Check out my instagram posts for WIP sketches for an upcoming book about birds, written by Etta Kaner with OWL KIDS BOOKS - to be released in spring 2022!


Ph: 613-501-3822         


Thanks for dropping by! I live in Ottawa, Ontario with my husband and our two cats, Myla and Snooli.  I've had the pleasure of creating illustrations for books, magazines, cover art, posters, museum exhibits, and the film industry.


Awards & Honours include:


2020 Interview: Interview with Illustrator June Steube on Rhys Keller's 'Words that Show the Way'

2020 Interview: June Steube on the Art and Science of Nature Illustration: L.E. Carmichael 'Life, the Universe and Everything'

2019 Canada East SCBWI Illustration Portfolio People's Choice Award

2019 2nd Place Canada East SCBWI Rising Kite Diversity Scholarship

2019 2nd Place Brightness Magazine Annual Illustration Awards: Book Category

2019 Article:  June Steube, A Close Connection to Nature, Brightness Magazine Issue 14, 

2019 Honorable Mention Writing with the Stars Competition 

2018 Applied Arts Illustration Award

Merit Award, Directions Art Director's Club Toronto

Honorable Mentions, Canadian Association of Photographers and Illustrators 

Gold Orville Parks Award, Second Place and Honorable Mentions, Society of Medical Illustrators, Art in the Service of Science Exhibit, The Smithsonian, Washington DC



Clients include:


Owlkids Books

The Caterpillar Magazine

TriStar Motion Pictures

The Royal Canadian Mint

The Canadian Museum of Nature

Oxford University Press

Canada Post

Mercantile Bank

The Royal Ontario Museum

Key Porter Books

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC)

Macleans Magazine

Chatelaine Magazine

Canadian Living

McClelland and Stewart Publishers

Perot Museum Dallas Texas

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans

The National Research Council of Canada


All images ©2019 June Steube