Ericka O’Rourke is a New Jersey and Maine-based artist, photographer and designer. Ericka holds a BFA from Mason Gross School of the Arts. Her career began in book publishing in the mid-90’s where Ericka worked as a designer for Bantam Doubleday Dell in New York City. She began to experiment with combining her art and photography digitally. Specializing in digital photo editing and image creation as well as book cover and design, she has worked on over 400 covers over the last 20+ plus years. Ericka has also worked as an art educator in ceramics, digital graphics, and painting. She currently divides her time between her home studios in NJ and Maine and works as an on-site freelance designer for Penguin Random House Publishing in New York City.
Penguin Random House, Scholastic, Simon & Schuster, Barnes & Noble, Hearst Publications, DK Ink, Princeton Internet Group, Reader's Digest, Woman's Day, Houghton Mifflin, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, Pierson Education, Children's Television Workshop, Sterling Publishing, Harper Collins, McDougal Little
Some of Ericka’s archived book covers can be viewed here.