COVER REVEAL – “Still Stace”

Friends!! I am SO EXCITED to finally share the updated and official cover for my YA illustrated memoir, “Still Stace”!! I feel like I have been sitting on this for years! (It’s been a few weeks. I no longer understand time post-quarantine.) Beaming Books is publishing my book on October 19th, 2021. It is availableContinue reading “COVER REVEAL – “Still Stace””

Rainbow Boy – in my hands!

SHEESH this was so exciting to open with my kids! My #illustrator copies of #RainbowBoy came today! Can’t wait for the world to get theirs Jan 19th!! 🎉❤️🌈 @BeamingBooksMN @TaylorRouanzion #kidlit #queerkidlit #picturebook #lgbtqartist pic.twitter.com/qCEm78GQI1 — Stacey Chomiak (@stacerchomiak) January 9, 2021 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js THIS was a GREAT. MOMENT. I received my illustrator copies of RAINBOWContinue reading “Rainbow Boy – in my hands!”

Rainbow Boy’s almost here!

It feels like yesterday when my agent Claire sent me the first email about Rainbow Boy. Beaming Books was publishing it, and looking for an illustrator – and they were hoping I would be interested in doing it. A picture book about a gender non-conforming boy who loves tutus AND basketball? What’s not to like?!??!Continue reading “Rainbow Boy’s almost here!”

Buy art for Christmas!

Whew, this year is gonna be a liiiiiittle different for Christmas shopping, amiright?? Or maybe you already did all your shopping online, so no change for you. Either way, it’s my artist duty to remind you that art makes a nice gift! I have a bunch of my original illustrations and poster designs up forContinue reading “Buy art for Christmas!”

Queer colouring pages!

I did something fun with OutChristian – an awesome organization that works to connect LGBTQ people of faith! They asked me if I would want to design & draw some queer-themed colouring pages, to remind us all that we will once again be able to gather with friends in our communities. Of course, I neverContinue reading “Queer colouring pages!”

BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT!

Friends, I can’t believe I get to announce this dream come true. If you don’t mind indulging me, I will give you a quick timeline of how I got here: I have always wanted to do a project combining my art and faith journey as a gay Christian. In late 2018 I thought of doingContinue reading “BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT!”

“Rainbow Boy” book announcement

Friends, I have some exciting news! With the help of my agent Claire at The Bent Agency, I’ve been hired by Beaming Books to illustrate a really adorable picture book entitled “Rainbow Boy” (written by Taylor Rouanzion)! I’ve been working on it for a little while, but it was officially announced this week in Publisher’sContinue reading ““Rainbow Boy” book announcement”

“Dear Younger (gay) Me” Book Update

MARCH 2020 UPDATE: We accepted a book deal from Beaming Books and it was announced on March 5, 2020! Details below: https://staceychomiak.com/2020/03/24/announcing-a-dream-come-true/ My agent Claire and I have been working hard on this for the last few weeks, and hopefully soon I will have more news to share! This project has just poured out ofContinue reading ““Dear Younger (gay) Me” Book Update”

LGBTQ Story Illustrations for OnePioneer

I was asked to illustrate a little story for this great organization OnePioneer, who gives LGBTQ+ kids the same experience at camps as the other kids. Growing up in a very conservative Christian summer camp [which I loved!], I understand how important this is, especially now. To read the full story written by Michelle Dowling andContinue reading “LGBTQ Story Illustrations for OnePioneer”

Exciting news – I got an agent!

Friends, I have some really exciting news! A couple years ago, after listening to a particularly motivating Super Soul Sunday, the message was “If you can dream it, you can achieve it.” So I went into my office, and wrote these three dreams that were hidden in my heart on a piece of paper: 1Continue reading “Exciting news – I got an agent!”