Megan Cash - Visiting Instructor
Megan CashVisiting Instructor
UG Communications Design
Steuben Hall 4
13/FA-COMD-431-01 Kids Stuff: Creating Projects for Children
14/SP-COMD-431-01 Kids Stuff: Creating Projects for Children
A graduate from Pratt’s ComD department, Megan is equally as comfortable creating logos as she is drawing baby animals.
Megan has designed books for Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and Scholastic, logos for L’Oreal and Nickelodeon on-air, promotional materials for The Big Apple Circus and DuPont, ads for Elektra Entertainment and They Might Be Giants, posters for the Children’s Museum of Manhattan and WNYC. She has also created identities for retail stores, restaurants and performance spaces.
Megan’s illustrations have appeared on toys, products, packages and posters as well as in numerous magazines and children’s museum exhibits. Clients include: Disney, Barnes & Noble, Simon & Schuster, Silicon Graphics, Pfizer, Amercan Express, Fortune, the Connecticut Science Center, the Brooklyn Children’s Museum. Megan was a contributing editor for Nick Jr magazine from 2001-2005.
She has illustrated numerous children’s books, including a series created with cartoonist Mark Newgarden. Their bookBow-Wow Bugs a Bug, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007, received a number of honors including: the Society of Illustrators Original Gold Medal; the Buckeye Children’s Book Award 2009; Top 10 picture books of 2007 by Amazon.com; Best comics of 2007 by The Comics Journal; Junior Library Guild Premier Selection and numerous starred reviews. In 2009, four of their books were exhibited at the Picasso Museum in Lucerne, Switzerland. Megan’s book What Makes the Seasons?, Viking, 2003 was turned into an exhibit at the Discovery Gateway children’s museum.
Megan has authored/co-authored 9 children’s books and has 2 more in pre-publication.
She has designed die-cut cards for the Museum of Modern Art and lots of cut paper activities for Nick Jr magazine.