Devotion began as a simple sketch book which quickly took on a life of its own. Early on in the process it became apparent that each image was part of a larger narrative; a story of loss, hope, and friendship. As a series, Devotion has won awards in Communication Arts, Creative Quarterly, American Illustration, Society of Illustrators, and 3x3 Magazine.

The Crossing by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The Crossing

Two Trees by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Two Trees

Climb Trees by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Climb Trees

In The Canopy by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

In the Canopy

The House We Built Together by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The House We Built Together

You, and Me by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

You, and Me

I See the Water by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

I See the Water

The River Rose by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The River Rose

Sing Me To Sleep by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Sing Me To Sleep

By The Water's Edge by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

By The Water's Edge

The Tides Receded by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The Tides Receded

The Lighthouse by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The Lighthouse

Today We Sail Away by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Today We Sail Away

The High Seas by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The High Seas

Off the Edge of the World by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Off the Edge of the World

Hide Me Within You by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Hide Me Within You

Lillian by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Lillian

When You Wake by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

When You Wake

The Spiral Galaxy by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The Spiral Galaxy

A Rose In Bloom by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

A Rose In Bloom

Concentric by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Concentric

Through the Forest and By the Sea by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Through the Forest and By the Sea

Lost in Space by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Lost in Space

Between Here and There by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Between Here and There

We Will Be Together Again by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

We Will Be Together Again

The Hummingbird

The Hummingbird

Among the Clouds by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Among the Clouds

You Found Me by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

You Found Me

The Bird in the Distance by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The Bird in the Distance

I Will Follow You Home by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

I Will Follow You Home

Pigeons by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Pigeons

The End of Autumn by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The End of Autumn

I Thought You Were Lost Forever by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

I Thought You Were Lost Forever

The Long Walk Home by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

The Long Walk Home

A Wing And A Prayer by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

A Wing And A Prayer

Winged Migration by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Winged Migration

Run by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Run

Jump by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Jump

I Am A Bird Now by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

I Am A Bird Now

Two Feathers by Chris Koehler. For more, visit chriskoehler.com!

Two Feathers

About

Chris Koehler is an award-winning artist and illustrator working out of San Francisco.

His work has been featured in such magazines as The Atlantic and Popular Science as well as international ad campaigns, packaging, and products. His illustrations have been recognized by Communication Arts, Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Spectrum, and 3x3.

In addition to being a freelance brush for hire, Chris is the artist behind the Z2 published comic "Legend." He teaches in the Illustration and MFA in Comics Programs at California College of the Arts and co-owns Sketchpad Gallery in San Francisco. He is also a part of the illustration collective Team Stardust. He can often be found hunched over a sketchbook in a coffee shop.

To read more, check out Chris's interview with Communication Arts.

Awards and Recognition

  • Spectrum 23
  • American Illustration 31
  • Communication Arts 52
  • Society of Illustrators 54
  • Creative Quarterly Journal 24
  • 3x3 Illustration Annual 8
  • 2011 AltWeekly Awards

Selected Clients

  • The Atlantic
  • Bloomberg Markets
  • Popular Science
  • Utne Reader
  • Variety
  • Wired
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Boston Globe
  • Washington Post
  • Writer's Digest
  • Molson-Coors
  • Computer World
  • OnEarth Magazine
  • SF Weekly

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