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Advocate Art’s Erin Tisdel’s Most Memorable Projects of 2022

Published on 06/05/2024

Last year was a wonderful year for our agencies! They worked on so many fantastic projects, from books to clothing, to tarot cards, and more. As we look ahead to 2023, we wanted to wrap up 2022 with some of the agency’s most memorable projects. It’s not easy narrowing it down, but here are Advocate Art agent, Erin Tisdel’s most memorable projects of 2022.

1. Stella the Brave 

Illustrator: Nathalia Rivera

Publisher: DaySpring

“This book is Nathalia’s first published work, and it is beautiful!”

2. A Costume for Charly

Illustrator: Alejandra Barajas

Publisher: Beaming Books

“It is great to see a children’s book with a non-binary main character, I felt it was an important project, and I am so happy I got to be a part of it.”

3. Search for the Astral Dragon

Illustrator: Laura Tolton

Publisher: Tyndale

“It was so great to work on a YA cover like this. I hope to do more projects like this in the future!”

4. Discover Graphics: Global Folktales Series

Illustrators: Arief PutraAntonella FantFabiana Faiallo, and Cesar Samaniego

Publisher: Capstone

“This project is a graphic novel series aimed at a young audience that tells folktales from different cultures. This was the youngest graphic novel project I have worked on and gave multiple of our illustrators the chance to try paneling.”

5. Black Swans

Illustrator: Sawyer Cloud

Publisher: Sunbird Books

“This was an amazing non-fiction story about six Black dancers breaking into ballet! It was also a pleasure to work with Sawyer, who is one of my closest illustrators, who has many more exciting projects coming soon!”

The ITSme Society is a collective of top creative agencies that represent award-winning talent worldwide. The ITSme Society agencies represent illustrators and writers across 7 agencies: Advocate Art, Astound US Inc, Illo Agency, Artistique, Yeon, CWLA, and Collaborate.

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