After graduating from ArtCenter College of Design with honors in Illustration, Vivien Mildenberger packed up her pencils and moved with to a lovely farm just outside of Nashville, Tennessee. There she works on her illustrations, pottery, and other general magic-making. She loves illustrating for children most of all. Her work has been featured by publications such as New American Paintings and American Illustration. Publishing clients include Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, QuartoKids, Little Bee, Penguin and Macmillan/Henry Holt.
Longlisted for the AOI’s World Illustration Awards 2020 in the Children’s Publishing Category with ‘Weird Winter’ development work.
ALL IN A DROP Selected as a Sibert Honor Book, 2020
Selected for the New American Paintings Exhibition 2016, a juried exhibition-in-print — No. 127 Pacific Coast Issue.
Honored with the The American Illustration 35 Award, 2016