Posts Tagged ‘penguins’

Companions, 5.5" x 4", multiple plate etching

“Your work is so Apocalyptic”

October 9, 2014

Said a woman to me at an art fair recently. I am used to lots of “Your work is so whimsical!” and “You should make children’s books!” so the apocalyptic comment was a nice change. But, still. Odd. In my own head I think of my work as something that has moved me away from […]

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multiple plate etching, 12" x 9"

Children’s Literature (and Children’s Art)

April 4, 2013

A friend recently sent me this link to the text of “children’s” author Phillip Pullman 1996 Carnegie Medal acceptance speech. http://www.randomhouse.com/features/pullman/author/carnegie Pullman compares “adult” literature to “children’s” literature.  His comments may apply to the adult art world, as well, and help explain why I am frequently identified as a children’s book illustrator, despite not having […]

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Nest II, etching and aquatint, 9" x 6", 2009

Nest II

April 30, 2006

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Voyage

April 30, 2006

 

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