Kirbi Fagan is a Metro Detroit based illustrator who specializes in creating art for book covers and comics. Her illustrations are known for their magical themes, nostalgic mood and feminine heroines. She received her bachelorโ€™s degree in Illustration from Kendall College of Art and Design. 

Kirbi is passionate about participating in the illustration community both online and at large. Currently, she teaches illustration at College for Creative Studies in Downtown Detroit. Kirbi's work has been acknowledged by organizations such as Spectrum, Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles and New York, ImagineFX and the International Writers & Illustrators of the Future. Recent clients include, Orbit Books, Marvel, Stone Arch Books and Dark Horse Comics. When not painting, Kirbi enjoys writing stories, spending time with her family and rollerblading with her dogs, Sophie and Maisey.


Jack Gaughan Award for Best Emerging Artist 2017

Muddy Color Rising Star 2017

ArtOrder - Reckless Deck Challenge

Muddy Color's Rising Star 2014 - Runner up

International Writers & Illustrators of the Future Winner

Creative Outlook Cover Contest Winner


Imagine FX "Artist of the Month"  Dec. 2015

Los Angeles Society of Illustrators 54th Annual

New York Society of Illustrators "Point of Visions" Celebrating Female Artists in Fantasy and Science Fiction

Infected by Art Volume 3


Society of Children Books Writers and Illustrators Michigan Mentorship Program

6 Days of BAIT: Kirbi Fagan, an Unexpected shining moment in life and literature.

Elusive Muse

Imagine FX