Category Archives: Artists Q&A

Sarah Beise at SURTEX !

Hi Sarah… tell us a little about the SURTEX SHOW generally….what is it? SURTEX is a marketplace for sourcing original art and design for a variety of products.  Basically licensing for art and design! Where is it and when? NYC … Continue reading

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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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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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“Little Bitty” CB Review / Barton interview!

 from Children’s Book Review blog Patrice Barton’s artistic talents were discovered at age three when she was found creating a mural on the wall of her dining room with a pastry brush and a can of Crisco. She earned a … Continue reading

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Michele Noiset’s VT retreat experience! BALANCE!

Finding Balance Michele Noiset Michele Noiset, Associate Professor and Head of the Illustration Department at Memphis College of Art for the past two years, spent the month of July last summer working at the Vermont Studio Center in Johnson, Vermont. … Continue reading

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another agency crit for Temean Blog

Chris: LOTS GOING ON! This artist is very technically proficient – draws and paints very very well. But are we more aware of that talent than of this individual story?  There is SO much to look at which can be great fun … Continue reading

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Kathy Temean blog borrow!

had to borrow this …our first agency crit for the ‘Writing and Illustrating Blog’ by the wonderful Kathy Temean!  It’s a great learning tool for artists if you check in each week….and send your two sequential illustrations in for consideration … Continue reading

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