Artists' Bios

Vicki Crain, Author

Vicki Crain works in the Marketing department at The Joffrey Ballet. She is a former dancer and teacher and spent many years as a Chicago-based freelance arts and culture writer focusing on dance. She holds a B.A. in English and is the author of the blog Rogue Ballerina.


Christoper Scott Bell, Illustrator

Christopher Scott Bell is a freelance illustrator who received his B.A. in Illustration from the American Academy of Art, Chicago. He has been an artist his entire life, but collaborating on The Furry Princess has been the catalyst for Chris to pursue his love of illustration as a career.