Elizabeth Sparg uses gouache and coloured pencil to create her playful and painterly illustrations. She lives in Durban, South Africa, and was selected as one of the winners in the 2021 Picture This! award for, then unpublished, illustrators. 
She has a BA degree in Fine Art, and Psychology(Hons) from UKZN, Pietermaritzburg and worked as a freelance graphic designer and website developer (From The Art Studio), from 2012, before concentrating on illustration. Her first picture book project was published in 2022.
Her illustration focus is largely on children's books (picture books and middle grade) and pattern design / art licensing.
2021 Picture This!