Good news: five illustrations from my picture book WEEDS FIND A WAY were recognized at the Illustration West 53 Competition. The judges also gave my work a Gold Award and the Patrick Nagel Award for Excellence. Yippee! Many thanks to the Society of Illustrators Los Angeles.
My Skype visit to a children's literature class 1700km away at the University of Northern Colorado. Thanks, Dr. Erekson and students! Shhh...don't tell anybody that I was wearing my fluffy bunny slippers!
At Wordfest, Sheila Heti and Leeann Shapton talked about their book WOMEN IN CLOTHES, a survey, catalogue and visual essay on stories our clothes tell us. Here’s my contribution to the evening's clothing swap, along with my illustrated label.
On September 26, we welcomed my Little Free Library to its new home!
A group of kids cut the ribbon. Then we read some books. (Photos above: Janine Vangool.)
Visit the Capitol Hill Community Centre (21st Ave. NW near 15th St., Calgary) for a good read. Or find a Little Free Library near you: http://littlefreelibrary.org.
Calgary's Beakerhead art + science fest: Periodic Table Ferris Wheel, Net Blowup, an interactive climbable sculpture, and Lisa Brawn's Invasion of the Space Ponies. When the Net Blowup closed, my six year old chose the ponies over ice cream!