Francesca is an illustrator, born in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, grown in Minneapolis, and living in Seattle. She has created work for Target, 3M, Starbucks, Costco, Mead, JoAnn Fabric, Lunds & Byerlys, Jostens, Verdant Tea, The Stranger, and The Bradford Exchange. She has also taught at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and the College of Visual Arts. 

In her free time she enjoys drawing, painting, listening to podcasts, biking, tea drinking, restaurant patroning, and ardently adoring her favorite books and TV shows. She is extremely fond of comics.