Book Karnjanakit



aka Koobta (She/They)

Book is a cartoonist and illustrator originally from Bangkok, now living in Baltimore. Her frequently used media include watercolor, pencil color, collage, and digital.

She recently earned an MFA in Illustration Practice at Maryland Institute College of Art. Every day she is still learning and unlearning about gender, sexuality, social justice, and cultural differences.
Her free time is often spent watching birds, thinking silly thoughts, exploring the city, and eating yummy food.

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Awards & Acknowledgement
2021    Merit Awards from iJungle Illustration Awards

2021    Studio fellowship at the Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower

2021    World Illustration Award Shortlist

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021    The Big Show, Creative Alliance | Baltimore, MD
2020    The Big Show, Creative Alliance | Baltimore, MD
2020    Unnatural Causes: Art of a Critical Nature exhibition,
            Carroll Mansion | Baltimore, MD