Kirbi Fagan is a Metro Detroit-based illustrator, writer, and maker who specializes in creating art for readers. She is recognized for her cover art in Adult, YA, and Middle-Grade fiction as well as her numerous covers for comic books on projects such as Black Panther/Shuri and Firefly.
Kirbi’s work is directly inspired by her experiences as an artist with chronic illness. Arts and crafts were first introduced to her as a child to cope with being disabled. Later, she became serious about her hobbies and was traditionally trained as an oil painter earning her bachelor’s degree in Illustration from Kendall College of Art and Design. Currently, she works in mixed media techniques including digital drawing tools.