Steve Lavigne is an American Illustrator, born in Westbrook, Maine.
He joined Mirage Studios (home of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles), in 1985. Steve began by lettering TMNT comics and coloring graphic novels and covers. He later became Licensing Artist and Licensing Art Director.
Steve was the artist responsible for creating most of the officially licensed TMNT artwork seen on toy/video game/product packaging. He has produced art for Playmates, Burger King, Konami, Redbook Magazine and more.
Steve continues to do covers for IDW TMNT books and takes commissions regularly. He also own Shellback Artworks. Shellback Artworks is a Facebook page whereby fans can view current art projects, con schedule, purchase vintage & new comics/art/memorabilia and/or request commission work.