A.E. Kieren

is a freelance illustrator and performer.  He specializes in on-location illustration, for "sketch journalism" as well as for events and entertainment. Clients include Target, Entertainment Weekly, Billboard, Salvatore Ferragamo, Refinery Hotel, Sleep No More/McKittrick Hotel, MM&M, Johns Hopkins Magazine, The Dramatist, and Daily Front Row. 

He holds a BFA in Illustration from College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI and an MFA in Illustration as Visual Essay from School of Visual Arts in New York City. 

Mr. Kieren has many ambitions, including editorial illustration for magazines, book covers, theatre posters, wine labels, and more. If you wish to collaborate on these or any other sort of project, please e-mail

@aekieren on twitter and instagram