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Eric Orchard

Eric Orchard grew up in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Orchard began illustrating in grade school before going on to study painting and art history at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. He has illustrated three picturebooks, as well as the web comic Harry and Silvio.

Awards and Honours: 

Silver Award for Comics, Spectrum 17: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art, 2010; Fenner, A., and Fenner, C., eds. Spectrum17: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. Nevada City, CA: Underwood Books, 2010; Fenner, A., and Fenner, C., eds. Spectrum16: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. Nevada City, CA: Underwood Books, 2009; Mayor’s Award for Excellence in Book Illustration (Halifax, NS), 2009; Nominated for the Lillian B. Shepherd Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration, 2009; Society of Illustrators Annual Exhibition, 2008; Totoro Forest Project charity auction, 2009

Principal Residences: 

Halifax, NS; Toronto, ON