“Thea Kliros was born in New York City and currently lives there. She studied art at Bennington College in Vermont and at the Yale University School of Art and Design in New Haven, Connecticut. She began her career as a painter and worked on dioramas at the Natural History Museum in Washington, DC.
She then moved to Europe, lived in Spain and Switzerland for a number of years, continued to paint, exhibited, and gained experience as a freelance illustrator.
Her illustrations have been featured in magazines as diverse as The Economist and National Lampoon, but until the late eighties, she concentrated on fashion illustrations. These have appeared in numerous publications including Woman’s Wear Daily, Vogue, Seventeen and Good Housekeeping.”