Raised in Richmond, Virginia, illustrator and painter Sterling Hundley earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts in communication art and design from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1998.
His work has appeared in Communication Arts, American Illustration, Print, 3 × 3, Graphis, Step by Step Graphics, and in publications of the Society of Illustrators of Los Angeles, the Society of Publication Designers, and the New York Society of Illustrators. Clients have included Rolling Stone, Entertainment Weekly, The Atlantic, GQ, the New York Times, The New Yorker, the Los Angeles Times, Outside, Major League Baseball, Marvel, Scholastic, HarperCollins, Random House, Inc., Penguin Group (USA) Inc., and Knopf Publishers. Awards for his work include three gold and two silver medals from the New York Society of Illustrators. He also received gold and silver medals from the Illustrators Club of Washington DC, Maryland and Virginia.
Hundley is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication Arts at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia, and is one of five core instructors at the Illustration Academy. His studio and home are in Richmond, Virginia.