Sarajo Frieden is an artist and illlustrator based in Los Angeles. She works from a studio that borders Thai Town, Little Armenia and Koreatown, with Guatemalan and Salvadoran bakeries nearby. Her work is influenced by the diverse communities of the California Pacific Rim where she grew up. She has participated in exhibitions both nationally and internationally, including in Los Angeles, New York, Melbourne and Rome. Worldwide travels provide inspiration for her award-winning work.

Commissions for a variety of national and international clients appear frequently in books, CDs, cards, television commercials, packaging, on textiles, bedding and soft toys. A partial client list includes Boston Globe, Chronicle Books, City of Hope, Doyle Partners, Galison, Gourmet, Graphique de France, Harper Collins, Houghton Mifflin, Klutz Press, Land of Nod, Leo Burnett, LA TImes, New York Times, New Yorker, Old Navy, Priceline, Scholastic, Time Magazine, and the Village Voice.

She teaches at Otis College of Art and Design, and was a recent recipient of the Zeta Orionis Fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center. She divides her time between her artwork and illustration commissions.

Her paintings, collages and art work can be found at www.sarajofrieden.net

For information regarding illustration commissions and licensing, please contact her agents at: Lilla Rogers Studio