Stephen Gilpin has been working professionally as an illustrator since 2001. He’s illustrated numerous picture books, chapter books, graphic novels and illustrations for a host of clients including Disney/Hyperion, Simon and Schuster, Harper, MacMillan, Scholastic and others. Since 2016 he's done a regular comic strip page for Scout Life (Boys' Life) Magazine. Recent projects include graphic novel adaptations of Artemis Fowl, Artemis Fowl: The Arctic Incident, Artemis Fowl: The Infinity Code and Bunnicula. He currently lives in Gas, Kansas with his wife Jen, some kids, pets and chickens
Stephen is represented by the good folks at Shannon Associates.
Abilene ISD Mockingbird Award 2010 for The Three Cabritos written by Eric Kimmel and Illustrated by Stephen Gilpin
Comstock-Gág Read Aloud Book Award 2015 for What to Do When You're Sent to Your Room written by Ann Stott and illustrated by Stephen Gilpin (Candlewick Press). 2014
The Bill Martin Jr. Picture Book Award 2009 for How to Get a Gorilla Out of Your Bathtub written by John Hall and illustrated by Stephen Gilpin.
2010 Ignatz award for Outstanding Online Comic for the Lestrygonians.