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Elena Kucharik

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Nationality  American
Education  Kent State University
Role  TV Program Creator

Name  Elena Kucharik
TV shows  The Care Bears
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Known for  Original artwork for Care Bears
Books  Bible for Little Hearts, The littlest bunny
Similar People  David H DePatie, Jean Chalopin, Andy Heyward, Billie Mae Richards, Dan Hennessey

Occupation  Children's illustrator

Elena Kucharik is a children's illustrator from the U.S., known for her artwork across the entire line of Care Bears items from the 1980s. She was co-creator of that franchise along with Linda Denham. Kucharik is also an illustrator of the Christian children's book series Little Blessings published by Tyndale House.

Kucharik was born in Cleveland, Ohio and received a bachelor's degree of Fine Arts from Kent State University.

Her Care Bears illustrations were the most detailed of all the illustrators who have worked on the franchise. As the lead Care Bears illustrator, Elena worked for American Greetings Corporation, who owns the trademark and her original art.

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Elena Kucharik Wikipedia


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