Brittany Worsham is an illustrator and writer based in Chicago, Illinois. She recently partnered with the talented author Mark Dunn to celebrate the 20th anniversary of his cult-classic YA novel, Ella Minnow Pea. Currently, she is working alongside Jen Cullerton-Johnson to create an illustrated retelling of the Liberian Civil War and the rise of Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, a Nobel laureate and the first democratically elected woman president of an African nation.

Born and raised in Detroit, Michigan, Brittany was drawn to art at an early age. Her first art teacher was her mother who taught her figure drawing and painting. She specializes in using traditional mediums to create an air of child-like whimsy and wonder.

Stay tuned to learn more about her upcoming projects and events!

Recent Projects

Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center- Watercolor 2024

Gallery Show Dates- February 24 – April 14, 2024

“Morning Stretches,” 18×24, Watercolor

“Cayman Spirits,” 18×24, Watercolor

Union Street GallerySmall Works/Big Impressions

Gallery Show Dates- January 18th – February 10th, 2024

“Whisper,” 9×12, Watercolor

Oak Park Artisan Market

Market Date- January 27th, 2024


Untitled* Retelling of Liberian Civil War by Jen Cullerton-Johnson


*Current book project

Ella Minnow Pea by Mark Dunn

Penguin/Random House; Dzanc Publishing May 2023


C2E2- Chicago 2023

Artist Alley