Loving vs. Virginia in the Society of Illustrators Original Art Show

Posted on Oct 30, 2016 in Art, Contest, exhibition, Illustration

If you’re in New York, check out The Original Art Show at the Society of Illustrators! Loving vs. Virginia is one of the books selected this year and I’m thrilled to be on the wall with so many talented illustrators.  

Back to School Book Giveaway

Posted on Aug 10, 2015 in Books, Contest

It’s that time of year again! Kids are heading off to school and parents are celebrating the end of summer vacation. It is also time for me to clean and organize a bit before settling into my fall and winter work routine. I have been accumulating books all year and it’s time to share some of […]

Bringing Bookmaking to Baltimore!

I believe in making connections and using my resources and talents in whatever way that I can to help others. Teaching has been a direct reflection of that. Having been raised by raised by a teacher, watching one of my uncles serve his community as a social worker, and having an aunt who has been committed to […]

Louise and Liz!

Posted on May 22, 2014 in Art, Books, Contest, Illustration

Head on over to Elizabeth O. Dulemba’s blog to hear more about Louise and win a free copy of the book! For those of you who don’t know, Elizabeth O. Dulemba is an author and illustrator of picture books and most recently, a novel! She is Illustrator Coordinator for the Southern Breeze region (AL, GA, FL panhandle) of the SCBWI – the […]

We’re nearing 500!

Posted on Apr 21, 2014 in Art, Contest, Craftsy

I am crawling over the finish line with my next book, Sunday Shopping, written by Sally Derby, to be published by Lee & Low Books! It has been a loooooooong haul with this one, with a few stops and starts in between, but I am almost done. In Craftsy news, today my class was voted […]

Show me your stories!

Posted on Mar 7, 2014 in Contest, Craftsy

It’s finally here! A few months ago I flew out to Denver and joined Craftsy.com, an online learning community, to share my knowledge and love of picture book making. My class, The Art of the Picture Book, will be available online on March 18th! To celebrate the release date, I am giving away a free […]

Happy Bookday!!!

Posted on Mar 4, 2014 in Books, Contest

Today is the official release date of PLEASE, LOUISE. I have been buzzing with excitement all month and am thrilled that many of you have joined in spreading the word about the new book. To help welcome Louise into the world today, check out this fun birthday video! Congratulations to the contest winners. Thanks to […]

Louise Updates

Posted on Feb 28, 2014 in Art, Contest

Drum roll please……. Ms. Toni Morrison will be sending me three signed copies of the book. One for me, and two for you lucky contest winners. Soooooo, get those entries in to win a rare signed copy of PLEASE, LOUISE hot off the press! You may leave your library story here. Big news came in […]