Building Relationships

Posted on Oct 15, 2014 in Art, Events, exhibition, Illustration, Library Events | No Comments

When Selma Levi, children’s librarian at Enoch Pratt Central Library, e-mailed me last JuneĀ about joining forces to celebrate Maurice Sendak’s 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are, I had no idea what would come of it. Typically, these types of things blow in the wind once people get busy with their lives. Selma and […]

Sao Tome bound…and stuff….

Posted on May 23, 2012 in Art, Books, Pat Cummings | No Comments

This Tuesday I head to Sao Tome and Principe! MICA’s Office of Continuing Studies sponsors a Summer Intensive Travel Program where students and life-long learners are able to explore different cultures and make art. The illustration department travels to Sao Tome. Other programs include Fibers in Istanbul, Sculpture in South Korea, General Fine Arts in […]

Rollin’ with the homies

Posted on May 1, 2012 in Artists, Education, MICA, Uncategorized | No Comments

Last week was senior portfolio week at MICA. By a strange stroke of luck, four of my SVA homies all ended up at MICA to participate. Though we didn’t get to see each other at once, it was great getting hugs and catching up with everyone in small groups. Taeeun, Lauren (MICA graduate), and Nora […]

Thoughts on Sophmore 1

Posted on Sep 20, 2011 in Art, Demos, Teachers Rock! | 2 Comments

Here’s a quick watercolor demo I did for one of my students yesterday. As a professional, I tend to forget how much my students need to learn at this level. I am really having to think about every facet of making illustration and how to convey that clearly to a group. I am also spending […]

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