The Studio of Chris Silas Neal
The Pencil Factory
61 Greenpoint Ave. #410
Brooklyn, NY 11222

 

Chris Silas Neal is an artist and illustrator whose work has been commisioned by a variety of magazines, book publishers and television. His first picture book, Over and Under the Snow, with author Kate Messner was praised for it's "stunning retro-style illustrations" (New York Times), was a 2011 New York Times's Editor's Choice and won an E.B. White Honor Award in 2012. Neal recently directed short animated videos for both Kate Spade and Anthropologie and was awarded a medal from the Society of Illustrators for his work in motion graphics. Neal exhibits drawings at various galleries and speaks at events across the country and abroad. He currently works and lives in Brooklyn and teaches Illustration at Pratt Institute.

Selected Press
Feature article about first Picture Book, 2011 

 

Interview about work and studio, 2011 

 

Putting Pen to Paper Until Something Good Comes Out, 2009  

 

Documents 21 Brooklyn artists, Lines and Shapes, Lena Corwin, 2010  

 

Interview by Sam Weber, 2009  

 

Print, New Visual Artists, 2006  

 

Brief note about book design work, 2012 

 

Brief note about illustration and type, 2010 

 

Partial Client List
Kate Spade, The New Yorker, FSG, Knopf, Random House, Sub Pop Records, Penguin Books, Nickelodeon, Anthropologie, AmTrak, DDB, Texas Monthly, Rolling Stone, The New York Times, The Fillmore, Time Magazine, Newsweek, Dwell, Travel and Leisure, Flaunt, Paper, TBWA/Chiat/Day, The National Geographic