Awards

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 I is for IMMIGRANTS

Original Art Show, 2021

Joni: The Lyrical Life of Joni Mitchell

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

A 2020 Mighty Girl's Best Book of the Year

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. The Carle Museum, Amherst, Ma, 2021

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 2020

Original Art Show, 2017

The Case For Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage

Picture The Dream. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 2020 & The Carle, 2021

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 

Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of the Year (2016 Edition) 

2016 ILA-CBC Children's Choice List 

Amelia Bloomer list 2016

 

Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony & Frederick Douglass

Amelia Bloomer list 2017

Original Art Show 2016

 

2016 Mills Tannenbaum Award, Reach Out and Read of Greater New York, Award for excellence in Children's Literacy

B is for Brooklyn Featured on the DOE's 365 Literacy Campaign poster (recommended Pre-K classroom book for 2015-16)

The Hillary Clinton Campaign Coloring Book 2016 Selina Alko, contributing illustrator. Hillary for America

 

Exhibitions

Picture The Dream (Civil Rights' Children's Book Art), THE ERIC CARLE MUSEUM, Amherst, Ma, March 2021 / The High Museum of Art. Atlanta, Georgia, June - November 2020 

 

PINK NYC (The Pen & Ink Brigade), Diana Kane Gallery, December 2019

 

Richard C. Von Hess Illustration Gallery (solo show), UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS, Philadelphia, PA, Aug 26- Nov 15, 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

 

Illustration: 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, Random House/Knopf, Harper Collins, Macmillan/Henry Holt, Chronicle Books, Carolrhoda Books/Lerner, GibbsSmith, 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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