Tricia Zimic has been creating professional illustrations since 1984. She attended Parson School of Design for illustration where she studied with such masters as Maurice Sendak and Murray Tinkelman.

Tricia has worked as a young adult/children’s illustrator for Simon and Schuster, Tor/Macmillan, Viking Penguin, Scholastic Books, Berkley Books, Avon, Random House/Bantam Books, Dutton Books, Publications International Ltd., Troma Film Productions and Disney Films.

In addition to her illustration work, Tricia has received many awards for her fine art throughout the tri-state region. Tricia was recently published as a feature artist in Contemporary Wildlife Art by Cindy Coldiron. She sells her paintings, sculptures and etchings both privately and through galleries, including permanent representation at Berc’s Gallery downtown Maplewood, NJ. Her work can be found in the permanent collections of The New Jersey State Museum and The Morris Museum. You can view her fine art work at