Cory Godbey is an American illustrator based in South Carolina. He has worked on David Petersen’s Mouse Guard, the award-winning documentary film The Last Flight of Petr Ginz, contributed to the award-winning Flight anthologies and is a member of fantasy art collective Muddy Colors.
Like many children, Godbey just loved to draw. When he was a little older, he majored in art in college but did not go to an art school. Self-motivated and largely self-taught, he would learn from his friends, Maurice Sendak, Peter de Sève, Carter Goodrich, and Golden Age Illustrators.