Odessa Sawyer is an illustrator and doll maker from Santa Fe, New Mexico, where she resides with her husband and son. She works mainly in digital mixed media, utilizing digital and traditional painting. Her artwork has been seen in middle grade books, book covers, ad campaigns, posters, film and television projects and album covers.

Her client list includes: Random House, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, Capstone, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, HBO, Laika, Duck Studios, Coty Inc.,

Faceout Studio, McGraw Hill, Pearson Education, St. Mary's Press, Farrar Straus and Giroux, Original Poster Company, and Macmillan Publishers.

Her work has been published in Lurzer’s Archive as one of the 200 best illustrators worldwide for 2011 and 2014

Highly influenced by fantasy, fairy tales, fashion and classic horror, Odessa’s work celebrates a whimsical dreamy and vibrant quality.


All of her dolls are one-of-a-kind and made from mostly recycled fabrics.

contact her directly if interested in a private illustration commission or doll

Odessa Sawyer is an artist from Santa Fe, NM, working primarily in illustration, doll making, and children's books.

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