Shelley Esaak

Artist and Writer


B.A. in Illustration, Kendall College of Art and Design


  • Artist with experience in visual arts mediums and techniques.
  • Bachelor's degree in illustration


Shelley Esaak is a portrait artist, freelance illustrator and graphic designer, writer, and educator. She has hands-on experience with a host of visual arts mediums and techniques, all of which have caused her to empathize with the labors of other artists. She studied art at Kendall College of Design and the University of Michigan.


Shelley holds a bachelor's degree in illustration from Kendall College of Design and Graphic Design and an art history minor from the University of Michigan.

LiveAbout and Dotdash

LiveAbout is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. We know that time away from the stress of work and responsibilities at home is limited, and we want to help you make the most of those precious hours.

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