Andrea Blinick is an artist and an art educator with a passion for children’s literature. After graduating from the OCAD with an illustration diploma, she went on to receive a Bachelor of Design through OCAD in conjunction with Thompson Rivers University and then pursued a Bachelor of Education at York University. Today Andrea lives in Toronto with her husband and two daughters, who often inspire the storytelling behind her art. She enjoys music, writing, comedy, and making a mess on her art table. Andrea contributed to 'A World of Mindfulness' By Erin Alladin, Pajama Press, in collaboration with 13 other artists. Andrea’s first picture book as sole illustrator will be published by Pajama Press in Spring 2021, it is titled 'Outside, You Notice' By Erin Alladin.