Monthly Archives: April 2016

NOTES FROM BOLOGNA! from two CAT artists there….

  What lead to your decision to visit the Bologna Children’s Book Fair this year?                            FIRST   KATY and then CONSTANZE follows Katy: Several things motivated my decision to attend the fair. First, as an illustrator and college art professor, I … Continue reading

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LOVELY EARTH DAY IMAGE…. Melissa Iwai

this good news and image seemed SO appropriate for Earth Day and week!!!  we must appreciate the fleeting moments of cherry blossoms and days of spring and our lives.   Congratulations Melissa Iwai  for winning an honorable mention and award for … Continue reading

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CAT NIP: transitions…

I wrote that I’d spoken to two groups of college students recently (Ringling College of Art and Design and William & Mary here in Wmsbrg).  It’s gotten me thinking of TRANSITIONS in life…so many of them! almost constant in fact.  … Continue reading

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William & Mary Art Class talk…..

Lizzi, me, and Kirsten from Wm & Mary art I had the great pleasure of speaking to the Senior Class of Art students at William & Mary here in Williamsburg last evening.  Most were fine arts majors (these two had interest … Continue reading

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award for Gendron and her Nutcracker!

our artist Cathy Gendron illustrated the much reviewed and loved The Nutcracker Comes to America from Lerner Books…and it has just won the “Dames of America’s 2016 Young Readers Award!”  please check this out:  https://cda1890.org/2016-book-awards congratulations all!   fabulous book to … Continue reading

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