Ladies and gentlemen . . . the amazing Pat Cummings!

Ladies and gentlemen . . . the amazing Pat Cummings!

When I was in graduate school at SVA, I was able to choose an advisor during my thesis year. My choice was Pat Cummings. I asked Pat because I had been reading her books and admiring her art since “Just Us Women” appeared on Reading Rainbow in 1984. I went on to fall in love […]

SCBWI recap

Posted on Feb 25, 2014 in Art, Books, SVA, Teachers Rock!, Uncategorized | 6 Comments

I spent last weekend in New York with over a thousand authors and illustrators. The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators held its annual winter┬áconference. Members span the globe and were fully present at this weekend’s events. I was in observer mode mostly and didn’t get into meeting and greeting many people, but I […]

BIRD and SVA in Bookpage

Posted on Oct 21, 2008 in Books, Illustration, Reviews, SVA, Uncategorized | No Comments

There will be a great write-up about BIRD and many other SVA graduates’ work in the November issue of Bookpage by Robin Smith. ­čÖé