Dee Ardelean


Place of birth: New York, NY.

Currently living in: Queens, NY.

Train, bus, bike, or other: Train and sometimes bus - when all else fails, walking.

What’s the most important object in your studio? My Library.

Paper or plastic? Paper, it’s recyclable. 

Favourite project you have produced so far? I wrote and illustrated a Children’s Picture Book, “Pup a Series of Short Tails – The Cape”. It is currently available on Amazon.

What are you working on right now?  I’m currently working on the follow up book to “The Cape”, as well as an animation and educational app for the series.

Favourite food? Tough question, but if I had to choose one – Pizza.

Coffee or tea? Tea mostly.

What’s your earliest creative memory? Learning how to sketch trees with my Uncle, he was an artist and that was the first thing he taught me how to draw.

How do you prefer to spend your mornings? Sleeping, but the other part of me likes to make arrangements for tackling the day.



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Twitter: @DeeArdelean

Instagram: @deeardelean_artist