article
Card Illustrations for Spin Master Games - In keeping with the Halloween season, a recent and favourite project for Spin Master Games involved creating 4... View Article
Book Cover: A Cage Without Bars - Second Story Press commissioned Sue Todd to illustrate the cover of A Cage Without Bars, a middle grade histor... View Article
Waterloo Busker Carnival 2018 - I have created art for the Waterloo Busker Carnival for more than ten years. It is one of my favourite assignm... View Article
The Wild Beast for Orca Book Publishers - I just received the cover art for my upcoming book, The Wild Beast, written by Eric Walters, published by Orca... View Article
Year of the Dog - This linocut image with digital colour is a personal work to celebrate the Lunar New Year. The Chinese Horosco... View Article
Day of the Dead - From my archives, a cover of Cricket magazine to celebrate Halloween and all things spooktacular. The Mexican ... View Article
Waterloo Busker Carnival 2017 - For many years I have been invited to contribute art to the Sun Life Waterloo Busker Carnival. It is always a ... View Article
Banner Healthmobile - The bus I illustrated is still driving around Phoenix, Arizona, making healthcare available to children from u... View Article
Forgotten Women of the New Testament - Franciscan Media commissioned Sue Todd to create three illustrations for a story in St. Anthony Messenger maga... View Article
Spotlight Artist: Sue Todd - How many years have you been a freelance illustrator? I have been a freelance illustrator for approximately 20... View Article
Orca Books launches An African Alphabet - This vibrant ABC book introduces babies and toddlers to the unique variety of animals found in Africa. An alph... View Article
Where’s My Bone? - Sue Todd was commissioned to create a maze activity for the March 2017 issue of Click magazine. This double pa... View Article
Black History Month - Sue Todd was commissioned by Andrew Perro Design to create a mockup of a stamp for Canada Post. To illustrate ... View Article
The Stations of the Cross, Pearson Canada - Sue Todd was commissioned by Word and Image Design to create 12 images representing the stations of the cross ... View Article
Christmas Holiday Images - In the spirit of the season, here are a selection of holiday images from Christmases past and present.... View Article
The Incredible Adventures of Mary Jane Mosquit… Sue Todd has illustrated a new picture book, THE INCREDIBLE ADVENTURES OF MARY JANE MOSQUITO. Tomson Highway&#... View Article
Where’s My Bed? - Sue Todd has designed and illustrated a maze activity spread appearing in the July/August issue of Click magaz... View Article
Cricket Magazine - I contributed three illustrations to the March 2016 issue of Cricket magazine for children. The story is a his... View Article
Society of Childrens Book Writers and Illustra… SCBWI has shortlisted my submission to the 2016 Bologna Children’s Book Fair. The art was originally com... View Article
Saints Flash Drives - Deo Gratias offered me an interesting commission recently, to design and illustrate 11 saints that were made i... View Article
Runaway Horses - I was commissioned to create the art for a recently released CD by Canadian singer/songwriter, Terry Watada. M... View Article
Illustration Award - Sue Todd has received Honorable Mention in the Best Chess Photojournalism category from the Chess Journalists ... View Article
3 x 3 Magazine - Sue Todd has received a Merit award in the upcoming 3 x 3 Illustration Directory. Four linocut illustrations f... View Article
Waterloo Busker Carnival - One of my favourite assignments of the year is the Sun Life Financial Waterloo Busker Carnival! Steampunk seem... View Article
Palm Sunday - Sue Todd was commissioned to create an illustration depicting the biblical story of Palm Sunday. This linocut ... View Article
Chinese New Year - This ram is no sheep. He comes into the new year bursting with enthusiasm and creativity. I created this linoc... View Article
Lift Every Voice and Sing, Cricket Magazine - Sue Todd was commissioned to illustrate a full page in the February 2015 issue of Cricket Magazine for childre... View Article
Steam! Taming the River Monster, Red Chair Pre… Hot off the presses is a new educational picture book published by Red Chair Press. Written by Wim Coleman and... View Article
Swift Wings, Scholastic Canada - Recently published by Scholastic Canada, a charming little story about a chimney swift who learns to conquer h... View Article
Christmas card - For my 2014 holiday greeting card, I repurposed an image from a series of Canadian animal icons that appeared ... View Article
2015 Weather Guide Calendar - Sue Todd has contributed 12 animals to the 2015 Weather Guide Calendar published by Andrews McMeel/Accord. The... View Article
3×3 Illustration Annual - Sue Todd has received a bronze award in the Children’s Show category of the 2012 “Three by Three I... View Article