Artist Feature: Gary LaCoste

In this Artist Feature, the Directory of Illustration takes a look at cartoon characters of Gary LaCoste. Gary started his career 20 years ago working on game board and toy designs for clients including Hasbro, Nickelodeon, and Lego. His work specializes in child-friendly cartoons and caricatures stylized digitally as vectors.

About 10 years ago, Gary shifted his focus to include children’s publishing. Since then, he’s illustrated over 25 books and is also a regular contributor to many kids’ magazines including: Highlights, Time for Kids, Jack and Jill, and Clubhouse Jr.

Check out our curated sampling of Gary’s cover and character art below, and explore his portfolio for more illustrations!