About
Sara Alfageeh

Represented by Charlie Olsen / InkWell Management

charlie@inkwellmanagement.com

Illustrator & Creative Director

Sword-Wielding, History-Loving, and Award-Winning Illustrator

Sara Alfageeh is a Jordanian-American illustrator and creative director in San Francisco. She is passionate about history, teaching, girls with swords, and the spaces where art and identity intersect. Her award-winning debut graphic novel SQUIRE is on shelves everywhere, and upcoming picture book NOT YET: THE STORY OF AN UNLIKELY SKATER is in the works. Sara is currently co-founder of One More Multiverse.

Education

Lesley University
College of Art + Design
BFA – Illustration

Select Clients + Credits

Scholastic
Google
Disney
Marvel
Abrams
Star Wars
Chronicle Books
NYU Game Center
BBC
Harvard
Hank Green

Awards

– Forbes 30 Under 30 in Games
– Harvey Award, Best Children or Young Adult Book
– New England Book Award, Best Young Adult Book
– Goodreads Choice Awards Nominee – Best Graphic Novels & Comics
– Forest of Reading Red Maple Award Nominee 2024
– Barnes and Noble’s Books Best Books of 2022
– Cybils Award Nominee – Best Young Adult Graphic Novel
– CBC Best Books of 2022 – Best Canadian Comics
– Selected by Atlanta, Tribeca, Cordillera, and Bronze Lens Film Festivals
– Society of Illustrators – Art Direction
– Spectrum: Best of Contemporary Fantastic Art
– Kingston-Mann Student Achievement Award for Diversity and Inclusion

Education

Lesley University
College of Art + Design
BFA – Illustration

Select Clients + Credits

Scholastic
Google
Disney
Marvel
Abrams
Star Wars
Chronicle Books
NYU Game Center
BBC
Harvard
Hank Green

Awards

– Forbes 30 Under 30 in Games
– Harvey Award, Best Children or Young Adult Book
– New England Book Award, Best Young Adult Book
– Goodreads Choice Awards Nominee – Best Graphic Novels & Comics
– Forest of Reading Red Maple Award Nominee 2024
– Barnes and Noble’s Books Best Books of 2022
– Cybils Award Nominee – Best Young Adult Graphic Novel
– CBC Best Books of 2022 – Best Canadian Comics
– Selected by Atlanta, Tribeca, Cordillera, and Bronze Lens Film Festivals
– Society of Illustrators – Art Direction
– Spectrum: Best of Contemporary Fantastic Art
– Kingston-Mann Student Achievement Award for Diversity and Inclusion

Education

Lesley University
College of Art + Design
BFA – Illustration

Select Clients + Credits

Scholastic
Google
Disney
Marvel
Abrams
Star Wars
Chronicle Books
NYU Game Center
BBC
Harvard
Hank Green

Awards

– Forbes 30 Under 30 in Games
– Harvey Award, Best Children or Young Adult Book
– New England Book Award, Best Young Adult Book
– Goodreads Choice Awards Nominee – Best Graphic Novels & Comics
– Forest of Reading Red Maple Award Nominee 2024
– Barnes and Noble’s Books Best Books of 2022
– Cybils Award Nominee – Best Young Adult Graphic Novel
– CBC Best Books of 2022 – Best Canadian Comics
– Selected by Atlanta, Tribeca, Cordillera, and Bronze Lens Film Festivals
– Society of Illustrators – Art Direction
– Spectrum: Best of Contemporary Fantastic Art
– Kingston-Mann Student Achievement Award for Diversity and Inclusion

I can be reached by placing a fresh cup of chai at dawn while humming out of tune, or by email at alfaillustration@gmail.com