Carrie Hartman works as an illustrator, designer, and author. Her illustration work includes book illustration, editorial work, character designs for a nationally animated commercial, maps, greeting cards, advertising, work with animation studios, comic books, paper designs, identity and branding for companies, and murals. She has illustrated over twenty picture books. She has authored one book and is currently writing several of her own picture books.
Hartman's illustrations have appeared in New York Magazine, American Baby, Midwest Living, Seattle Monthly, Minneapolis–St. Paul Magazine, Hartford Courant, St. Louis Magazine, Star Tribune, and Baltimore Sun. Some of her clients include HGTV, American Greetings, Office Depot, Target, ING, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, MN Historical Society Press, Nature Made Vitamins, Sterling Publishing, Encyclopedia Britannica, Northeastern University, Lerner Publishing, the Minnesota State Fair, and more. Her work has received multiple industry awards including being honored by the Los Angeles Society of Illustrators, the top illustration award of excellence from the Association of Educational Publishers, and several Mom's Choice Awards for her children's book illustrations.