Illustrations by James Firnhaber February 28, 2020 – Posted in: Books and Art, Content, Illustration

James Firnhaber is a young and rising freelance illustrator living in Philadelphia. His work has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post and Philly Magazine. Firnhaber influences include his love of mythology, magical realism and traditional animation.

Here is a sampling of his book-themed work.


Alice in Wonderland – created for a reading campaign



untitled – illustration based on the novel The Book Thief, 2018


untitled – completed for school assignment


Star Speaker, 2016


Curative AI Based on an article about Google Photos’ AI and it’s ability to curate emotionally moving slideshows, 2019
Lead image – untitled for school assigment
James Firnhaber’s Website / Tumblr
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