Tuesday, February 1, 2011

SCBWI Art Showcase Honor Award

Whew. This past weekend I attended the 12th Annual Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators Winter Conference in New York. It was three great days of speakers, workshops, and networking. I met a lot of talented people, and saw several amazing speakers including Jane Yolen, Lois Lowry, Dan Yaccarino and RL Stine among others. Aaaaaaaaand my illustration submitted to the art showcase won an Honor Award, which was a very nice suprise. I wrote a grant through my school to try and get the funding to attend the next conference in LA, so I’ll keep my fingers crossed.

Here’s my illustration again: