ABOUT

ABOUT

Cory Godbey creates fanciful illustrations for picture books, covers, comics, animated shorts, and films.

From commercials to documentary films, Cory has worked with a wide ranging series of subjects and styles to create thoughtful, engaging, and award-winning art and animation for over a decade.

His work has been featured in a variety of esteemed annuals and publications including ImagineFX, The Society of Illustrators, and Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art.

He enjoys meeting new creatures and hikes through twisting paths with friends.

Cory lives with his wife, son, and a pack of stray cats in South Carolina.

For project inquiries, contact cory@corygodbey.com

SELECTED CLIENTS 

  • HarperCollins
  • Random House
  • Simon & Schuster
  • Disney Publishing
  • The Jim Henson Company
  • Archaia
  • Penguin
  • Oxford Univeristy Press
  • Prudential
  • Mayfair Games  
  • Nintendo of America  
  • Documentary Film Program
  • Microsoft  
  • Highlights for Kids

AWARDS & HONORS

  • Diamond Gem Award - Trade Book of the Year - LABYRINTH TALES. 2016
  • Works accepted into Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. 2016
  • Pewter Plate Illustration Award - Highlights for Kids. 2015
  • Invited to join Muddy Colors as a regular contributor. 2015
  • Works accepted into Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantastic Art. 2015
  • Invited to join the panel of judges for Spectrum 21. 2014
  • Gold Award from Spectrum Fantastic Art - Spectrum 20, 2013
  • Invited to join The Society of Illustrators chairty art auction MicroVisions 8. 2013
  • Works accepted into Exposé 11. 2013
  • Invited guest at FaerieCon. 2013
  • Excellence in Fantasy - Exposé 10, 2012
  • Yad Vashem Chairman’s Award For Artistic Achievement - The Last Flight of Petr Ginz, 2012
  • Invited guest at CTN Animation Expo. 2012
  • Invited guest at FaerieCon. 2012
  • Invited to speak at The United Nation's Holocaust Programme. 2012
  • Invited to speak at The JAX Film Festival. 2012
  • Invited to speak at AJFF Film Festival. 2012
  • Work accepted into The Society of Illustrators Annual 55. 2012
  • Works accepted into Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantasic Art. 2012
  • Work accepted into Spectrum: The Best in Contemporary Fantasic Art. 2011
  • Work accepted into The Society of Illustrators Annual 54. 2011
  • Invited guest at FaerieCon. 2011
  • Guest curated the Gallery Nucleus show Terrible Yellow Eyes. 2009
  • Work accepted into d'artiste: Digital Painting 2. Don Seegmiller Invited Artist Gallery. 2008
  • Works accepted into The Society of Illustrators Annual 50. 2007

Cory seeks to tell stories with his work. He also likes to draw monsters.