About the Illustrator: Carl Grauer
Carl Grauer is a painter based in Poughkeepsie, NY, in the beautiful Hudson Valley. He primarily works in oil, painting figure based contemporary realistic paintings and offers portrait commissions. He spent two years in London studying figurative and portrait painting with several studios and garnered success showing work internationally, including being shortlisted for the 2015 Wells Art Contemporary Award in the UK and exhibiting with the Royal Society of Portrait Painters in London. Currently, he is showing with several galleries throughout the Hudson Valley including Carrie Haddad in Hudson, NY.