Karen Erasmus has been a freelance illustrator for 5 years. She has illustrated 12 picture books as well as material for the private and education sector. She lives on the Mornington Peninsula, Victoria with her busy family and pets. Before illustrating Karen was a Primary School Teacher for many years where she developed a passion for inspiring and teaching children with picture books. When she isn’t drawing and painting, Karen is a keen cyclist and enjoys visiting the city, especially the abundance of art galleries and laneways.
Karen still enjoys teaching privately at Oak Hill Gallery in Mornington and is always keen to visit schools.