About Stephen Kroninger

Stephen Kroninger’s illustrations have appeared in nearly every major newspaper and magazine in the United States, as well as in many publications around the world.  

Kroninger's work was the subject of an exhibit at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the only time the museum devoted a one-person show to an illustrator. His art can be found in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, The Library of Congress and the National Portrait Gallery of the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C. among others.

Kroninger is also the author/illustrator of three award-winning children's books published by the Anne Schwartz imprint of Atheneum Books. His animation projects include a short film produced for Nickelodeon, which was selected for the Annecy International Animated Film Festival. Another, for Chris Rock, was a festival award-winner. Kroninger also created animation for an exhibit at the Whitney Museum of American Art. He has received gold medals, including the Stevan J Dohanas Award, from the Society of Illustrators.

Kroninger has participated in the Museum of Modern Art’s Family Education program and has lectured in MoMA’s Conversation with Contemporary Artist series. He also guest lectures at universities and art schools in the United States. He has been active in the metropolitan area in a wide range of education programs, from workshops in elementary schools to the Art Directors Club’s program for high school students.  He has been active in Scholastic’s program, serving both as a judge for and as a keynote speaker for their National Student Art & Writing Awards. He currently teaches at NYC's Parsons School of Design.

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