“Shipwreck Over Safety” Podcast

Earlier in January, I taped an episode of the podcast “Shipwreck Over Safety” with Dallas Verity & Blair Roberts. We had a great conversation about art, deconstructing our faith and sexuality. If that interests you, give it a listen! Available below, and also on Spotify & Apple podcasts.

LGBTQ Workshop Event UPDATE – Partnering with SheLoves!

Jan 22 UPDATE: GIVEAWAY! I’m going to sign a personalized Rainbow Boy for someone who comes tomorrow! I hope to see you there, grab your ticket before 10AM PST! You may have seen my post about recording a video workshop telling my gay Christian story, for a Christian conference, and then them dropping the LGBTQContinue reading “LGBTQ Workshop Event UPDATE – Partnering with SheLoves!”

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!”

“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”

My “Stranger Things” Golden Book

I love Netflix’s “Stranger Things”. Who doesn’t? And I love Golden Books. So I thought, why not combine them for a fun exercise?? I tried to work my way through Season 1 [with full-time work and a toddler], so I only made 10 pages so far. With the new baby coming, I will pause thisContinue reading “My “Stranger Things” Golden Book”

“Downside Up” book is for sale NOW!

This is exciting news for me! The book that my friend Peter Walker wrote, “Downside Up”, and I have illustrated for almost two years is for sale on Amazon NOW! It is also available in Barnes & Noble bookstores in the States! You can buy it Amazon.com or Amazon.ca 🙂 And if you like it,Continue reading ““Downside Up” book is for sale NOW!”

A Kids Book – Work in Progress

For quite a while now I have been working on illustrating a kids book with a friend of mine who has written one, and figured out all the publishing details. My life and work at the studio has kept me very busy and has made this project go very slowly…. but it is getting thereContinue reading “A Kids Book – Work in Progress”