•"Heather" and "Over the Shoulder" were both accepted into the Philadelphia Sketch Club's April 2014 Small Oils exhibition.
•"The Parade" and "The Heron" were both accepted into the Philadelphia Sketch Club's January 2014 Works on Paper exhibition.
• At the SCBWI Eastern PA conference, an editor from Boyds Mills Press, Sarah Zhang, expressed interest in working with me on one of my book dummies. We are currently collaborating to bring the work to the next level. I am so grateful for her help.
I am thrilled to be the new co-president of CBIG, the Children’s Book Illustrators Group! Our 2014 line-up consists of some terrific editors, art directors and agents.
"CBIG, the Children’s Book Illustrators Group, is a New York City-based group of members are illustrators and author-illustrators who create high-quality work for children’s publishing and media. Anyone with a demonstrated interest in children’s book illustration may become a member, whether published or not."–www.cbig-nyc.com
Below: Ruth Chan (right) and I at the SCBWI Metro New York Lecture Series. Somehow both of our logos were runners-up in this contest, and our stories, award-winners in the Atlantic Avenue BID Children's Literature Contest. Yay!