Faith Pray is an author-illustrator from the Pacific Northwest who regularly wrangles four wildebeests and two cats. Faith is passionate about books, literacy and rainstorms. Her coffee cup is half-full. 

She especially loves working with pencils, watercolors and color sticks, with a dash of digital magic sprinkled on top.


coming soon! 

  • "the girl and the star," faith's debut picture book, set for publication in summer 2020 by random house

  • ”ONCE UPON A TIMELY,” by lynn parrish sutton, illustrated by faith pray, limited release in fall 2019 with kane miller books   


  • scbwi oregon portfolio award, may 2018

  • SCBWI Western Washington portfolio booster award, April 2017

    in print:

  • Illustrations in SCBWI "The Bulletin" Spring 2016 + Summer 2017

on display / installation:

  • salish coast elementary school library  

events & appearances:

  • 2018, 2019 - Prime time family reading, with washington humanities & jefferson county library : storyteller

  • 2016, 2017 - mock caldecott program with jefferson county library: facilitator