Thursday, December 18, 2014

The Red Bicycle

Got my copies of
The Red Bicycle! I illustrated this for Kids Can Press-written by Jude Isabella (in both English and French)! Excited to see this in person, finally:)

Friday, November 21, 2014

Society of Illustrators 57

Excited to say these three illustrations will be in the Society of Illustrators 57 Annual and show in January. Incredibly thankful to all the judges for uncommissioned work, and see you in NY:)

Thursday, November 13, 2014

paintings and projects

It's been a busy week at the studio....I had a small break of time between sketches of children's books, and took the week to paint, paint, paint...

 Right now this poster above is available on etsy here.

upclose with the koi...

and just a "sneak peak" of something I'm working on for next year...

You can also find me now on ello here.

 Now back to the "grind"... !

Monday, September 29, 2014

Environmental Teaching: Rethinking Schools

I have this illustration in an upcoming book called "A People's Curriculum for the Earth: Teaching About the Environmental Crisis" from Rethinking Schools. Love it when my artwork is used towards education and the environment!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

NYTimes Letters: On Raising Children Outside of Marriage

Illustrated for NY Times letters, on the subject of the difficulties of single parenthood (particularly for women struggling economically). I was glad to be asked to illustrate for this conversation, as I have a particular passion about resolving this issue in America. Thanks to Nathan Huang for the assignment!

To view the article, go here.

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Children's Book News

Just thought I'd update on the upcoming children's books I've illustrated.. Papa Gave Me a Stick (Starbright Books), and The Red Bicycle (Kids Can Press) will both be coming out Spring of 2015!  

Also on the horizon upcoming books with Macmillan, Capstone and Beach Lane publishers...

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Fine Cooking Magaine 2014

Illustrated again for the upcoming Fine Cooking Magazine's Food Science section...A colorful article about hot Chiles. Thanks again to Pamela Winn for the assignment!:)

Friday, May 2, 2014

Sierra Magazine, The Starving Canvas, and Tumblr!

Did another illustration for the wonderful Sierra Magazine! For an article about the need for equality and diversity in the accessibility of our protected national parks. Thanks to Tracy Cox, AD!

Also, one of my illustrations is featured on bags being sold by The Starving Canvas! You can check out their fb page at the link below:

Also, I started a tumblr image blog here! You can check out some of my favorite illustrations, personal work, and more here:

Monday, April 28, 2014

Cricket Magazine

Illustrated again for Cricket magazine! Illustration is on a lovely poem entitled "Barefoot".  Check it out in the upcoming issue:) 

Monday, March 17, 2014

Harvard Business Review

Just did this illustration for Harvard Business Review, for an article about the World Wildlife Fund changing it's business strategies. Love illustrating anything environmental and/or tied to animals! Thought I'd show some process work here-- sketch ideas next to the final-- thanks to designer Annie Chin for the assignment!

Saturday, January 4, 2014

New Year News and Ensign Magazine

It's 2014! Hope everyone has started their new year off
wonderfully, well rested from the Holidays:).

A lot of happenings here at the studio, a couple children's book projects with
Kids Can Press and Star Bright books in the works, as well as news of new representation for in 2014 from Kelly Sonnack at Andrea Brown Literary Agency! Excited to work with such a wonderful and established children's book agency (and agent)!...and to see what exciting projects await this year! Hope everyone has a productive and exciting 2014:)!

Here is a recently finished illustration done for Ensign Magazine, about
talking with and getting to know your parents/grandparents:). Thanks to Kimball Bott for the assignment!