Canadian artist Anita Kunz has been an internationally published artist for over three decades. She has produced interior and cover art for many magazines, including Rolling Stone, The New Yorker, Time, Newsweek, Vanity Fair, Atlantic Monthly and The New York Times Magazine.
She has lectured widely and taught numerous workshops in Canada, the US, and such far -lung places as Istanbul and India. She has received an Honorary Doctorate from the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto and a second Doctorate from MassArt College of Art and Design in Boston.
She has been appointed Officer of the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest civilian honor and also received the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal of Honor. She was recently inducted into the Museum of American Illustration Hall of Fame.
Her personal work involves social justice issues and animal welfare. She spends a lot of time with monkeys and has collaborated on paintings with a capuchin monkey and artist named Pockets Warhol. She lives in Toronto with one dog, four cats and one human.