Awards

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American Illustration 41

2022 Best Children's Book of the Year, Bank Street Books

2022 Capitol Choices Outstanding Titles List

2022 Notable Social Studies Trade Books List

Original Art Show 2021

Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell

The BRAW amazing Bookshelf, Bologna Children's Book Fair

Fall 2020 Best Books for Kids & Teens, The Canadian Children's Book Center

A 2020 Mighty Girl's Best Book of the Year

America Illustration 40

Best of 2020, Metropolitan & 24A Magazines

Can I Touch Your Hair?: Poems of Race, Mistakes, and Friendship

Sybil Award finalist, 2019

Charlotte Huck Honor, 2019

ALA Notable 2019

Why Am I Me

PICTURE THE DREAM, a traveling exhibition

Original Art Show 2017

The Case For Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

Children’s Book Council’s 2016 Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 

NAIBA Carla Cohen Free Speech Award 2015 

NAPPA 2015 Award 

Junior Library Guild Selection

Communication Arts 2015 Award of Excellence 

Original Art Show 2015 

2016 Best Children's Book of the Year, Bank Street Books

2016 ILA-CBC Children's Choice List 

2016 Amelia Bloomer List

 

Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass

2017 Amelia Bloomer List

Original Art Show 2016

 

2016 Mills Tannenbaum Award for Excellence in Children's Literacy

B is for Brooklyn DOE 365 Literacy Campaign poster (recommended Pre-K classroom book for 2015-16)

 

Exhibitions

PICTURE THE DREAM: Civil Rights' Children's Book Art, The New York Historical Society, NYC - Spring 2022,

 

  The Eric Carle Museum of Art, Amherst, Ma, March 2021, The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, June 2020 

 

Richard C. Von Hess Illustration Gallery (solo show), University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2019

 

Original Art Show, Society of Illustrators, New York, NY., 2021, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2011, 2008, 2006 

 

BLUE: Songs Are Like Tattoos (solo show), Diana Kane Boutique, October 2018When are you leaving town?

 

The Blue Wave Project (The Pen & Ink Brigade), Diana Kane Boutique, October 2018

 

Red Envelope Show (group show), Flushing Town Hall, Queens, January 2019

 

WOMEN MAKING A MARK (group show), University of Indianapolis, January 2018

 

Feminist Icon Show (group show), Art Slope, Diana Kane Boutique, Brooklyn, NY,  2016

 

The Case for Loving (pop-up show), Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, December 2014 

 

BROOKLYN PUBLIC LIBRARY (solo show, youth wing), Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn, NY, 2013

 

Clients
Scholastic Press, Knopf Books for Young Readers, Harper Collins, Macmillan/Henry Holt, Chronicle Books, Carolrhoda Books, Gibbs Smith Publishing, Simon & Schuster, School Library Journal, Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Museum, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Time Out NY Kids, KidLit TV
 

 

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Picture The Dream. High Museum of Art, 2020

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