Reid Psaltis is an illustrator from the Pacific Northwest. Always interested in expressing an interest in animals through art, he majored in  oil painting at Western Washington University, completed the science illustration graduate program at California State University Monterey Bay, and interned in the exhibitions department at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Recent achievements include the publication of "The Order of Things: A Bestiary"  by Secret Acres Books and being awarded a grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council. Reid currently lives in Portland, Oregon where he works as a freelancer and manages a shared studio spaced called Magnetic North.

Reid's work has also been featured on Study Group ComicsThe Bear Deluxe, Trip City and Science Notes, and other publications. To keep up with news, new projects and process pictures you can follow Reid on Instagram (@trimetrodon).

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