Chris Silas Neal is an artist based in New York. His work has been commissioned by a variety of publishers and featured on television. He illustrated the New York Times weekly column “Modern Love” for roughly two years and is a regular contributor to Real Simple Magazine. His book jackets and posters have been recognized by the AIGA and the Type Directors Club. His first picture book titled, Over and Under the Snow with author Kate Messner has just been released by Chronicle Books. He keeps a studio in an old pencil factory located in the Greenpoint section of Brooklyn.