Josh Tuininga is an illustrator, children’s book author, and creative director working in a broad range of mediums and disciplines. After graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where he studied fine art, animation, and technology, Josh returned to the Pacific Northwest and created a collaborative art and design agency, The Medium, www.the-medium.net.
Tuininga’s ’s work has received several awards, including the Communication Arts Award of Excellence in Illustration. His work has been published in numerous journals and magazines. In 2014 his first children’s book, Why Blue? was released by Xist Publishing. Josh lives in North Bend, Washington with his wife and twin daughters, who helped him convert a vintage Bluebird school bus into an art studio.