Stella East

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Stella Dorothy Loring East (born October 25, 1955) is a Canadian-Norwegian artist and illustrator. She has her education from Canada, United States, England and Norway. East has illustrated ten picturebooks since 1987. Her books have been published in Canada, USA, Norway, Denmark, Greece and Germany. She is both the author and illustrator of her latest book, Wolfcub Sim: Stories about the World Outside.

Stella East's paintings contain glowing colours, crisp details and a soft painterly naturalism. Her motives are often decorative, symbolic and slightly surrealistic.

Picturebooks
Illustrated books
  • Bibi behind the Bombs and the Burqua. (Bibi bak Bomber og Burqa) written by Berit Molander and illustrated by Stella East. Oslo: Norwegian Church Aid, 1994.
  • A Grandmother's Christmas Book for Children (Bestemors julebok for de små) Trine Kolderup Flaten, ed. and illustrated by Stella East. Bergen: Eide Publishers, 1992.
  • Oh, Christmas with Your Joy (Å, Jul med din glede) Trine Kolderup Flaten, ed. and illustrated by Stella East. Bergen: Eide Publishers, 1991.
  • The Ford and Other Stories (Forden og andre forteljingar) written by Marianne Havdal and illustrated by Stella East Oslo: Gyldendal Norsk Forlag, 1991.
  • The Railway Children (Jernbaneborna) written by Edith Nesbit and illustrated by Stella East (trans. Inger Margrethe Gaarder) Oslo: Bokklubbens Barn, 1988.

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