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Kelsey Cretcher

Kelsey Cretcher

Title Professor of Practice, CHair
Department Illustration
Phone 216.421.7000

Kelsey Cretcher is a professional illustrator, educator, and entrepreneur. Kelsey is primarily a digital artist with a specialization in vector artwork. Her work has been produced worldwide by clients including Tuesday Knight Games, Holme’s Applesauce, Zox, and more. Alongside her freelance endeavors, Kelsey operates her own online shop, selling her artwork to a global audience. Notably, her creations have been featured on platforms like BoardGameArena and Tabletopia. Sharing her expertise, Kelsey has been teaching as an adjunct and then lecturer at the Cleveland Institute of Art since 2017.

Her specialty is in vector illustration and design. Her game illustrations are featured on and

Degree BFA Illustration

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