Matt Faulkner

Freedom: Be who you are, Love who you love, Read what you want

December 1st at 8:00pm ET – December 8th at 8:00pm ET on eBay

Auction Items

Signed Original Color Study on Watercolor paper
Dimensions: 10.25 x 14.25 inches

Signed hardcover copy of Gajin, American Prisoner of War

Illustrator’s Biography

Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Matt Faulkner graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. With over 40 illustrated books to his credit, Matt enjoys working on projects both historical and fantastical in nature. His most recent author/illustrated graphic novel GAIJIN: AMERICAN PRISONER OF WAR (Disney/Hyperion) won the American Library Association’s  2015 Asian/Pacific award. His most recent works have included illustrations for Ruby Shamir’s WHAT’S THE BIG DEAL ABOUT picture book series (Philomel)- covering the First Ladies, Freedom, Elections and Americans in separate volumes. Matt has taught illustration and character design courses at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit and the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. He is married to author and children’s librarian, Kristen Remenar. They worked together to create the delightful picture book GROUNDHOG’S DILEMMA (Charlesbridge). They live with their family in the lower right hand corner of Michigan.

You can learn more about Matt on his website


The live auction will be from Wednesday December 1st @ 8pm – Wednesday December 8th @ 8pm ET on eBay. You can bid anytime during that week on eBay.

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Matt Faulkner
has generously donated his work to the Friends of the Ashland Public Library for our online Children’s Illustrators Art Auction, helping raise funds to support our library programs for all ages.