Christopher Denise



Who is Christopher Denise?

Christopher Denise is the artist for two of Brian Jacques' Redwall picture books. He illustrated the picture books The Great Redwall Feast and A Redwall Winter's Tale. He also illustrated The Redwall Cookbook.

Denise was born in Ashland, Massachusetts, and raised in Ireland. After returning to the United States he attended St. Lawrence University before leaving to attend the Rhode Island School of Design. He began his artistic career illustrating textbooks and newspapers while a student at RISD. Denise's first book, a retelling of a Russian fairytale, was said by Publisher's Weekly to be "a stunning debut". In addition to illustrating books, he also does visual development work for animated feature films. He and his wife, children's author Anika Denise, lived in Providence, Rhode Island, prior to moving to Barrington, Rhode Island.

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  • Rhode Island School of Design
  • St. Lawrence University

on July 23, 2013


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