Sara DeLessio is a New York-based illustrator, designer, and wildlife enthusiast. She received her BFA in graphic design with a minor in biology from the State University of New York at New Paltz.

Sara creates illustrations to express her respect for the natural world while also striving to educate others about conservation science. She works primarily with pen and ink, watercolors, and digital media, but continues to explore other diverse techniques like digital fabrication and motion. She has created educational exhibits for SUNY New Paltz's biology department and has had solo exhibits in New Paltz, Manhattan, and the Hudson Valley.